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down
[to a lower place]
adv
climb down
niisaandawe vai s/he climbs down, goes downstairs

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

go down in an elevator
niisaandawebizo vai s/he goes down (under power, as in an elevator)

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

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

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 adv num one set; one dozen; one pair; one couple

See also: ningodwewaan adv 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

drain
vt
drain
ziikoobiiginan vti strain it; drain it, wring it out

ziikoobiiginige vai s/he strains things; s/he drains things, wrings things out

ziikoobiiginamaw vta drain (it) for, wring (it) out for h/; strain (it) for h/

ziikoobiiginigaade vii it is strained (by someone), "they" strain it; it is drained, wrung out (by someone), "they" drain it, wring it out

ziikoobiiginigaazo vai s/he is strained (by someone), "they" strain h/; s/he is drained, wrung out (by someone), "they" drain h/, wring h/ out

drain dry
iskandan vti drain it dry (drinking it)