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tab
n
tab at heel of moccasin
odoondanegwaajigan ni a tab at heel of moccasin

table
n
table
adoopowin ni a table

See also: adoopowinaak ni [BL] [RL]

adoopowinaak ni [BL] [RL] a table

See also: adoopowin ni

set the table
ozisinaagane vai s/he sets the table

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

Paired with: ozhishim vta

table cloth
n
table cloth
adoopowiniigin ni a table cloth

tack
n
tack
zaga'igaans ni a tack

tadpole
n
tadpole
boodoonh na a tadpole

taffy
n
make taffy
bigiwizige vai s/he makes taffy

maple taffy
bigiwizigan ni maple taffy

tail
n
Anishinaabemowin distinguishes between the TAIL OF AN ANIMAL, TAIL OF A BIRD, and TAIL OF A FISH or SNAKE.
● TAIL OF AN ANIMAL
animal tail
ozow nid h/ tail (of an animal)

furry tail
miishaanowe vai s/he (an animal) has a furry tail

have a tail
ozowaa vai s/he (an animal) has a tail

black tail
makadewaanowe vai s/he (an animal) has a black tail

flat tail
nabagaanowe vai s/he (an animal) has a flat tail

long tail
ginwaanowe vai s/he (an animal) has a long tail

short tail
dakwaanowe vai s/he (an animal) has a short tail

See also: dakwaanawe vai [LLC]

upturned tail
biskaanowe vai s/he has a up-turned tail

wag tail
wewebaanoweni vai s/he wags h/ tail

white tail [at tip]
waabishkaanowe vai s/he (an animal) has a white tail (at the tip)

● TAIL OF A BIRD
bird tail
onashkid nid its tail (of a bird)

wanashkid ni tail of a bird

long bird tail
ginwanashkidii vai s/he (a bird) has a long tail

pointed bird tail
jiibwanashkidii vai [BL] s/he (a bird) has a pointed or sharp tail

sharp bird tail
jiibwanashkidii vai [BL] s/he (a bird) has a pointed or sharp tail

short bird tail
dakwanashkidii vai s/he (a bird) has a short tail

spotted bird tail
gidaganashkidii vai s/he (a bird) has a spotted tail

striped bird tail
beshaakwanashkidii vai s/he (a bird) has a striped tail

white bird tail
waabanashkidii vai s/he (a bird) has a white tail

● TAIL OF A FISH
fish tail
ozhigwan nid h/ tail (of a fish or snake)

● TAIL OF A SNAKE
snake tail
ozhigwan nid h/ tail (of a fish or snake)

tailpipe
n
tailpipe
okijaabik ni a pipe through which smoke goes: a stove pipe, a tail pipe

take
[act]
vt
can't take being cold
wakewaji vai s/he can't take being cold, gets chilled easily

bad shot
maana'e vai s/he takes a bad shot

take a bath
giziibiigazhe vai s/he washes up, takes a bath

take a bite
nawadam vta take a bite of h/; take hold of h/ in mouth

Paired with: nawadandan vti

nawadandan vti take a bite of it; take hold of it in h/ mouth

Paired with: nawadam vta

take a break
gibichiitaa vai s/he takes a break

take a lunch break
nawajii vai s/he eats a light meal, takes a lunch break

take pictures
mazinaakiz vta take a picture of, photograph h/

Paired with: mazinaakizan vti

mazinaakizan vti take a picture of, photograph it

Paired with: mazinaakiz vta

mazinaakizige vai s/he takes a picture or pictures, photographs things

take place in a certain place
danakamigad vii it (an event) takes place, happens in a certain place

Paired with: danakamigizi vai

take short breaths
akwanaamo vai s/he is short of breath, takes short breaths

take a smell
gojimaam vta sniff, take a smell of h/

Paired with: gojimaandan vti

gojimaandan vti sniff, take a smell of it

Paired with: gojimaam vta

take a stroll
babimose vai s/he walks about, takes a stroll

take a sweat bath
madoodoo vai s/he takes a sweat bath

take a taste
godam vta sample, taste h/; take a taste of h/

Paired with: godandan vti

godandan vti sample, taste it; take a taste of it

Paired with: godam vta

gojipidan vti sample, taste it; take a taste of it

Paired with: gojip vta

gojip vta sample, taste h/; take a taste of h/

Paired with: gojipidan vti

take
[catch]
vit
take captives
nawadiniwe vai s/he takes captives

take hold
dakon vta
  1. hold, take hold of h/
  2. arrest h/

Paired with: dakonan vti

dakonamaw vta hold (it) for h/; take hold of (it) for h/

dakonan vti hold, take hold of it

Paired with: dakon vta

take hold in mouth
nawadam vta take a bite of h/; take hold of h/ in mouth

Paired with: nawadandan vti

nawadandan vti take a bite of it; take hold of it in h/ mouth

Paired with: nawadam vta