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Dzeedzeez (pronounced similar to tsee-dzeez, rhyming more or less with "cheese") is the Abenaki Indian word for "baby." It is spelled dzidziz or chijiz in the modern Abenaki orthographies (spelling systems.)

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Here are links to our webpages about the Abenaki tribe and language:

 Abenaki language dictionary
 Abenaki language pronunciation
 Abenaki Native
 Abenaki legends
 Abenaki Indian colors
 Eastern Woodland Indian languages
 Algonquian peoples

Here are a few good books about the Abenaki language and tribe:
 The Language of Basket Making
 Abenaki-English Dictionary
 Voice of the Dawn

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