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adhere
vi
adhere
agoke vii it sticks on, adheres

Paired with: agoke vai

bazagoke vii it sticks, adheres

Paired with: bazagoke vai

administrative office
n
administrative office
ogimaawigamig ni an administrative office; a head office

admired
adj
admired
minwaabamewizi vai s/he is admired, is respected

adolescent
n
adolescent
oshkiniigii vai s/he is young, is an adolescent

adolescent boy
oshkinawe na a young man, an adolescent boy

oshkinawewi vai he is a young man, an adolescent boy

oshki-inini na a young man, an adolescent boy

oshki-ininiiwi vai he is a young man, an adolescent boy

adolescent girl
oshkiniigikwe na a young woman, an adolescent girl

oshkiniigikwewi vai she is a young woman, an adolescent girl

adopt
vt
adopt
bami' vta support, provide for, adopt h/

waangoom vta adopt h/

adopted one
bami'aagan na a supported one, an adopted one

adult
n
adult
gichi-aya'aa na an adult, an elder

gichi-aya'aawi vai s/he is an adult, is an elder

advance
n
in advance
giizhaa adv tmp beforehand; in advance; ahead of time

adversary
n
think of someone as adversary
miigaadenim vta think of h/ as an enemy or adversary; feel like fighting h/

miigaadenindiwag vai they think of each other as enemies or adversaries; they feel like fighting each other

afraid
adj
afraid
gotaaji vai s/he is afraid, is fearful

zegizi vai s/he is afraid, frightened, scared

afraid of
goshi vta be afraid of, fear h/

Paired with: gotan vti

gotan vti be afraid of, fear it

Paired with: goshi vta

gosidiwag vai they are afraid of each other

african
n
african
makadewiiyaas na a Black person; a person of African descent

african woman
makadewiiyaasikwe na a Black woman; a woman of African descent