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fragile
adj
fragile
wakewan vii it is fragile, is weak

Paired with: wakewizi vai

wakewizi vai s/he is weak, is fragile, is frail

Paired with: wakewan vii

frail
adj
frail
niinamizi vai s/he is weak, is fragile, is frail

Paired with: niinamad vii

niinamad vii

Paired with: niinamizi vai

frame
n
sap-boiling frame
iskigamiziganaak ni a frame for holding sap-boiling kettles

set up as a frame
onaakosidoon vti2 set it up as a frame

wigwam frame
wiigiwaamaak ni a wigwam frame

freckles
n
freckles on face
gidagiingwe vai s/he has spots on h/ face, has freckles on h/ face

free
adv
pull free
gidiskibidoon vti2 [S] pull it free, disconnect it (with hands)

Paired with: gidiskibizh vta See also: gadiskibidoon vti2 [BL]

gidiskibizh vta pull h/ free,disconnect h/ (with hands)

Paired with: gidiskibidoon vti2 [S] See also: gadiskibizh vta [BL]

try to get free
wiikwaji'o vai s/he tries to get free; s/he tries, endeavors

wiikwaji' vta try to get h/ free from something; try to get h/ to do something

Paired with: wiikwajitoon vti2

wiikwajitoon vti2 try to do it; try to get free of it

Paired with: wiikwaji' vta

free
vt
free
gidiskin vta free, disconnect h/; take h/ off something

Paired with: gidiskinan vti

gidiskinan vti free, disconnect it; take it off something

Paired with: gidiskin vta

freeze
vi
freeze
mashkawaakwadin vii it freezes stiff, is frozen stiff

Paired with: mashkawaakwaji vai

mashkawaakwaji vai s/he freezes stiff, is frozen stiff, has frostbite

Paired with: mashkawaakwadin vii

freeze over
gashkadin vii it freezes over, is frozen over

freeze to death
gawaji vai s/he is so cold s/he can't move, freezes to death

freeze smooth
zhooshkwadin vii it freezes smooth, is frozen smooth

freeze
vt
freeze
mashkawaakwajidoon vti2 freeze it stiff

Paired with: mashkawaakwajim vta

mashkawaakwajim vta freeze h/ stiff

Paired with: mashkawaakwajidoon vti2

freeze stiff
mashkawaakwajidoon vti2 freeze it stiff

Paired with: mashkawaakwajim vta

mashkawaakwajim vta freeze h/ stiff

Paired with: mashkawaakwajidoon vti2

freezer
n
freezer
dakisijigan ni something that cools things: a refrigerator, a freezer

freight hauler
n
freight hauler
aawadaasoowinini na a freight hauler