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french
n
French language
wemitigoozhiimowin ni the French language

speak French
wemitigoozhiimo vai s/he speaks French

frenchman
n
Frenchman
wemitigoozhi na
  1. [in the US] a Frenchman
  2. [in Canada] a whiteman

Friday
n
Friday
naano-giizhigad vii it is Friday

friend
n
close friends
beshwaji' vta be close friends with h/

friend
=iijikiwenh nad STEM FOR: (male's) brother

=iijikwe nad someone's (female's) female friend

=iikaan nad someone's (male's) brother; someone's (male's) male friend

=iikaanis nad someone's (male's) brother; someone's (male's) male friend

frighten
vt
frighten
zegi' vta scare, frighten h/

Paired with: zegitoon vti2

frighten verbally
zegim vta scare, frighten, intimidate, alarm h/ (verbally)

zegindiwag vai they scare, frighten, intimidate, alarm each other (verbally)

frightened
adj
frightened
zegizi vai s/he is afraid, frightened, scared

pretend to be frightened
zegiziikaazo vai s/he pretends to be afraid, frightened, scared

frightening
adj
frightening
zegendaagwad vii it is frightening, scary, terrifying

Paired with: zegendaagozi vai See also: zegendaagod vii [RL]

zegendaagod vii [RL] it is frightening, scary, terrifying

Paired with: zegendaagozi vai See also: zegendaagwad vii

zegendaagozi vai s/he is frightening, scary, terrifying

Paired with: zegendaagwad vii

frightening dream
zegaabandam vai2 s/he has a frightening dream, a scary dream

zegaabandan vti have a frightening dream, a scary dream about it

Paired with: zegaabam vta

zegaabam vta have a frightening dream, a scary dream about h/

Paired with: zegaabandan vti

look frightening
zeginaagozi vai s/he looks scary, looks frightening; s/he looks scared, looks frightened

Paired with: zeginaagwad vii

zeginaagwad vii it looks scary, looks frightening

Paired with: zeginaagozi vai

sound frightening
zegitaagozi vai s/he sounds scary, sounds frightening

Paired with: zegitaagwad vii

zegitaagwad vii it sounds scary, sounds frightening

Paired with: zegitaagozi vai

fringe
n
fringe
niisiiwezhigan ni fringe

cut fringe
niisiiwezh vta cut fringe in h/

Paired with: niisiiwezhan vti

niisiiwezhan vti cut fringe in it

Paired with: niisiiwezh vta

niisiiwezhigaade vii it cut into a fringe (by someone), "they" cut it into fringe

niisiiwezhigaazo vai s/he is cut into fringe (by someone), "they" cut it into fringe

frog
n
frog
omagakii na a frog

See also: omakakii na

omakakii na a frog

See also: omagakii na

leopard frog
gidagimakakii na a leopard frog

[
northern leopard frog
Lithobates pipiens
]

tree frog
agoozimakakii na a tree frog

from
prep
get water from a certain place
onda'ibii vai s/he gets, draws water from a certain place

come from a certain place
ondaabate vii it (smoke) comes from a certain place

ondaadad vii it comes from a certain place, originates in a certain place

onjibaa vai s/he comes from a certain place

onjii vai s/he comes from a certain place

Paired with: onjiimagad vii

ondaadizi vai s/he comes from a certain place; s/he is born

come from a certain place hungry
ondanaandam vai2 s/he comes from a certain place hungry

skate from a certain place
ondaada'e vai s/he skates from a certain place

swim from a certain place
ondaadagaa vai s/he swims from a certain place

See also: ondaadage vai [BL]

ondaadage vai [BL] s/he swims from a certain place

See also: ondaadagaa vai

ondakwazhiwe vai s/he paddles from a certain place; s/he swims from a certain place (as a fish)

wade from a certain place
ondaadagaazii vai s/he wades from a certain place

wind comes from a certain place
ondaanimad vii the wind comes from a certain direction

blown from a certain place
ondaashi vai s/he is blown from a certain place (by the wind); sails, soars from a certain place

ondaasin vii it is blown from a certain place (by the wind); sails, soars from a certain place

