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carcass
n
carcass
zhiigozhigan ni a carcass

beaver carcass scrap
amiko-zhiigozhigan ni a beaver carcass scrap

card
n
playing card
ataadiwin na a playing card

cut cards
bakwenige vai s/he cuts cards

deal cards
onin vta
  1. form, shape, assemble, order h/
  2. deal h/ (e.g., cards)

Paired with: oninan vti

oninige vai
  1. s/he forms, shapes, assembles, orders things
  2. s/he deals cards

play cards
ataw vta
  1. put (it) in a certain place for h/
  2. gamble with, play cards with, bet with, wager with h/

ataage vai s/he gambles, plays cards, bets, wagers

ataadiwag vai they gamble, bet, wager with each other; they play cards

danataadiwag vai they bet with each other in a certain place; they play cards in a certain place

● CARD SUITES
club suite card
danens na a club suite card

diamond suite card
gaanoo na a diamond suite card

heart suite card
giiwoon na a heart suite card

See also: giiyoon na

giiyoon na a heart suite card

See also: giiwoon na

spade suite card
biig na a spade suite card

● NAMES OF CARDS
ace
bezhigoobii'igan na an ace

deuce
niizhoobii'igan na a deuce, a two (card)

three card
nisoobii'igan na a three (card)

four
niiyoobii'igan na a four (card)

See also: niiwoobii'igan na

niiwoobii'igan na a four (card)

See also: niiyoobii'igan na

five
naanoobii'igan na a five (card)

nine
zhaangasoobii'igan na a nine (card)

ten
midaasoobii'igan na a ten (card)

jack
zhimaaganish na
  1. a soldier
  2. a jack (card)

queen
ikwe na
  1. a woman, a lady
  2. a queen (card)

king
ogimaa na
  1. a leader (male): a boss, a chief, a king
  2. a king (card)

cardboard box
n
cardboard box
mazina'igani-makak ni a cardboard box

cardinal
n
cardinal
misko-bineshiinh na a cardinal

[
northern cardinal
Cardinalis cardinalis
]

care
vi
care for
bamendan vti care for it

Paired with: bamenim vta

bamenim vta care for h/

Paired with: bamendan vti

care
n
take care
ganawendan vti take care of, protect, keep it

Paired with: ganawenim vta

ganawenim vta take care of, protect, keep h/

Paired with: ganawendan vti

ganawenjige vai s/he takes care of, protects, keeps things

ganawendamaw vta take care of, protect, keep (it) for h/

ganawenindiwag vai they take care of each other

ganawenindizo vai s/he takes care of h/ self, is self-reliant

ganawenjigaade vii it is taken care of, protected, kept (by someone), "they" take care of, protect, keep it

ganawenjigaazo vai s/he is taken care of, protected, kept (by someone), "they" take care of, protect, keep h/

ganawendaagwad vii it is taken care of, protected, kept

Paired with: ganawendaagozi vai

ganawendaagozi vai s/he is taken care of, protected, kept; s/he is on parole

Paired with: ganawendaagwad vii

carefree
adj
carefree
naangide'e vai s/he is carefree

careful
adj
careful
ayaangwaamizi vai s/he is careful, is cautious

carefully
adv
carefully
weweni adv man properly, correctly, carefully

wawiinge adv man carefully; completely; properly; well

See also: owiinge adv deg [NI]

watch carefully
naanaagadawaabam vta watch h/ carefully, observe h/

Paired with: naanaagadawaabandan vti

naanaagadawaabandan vti watch it carefully, observe it

Paired with: naanaagadawaabam vta

carelessly
adv
carelessly
debinaak adv man badly; carelessly; any old way