Lesson 24 - Who?
Awenen gewajid? - Who is cold?
Awenen gezhizod? - Who is hot?
Awenen nibaad? - Who is asleep?
Awenen ebid? - Who is at home?
Awenen enokiid? - Who is working?
Awenen wiisinid? - Who is eating?
Awenenag wiisiniwaad? - Who all are eating?
Awenenag enokiiwaad? - Who all are working?
Awenen gaa-baapid? - Who laughed?
Awenen gaa-nibaad? - Who slept?
Awenen gaa-gibaang izhgwaandem? - Who closed the door?
Awenen gaa-gibaang? - Who closed it?
Niin - I or me
Awenen iwedi eyaad? - Who is over there?
Aandi ezhaad gisaye? - Where is your older brother going?
Zaaga'iganing izhaa - He is going to the lake.
Gidizhaa na gaye giin? - Are you going also?
baapi - he laughs
niin - i, me
gaye giin - and you (singl)
In Zaaga'iganing izhaa, zaaga'iganing (to the lake) is not an object. So there is no TI verb here.
Personal pronouns usually do not appear with verbs in Ojibwe. But if there
are no verbs, they are used to indicate a person.
Personal pronouns. There are seven personal pronouns in Ojibwe:
|niinawind||we exclusive - we without you; i and them|
|giinawind||we incusive - we with you; i and you, or i, them, and you|
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