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hotel
n
hotel
noogishkaawigamig ni a hotel

nibewigamig ni a bedroom; a hotel

hour
n
certain number of hours
daso-diba'igan adv num
  1. a certain number of hours, so many hours
  2. a certain number of miles, so many miles

so many hours
daso-diba'igan adv num
  1. a certain number of hours, so many hours
  2. a certain number of miles, so many miles

certain hour
daso-diba'iganed vii [S] it is a certain hour, is a certain time in hours

daso-diba'iganeyaa vii [BL] it is a certain time in hours

certain time in hours
daso-diba'iganed vii [S] it is a certain hour, is a certain time in hours

daso-diba'igane vii [N]
  1. it is a certain time in hours
  2. it is a certain distance in miles

See also: daso-diba'iganed vii [S]

daso-diba'iganeyaa vii [BL] it is a certain time in hours

one hour
ingo-diba'igan adv num one hour; one mile; one yard

ningo-diba'igan adv num
  1. one hour
  2. one mile

See also: ingo-diba'igan adv num

two hours
niizho-diba'igan adv num
  1. two hours
  2. two miles

three hours
niso-diba'igan adv num
  1. three hours
  2. three miles

four hours
niiwo-diba'igan adv num
  1. four hours
  2. four miles

See also: niiyo-diba'igan adv num

niiyo-diba'igan adv num
  1. four hours
  2. four miles

See also: niiwo-diba'igan adv num

five hours
naano-diba'igan adv num
  1. five miles
  2. five hours

six hours
ingodwaaso-diba'igan adv num
  1. six hours
  2. six miles

See also: ningodwaaso-diba'igan adv num

ningodwaaso-diba'igan adv num
  1. six hours
  2. six miles

See also: ingodwaaso-diba'igan adv num

seven hours
niizhwaaso-diba'igan adv num
  1. seven hours
  2. seven miles

eight hours
nishwaaso-diba'igan adv num
  1. eight hours
  2. eight miles

See also: ishwaaso-diba'igan adv num

ishwaaso-diba'igan adv num
  1. eight miles
  2. eight hours

See also: nishwaaso-diba'igan adv num

nine hours
zhaangaso-diba'igan adv num
  1. nine hours
  2. nine miles

ten hours
midaaso-diba'igan adv num
  1. ten hours
  2. ten miles

eleven hours
ashi-bezhigo-diba'igan adv num
  1. eleven hours; [with decade number] X and one hour
  2. eleven miles; [with decade number] X and one mile

twelve hours
ashi-niizho-diba'igan adv num twelve hours; twelve mile

house
n
house
waakaa'igan ni a house, a building

endaad vai h/ home; h/ house

build a dwelling or lodge
ozhige vai s/he builds a dwelling (lodge, house), makes camp

ozhigaw vta build a dwelling (lodge, house) for h/

ozhigaage vai s/he builds dwellings (lodge, house) for people

build a house
waakaa'ige vai s/he builds (a house or other building)

ozhige vai s/he builds a dwelling (lodge, house), makes camp

ozhigaw vta build a dwelling (lodge, house) for h/

ozhigaage vai s/he builds dwellings (lodge, house) for people

cold house
dakate vii it (a room or house) is cold

dark house
dibikate vii it is dark inside (a room or house)

See also: gashkii-dibikate vii

finish building a house
giizhige vai s/he finishes building a dwelling or lodge

house of stone or brick
asinii-waakaa'igan ni a house of stone or brick

new house
oshkiwaakaa'igane vai s/he has a new house

on top of the house
agidigamig adv loc on top of the house

ogidigamig adv loc on top of the house; upstairs

See also: agidigamig adv loc

quiet house
bangate vii it is quiet, peaceful inside

small house
agaasate vii it is a small house or room

how
adv
how
aaniin adv inter how?; in what way?; why?

aaniish adv inter how?; in what way? [interrogative]; well now; why?; you see

how many
aaniin minik adv inter how many?; how much?

how much
aaniin minik adv inter how many?; how much?

don't know how
amanj adv dub I don't know how, I wonder how

namanj adv dub I don't know how, I wonder how

See also: amanj adv dub

wonder how
amanj adv dub I don't know how, I wonder how

how
[emphasizing]
adv
how
aaniin adv inter how?; in what way?; why?

aaniish adv inter how?; in what way? [interrogative]; well now; why?; you see

however
adv
however
amanj igo adv dub however

howl
vi
howl
waawoono vai s/he howls (e.g., a dog)

hug
vt
hug
giishkijiin vta hug, embrace h/

gikinjigwen vta hug, embrace h/

gikinjigwenidiwag vai they hug, embrace

aabitoojiin vta embrace, hug h/ (at the waist)

human
n
human
anishinaabe na
  1. a person, a human (in contrast to a non-human being)
  2. an Indian (in contrast to a non-Indian), a Native (in contrast to a non-Native)
  3. an Ojibwe

anishinaabewi vai
  1. s/he is Ojibwe
  2. s/he is human
  3. s/he is Indian

hummingbird
n
hummingbird
nenookaasi na a hummingbird

[
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Archilochus colubris
]

nenookaasiins na a hummingbird