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grindstone
n
grindstone
zhiigwanaabik na a grindstone

grip
n
change grip
aandin vta change the grip on h/; change the way h/ is handled

Paired with: aandinan vti

aandinan vti change the grip on it; change the way it is handled

Paired with: aandin vta

groan
vi
groan
mamaadwe vai s/he groans

grocery store
n
grocery store
wiisinii-adaawewigamig ni a grocery store

See also: wiisiniwin-adaawewigamig ni

wiisiniwin-adaawewigamig ni a grocery store

See also: wiisinii-adaawewigamig ni

grope
vi
grope
nandoojiin vta feel for, grope for h/

Paired with: nandoojiinan vti

nandoojiinan vti find, discover, feel it with the hand or fingers; grope for it

Paired with: nandoojiin vta

nandoojiinige vai s/he feels for, gropes for things

ground
n
ground
aki ni
  1. earth, land, ground
  2. a country, a territory
  3. moss

bare ground
mitakamigaa vii it (the ground) is bare of snow

mitakamig adv loc on bare ground

bashkwakamigaa vii it is bare ground (cleared of vegetation)

bumpy ground
babiikwakamigaa vii it is rolling ground, bumpy ground

clayey ground
waabiganakamigaa vii there is clayey ground

clean ground
biinakamigaa vii it is clean ground

cold ground
dakakamigaa vii it is cold ground

condition of ground
inakamigaa vii it is ground of a certain slope or condition

damp ground
dipiiwakamigaa vii it is damp ground

zhakakamigaa vii it is damp ground

depression in ground
waanakamigaa vii there is a depression or hollow in the ground

dirty ground
wiinakamigaa vii it is dirty ground

dry ground
bengwakamigaa vii it is dry ground

end of the ground
wiikwekamigaa vii it is end of the ground

flat ground
desakamigaa vii it is flat level ground

grassy ground
mashkosiiwakamigaa vii it (the ground) is grassy (with high grass)

mashkosiinsiwakamigaa vii it (the ground) is grassy

ground goes across
aazhawakamigaa vii it (the ground) goes across, is an isthmus

ground splits
daashkakamigise vii it (the ground) splits open suddenly

hard ground
mashkawakamigaa vii it is hard ground

high ground
ishpakamigaa vii it is high ground

level ground
minwakamigaa vii it is nice ground, level ground

gwayakwakamigaa vii it is level ground

long stretch of ground
ginookamigaa vii it is a long stretch of ground

low ground
dabasakamigaa vii it is low ground

muddy ground
azhashkiiwakamigaa vii it is muddy ground

narrow stretch of ground
agaasadekamigaa vii it is a narrow stretch of ground

nice ground
minwakamigaa vii it is nice ground, level ground

on top of the ground
agidakamig adv loc on top of the ground

See also: ogidakamig adv loc ; wagidakamig adv loc

ogidakamig adv loc on top of the ground

See also: agidakamig adv loc ; wagidakamig adv loc

wagidakamig adv loc on top of the ground

See also: agidakamig adv loc ; ogidakamig adv loc

poor ground
maanakamigaa vii it is poor ground, is rough ground

rocky ground
asiniikamigaa vii it is rocky ground

rough ground
maanakamigaa vii it is poor ground, is rough ground

sandy ground
bingwiiwakamigaa vii [ML] it is sandy ground

set in the ground
badakishim vta stick, set h/ in something; plant h/ in the ground

Paired with: badakisidoon vti2

badakisidoon vti2 stick, set it in something; plant it in the ground

Paired with: badakishim vta

badakisijige vai s/he sticks, sets things in something; plants things in the ground

slanted ground
ashawekamigaa vii it is slanted ground

slippery ground
ozhaashakamigaa vii it is slippery ground

slope of ground
inakamigaa vii it is ground of a certain slope or condition

smooth ground
zhooshkwakamigaa vii it is smooth ground

snow patches on ground
anitekamigaa vii there are patches of ground showing through the snow

snowy ground
gooniwakamigaa vii it is snowy ground

soft ground
nookakamigaa vii it is soft ground

split ground
daashkakamigaa vii it (ground) is split

swampy ground
mashkiigwakamigaa vii it is swampy ground

thawed ground
ningakamigaa vii it (the ground) is thawed

under the ground
anaamakamig adv loc under the ground

warm ground
giizhookamigaa vii it is warm ground

wet ground
nibiiwakamigaa vii it is wet ground

wide stretch of ground
mangadekamigaa vii it is a wide stretch of ground

group
n
group
okwiinowag vai they are in a group, a herd, a flock, a swarm

Paired with: okwiinadoon vii

sit in a group
okwabiwag vai they sit in a group

go in a group or crowd
animaawanidiwag vai they travel away (in the other direction) in a group

