muwin

noun animate
(animal) black bear (Ursus americanus)
Plural : muwiniyik, muwinuwok
Possessed : muwinemol, muwinumol
Locative : muwinewihkuk, muwinuwihkuk where there are bears
Diminutive : muwinesis, muwinehsis, muwinuhsis
Obviative : muwiniyil, muwinuwol

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Nomiyal muwinuwol ihtoli-sukayewotahsultimok. He saw a bear at the dump.
(as translation of Maliseet surname) Not-olu pesq, nakat Kci-Muwin, eliwiyut Nuwel Bel. There was one, the late Old Man Bear, whose name was Newell Bear. (MT)
Ktaqhomuhs nehpahal muwiniyil. The old man killed a bear.
Kci-muwin. ... Muwinehsis. Big Dipper (Ursa Major). ... Little Dipper (Ursa Minor).
Keywords :

Audio Recordings :

Audio Recording Type of Recording Authored by
example Alberta
word Pqiptes