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machine
n
sewing machine
gashkigwaason na [ML] a sewing machine

See also: gashkigwaason ni [LL]

gashkigwaason ni [LL] a sewing machine

See also: gashkigwaason na [ML]

gashkigwaasonaabik ni [BL] a sewing machine

washing machine
giziibiiga'ige-makak ni a washtub, a washing machine

mad
adj
The initial /nishk-/ or the VAI final /-gidaazo/ occur in many verbs having to do with anger.
mad
nishkaadizi vai s/he is angry, is mad

nishkaadiziikaazo vai s/he pretends to be angry, pretends to be mad

nishkaadendam vai2 s/he is an angry person, is always mad

arrive mad
bagamigidaazo vai s/he arrives angry, arrives mad

come from a certain place mad
onjigidaazo vai s/he gets angry for certain reason, gets mad for a certain reason; s/he comes from a certain place angry, comes from a certain place mad

come here mad
biijigidaazo vai s/he comes here angry, comes here mad

enter mad
biindigegidaazo vai s/he enters angry, enters mad

feel mad
nishkendam vai2 s/he feels angry, feels mad

get mad
nishkaadiziitaw vta get mad at, get angry at h/

nishkaadiziitaadiwag vai they get angry, mad at each other

go away mad
animigidaazo vai s/he goes away angry, goes away mad

go home mad
giiwegidaazo vai s/he goes home angry, goes home mad

go off mad
maajiigidaazo vai s/he goes off angry, goes off mad

go out mad
zaagijigidaazo vai s/he goes out angry, goes out mad

go to a certain place mad
izhigidaazo vai s/he goes to a certain place angry, goes to a certain place mad

go upstairs mad
akwaandawegidaazo vai s/he goes upstairs angry, goes upstairs mad

mad at
nishkendan vti feel angry at, feel mad at it

Paired with: nishkenim vta

nishkenim vta feel angry at, feel mad at h/

Paired with: nishkendan vti

mad in a certain place
dazhigidaazo vai s/he is angry in a certain place, is mad in a certain place

mad to such an extent
apiichigidaazo vai s/he is angry to such an certain extent, is mad to such an extent

mad working
nishkanokii vai s/he gets angry working, gets mad working

make mad
nishki' vta anger h/, make h/ angry or mad

nishki'idiwag vai they anger each other, make each other angry or mad

nishki'iwe vai s/he angers people, makes people angry or mad

nishkim vta anger h/ by speech, speak and make h/ mad

nishkindiwag vai they make each other angry, make each other mad by speech

made up
adv
have mind made up
giizhendam vai2 s/he decides, is decided, has h/ mind made up

maggot
n
maggot
ookwe na maggot

magnet
n
magnet
manidoo-biiwaabik ni steel, a magnet

manidoowaabik ni a magnet

mail
n
go get mail
naadazina'igane vai s/he goes to get mail

naadazina'iganetamaw vta go collect a debt for h/; go get mail for h/

mailbox
n
mailbox
mazina'iganiiwi-makak ni a mailbox

maintenance engineer
n
maintenance engineer
boodawewinini na a maintenance engineer; a school custodian

make
[produce]
vt
make
ozhitoon vti2 make, build, form it

Paired with: ozhi' vta

ozhi' vta make, build, form h/

Paired with: ozhitoon vti2

ozhichige vai s/he makes, builds, forms things

ozhitaw vta make, build, form (it) for h/

See also: ozhitamaw vta

ozhitamaw vta make, build, form (it) for h/

See also: ozhitaw vta

ozhichigaade vii it is made, built, formed (by someone), "they" make, build, form it

ozhichigaazo vai s/he is made, built, formed (by someone), "they" make, build, form h/

ozhichigan ni something made, built, or formed: a hand-made thing, a manufactured thing, a product

ozhitamaazo vai s/he makes, builds, forms (it) for h/ self

finish making
giizhi' vta finish, finish making h/

Paired with: giizhitoon vti2

giizhitoon vti2 finish, finish making it

Paired with: giizhi' vta

hurry making
wewiibi' vta hurry h/; hurry making h/

Paired with: wewiibitoon vti

wewiibitoon vti hurry it; hurry making it

Paired with: wewiibi' vta

know how to make
nitaawi' vta know how to make h/

Paired with: nitaawitoon vti2

nitaawitoon vti2

Paired with: nitaawi' vta

nitaawichige vai s/he is skilled at something, knows how to make things

make a certain way
izhi' vta
  1. make or cause h/ to be a certain way
  2. make or cause h/ to do something (a certain way)

Paired with: izhitoon vti2

izhichigaade vii it is made a certain way (by someone), "they" make it a certain way

izhichigaazo vai s/he is made a certain way (by someone), "they" make h/ a certain way

izhitamaw vta make (it) for h/ a certain way

See also: izhitaw vta

izhitaw vta make (it) for h/ a certain way

See also: izhitamaw vta

izhitoon vti2 cause it to be a certain way, make it a certain way

Paired with: izhi' vta

make badly
mamaazhii vai s/he makes things badly, does a poor job

make bed up
ozisijige vai s/he makes a bed

ozisidoon vti2
  1. put it in place, arrange it
  2. make it (a bed)
  3. set it (a table)

Paired with: ozhishim vta

make nice
minotoon vti2 make it nice, build it well

onizhishi' vta make h/ nice; make h/ well

Paired with: onizhishitoon vti2

onizhishitoon vti2 make it nice, make it pretty

Paired with: onizhishi' vta

make odd
maanaaji' vta make h/ wrong, make h/ odd

Paired with: maanaajitoon vti2

maanaajitoon vti2 make it wrong, make it odd

Paired with: maanaaji' vta

make over
aanji' vta change h/, make h/ over

Paired with: aanjitoon vti2

aanjitoon vti2 change it, make it over

Paired with: aanji' vta

make skillfully
wawiinge' vta make h/ skilfully

Paired with: wawiingetoon vti2

wawiingetoon vti2 make it skilfully

Paired with: wawiinge' vta

make well
onizhishi' vta make h/ nice; make h/ well

Paired with: onizhishitoon vti2

onizhishitoon vti2 make it nice, make it pretty

Paired with: onizhishi' vta

make wrong
maanaaji' vta make h/ wrong, make h/ odd

Paired with: maanaajitoon vti2

maanaajitoon vti2 make it wrong, make it odd

Paired with: maanaaji' vta

start to make
maaji' vta start making h/

Paired with: maajitoon vti2

maajitoon vti2 start making it

Paired with: maaji' vta

make
[cause]
vt
make do
izhi' vta
  1. make or cause h/ to be a certain way
  2. make or cause h/ to do something (a certain way)

Paired with: izhitoon vti2