All about eating.

Eating Vocabulary

Wisne                                      Eat

Gimodanjegé                            Eat something secretly VAI

Gimodanjegé                            Eat something stealthily VAI

Dangam                                   Eat a bit of something, Sample it VTA

Gidanwé                                  Eat all of someone’s food  VAI

Gidamo                                   Eat all of s.o. or s.t. (VTA) like a whole bird

Gidan                                      Eat all of something VTI

Geshéba wisnewen                   Breakfast

Geshéba wisnen                       Eat Breakfast

Niba wisnewen                        Evening Food

Niba wisnen                             Eat at nite

Nagozhi wisnewen                   Dinner

Nagozhi wisnen                       Eat Dinner

Dépseni                                   Eat enough/Make someone eat enough VAI

(da) de mijen                            Eat enough of something VTI

Gijagnegé                                 Eat everything up VAI

Adopo                                     Eat from something VAI

Nawkwé wisnewen                  Lunch

Nawkwé wisnen                       Eat Lunch VAI

Mowa                                      Eat somebody (VTA)

Gidamo                                   Eat Somebody up VTA

Bedanjegé                                Eat Slowly  VAI

Inanjegé                                   Eat s.t. or s.o. VAI

Dananjegé                                Eat s.t. or s.o.  VAI

Mijen                                       Eat something

Ge geshéba mijen                     Eat something for Breakfast VTI

Nawkwé mijen                         Eat something for lunch  VTI

Nagozhi mijen                          Eat something for supper VTI

Jagan                                       Eat something up

Mno wanjegé                           Eat well VAI

Abanjegé                                 Eat something using something VAI

Widopangé                              Eat with others VAI

Widopa mijen                          Eat with others VAI

Mijnen jigamjegé                      Eat with fingers VAI

Widopam                                 Eat with somebody VTA

Majimwisne                             Begin to eat (VAI)

Wéwébwisne                           Start to eat (VAI)

Shema                                     Give something to somebody to eat VTA
Ashemangé                              Give to eat (VAI)

Ndewabdan wisnewen              Search for something to eat (VAI)

Mijem                                      Something Edible.

Aptadbeket mijem                    Midnight snack J

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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