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Ojibwe Word of the Week

​The United Nations has proclaimed 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages. 

In recognition of this, until the end of 2019 LRSD will be releasing an Ojibwe word of the week.

Take a look at all the words below.

Week of June 29

Ojibwe: Biiginaago (bee/gin/ago)
English: Yesterday


Week of June 22

Ojibwe: Waabang (waah/bung)
English: Tomorrow


Week of June 15

Ojibwe: Noongom (noon/gum)
English: Today


Week of July 8

Ojibwe: Anishanaabemowin (uh/nish/uhnawe/beh/mo/win)
English: Ojibwe language


Week of July 1

Ojibwe: Ziigwan (zee/gwan)
English: Spring


Week of June 24

Ojibwe: Mazina’igan (ma/zi/nay/e/gun)
English: Paper


Week of June 17

Ojibwe: Ozhibii’iganaak (o/zhee/be/gun/nuck)
English: Pen/Pencil


Week of June 10

Ojibwe: Giginoo'amaagan (gi/gi/new/a/mah/gun)
English: Student


Week of June 3

Ojibwe: Niibin (knee/bin)
English: Summer


Week of May 27

Ojibwe: Giginoo’amaagamik (gi/gi/new/amaa/guy/ga/mik)
English: School


Week of May 20

Ojibwe: Niwiijiiwaagan (ni/we/jee/wah/gun) 
English: My friend.


Week of May 13

Ojibwe: Nisaye (ni/sigh/yay)
nglish: Older brother


Week of May 6

Ojibwe: Nishiime (ni/she/meh)
nglish: Younger brother/sister


Week of April 29

Ojibwe: Nimise
nglish: Older sister (ney/mi/say)


Week of April 22

Ojibwe: Nimishoomis (neh/meh/shoe/miss) or Mishoom (meh/shoom) 
nglish: My grandfather


Week of April 15

Ojibwe: Nookomis (know/come/miss) or Gookom (koo/come)
nglish: My grandmother


Week of April 8

Ojibwe: Nimbaabaa (nim/baa/baa) or Nindede (nin/dey/dey)
nglish: My father


Week of April 1

Ojibwe: Nimama (knee/ma/ma)
nglish: My mother


Week of March 18

Ojibwe: Abinoojii (a/bin/knoo/jee)
nglish: Child


Week of March 11

Ojibwe: Giin (geen)
nglish: You


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