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beaver pond
n
beaver pond
amikob ni a beaver pond

beaver snare
n
beaver snare
amiko-nagwaagan ni a beaver snare

because
adv
because
onji- pv rel because; for a certain reason; from a certain place

wenji- pv rel because; for a certain reason; from a certain place

onji- pv rel

bed
n
bed
apishimon ni something placed to lie on, a mattress, an air mattress, bedding placed on the floor

desa'on ni a platform, a bench, a bed in the wigwam

nibaagan ni something used to sleep on: a bed, bedding material

dirty the bed
miidingwaam vai s/he dirties the bed

miidingwaami vai [RL] s/he dirties the bed

See also: miidingwaam vai

go to bed
gawishimo vai s/he lies down, goes to bed

make bed up
apishimonike vai s/he spreads boughs on the floor, makes a bed (as in camp)

ozisijige vai s/he makes a bed

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

Paired with: ozhishim vta

ozhisijige vai s/he makes a bed; s/he puts something into shape, sets something in place; s/he sets the table

put to bed
nibe' vta make h/ sleep, put h/ to bed

under the bed
anaami-nibaagan adv loc under the bed

wet the bed
zhigingwaam vai [ML] s/he wets the bed

See also: zhigingwaami vai [RL] ; zhigingwaamo vai [BL]

zhigingwaami vai [RL] s/he wets the bed

See also: zhigingwaam vai [ML] ; zhigingwaamo vai [BL]

bed frame
n
bed frame
nibaaganaatig ni a bed frame

bedroom
n
bedroom
nibewigamig ni a bedroom; a hotel

bee
n
bee
aamoo na a bee, a wasp

aamookaa vii there are (many) bees, wasps

bee hive
n
bee hive
aamoo-wadiswan ni a bee hive, a wasp nest

beef
n
beef
beer
n
beer
biitewaaboo ni beer

zhingobaaboo ni beer