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bluebird
n
bluebird
ozhaawashko-bineshiinh na a bluebird

[
eastern bluebird
Sialia sialis
]

blurry
adj
blurry
biigizawinaagozi vai s/he can't be seen well, is blurry

Paired with: biigizawinaagwad vii

biigizawinaagwad vii it can't be seen well, is blurry

Paired with: biigizawinaagozi vai

blurry vision
biigizawaabi vai s/he has blurry vision

biigizawaabandan vti see it indistinctly, see it as blurry

Paired with: biigizawaabam vta

biigizawaabam vta see h/ indistinctly, have a blurry view of h/

Paired with: biigizawaabandan vti

biigizawinam vai2 s/he has blurry vision

biigizawinan vti see it indistinctly, see it as blurry

Paired with: biigizawinaw vta

biigizawinaw vta see h/ indistinctly, see h/ as blurry

Paired with: biigizawinan vti

blush
vi
blush
miskwiingwese vai s/he blushes

board
n
board
nabagisag na a board, a plank

board
vi
board
boozi vai s/he gets in or on (a vehicle or a boat), boards, gets aboard, embarks

boat
n
boat
jiimaan ni a boat; a canoe

boat with motor
naabikwaanens ni [BL] an outboard motor; a boat with a motor

naabikwaanensiwi-jiimaan ni [BL] a boat with an outboard motor

big boat
mangoonagad vii it (a boat) is big

both sides of the boat
eyiidawoonag adv loc on both sides of the canoe or boat

high boat
ishpoonagad vii it (a boat) is high

long boat
ginoonagad vii it (canoe or boat) is long

See also: ginwaakoonagad vii ; ginwaakojiiyoonagad vii

ginwaakoonagad vii it (canoe or boat) is long

See also: ginoonagad vii ; ginwaakojiiyoonagad vii

low boat
dabasoonagad vii it (a boat) is low

narrow boat
agaasadeyoonagad vii it (a boat) is narrow

short boat
dakoonagad vii it (a canoe or boat) is short

Paired with: dakoonagizi vai

small boat
agaasoonagad vii it (a boat) is small

Paired with: agaasoonagizi vai

so big a boat
inigokoonagad vii it (a boat) is of such a size, is so big

so long a boat
akoonagad vii it (a boat) is a certain length, is so long

Paired with: akoonagizi vai

so wide a boat
inigokwadeyoonagad vii it (a boat) is a certain width, is so wide

wide boat
mangadeyoonagad vii it (a boat) is wide

arrive by boat
bagamishkaa vai s/he arrives paddling, arrives by boat

bring in a boat
biida'oodoon vti2 bring it here by boat

Paired with: biida'oozh vta

biida'oozh vta bring h/ here by boat

Paired with: biida'oodoon vti2

come in a boat
biidaasamishkaa vai s/he paddles here; s/he comes in a boat

go about in a boat
babaamishkaa vai s/he paddles about, goes about in a boat

go home by boat
giiwe'o vai s/he goes home by boat

go with in a boat
aadawa'am vta go with h/ in a boat

in a boat
biindoonag adv loc in a canoe, boat

make a boat
jiimaanike vai s/he makes a boat; s/he makes a canoe

middle of boat
naawoonag adv loc in the middle of a boat

pole a boat along
bima'oodoo vai s/he poles a boat along

bima'ookii vai s/he poles a boat along

bimakii'o vai [BL] s/he poles a boat along

See also: bimakii'ige vai [S]

bimakii'ige vai [S] s/he poles a boat along

See also: bimakii'o vai [BL]

rowboat
azhebowe-jiimaan ni [BL] a rowboat

azhebowewi-jiimaan ni [BL] a rowboat

See also: azhebowe-jiimaan ni [BL]

steal a boat
gimoojijiimaane vai s/he steals a boat or boats

take along in a boat
bima'oodoon vti2 pole it along in a boat; take it along in a boat

Paired with: bima'oozh vta

bima'oozh vta pole h/ along in a boat; take h/ along in a boat

Paired with: bima'oodoon vti2

under the boat
anaamoonag adv loc under a boat or canoe

unload a boat
agwaanaaso vai s/he unloads a boat or vehicle

wooden boat
mitigo-jiimaan ni a wooden boat or canoe

nabagisago-jiimaan ni a wooden boat or canoe

● COUNTING BOATS OR BOATLOADS
so many boats
dasoonag adv num so many boats or canoes, so many boatloads

one boat
ingodoonag adv num one boat or canoe, one boatload

See also: ningodoonag adv num

ningodoonag adv num one boat or canoe, one boatload

See also: ingodoonag adv num

two boats
niizhoonag adv num two boats or canoes, two boatloads

three boats
nisoonag adv num three boats or canoes, three boatloads

four boats
niiyoonag adv num four boats or canoes, four boatloads

five boats
naanoonag adv num five boats or canoes, five boatloads

six boats
ingodwaasoonag adv num six boats or canoes, six boatloads

See also: ningodwaasoonag adv num

ningodwaasoonag adv num six boats or canoes, six boatloads

See also: ingodwaasoonag adv num

seven boats
niizhwaasoonag adv num seven boats or canoes, seven boatloads

eight boats
ishwaasoonag adv num eight boats or canoes, eight boatloads

See also: nishwaasoonag adv num

nishwaasoonag adv num eight boats or canoes, eight boatloads

See also: ishwaasoonag adv num

nine boats
zhaangasoonag adv num nine boats or canoes, nine boatloads

ten boats
midaasoonag adv num ten boats or canoes, ten boatloads

boat builder
n
boat builder
jiimaanikewinini na a canoe maker, a boat builder

boatload
n
so many boatloads
dasoonag adv num so many boats or canoes, so many boatloads

one boatload
ingodoonag adv num one boat or canoe, one boatload

See also: ningodoonag adv num

ningodoonag adv num one boat or canoe, one boatload

See also: ingodoonag adv num

two boatloads
niizhoonag adv num two boats or canoes, two boatloads

three boatloads
nisoonag adv num three boats or canoes, three boatloads

four boatloads
niiyoonag adv num four boats or canoes, four boatloads

five boatloads
naanoonag adv num five boats or canoes, five boatloads

six boatloads
ingodwaasoonag adv num six boats or canoes, six boatloads

See also: ningodwaasoonag adv num

ningodwaasoonag adv num six boats or canoes, six boatloads

See also: ingodwaasoonag adv num

seven boatloads
niizhwaasoonag adv num seven boats or canoes, seven boatloads

eight boatloads
ishwaasoonag adv num eight boats or canoes, eight boatloads

See also: nishwaasoonag adv num

nine boatloads
zhaangasoonag adv num nine boats or canoes, nine boatloads

ten boatloads
midaasoonag adv num ten boats or canoes, ten boatloads

bobber
n
bobber
bobcat
n
bobcat
gidagaa-bizhiw na a bobcat

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Lynx rufus
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