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full
[food]
adj
full
debisinii vai s/he has enough to eat, eats enough, is full

See also: de-wiisini vai

de-wiisini vai s/he has enough to eat, eats enough, is full

See also: debisinii vai

nibeshkine vai s/he goes to sleep from being full

fun
n
just for fun
anishaa adv man just for fun; just for nothing; not really; without purpose

make fun
baapinendan vti lack respect for it; make fun of, ridicule it

Paired with: baapinenim vta

baapinenim vta lack respect for h/; make fun of, ridicule h/

Paired with: baapinendan vti

baapinenindiwag vai they make fun of, ridicule each other; they lack respect for each other

fun
adj
fun
minwendaagozi vai s/he is likeable, is agreeable, is fun

Paired with: minwendaagwad vii

minwendaagwad vii it is likeable, is fun

Paired with: minwendaagozi vai

funeral
n
conducting a funeral
maajaa'iwewin ni conducting a funeral

conduct a funeral
maajaa' vta hold a funeral for h/

speaker at a funeral
maajaa'iwewinini na a speaker at a funeral

fungus
n
fungus
wazhashkwedo na fungus

wazhashkwedow na fungus; a mushroom; a pine cone

funny
adj
funny
wawiyazh adv man comical; funny

look funny
wawiyazhinaagozi vai s/he looks cute, looks funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyazhinaagwad vii

wawiyazhinaagwad vii it looks cute, looks funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyazhinaagozi vai

sound funny
wawiyazhitaagozi vai s/he sounds cute, sounds funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyazhitaagwad vii

wawiyazhitaagwad vii it sounds cute, sounds funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyazhitaagozi vai

think funny
wawiyadenim vta think h/ cute, think h/ funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendan vti

wawiyadendan vti think it cute, think it funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadenim vta

wawiyadendaagozi vai s/he is thought cute, thought funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendaagwad vii

wawiyadendaagwad vii it is thought cute, thought funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendaagozi vai

fur
n
Verbs describing fur may share a medial element /-adow-/.
fur for trade
adaawaagan ni something for sale, merchandise; fur for trade

black fur
makadewadowe vai s/he has black fur, dark fur

brown fur
ozaawadowe vai s/he has yellow or brown fur

dark fur
makadewadowe vai s/he has black fur, dark fur

dark-brown fur
makade-ozaawadowe vai s/he has dark-brown fur

deep fur
ishpadowe vai s/he has deep fur

grey fur
waabadowe vai s/he has grey fur

nice fur
minwadowe vai s/he has nice fur

lose fur
binadowe vai s/he (an animal) loses fur, sheds

prime fur
giizhadowe vai s/he has prime fur

red fur
miskwadowe vai s/he has red or reddish fur

thin fur
dabasadowe vai s/he has short thin fur

white fur
waabishkadowe vai s/he has white fur

yellow fur
ozaawadowe vai s/he has yellow or brown fur

furious
adj
furious
onzaamigidaazo vai s/he is extremely angry, is irate, is furious

future / desiderative tense
n
future/desiderative tense
wii- pv tns is going to, will, want to

future tense
n
future tense
da- pv tns future tense (in independent order verbs with no personal preverb and, for some speakers, in unchanged conjunct verbs)

ga- pv tns future tense

See also: gad- pv tns

gad- pv tns future tense

ga- pv tns