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current
n
drift about on the current
babaamaaboode vii it drifts about on the current

Paired with: babaamaaboozo vai

babaamaaboozo vai s/he drifts about on the current

Paired with: babaamaaboode vii

drift along on the current
bimaaboode vii it drifts along on the current

Paired with: bimaaboozo vai

bimaaboozo vai s/he drifts along on the current

Paired with: bimaaboode vii

drift away on the current
animaaboode vii it drifts away on the current

Paired with: animaaboozo vai

animaaboozo vai s/he drifts or floats away (in the other direction) on the current

Paired with: animaaboode vii

drift from a certain place on the current
ondaaboode vii it drifts, slides from a certain place on the current or other moving medium

Paired with: ondaaboozo vai

ondaaboozo vai s/he drifts, slides from a certain place on the current or other moving medium

Paired with: ondaaboode vii

drift here on the current
biidaaboode vii it drifts here on the current

Paired with: biidaaboozo vai

biidaaboozo vai s/he drifts here on the current

Paired with: biidaaboode vii

drift off on the current
maadaaboode vii it drifts off on the current

Paired with: maadaaboozo vai

maadaaboozo vai s/he drifts off on the current

Paired with: maadaaboode vii

drift to a certain place on the current
inaaboozo vai

Paired with: inaaboode vii

inaaboode vii it drifts to a certain place on the current

Paired with: inaaboozo vai

current
[berry]
n
current
amikomin ni a current

curtain
n
curtain
gibiiga'igan ni a curtain, drapes

gibiiga'an vti shut it (as something sheet-like: a curtain, drapes, cloth partition)

gibiiga'igaade vii it is shut (by someone), "they" shut it (a curtain)

curved, bill
adj
curved bill
waagikoozhe vai s/he has a curved bill

cushion
n
cushion
apisijigan ni something placed for protection: a cushion, a protective mat

custom
n
have a certain custom
izhitwaa vai s/he has a certain custom or belief, practices a certain religion

it was the custom to
iko pc asp used to; formerly, previously, some time ago; it was the custom to...

See also: ako pc asp ; ko pc asp

cut
vt
cut
giishkizh vta cut it (animate, string-like) off or through

Paired with: giishkizhan vti

giishkizhan vti cut it off; cut through, cut it

Paired with: giishkizh vta

giishkizhige vai s/he cuts something off, cuts through something

giishkizhodizo vai s/he cuts h/ self

cut a certain way
inizh vta cut h/ a certain way

Paired with: inizhan vti

inizhan vti cut it a certain way

Paired with: inizh vta ; inizhwi vta [NI]

inizhamaw vta cut (it) a certain way for h/

inizhige vai s/he cuts (things) a certain way

inizhigaade vii it is cut a certain way

inizhigaazo vai s/he is cut a certain way (by someone), "they" cut h/ a certain way

cut a piece off
bakwezh vta cut a piece off h/

Paired with: bakwezhan vti

bakwezhan vti cut a piece off it

Paired with: bakwezh vta

bakwezhige vai s/he cuts pieces off something

cut accidentally
bitizh vta cut h/ accidentally

Paired with: bitizhan vti

bitizhan vti cut it accidentally

Paired with: bitizh vta

bitikozh vta cut h/ accidentally (with a knife)

Paired with: bitikodan vti

bitikodan vti cut it accidentally (with a knife)

Paired with: bitikozh vta

cut cards
bakwenige vai s/he cuts cards

cut fine
biisizhan vti cut it into small pieces, dice it

Paired with: biisizh vta

biisizh vta cut h/ into small pieces, dice h/

Paired with: biisizhan vti

cut firewood
manise vai s/he harvests, cuts firewood

manisaw vta cut (it) as firewood for h/

manisaadan vti cut it as firewood

giishka'ise vai s/he cuts firewood

cut fringe
niisiiwezh vta cut fringe in h/

Paired with: niisiiwezhan vti

niisiiwezhan vti cut fringe in it

Paired with: niisiiwezh vta

niisiiwezhigaade vii it cut into a fringe (by someone), "they" cut it into fringe

niisiiwezhigaazo vai s/he is cut into fringe (by someone), "they" cut it into fringe

cut hair
giishkikozh vta cut h/ hair, give h/ a haircut

giishkikozhiwe vai s/he cuts hair

cut heel
giishkidoondaneshin vai s/he cuts h/ heel on something

cut into a circle
waawiyezhan vti cut it round, into a circle

Paired with: waawiyezh vta

waawiyezh vta cut h/ round, into a circle

Paired with: waawiyezhan vti

waawiyezhigaade vii it is cut round, into a circle (by someone), "they" cut it round, into a circle

waawiyezhigaazo vai s/he is cut round, into a circle, "they" cut h/ round, into a circle

cut into strips
baanizhan vti cut it into strips, filet it

Paired with: baanizh vta

cut long (string-like)
ginwaabiigizh vta cut h/ long (as something string-like)

