Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 1.28.2016

I Am Very Lazy Today

          and

I Am Very Happy Today

 

Phrase One

Aapiji Ningitim Noongom:   (I Am Very Lazy Today)

Pronunciations:

AAH-pih-JIH   NIN-gih-TIMM   noon-GOM

Linguistics:

Aapiji: Very Much

Nin: First Person Prefix

Gitim: First Person, Lazy

Noongom: Now, Today

 

Phrase Two

Aapiji Ninjiikendam Noongom:   (I Am Very Happy Today)

Pronunciations:

AAH-pih-JIH   nin-JEE-kayn-DUMM    noon-GOM

Linguistics:

Aapiji: Very Much

Nin: First Person Prefix

Jiikendam: He/She is Happy

Noongom: Now, Today