Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 4.26.2016

“The Waves Are Coming Here”

                          and

 “The Pleasant Sound of Waves on the Water”

 

 Phrase 1

 Biidaashkaa:      (The Waves Are Coming Here/This Way)

Pronunciations:

BEE-daah-SHKAAH

Linguistics:

Biid: Here, This Way

Aashk: Wave of Water

Aa: State or Condition

 

Phrase 2

Minweweyaashkaa:    (The Pleasant Sound of Waves on The Water)

Pronunciations:

MINN-way-WAY-aah-SHKAAH

Linguistics:

Min: Pleasant

We: Sound

Wewe: Continuous

Aashk: Wave of Water

Aa: State or Condition