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engaged
adj
engaged
asho-wiidige vai s/he is engaged

asho-wiidigendiwag vai they are engaged to each other

engine
n
engine
mayaajiibizod na-v engine

English
[language]
n
English language
zhaaganaashiimowin ni the English language

zhaaganaashiimo vai s/he speaks English

express in English
zhaaganaashiiwisidoon vti2 [BL] express it in English; write it in English

speak English
gichi-mookomaanimo vai s/he speaks English

zhaaganaashiimo vai s/he speaks English

zhaaganaashiimotaw vta speak English to h/

zhaaganaashiimonodaw vta speak English to h/

write in English
zhaaganaashiiwibii'an vti write it in English

zhaaganaashiiwibii'amaw vta write (it) in English to or for h/

zhaaganaashiiwibii'ige vai s/he writes in English

zhaaganaashiiwibii'igaade vii it is written in English (by someone), "they" write it in English

zhaaganaashiiwisidoon vti2 [BL] express it in English; write it in English

Englishman
n
Englishman
zhaaganaash na an Englishman

zhaaganaashiiwi vai [BL] s/he is English

enough
pron
enough
de- pv lex enough; sufficient; suitable

debise vii it is enough, is sufficient

Paired with: debise vai

debise vai s/he is enough, is sufficient, has enough

Paired with: debise vii

gwech adv qnt enough

eat enough
debisinii vai s/he has enough to eat, eats enough, is full

See also: de-wiisini vai

de-miijin vti3 eat enough of it

de-wiisini vai s/he has enough to eat, eats enough, is full

See also: debisinii vai

have enough
debisa' vta have enough of h/

Paired with: debisatoon vti2

debisachige vai s/he has enough of things

debisatoon vti2 have enough of it

Paired with: debisa' vta

debizi vai s/he is satisfied, has enough, is lucky

have enough to give
deba'ookii vai s/he has enough to give away, has enough for everyone

deba'oozh vta have enough to give to or feed h/

think there is enough
debisewendam vai2 s/he feels satisfied, thinks there is enough

enter
vi
enter
biindigaw vta enter into where h/ is, come in on h/

biindige vai s/he enters, goes inside / indoors, comes inside / indoors

biindigeshkaa vii it moves inside, enters

Paired with: biindigeshkaa vai

envelope
n
envelope
maajiibii'ige-mashkimodens ni an envelope

mashkimodens ni a small bag: a wallet, a coin purse, a pouch, an envelope

envy
vt
envy
ondenim vta envy h/

equal
adj
equal
dibishkoo adv man directly; equal; even; just like, seems like

equipment
adj
equipment
aabajichigan ni something used: a tool, equipment, material