Cultural Awareness Translation of ‘fire’

 

Translation into Biigtigong’s dialect of Nishnaabemwin:

  • shkode

 

shkode ~ fire

 

Morphemes (building blocks of each word):

  • shko ~ “left over”
  • de ~ “it is heated”

 

A rough translation of the inner-meaning:

  • left-over−−it-is-heated

 

A plainer, more free-form, inner-meaning translation:

  • state-of-being-left-over-heating−−thing, left-over-heating−−thing

 


 

How to cite this publication:

Montano, J. P. “Facilitating Cultural Awareness with Biigtigong’s Dialect” biigtigong.com. Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, 21 Jun 2018. Web.