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dance
n
dance
niimi'idiwin ni a dance; a powwow

give a dance
niimi'iwe vai s/he gives a dance

hold a dance
niimi' vta hold a dance for h/; make h/ dance

Medicine Dance
Midewiwin ni Grand Medicine Society; Medicine Dance; Midewiwin

war dance
bwaanzhii-niimi'idiwin ni a war dance

bwaanzhii-niimi vai s/he dances a war dance

bwaanzhii-niimi'idiwag vai they dance a war dance

women's dance
ikwe-niimi'idiwin ni women's dance

ikwe-niimi vai s/he dances the women's dance

ikwe-niimi'idiwag vai they dance the women's dance

dance bell
n
dance bell
zhinawa'oojigan ni a small round bell, a dance bell, a sleigh bell

dance bustle
n
dance bustle
bimoonjigan na [RL] a dance bustle

dance hall
n
dance hall
niimi'idiiwigamig ni a dance hall

dance regalia
n
dance regalia
bwaanzhiiwi'on ni dance regalia

wear dance regalia
bwaanzhiiwi'o vai s/he wears dance regalia

dance song
n
dance song
niimi'idii-nagamon ni a dance song

dandruff
n
dandruff
wiinishagaandibaan ni dandruff

danger
n
think to be in danger
naniizaanenim vta think h/ dangerous; think h/ to be in danger

Paired with: naniizaanendan vti

dangerous
adj
dangerous
naniizaanad vii it is dangerous

Paired with: naniizaanizi vai

naniizaanizi vai s/he is dangerous

Paired with: naniizaanad vii

think dangerous
naniizaanenim vta think h/ dangerous; think h/ to be in danger

Paired with: naniizaanendan vti

naniizaanendan vti think, consider it dangerous

Paired with: naniizaanenim vta

naniizaanendaagozi vai s/he is thought dangerous, is thought to be in danger

naniizaanendaagwad vii it is thought dangerous

dark
[low light]
adj
dark
dibiki- pv lex dark, in the dark

bishagiishkaa vii it is dark, gets dark (as night)

dibiki-ayaa vai s/he is dark

gashkiidibikad vii it is dark, gets dark (as night)

dark as night
gashkii-dibik-ayaa vii it is dark as night

dark at night
gashkii-dibikad vii it is very dark at night

dark house
dibikate vii it is dark inside (a room or house)

See also: gashkii-dibikate vii

dark indoors
bishagiishkate vii it is dark indoors

gashkiidibikate vii it is a pitch-dark indoors

dark room
dibikate vii it is dark inside (a room or house)

See also: gashkii-dibikate vii