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cormorant
n
double-crested cormorant
gaagaagiishib na a cormorant

[
double-crested cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus
]

corn
n
corn
mandaamin na corn, a kernel of corn

ear of corn
mandaaminaak na an ear of corn

kernel of corn
mandaamin na corn, a kernel of corn

corn field
n
corn field
mandaamini-gitigaan ni a corn field

corn flakes
n
corn flakes
mandaamini-gaapizigaansag na corn flakes

corn meal
n
corn meal
biisiboojigan na corn meal

corn soup
n
corn soup
mandaaminaaboo ni corn soup

make corn soup
mandaaminaabooke vai s/he makes corn soup

cornstalk
n
cornstalk
mandaaminashk ni a cornstalk

See also: mandaaminashk na

mandaaminashk na a cornstalk

See also: mandaaminashk ni

correct
adj
correct
gwayak adv man
  1. straight
  2. right, correct

gwayakwaa vii
  1. it is straight
  2. it is correct

Paired with: gwayakozi vai

naayanh pc disc correct?; right?

correctly
adv
correctly
weweni adv man properly, correctly, carefully

bead correctly
gwayakwaabidoo'an vti thread it correctly, bead it correctly (on a bead loom)

gwayakwaabidoo'ige vai s/he beads things correctly (on a loom)

lie correctly
gwayakosin vii
  1. it lies correctly
  2. it lies straight

Paired with: gwayakoshin vai

gwayakoshin vai
  1. s/he lies straight
  2. s/he lies correctly

Paired with: gwayakosin vii

sew correctly
gwayakogwaaso vai s/he sews correctly

gwayakogwaadan vti sew it correctly

Paired with: gwayakogwaazh vta

gwayakogwaazh vta sew h/ correctly

Paired with: gwayakogwaadan vti

gwayakogwaade vii it is sewn correctly

Paired with: gwayakogwaazo vai

gwayakogwaazo vai s/he is sewn correctly

speak correctly
gwayakowe vai s/he speaks correctly, speaks the truth

think correctly
gwayakwendam vai2 s/he thinks correctly; s/he is sure, certain about something

thread correctly
gwayakwaabidoo'an vti thread it correctly, bead it correctly (on a bead loom)

write correctly
gwayakobii'an vti write it correctly

gwayakobii'ige vai s/he writes correctly

cost
n
have a certain cost
inaginde vii it has a certain cost, price, or value

Paired with: inaginzo vai See also: inangide vii

inaginzo vai
  1. s/he has a certain cost, has a certain price
  2. it is a certain date (of a month)

Paired with: inaginde vii See also: inangizo vai