Gnebech – Maybe/Perhaps

Gnebech gwi wisnemen ibe – Perhaps we will all eat something over there

Gnebech nwi wabma o wabek – Perhaps I will see him/her tomorrow

Gnebech gda mnekwé ode nibi – Maybe you should/could drink this water

Gnebech odanek nda zhya pkonyak – Maybe I should go to town tonight

Gaga she nwi zhechké i gnebech = Maybe I will do that soon

 

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.