The Ojibwemowin: Learning The Ojibwe Language
Host: Darrell Kingbird
Produced by: Brad Walhof
|Asking 1 person to repeat after you.|
Each and everyone of you, repeat after me.
|Gego shaa gwenimokegon
Dont be shy [to do anything].
|Niijii, widokowishin omaa
My friend, help me.
|Daga mamoon i-i
Pick this up - Pick that up.
|Gego baamendagen i-iwe
Don't bother it. Dont worry about it.
Are you shy?
|Gaawiin, nizhaagweni mosiin
No, I am not shy.
|Daga biidawishin i-i miinawaa
Bring that to me.
Get up [from laying or sleeping].
|Bizindaw weweni gichi anishinaabeg
Listen to your Elders.
|Bizindan weweni ge gii kamig
Learn what they teach you.
|Gidaa menjimendaan eshi ga kina amaagooyan
Remember what you are being taught.
|Wewenibimadizig zaagi idig
Live a good life and love one another.
|Ingodig giga kendaan wenji inaabandman
Someday you will know why you dream.
|Aandi imaa wenji gaayan?
Where did you come from?
|Mii iwide ni waaka igan
From my house.
|Gakiina igo mino ayaawag iwide?
Is everybody doing well over there?
|Eya mino ayaawag sago iwide
Yes, everyone is doing well over there.
|Aanish igo waa ezhichigeyan noongoom
What are you going to do today?
|I might go to Bemidji Later.|
|No, I didn't go over there.|
|Do you want to come along with me my friend?|
|No, I am going to stay home today.|
|What are you going to do over there?|
|I'm going to go and get what I'm gong to wear to work.|
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