Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 3.8.2016

“It is Hailing”

     and

“It is Cloudy”

 

Phrase One

Mikwaniikaa:     (“It is Hailing/There is a lot of Ice”)

Pronunciations:

Mick-WUMM-ee-KAA

Linguistics:

Mikwam: Ice

Kaa: Abundance

 

Phrase Two

Waabishkaanawkad:     (“There Are White Clouds”)

Pronunciations:

Waah-BISH   KAAH-nuh-KWUDD