Search the dictionary Advanced Search

How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

give
[produce]
vt
give off a smell
biijimaagozi vai s/he gives off a smell

Paired with: biijimaagwad vii

biijimaagwad vii it gives off a smell

Paired with: biijimaagozi vai

give
[offer]
vi
have enough to give
deba'ookii vai s/he has enough to give away, has enough for everyone

deba'oozh vta have enough to give to or feed h/

give
[offer]
vt
give
miizh vta give (it) to h/

miinidiwag vai they give (something) to each other; they have a give-away

miinigoowizi vai s/he receives a gift, is given a gift

miigiwe vai s/he gives something, gives things away

See also: miigiwen vai + o

give away
miigiwe vai s/he gives something, gives things away

See also: miigiwen vai + o

jaaga'ookii vai s/he gives everything out, distributes everything

jaaga'oozh vta give all of h/ out, use all of h/ up in a distribution

give a ride
boozi' vta load h/ on (a vehicle or boat), give a ride to h/

Paired with: boozitoon vti2

give presents
giiwenige vai [ML] s/he has a give-away for relatives of the deceased on the anniversary of the death in completion of mourning

give presents in exchange
giiwenamaw vta give presents to h/ in exchange

give something appropriate
debi' vta satisfy, benefit h/, give h/ something appropriate

give up
phrv
give up
aanishiitam vai2 s/he quits, gives up, stops doing something

giveaway
n
giveaway
miinidiwag vai they give (something) to each other; they have a give-away

glad
adj
glad
minwendam vai2 s/he is happy, is joyous, is glad, has a good time

gland
n
gland
niniishk nad my gland (lymph node)

giniishk nad your gland (lymph node)

oniishkwan nad h/ gland (lymph node)

swollen gland
baaginiishkwe vai s/he has his gland (lymph node) or glands swell up, has a swollen gland (lymph node) or glands

babaaginiishkwe vai s/he has swollen glands

glass
[container]
n
drinking glass
mikwamiiwinaagaans ni a drinking glass

minikwaajigan ni drinking vessel (larger than a cup): a glass, a mug, a tankard, a chalice

zhaabwaatewinaagaans ni a (drinking) glass

half a glass
aabitawinaagaans adv qnt half a cup; half a glass

glass
[transparent material]
n
glass
omoodayaabik ni (a piece of) glass; a bottle

broken glass
omoodayaabik ni (a piece of) glass; a bottle

window glass
waasechiganaabik ni window glass, a windowpane

glasses
n
eyeglasses
oshkiinzhigokaajiganan ni glasses, eyeglasses

oshkiinzhigokaanan ni glasses, eyeglasses