Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 1.27.2016

He/She is Crazy

      and

He/She is Happy

 

Phrase One

Giiwanaadizi:   (He/She is Crazy/Insane)

Pronunciations:

GEE-wunn-AAH-dih-ZIH

Linguistics:

Giiwan: Disordered

Aadizi: He/She Lives

 

Phrase Two

Jiikendam:    “He/She is Happy.”

Pronunciations:

JEE-kayn-DUMM

Linguistics:

Jiik: Pleasant, Pleasing, Nice

En: Thought Pertaining

Dam: Emotion Pertaining