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boss
n
boss
ogimaa na
  1. a leader (male): a boss, a chief, a king
  2. a king (card)

have a boss
odoogimaami vai s/he has a boss or bosses, a chief or chiefs

both
adj
on both sides
edawayi'ii adv loc on both sides of it

eyedawaya'ii adv loc on both sides

eyedawi- pv lex on both sides of something

See also: eyiidawi- pv lex [BL]

eyiidawaya'ii adv loc at both sides; on both sides

See also: eyiidawayi'ii adv loc

eyiidawayi'ii adv loc at both sides; on both sides

See also: eyiidawaya'ii adv loc

eyiidawoonag adv loc on both sides of the canoe or boat

at both hands
eyedawininj adv loc at both hands

See also: eyiidawininj adv loc

eyiidawininj adv loc at both hands

See also: eyedawininj adv loc

both
eyiizh adv qnt both

bother
vt
bother
babaamendan vti pay attention to, be preccupied with, worry about, bother it

Paired with: babaamenim vta

babaamenim vta pay attention to, worry about, be preoccupied with, bother h/

Paired with: babaamendan vti

migoshkaaji' vta annoy, bother, pester h/

migoshkaaji'idiwag vai they annoy, bother, pester each other

migoshkaaji'iwe vai s/he annoys, bothers, pesters people

bottle
n
bottle
omooday ni a bottle

baby bottle
noobaajigan ni a baby bottle

bottom
[lowest part of body of water]
n
certain kind of bottom
inaamikaa vii it is a certain kind of bottom

deep bottom
akwiindimaa vii it (body of water) has a so deep a bottom

hit the bottom
mizhakiise vai s/he hits or touches the bottom, hits the ground

Paired with: mizhakiise vii

right on the bottom
mitaamik adv loc right on the bottom of a lake or river

rocky bottom
asiniiwaamikaa vii it has a rocky bottom

sandy bottom
mitaawangaamikaa vii there is a sandy bottom

bingwiiwaamikaa vii there is a sandy bottom

bough
n
cedar bough
giizhikaandag na a cedar bough

dry bough
bengwaandagaa vii the boughs are dry

bengwaandagizi vai it (animate, bough) is dry

fir bough
zhingobaandag na a fir bough

jack pine bough
okikaandagwaandag na a jack pine bough

on top of a bough
ogidaandag on top of a bough

pine bough
zhingwaakwaandag na a pine bough

space under boughs
zhiibaayaandagaa vii there is a space under the boughs

tip of bough
wanakwaandag adv loc at the tip of a bough

under boughs
anaamaandag adv loc under the bough

wet bough
nibiiwaandagaa vii there are wet boughs

nibiiwaandagizi vai it (animate, bough) is wet

white spruce bough
mina'igwaandag na [BL] a white spruce bough

boulder
n
boulder
babiikwasin na a boulder

bounce
vi
bounce
gwaashkwesin vii it bounces, rebounds

Paired with: gwaashkweshin vai

gwaashkweshin vai s/he bounces, rebounds

Paired with: gwaashkwesin vii

bounce
vt
bounce
gwaashkwesidoon vti2 drop it and have it rebound; bounce it

Paired with: gwaashkweshim vta

gwaashkweshim vta drop h/ and have h/ rebound; bounce h/

Paired with: gwaashkwesidoon vti2

bow
[weapon]
n
bow
mitigwaab na [NI] [S] a bow

See also: mitigwaab ni [N]

mitigwaab ni [N] a bow

See also: mitigwaab na [NI] [S]