Mskomen – Raspberry

Mskomen is animate when growing on the bush, and inanimate when picked.

Mskominek – Animate raspberries

Mskominen – Inanimate raspberries

Gode mskominek – These raspberries (animate)

Node mskominen – These raspberries (inanimate)

Mskominek gi yawik – Those are raspberries (animate)

Mskominen ni yawnon – Those are raspberries (inanimate)

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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