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beet
n
beet
misko-jiis ni a beet

miskokaadaak na a beet

before
adv
as before
neyaab adv man as before; back to previous place or condition

before
conj
before
jibwaa- pv tns before

See also: dabwaa- pv tns

before
prep
before the usual time
noonde- pv lex before the usual time; need to

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

beg
vt
beg
andodamaw vta ask h/ for (it); beg h/ for (it)

See also: nandodamaw vta [ML]

andodamaage vai [N] s/he asks people, begs people for things

See also: nandodamaage vai

nandodamaw vta [ML] ask h/, beg h/ for (it)

See also: andodamaw vta

nandodamaage vai s/he asks people, begs people for things

See also: andodamaage vai [N]

beggar
n
beggar
nendodamaageshkid na-v beggar

nandodamaageshki vai s/he is a begger

See also: andodamaageshki vai [N]

andodamaageshki vai [N] s/he is a beggar

See also: nandodamaageshki vai

begin
vi
begin
maajii- pv lex begin; start; start off

maajise vii it begins, starts, moves off

Paired with: maajise vai

beginning
n
in the beginning
wayeshkad adv tmp at first; in the beginning

behave
vi
behave a certain way
izhiwebizi vai s/he has certain things happen to h/; s/he behaves, fares a certain way

Paired with: izhiwebad vii

behave angrily
nishkaajitaa vai s/he behaves angrily, acts up in anger

behave badly
maazhi-izhiwebizi vai s/he behaves badly

behave well
mino-izhiwebizi vai s/he behaves well, fares well, has good health

Paired with: mino-izhiwebad vii