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fir
n
see also "pine"
balsam fir
zhingob na a balsam fir; {BL] a bough of any evergreen tree; a christmas tree

[
Balsam Fir
Abies balsamea
]

fir bough
n
fir bough
zhingobaandag na a fir bough

fire
n
fire
ishkode ni fire, a fire

across the fire
agaamishkode adv loc on the other side of the fire, across the fire

beyond the fire
awasishkode adv loc beyond the fire; on the other side of the fire, across the fire

build a fire
boodawe vai s/he builds a fire

boodawaadan vti build a fire in it; fire it up [as stove]

Paired with: boodawaazh vta

boodawaazh vta build a fire at h/

Paired with: boodawaadan vti

boodawazo vai s/he builds a fire to warm up

catch fire
biskane vii it catches fire, ignites

nawadide vii it catches fire

Paired with: nawadizo vai

nawadizo vai s/he or it (animate) catches fire

Paired with: nawadide vii

zakide vii it catches fire; it is on fire; there is a forest fire

Paired with: zakizo vai

zakizo vai s/he or it (animate) catches fire; s/he has a fire at h/ place

Paired with: zakide vii

on fire
ishkodewan vii it is on fire

Paired with: ishkodewi vai

zakide vii it catches fire; it is on fire; there is a forest fire

Paired with: zakizo vai

zakizo vai s/he or it (animate) catches fire; s/he has a fire at h/ place

Paired with: zakide vii

other side of the fire
agaamishkode adv loc on the other side of the fire, across the fire

awasishkode adv loc beyond the fire; on the other side of the fire, across the fire

put wood on the fire
bagidinise vai s/he puts wood on the fire

set on fire
zaka' vta light h/ (e.g., a pipe); set h/ on fire

Paired with: zaka'an vti

zaka'an vti light, ignite it, set it on fire

Paired with: zaka' vta

zaka'ige vai s/he lights something

zaka'amaw vta light (it) for h/; set (it) on fire for h/

zaka'igaade vii it is set on fire, lit (by someone), "they" set it on fire, light it

zaka'igaazo vai it (animate) is set on fire, lit (by someone), "they" set it (animate) on fire, light it (animate)

take off the fire
agwaashim vta take h/ ashore, take h/ off a boat or vehicle, unload h/ off something; take h/ off the fire

Paired with: agwaasidoon vti2

agwaasidoon vti2 take it off something or unload it off something: take it ashore, take it off the fire, take it off a boat or vehicle

Paired with: agwaashim vta

agwaasijigaade vii it is taken ashore; it is taken off the fire

agwaasijigaazo vai s/he is taken ashore; s/he is taken off the fire

tend fire
ganawishkodawe vai s/he keeps the fire, tends the fire

fire extinguisher
n
fire extinguisher
aate'igan ni a fire extinguisher

aataweyaabaawajigan ni a fire extinguisher

fire poker
n
fire poker
jiichiishkinzhe'igan ni a fire poker

fire truck
n
fire truck
aatawe'igewidaabaan na [BL] a fire truck

aate'ishkodawewidaabaan na a fire truck

aatawe'ishkodawewidaabaan na [BL] a fire truck

See also: aatawe'ishkodawewidaabaan ni

aatawe'ishkodawewidaabaan ni a fire truck

See also: aatawe'ishkodawewidaabaan na [BL]

firefly
n
firefly
waawaatesi na a firefly

fireman
n
fireman
aate'ishkodawewinini na a firefighter, a fireman

aatawe'ishkodawewinini na [BL] a firefighter, a fireman

aateshkodawewinini na [S] a firefighter, a fireman

fireplace
n
fireplace
boodawaan ni a fireplace

boodawaanaabik ni a stove; a firepit; a fireplace

boodawaade vii there is a fire made in a fireplace

firewood
n
firewood
mishi ni (a stick of) firewood

misan ni (pieces of) firewood

manisaan ni [BL] (a stick of) firewood

bring firewood inside
biindigenise vai s/he brings firewood inside

cut firewood
manise vai s/he harvests, cuts firewood

manisaw vta cut (it) as firewood for h/

manisaadan vti cut it as firewood

giishka'ise vai s/he cuts firewood

go get firewood
naadinise vai s/he goes to get firewood

go look for firewood
andawinise vai [N] s/he goes look for firewood

haul firewood
aawadinise vai s/he hauls firewood