How to use demonstrative pronouns in Ojibwe

How to use demonstrative pronouns in Ojibwe

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Ojibwe demonstrative pronouns : this

Demonstrative pronouns are used with nouns to make them more specific. The English demonstrative pronoun 'this' is 'o'o' or 'wa'ao' in Ojibwe. The word 'o'o' is used with masculine words and the word 'wa'ao' is used with feminine words.


o'o apabiwin
this chair
wa'ao bebežigōganžī
this horse
o'o wākā'igan
this building
o'o asin
this stone
o'o adōpowin
this table
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Demonstrative pronouns are used to refer to specific objects and their locations. In English, this would be the words this and these to refer to objects which are near and that and those to refer to objects which are further away. Using the nouns mazina'igan, apabiwin and iškwāndem (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use the demonstrative pronouns with each of these nouns (this book, that chair, these doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Ojibwe demonstrative pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned to use the Ojibwe demonstrative pronouns with the nouns mazina'igan, apabiwin and iškwāndem and the plural nouns mazina'iganan, apabiwinan and iškwāndeman you can move on to Step 7 (Ojibwe adjectives).

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