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PAGE21MAZINAx19IGANWINTER20122013OJIBWEMOWINDoublevowelsystemofwritingOjibwemowin.x14LongvowelsAAEIIOOWaaboozx14asinfatherMiigwechx14asinjayAaniinx14asinseenMoozx14asinmoonx14ShortVowelsAIODashx14asinaboutIngiwx14asintinNiizhox14asinonlyx14AglottalstopisavoicelessnasalsoundasinAx19aw.x14Respectfullyenlistanelderforhelpinpronunciationanddialectdifferences.Down1.Itiscoldweather.2.after3.one5.every7.youAcross3.Itiswindy.4.Shecooks.6.Itissunny.8.nogaawiinx13gx13sinoonKx13zinoonVIIx19sItisverbs.Negation1stGaawiinaddzinoonorsinoon.Daashkikwaadin.x14Thereisacrackintheice.Gaawiindaashkikwaadinzinoon.x14Nothereisnocrackintheice.Gii-wendad.x14Itwaseasy.Gaawiingiiwendasinoon.x14Noitwasnx19teasy.Baswewemagad.x14Itisanecho.Gaawiinbaswewemagasinoon.x14Thereisnoecho.Waaseyaa.x14Itissunny.Waaseyaagabaaso.Whenitissunnyshewarmsup.Miikawaadad.x14Itisbeautiful.GoojitoonTryitTranslationbelow.IKIDOWINODAMINOWINwordplayTranslationsNiizhx142A.Sheeatsmorning-foodbreakfastwhenitis800ox19clockeveryday.B.Sheeatsnoon-foodlunchafterwhenitis1100ox19clock.C.Sheeatsevening-foodsupperwhenitis500ox19clock.YoualsoD.WhatwillyoueatlaterE.WhatwilltheyeatthosebirdsinthewoodsSeedsIwillfeedthem.F.Winterbirdschickideesandbluejays.G.Eaglessometimesandravens.Theyaretoughhaveinnerstrength.Niswix143Down1.Gisinaa2.Ishkwaa5.Endaso7.Giin.Across3.Noodin4.Jiibaakwe6.Waaseyaa8.GaawiinNiiwinx1441.Itiswinter.NoitisnotautumnDagwaaginzinoonnow.2.WhenitisablizzardbiiwangnoIamnothappy.Iamafraid.3.Whenitiswinternogaawiinitisnotdifx12cult.Getready4.Whenitisand-515minutesafter700ox19clockdibax19iganedkIleave.Igototheworkplace.5.Nothereisnotanechobaswewemagasinoonherenowtoday.TherearevariousOjibwedialectscheckforcorrectusageinyourarea.NotethattheEnglishtranslationwillloseitsnaturalflowasinanyworldlanguagetranslation.Thismaybereproducedforclassroomuseonly.Allotherusesbyauthorx19swrittenpermission.SomespellingsandtranslationsfromTheConciseDictionaryofMinnesotaOjibwebyJohnD.NicholsandEarlNyholm.AllinquiriescanbemadetoMAZINAx19IGANP.O.Box9OdanahWI54861pioglifwc.org.Niizhx142Bezhigx141OJIBWEMOWINOjibweLanguageNiiwinx144Niswix143521VIIx19s4Biboongx14WhenitisWinterCirclethe10underlinedOjibwewordsinthelettermaze.TranslationsbelowBiboongninitaa-jiibaakwe.Nimbigishkizhaagingiwopiniig.Nindoonzwaagingiwopiniigjiibaakwe-gizhaabikiziganing.Ninzaasakokwaanaagingiwgiigooyag.Nindaashkibidoonix19iwgichi-aniibiish.Nininikonaagingiwgichi-oginiig.Ningibozwaaox19owmiinibaashkiminasiganibiitoosijiganibadagwiingwezhiganibakwezhigan.Nimbiibaagimaagnindabinoojiiyagidashninaabem.Nindikidx1cAmbeomaaDaganamadabigWiisinigMinopogwad.x1dIkidowagx1cMiigwechx1dWhenitiswinterIamskillfulatcooking.Icutthemthosepotatoestopieces.Iboilthemthosepotatoesonthestove.Ifrythemthosex13sh.Itearitapartthatcabbage.Islicethemthosetomatoes.Ibakethisblueberrypie.Icalltothemchildrenandhusband.Isay.x1cComeherePleaseallofyousitAllyoueat.Ittastesgood.x1dTheysayx1cThankyoux1dGOAIOx18IGJSWIISINIEBEZHIGOGIINHKNIDOINEBIWAHNNIDASHKASHIEDIBAx18IGANEKNBNMIGIZIWAGEWWIINGIWISEBINESHIIYAGBA.Gigizhebaa-wiisininishwaasodibax19iganekendaso-giizhik.B.Nawaakwe-wiisiniishkwaaashi-bezhigodibax19iganek.C.Onaagoshi-wiisininaanodibax19iganek.GiindashD.Wegonenwaa-wiisiniyanbaanimaaE.Wegonenwaa-wiisiniwaadingiwbineshiiyagmegwaayaakMiinikaananniwii-ashamaa.F.BiboonibineshiiyagGijigijigaaneshiiyagidashdiindiisiwag.G.Migiziwagaangodinongidashgaagaagiwag.Mashkawiziwag.7381.Biboon.Gaawiindagwaagin_____noongom.2.Biiwan_____gaawiinniminwendanzii.Ninzegiz.3.Biboong_____zanagasinoon.Ozhitaag4.Ashi-naanodibax19igaansishkwaaniizhwaasodibax19igane_____nimaajaa.Nindizhaaanokiiwining.5.Gaawiinbaswewemaga_____omaanoongom.6Verbsx14Inanimatex14Intransitive.Actionwords-non-living-notransferofactiontoanobject.Thex1cItis...x1dverbs.Itiscold.x14Gisinaa.Itiswindy.x14Noodin.Itfreezes.x14Mashkawadin.Itissnowing.x14Zoogipon.Itiswinter.x14Biboon.Forcomplexsentence-useb-formconjugationWhenitiswinterx13addanendingx1cgx1dx14BiboongIfaverbendsinax1cdx1dchangethedtoax1ckx1dItisagoodday.x14Mino-giizhigad.WhenifwhileitisagooddayIx19mhappy.x14Mino-giizhigakniminwendam.