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glitter
glitter
waaside vii it shines, glitters, reflects light

Paired with: waasizo vai

waasizo vai s/he shines, glitters, reflects light

Paired with: waaside vii

glove
adj
glove
minjikaawan na something worn on the hand: a mitten, a mitt, a glove

niisiigi-minjikaawan na a glove

beaded glove
manidoominensi-minjikaawan na a beaded mitten or glove

take along gloves
niimiminjikaawane vai s/he takes along mittens or gloves

work glove
anokii-minjikaawan na a work glove

glow
vi
glow
waazakone vii it glows, gives off light

glue
n
glue
agokiwasigan ni glue; paste

bazagwa'igan ni [BL] glue; paste

namekwaan ni [BL] glue; rubber

glue
vt
glue
agokiwasan vti glue it, paste it on

Paired with: agokiwas vta

agokiwas vta glue h/; paste something on h/

Paired with: agokiwasan vti

agokiwate vii it is glued, is pasted on

Paired with: agokiwaso vai

agokiwaso vai s/he is glued, pasted on (by someone)

bazagokadoon vti2 glue it, paste it on

Paired with: bazagokazh vta

bazagokazh vta glue h/

Paired with: bazagokadoon vti2

bazagwa'an vti glue it, paste it on

gluttonous
adj
gluttonous
gaazhage vai s/he is greedy

gnat
n
gnat
bigoshens na [RL] a gnat

bigoshensikaa vii there are (many) gnats

bingoshens na [S] a gnat

gnaw
vt
gnaw
jiichiigwam vta chew on, gnaw h/

Paired with: jiichiigwandan vti

jiichiigwandan vti chew on, gnaw it (taking the meat off it)

Paired with: jiichiigwam vta

jiichiigwanjige vai s/he chews things

go
[travel]
vi
go fast
gizhiikaa vai s/he goes fast

go
vi
go with in a boat
aadawa'am vta go with h/ in a boat

go out of sight
aagawe vai s/he goes out of sight (as around a corner)

ani-naagozi vai s/he goes out of sight

Paired with: ani-naagwad vii

ani-naagwad vii it goes out of sight

Paired with: ani-naagozi vai

go uphill
agidaakiiwe vai [ML] s/he goes uphill, climbs up to the top

ogidaakiiwe vai s/he goes uphill, climbs up to the top

going away
ani- pv dir coming up to in time; going away; in progress; on the way

See also: ni- pv dir

go over somewhere to
awi- pv dir go somewhere to do something, go over there to...

See also: o- pv dir

o- pv dir go somewhere to do something, go over there to...

See also: awi- pv dir

about
babaa- pv dir going about, going around

go off to the side
bake vai s/he goes off to the side

go to pieces
bigishkise vai it (animate) goes to pieces, breaks down

Paired with: bigishkise vii

bigishkise vii it goes to pieces, breaks down

Paired with: bigishkise vai

tell to go inside
biindigenaazha' vta tell h/ to go inside

going along
bimi- pv dir along; going along; going by; going past; on the way

going by
bimi- pv dir along; going along; going by; going past; on the way

going past
bimi- pv dir along; going along; going by; going past; on the way

go up in an elevator
akwaandawebizo vai s/he goes up in an elevator

go indoors
biindige vai s/he enters, goes inside / indoors, comes inside / indoors