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handprint
n
leave handprint
ezhininjiishin vai s/he leaves a handprint

handsome
adj
handsome
miikawaadad vii it is handsome, is beautiful

Paired with: miikawaadizi vai

miikawaadizi vai s/he is handsome, is beautiful; [BL] s/he is smart, clever, knows what s/he is doing

Paired with: miikawaadad vii

hang
vi
hang
agoode vii it hangs, is suspended

Paired with: agoojin vai

agoojin vai
  1. s/he hangs
  2. s/he is in the sky (e.g., a star, sun, or moon)

Paired with: agoode vii

hang a certain way
inagoode vii it hangs a certain way

Paired with: inagoojin vai

inagoojin vai
  1. s/he hangs a certain way
  2. the moon is in a certain phase

Paired with: inagoode vii

hang at the end
ishkwegoode vii it hangs at the end

Paired with: ishkwegoojin vai

ishkwegoojin vai s/he hangs at the end

Paired with: ishkwegoode vii

hang high
ishpagoode vii it hangs high

Paired with: ishpagoojin vai

ishpagoojin vai
  1. s/he hangs high
  2. the sun is high in the sky

Paired with: ishpagoode vii

hang in front
niigaanagoode vii it hangs in front

Paired with: niigaanagoojin vai

niigaanagoojin vai s/he hangs in front

Paired with: niigaanagoode vii

hang in place
onagoode vii it hangs in place

Paired with: onagoojin vai

onagoojin vai s/he hangs in place

Paired with: onagoode vii

hang in row
niibidegoojinoog vai they hang in a row

Paired with: niibidegoodewan vii

niibidegoodewan vii they hang in a row

See also: niibidegoojinoog vai

hang low
dabasagoode vii it hangs low

Paired with: dabasagoojin vai

dabasagoojin vai s/he hangs low

Paired with: dabasagoode vii

hang upside down
ajidagoode vii it hangs upside down

Paired with: ajidagoojin vai

ajidagoojin vai s/he hangs upside down

hang wrong way
napaadagoode vii it hangs the wrong way

Paired with: napaadagoojin vai

napaadagoojin vai s/he hangs the wrong way

Paired with: napaadagoode vii

hang
vt
hang
agoodoon vti2 hang it

Paired with: agoozh vta

agoozh vta hang h/

Paired with: agoodoon vti2

agoodaw vta
  1. hang (it) for h/
  2. set a snare for h/

See also: agoodamaw vta

agoodamaw vta hang (it) for h/

See also: agoodaw vta

agoojige vai s/he hangs things, hangs laundry

agoojigan ni something hung: a clothesline, a Christmas present, an item for sale at a stand; something used to hang things: a hanger

hang a certain way
inagoodoon vti2 hang it a certain way

Paired with: inagoozh vta

inagoozh vta hang h/ a certain way

Paired with: inagoodoon vti2

hang at the end
ishkwegoodoon vti2 hang it at the end

Paired with: ishkwegoozh vta

ishkwegoozh vta hang h/ at the end

Paired with: ishkwegoodoon vti2

hang high
ishpagoodoon vti2 hang it high or higher

Paired with: ishpagoozh vta

ishpagoozh vta hang h/ high or higher

Paired with: ishpagoodoon vti2

hang in front
niigaanagoodoon vti2 hang it in front

Paired with: niigaanagoozh vta

niigaanagoozh vta hang h/ in front

Paired with: niigaanagoodoon vti2

hang in place
onagoodoon vti2 hang it in place

Paired with: onagoozh vta

onagoozh vta hang h/ in place

Paired with: onagoodoon vti2

onagoojige vai s/he hangs things in place

hang in row
niibidegoodoon vti2 hang it in a row

Paired with: niibidegoozh vta

niibidegoozh vta hang h/ in row

Paired with: niibidegoodoon vti2

hang low
dabasagoodoon vti2 hang it low or lower

Paired with: dabasagoozh vta

dabasagoozh vta hang h/ low or lower

Paired with: dabasagoodoon vti2

hang out of the way
ikwagoodoon vti2 hang it higher, out of the way

Paired with: ikwagoozh vta

ikwagoozh vta hang h/ higher, out of the way

Paired with: ikwagoodoon vti2

hang someplace else
aandagoodoon vti2 hang it someplace else; rehang it

Paired with: aandagoozh vta

aandagoozh vta hang h/ someplace else; rehang h/

Paired with: aandagoodoon vti2

hang up a net
agoodasabii vai s/he hangs up a net

hang up laundry
agoojige vai s/he hangs things, hangs laundry

hang upside down
ajidagoodoon vti2 hang it upside down

Paired with: ajidagoozh vta

ajidagoozh vta hang h/ upside down

Paired with: ajidagoodoon vti2

rehang
aandagoodoon vti2 hang it someplace else; rehang it

Paired with: aandagoozh vta

aandagoozh vta hang h/ someplace else; rehang h/

Paired with: aandagoodoon vti2

hanger
n
coat hanger
agoojiganaabikoons ni a coat hanger made of wire

kettle hanger
agoodakikwaan ni a kettle hanger

agoojiganaabik ni a hanger of metal or wire: a kettle hanger

happen
vi
happen in a certain place
danakamigad vii it (an event) takes place, happens in a certain place

Paired with: danakamigizi vai

happen a certain way
inakamigad vii it is a certain event, happens a certain way

Paired with: inakamigizi vai

have certain things happen
inakamigizi vai s/he does a certain thing, has certain things happen to h/

Paired with: inakamigad vii

izhiwebizi vai s/he has certain things happen to h/; s/he behaves, fares a certain way

Paired with: izhiwebad vii

happy
adj
happy
minawaanigwad vii it is happy, is joyous, is exciting

Paired with: minawaanigozi vai

minawaanigozi vai s/he is happy, is joyous, is glad, has a good time

Paired with: minawaanigwad vii

moojigizi vai [N] s/he is happy, is joyous, is glad, has a good time

feel happy
minawaanigwendam vai2 s/he feels happy, feels glad

jiikendam vai2 s/he feels happy

moojigendam vai2 [N] s/he feels happy, feels glad

look happy
minawaanigonaagozi vai s/he looks happy

sound happy
minawaanigotaagozi vai s/he sounds happy

harass
vt
harass
miikinji' vta provoke, tease, harass, bully h/

miikinji'idiwag vai they provoke, tease, harass each other by speech

miikinji'iwe vai s/he provokes, teases, harasses, bullies people

hard
[difficult]
adj
hard to manage
zanagad vii it is difficult, hard (to do or manage)

Paired with: zanagizi vai

think hard
zanagendam vai2 s/he thinks things difficult, thinks things hard

zanagendan vti think it difficult, think it hard

Paired with: zanagenim vta

zanagenim vta think h/ difficult, think h/ hard

Paired with: zanagendan vti

hard
[solid]
adj
hard
mashkawizi vai s/he is strong, hard, dense

Paired with: mashkawaa vii

mashkawaa vii it is strong, is hard, is dense

Paired with: mashkawizi vai

hard ground
mashkawakamigaa vii it is hard ground