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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

distress
n
in distress
aanimizi vai s/he suffers, is in distress, is very sick

distribute
vt
distribute
maada'ookii vai + o s/he distributes something, distributes gifts, shares something with others

maada'oonidiwag vai they distribute (something) to each other, share (something) among each other

maada'oozh vta distribute (it) to, share (it) with h/

distribution
distribution
maada'ookiiwin ni a gift for distribution; distribution

disturb
vt
disturb
wanishkwe'idiwag vai they disturb, distract, interrupt each other

disturb by speech
niiskaazom vta disturb h/ with speech

wanishkwem vta disturb, distract, interrupt h/ (by speech)

disturb sleep
wapaa' vta disturb h/ sleep

disturbed
adj
disturbed
ishkendam vai2 s/he feels tired about something, is disturbed, is upset

mamiidaawendam vai2 s/he is disturbed in h/ mind, is troubled in h/ mind

dive
vi
dive
googii vai s/he dives

dive after
googiinodan vti dive after it

Paired with: googiinodaw vta

googiinodaw vta dive after h/

Paired with: googiinodan vti

divide
vi
river divides
baketigweyaa vii it (a river) goes off to the side, is a tributary

divorce
n
divorce
bakewinidiwin ni divorce

divorce
vt
divorce
bakewin vta
  1. separate, part from h/
  2. divorce h/

bakewinidiwag vai [BL]
  1. they separate, part from each other
  2. they divorce

webin vta
  1. throw h/ away
  2. separate from, divorce h/

Paired with: webinan vti

dizzy
adj
dizzy
giiwashkwe vai s/he is dizzy, feels unsteady

giiwashkweyaabandam vai2 s/he is dizzy, feels unsteady

dizzy from being hungry
giiwashkwenaandam vai2 s/he is dizzy from being hungry

dizzy from smoking
giiwashkwenoozo vai s/he gets dizzy from smoking