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cat
n
cat
gaazhagens na a cat

bizhiins na [BL] a cat

have cat
ogaazhagensimi vai s/he has a cat or cats

obizhiinsimi vai [BL] s/he has a cat or cats

catastrophe
n
catastrophe
nichiiwad vii there is a severe storm, there is a catastrophe

catch
[burn]
vt
catch fire
biskane vii it catches fire, ignites

nawadide vii it catches fire

Paired with: nawadizo vai

nawadizo vai s/he catches fire

Paired with: nawadide vii

zakide vii it catches fire

Paired with: zakizo vai

zakizo vai s/he catches fire; s/he has a fire at h/ place

Paired with: zakide vii

catch
[stop from moving]
vt
catch
debibidoon vti2 grab, catch, reach and take, get hold of it

Paired with: debibizh vta

debibizh vta grab, catch, reach and take, get hold of h/

Paired with: debibidoon vti2

debibidaw vta grab, catch, reach and take, get hold of (it) for h/

catch
[travel]
vt
catch a ride
boozinodaw vta catch a ride with h/

catch
[become infected]
vt
catch a disease
mizizi vai s/he catches a disease; s/he starts to get sick

catch a cold
mizhaakigwe vai s/he gets a cold, catches a cold

catch
[take hold]
vt
catch
nakwebidoon vti2 catch it

Paired with: nakwebizh vta

nakwebizh vta catch h/

Paired with: nakwebidoon vti2

nakwebijige vai s/he catches things

catch in a violation
mitin vta catch h/ in a violation

catch up
phrv
catch up
adim vta catch up to, overtake h/

Paired with: adindan vti

adindan vti catch up to, overtake it

Paired with: adim vta

catch up by boat
adima' vta catch up to, overtake h/ (by boat)

Paired with: adima'an vti

adima'wi vta [NI] catch up to, overtake h/ (by boat)

adima' vta

adima'an vti catch up to, overtake it (by boat)

Paired with: adima' vta

odita'owe vai s/he paddles up to where people are

odita'odiwag vai they paddle up to each other

mawinada'wi vta

mawinada' vta

catcher
n
catcher
nakwebijigewinini na a catcher (in baseball)

catcher's mitt
n
catcher's mitt
nakwebijige-minjikaawan na a catcher's mitt