Tribal Council Vocabulary

Gi wse gises 2007 / November 2007

STATEMENTS, QUESTIONS and COMMANDS


Earl ndezhnekas -- My name is Earl


Ni je ezhnekazyen? -- What is your name?


Mno gizhget ne? -- Is it a nice day?


Ni je ngom ezh-gizhgek? -- What kind of day is it today?


Wegwni je ode? -- What's this?


Shonya ne gdeton? -- Do you have money?


Dabyan ne gdeton? -- Do you have a car?


EXPLANATION: Animate vs Inanimate


Wabden o gno -- Look at the eagle


Wabden i dabyan -- Look at the car (inanimate)


Wabden o dabyan -- Look at the car (animate)


Naden i dabyan -- Get the car


Byedon i (sema) shkemot -- Bring the (tobacco) bag

Council Words 2012