Search the dictionary Advanced Search

How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

gidooskwan nid gh

your elbow

There is no simple independent words for elbow. A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=dooskwan-/ elbow to make a full word:
  • nidooskwan, nindooskwan, indooskwan my elbow (1s-0s)
  • gidooskwan your elbow (2s-0s)
  • odooskwan h/ elbow (3s-0s)
Some basic forms of gidooskwan your elbow are:

gidooskwan sg; gidooskwanan pl; gidooskwanaang loc; Stem: /=dooskwan-/

gidooskwan sg gh