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double-crested cormorant
n
double-crested cormorant
gaagaagiishib na a cormorant

[
double-crested cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus
]

doubt
n
have doubts
zhaagwenim vta think h/ weak, have doubts about h/

Paired with: zhaagwendan vti

dough
n
dough
onadinigan na dough

sourdough
zhiiwisijigan na sourdough

doughnut
n
doughnut
bookadinigan na a doughnut

bwaakadinigaazod na-v a doughnut

doughy
adj
doughy
ashkijiishkiwagizi vai h/ (bread, bannock) is doughy

dove
n
dove
omiimii na a pigeon, a dove

down
[at a lower level]
adv
down
niisayi'ii adv loc
  1. down
  2. downstairs

niisaya'ii adv loc
  1. downstairs
  2. down

go down
iskate vii it goes down, dries up (of a body of water)

Paired with: iskaso vai

grind down
zisiboodoon vti2 file, grind it down; sharpen it (an ax)

Paired with: zisiboozh vta

zisiboozh vta file, grind h/ down

Paired with: zisiboodoon vti2

zisiboojige vai s/he files, grinds things down

zisiboode vii it is filed, ground down

Paired with: zisiboozo vai

zisiboozo vai s/he is filed, ground down

Paired with: zisiboode vii

slow down
bekaa adv man hold on!; slow down!; wait!

tear down
niisibidoon vti2 pull it down, tear it down

Paired with: niisibizh vta

niisibizh vta pull h/ down, tear h/ down

Paired with: niisibidoon vti2

tell to settle down
zagakim vta tell h/ to settle down

down
[from above to a lower position]
adv
bend down
zhagashkitaa vai s/he crouches down, ducks down, stoops

climb down
niisaandawe vai s/he climbs down, goes downstairs

knock over or down
gawiweba'an vti knock it down (using something)

gawiwebishkan vti knock it over, down (with foot or body); kick it over, down

Paired with: gawiwebishkaw vta

gawiwebishkaw vta knock h/ over, down (with foot or body); kick h/ over. down

Paired with: gawiwebishkan vti

gawaganaam vta knock h/ over, down (by hitting)

Paired with: gawaganaandan vti

gawaganaandan vti knock it down, over (by hitting)

Paired with: gawaganaam vta

gawa'wi vta

gawa' vta

knock down from above
biniweba'an vti knock it down from above (using something)

Paired with: biniweba' vta

biniweba' vta knock h/ down from above (using something); shoot h/ down from above

Paired with: biniweba'an vti

binibidoon vti2 pull or push it down (from its position above)

Paired with: binibizh vta

binibizh vta pull or push h down (from h/ position above)

Paired with: binibidoon vti2

binishkaw vta knock h/ down from above (with body or foot)

lay down around something
giiwitaashim vta lay h/ down around

Paired with: giiwitaasidoon vti2

giiwitaasidoon vti2 lay it down around

Paired with: giiwitaashim vta

lie down
zhingishin vai s/he lies down, goes to bed

gawishimo vai s/he lies down, goes to bed

pin down
dasoozo vai s/he is trapped, pinned down

pull down
niisibidoon vti2 pull it down, tear it down

Paired with: niisibizh vta

niisibizh vta pull h/ down, tear h/ down

Paired with: niisibidoon vti2

set down
bagidin vta
  1. set h/ down; offer, release h/
  2. allow h/

Paired with: bagidinan vti

bagidinan vti
  1. allow it
  2. set it down; offer, release it

Paired with: bagidin vta

bagidinamaw vta set (it) down for h/; offer, release, allow (it) to h/

bagidinige vai s/he sets things down; offers, releases, allows things

bagidinigaade vii it is set down, offered, released, allowed (by someone), "they" set it down; offer, release, allow it

bagidinigaazo vai s/he is set down, offered, released (by someone), "they" set h/ down; offer, release h/

