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feast
n
feast
wiikwandiwin ni a feast; feast food

wiikondiwin ni a feast; a spirit dish: an offering of food at the start of a meal

have a feast
wiikondiwag vai they feast with each other, have a feast

See also: wiikwandiwag vai

have a feast honoring the dead
jiibenaake vai s/he has a feast honoring the dead

invite to a feast
wiikom vta invite h/ to a feast (especially as part of a religious ceremony)

See also: wiikwam vta

wiikonge vai s/he gives a feast; s/he invites people to a feast (especially as part of a ceremony)

make a feast
wiikonge' vta feast h/, make a feast for h/

Paired with: wiikongetoon vti2

wiikongetoon vti2 feast it, make a feast for it

Paired with: wiikonge' vta

feast
vt
feast
wiikonge' vta feast h/, make a feast for h/

Paired with: wiikongetoon vti2

wiikongetoon vti2 feast it, make a feast for it

Paired with: wiikonge' vta

feather
n
feather
miigwan na a feather

bald eagle feather
migiziwigwan na a bald eagle feather

black feather
makade-miigwan na a black feather

See also: makadewigwan na

makadewigwan na a black feather

See also: makade-miigwan na

makadewigwane vai s/he (a bird) has black feathers

blue feather
ozhaawashkogwan na a blue feather; a green feather

ozhaawishkogwane vai [BL] s/he (a bird) has blue feathers; s/he (a bird) has green feathers

brown feather
ozaawigwan na a brown feather; a yellow feather

See also: ozaawi-miigwan na

drop feathers
binigwane vai s/he (a bird) drops feathers, moults

duck feather
zhiishiibigwan na a duck feather

golden eagle feather
giniwigwan na a golden eagle feather

loon feather
maangogwan na a loon feather

red feather
miskogwan na a red feather

miskogwane vai s/he (a bird) has red feathers

ruffle feathers
niiskigwaneni vai s/he ruffles feathers

seagull feather
gayaashkogwan na a seagull feather

spotted feathers
gidagigwane vai s/he (a bird) has spotted feathers

stick in a feather
badakibine'o vai s/he sticks a feather in h/ (own) hair or hat

striped feather
bepeshigwane vai s/he (a bird) has striped feathers

white feather
waabishkigwan na a white feather

See also: waabishki-miigwan na

waabishki-miigwan na a white feather

See also: waabishkigwan na

yellow feather
ozaawigwan na a brown feather; a yellow feather

See also: ozaawi-miigwan na

ozaawigwane vai s/he (a bird) has brown or yellow feathers

bagaki-ozaawigwan na a yellow feather

bagaki-ozaawigwane vai [BL] s/he (a bird) has yellow feathers

feather bonnet
n
feather bonnet
miigwani-wiiwakwaan ni a feather headdress, a feather bonnet

feather headdress
n
feather headdress
miigwani-wiiwakwaan ni a feather headdress, a feather bonnet

February
n
February
migiziwi-giizis na [BL] February

namebini-giizis na February

feces
n
feces
moo ni feces, excrement

feed
vt
feed
asham vta feed (it) to, serve (it) to h/

Paired with: ashandan vti

ashandan vti feed it

Paired with: asham vta

ashange vai s/he feeds people, serves food

feed a certain way
inasham vta feed h/ a certain way

feed a child
ashamaawaso vai s/he feeds a child

feel
[experience]
vi
feel cold
biingeji vai s/he feels cold

dakamanji'o vai s/he is chilled, feels cold

giikaji vai s/he feels cold

feel
[touch]
vt
find by feeling
mikoojiin vta find, discover, feel h/ with the hand or fingers

Paired with: mikoojiinan vti

mikoojiinan vti find, discover, feel it with the hand or fingers

Paired with: mikoojiin vta