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.com. Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, 21 Jun 2018. Web.