Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 2.11.2016

Computer

   and

Pen/Pencil

 

Phrase One

Mazinaabikiwebinigan:    (Computer)

Pronunciations:

MUZZ-ih-NAAH-bih-KIH-way-BIH-nih-GUNN

Linguistics:

Mazin: Figured, Image

Aabik: Mineral/Inorganic Solid

Webin: Fling it by Hand

Gan: Turns it into a Noun

 

Phrase Two

Ozhibii’iganaak:   (Pen/Pencil)

Pronunciations:

OH-zhi-BEE ‘ IG-ih-NAHK

Linguistics:

Ozhibii’igan: Something writer, something used for writing

Aak: Wood or Organic Solid