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Anishinaabemowin

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Cooking and Eating
Questions and Answers, Animate and Inanimate

1st, 2nd & 3rd Person
Questions & answer with inclusive & exclusive pronouns

Spirituality
The way we see the world and how it affects our language.

Voicemail

Voicemail
Anishinaabemowin for your answering machine.

Telling Time

Telling Time
Learn to tell time in Anishinaabemowin!

Who, What, When, Where, Wh

Who, What, When, Where, Why
Animate and inanimate examples.

Numbers

Numbers
The Anishinaabe number system.

Syllables & Sounds

Syllables & Sounds
Learn how to correctly pronounce Anishinaabe words.

Pronouns

Pronouns
I, me, she, they...

Our Language

Our Language
What is Anishinaabemowin?

Greetings

Greetings
Aanii, Bozhoo!

Diminutive Terms

Diminutive Terms
This simply means small. When the following sounds are put on the end of the word it makes someone or something small.

Weather Terms

Weather Terms
Will it be sunny or cloudy today?

Jiingtamok

Jiingtamok
Today we have two types of Jiingtamok, one is the traditional and the other is the competition.

Prepositions

Prepositions
There are many rules of speech in this part of Anishinaabemowin.

Possessives

Possessives
There are prefixes and suffixes that determine whether the topic is my, our, your, his/her or their.

Verbs

Verbs (pt-1)
Much of the Anishinaabe language is verbs.

Animate or Inanimate?

Animate or Inanimate?
In Anishinaabemowin every thought and word is either inanimate or animate.

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