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drain
vi
drain out
iskaabii vii it dries up, drains out, the water in it recedes

drapes
n
drapes
gibiiga'igan ni a curtain, drapes

draw
[pull]
vt
draw breath in
ikwanaamo vai s/he breathes in, inhales

wiikwanaamo vai s/he draws in breath, inhales

draw up or out
wiikwa'an vti pump it up (out of somewhere); draw it up or out (using something)

draw with mouth
wiikwam vta
  1. suck on h/ ; draw on h/ with mouth
  2. invite h/ to a feast (especially as part of a religious ceremony)

Paired with: wiikwandan vti See also: wiikom vta

wiikwandan vti suck on it; draw on it with mouth

Paired with: wiikwam vta

wiikwanjige vai s/he draws on things with mouth; s/he sucks on things

draw
[make lines or a picture]
vt
draw
mazinibii' vta draw, paint a picture of h/

Paired with: mazinibii'an vti

mazinibii'an vti draw it

Paired with: mazinibii' vta

mazinibii'ige vai s/he draws, paints a picture of something

mazinibii'igaade vii it is drawn (by someone), "they" draw it

mazinibii'igaazo vai s/he is drawn (by someone), "they" draw h/

draw big
mangibii'an vti write it big, draw it big

draw circle
waawiyebii'an vti draw it as a circle

waawiyebii'ige vai s/he draws a circle

draw small
agaasibii'an vti write it small, draw it small

draw spots
gidagibii'an vti draw dots or spots on it

gidagibii'ige vai s/he draws dots or spots

drawn in a picture
mazinibii'igaade vii it is drawn (by someone), "they" draw it

ozhibii'igaazo vai s/he is written down (as on a list) (by someone), "they write h/ down

draw
[take liquid]
vt
draw water
gwaaba'ibii vai s/he draws water

onda'ibii vai s/he gets, draws water from a certain place

drawing
n
drawing
mazinibii'igan ni something drawn: a drawing, a sketch, a design

drawknife
n
drawknife
mookojigan ni a drawknife, a plane

drawstring
n
drawstring
giboobijigan ni something used to pull things shut: a drawstring, a zipper

giboobijiganeyaab ni a drawstring

dream
n
dream
bawaajigan ni a dream, a vision

bad dream
giiwanaadingwaam vai s/he has a bad dream, had a nightmare

scary dream
zegaabam vta have a frightening dream, a scary dream about h/

Paired with: zegaabandan vti

zegaabandam vai2 s/he has a frightening dream, a scary dream

zegaabandan vti have a frightening dream, a scary dream about it

Paired with: zegaabam vta

see a certain way as in a dream
inaabam vta see h/ a certain way as in a dream; have such a dream about h/

Paired with: inaabandan vti

inaabandan vti see it a certain way as in a dream; have such a dream about it

Paired with: inaabam vta

dream
vi
dream
bawaadan vti dream of it

Paired with: bawaazh vta

bawaazh vta dream of, have a dream of h/

Paired with: bawaadan vti

bawaajige vai s/he has dreams

dream a certain way
inaabandam vai2 s/he dreams a certain way; s/he has a certain view of something, has a certain belief about something