Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 8.23.2016

Phrase:

Gizhewaadiziwin:          “Unconditional Kindness”

 

Pronunciations:

GIH-zhay-(W)AA-DIH-zih-WIN

Linguistics:

Gizh comes from warmth

Waa comes from light

Izi notes doing something in a purposeful way

Win notes life energy used to make the action possible

 

Literally, using one’s life energy in a purposeful way to enhance the warmth and light found within us all