Paired with: bagidinigaade vii

set down off back
bagidoom vta set h/ down off one's back

Paired with: bagidoondan vti

bagidoondan vti set it down off h/ back

Paired with: bagidoom vta

take down
bina' vta take h/ down

Paired with: bina'an vti

bina'an vti take it down

Paired with: bina' vta

down
[off something to a lower position]
adv
bump down off
diitibishkan vti bump it down off something, knock it down off something (with foot or body)

Paired with: diitibishkaw vta

diitibishkaw vta bump h/ down off something, knock h/ down off something (with foot or body)

Paired with: diitibishkan vti

knock down from above
biniweba'an vti knock it down from above (using something)

Paired with: biniweba' vta

biniweba' vta knock h/ down from above (using something); shoot h/ down from above

Paired with: biniweba'an vti

binibidoon vti2 pull or push it down (from its position above)

Paired with: binibizh vta

binibizh vta pull or push h down (from h/ position above)

Paired with: binibidoon vti2

binishkaw vta knock h/ down from above (with body or foot)

knock down off using something
diitiba' vta knock h/ down off something (using something)

Paired with: diitiba'an vti

diitiba'an vti knock it down off something (using something)

Paired with: diitiba' vta

knock down off with hands
diitibibidoon vti2 knock it down off something (with hands)

Paired with: diitibibizh vta

diitibibizh vta knock h/ down off something (with hands)

Paired with: diitibibidoon vti2

down
[towards the ground]
adv
chew down
gawam vta chew h/ down

Paired with: gawandan vti

gawandan vti chew it down

Paired with: gawam vta

chop down
gawa' vta fell h/, chop h/ down

Paired with: gawa'an vti

gawa'an vti fell it, chop it down

Paired with: gawa' vta

gawa'amaw vta chop (it) down for h/; fell it for h/

gawa'ige vai s/he chops things down

gawa'igaade vii it is chopped down (by someone), "they" chop it down

gawa'igaazo vai s/he is chopped down (by someone), "they" chop h/ down

gawa'wi vta

gawa' vta

drip down
bangigaa vii it drips down

fall down against
apangishin vai s/he falls down against

apangisin vii it falls down against

Paired with: apangishin vai

fall down hard
bakiteshin vai s/he trips and falls, falls down hard

kick over or down
gawiwebishkan vti knock it over, down (with foot or body); kick it over, down

Paired with: gawiwebishkaw vta

gawiwebishkaw vta knock h/ over, down (with foot or body); kick h/ over. down

Paired with: gawiwebishkan vti

knock over or down
gawiweba'an vti knock it down (using something)

gawiwebishkan vti knock it over, down (with foot or body); kick it over, down

Paired with: gawiwebishkaw vta

gawiwebishkaw vta knock h/ over, down (with foot or body); kick h/ over. down

Paired with: gawiwebishkan vti

gawaganaam vta knock h/ over, down (by hitting)

Paired with: gawaganaandan vti

gawaganaandan vti knock it down, over (by hitting)

Paired with: gawaganaam vta

gawa'wi vta

gawa' vta

pull over or down
gawibidoon vti2 pull it over or down

Paired with: gawibizh vta

gawibizh vta pull h/ over or down; push h/ over

Paired with: gawibidoon vti2

saw down
gawiboodoon vti2 saw it down

Paired with: gawiboozh vta

gawiboozh vta saw h/ down

Paired with: gawiboodoon vti2

gawiboojige vai s/he saws (things) down

gawiboozo vai s/he is sawn down

See also: gawiboode vii

gawiboode vii it is sawn down

See also: gawiboozo vai

throw over or down
gawiwebin vta throw, push, shove h/ down

Paired with: gawiwebinan vti

gawiwebinan vti throw, push, shove it down

Paired with: gawiwebin vta

throw down against
apagizo vai s/he moves towards or against something fast: s/he throws h/ self down, falls or jumps against something

throw down quickly
bagijwebin vta release h/ quickly; throw h/ down quickly

Paired with: bagijwebinan vti

bagijwebinan vti release it quickly, throw it down quickly

Paired with: bagijwebin vta

shove over or down
gawiwebin vta throw, push, shove h/ down

Paired with: gawiwebinan vti

gawiwebinan vti throw, push, shove it down

Paired with: gawiwebin vta