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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

bright
adj
bright
bagaki- pv lex bright

waaseyaa vii it is bright, is light (as in the day), is radiant; it is sunny

Paired with: waasezi vai

bright (sheet-like)
waaseyiigad vii it is bright, shiny (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: waaseyiigizi vai

waaseyiigizi vai s/he is bright, shiny (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: waaseyiigad vii

bright leaves
waatebagaa vii there are bright leaves

bright snow
bagakaagonagaa vii there is bright snow

bring
vt
bring
biidoon vti2 bring it

Paired with: biizh vta

biizh vta bring h/

Paired with: biidoon vti2

biidaw vta bring (it) for h/

See also: biidamaw vta

biidamaw vta bring something for h/

See also: biidaw vta

biidamaage vai s/he brings (it) for (people)

biijigaade vii it is brought (by someone), "they" bring it

Paired with: biijigaazo vai

biijigaazo vai s/he is brought (by someone), "they" bring h/

Paired with: biijigaade vii

bring firewood inside
biindigenise vai s/he brings firewood inside

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

bring indoors
biindigadoon vti2
  1. bring it inside / indoors, take it inside / indoors
  2. introduce it (as a resolution or legislation)

Paired with: biindigazh vta

biindigazh vta bring h/ inside / indoors, take h/ inside / indoors

Paired with: biindigadoon vti2

bring inside
biindigadoon vti2
  1. bring it inside / indoors, take it inside / indoors
  2. introduce it (as a resolution or legislation)

Paired with: biindigazh vta

biindigazh vta bring h/ inside / indoors, take h/ inside / indoors

Paired with: biindigadoon vti2

bring news
biidaajimo vai s/he brings the news

biidaajimotaw vta bring the news to h/

biidaajimotaage vai s/he brings the news to people

biidaadodan vti come and tell of it; bring the news about it

Paired with: biidaajim vta

biidaajim vta come to tell about h/; bring the news about h/

Paired with: biidaadodan vti

biidaadojigaade vii the news of it is brought (by someone), "they" bring the news of it; it is forecasted (by someone), "they" forecast it

bring on back
biidoondan vti bring it on back

Paired with: biidoom vta

biidoom vta bring h/ on back

Paired with: biidoondan vti

bring on shoulder
biijinige vai s/he brings, carries something here on the shoulder

biijinigaadan vti bring, carry it here on the shoulder

Paired with: biijinigaazh vta

biijinigaazh vta bring, carry h/ here on the shoulder

Paired with: biijinigaadan vti

brittle
adj
brittle
gaapan vii it is brittle

Paired with: gaapizi vai

gaapizi vai s/he is brittle

Paired with: gaapan vii

broad
adj
broad face
mangadengwe vai s/he has a broad face

broke
adj
broke
biigoshkaa vai
  1. s/he breaks, is broken
  2. s/he is broke (out of money)

Paired with: biigoshkaa vii

broken
adj
broken
biigoshkaa vii it breaks, is broken

Paired with: biigoshkaa vai

broken arm
bookonike vai s/he breaks h/ (own) arm, has a broken arm

broken back
bookwaawigane vai s/he has a broken back, breaks h/ back, is hunchbacked

broken foot
bookozide vai s/he breaks h/ foot, has broken foot

broken hand
bookoninjii vai s/he breaks h/ hand, has a broken hand

broken leg
bookogaade vai s/he breaks h/ (own) leg, has a broken leg

broken tooth
bookwaabide vai s/he has a broken tooth, breaks h/ tooth

broken-down
adj
broken-down car
biigodaabaane vai s/he has a broken-down car

brooch
n
brooch
zagaakwa'on na a brooch

broom
n
broom
jiigada'igan ni a broom

jiishada'igan ni a broom

zhiishada'igan ni [RL] a broom

broth
n
broth
wiiyaasaaboo ni broth

wild rice broth
manoominaaboo ni wild rice broth