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brace and bit
n
brace and bit
biiminigan ni a brace and bit

bracelet
n
bracelet
jiiskinikebizon ni an arm garter; an armband; a bracelet

braid
vt
braid
apikaadan vti braid it

Paired with: apikaazh vta

apike vai s/he braids

okaaden vta braid h/; braid h/ hair

Paired with: okaadenan vti

okaadenan vti braid it

Paired with: okaaden vta

okaadenige vai s/he braids things; s/he has braids

okaadenigaade vii it is braided (by someone); "they" braid it

braid hair
apikaazh vta braid h/; braid h/ hair

apikaanidizo vai s/he braids h/ own hair

okaaden vta braid h/; braid h/ hair

Paired with: okaadenan vti

okaadenidizo vai s/he braids h/ (own) hair

braid
n
braid
okaadenigan ni a braid; a braided rug

have braids
okaadenige vai s/he braids things; s/he has braids

braided rug
n
braided rug
okaadenigan ni a braid; a braided rug

brain
n
brain
niinindib nid my brain

wiinindib nid h/ brain

owiinindib nid h/ brain

brakes
n
apply the brakes
nagaawebishkige vai s/he applies the brakes

brakes on a car
nagaawebishkigan ni brakes

branch
vi
river branches
baketigweyaa vii it (a river) goes off to the side, is a tributary

branch
n
branch
wadikwan ni a branch

wadikwaniwi vai it (animate) has branches

wadikwaniwan vii it has branches

Paired with: wadikwaniwi vai

big branches
mamaangadikwanezi vai s/he (a tree) has big branches

small branches
biisadikwanezi s/he (a tree) has small branches

brass
n
brass
ozaawaabik ni (a piece of) brass, (a piece of) copper

ozaawaabikad vii it is (of) brass; it is yellow, is brown (as something mineral)

Paired with: ozaawaabikizi vai

ozaawaabikizi vai s/he is (of) brass; s/he is yellow, is brown (as something mineral)

Paired with: ozaawaabikad vii