waakaaʼigan

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Ojibwe[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Algonquian *waᐧxkahikani (house). Cognate with Cree wâskahikan/ᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (aayskahikan, house).

Noun[edit]

waakaaʼigan (plural waakaaʼiganan) (inanimate)

  1. a house, building

Inflection[edit]

  • waakaaʼiganan (plural)
  • waakaaʼigaans (diminutive)
  • waakaaʼiganing (locative)
  • waakaaʼiganish (pejorative)

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