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food
n
food
miijim ni food

wiisiniwin ni food

buy food
miijimadaawe vai s/he buys food

cat food
commodity food
ashandiwin ni food that is given out or distributed: community food shelf, commodity food, rations

cooked food
jiibaakwaan ni [BL] food being cooked or cooked (by boiling); cooking; soup

feast food
wiikwandiwin ni a feast; feast food

food being cooked
jiibaakwaan ni [BL] food being cooked or cooked (by boiling); cooking; soup

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

See also: andawenjige vai [N]

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, feasts people, serves food

steal food
gimoojimiijime vai s/he steals food

take along food
niimimiijime vai s/he takes along food

foolish
adj
foolish
gagiibaadad vii it is foolish, is silly

Paired with: gagiibaadizi vai

gagiibaadizi vai s/he is foolish, is silly, is naughty

appear foolish
gagiibaazinaagozi vai s/he looks foolish, appears foolish

Paired with: gagiibaazinaagwad vii

gagiibaazinaagwad vii it looks foolish, appears foolish

Paired with: gagiibaazinaagozi vai

do foolish things
gagiibaajichige vai s/he does something foolish or silly

do something foolish
gagiibaajitoon vti2 do it foolishly, do it (something foolish)

look foolish
gagiibaazinaagozi vai s/he looks foolish, appears foolish

Paired with: gagiibaazinaagwad vii

gagiibaazinaagwad vii it looks foolish, appears foolish

Paired with: gagiibaazinaagozi vai

seem foolish
gagiibaadendaagozi vai s/he is thought foolish, seems foolish

Paired with: gagiibaadendaagwad vii

gagiibaadendaagwad vii it is thought foolish, seems foolish

Paired with: gagiibaadendaagozi vai

sound foolish
gagiibaazitaagozi vai s/he sounds foolish

Paired with: gagiibaazitaagwad vii

gagiibaazitaagwad vii it sounds foolish

Paired with: gagiibaazitaagozi vai

think something or someone foolish
gagiibaadendan vti think it foolish

Paired with: gagiibaadenim vta

gagiibaadenim vta think h/ foolish

Paired with: gagiibaadendan vti

thought foolish
gagiibaadendaagozi vai s/he is thought foolish, seems foolish

Paired with: gagiibaadendaagwad vii

gagiibaadendaagwad vii it is thought foolish, seems foolish

Paired with: gagiibaadendaagozi vai

foolishly
adv
do foolishly
gagiibaajitoon vti2 do it foolishly, do it (something foolish)

think foolishly
gagiibaadendam vai2 s/he thinks foolishly

foot
[body]
n
The medial /-zid-/ occurs in verbs referring to the foot or feet.
foot
nizid nid my foot

See also: inzid nid

inzid nid my foot

See also: nizid nid

gizid nid your foot

ozid nid h/ foot

big foot
mangizide vai s/he has a big foot or big feet

mamaangizide vai s/he has big feet

blister on foot
abashkwebiigizideshin vai s/he gets a blister or blisters on h/ foot

bloody foot
miskwiiwizide vai s/he has a bloody foot

bump foot
bitaakozideshin vai s/he bumps h/ foot on something, stubs h/ toe

clean foot
biinizide vai s/he has a clean foot or clean feet

dirty foot
wiinizide vai s/he has a dirty foot or dirty feet

foot aches
dewizide vai s/he has an ache in h/ foot

foot itches
gizhiibizide vai h/ foot itches

foot sticks out
zaagizideshin vai s/he lies with h/ foot or feet sticking out

hairy foot
miishizide vai s/he has hairy feet

infected foot
miniiwizide vai s/he has an infected foot

left foot
namanjizid ni a left foot

long foot
ginwaakozide vai s/he has a long foot or (hind)paw, has long feet or (hind)paws

gagaanwaakozide vai s/he has a long foot or (hind)paw, has long feet or (hind)paws

move foot a certain way
izhizideni vai s/he moves h/ foot a certain way

muddy foot
azhashkiiwizide vai s/he has muddy feet

numb foot
biinisizide vai s/he has numb foot or numb feet

giikimanizide vai h/ foot is asleep, feet are asleep; h/ foot feels numb, feet feel numb

right foot
gichizid ni right foot

small foot
agaasizide vai s/he has small feet

ayagaasizide vai s/he has tiny feet

sore foot
gaagiijizide vai s/he has a sore foot

sprain foot
zegizideshin vai s/he sprains h/ foot

stick out foot
zaagizideni vai s/he sticks h/ foot out

stinky foot
maazhimaagozide vai s/he has smelly feet, has stinky feet

such a foot
izhizide vai s/he has such a foot or such feet

sweaty foot
abwezide vai s/he has a sweaty foot

swollen foot
baagizide vai s/he has h/ foot or feet swell up, has a swollen foot or swollen feet

babaagizide vai s/he has swollen feet

tap foot
jiichiibizideni vai s/he taps h/ foot

tiny foot
babiiwizide vai s/he has tiny feet

tip of foot
wanakozid ni tip of a toe or foot

warm foot
abizidezo vai s/he warms h/ (own) foot or feet

abizidezwi vta warm h/ foot or feet

wash foot
giziibiigizide vai s/he washes h/ (own) feet

giziibiigiziden vta wash h/ feet

wide foot
mangadezide vai s/he has a wide foot or wide feet

mamaangadezide vai s/he has wide feet

foot
[measurement]
n
certain number of feet
daso-mizid qnt num [BL] a certain number of feet

dasozid qnt num [MN] a certain number of feet; so many feet

See also: daso-mizid qnt num [BL]

so many feet
dasozid qnt num [MN] a certain number of feet; so many feet

See also: daso-mizid qnt num [BL]

one foot
ingodozid qnt num one foot

See also: ningodozid qnt num

ningodozid qnt num one foot

See also: ingodozid qnt num

two feet
niizho-mizid qnt num [NI] two feet

niizhozid qnt num two feet

three feet
niso-mizid qnt num [NI] three feet

nisozid qnt num three feet

four feet
niiwozid qnt num four feet

See also: niiyozid qnt num

niiyozid qnt num four feet

See also: niiwozid qnt num

five feet
naanozid qnt num five feet

six feet
ningodwaaso-mizid qnt num [NI] six feet

ingodwaasozid qnt num six feet

See also: ningodwaasozid qnt num

ningodwaasozid qnt num six feet

See also: ingodwaasozid qnt num

seven feet
niizhwaasozid qnt num seven feet

niizhwaaso-mizid qnt num [NI] seven feet

eight feet
nishwaaso-mizid qnt num [NI] eight feet

ishwaasozid qnt num eight feet

nine feet
zhaangaso-mizid qnt num [NI] nine feet

zhaangasozid qnt num nine feet

ten feet
midaasozid qnt num ten feet

midaaso-mizid qnt num [NI] ten feet

footbridge
n
footbridge
aazhawaandawaagan ni a footbridge

footpath
n
footpath
ozide-miikana ni a footpath

footprint
n
footprint
bimikawaan ni a footprint, a track

footrest
n
cradle board footrest
apizideyaakwa'igan ni [ML] a cradleboard footrest

footrest
n
cradleboard footrest
aajizide'onaak ni a cradleboard footrest

aajizide'on ni [ML] a cradleboard footrest

apizideyaakwa'igan ni [ML] a cradleboard footrest