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half full
adv
half full (of liquid)
aabitoobii vii
  1. it is half full (of liquid)
  2. it (a liquid) fills something half-full

Paired with: aabitoobii vai

aabitoobii vai s/he is half full (of liquid)

Paired with: aabitoobii vii

aabitoobadoon vti2 fill it half full (with liquid)

Paired with: aabitoobazh vta

aabitoobazh vta fill h/ half full (with liquid)

Paired with: aabitoobadoon vti2

half full (of solids)
aabitooshkine vii it is half full (of solids)

Paired with: aabitooshkine vai

aabitooshkine vai s/he is half full (of solids); s/he fills something half full

Paired with: aabitooshkine vii

aabitooshkinadoon vti2 [S] fill it half full (with solids)

Paired with: aabitooshkina' vta See also: aabitooshkinatoon vti2 [RL]

aabitooshkinatoon vti2 [RL] fill it half full (with solids)

Paired with: aabitooshkina' vta See also: aabitooshkinadoon vti2 [S]

aabitooshkina' vta fill h/ half full (with solids)

Paired with: aabitooshkinadoon vti2 [S]

half-dollar
n
half-dollar
aabitawaabik na a half-dollar

halfway
adv
halfway
aabitawayi'ii adv loc [S] halfway along it; halfway on something

See also: aabitawaya'ii adv loc

halfway across lake
aabitawagaam adv loc halfway across the lake

halfway on the road or trail
aabitawikana adv loc halfway on the road or trail

halt
vi
halt
nagaashkaa vii it stops moving, halts

Paired with: nagaashkaa vai

ham
n
ham
gookooshiwi-wiiyaas ni [RL] ham; pork

hammer
n
hammer
bakite'igan ni a hammer

bagite'igan ni a hammer

See also: bakite'igan ni

hand hammer
bakite'igaans ni a hand hammer

hammer handle
n
hammer handle
bakite'iganaak ni a hammer handle

hammock
n
hammock
wewebizon ni a swing, a hammock

hand
[body]
n
The medial /-ninjy-/ appearing in the form -ninjii- occurs in verbs referring to the hand or hands.
hand
nininj nid my hand, finger

gininj nid your hand, finger

oninj nid h/ hand, h/ finger

hand aches
dewininjii vai s/he has an ache in h/ hand

apply hand lotion
noomininjii vai s/he applies lotion on h/ (own) hand or hands

big hand
mangininjii vai s/he has a big hand or big hands

mamaangininjii vai s/he has big hands

blister on hand
abashkwebiigininjiishin vai s/he gets a blister or blisters on h/ hand

bloody hand
miskwiiwininjii vai s/he has a bloody hand

break hand
bookoninjii vai s/he breaks h/ hand, has a broken hand

bookoninjiishin vai s/he falls and breaks h/ hand

broken hand
bookoninjii vai s/he breaks h/ hand, has a broken hand

bump hand
bitaakoninjiishin vai s/he bumps h/ hand on something

clap hands
bapasininjii'odizo vai s/he claps h/ hands

clean hand
biinininjii vai s/he has a clean hand

cold hand
dakininjii vai s/he has cool hand or cool hands

giikajininjiiwaji vai s/he has cool hands

dirty hand
wiinininjii vai s/he has a dirty hand or dirty hands

frozen hand
mashkawaakoninjiiwaji vai h/ hand is frozen, h/ fingers are frozen

mashkawaakwajininjiiwaji vai s/he has a frozen hand or frozen hands

hand itches
gizhiibininjii vai h/ hand itches

gagizhiibininjii vai h/ hands itch

infected hand
miniiwininjii vai s/he has an infected hand

left hand
namanjinik ni a left hand

move hand a certain way
izhininjiini vai s/he moves h/ hand a certain way

numb hand
biinisininjii vai s/he has a numb hand or numb hands

giikimanininjii vai h/ hand is asleep, hands are asleep; h/ hand feels numb, hands feel numb

muddy hand
azhashkiiwininjii vai s/he has muddy hands

right hand
gichinik ni a right hand

scab on hand
omigininjii vai s/he has a sore or sores, a scab or scabs on h/ hands

omigiiwininjii vai [BL] s/he has a scab or scabs on h/ hand or hands

scar on hand
ojiishininjii vai s/he has a scar on h/ hand

shake hands
zagininjiin vta shake hands with h/

zagininjiinidiwag vai they shake hands with each other

zagininjiiniwe vai s/he shakes hands with people

sore hand
gaagiijininjii vai s/he has a sore hand, has a sore finger

stiff hand
mashkawajininjiiwaji vai s/he has a hand stiff from cold

strong hand
zoongininjii vai s/he has a strong hand

such a hand
izhininjii vai s/he has such a hand or such hands

sweaty hand
abweninjii vai s/he has a sweaty hand

swollen hand
baagininjii vai s/he has h/ hand or hands swell up, has a swollen hand or swollen hands

babaagininjii vai s/he has swollen hands

warm hand
abininjiizo vai s/he warms h/ (own) hands

wash hand
giziibiigininjii vai s/he washes h/ (own) hands

giziibiigininjiin vta wash h/ hands

giziininjii vai s/he wipes h/ (own) hands; s/he washes (own) h/ hands

giziininjiin vta wash h/ hand or hands; wipe h/ hand or hands

wipe hand
giziininjii vai s/he wipes h/ (own) hands; s/he washes (own) h/ hands

giziininjiin vta wash h/ hand or hands; wipe h/ hand or hands

hand
vt
hand a certain way
ininamaw vta hand (it) to h/ a certain way; motion to h/ a certain way with the hand or hands

ininamaadiwag vai they hand (it) to each other

hand back
azhen vta return h/, take h/ back, hand h/ back

Paired with: azhenan vti

azhenan vti return it, take it back, hand it back

Paired with: azhen vta

azhenamaw vta return (it) to, take (it) back to, hand (it) back to h/

azhenige vai s/he returns things, takes things back, hands things back

hand over
biidin vta hand h/ over (here)

Paired with: biidinan vti

biidinamaw vta hand (it) over (here) to h/

biidinan vti hand it over (here)

Paired with: biidin vta