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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 (something stick-like) 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 it (animate) is chopped down (by someone), "they" chop it (animate) 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

downhill
adv
carry downhill
niisaakiiwewidoon vti2 take, carry it downhill

Paired with: niisaakiiwewizh vta

niisaakiiwewizh vta take, carry h/ downhill

Paired with: niisaakiiwewidoon vti2

go downhill
niisaakiiwe vai s/he goes downhill

run downhill
niisaakiiwebatoo vai s/he runs downhill

take downhill
niisaakiiwewidoon vti2 take, carry it downhill

Paired with: niisaakiiwewizh vta

niisaakiiwewizh vta take, carry h/ downhill

Paired with: niisaakiiwewidoon vti2

downstairs
adv
downstairs
niisaya'ii adv loc
  1. downstairs
  2. down

niisayi'ii adv loc
  1. down
  2. downstairs

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

run downstairs
niisaandawebatoo vai s/he runs down, runs downstairs

downstream
adv
downstream
niisaajiwan adv loc downstream; below the rapids

doze
vi
doze
bishkongwashi vai s/he dozes

dozen
n
one dozen
ingodwewaan qnt num one set; one dozen; one pair; one couple

See also: ningodwewaan qnt num

draft animal
n
draft animal
odaabii'aagan na a draft animal

drag
vt
drag
odaabaadan vti drag, pull it as a load

Paired with: odaabaazh vta

odaabaazh vta drag, pull h/ as a load

Paired with: odaabaadan vti

odaabii vai s/he drags, pulls a load; pulls a sled

come into view dragging
zaagewedaabii vai s/he comes into view dragging a load

drag a sled from a certain place
onjidaabii vai s/he drags, pulls a load from a certain place, pulls a sled from a certain place

drag along
bimidaabaadan vti drag, pull it along

Paired with: bimidaabaazh vta

bimidaabaazh vta drag, pull h/ along

Paired with: bimidaabaadan vti

bimidaabii vai s/he drags, pulls a load along

drag ashore
agwaadaabaadan vti drag it ashore

Paired with: agwaadaabaazh vta

agwaadaabaazh vta drag h/ ashore

Paired with: agwaadaabaadan vti

agwaadaabii vai s/he drags or pulls a load ashore

drag away
animidaabaadan vti drag, pull it away (in the other direction)

Paired with: animidaabaazh vta

animidaabaazh vta drag, pull h/ away (in the other direction)

animidaabii vai s/he drags, pulls a load away (in the other direction), goes away on or with a sled

drag from a certain place
onjidaabaadan vti drag, pull it from a certain place

Paired with: onjidaabaazh vta

onjidaabaazh vta drag, pull h/ from a certain place

Paired with: onjidaabaadan vti

onjidaabii vai s/he drags, pulls a load from a certain place, pulls a sled from a certain place

drag here
biijidaabaadan vti drag, pull it here

Paired with: biijidaabaazh vta

biijidaabaazh vta drag, pull h/ here

Paired with: biijidaabaadan vti

biijidaabii vai s/he drags, pulls a load here

drag home
giiwedaabaazh vta drag h/ home

drag into the water
bakobiidaabaadan vti drag it into the water

Paired with: bakobiidaabaazh vta

bakobiidaabaazh vta drag h/ into the water

Paired with: bakobiidaabaadan vti

bakobiidaabii vai s/he drags a load into water, drags a sled into the water

drag out of the way
ikodaabii vai s/he drag, pull a load out of the way

ikodaabaadan vti drag it out of the way

Paired with: ikodaabaazh vta

ikodaabaazh vta drag h/ out of the way

Paired with: ikodaabaadan vti

drag to a certain place
izhidaabaadan vti drag, pull it to a certain place

Paired with: izhidaabaazh vta

izhidaabaazh vta drag, pull h/ to a certain place

Paired with: izhidaabaadan vti

izhidaabii vai s/he drags a load to a certain place

drag uphill
ogidaakiiwedaabaadan vti drag it uphill

Paired with: ogidaakiiwedaabaazh vta

ogidaakiiwedaabaazh vta drag h/ uphill

Paired with: ogidaakiiwedaabaadan vti

start dragging
maajidaabii vai s/he starts dragging, pulling a load

maajidaabaadan vti start dragging, pulling it

Paired with: maajidaabaazh vta

maajidaabaazh vta start dragging, pulling h/

Paired with: maajidaabaadan vti

unable to drag
bwaawidaabii vai s/he is unable to pull a load, has trouble pulling a load

bwaawidaabaadan vti be unable to drag or pull it; have trouble dragging or pulling it

Paired with: bwaawidaabaazh vta

bwaawidaabaazh vta be unable to drag or pull h/; have trouble dragging or pulling h/

Paired with: bwaawidaabaadan vti

dragonfly
n
dragonfly
oboodashkwaanishiinh na a dragonfly