Cultural Awareness Translation of ‘locker/lockers’


Translation into Biigtigong’s dialect of Nishnaabemwin:

  • sanjgon / sanjgonan


sanjgon / sanjgonan ~ locker / lockers


Morphemes (building blocks of each word):

  • sanjgo ~ “caches something”
  • n ~ [noun-forming final]
  • an ~ [inanimate plural]


A rough translation of the inner-meaning:

  • caching thing / caching things


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

  • secure-storage thing / secure-storage things



How to cite this publication:

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