Meskedé – To be expensive

This verb changes when the expensive object is singular or plural, animate or inanimate


Meskezo o nemosh – That dog is expensive.

Meskezwik gi nemoshek – Those dogs are expensive


Meskedé i waboyan – That blanket is expensive

Meskedéno ni waboyanen – Those blankets are expensive

Other forms:

Meskedémget – It is expensive

Zam meskedé – Too expensive

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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