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foamy
adj
foamy
biitewan vii it is foamy

fog
n
fog
awan vii it is foggy, there is fog

gashkawan vii it is a dense fog

foggy
adj
foggy
awan vii it is foggy, there is fog

fold
vt
fold
biskaabiiginan vti fold it (string-like)

biskibidoon vti2 bend it over, fold it (with hands)

Paired with: biskibizh vta

biskibizh vta bend h/ over, fold h/ (with hands)

Paired with: biskibidoon vti2

biskin vta bend h/ over, bow h/

Paired with: biskinan vti

biskinan vti bend it over, bow it

Paired with: biskin vta

biskinige vai s/he folds things

biskinigaade vii it is bent over, folded (by someone) (with hands), "they" bent it over, fold it (with hands)

biskitenan vti fold it (as something sheet-like)

fold (sheet-like)
biskiigin vta fold h/ (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: biskiiginan vti

biskiiginan vti fold it (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: biskiigin vta

biskiiginige vai s/he folds things (as something sheet-like)

biskiiginigaade vii it is folded (by someone) [as something sheet-like]

biskiigisin vii it is folded (sheet-like)

Paired with: biskiigishin vai

biskiigishin vai s/he is folded (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: biskiigisin vii

ozhiigin vta roll h/ [cigarette]; fold, prepare, set h/ (something sheet-like)

Paired with: ozhiiginan vti

ozhiiginan vti fold, prepare, set it (something sheet-like)

Paired with: ozhiigin vta

ozhiiginamaw vta fold, prepare, set it (something sheet-like) for h/; roll (a cigarette) for h/

folded
adj
folded
biskaa vii it is bent over, folded

biskiiginigaade vii it is folded (by someone) [as something sheet-like]

follow
[move along a route]
vt
follow a trail
maada'adoo vai s/he goes off following a trail

maada'adoon vti2 start following it (road or trail)

Paired with: maada'azh vta

maada'azh vta go off following h/ trail

Paired with: maada'adoon vti2

follow a trail along
bima'adoo vai s/he follows a trail along

bima'adoon vti2 follow it along as a trail

Paired with: bima'azh vta

bima'azh vta track h/ along, follow h/ trail along

Paired with: bima'adoon vti2

follow a trail away
anima'adoo vai s/he follows a trail away

anima'adoon vti2 follow it away as a trail

Paired with: anima'azh vta

anima'azh vta follow h/ trail away

Paired with: anima'adoon vti2

follow a trail here
biida'adoo vai s/he follows a trail here

biida'adoon vti2 follow it as a trail here

Paired with: biida'azh vta

biida'azh vta follow h/ trail here

Paired with: biida'adoon vti2

follow a trail to a certain place
ina'adoo vai s/he walks a certain way or to a certain place on a trail

ina'adoon vti2 follow it as a trail to a certain place

Paired with: ina'azh vta

ina'azh vta follow h/ trail to a certain place

Paired with: ina'adoon vti2

follow
[obey something]
vt
follow instructions
gikinootaw vta imitate what h/ says or sounds like, follow h/ instructions

follow
[go behind]
vt
follow
biminizha' vta follow h/ along

Paired with: biminizha'an vti

biminizha'an vti follow it along, pursue it

Paired with: biminizha' vta

biminizha'ige vai s/he follows things along

aanikeshkaw vta stand next to or in place of h/, follow in h/ steps, suceed h/

Fond du Lac
place
Fond du Lac
Nagaajiwanaang name place Fond du Lac Reservation

food
n
food
miijim ni food

wiisiniwin ni food

buy food
miijimadaawe vai s/he buys food

commodity food
ashandiwin ni food that is given out or distributed, commodity food, rations

cooked food
jiibaakwaan ni food being cooked or cooked (by boiling); cooking

feast food
wiikwandiwin ni a feast; feast food

food being cooked
jiibaakwaan ni food being cooked or cooked (by boiling); cooking

get food
nandawenjige vai
  1. s/he hunts or fishes for food
  2. s/he needs, wants things

go get food
naajimiijime vai s/he goes to get food

serve food
asham vta feed (it) to, serve (it) to h/

Paired with: ashandan vti

ashange vai s/he feeds people, serves food

steal food
gimoojimiijime vai s/he steals food

take along food
niimimiijime vai s/he takes along food