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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)

builder
n
builder
waakaa'igewinini na a builder

building
n
building
waakaa'igan ni a house, a building

bull
n
bull
doonoo na [ML] a bull

bull snake
n
bull snake
newe na a bull snake

bullet
n
bullet
anwi ni something shot as a missle, a bullet, a shot gun shell

twenty-two bullet
anwiins ni a twenty-two bullet

have a bullet
odanwiimi vai s/he has bullets, has (shotgun) shells

bullhead
n
bullhead
awaazisii na a bullhead

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Ictalurus spp.
]

bully
vt
bully
miikinji' vta provoke, tease, harass, bully h/

miikinji'idiwag vai they provoke, tease, harass, bully each other

miikinji'iwe vai s/he provokes, teases, harasses, bullies people

bum
vt
bum
bagoshi' vta
  1. beg or wish to be fed or given something by h/
  2. bum something off h/

bagoshi'iwe vai
  1. s/he begs or wishes to be fed or given something by people
  2. s/he bums off people

bagoshi'iweshki vai s/he habitually begs people for things

bump
vt
bump
bizikan vti bump, accidentally run into or over it

Paired with: bizikaw vta

bizikaw vta bump, accidentally run into or over h/

Paired with: bizikan vti

bakiteshkan vti bump, knock it [with body or foot]

bump arm
bitaakonikeshin vai s/he bumps h/ arm on something

bump elbow
bitaakodooskwaneshin vai s/he bumps h/ elbow on something

bump face
bitaakwiingweshin vai s/he bumps h/ face on something

bump foot
bitaakozideshin vai s/he bumps h/ foot on something, stubs h/ toe

bump hand
bitaakoninjiishin vai s/he bumps h/ hand on something

bump head
bitaakondibeshin vai s/he bumps h/ head

bump knee
bitaakogidigweshin vai s/he bumps h/ knee on something

bump leg
bitaakogaadeshin vai s/he bumps h/ leg on something

bump nose
bitaakojaaneshin vai s/he bumps h/ nose on something

bump thigh
bitaakobwaameshin vai s/he bumps h/ thigh on something

bump down off
diitibishkan vti bump it down off something, knock it down off something (with foot or body)

Paired with: diitibishkaw vta

diitibishkaw vta bump h/ down off something, knock h/ down off something (with foot or body)

Paired with: diitibishkan vti