Paired with: ginwaabiigizhan vti

ginwaabiigizhan vti cut it long (as something string-like)

Paired with: ginwaabiigizh vta

cut meat into strips
baanizhaawe vai s/he cuts meat into strips for preservation, filets fish

cut nail
giishkiganzhiikozh vta cut h/ nails

giishkiganzhiikonidizo vai s/he cuts h/ (own) nails

cut off
giishkizh vta cut it (animate, string-like) off or through

Paired with: giishkizhan vti

giishkizhan vti cut it off; cut through, cut it

Paired with: giishkizh vta

giishkizhige vai s/he cuts something off, cuts through something

cut out
mamizhan vti

Paired with: mamizh vta

mamizh vta cut h/ out or off, trim h/ (by cutting)

Paired with: mamizhan vti

bakwadizhan vti cut it off from something

Paired with: bakwadizh vta

bakwadizh vta cut h/ off from something

Paired with: bakwadizhan vti

cut round
waawiyezhan vti cut it round, into a circle

Paired with: waawiyezh vta

waawiyezh vta cut h/ round, into a circle

Paired with: waawiyezhan vti

waawiyezhigaade vii it is cut round, into a circle (by someone), "they" cut it round, into a circle

cut short (string-like)
dakwaabiigizh vta cut h/ short (as something string-like)

Paired with: dakwaabiigizhan vti

dakwaabiigizhan vti cut it short (as something string-like)

Paired with: dakwaabiigizh vta

cut so thick
apiitadezhan vti cut it so thick; slice it so thick

Paired with: apiitadezh vta

apiitadezh vta cut h/ so thick; slice h/ so thick

Paired with: apiitadezhan vti

cut straight
gwayakozh vta cut h/ straight

Paired with: gwayakozhan vti

gwayakozhan vti cut it straight

Paired with: gwayakozh vta

cut thick
gipagizhan vti cut it thick

Paired with: gipagizh vta

gipagizh vta cut h/ thick

Paired with: gipagizhan vti

cut through
giishkizh vta cut it (animate, string-like) off or through

Paired with: giishkizhan vti

giishkizhan vti cut it off; cut through, cut it

Paired with: giishkizh vta

cut through by burning
zhaabwaakiz vta
  1. cut through h/ (by burning)
  2. x-ray h/

Paired with: zhaabwaakizan vti

zhaabwaakizan vti
  1. cut through it (by burning)
  2. x-ray it

Paired with: zhaabwaakiz vta

cut timber
giishka'aakwe vai s/he cuts timber

cut to pieces
bigishkizh vta cut h/ into small pieces, dice h/

Paired with: bigishkizhan vti

bigishkizhan vti cut it to pieces

Paired with: bigishkizh vta

cut to shape
onikodan vti cut it to shape

Paired with: onikozh vta

onikozh vta cut h/ to shape

Paired with: onikodan vti

ozhiigizhan vti cut (something sheet-like) to shape

Paired with: ozhiigizh vta

cut up
biigozhan vti cut up it with blade

Paired with: biigozh vta

biigozh vta cut up h/ with blade

Paired with: biigozhan vti

biigozhigaade vii it is cut up

biigozhigaazo vai s/he is cut up

cut
n
cut on arm
beshinikeshin vai s/he gets or has a cut on h/ arm

cut on chin
beshidaamikaneshin vai s/he gets or has a cut on h/ chin or jaw

cut on face
beshiingweshin vai s/he gets or has a cut on h/ face

cut on foot
beshizideshin vai s/he gets or has a cut on h/ foot

cut on hand
beshininjiishin vai s/he gets or has a cut on h/ hand

cut on jaw
beshidaamikaneshin vai s/he gets or has a cut on h/ chin or jaw

cut on leg
beshigaadeshin vai s/he gets or has a cut on h/ leg

cut on mouth
beshidooneshin vai s/he gets or has a cut on h/ mouth

get a cut falling or on something
giishkishin vai s/he gets cut falling

make a cut
beshizh vta make a cut on h/

Paired with: beshizhan vti

beshizhan vti make a cut on it

Paired with: beshizh vta

cute
adj
cute
wawiyadendaagwad vii it is thought cute, thought funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendaagozi vai

look cute
wawiyazhinaagozi vai s/he looks cute, looks funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyazhinaagwad vii

wawiyazhinaagwad vii it looks cute, looks funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyazhinaagozi vai

sound cute
wawiyazhitaagozi vai s/he sounds cute, sounds funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyazhitaagwad vii

wawiyazhitaagwad vii it sounds cute, sounds funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyazhitaagozi vai

think cute
wawiyadendan vti think it cute, think it funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadenim vta

wawiyadenim vta think h/ cute, think h/ funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendan vti

wawiyadendaagozi vai s/he is thought cute, thought funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendaagwad vii

wawiyadendaagwad vii it is thought cute, thought funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendaagozi vai

cutting board
n
cutting board
apizhigan ni a cutting board