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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

Paired with: ondaasin vii

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

Paired with: ondaashi vai

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

Paired with: ondaasin vii

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

Paired with: ondaashi vai

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

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