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hazelnut
n
hazelnut
bagaan na a nut, a hazelnut, a peanut

hazelnut bush
n
hazelnut bush
bagaaniminzh na a hazelnut bush

[
American hazelnut, beaked hazelnut
Corylus spp.
]

hazy
[sky]
adj
hazy
biigizawakwad vii it is hazy; there are scattered clouds

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

See also: gaye wiin pron per ; gewiin pron per

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

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

head
n
head
nishtigwaan nid my head

See also: nitigwaan nid [BL]

gishtigwaan nid your head

oshtigwaan nid h/ head

See also: otigwaan nid [BL]

nitigwaan nid [BL] my head

See also: nishtigwaan nid

gitigwaan nid [BL] your head

otigwaan nid [BL] h/ head

See also: oshtigwaan nid

big head
mangindibe vai s/he has a big head

mangitigwaane vai [BL] s/he has a big head

See also: mangishtigwaane vai

mangishtigwaane vai s/he has a big head

See also: mangitigwaane vai [BL]

bloody head
miskwiiwindibe vai s/he has a bloody head

bump head
bitaakondibeshin vai s/he bumps h/ head

hold head straight
gwayakokweni vai s/he holds h/ head straight

fall and crack head
baasindibeshin vai s/he falls and cracks h/ head; s/he fractures h/ skull

lie with head a certain way
inikweshin vai s/he lies with h/ head a certain way

lie with head on something
apikweshimo vai s/he lies with head on something, uses a pillow

move head out of the way
ikokweni vai s/he moves h/ head out of the way

nod head
wewebikweni vai s/he nods h/ head side-to-side

wewebikwetaw vta nod, shake head at h/

naamikweni vai s/he nods h/ head

naanaamikweni vai s/he keeps nodding h/ head

naamikwetaw vta nod head yes to h/

put head a certain way
inikweni vai s/he puts h/ head a certain way, nods h/ head a certain way

scab on head
omigindibe vai s/he has scabs or sores on h/ head

omigiiwitigwaane vai [BL] s/he has a scab or scabs on h/ head

scar on head
ojiishindibe vai s/he has a scar on h/ head

shake head
wewebikwetaw vta nod, shake head at h/

slap on head
basindibe' vta slap h/ on the head

stick out head
zaagikweni vai s/he sticks h/ head up or out

sore head
gaagiijindibe vai s/he has a sore head

sore on head
omigindibe vai s/he has scabs or sores on h/ head

sweaty head
abwendibe vai s/he has a sweaty head

swollen head
baagindibe vai s/he has a swollen head

turn head around
gwekikweni vai s/he turns h/ head around

head office
n
head office
ogimaawigamig ni an administrative office; a head office

headache
n
headache
dewikwe vai s/he has a headache

chronic headache
dewikweshki vai s/he has chronic headaches

headache from sleeping too long
dewikwengwaam vai [S] s/he has a headache from sleeping too long

sudden headache
dewikwese vai s/he gets a sudden headache

headband
n
headband
basikwebizon ni a headband

ziinzoondibepison ni [BL] a scarf or bandanna worn as headband

wear headband
basikwebizo vai s/he wears a headband

headdress
n
feather headdress
miigwani-wiiwakwaan ni a feather headdress, a feather bonnet

headman
n
ceremonial headman
ogichidaa na a ceremonial headman; a warrior, a veteran

ogichidaawi vai s/he is an ogichidaa (ceremonial headman), is a warrior, is a veteran

wife of ceremonial headman
ogichidaakwe na a ceremonial headwoman; wife of ceremonial headman