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culture hero
n
culture hero
Wenabozho na name of {aadizookaan} character viewed as culture hero

cup
n
cup
onaagaans ni a cup; a small dish

See also: onaaganens ni [BL]

onaaganens ni [BL] a cup; a small dish

See also: onaagaans ni

teacup
nitiiwinaaganens ni [BL] a teacup

measuring cup
dibi-gwaaba'igewinaaganens ni [BL] a measuring cup

● MEASURING IN CUPS / CUPFULS
so many cups or cupfuls
dasonaagaans adv num a certain number of cupfuls; so many cupfuls

dasonaaganens adv num [BL] a certain number of cups, cupfuls; so many cups, cupfuls

half a cup
aabitawinaagaans adv qnt half a cup; half a glass

one cup or cupful
ningodonaagaans adv num one cup, cupful

See also: ingodonaagaans adv num

ingodonaagaans adv num one cup, cupful

See also: ningodonaagaans adv num

ningodonaaganens adv num [BL] one cup, cupful

See also: ingodonaagaans adv num

ingodonaaganens adv num [BL] one cup, cupful

See also: ningodonaaganens adv num [BL]

two cups or cupfuls
niizhonaagaans adv num two cups, cupfuls

niizhonaaganens adv num [BL] two cups, cupfuls

three cups or cupfuls
nisonaagaans adv num three cups, cupfuls

nisonaaganens adv num [BL] three cups, cupfuls

four cups or cupfuls
niiwonaagaans adv num four cups, cupsfull

niiyonaagaans adv num four cups, cupsfull

niiyonaaganens adv num [BL] four cups

five cups or cupfuls
naanonaagaans adv num five cups, cupfuls

naanonaaganens adv num [BL] five cups

six cups or cupfuls
ningodwaasonaagaans adv num six cups, cupfuls

See also: ingodwaasonaagaans adv num

ingodwaasonaagaans adv num six cups, cupfuls

See also: ningodwaasonaagaans adv num

ningodwaasonaaganens adv num [BL] six cups, cupfuls

See also: ingodwaasonaaganens adv num [BL]

ingodwaasonaaganens adv num [BL] six cups, cupfuls

See also: ningodwaasonaaganens adv num [BL]

seven cups or cupfuls
niizhwaasonaagaans adv num seven cups, cupfuls

niizhwaasonaaganens adv num [BL] seven cups

eight cups or cupfuls
nishwaasonaagaans adv num eight cups, cupfuls

See also: ishwaasonaagaans adv num

ishwaasonaagaans adv num eight cups, cupfuls

See also: nishwaasonaagaans adv num

nishwaasonaaganens adv num [BL] eight cups, cupfuls

nine cups or cupfuls
zhaangasonaagaans adv num nine cups, cupfuls

zhaangasonaaganens adv num [BL] nine cups, cupfuls

ten cups or cupfuls
midaasonaagaans adv num ten cups, cupfuls

midaasonaaganens adv num [BL] ten cups, cupfuls

cup-and-pin game
n
cup-and-pin game
naaba'waagan na [BL] cup-and-pin game

cupboard
n
cupboard
ataasowin ni a place for storage, a cupboard, a pantry, a closet, a bin

cupful
n
● MEASURING IN CUPS / CUPFULS
certain number of cups or cupfuls
dasonaagaans adv num a certain number of cupfuls; so many cupfuls

dasonaaganens adv num [BL] a certain number of cups, cupfuls; so many cups, cupfuls

so many cups or cupfuls
dasonaagaans adv num a certain number of cupfuls; so many cupfuls

dasonaaganens adv num [BL] a certain number of cups, cupfuls; so many cups, cupfuls

one cup or cupful
ningodonaagaans adv num one cup, cupful

See also: ingodonaagaans adv num

ingodonaagaans adv num one cup, cupful

See also: ningodonaagaans adv num

ningodonaaganens adv num [BL] one cup, cupful

See also: ingodonaagaans adv num

ingodonaaganens adv num [BL] one cup, cupful

See also: ningodonaaganens adv num [BL]

two cups or cupfuls
niizhonaagaans adv num two cups, cupfuls

niizhonaaganens adv num [BL] two cups, cupfuls

three cups or cupfuls
nisonaagaans adv num three cups, cupfuls

nisonaaganens adv num [BL] three cups, cupfuls

four cups or cupfuls
niiwonaagaans adv num four cups, cupsfull

niiyonaagaans adv num four cups, cupsfull

niiyonaaganens adv num [BL] four cups

five cups or cupfuls
naanonaagaans adv num five cups, cupfuls

naanonaaganens adv num [BL] five cups

six cups or cupfuls
ningodwaasonaagaans adv num six cups, cupfuls

See also: ingodwaasonaagaans adv num

ingodwaasonaagaans adv num six cups, cupfuls

See also: ningodwaasonaagaans adv num

ningodwaasonaaganens adv num [BL] six cups, cupfuls

See also: ingodwaasonaaganens adv num [BL]

ingodwaasonaaganens adv num [BL] six cups, cupfuls

See also: ningodwaasonaaganens adv num [BL]

seven cups or cupfuls
niizhwaasonaagaans adv num seven cups, cupfuls

niizhwaasonaaganens adv num [BL] seven cups

eight cups or cupfuls
nishwaasonaagaans adv num eight cups, cupfuls

See also: ishwaasonaagaans adv num

ishwaasonaagaans adv num eight cups, cupfuls

See also: nishwaasonaagaans adv num

nishwaasonaaganens adv num [BL] eight cups, cupfuls

nine cups or cupfuls
zhaangasonaagaans adv num nine cups, cupfuls

zhaangasonaaganens adv num [BL] nine cups, cupfuls

ten cups or cupfuls
midaasonaagaans adv num ten cups, cupfuls

midaasonaaganens adv num [BL] ten cups, cupfuls

cure
vt
cure over a fire
abwewas vta cure h/ over a fire

Paired with: abwewasan vti

abwewasan vti cure it over a fire

Paired with: abwewas vta

abwewasige vai s/he cures things over a fire

cure
[heal]
vt
cure
noojimo' vta cure h/; heal h/

noojimo'iwe vai s/he cures people; s/he heals people

curl
vt
curl hair
babiizigaakiz vta curl h/ hair (by heat)

babiizigaakizige vai h/ hair is curled (by heat)

curler
n
curler
babiizigaakizon ni a curler

curly
adj
curly hair
babiizigindibe vai s/he has curly hair

babiizigaanikwe vai s/he has curly hair

curly tail
didibaanowe vai it (animate) has a curly tail