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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

ignore
vt
ignore
boonendam vai2 s/he gives up, ignores something, quits thinking about something

boonendan vti forget, ignore it

Paired with: boonenim vta

boonenim vta forget, ignore h/; quit thinking or worrying about h/

Paired with: boonendan vti

ill
adj
ill
aakozi vai s/he is sick, is ill

fall ill from bad medicine
niboowise vai s/he becomes paralyzed; s/he falls ill from bad medicine; s/he has a stroke

seriously ill
aanimizi vai s/he suffers, is in distress, is very sick

ill-formed
adj
ill-formed
maazhi- pv lex bad; ill-formed

illness
n
illness
aakoziwin ni a sickness, an illness, a disease

recover from an illness
noojimo vai s/he heals, recovers from an illness

respiratory illness
ozosodamwaapine vai s/he has a respiratory illness, has tuberculosis

image
n
make an image
mazinaadin vta make an image of h/

image
mazinichigan na a statue, a figurine, an effigy, a doll

immobilized
adj
immobilized
mamaanjigozi vai s/he is immobilized, is incapacitated

impatient
adj
impatient
ojaanimendam vai2 s/he is anxious, is impatient, is in a hurry

zhigajii vai s/he is impatient, grows tired of something

important
adj
important
gichi-apiitendaagwad vii it is highly respected, is valuable, is important

Paired with: gichi-apiitendaagozi vai

gichi-apiitendaagozi vai s/he is highly respected, is valuable, is important

Paired with: gichi-apiitendaagwad vii

apiitendaagwad vii it is valued so high, ranks so high, is so important, is worthy

Paired with: apiitendaagozi vai

apiitendaagozi vai s/he is valued so high, ranks so high, is so important

Paired with: apiitendaagwad vii

imprinted
adj
imprinted
mazinisin vii it is imprinted, has a pattern or design

mazinishin vai s/he is imprinted, has a pattern or design

Paired with: mazinisin vii

imprison
vt
imprison
gibaakwa' vta
  1. shut, block h/ (as or as with something stick- or wood-like)
  2. jail, imprison h/

Paired with: gibaakwa'an vti

gibaakwa'igaazo vai s/he is jailed, imprisoned (by someone), "they" jail, imprison h/