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cranberry
n
highbush cranberry
aniibimin ni a highbush cranberry

[
American high-bush cranberry
Viburnum trilobum
]

lowbush cranberry
mashkiigimin ni lowbush cranberry

[
small cranberry, cranberry
Oxycoccus quadripetalus
]

cranberry sauce
mashkiigimini-baashkiminasigan ni cranberry sauce

dried cranberry
baate-mashkiigimin ni a dried cranberry

cranberry bush
n
highbush cranberry bush
aniibiminagaawanzh na [ML] a highbush cranberry bush

[
American high-bush cranberry
Viburnum trilobum
]

aniibiminaatig na [BL] a highbush cranberry bush

[
American high-bush cranberry
Viburnum trilobum
]

lowbush cranberry bush
mashkiigiminagaawanzh ni [ML] a lowbush cranberry bush

[
small cranberry, cranberry
Oxycoccus quadripetalus
]

mashkiigiminaganzh ni a lowbush cranberry bush

crane
n
sandhill crane
ajijaak na a sandhill crane

[
sandhill crane
Grus canadensis
]

See also: ojijaak na [BL]

ojijaak na [BL] a sandhill crane

[
sandhill crane
Grus canadensis
]

See also: ajijaak na

crappie
n
crappie
gidagagwadaashi na a crappie

[
black crappie
Pomoxis nigromaculatus
]

crate
n
crate
mitigo-makak ni a wooden box, a crate

crawl
vi
Crawling or creeping in different ways or directions is indicated with a VAI verb final /-oode/ combined with a verb initial indicating the manner or direction of the action as in bedoode "s/he crawls slowly", babaamoode "s/he crawls about, crawls around", and zaagidoode "s/he crawls out". The most general verb for crawling is bimoode "s/he crawls along".
arrive crawling
bagamoode vai s/he arrives crawling

climb up crawling
akwaandaweyoode vai s/he climbs up crawling, crawls upstairs

crawl a certain way
inoode vai s/he crawls a certain way, crawls to a certain place

crawl about
babaamoode vai s/he crawls about, crawls around

crawl along
bimoode vai s/he crawls along

crawl ashore
agwaayoode vai s/he crawls ashore

crawl away
animoode vai s/he crawls away

crawl backwards
azheyoode vai s/he crawls backwards

crawl downstairs
niisaandaweyoode vai s/he climbs down crawling, crawls downstairs

crawl fast
gizhiiyoode vai s/he crawls fast

crawl from a certain place
ondoode vai s/he crawls from a certain place

crawl here
biidoode vai s/he crawls here

crawl in
biindoode vai s/he crawls in

crawl in a tight place
zhegoode vai s/he crawls in a tight place

crawl inside
biindigeyoode vai s/he crawls inside

crawl off
maadoode vai s/he crawls off

crawl out
zaagidoode vai s/he crawls out

crawl slowly
bedoode vai s/he crawls slowly

crawl through
zhaaboode vai s/he crawls through (a barrier)

crawl to a certain place
inoode vai s/he crawls a certain way, crawls to a certain place

crawl upstairs
akwaandaweyoode vai s/he climbs up crawling, crawls upstairs

just crawl
mitoode vai s/he just crawls

secretly crawl
giimoodoode vai s/he creeps, secretly crawls

crayfish
n
crayfish
ashaageshiinh na a crayfish, a crab

crazy
adj
crazy
giiwanaadizi vai s/he is crazy, is insane

giiwashkweyaadizi vai s/he is crazy, is insane

talk crazy
gagiibaadaanagidoon vai [S] s/he talks crazy, talks nonsense

See also: gagiibaadaanagidoone vai [N]

gagiibaadaanagidoone vai [N] s/he talks crazy, talks nonsense

write crazy
gagiibaajibii'ige vai s/he writes crazy things, writes nonsense

creak
vi
creak
giziibwewe vii it squeaks, creaks

Paired with: giziibwewe vai

giziibwewe vai s/he squeaks, creaks

Paired with: giziibwewe vii

giziibweweshkaa vii it squeaks in motion, creaks in motion

See also: giziibweweshkaa vai

giziibweweshkaa vai s/he squeaks in motion, creaks in motion

Paired with: giziibweweshkaa vii

creak in the wind
giziibweweyaashi vai s/he creaks in the wind

Paired with: giziibweweyaasin vii

giziibweweyaasin vii it creaks in the wind

Paired with: giziibweweyaashi vai

credit
n
get credit
mazina'amaw vta owe (it) to h/, get credit from h/, charge (it) (on an account with h/)

mazina'ige vai s/he owes something, gets or has credit, buys on credit, charges to an account, goes into debt