Daga Anishinaabemodaa

Let's Speak Ojibwe

Provided by Pebaamibines Dennis Jones

Repetition is the key to developing good listening skills.

Q. Aaniin (giin) ezhinikaazoyan?          
A. __________________________________ (niin) nindizhinikaaz.        
Q. What is your name?
A. ____________________ is my name.

 

Q. Aaniindi (giin) wenjibaayan?  

A. __________________________________ (niin) nindoonjibaa.

Q. Where are you from?

A. ____________________ is where I am from.

 

Q. Awenen (giin) gidoodem?

A. __________________________________ (niin) nindoodem.

Gaawiin (niin) nindoodoodemisii.
Gaawiin (niin) mashi ningikenimaasiin nindoodem.

Q. What is your clan?

A. ____________________ is my clan.

I do not have a clan.
I do not know my clan.

 

Q. Aaniin apii (giin) debishkaayan?

A. ________________________________ o'apii ningii-tibishkaa.

Q. What month were you born?

A. I was born in the month of ____________________.

 

Q. Aaniin (giin) endaso-biboonagiziyan?

A. ____________________ (niin) indaso-biboonagiz.

Q. How many winters old are you?

A. I am ____________________  winters old.

 

Q. Aaniin (giin) ezhi-ayaayan? Aaniin enamanji’oyan?

A. _______________________ miinawaa ________________________.

Q. How are you feeling?

A. I am ____________________ and ____________________.

 

Q. Aaniin ezhiwebak agwajiing noongom?

A. _________________________ idash _________________________ agwajiing noongom.

Q. What is the weather like outside today?

A. It is ___________________ and ____________________ outside today.

 

A. Aaniin ezhinikaazod noongom giizis?

A. _____________________________ izhinikaazo noongom giizis.

Q. What day of the week is it?

A. Today is ____________________.

 

Q. Aaniin ezhi-giizhigak noongom?

A. ______________________________ noongom.

Q. What is the name of today's moon?

A. Today's moon is ____________________.

 

Q. Aaniin endasogonagizid (enaginzod) noongom giizis?

A. ______________________________ dasogonagizi (inaginzo) noongom giizis.

Q. What is the numbered day today?

A. Today is numbered at ____________________.

 

Midaaso-ako agindaason or Ako-midaaswi agindaaso.
Count up to ten.