Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 5.24.2016

“He/She speaks the Anishinaabe language.”

                         and

“Let’s speak the Anishinaabe language today.”

 

Phrase One

Anishinaabemo:     “he/she speaks the Anishinaabe language”

Pronunciations:

UH-nish-in-NAAH-bay-MO

Linguistics:

Anishinaabe: The spirit that is lowered.

Mo: Speaks

Connections:

Add “na?” to the end (as a separate word) to ask “Does he/she speak the Anishinaabe language?”

 

Phrase Two

Anishinaabemodaa Noongom:       “Let’s speak the Anishinaabe language today”

Pronunciations:

Let’s speak the Anishinaabe language today.

Linguistics:

Anishinaabe: The spirit that is lowered.

Mo: Speaks

Daa: Let’s

Noongom: Today/Now