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body
n
body
niiyaw nid my body

giiyaw nid your body

wiiyaw nid h/ body

owiiyaw nid h/ body

inside body
biinjina adv loc [BL] inside the body

See also: biinjinaw adv loc

boil
vi
boil
onde vii it boils

Paired with: onzo vai

onzo vai s/he boils, is boiled

Paired with: onde vii

boil down
iskigamizo vai s/he boils down

boil over
ziigaajiwande vii it boils over

Paired with: ziigaajiwanzo vai

ziigaajiwanzan vti let it boil over

Paired with: ziigaajiwanz vta

ziigaajiwanzo vai it (animate, e.g. a kettle) boils over

Paired with: ziigaajiwande vii

ziigaajiwanzwi vta [NI]

ziigaajiwanz vta

ziigigamide vii it boils over

Paired with: ziigigamizo vai

ziigigamizo vai it (animate, e.g. a kettle) boils over

Paired with: ziigigamide vii

boil up
ombigamide vii it boils up

cook by boiling
gabaashim vta cook h/ (by boiling)

Paired with: gabaatoon vti2

gabaatoon vti2 cook it (by boiling)

Paired with: gabaashim vta

finish boiling
giizhigamide vii it finishes boiling

make noise boiling
madwegamide vii it makes noise boiling

Paired with: madwegamizo vai

madwegamizo vai s/he makes noise boiling

Paired with: madwegamide vii

slow to boil
bejigamide vii it is slow to boil

start to boil
maajigamide vii it starts to boil

whistle from boiling
gwiishkoshwewegamide vii it whistles from boiling

gwiishkoshwewegamizo vai s/he whistles from boiling

boil
vt
boil
onzan vti boil it

Paired with: onzo vta

onzo vta boil h/

Paired with: onzan vti

onzige vai s/he boils things

onzigaazo vai s/he is boiled (by someone), "they" boil h/

Paired with: onzigaade vii

onzigaade vii it is boiled (by someone), "they" boil it

Paired with: onzigaazo vai

boil to sugar
ombigamizan vti boil it to sugar

ombigamizige vai s/he boils something to sugar; s/he sugars off

fnish boiling
giizhigamizan vti finish boiling it

giizhigamizige vai s/he finishes boiling things

finish boiling sap
ishkwaagamizige vai s/he finishes boiling sap

bone
n
bone
nikan nid my bone

gikan nid your bone

okan nid h/ bone

beaver bone
amikogan ni a beaver bone

break bone
bookogane vai s/he has a broken bone

bookoganeshin vai s/he falls and breaks a bone

bone aches
dewigane vai s/he has aches or pains in h/ bones

See also: dadewigane vai

dadewigane vai s/he has aches or pains in h/ bones

moose bone
moozogan ni a moose bone

strong bones
zoongigane vai s/he has strong bones

book
n
book
mazina'igan ni a book, a letter, a document, a paper

prayer book
anama'e-mazina'igan ni a prayer book

schoolbook
gikinoo'amaadii-mazina'igan ni a schoolbook

bookkeeper
n
bookkeeper
asigibii'igewinini na an accountant, a bookkeeper

asigibii'igewikwe na an accountant, a bookkeeper (female)

bored
adj
bored
biigiskaadendam vai2 s/he is bored, is not interested, is listless, is depressed

boring
adj
boring
biigiskaadendan vti not be interested in it, find it boring

Paired with: biigiskaadenim vta

biigiskaadenim vta find h/ boring; not be interested in h/ company

Paired with: biigiskaadendan vti

biigiskaadendaagwad vii it is boring

Paired with: biigiskaadendaagozi vai

biigiskaadendaagozi vai s/he is boring

Paired with: biigiskaadendaagwad vii

born
adj
born
niigi vai s/he increases in number; s/he is born

ondaadizi vai s/he comes from a certain place; s/he is born

borrow
vt
borrow
adaawam vta borrow (it) from, rent (it) from h/

adaawange vai borrow it , rent it from someone