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candy
n
candy
candy store
n
candy store
cane
n
cane
zaka'on ni a cane

use a cane
zaka'o vai s/he uses a cane

canned goods
n
canned goods
gibaakobijigan ni canned goods

cannibal
n
winter cannibal monster
wiindigoo na windigo: a winter cannibal monster

canoe
n
canoe
jiimaan ni a boat; a canoe

both sides of the canoe
eyiidawoonag adv loc on both sides of the canoe or boat

canoe maker
jiimaanikewinini na a canoe maker, a boat builder

in a canoe
biindoonag adv loc in a canoe, boat

low canoe
dabasoonagad vii it (a boat) is low

make a canoe
atoono vai s/he makes a canoe

jiimaanike vai s/he makes a boat; s/he makes a canoe

● KINDS OF CANOES
aluminum canoe
biiwaabiko-jiimaan ni an aluminum canoe

birch bark canoe
wiigwaasi-jiimaan ni a birch bark canoe

canvas canoe
bagiwaanegamigwegino-jiimaan ni a canvas canoe

jiimaaniigino-jiimaan ni [BL] a canvas canoe

wooden canoe
mitigo-jiimaan ni a wooden boat or canoe

● PARTS OF CANOE
canoe rib
waaginaa na a canoe rib

floor piece of canoe
apisidaagan na a canoe floor board

gunwhale
bimikwaan na a gunwhale

mat on bottom of a canoe
apishkaamon ni a canoe mat

● COUNTING CANOES OR BOATLOADS
so many canoes
dasoonag adv num so many boats or canoes, so many boatloads

one canoe
ingodoonag adv num one boat or canoe, one boatload

See also: ningodoonag adv num

ningodoonag adv num one boat or canoe, one boatload

See also: ingodoonag adv num

two canoes
niizhoonag adv num two boats or canoes, two boatloads

three canoes
nisoonag adv num three boats or canoes, three boatloads

four canoes
niiyoonag adv num four boats or canoes, four boatloads

five canoes
naanoonag adv num five boats or canoes, five boatloads

six canoes
ingodwaasoonag adv num six boats or canoes, six boatloads

See also: ningodwaasoonag adv num

ningodwaasoonag adv num six boats or canoes, six boatloads

See also: ingodwaasoonag adv num

seven canoes
niizhwaasoonag adv num seven boats or canoes, seven boatloads

eight canoes
ishwaasoonag adv num eight boats or canoes, eight boatloads

See also: nishwaasoonag adv num

nishwaasoonag adv num eight boats or canoes, eight boatloads

See also: ishwaasoonag adv num

nine canoes
zhaangasoonag adv num nine boats or canoes, nine boatloads

ten canoes
midaasoonag adv num ten boats or canoes, ten boatloads

canoe
v
canoe
jiime vai s/he canoes, paddles

canoe maker
n
canoe maker
jiimaanikewinini na a canoe maker, a boat builder

canoe rib
n
canoe rib
waaginaa na a canoe rib

canopy
n
canopy
agwanogaan ni a canopy, an arbor, an open-sided shed