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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

constantly
adv
constantly
aabiji- pv lex continually; constantly

work constantly
aabidanokii vai s/he continues, works constantly

aabijitaa vai s/he continues, works constantly

constipated
adj
constipated
gibishaganzhii vai s/he is constipated

constrict
vi
constrict
wiibwaa vii it becomes narrow; it constricts

contest
n
beat in a contest
bakinaw vta win over h/, beat h/ (in a contest or game)

bakinaage vai s/he wins over people, beats people (in a contest or game)

defeat in a contest or game
niiwezh vta defeat h/ (in a contest or game), beat h/ (in a contest or game)

niiwezhiwe vai s/he defeats people (in a contest or game), beats people (in a contest or game)

continually
adv
continually
aabiji- pv lex continually; constantly

apane adv tmp all the time; always; continually

continue
v
continue
aabijitaa vai s/he continues, works constantly

continuously
adv
continuously
pane adv tmp always; continuously

contradict
vt
contradict
aagonwetam vai2 s/he denies, contradicts

aagonwetan vti deny, contradict, don't believe it

Paired with: aagonwetaw vta

aagonwetaw vta deny, contradict, don't believe h/

Paired with: aagonwetan vti

contrary
adv
contrary
nanaapaadendam vai2 s/he is contrary, disagrees with people

act contrary to instructions
gagaanzitaw vta act contrary to h/ instructions

Paired with: gagaanzitan vti

control
vt
control
dibendan vti control, own it

Paired with: dibenim vta

dibenim vta control, own, rule h/

Paired with: dibendan vti