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Deer River
place
Deer River
Waawaashkeshiwi-ziibiing name place Deer River, Minnesota

defeat
vt
defeat
zhaagooji' vta defeat, overcome h/

Paired with: zhaagoojitoon vti2

zhaagooji'iwe vai s/he defeats, overcomes people

zhaagoojitoon vti2 defeat, overcome it

Paired with: zhaagooji' vta

zhaagoozom vta convince, persuade h/; get the best of h/ in an argument or debate

defeat in a contest or game
niiwezh vta defeat h/ (in a contest or game), beat h/ (in a contest or game)

niiwezhiwe vai s/he defeats people (in a contest or game), beats people (in a contest or game)

defecate
vi
defecate
miizii vai s/he defecates, shits

deflate
vt
deflate
zhiigoojiin vta deflate h/

Paired with: zhiigoojiinan vti

zhiigoojiinan vti deflate it

Paired with: zhiigoojiin vta

degree
n
regard to a certain degree
apiitendan vti be so proud of it; value, regard it so high

Paired with: apiitenim vta

apiitenim vta regard h/ to such an extent, be so proud of h/

Paired with: apiitendan vti

middling degree
gomaa adv deg some amount; to a middling degree

dejected
adj
dejected
osidaawendam vai2 s/he is sad, dejected, sorrowful

delicious
adj
taste delicious
wiingipogwad vii [BL] it is tasty, tastes delicious

Paired with: wiingipogozi vai [BL]

wiingipogozi vai [BL] s/he is tasty, tastes delicious

Paired with: wiingipogwad vii [BL]

den
n
den
waazh ni a den, a lair, a cave, a burrow

See also: waanzh ni

waanzh ni a den, a lair, a cave, a burrow

See also: waazh ni

live in den
dazhe vai s/he (an animal) lives in a certain place

denial
n
denial
ine pc disc exclamation of denial

denigrate
denigrate
aabiinzom vta quarrel with h/; denigrate, verbally abuse h/

aabiinzonge vai s/he denigrates, verbally abuses someone