mi'iingan

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Ojibwe[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the preverb mayagi- (strange, foreign, exotic). Literally "the strange one".

Noun[edit]

mi'iingan (plural ma'iinganag)

  1. wolf (Canis Lupus)
    Ngii waabmaa ma'iingan nongom
    I saw a wolf today

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References[edit]

  • John D. Nichols, Earl Nyholm, A Concise Dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe (University of Minnesota Press, 1995) (p 75, 285)
  • Irene Snache, Rama First Nation Ojibwe Language Dictionary (Mnjikaning Kendaaswin Publishers, 2005) (p 198)