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John Eggers: How do you say goodbye in Ojibwe?

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How do you say “goodbye” in Ojibwe? Thanks to some dedicated people in town, we know how to say “hello” (Boozhoo), but how do you say goodbye?

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As you probably already know, there is no word for “goodbye” in Ojibwe. About the closest word would be, according to some friends of mine, “Minawaa giga-waabamin,” which means, I’ll see you again.

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