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front
n
at the front
niigaan adv loc ahead, at the front, leading; in the future

niigaani- pv lex ahead, leading, in front

hang in front
niigaanagoode vii it hangs in front

Paired with: niigaanagoojin vai

niigaanagoojin vai s/he hangs in front

Paired with: niigaanagoode vii

niigaanagoodoon vti2 hang it in front

Paired with: niigaanagoozh vta

niigaanagoozh vta hang h/ in front

Paired with: niigaanagoodoon vti2

sit in front
niigaanabi vai s/he sits in front

stand in front
niigaanigaabawi vai s/he stands in front

frost
n
heavy frost
zasakwaa vii there is a heavy frost

frosted
adj
frosted
nigiigwadin vii it is frosted, there is frost

Paired with: nigiigwaji vai See also: ningiigwadin vii

nigiigwaji vai s/he is frosted

Paired with: nigiigwadin vii

ningiigwadin vii

Paired with: ningiigwadin vii See also: nigiigwadin vii

ningiigwaji vai s/he is frosted

Paired with: ningiigwadin vii See also: nigiigwaji vai

frosted ground
nigiigwakamikadin vii the ground is frosted, there is frost on the ground

frosted metal
nigiigwaabikadin vii it (rock or something of metal) is frosted

Paired with: nigiigwaabikaji vai

nigiigwaabikaji vai s/he (rock or something of metal) is frosted

Paired with: nigiigwaabikadin vii

frosted rock
nigiigwaabikaji vai s/he (rock or something of metal) is frosted

Paired with: nigiigwaabikadin vii

nigiigwaabikadin vii it (rock or something of metal) is frosted

Paired with: nigiigwaabikaji vai

frosted woods
nigiigwaakweyaa vii the woods are frosted

frozen
adj
frozen
mashkawadin vii it freezes, is frozen solid

Paired with: mashkawaji vai

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

Paired with: mashkawadin vii See also: mashkawaakwaji vai

frozen ear
mashkawitawagewaji vai s/he has a frozen ear or ears

mamaashkawitawagewaji vai s/he has frozen ears

frozen face
mashkawiingwewaji vai s/he has a frozen face

mashkawaakwiingwewaji vai s/he has a frozen face

frozen foot
mashkawizidewaji vai s/he has a frozen foot or frozen feet

mashkawaakozidewaji vai s/he has frozen foot

frozen hand
mashkawaakoninjiiwaji vai h/ hand is frozen, h/ fingers are frozen

mashkawaakwajininjiiwaji vai s/he has a frozen hand or frozen hands

frozen nose
mashkawijaanewaji vai s/he has a frozen nose

frozen onto something
agwadin vii it is frozen onto something

Paired with: agwaji vai

agwaji vai s/he is frozen onto something

Paired with: agwadin vii

agwaakwadin vii it is frozen onto something

Paired with: agwaakwaji vai

agwaakwaji vai s/he is frozen onto something

Paired with: agwaakwadin vii

frozen over
gashkadin vii it freezes over, is frozen over

frozen smooth
zhooshkwadin vii it freezes smooth, is frozen smooth

frozen shut
gibozigwadin vii it is frozen shut

Paired with: gibozigwaji vai

gibozigwaji vai s/he is frozen shut

Paired with: gibozigwadin vii

frozen stiff
mashkawaakwadin vii it freezes stiff, is frozen stiff

Paired with: mashkawaakwaji vai

mashkawaakwajidoon vti2 freeze it stiff

Paired with: mashkawaakwajim vta

frozen thick
gipagaakwadin vii it freezes thick, is frozen thick

Paired with: gipagaakwaji vai

gipagaakwaji vai s/he freezes thick, is frozen thick

Paired with: gipagaakwadin vii

gipagadin vii there is thick ice

frozen thin
bibagaakwadin vii it freezes thin, is frozen thin

Paired with: bibagaakwaji vai

bibagaakwaji vai s/he freezes thin, is frozen thin

Paired with: bibagaakwadin vii

bibagadin vii it is frozen thin

fry
vt
fry
zaasakokwe vai s/he fries something

See also: zaasagokwe vai [RL]

zaasakokwaadan vti fry it

Paired with: zaasakokwaazh vta See also: zaasagokwaadan vti

zaasakokwaazh vta fry h/

Paired with: zaasakokwaadan vti See also: zaasagokwaazh vta

zaasakokwaade vii it is fried

Paired with: zaasakokwaazo vai

zaasakokwaazo vai s/he is fried

Paired with: zaasakokwaade vii See also: zaasagokwaazo vai

zaasagokwe vai [RL] s/he fries something

zaasagokwaadan vti fry it

Paired with: zaasagokwaazh vta See also: zaasakokwaadan vti

zaasagokwaazh vta fry h/

zaasagokwaade vii it is fried

See also: zaasakokwaade vii

zaasagokwaazo vai s/he is fried

Paired with: zaasagokwaade vii See also: zaasakokwaazo vai

zaasagokwaan ni something fried

fry bread
n
fry bread
zaasagokwaan na (a piece of) fry bread

See also: zaasakokwaan na

zaasakokwaan na (a piece of) fry bread

See also: zaasagokwaan na

frying pan
n
frying pan
abwewin ni a frying pan

abwewinaabik ni a frying pan

take along a frying pan
niimabwewine vai s/he takes along a frying pan or pans

fuel
n
run out of fuel
iskaakizige vai s/he runs out of fuel

full
[containing a lot]
adj
full of smoke
gibwanaamode vii it is full of smoke

Paired with: gibwanaamozo vai

● FULL OF SOLIDS
full (of solids)
mooshkine vai s/he is full (of solids), fills a place

See also: mooshkine vii

mooshkine vii it is full (of solids)

Paired with: mooshkine vai

half full (of solids)
aabitooshkine vii it is half full (of solids)

Paired with: aabitooshkine vai

aabitooshkine vai s/he is half full (of solids); s/he fills something half full

Paired with: aabitooshkine vii

aabitooshkinadoon vti2 [S] fill it half full (with solids)

Paired with: aabitooshkina' vta See also: aabitooshkinatoon vti2 [RL]

aabitooshkinatoon vti2 [RL] fill it half full (with solids)

Paired with: aabitooshkina' vta See also: aabitooshkinadoon vti2 [S]

aabitooshkina' vta fill h/ half full (with solids)

Paired with: aabitooshkinadoon vti2 [S]

overfull (with solids)
onzaamashkine vii it is overfull (with solids)

Paired with: onzaamashkine vai

onzaamashkine vai s/he is overfull (with solids)

● FULL OF LIQUID
half full (of liquid)
aabitoobii vii
  1. it is half full (of liquid)
  2. it (a liquid) fills something half-full

Paired with: aabitoobii vai

aabitoobii vai s/he is half full (of liquid)

Paired with: aabitoobii vii

aabitoobadoon vti2 fill it half full (with liquid)

Paired with: aabitoobazh vta

aabitoobazh vta fill h/ half full (with liquid)

Paired with: aabitoobadoon vti2

full (of liquid)
mooshkinebii vii it is full (of liquid)

mooshkinebii vai s/he is full (of liquid)

Paired with: mooshkinebii vii

full
[whole]
adj
full moon
miziweyaabikizi vai s/he is full (as something mineral; e.g., the moon)

michaabikizi vai
  1. s/he is big (as something mineral)
  2. it is full (of the moon), there is a full moon

Paired with: michaabikad vii