Dbeket – Night

Dbekok – Last night

Pkonyak – Tonight

Aptadbeket – Midnight

Nwi giwé bwamshe aptadbeket – I will be home before midnight

Nda giwé bwamshe aptadbeket – I should be home before midnight

Ni pi je ga zhyayen dbekok? – Where did you go last night?

Tadiwgemek ngi zhya dbekok – I went to the casino last night

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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