Cultural Awareness Translation of ‘washroom, bathroom’

 

Translation into Biigtigong’s dialect of Nishnaabemwin:

  • zaaghamoowgamig

 

zaaghamoowgamig ~ washroom, bathroom

 

Morphemes (building blocks of each word):

  • zaaghamoo(w) ~ “go outside”
  • wgamig ~ “built structure”, “quarters”

 

A rough translation of the inner-meaning:

  • go-outside quarters, go-outside built-structure

 

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

  • outside quarters

 


 

How to cite this publication:

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