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calico
n
calico
gidagiigin ni calico, print cotton fabric

call
[say in loud voice]
vi
call out
biibaagi vai s/he calls out, shouts

biibaagim vta call out to h/; shout at h/

Paired with: biibaagindan vti

biibaagindan vti call out to it; shout at it

Paired with: biibaagim vta

call
[name]
vt
call a certain way
izhi-wiindan vti call, name it a certain way

Paired with: izhi-wiinzh vta

izhi-wiinzh vta call, name h/ a certain way

Paired with: izhi-wiindan vti

izhi-wiinde vii it is called, named a certain way

Paired with: izhi-wiinzo vai

izhi-wiinzo vai s/he is called, named a certain way

Paired with: izhi-wiinde vii

call in Indian
anishinaabewinikaadan vti call it in Indian (Ojibwe)

Paired with: anishinaabewinikaazh vta

anishinaabewinikaade vii it is called in Indian (Ojibwe)

Paired with: anishinaabewinikaazo vai

anishinaabewinikaazh vta call h/ in Indian (Ojibwe)

Paired with: anishinaabewinikaadan vti

anishinaabewinikaazo vai s/he is called in Indian (Ojibwe); s/he has a spirit name

Paired with: anishinaabewinikaade vii

call in Ojibwe
anishinaabewinikaadan vti call it in Indian (Ojibwe)

Paired with: anishinaabewinikaazh vta

anishinaabewinikaazh vta call h/ in Indian (Ojibwe)

Paired with: anishinaabewinikaadan vti

anishinaabewinikaade vii it is called in Indian (Ojibwe)

Paired with: anishinaabewinikaazo vai

anishinaabewinikaazo vai s/he is called in Indian (Ojibwe); s/he has a spirit name

Paired with: anishinaabewinikaade vii

call
[telephone]
vt
call on the phone
ganoozh vta address h/, speak to h/, call h/ (on the phone)

Paired with: ganoodan vti

call
[ask to come]
vt
call people
nandom vta [ML] ask for, call, summon h/

See also: andom vta

nandonge vai [ML] s/he asks for, calls, summons people

See also: andonge vai

call
[characteristic call]
n
make a characteristic call
inwe vai s/he makes a characteristic call (of an animal or bird); s/he speaks a certain language

noondaagozi vai
  1. s/he is heard, makes a sound, makes a noise
  2. s/he calls with a characteristic sound (moo, neigh, croak, etc.)

Paired with: noondaagwad vii

calm
adj
calm
awibaa vii it is calm, is windless

calm weather
anwaatin vii it is calm weather

camel
n
camel
bekwaawigang na-v a camel

camera
n
camera
mazinaakizigan ni
  1. a camera
  2. a picture, a photograph

camp
n
camp
gabeshiwin ni a campsite, a camp

lumber camp
giishka'aakwewigamig ni a lumber camp

sugar camp
iskigamizigan ni a sugar bush, a sugar camp