Art-related Terms – ‘Imagines’
Art-related term in Biigtigong’s dialect of Nishnaabemwin:
Morphemes (building blocks of each word):
- mzin ~ “fancy, figured, image”
- end ~ “act by thought on it, perceive it by thought”
- am ~ “[makes the term a VAI2 verb]”
A translation of the morphemes:
- S/he is image-acting on it by thought.; S/he is image-perceiving it by thought.
A formal-English translation:
- S/he imagines.
Montano, J. P. “Art-related Terms in Biigtigong’s Dialect” biigtigong.com. Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, 3 May 2019. Web.