Search the dictionary Advanced Search

How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

ginaan nad


your calf (of the leg)

There is no simple independent word for calf (of the leg). A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=naan-/ calf (of the leg) to make a full word:
  • ninaan my calf (1s-3s)
  • ginaan your calf (2s-3s)
  • onaanan h/ calf/calves (3s-3's)
Some basic forms of ginaan your calf are:

ginaan sg; ginaanag pl; Stem: /=naan--/