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nail
[fastener]
n
nail
zaga'igan ni a nail

nail
[attach]
vt
nail
zaga'an vti nail it; fasten it (with something)

Paired with: zaga' vta

zaga' vta nail h/; fasten h/ (with something)

Paired with: zaga'an vti

zaga'ige vai s/he fastens things (with something); s/he nails things

zaga'amaw vta nail (it) for h/; fasten (it) for h/ (with something)

zaga'igaade vii it is fastened (with something) (by someone), "they" fasten it (with something); it is nailed (by someone), "they" nail it

zaga'igaazo vai h/ is fastened (with something) (by someone), "they" fasten h/ (with something); s/he is nailed (by someone), "they" nail h/

nail
[body part]
n
fingernail
nishkanzh nad
  1. my nail (fingernail, toenail)
  2. my claw

gishkanzh nad
  1. your (sg) nail (fingernail, toenail)
  2. your (sg) claw

oshkanzhiin nad
  1. h/ nail (fingernail, toenail)
  2. h/ claw

toenail
nishkanzh nad
  1. my nail (fingernail, toenail)
  2. my claw

gishkanzh nad
  1. your (sg) nail (fingernail, toenail)
  2. your (sg) claw

oshkanzhiin nad
  1. h/ nail (fingernail, toenail)
  2. h/ claw

big nails
mamaangiganzhii vai s/he has big nails, has big claws

cut nail
giishkiganzhiikozh vta cut h/ nails

giishkiganzhiikonidizo vai s/he cuts h/ (own) nails

long nail
gagaanwaakoganzhii vai s/he has long nails or claws

pointed nail
bajiishkiganzhii vai s/he has pointed nails or claws or talons

short nail
dadaakoganzhii vai s/he has short nails or claws

split nail
daashkaganzhii vai s/he has a split nail or split nails

split nail
daashkiganzhiishin vai s/he splits h/ nails on something

naked
adj
naked
mitaakwazhe vai s/he is naked

mitaaskiiwe vai s/he is naked; s/he goes skinny-dipping

bingwaashaagidi vai [BL] s/he is naked

lie naked
mitaakwazheshin vai s/he lies naked, sleeps naked

sleep naked
mitaakwazhengwaami vai [RL] s/he sleeps naked

mitaakwazheshin vai s/he lies naked, sleeps naked

name
n
name
izhinikaazowin ni a personal or family name

wiinzowin ni a personal or family name

first name
nitaminikaazo vai s/he has a first name

nitaminikaazowin ni a first name

give a name
wiinzh vta give h/ a name; mention the name of h/; name h/

Paired with: wiindan vti

wiindaawaso vai s/he names a child, gives names, has a naming ceremony

have a name
wiinde vii it has a name

Paired with: wiinzo vai

wiinzo vai s/he has a name, is named

Paired with: wiinde vii

Indian name
anishinaabe-izhinikaazowin ni an Indian name

anishinaabe-wiinzowin ni an Indian name

last name
ishkwenikaazo vai s/he has a last name

ishkwenikaazowin ni a last name

ishkwaajinikaazo vai s/he has a last name

ishkwaajinikaazowin ni a last name

mention name
wiindan vti name it, mention its name, give it a name

Paired with: wiinzh vta

wiinzh vta give h/ a name; mention the name of h/; name h/

Paired with: wiindan vti

ugly name
maazhinikaade vii it has an ugly name

Paired with: maazhinikaazo vai

maazhinikaazo vai s/he has an ugly name

Paired with: maazhinikaade vii

name
vt
name a certain way
izhi-wiindan vti call, name it a certain way

Paired with: izhi-wiinzh vta

izhi-wiinde vii it is called, named a certain way

Paired with: izhi-wiinzo vai

izhi-wiinzh vta call, name h/ a certain way

Paired with: izhi-wiindan vti

izhinikaadan vti name it a certain way

Paired with: izhinikaazh vta

izhinikaade vii it is named a certain way

Paired with: izhinikaazo vai

izhinikaazh vta name h/ a certain way

Paired with: izhinikaadan vti

izhinikaazo vai s/he is named a certain way

Paired with: izhinikaade vii

name
wiinzh vta give h/ a name; mention the name of h/; name h/

Paired with: wiindan vti

wiindan vti name it, mention its name, give it a name

Paired with: wiinzh vta

wiindaawaso vai s/he names a child, gives names, has a naming ceremony

name in Ojibwe
ojibwewinikaadan vti name it in Ojibwe

Paired with: ojibwewinikaazh vta

ojibwewinikaazh vta name h/ in Ojibwe

Paired with: ojibwewinikaadan vti

ojibwewinikaade vii it is named in Ojibwe

Paired with: ojibwewinikaazo vai

ojibwewinikaazo vai s/he is named in Ojibwe

Paired with: ojibwewinikaade vii

namesake
n
namesake
niiyawen'enh nad my namesake

giiyawen'enh nad your namesake

wiiyawen'enyan nad h/ namesake

naming ceremony
n
naming ceremony
wiindaawaso vai s/he names a child, gives names, has a naming ceremony

wiindaawasowin ni a naming ceremony

nap
n
quick nap
zhiibaangwashi vai s/he takes a quick nap

napkin
n
napkin
giziidoone'igan ni a napkin

See also: giziidoone'on ni

giziidoone'on ni a napkin

See also: giziidoone'igan ni