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gooseberry
n
gooseberry
ozhaaboomin na [BL] a gooseberry

[
northern gooseberry
Ribes oxyacanthoides
]

See also: zhaaboomin na

zhaaboomin na a gooseberry

[
northern gooseberry
Ribes oxyacanthoides
]

gooseberry bush
zhaaboominagaawanzh na a gooseberry bush

[
Northern gooseberry
Ribes oxyacanthoides
]

gopher
n
pocket gopher
memookiwidoo na a pocket gopher

[
plains pocket gopher
Geomys bursarius
]

gossip
vi
gossip
dazhim vta talk, gossip about h/

Paired with: dazhindan vti

dazhindan vti talk, gossip about it

Paired with: dazhim vta

govern
vt
govern
ogimaakandan vti rule, govern it

Paired with: ogimaakandaw vta

ogimaakandaw vta rule, govern h/

Paired with: ogimaakandan vti

government official
n
government official
wegimaawabid na-v a councillor, a council member, a representative; a government official

governor
n
governor
odaake-ogimaa na a director; a governor

odaakewigimaa na a director

lieutenant governor
aanike-odaake-ogimaa na a lieutenant-governor; an assistant director

grab
vt
grab
debibizh vta grab, catch, reach and take, get hold of h/

Paired with: debibidoon vti2

debibidoon vti2 grab, catch, reach and take, get hold of it

Paired with: debibizh vta

debibidaw vta grab, catch, reach and take, get hold of (it) for h/

debam vta get, grab h/ with the mouth, with the teeth

Paired with: debandan vti

debandan vti get, grab it with the mouth, with the teeth

Paired with: debam vta

nawadin vta grab, seize h/

Paired with: nawadinan vti

nawadinan vti grab, seize it

Paired with: nawadin vta

nawadinamaw vta grab (it) of h/; seize (it) of h/

nawadinige vai s/he grabs, seizes something

nawadiniwe vai s/he takes captives

gradually
adv
gradually
eshkam adv deg gradually; less and less; more and more

gramma
n
gramma
naan nad gramma!

nookoo nad gramma

See also: nookomis nad ; nooko nad [BL]

nooko nad [BL] gramma

See also: nookoo nad

grand entry
n
grand entry
biindigeshimo vai s/he dances inside (as in a grand entry)

biindigeshimowin ni the grand entry at a pow-wow