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insane
adj
insane
giiwanaadizi vai s/he is crazy, is insane

giiwashkweyaadizi vai s/he is crazy, is insane

insect
n
insect
manidoons na a bug, an insect, a worm; a germ

See also: manidoosh na

manidoosh na a bug, an insect, a worm

See also: manidoons na

manijoosh na [N] a bug, an insect, a worm

inside
adv
inside
biindig adv loc inside, indoors

blown inside
biindigeyaashi vai s/he is blown inside (by the wind)

Paired with: biindigeyaasin vii

biindigeyaasin vii it is blown inside (by the wind)

Paired with: biindigeyaashi vai

bring inside
biindigadoon vti2
  1. bring it inside / indoors, take it inside / indoors
  2. introduce it (as a resolution or legislation)

Paired with: biindigazh vta

biindigazh vta bring h/ inside / indoors, take h/ inside / indoors

Paired with: biindigadoon vti2

bring firewood inside
biindigenise vai s/he brings firewood inside

come inside
biindige vai s/he enters, goes inside / indoors, comes inside / indoors

crawl inside
biindigeyoode vai s/he crawls inside

dance inside
biindigeshimo vai s/he dances inside (as in a grand entry)

drive inside
biindigebide vii it speeds, drives, flies inside

Paired with: biindigebizo vai

biindigebizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies inside

Paired with: biindigebide vii

fly inside
biindigebide vii it speeds, drives, flies inside

Paired with: biindigebizo vai

go inside
biindige vai s/he enters, goes inside / indoors, comes inside / indoors

run inside
biindigebatoo vai s/he runs inside

biindigeba'idiwag vai they run inside together

biindigebatwaadan vti run inside with it

Paired with: biindigebatwaazh vta

biindigebatwaazh vta run inside with h/

Paired with: biindigebatwaadan vti

biindigeba'iwe vai s/he runs inside for refuge or shelter

speed inside
biindigebide vii it speeds, drives, flies inside

Paired with: biindigebizo vai

biindigebizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies inside

Paired with: biindigebide vii

take inside
biindigadoon vti2
  1. bring it inside / indoors, take it inside / indoors
  2. introduce it (as a resolution or legislation)

Paired with: biindigazh vta

biindigazh vta bring h/ inside / indoors, take h/ inside / indoors

Paired with: biindigadoon vti2

tell to go inside
biindigenaazha' vta tell h/ to go inside

throw inside
biindigewebin vta throw h/ inside

Paired with: biindigewebinan vti

biindigewebinan vti throw it inside

Paired with: biindigewebin vta

biindigewebinige vai s/he throws things inside

inside
prep
inside
biinjaya'ii adv loc inside it

See also: biinjayi'ii adv loc

biinjayi'ii adv loc inside it

See also: biinjaya'ii adv loc

inside body
biinjina adv loc [BL] inside the body

See also: biinjinaw adv loc

inside ear
biinjitawag adv loc inside an ear

inside mouth
biinjidoon adv loc inside the mouth

inside nose
biinjijaanzh adv loc inside the nose

See also: biinjijaan adv loc [N]

inside out
adj
put on inside out
aaboozikan vti put it on inside out, wear it inside out

Paired with: aaboozikaw vta

aaboozikaw vta put h/ on inside out, wear h/ inside out

Paired with: aaboozikan vti

sew inside out
aaboojigwaadan vti sew it inside out

Paired with: aaboojigwaazh vta

aaboojigwaazh vta sew h/ inside out

aaboojigwaade vii it is sewn inside out

Paired with: aaboojigwaazo vai

aaboojigwaazo vai s/he is sewn inside out

Paired with: aaboojigwaade vii

wear inside out
aaboozikan vti put it on inside out, wear it inside out

Paired with: aaboozikaw vta

aaboozikaw vta put h/ on inside out, wear h/ inside out

Paired with: aaboozikan vti

turn inside out
aabooda'an vti turn it inside out (using something)

Paired with: aabooda' vta

aabooda' vta turn h/ inside out (using something)

Paired with: aabooda'an vti

aaboojibizh vta turn h/ inside out (with hands)

Paired with: aaboojibidoon vti2

aaboojibidoon vti2 turn it inside out (with hands)

Paired with: aaboojibizh vta

aaboodin vta turn h/ inside out

Paired with: aaboodinan vti

aaboodinan vti turn it inside out (using something)

Paired with: aaboodin vta

aaboojiigin vta turn h/ inside out (sheet-like)

Paired with: aaboojiiginan vti

aaboojiiginan vti turn it inside out (sheet-like)

Paired with: aaboojiigin vta

aaboojiiginige vai s/he turns things (something sheet-like) inside out

aaboojiiginigaade vii it (something sheet-like) is turned inside out (by someone)

aaboojiiginigaazo vai s/he (something sheet-like) is turned inside out (by someone)

turn inside out
aaboozikaa vai s/he turns inside out

Paired with: aaboozikaa vii

aaboozikaa vii it turns inside out

Paired with: aaboozikaa vai

insignificant
adj
think insignificant
agaasendan vti think little of it, think it insignificant

Paired with: agaasenim vta

agaasenim vta think h/ insignificant; think little of h/

Paired with: agaasendan vti

agaasendaagozi vai s/he is thought insignificant

Paired with: agaasendaagwad vii

agaasendaagwad vii it is thought insignificant

Paired with: agaasendaagozi vai

inspect
vt
inspect
dibaabam vta inspect, check up on h/, look h/ over; adjust h/ [sheet-like]

Paired with: dibaabandan vti

dibaabandan vti inspect, check up on it, look it over

Paired with: dibaabam vta

waawaabandan vti examine, inspect it

Paired with: waawaabam vta

waawaabam vta stare at, examine, inspect h/

Paired with: waawaabandan vti

instruction
n
act contrary to instructions
gagaanzitaw vta act contrary to h/ instructions

Paired with: gagaanzitan vti

follow instructions
gikinootaw vta imitate what h/ says or sounds like, follow h/ instructions

instructions
n
not follow instructions
babiinitam vai2 s/he doesn't listen, doesn't follow instructions, disregards or disobers instructions

babiinitaw vta don't follow h/ instructions, disregard or disobey h/ instructions

disregard instructions
babiinitam vai2 s/he doesn't listen, doesn't follow instructions, disregards or disobers instructions

babiinitaw vta don't follow h/ instructions, disregard or disobey h/ instructions

instrument
n
musical instrument
gidochigan ni [BL] a device that speaks: a radio, a phonograph, a record player, a cd player

madwewechigan ni a musical instrument (especially a keyboard instrument): a piano, an organ

noondaagochigan na [RL] a musical instrument (especially a wind instrument): horn, whistle, harmonica

See also: noondaagochigan ni

noondaagochigan ni a musical instrument (especially a wind instrument): horn, whistle, harmonica

See also: noondaagochigan na [RL]

play wind instrument
noondaagochige vai s/he plays a wind instrument

noondaagotoon vti2 play it (so it makes sounds)