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ear wax
n
ear wax
migaaskitawagaan ni ear wax

migaaskitawage vai s/he has ear wax

earache
n
earache
dewitawage vai s/he has an earache

early
adv
early
wayiiba adv tmp early; in a little while; soon

wiiba adv tmp [N] early; soon

See also: wayiiba adv tmp

early in the morning
gichi-gigizheb adv tmp early in the morning

early in the night
oshki-dibikad vii it is early in the night

too early
onzaam wiiba adv tmp [BL] too early, too soon

See also: onzaam adv qnt ; wiiba adv tmp [N]

wake up early
gigizhebaawii vai s/he wakes up early

earmuff
n
earmuff
giizhootawage'on na earmuff

Paired with: giizhootawage'on ni

giizhootawage'on ni earmuff

See also: giizhootawage'on na

wear earmuffs
giizhootawage'o vai s/he wears earmuffs

earn
vt
earn
gashkichige vai s/he acquires something, earns something, is able (to do somehing)

gashki' vta earn h/ (e.g., money); manage h/; overpower, prevail over, conquer h/

Paired with: gashkitoon vti2

earn money
zhooniyaake vai s/he makes money, earns money

ondizi vai s/he makes a living a certain way, earns or makes money, gets paid, benefits a certain way, inherits from a certain source

earring
n
earring
naabishebizon ni an earring

wear earrings
naabishebizo vai s/he wears an earring or earrings

earth
n
earth
aki ni
  1. earth, land, ground
  2. a country, a territory
  3. moss

akiiwan vii it is the earth, is land

be a lot of earth
akiikaa vii there is (a lot of) dirt, earth, land

earth lodge
n
earth lodge
akiiwe-wiigiwaam ni an earth lodge

easily
adv
easily
wenipazh adv man easily, at hand, readily

na'egaaj adv man go easy!; not too hard!; easily; without effort

get easily
wenipazhi' vta get h/ easily, have an easy time with h/

Paired with: wenipazhitoon vti2

wenipazhitoon vti2 get it easily, have an easy time with it

Paired with: wenipazhi' vta

get chilled easily
wakewaji vai s/he can't take being cold, gets chilled easily

make easily
wenjitoon vti2 make it easily, have an easy time with it

Paired with: wenji' vta

wenji' vta make h/ easily, have an easy time with h/

Paired with: wenjitoon vti2

east
n
east
wendaabang ni-v east

See also: ondaaban vii

ondaaban vii it is east

in the east
waabanong adv loc in the east; to the east

to the east
waabanong adv loc in the east; to the east