Bkwéshgen – Bread

Mishen i bkwéshgen – Give me the bread

Byédweshen i bkwéshgen – Bring me the bread

Byénénmoshen i bkwéshgen – Come hand me the bread

Nénmoshen i bkwéshgen – Hand me the bread

Dapnen i bkwéshgen – Pick up the bread

Mégwa ne bkwéshgen? – More bread?  (would you like more bread?)

Author: neaseno

I was born on Powers Bluff in Wood County, Wisconsin, into a traditional community of Neshnabek. I was raised speaking only native languages, and learned to speak English upon entering school at the age of 6. As of this writing, I am one of 5 remaining Heritage Fluent Speakers of Potawatomi.

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