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hold
[keep in place]
vt
hold against
ashidin vta hold h/ against something

Paired with: ashidinan vti

ashidinan vti hold it against something

Paired with: ashidin vta

hold in mouth
agwanem vta put h/ in in the mouth, hold h/ in the mouth

Paired with: agwanendan vti

agwanendan vti put it in the mouth, hold it in the mouth

Paired with: agwanem vta

hold up against
agon vta hold h/ up against

Paired with: agonan vti

agonan vti hold it up against

Paired with: agon vta

hold back
phrv
hold back
nanagin vta hold h/ back; prevent h/ (from doing something)

hold on
phrv
hold on
bekaa adv man hold on!; slow down!; wait!

hole
n
burn a hole
bagwaakiz vta burn a hole in h/

Paired with: bagwaakizan vti

bagwaakizan vti burn a hole in it

Paired with: bagwaakiz vta

dig a hole
waanike vai s/he digs a hole

excavated hole
waanikaan ni a pit, an excavated hole

get a hole
bagoshkaa vai it (animate) has a hole, gets a hole in it

Paired with: bagoshkaa vii

bagwegishkaa vai it (animate, sheet-like) has a hole, gets a hole (in it)

Paired with: bagwegishkaa vii

have a hole
bagoneyaa vii it has a hole

Paired with: bagonezi vai

bagonezi vai s/he has a hole

Paired with: bagoneyaa vii

bagwegad vii it (something sheet-like) has a hole in it

Paired with: bagwegizi vai

bagwegizi vai s/he (something sheet-like) has a hole in h/

Paired with: bagwegad vii

have a hole burned in
bagwaakide vii it has a hole burned in it

Paired with: bagwaakizo vai

bagwaakizo vai s/he has a hole burned in h/

Paired with: bagwaakide vii

hole made in the ice for water
dwaa'ibaan ni a hole made in the ice for water

make a hole
bagone' vta drill h/, make a hole in h/ (using something)

Paired with: bagone'an vti

bagone'an vti drill it, make a hole in it (using something)

Paired with: bagone' vta

make a water hole in the ice
dwaa'ibii vai s/he makes a water hole in the ice

hollow
adj
hollow
wiimbaa vii

Paired with: wiimbizi vai

wiimbizi vai s/he is hollow

Paired with: wiimbaa vii

give a hollow sound
wiimbwewe vii it gives a hollow sound

home
adv
carry home
giiwewidoon vti2 take, carry it home

Paired with: giiwewizh vta

giiwewizh vta take, carry h/ home

Paired with: giiwewidoon vti2

giiwewidaw vta take, carry (it) home for h/

See also: giiwewidamaw vta

giiwewidamaw vta take, carry (it) home for h/

See also: giiwewidaw vta

drive home
giiwebizo vai s/he drives home

giiwebizonitoon vti2 [N] drive it home

giiwedaabii'iwe vai s/he drives home

go home
giiwe vai s/he goes home, returns

go home by boat
giiwe'o vai s/he goes home by boat

go home mad
giiwegidaazo vai s/he goes home angry, goes home mad

run home
giiwebatoo vai s/he runs back, runs home

giiweba'iwe vai s/he runs home in flight

take home
giiwewidoon vti2 take, carry it home

Paired with: giiwewizh vta

giiwewizh vta take, carry h/ home

Paired with: giiwewidoon vti2

giiwewidamaw vta take, carry (it) home for h/

See also: giiwewidaw vta

giiwewidaw vta take, carry (it) home for h/

See also: giiwewidamaw vta

tell to go home
giiwenaazha' vta tell h/ to go home

wade home
giiweyaadagaazii vai s/he wades home

home
n
at home
abi vai s/he is at home, sits in a certain place

Paired with: ate vii

homely
adj
homely
maanaadizi vai s/he is ugly, is homely

Paired with: maanaadad vii

hominy
n
hominy
gijikonayezigan na hominy

hominy soup
n
hominy soup
gijikonayeziganaaboo ni hominey soup