Languages

Chippewa

Fact corner

  • Language: Chippewa
  • Alternate names: SOUTHWESTERN OJIBWA, OJIBWE, OJIBWAY
  • SIL-code: Ethnologue:ciw
  • Language family: Algic, Algonquian, Central, Ojibwa
  • Number of speakers: 103,826
  • Script: -

Introduction

Chippewa is an indigenous language of the Algonquian linguistic family. Chippewa is characterized by a series of dialects that have local names and frequently local writing systems.

The verb

Sample verb: anokii

Present

sg.1  nind-anokii 
sg.2  gid-anokii 
sg.3  anokii 
pl.1 (some)  nind-anokii-min 
pl.1 (all)  gid-anokii-min 
pl.2  gid-anokii-m 
pl.3  anokii-wag 
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