zhiishiibens

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Ojibwe[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

zhiishiibens

  1. small duck (aquatic animal)
  2. small teal (duck)
  3. duckling

Related terms[edit]

Transformations
  • ᔒᐦᔒᐯᓐᐦᔅ (zhiishiibens) unaffected
  • ᔖᐦᔒᐯᓐᐦᔅ (zhaashiibens) initial change
  • ᔖᔒᐦᔒᐯᓐᐦᔅ (zhaazhiishiibens) reduplication
  • ᔕᐦᔮᐦᔒᐯᓐᐦᔅ (zhayaazhiishiibens) initial change reduplication
  • ᔥᐦᔮᐦᔒᐯᓐᐦᔅ (zhyaazhiishiibens) initial change reduplication with syncope
Other Syllabic forms
  • Fully pointed mixed-finals: ᔒᐦᔒᐯᓐᐦᔅ
  • Fully-pointed Eastern A-finals: ᔒᐦᔒᐯᓐᐦᔅ
  • Common Eastern A-finals: ᔒᔒᐯᓐᔅ
  • Unpointed Eastern A-finals: ᔑᔑᐯᔅ

References[edit]

  • Nichols & Nyholm: 127a-18.2
  • Freelang Electronic Ojibwe Dictionary
  • Baraga, Frederic. 1878. A Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language, explained in English. Montréal: Beauchemin & Valois.
  • Cuoq, Joseph. 1886. Lexique de la Langue Algonquine. Montréal: J. Chapleau & Fils.
  • Nichols, John D. and Earl Nyholm. 1995. A Concise Dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
  • Rhodes, Richard A. 1985. Eastern Ojibwa-Chippewa-Ottawa Dictionary. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.