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fir
n
see also "pine"
balsam fir
zhingob na a balsam fir; {Border Lakes] a bough of any evergreen 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 catches fire

Paired with: nawadide vii

zakide vii it catches fire

Paired with: zakizo vai

zakizo vai s/he 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

Paired with: zakizo vai

zakizo vai s/he 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 s/he is set on fire, lit (by someone), "they" set h/ on fire, light h/

take off the fire
agwaabiigin vta take h/ off the water, take h/ off the fire

Paired with: agwaabiiginan vti

agwaabiiginan vti take it off the fire; take it off the water

Paired with: agwaabiigin vta

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 ashore, take it off a boat or vehicle, unload it off something

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 piece of) firewood

misan ni (pieces of) firewood

manisaan ni [BL] (a piece 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