Éngedék – To Cost; Be a certain price

only used with inanimate items

Ni je éngedék i biskewagen? – How much does that coat cost?

Nyéwabtek mekwi éngedék i biskewagen – That coat costs $40

Ni je éngedéwat ni gokbenagnen – How much do those baskets cost?

Mdatso mekwi éngedéwat i gokbenagnen – Those baskets cost $10.

Ni je éngedék i waboyan? – How much does that blanket cost?

Nishwabtek mekwi éngedék i waboyan – That blanket costs $20.

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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