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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

away
[somewhere else]
adv
away
apiitendi vai s/he is away, absent, gone so long

inendi vai s/he is away, absent, gone so long

go away
awas pc disc go away!

run away
ginjiba' vta flee from h/, run away from h/

ginjiba'iwe vai s/he flees from people, runs away from people

away
[remove]
adv
take away
maajiidoon vti2 carry, take it away

Paired with: maajiizh vta

maajiizh vta take h/ away, take h/ along

Paired with: maajiidoon vti2

maajiizhiwe vai s/he takes people away, takes people along

away
[into place]
adv
put away
nanaa'in vta fix, repair h/; put h/ away; put h/ in order

Paired with: nanaa'inan vti

nanaa'inan vti fix it; put it in order, put it away

Paired with: nanaa'in vta

nanaa'inige vai s/he puts things in order, puts things away, fixes things

na'in vta bury h/; put away, store h/

Paired with: na'inan vti

na'inan vti put away, store away it

Paired with: na'in vta

na'inamaw vta put it away, store (it) for h/

na'inige vai s/he puts things away

na'inigaade vii it is put away, stored (by someone), "they" put it away, store it

na'inigaazo vai s/he is buried (by someone), "they" bury h/; s/he is put away (by someone), "they" put h/ away

awful
adj
awful
gagwaanisagakamig adv man terrible, awful, horrible, disgusting

awl
n
awl
migoos ni an awl

ax
n
ax
waagaakwad ni an ax

double-bladed ax
eyiidawaabidewi-waagaakwad ni a double-bladed ax

have an ax
owaagwaakwadomi vai s/he has an ax or axes

take along an ax
niimiwaagaakwadwe vai s/he takes along an ax or axes

ax handle
n
ax handle
waagaakwadwaatig ni an ax handle