Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 2.3.2016

It is warm/mild weather

            and

The Sun warms things up.

 

Phrase One

Aabawaa:   (It is warm/mild weather)

 Pronunciations:

 AAH-buh-WAAH

Linguistics:

Aabwa: Warm

Aa: It is in a state or condition

 

Phrase Two

Aabawaasige:   (The Sun warms things up)

Pronunciations:

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

Linguistics:

Aabaw: Warm

Aasige: S/he shines, flashes

Connections:

In this, the sun is referred to as a he or she, as it is animate.