Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 2.19.2016

I Am Very Grateful/Thankful Today

               and

It is Excessively Slippery

 

Phrase One

Aapiji Nimiigwechiwendam:    (“I Am Very Grateful/Thankful Today”) 

Pronunciations:

 AAH-pih-JIH    nih-MEE-gwaych-IH-wayn-DUM.

Linguistics:

Aapiji: Very Much

Ni: First Person

Miigwech: Thank You

End: Pertaining to Thought

Dam: Pertaining to Emotion

 

Phrase Two

Onzaam Ozhaashaa Noongom:   (It is Excessively Slippery Today)

Pronunciations:

On-ZAAM   OH-zhaa-SHAA  noon-GOM

Linguistics:

Onzaam: Excessive

Ozhaashaa: It is Slippery

Noongom: Today/Now