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in
prep
be in a certain place
ate vii it is in a certain place

Paired with: abi vai

ayaa vii
  1. it is (in a certain place)
  2. [with a lexical preverb] it is in a certain state or condition
  3. [with a preverb] it moves a certain way

Paired with: ayaa vai

in a certain place
dazhi- pv rel in a certain place; of a certain place; there

ezhi- pv rel in a certain place; in a certain way; so; there; thus

izhi- pv rel

in
adv
be in
biinde vii it is in (something)

Paired with: biinzo vai

biinzo vai s/he is in (something)

Paired with: biinde vii

come in
biindigaw vta enter into where h/ is, come in on h/

crawl in
biindoode vai s/he crawls in

drive in
biinjibide vii it drives, speeds, flies, falls in

Paired with: biinjibizo vai

biinjibizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies, falls in

Paired with: biinjibide vii

fall in
biinjibide vii it drives, speeds, flies, falls in

Paired with: biinjibizo vai

biinjibizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies, falls in

Paired with: biinjibide vii

biinjise vii it flies, falls in

Paired with: biinjise vai

biinjise vai s/he flies, falls in

Paired with: biinjise vii

flow in
biinjijiwan vii it flows in

fly in
biinjibide vii it drives, speeds, flies, falls in

Paired with: biinjibizo vai

biinjise vii it flies, falls in

Paired with: biinjise vai

put in
biina' vta put h/ in (something)

Paired with: biina'an vti

biina'an vti put it in (something)

Paired with: biina' vta

biina'amaw vta put (it) in (something) for h/

biina'igaade vii it is put in (by someone), "they" put it in

Paired with: biina'igaazo vai

biina'igaazo vai s/he is put in (by someone), "they" put h/ in

Paired with: biina'igaade vii

speed in
biinjibide vii it drives, speeds, flies, falls in

Paired with: biinjibizo vai

biinjibizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies, falls in

Paired with: biinjibide vii

throw in
biinjwebin vta throw h/ in

Paired with: biinjwebinan vti

biinjwebinan vti
  1. throw it in
  2. cast it (a vote or ballot)

Paired with: biinjwebin vta

biinjwebinige vai
  1. s/he throws things in
  2. s/he votes

inadequate
adj
inadequate
aanawewizi vai s/he is inadequate, is ineffective, fails

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

inch
n
certain number of inches
daso-mininj adv num [NI] certain number of inches

dasoninj adv num a certain number of inches; so many inches

so many inches
dasoninj adv num a certain number of inches; so many inches

one inch
ingodoninj adv num one inch

See also: ningodoninj adv num

ningodoninj adv num one inch

See also: ingodoninj adv num

two inches
niizhoninj adv num two inches

niizho-mininj adv num [NI] two inches

three inches
niso-mininj adv num [NI] three inches

nisoninj adv num three inches

four inches
niiwoninj adv num four inches

See also: niiyoninj adv num

niiyoninj adv num four inches

See also: niiwoninj adv num

five inches
naano-mininj adv num [NI] five inches

naanoninj adv num five inches

six inches
ingodwaasoninj adv num six inches

See also: ningodwaasoninj adv num

ningodwaasoninj adv num six inches

See also: ingodwaasoninj adv num

seven inches
niizhwaaso-mininj adv num [NI] seven inches

niizhwaasoninj adv num seven inches

eight inches
nishwaasoninj adv num eight inches

See also: ishwaasoninj adv num

ishwaasoninj adv num eight inches

See also: nishwaasoninj adv num

nine inches
zhaangaso-mininj adv num [NI] nine inches

zhaangasoninj adv num nine inches

ten inches
midaaso-mininj adv num [NI] ten inches

midaasoninj adv num ten inches

include
vt
include
dagwagindan vti count it in, include it

Paired with: dagwagim vta

dagwagim vta count h/ in, include h/

Paired with: dagwagindan vti

dagwaginde vii it is included, is counted in

Paired with: dagwaginzo vai

dagwaginzo vai s/he is included, is a member, is counted in

Paired with: dagwaginde vii

incompetent
adj
incompetent
bagandizi vai s/he is lazy, is shiftless, is incompetent

increase
vi
increase in number
niigi vai s/he increases in number; s/he is born

niigi' vta bear h/, make h/ grow or increase in number

Paired with: niigitoon vti2

niigitoon vti2 make it grow, make it increase in number; make it increase in number

Paired with: niigi' vta

indeed
adv
indeed
geget adv man sure, certainly, really, indeed

See also: gaawiin geget adv phr

Independence Day
n
Independence Day
baapaashkizige-giizis na July

aabita-niibin vii it is the Fourth of July, is Independence Day; it is midsummer

aabita-niibinoke vai s/he celebrates the Fourth of July, celebrates Independence Day