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heel
[shoe part]
n
heel of a moccasin or shoe
odoondan ni heel of shoe

height
n
certain height
akwaa vii it is a certain length, a certain height, is so long, is so tall

Paired with: akoozi vai

akoozi vai s/he is a certain length, is a certain height, is so long, is so tall

Paired with: akwaa vii

apiitaa vii it is a certain height, is a certain thickness

Paired with: apiitizi vai

apiitizi vai s/he is a certain age, is a certain thickness

Paired with: apiitaa vii

certain height (stick-like)
akwaakwad vii it is so long (as something stick- or wood-like), is so tall (as something stick- or wood-like)

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

[
Podiceps spp.
grebe
]

hello
exclam
hello
aaniin pc interj greetings!; hello!

boozhoo pc interj greetings!; hello!

help
vt
help
wiiji' vta
  1. help h/
  2. play with h/

wiidookaw vta help h/

wiidookaage vai s/he helps people

naadamaw vta
  1. go get (it) for h/
  2. help h/ (by going to h/ aid)

wiidookaazo vai s/he helps

wiidookodaadiwag vai they help each other

wiidookodaadizo vai s/he helps h/ self

naadamaage vai s/he helps people

naadamaadiwag vai they go get (it) for each other, help each other

help
n
help
wiidookodaadiwin ni mutual help or assistance, helping others

receive help
wiiji'igoowizi vai s/he receives help

helper
n
helper
wiidookaagewinini na a helper, an assistant

wiidookaagewikwe na a helper (female), an assistant (female)

hem
vt
hem
biskigwaadan vti fold and sew, hem it

Paired with: biskigwaazh vta

biskigwaazh vta fold and sew, hem h/

Paired with: biskigwaadan vti

biskigwaade vii it is folded and sewn, is hemmed

Paired with: biskigwaazo vai

biskigwaazo vai s/he is folded and sewn, is hemmed

Paired with: biskigwaade vii

her
pron
her
wiin pron per he, she; her, him

See also: gaye wiin pron per ; gewiin pron per

just her
wiineta pron per only she, only her; only he, only him; just him. just her

her next
wiinitam pron per his turn, her turn; her next, him next

her turn
wiinitam pron per his turn, her turn; her next, him next

only her
wiineta pron per only she, only her; only he, only him; just him. just her

here
adv
Motion toward the speaker is indicated with the root /biid-/, which can appear as biid-biij-, or biiz-, or with the directional preverb bi-.
here
bi- pv dir here; hither; this way; toward the speaker

blown here
biidaashi vai s/he is blown here (by the wind); sails, soars here

Paired with: biidaasin vii

biidaasin vii it is blown here (by the wind); sails, soars here

Paired with: biidaashi vai

bring in a boat
biida'oodoon vti2 bring it here by boat

Paired with: biida'oozh vta

biida'oozh vta bring h/ here by boat

Paired with: biida'oodoon vti2

climb here
biidaandawe vai s/he climbs here

drive here with a light
biidaazakonebizo vai s/he drives here with a light

crawl here
biidoode vai s/he crawls here

drag here
biijidaabaadan vti drag, pull it here

Paired with: biijidaabaazh vta

biijidaabaazh vta drag, pull h/ here

Paired with: biijidaabaadan vti

biijidaabii vai s/he drags, pulls a load here

drive here
biijibide vii it speeds, drives, flies here

Paired with: biijibizo vai

biijibizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies here

Paired with: biijibide vii

biijidaabii'iwe vai s/he drives here

follow a trail here
biida'adoo vai s/he follows a trail here

biida'adoon vti2 follow it as a trail here

Paired with: biida'azh vta

biida'azh vta follow h/ trail here

Paired with: biida'adoon vti2

fly here
biijibide vii it speeds, drives, flies here

Paired with: biijibizo vai

biijise vai s/he flies here

Paired with: biijise vii

biijise vii it flies here

Paired with: biijise vai

move here (to live)
biijigozi vai s/he moves here to live

ride here on horseback
biidoomigo vai s/he rides here on horseback

run here
biijibatoo vai s/he runs here

biijiba'idiwag vai they run here together

biijiba'iwe vai s/he runs here in flight from someone

biijibatwaazh vta run here with h/

biidaadagaakobatoo vai s/he runs here on the ice

biidaazhagaamebatoo vai s/he runs here along the shore

biidwewebatoo vai s/he is heard running here

sail here
biidaashi vai s/he is blown here (by the wind); sails, soars here

Paired with: biidaasin vii

biidaasin vii it is blown here (by the wind); sails, soars here

Paired with: biidaashi vai

skate here
biidaada'e vai s/he skates here

speed here
biijibide vii it speeds, drives, flies here

Paired with: biijibizo vai

biijibizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies here

Paired with: biijibide vii

swim here
biidaadagaa vai s/he swims here

See also: biidaadage vai [BL]

biidaadage vai [BL] s/he swims here

See also: biidaadagaa vai

biidakwazhiwe vai
  1. s/he paddles here
  2. s/he swims here (as a fish)

throw here
biijwebin vta throw h/ here

Paired with: biijwebinan vti

biijwebinan vti throw it here

Paired with: biijwebin vta

biijwebinamaw vta throw (it) here to h/

wade here
biidaadagaazii vai s/he wades here

walk here
biidaasamose vai s/he walks here

heard driving here
biidwewebide vii it is heard speeding. driving, flying here

Paired with: biidwewebizo vai

biidwewebizo vai s/he is heard speeding, driving, flying here

Paired with: biidwewebide vii

heard running here
biidwewebatoo vai s/he is heard running here

heard running here on the ground
biidwewekamigibatoo vai s/he is heard running here on the ground

heard speeding here
biidwewebide vii it is heard speeding. driving, flying here

Paired with: biidwewebizo vai

biidwewebizo vai s/he is heard speeding, driving, flying here

Paired with: biidwewebide vii

heard swimming here
biidweweyaadagaa vai s/he is heard swimming here

See also: bimweweyaadage vai [BL]

biidweweyaadage vai [BL] s/he is heard swimming here

See also: biidweweyaadagaa vai

heard walking here
biidweweshin vai s/he is heard walking here