zhiishii

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Ojibwe[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initial syllable reduplication for (zhii). Proto-Algonquian *ši·ʔši·y (gourd, rattle).

Noun[edit]

zhiishii

  1. rattle

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Verb[edit]

zhiishii

  1. Verb root for words that indicate rattling.

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References[edit]

  • "zhiishii" 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
  • Richard A. Rhodes, Eastern Ojibwa-Chippewa-Ottawa Dictionary. Berlin, Mouton de Gruyter, 1985