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jig
vt
jig
mimigoshkam vai2 s/he threshes, jigs something (e.g., wild rice)

Paired with: mamigoshkam vai2 [BL]

mimigoshkan vti rub it (with foot or body) to loosen it; thresh, jig it (e.g., wild rice)

See also: mamigoshkan vti [BL]

jingle
n
jingle
zhiibaashka'igan ni a jingle

ziibaaska'igan ni a jingle (on dress)

jingle dress
n
jingle dress
zaangwewe-magooday ni a jingle dress

ziibaaska'iganagooday ni a jingle dress

zhiibaashka'igani-magoodaas ni [BL] a jingle dress

job
n
job
anokiiwin ni work, a job

certain job
inanokii vai s/he works a certain way, does a certain kind of work, has a certain job

inanokiiwin ni a certain job, kind of work, or occupation

change jobs
aandanokii vai s/he changes jobs, gets a new job

find a job
mikwanokii vai s/he finds work, finds a job

hire to do a certain job
inanookii vai s/he hires for a certain job

inanoozh vta hire h/ to do a certain job, hire h/ to go to a certain place

look for a job
nandawanokii vai [S] s/he looks for work, looks for a job

See also: andawanokii vai [C] [N]

andawanokii vai [C] [N] s/he looks for work, looks for a job

See also: nandawanokii vai [S]

new job
aandanokii vai s/he changes jobs, gets a new job

quit a job
ishkwaataa vai s/he is at the end of an activity; s/he stops an activity, stops working, quits working, quits a job

unable to find a job
gwiinawanokii vai s/he is unable to find work, unable to find a job

jog
[run for exercise]
vi
jog
join
[connect]
vt
lay joining
aanikooshim vta lay h/ joining something else

Paired with: aanikoosidoon vti2

aanikoosidoon vti2 lay it joining something else

Paired with: aanikooshim vta

lie joining
aanikooshin vai s/he lies joining something else

Paired with: aanikoosin vii

aanikoosin vii it lies joining something else

Paired with: aanikooshin vai

join
[become a member]
vt
join the midewiwin
midewi vai s/he is a Mide, is a member of the Midewiwin

joint
[body part]
n
ankle joint
bikwaakoganaan ni an ankle or wrist joint

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

Paired with: minawaanigwad vii

judge
n
judge
dibaakonigewinini na a judge, a lawyer

dibaakonigewikwe na a judge, a lawyer (female)

gichi-dibaakonigewinini na a judge, a lawyer