Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 1.26.2016

I Am Sleepy

    and

I Am Thirsty

 

Phrase One

Ninoondenibaa:   (I Am Sleepy)

Pronunciations:

NIN-noon-DAY-nih-BAAH

Linguistics:

Ni: First Person Prefix

Noonde: Premature

Nibaa: He/She Sleeps

 

Phrase Two

Ninoondeminikwe:   (I Am Thirsty)

Pronunciations:

Nih-NOON-day-MIN-ih-KWAY

Linguistics:

Ni: First Person Prefix

Noonde: Premature

Minikwe: He/She Drinks