zhaaganaashi

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Ojibwe[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ᔖᑲᓈᐦᔥ (zhaaganaash) +‎ -y (diminutive suffix)

Noun[edit]

zhaaganaashi (plural zhaaganaashiwag)

  1. English person
  2. Irish person
  3. Scottish person

Proper noun[edit]

zhaaganaashi

  1. English
  2. Erin
  3. Scott

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Independent compounds
  • ᔖᑲᓈᔑᐝᐃᒣᐦᑲᑌᐎᑾᓇᐦᔦ (zhaaganaashii-mekadewikwanaye)
    • Protestant minister
Dependent compounds
  • ᔖᑲᓈᐦᔒᐝᔾ (zhaaganaashiinh)
  • ᔖᑲᓈᐦᔒᐝᓐᐦᔅ (zhaaganaashiins)
Other Syllabic forms
  • Fully pointed mixed-finals: ᔖᑲᓈᐦᔑᐝ
  • Fully-pointed Eastern A-finals: ᔖᑲᓈᐦᔑ
  • Common Eastern A-finals: ᔖᑲᓈᔑ
  • Unpointed Eastern A-finals: ᔕᑲᓇᔑ

References[edit]

  • "zhaaganaashi" in A Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language, Beauchemin & Valois, 1878.
  • Jean André Cuoq, Lexique de la Langue Algonquine. Montréal, J. Chapleau & Fils, 1886
  • John D. Nichols and Earl Nyholm, A Concise Dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1995 124-14.2
  • Richard A. Rhodes, Eastern Ojibwa-Chippewa-Ottawa Dictionary. Berlin, Mouton de Gruyter, 1985