Definición de Ojibwa en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ə(ʊ)ˈdʒɪbweɪ/

sustantivo (plural igual or Ojibwas)

1A member of an American Indian people inhabiting a wide area around Lake Superior. Also called Chippewa.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The Ojibwas had likewise used deception to their benefit in taking Michilimackinac.
  • The two Ojibwas affectionately nicknamed him ‘Baptiste’ or ‘Bateese’ for reasons never clear to him.
  • But long, long before the Voyageurs came the forests were home to the Sioux and the Ojibwa.
2 [mass noun] The Algonquian language of the Ojibwa.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • There are two sources of native borrowing: the Canadian Indian languages such as Cree, Dene, and Ojibwa, and Inuktitut, the language of the Inuit or Eskimo.
  • In this specific way the historical development of Miami-Illinois resembles that of Fox, one of its closest sister languages, rather than that of Ojibwa, another of its closest sister languages.


Relating to the Ojibwa or their language.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Similarly, the Native Americans of the Chippewa / Ojibwa tribes thought that the Sun's flames were being extinguished, and so during an eclipse they would launch skywards burning arrows in order to replenish it.
  • After 1840 many Metis buffalo hunters, the offspring of European fur traders and Cree and Ojibwa women, also joined these groups.
  • The portability of Ojibwa lodging - the wigwam - enabled such moves to be made quickly and easily.


From Ojibwa ojibwe, said to mean 'puckered', with reference to their moccasins.

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Saltos de línea: Ojibwa

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