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breast
n
breast
indoodooshim nad my breast

gidoodooshim nad your breast

odoodooshiman nad her breast

breast feed
vt
breast feed
noonaawaso vai s/he nurses a baby

nooni' vta breast feed h/

noozh vta nurse h/ [a baby]

breath
n
breath
bagidanaamowin ni breathing, breath

bad breath
maazhimaagwanaamo vai s/he has bad breath

breath cut short
giishkanaamo vai h/ breath is cut short

draw breath in
ikwanaamo vai s/he breathes in, inhales

wiikwanaamo vai s/he draws in breath, inhales

dry breath
bengwanaamo vai s/he has dry breath

first breath
biidanaamo vai s/he takes h/ first breath

recover breath
nasanaamo vai s/he exhales; s/he recovers h/ breath

short of breath
akwanaamo vai s/he is short of breath, takes short breaths

noondenaamo vai s/he runs short of breath, is short-winded

take short breaths
akwanaamo vai s/he is short of breath, takes short breaths

warm breath
giizhoonaamo vai s/he has warm breath

gizhanaamo vai s/he has hot breath, fevered breath

skinning knife
bakonige-mookomaan ni a skinning knife

See also: bakonigewi-mookomaan ni [BL]

bakonigewi-mookomaan ni [BL] a skinning knife

See also: bakonige-mookomaan ni

breathe
vi
breathe
bagidanaamo vai s/he breathes, exhales

breathe a certain way
inanaamo vai s/he breathes a certain way, uses h/ voice a certain way, utters a certain way

breathe fast
dataatabanaamo vai s/he breathes fast

gizhiinaamo vai s/he breathes fast

breathe in
ikwanaamo vai s/he breathes in, inhales

wiikwanaamo vai s/he draws in breath, inhales

change breathing
aanzanaamo vai s/he changes h/ breathing, sighs, changes pitch of h/ voice; s/he takes a deep breath

heard breathing
madwenaamo vai [BL] s/he is heard breathing, snorts, huffs and puffs

squeak breathing
giziibwewenaamo vai s/he squeaks when breathing, wheezes

stop breathing
gibitanaamo vai s/he stops breathing

ishkwaanaamo vai s/he stops breathing

start breathing
maadanaamo vai s/he starts breathing

breathe at a certain rate
apiitanaamo vai s/he breathes at a certain rate

breathe with difficulty
zanaganaamo vai s/he breathes with difficulty, has respiratory problems

breathing
n
breathing
bagidanaamowin ni breathing, breath

breech clout
n
breech clout
aanziyaan ni
  1. a man's apron, a breech cloth
  2. a diaper

breeze
n
good breeze
minwaanimad vii there is a good breeze

bridge
n
footbridge
aazhawaandawaagan ni a footbridge

bridge
aazhogan ni a bridge

bridle
n
bridle
zagidoonebijigan ni a bridle, a bit

briefcase
n
briefcase
babaamizii-mashkimod ni a briefcase