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green wood
n
green wood
ashkaatig na a tree with green wood

See also: ashkaatig ni

ashkaatig ni (stick of) green wood

See also: ashkaatig na

greet
vt
greet
anamikaw vta
  1. greet h/
  2. honor h/ publically

anamikaage vai s/he greets people

anamikodaadiwag vai they greet each other

greetings
exclam
greetings
aaniin pc interj greetings!; hello!

boozhoo pc interj greetings!; hello!

grey
adj
grey
waabijiiyaa vii it is grey

Paired with: waabijiizi vai

waabijiizi vai s/he is grey

Paired with: waabijiiyaa vii

grey hair
waabikwaan ni a strand of grey hair

waabikwe vai s/he has grey hair

grey-breasted
waabijiiyaakigane vai s/he has a grey chest, is grey-breasted

grey jay
n
grey jay
gwiingwiishi na a whiskey jack; a gray jay

[
gray jay
Perisoreus canadensis
]

grey squirrel
n
grey squirrel
misajidamoo na a grey squirrel; a fox squirrel

[
fox squirrel, grey squirrel
Sciurus spp.
]

grill
vt
grill
akakanzhebwe vai s/he cooks, roasts, grills something on the coals

grimace
v
grimace
niiskiingweni vai s/he grimaces, makes a face

niiskiingwetaw vta grimace at, make a face at h/

grind
vt
grind down
zisiboodoon vti2 file, grind it down; sharpen it (an ax)

Paired with: zisiboozh vta

zisiboozh vta file, grind h/ down

Paired with: zisiboodoon vti2

zisiboojige vai s/he files, grinds things down

zisiboode vii it is filed, ground down

Paired with: zisiboozo vai

zisiboozo vai s/he is filed, ground down

Paired with: zisiboode vii

grind up all
jaagiboozh vta grind, mill, grate h/

Paired with: jaagiboodoon vti2

jaagiboodoon vti2 saw it all up, grind it all up

Paired with: jaagiboozh vta

jaagiboode vii it is all sawed up, all ground up

Paired with: jaagiboozo vai

jaagiboozo vai s/he is all sawed up, all ground up

See also: jaagiboode vii

saw it up, grind it up
biisiboodoon vti2 grind, mill, grate it; saw it into small pieces

Paired with: biisiboozh vta

biisiboozh vta grind, mill, grate h/; saw h/ into small pieces

Paired with: biisiboodoon vti2

grinder
n
grinder
biisiboojigan ni a grinder, a mill