Éngezot – To Cost; Be a Certain Price

Only used with animate items

Ni je éngezot o kek? – How much does that kettle cost?

Nyano mekwi éngezot o kek – That kettle costs $5

Ni je éngezwat gi nemoshések – How much do those puppies cost?

Nishwak mekwi éngezwat gi nemoshések – Those puppies cost $200

Ni je éngezot o pen – How much does that potato cost?

Ngot yésben éngezot o pen – That potato costs 25 cents

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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: