How to use personal pronouns in Ojibwe

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Ojibwe personal pronouns : I

A personal pronoun is what we call the English words 'I', 'you', 'he', 'she', 'we' and 'they'. Just like English, Ojibwe has a set of personal pronouns. The English word 'I' is a pronoun in the first person singular. The Ojibwe word for 'I' is 'niin'.

Examples

nīneta
just me
gaye nīn
me too
nīn daš ?
and me ?
gāwīn nīn
not me
nīn
I
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About Ojibwe

Ojibwe is a native language, which has been spoken since before the arrival of Europeans in North America. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Ojibwe would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Bebežigōganžī āwi wa'ao.
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Step 2 : Ojibwe personal pronouns

Personal pronouns are what we call the words I, you, he, she, we and they. Learning personal pronouns is important in Ojibwe, but you don't need to learn them all at once. Focus instead on just three Ojibwe personal pronouns to get started. We suggest that you learn nīn, gīn and wīnwā (I, you, they). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Ojibwe personal pronouns including useful examples. Learn the three Ojibwe personal pronouns nīn, gīn and wīnwā by heart and then move on to Step 3 (the indefinite article in Ojibwe).

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