babaamaawanidiwag vai s/he travels around in a group

bagamaawanidiwag vai they arrive in a group

bimaawanidiwag vai they travel along along in a group

biidaawanidiwag vai they travel here in a group

biindigeyaawanidiwag vai they enter, go inside as a group

inaawanidiwag vai they travel in a group to a certain place

madaabiiyaawanidiwag vai they go down to shore in a group

maadaawanidiwag vai they start off in a group

ondaawanidiwag vai they travel in a group from a certain place

zaagidaawanidiwag vai they file out; they go out in a group

grouse
n
ruffled grouse
bine na a partridge; a ruffled grouse

[
ruffed grouse
Bonasa umbellus
]

sharp-tailed grouse
aagask na a sharp-tailed grouse

[
Tympanuchus phasianellus
]

spruce grouse
mashkodese na a spruce grouse

[
Dendragapus canadensis
]

grow
vi
grow
nitaawigi vai s/he is born; s/he grows, grows up

Paired with: nitaawigin vii

nitaawigin vii it grows, grows up

Paired with: nitaawigi vai

grow a certain way
izhigi vai s/he grows a certain way

Paired with: izhigin vii

izhigin vii it grows a certain way

Paired with: izhigi vai

grow at a certain speed
apiichigi vai s/he grows up a certain extent, grows at a certain speed

Paired with: apiichigin vii

apiichigin vii it grows such certain extent, grows at a certain speed

Paired with: apiichigi vai

grow fast
ginibigin vii it grows fast

Paired with: ginibigi vai

gizhiigi vai s/he grows fast

Paired with: gizhiigin vii

gizhiigin vii it grows fast

Paired with: gizhiigi vai

grow out
zaagigin vii it (a plant) sprouts, comes up, grows out (of the ground)

Paired with: zaagigi vai

zaagigi vai it (animate; a plant) sprouts, comes up, grows out (of the ground)

Paired with: zaagigin vii

grow in a bunch
okoginoon vii they grow in a bunch

Paired with: okogiwag vai

okogiwag vai they (animate) grow in a bunch

Paired with: okoginoon vii

grow in a certain place
dazhigin vii it grows in a certain place

Paired with: dazhigi vai

dazhigi vai s/he grows in a certain place

Paired with: dazhigin vii

grow slowly
bejigi vai s/he grows slowly

Paired with: bejigin vii

bejigin vii it grows slowly

Paired with: bejigi vai

grow straight
gwayakogi vai s/he grows straight

Paired with: gwayakogin vii

gwayakogin vii it grows straight

Paired with: gwayakogi vai

grow up
maajiigi vai s/he starts growing, grows up

Paired with: maajiigin vii

maajiigin vii it starts growing, grows up

Paired with: maajiigi vai

nitaawigi vai s/he is born; s/he grows, grows up

Paired with: nitaawigin vii

nitaawigin vii it grows, grows up

Paired with: nitaawigi vai

grow up a certain extent
apiichigi vai s/he grows up a certain extent, grows at a certain speed

Paired with: apiichigin vii

apiichigin vii it grows such certain extent, grows at a certain speed

Paired with: apiichigi vai

grow well
miikogi vai s/he, it (animate) grows well

Paired with: miikogin vii

miikogin vii it grows well

Paired with: miikogi vai

minogi vai s/he, it (animate) grows well

Paired with: minogin vii

minogin vii it grows well

Paired with: minogi vai

quit growing
boonigi vai s/he stops growing, quits growing

boonigin vii it stops growing, quits growing

Paired with: boonigi vai

start growing
maajiigi vai s/he starts growing, grows up

Paired with: maajiigin vii

maajiigin vii it starts growing, grows up

Paired with: maajiigi vai

stop growing
boonigi vai s/he stops growing, quits growing

boonigin vii it stops growing, quits growing

Paired with: boonigi vai

gibichigi vai s/he stops growing

gibichigin vii it stops growing

Paired with: gibichigi vai

make grow
niigi' vta bear h/, make h/ grow or increase in number

Paired with: niigitoon vti2

niigitoon vti2 make it grow, make it increase in number; make it increase in number

Paired with: niigi' vta

take form growing
ozhigi vai s/he grows and takes form; s/he comes to life in the womb

Paired with: ozhigin vii

ozhigin vii it takes form growing

Paired with: ozhigi vai

grow
vt
grow
nitaawigi' vta grow, raise h/

Paired with: nitaawigitoon vti2

nitaawigitoon vti2 grow, raise it

Paired with: nitaawigi' vta

start growing
maajiigitoon vti2 start growing, raising it

Paired with: maajiigi' vta

maajiigi' vta start growing, raising h/

Paired with: maajiigitoon vti2

grow well
minogitoon vti2 grow it well

Paired with: minogi' vta

minogi' vta grow h/ well

Paired with: minogitoon vti2