sail from a certain place
ondaashi vai s/he is blown from a certain place (by the wind); sails, soars from a certain place

ondaasin vii it is blown from a certain place (by the wind); sails, soars from a certain place

road or trail leads from a certain place
ondamon vii [BL] it (road or trail) comes from a certain place; it leads from there

ondadamon vii it (road or trail) leads from a certain place

wind comes from a certain direction
ondin vii the wind comes from a certain direction

get from a certain place
ondin vta get, obtain h/ from a certain place

Paired with: ondinan vti

ondinamaazo vai s/he gets, obtains (it) for h/ self from a certain place

ondinamaw vta get, obtain (it) for h/ from a certain place

ondinan vti get, obtain it from a certain place

Paired with: ondin vta

ondinige vai s/he gets, obtains things from a certain place

obtain from a certain place
ondin vta get, obtain h/ from a certain place

Paired with: ondinan vti

ondinan vti get, obtain it from a certain place

Paired with: ondin vta

ondinamaw vta get, obtain (it) for h/ from a certain place

ondinige vai s/he gets, obtains things from a certain place

ondinigaade vii it is obtained from a certain place (by someone); "they" get, obtain it from a certain place

ondinigaazo vai s/he is obtained from a certain place (by someone); "they" get, obtain h/ from a certain place

crawl from a certain place
ondoode vai s/he crawls from a certain place

carry from a certain place on back
ondoom vta carry h/ on back from a certain place

Paired with: ondoondan vti

ondoondan vti carry it on back from a certain place

Paired with: ondoom vta

ride from a certain place on horseback
ondoomigo vai s/he rides from a certain place on horseback

onjiba'igo vai s/he rides from a certain place, drives from a certain place (drawn by horse or dog)

walk from a certain place
ondose vai s/he walks from a certain place

from a certain place
onji- pv rel because; for a certain reason; from a certain place

wenji- pv rel because; for a certain reason; from a certain place

onji- pv rel

run from a certain place
onjibatoo vai s/he runs from a certain place

onjiba'idiwag vai they run from a certain place together

onjibatwaadan vti run from a certain place with it

onjibatwaazh vta run from a certain place with h/

ondaadagaakobatoo vai s/he runs on the ice from a certain place

ondwewebatoo vai s/he is heard running from a certain place

speed from a certain place
onjibide vii it drives, speeds, falls from a certain place

Paired with: onjibizo vai

onjibizo vai s/he drives, speeds, falls from a certain place

Paired with: onjibide vii

drive from a certain place
onjibide vii it drives, speeds, falls from a certain place

Paired with: onjibizo vai

onjibizo vai s/he drives, speeds, falls from a certain place

Paired with: onjibide vii

onjibizonitoon vti2 drive it from a certain place

onjidaabii'iwe vai s/he drives from a certain place

fall from a certain place
onjibide vii it drives, speeds, falls from a certain place

Paired with: onjibizo vai

onjibizo vai s/he drives, speeds, falls from a certain place

Paired with: onjibide vii

flow from a certain place
onjijiwan vii it flows from a certain place

run from a certain place in flight
onjinizhimo vai s/he runs from a certain place in flight

fly from a certain place
onjise vai s/he flies from a certain place

Paired with: onjise vii

take from a certain place
onjiwidoon vti2 take, carry it from a certain place

Paired with: onjiwizh vta

onjiwizh vta take, carry h/ from a certain place

Paired with: onjiwidoon vti2

carry from a certain place
onjiwidoon vti2 take, carry it from a certain place

Paired with: onjiwizh vta

onjiwizh vta take, carry h/ from a certain place

Paired with: onjiwidoon vti2

look out from a certain place
onzaabi vai s/he looks out from a certain place

come from a certain place crying
ondademo vai s/he cries for a certain reason, comes from a certain place crying

paddle from a certain place
ondakwazhiwe vai s/he paddles from a certain place; s/he swims from a certain place (as a fish)

gone from a certain place
ondendi vai s/he is gone from a certain place, absent from a certain place

absent from a certain place
ondendi vai s/he is gone from a certain place, absent from a certain place