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buck
n
buck
ayaabe na a buck, a male deer

bucket
n
bucket
akik na
  1. a container, usually of metal, for cooking or for holding liquids: a kettle, a pot, a pan, a pail, a bucket
  2. an engine, a motor

sap bucket of folded birch bark
biskitenaagan ni a sap bucket of folded birch bark; [BL] a birch bark basket

buckle
n
belt buckle
gijipizonaabik ni a belt buckle

buckshot
n
buckshot
waabiziiwanwi ni [BL] buckshot

buckskin dress
n
buckskin dress
bashkweginagooday ni a buckskin dress

bud
vi
leaves bud
zaagibagaa vii it buds; the leaves come out

buffalo
n
buffalo
mashkode-bizhiki na a bison; a buffalo

[
American bison
Bison bison
]

bizhiki na
  1. a cow, [pl] cattle
  2. a bison, a buffalo

buffalo meat
n
buffalo meat
mashkode-bizhiki-wiiyaas ni buffalo meat

bug
n
bug
manidoons na a bug, an insect, a worm; a germ

See also: manidoosh na

manidoosh na a bug, an insect, a worm

See also: manidoons na

manijoosh na [N] a bug, an insect, a worm

many bugs
manidoonsikaa vii there are (a lot of) bugs

See also: manidooshikaa vii

build
vt
build
ozhitoon vti2 make, build, form it

Paired with: ozhi' vta

ozhi' vta make, build, form h/

Paired with: ozhitoon vti2

ozhitaw vta make, build, form (it) for h/

See also: ozhitamaw vta

ozhitamaw vta make, build, form (it) for h/

See also: ozhitaw vta

ozhichige vai s/he makes, builds, forms things

ozhichigaade vii it is made, built, formed (by someone), "they" make, build, form it

ozhichigaazo vai s/he is made, built, formed (by someone), "they" make, build, form h/

ozhichigan ni something made, built, or formed: a hand-made thing, a manufactured thing, a product

build a fire
boodawe vai s/he builds a fire

boodawaadan vti build a fire in it; fire it up [as stove]

Paired with: boodawaazh vta

boodawaazh vta build a fire at h/

Paired with: boodawaadan vti

boodawazo vai s/he builds a fire to warm up

build a house
waakaa'ige vai s/he builds (a house or other building)

ozhige vai s/he builds a dwelling (lodge, house), makes camp

ozhigaw vta build a dwelling (lodge, house) for h/

ozhigaage vai s/he builds dwellings (lodge, house) for people

build a dwelling or lodge
ozhige vai s/he builds a dwelling (lodge, house), makes camp

ozhigaw vta build a dwelling (lodge, house) for h/

ozhigaage vai s/he builds dwellings (lodge, house) for people

finish building a dwelling or lodge
giizhige vai s/he finishes building a dwelling or lodge

giizhigaadan vti finish building it (a lodge or house)