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acorn
n
acorn
mitigomin ni an acorn

acquainted
adj
acquainted
nagadenim vta be used to, familiar with, acquainted with h/

Paired with: nagadendan vti

nagadenindiwag vai they are acquainted; they are friends

acquire
vt
acquire
gashkichige vai s/he acquires something, earns something, is able (to do somehing)

acre
n
certain number of acres
daso-diba'igaans adv num
  1. a certain number of minutes, so many minutes
  2. a certain number of acres, so many acres

one acre
ingo-diba'igaans adv num one acre; one minute

See also: ningo-diba'igaans adv num

ningo-diba'igaans adv num
  1. one minute
  2. one acre

See also: ingo-diba'igaans adv num

two acres
niizho-diba'igaans adv num
  1. two minutes
  2. two acres

three acres
niso-diba'igaans adv num
  1. three minutes
  2. three acres

four acres
niiwo-diba'igaans adv num
  1. four minutes
  2. four acres

See also: niiyo-diba'igaans adv num

niiyo-diba'igaans adv num four acres; four minutes

See also: niiwo-diba'igaans adv num

five acres
naano-diba'igaans adv num
  1. five minutes
  2. five acres

six acres
ingodwaaso-diba'igaans adv num six acres; six minutes

See also: ningodwaaso-diba'igaans adv num

ningodwaaso-diba'igaans adv num
  1. six minutes
  2. six acres

See also: ingodwaaso-diba'igaans adv num

seven acres
niizhwaaso-diba'igaans adv num
  1. seven minutes
  2. seven acres

eight acres
ishwaaso-diba'igaans adv num
  1. eight minutes
  2. eight acres

See also: nishwaaso-diba'igaans adv num

nishwaaso-diba'igaans adv num
  1. eight minutes
  2. eight acres

See also: ishwaaso-diba'igaans adv num

nine acres
zhaangaso-diba'igaans adv num
  1. nine minutes
  2. nine acres

ten acres
midaaso-diba'igaans adv num
  1. ten minutes
  2. ten acres

so many acres
daso-diba'igaans adv num
  1. a certain number of minutes, so many minutes
  2. a certain number of acres, so many acres

acrid
adj
smell acrid
aakomaagwad vii it stinks, smells acrid

Paired with: aakomaagozi vai

aakomaagozi vai s/he stinks, smells acrid

Paired with: aakomaagwad vii

aakomaam vta find h/ stinks, smells acrid

Paired with: aakomaandan vti

aakomaandan vti find it stinks, smells acrid

Paired with: aakomaam vta

aakomaate vii it stinks, smells acrid cooking or burning

Paired with: aakomaaso vai

aakomaaso vai s/he stinks, smells acrid cooking or burning

Paired with: aakomaate vii

across
prep
across
agaamayi'ii adv loc across it; on the other side of it

agaami- pv lex across; on the other side of

across a muskeg
agaamashkiig adv loc across a muskeg

across the road or trail
agaamikana adv loc on the other side of the road or trail, across the road or trail

across the lake
agaaming adv loc on the other side of a body of water (a lake, a river), across a body of water (a lake, a river)

agaami-zaaga'igan adv loc across the lake

across the fire
agaamishkode adv loc on the other side of the fire, across the fire

across
adv
Motion from one side to another or a position extending across something is shown in many verbs with the root /aazhaw-/, which can take the forms /aazhaw-/, /aazho/, or /aazhoo-/, as the initial element.
carry across
aazhogewidoon vti2 carry, take it across

Paired with: aazhogewizh vta

aazhogewizh vta carry, take h/ across

Paired with: aazhogewidoon vti2

climb across
aazhawaandawe vai s/he climbs across

drive across
aazhawibide vii it speeds, drives, flies across

Paired with: aazhawibizo vai

aazhawidaabii'iwe vai s/he drives across

aazhogebizo vai s/he drives across

aazhogedaabii'iwe vai s/he drives across

aazhoodaabii'iwe vai s/he drives across

ferry across
aazhawa'oodoon vti2 ferry it across; take it across by boat

Paired with: aazhawa'oozh vta

aazhawa'oozh vta ferry h/ across; take h/ across by boat

Paired with: aazhawa'oodoon vti2

go across
aazhooshkaa vai s/he goes across, crosses

go across by boat
aazhawa'am vai2 s/he crosses by boat; s/he goes across by boat

aazhawa'o vai s/he crosses by boat; s/he goes across by boat

go across the water
aazhoge vai s/he goes across water

jump across
aazhawigwaashkwani vai s/he jumps across

lay across (stick-like)
aazhawaakoshim vta lay h/ across (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: aazhawaakosidoon vti2

aazhawaakosidoon vti2 lay it across (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: aazhawaakoshim vta

lie across (stick-like)
aazhawaakoshin vai s/he lies across (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: aazhawaakosin vii

aazhawaakosin vii it lies across (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: aazhawaakoshin vai

run across
aazhawibatoo vai s/he runs across

See also: aazhoobatoo vai

aazhoobatoo vai s/he runs across

See also: aazhawibatoo vai

aazhooba'idiwag vai they run across together

aazhooba'iwe vai s/he runs across in flight

aazhawagaakobatoo vai s/he runs across on the ice

aazhawagaaziibatoo vai s/he runs across wading through the water

swim across
aazhawaadagaa vai s/he swims across

take across
aazhogewidoon vti2 carry, take it across

Paired with: aazhogewizh vta

aazhogewizh vta carry, take h/ across

Paired with: aazhogewidoon vti2

take across by boat
aazhawa'oodoon vti2 ferry it across; take it across by boat

Paired with: aazhawa'oozh vta

aazhawa'oozh vta ferry h/ across; take h/ across by boat

Paired with: aazhawa'oodoon vti2

wade across
aazhawaadagaazii vai s/he wades across

aazhawagaazii vai s/he wades across

add
[counting]
vt
add
asigagindaaso vai s/he adds, totals

asigagim vta add h/ together (e.g., money)

Paired with: asigagindan vti

asigagindan vti add it together

Paired with: asigagim vta

add
[put with]
vt
add in
dagon vta add h/ in, mix h/ in

Paired with: dagonan vti

dagonan vti add it in, mix it in

Paired with: dagon vta

dagonigaade vii it is added, mixed in (by someone), "they" add, mix it in

Paired with: dagonigaazo vai

address
vt
address
ganoozh vta address h/, speak to h/, call h/ (on the phone)

Paired with: ganoodan vti

ganoonidiwag vai they speak to, address, call each other

ganoodan vti address it, speak to it

Paired with: ganoozh vta