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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

grease
vt
grease
noomin vta grease, oil h/

Paired with: noominan vti

noominan vti grease, oil it

Paired with: noomin vta

noominamaw vta grease, oil (it) for h/

noominige vai s/he greases, oils things

noominigaade vii it is greased, oiled (by someone), "they" grease, oil it

noomaabikin vta lubricate h/

Paired with: noomaabikinan vti

noomaabikinan vti lubricate it

Paired with: noomaabikin vta

boozin vta [BL] annoint h/; grease, lubricate h/ (by hand)

Paired with: boozinan vti [BL]

boozinan vti [BL] annoint it; grease, lubricate it (by hand)

Paired with: boozin vta [BL]

boozaabikin vta grease, oil, lubricate h/ (mineral/metal)

Paired with: boozaabikinan vti

boozaabikinan vti grease, oil, lubricate it (mineral or metal)

Paired with: boozaabikin vta

great
adj
great
gichi- pv lex very, quite; big; great

See also: chi- pv lex

great lake
n
great lake
gichigami ni
  1. a sea, a large lake
  2. Lake Superior

great spirit
n
great spirit
gichi-manidoo na great spirit, god

great-grandchild
n
great-grandchild
aanikoobijigan na
  1. an ancestor
  2. a great-grandparent
  3. a great-grandchild

great-grandparent
great-grandparent
aanikoobijigan na
  1. an ancestor
  2. a great-grandparent
  3. a great-grandchild

grebe
n
grebe
zhingibis na a grebe, a hell-diver

[
Podiceps spp.
grebe
]

greedy
[excessive appetite or desire to eat]
adj
greedy
gaazhage vai s/he is greedy

green
adj
Ojibwe does not distinguish blue and green in the basic color words.
green
ozhaawashko- pv lex blue, green

ozhaawashkwaa vii it is blue, is green

Paired with: ozhaawashkozi vai

ozhaawashkozi vai s/he is blue, is green

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaa vii

green (mineral)
ozhaawashkwaabikad vii it is blue, green (as something mineral)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaabikizi vai

ozhaawashkwaabikizi vai s/he is blue, green (as something mineral)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaabikad vii

green (sheet-like)
ozhaawashkwegad vii it is blue, green (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwegizi vai

ozhaawashkwegizi vai s/he is blue, green (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwegad vii

green (stick-like)
ozhaawashkwaakwad vii it is blue, green (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaakozi vai

ozhaawashkwaakozi vai s/he is blue, green (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaakwad vii

green (string-like)
ozhaawashkwaabiigad vii it is blue, green (as something string-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaabiigizi vai

ozhaawashkwaabiigizi vai s/he is blue, green (as something string-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaabiigad vii

appear green
ozhaawashkonaagozi vai s/he looks blue, appears blue; s/he looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagwad vii

ozhaawashkonaagwad vii it looks blue, appears blue; it looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagozi vai

green leaves
ashkibag ni a fresh green leaf

ashkibagaa vii there are green leaves

look green
ozhaawashkonaagozi vai s/he looks blue, appears blue; s/he looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagwad vii

ozhaawashkonaagwad vii it looks blue, appears blue; it looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagozi vai

paint green
ozhaawashkobii'an vti color, paint it blue or green

ozhaawashkobii'ige vai s/he colors, paints things blue or green

ozhaawashkobii'igaade vii it is colored, painted blue or green (by someone)

green tea
n
green tea
ozhaawashko-aniibiish ni green tea