gichi-

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Ojibwe[edit]

Preverb[edit]

gichi- (ᑭᐦᒋ, lexical)
gichi= (vowel root)

  1. big
  2. great
  3. long
  4. very

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

gichi=

  • gichigami (animate noun)
    sea
    Lake Superior
    one of Great Lakes
    1. gichigamiin (plural)
    2. gichigamiing (locative)
  • gichigamiiwashk (inanimate noun)
    reed
    rush
    1. gichigamiiwashkoon (plural)
  • gichipizo (intransitive verb, animate subject)
    1. wear as a belt

gichi-

Transformations
  • gichi= (unaffected)
  • gchi= (syncope)
  • chi= (reduction)
  • ch= (reduction syncope)
  • gechi= (initial change)
  • gagichi= (reduplication)
  • ggich= (reduplication syncope)
  • gegichi= (initial change reduplication)
  • gegich= (initial change reduplication syncope)