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face
[body part]
n
face
indengwaan nid [N] my face

nindengwaan nid [N] my face

gidengwaan nid [N] your face

odengwaan nid [N] h/ face

indengway nid [ML] my face

nindengway nid [ML] my face

gidengway nid [ML] your face

odengway nid [ML] h/ face

acne on face
moosewiingwe vai s/he has acne on h/ face

angry face
nishkaajiingweni vai s/he makes an angry face

nishkaajiingwetaw vta make an angry face at h/

black face
makadewiingwe vai s/he has a dark face, a black face

bloody face
miskwiiwiingwe vai s/he has a bloody face

broad face
mangadengwe vai s/he has a broad face

bruised face
ozhaawashkwaanagiingwe vai s/he has a bruised face

bump face
bitaakwiingweshin vai s/he bumps h/ face on something

chapped face
gagiipiingwe vai s/he has a chapped face

giipiingwe vai s/he has a chapped face

clean face
biiniingwe vai s/he has a clean face

face itches
gizhiibiingwe vai h/ face itches

fall on face
ajijiingwese vai s/he falls on h/ face

flat face
nabagiingwe vai s/he has a flat face

freckles on face
gidagiingwe vai s/he has spots on h/ face, has freckles on h/ face

hairy face
miishiingwe vai s/he has a hairy face, is bearded

make face
niiskiingweni vai s/he grimaces, makes a face

niiskiingwetaw vta grimace at, make a face at h/

narrow face
agaasadengwe vai s/he has a narrow face

red face
miskwiingwe vai s/he has a red face

scab on face
omigiingwe vai s/he has a sore or sores, a scab or scabs on h/ face

omigiiwiingwe vai s/he has a scab or scabs on h/ face

scar on face
ojiishiingwe vai s/he has a scar on h/ face

slap on face
basiingwe' vta slap h/ on the face

spots on face
gidagiingwe vai s/he has spots on h/ face, has freckles on h/ face

swollen face
baagiingwe vai s/he has h/ face swell up, has a swollen face

wash face
giziibiigiingwe vai s/he washes h/ (own) face

giziingwe vai s/he washs h/ face

wide face
mangadeyiingwe vai s/he has a wide face

wipe face
giziingwe'o vai s/he wipes h/ (own) face (with something)

wrinkled face
oziigiingwe vai s/he has a wrinkled face

face
[front side]
n
steep rock face
giishkaabikaa vii it is a steep rock face

face
[position]
vi
● FACE A CERTAIN WAY
lie facing a certain way
inaasamishin vai s/he lies facing a certain way

Paired with: inaasamisin vii

inaasamisin vii it lies facing a certain way

Paired with: inaasamishin vai

sit facing in a certain way
inaasamabi vai s/he sits facing in a certain way

stand facing a certain way
inaasamigaabawi vai s/he stands facing a certain way

● FACE AWAY
sit facing away
animikwabi vai s/he sits facing away

stand facing away
animikogaabawi vai s/he stands facing away

animikogaabawitaw vta stand facing away from h/

● FACE DOWN
fly face down
animikose vii it turns face down, flies face down

Paired with: animikose vai

animikose vai s/he turns face down, flies face down

Paired with: animikose vii

lay face down
animikoshim vta lay h/ face down

Paired with: animikosidoon vti2

animikosidoon vti2 lay it face down

Paired with: animikoshim vta

lie face down
animikoshin vai s/he lies face down

Paired with: animikosin vii

animikosin vii it lies face down

Paired with: animikoshin vai

turn face down
animikon vta turn h/ face down, turn h/ facing away

Paired with: animikonan vti

animikonan vti turn it face down, turn it facing away

Paired with: animikon vta

animikonigaade vii it is turned face down (by someone), "they" turn it face down, it is turned facing away (by someone), "they" turn it facing away

animikonigaazo vai s/he is turned face down (by someone), "they" turn h/ face down, s/he is turned facing away (by someone), "turn" turn h/ facing away

● FACE THIS WAY
sit facing this way
biidaasamabi vai s/he sits facing this way

stand facing this way
biidaasamigaabawi vai s/he stands facing this way

● FACE UP
lay face up
aazhigijishim vta lay h/ face up; lay h/ over backwards

Paired with: aazhigijisidoon vti2

aazhigijisidoon vti2 lay it face up; lay it over backwards

Paired with: aazhigijishim vta

lie face up
aazhigijishin vai s/he falls over backwards; s/he lies face up

Paired with: aazhigijisin vii

aazhigijisin vii it falls over backwards; it lies face up

turn face up
aazhigidin vta turn h/ face up

Paired with: aazhigidinan vti

aazhigidinan vti turn it face up

face powder
n
face powder
waabishkiingwechigan ni face powder

use face powder
waabishkiingwechige vai s/he uses face powder

face up
adv
fall over backwards (face up)
aazhigijisin vii it falls over backwards; it lies face up

aazhigijishin vai s/he falls over backwards; s/he lies face up

Paired with: aazhigijisin vii

lay over backwards (face up)
aazhigijishim vta lay h/ face up; lay h/ over backwards

Paired with: aazhigijisidoon vti2

aazhigijisidoon vti2 lay it face up; lay it over backwards

Paired with: aazhigijishim vta

throw over backwards (face up)
aazhigidwebin vta throw h/ over backwards

aazhigidwebinan vti throw it over backwards

Paired with: aazhigidwebin vta

factory
n
factory
anokiiwigamig ni a workshop, a factory

fade
vi
fade
waabaaso vai s/he fades, is faded (from light)

Paired with: waabaate vii

waabaate vii it fades, is faded (from light)

Paired with: waabaaso vai

fail
vi
fail to see
gwiinawaabam vta fail to see h/, be unable to see h/

Paired with: gwiinawaabandan vti

gwiinawaabandan vti fail to see it, be unable to see it

Paired with: gwiinawaabam vta

faint
vi
faint
wanendamaa vai s/he faints

fall
[season]
n
fall
dagwaagin vii it is fall, is autumn

all fall
gabe-dagwaagi adv tmp all fall

every fall
endaso-dagwaagi adv tmp every fall, every autumn

fall before last
awas-dagwaagong adv tmp fall before last, autumn before last

See also: awasi-dagwaagong adv tmp [RL]

awasi-dagwaagong adv tmp [RL] fall before last, autumn before last

See also: awas-dagwaagong adv tmp

last fall
dagwaagong adv tmp last fall, last autumn

spend the fall
dagwaagishi vai s/he spends the fall somewhere