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life
n
life
bimaadiziwin ni life

change life
aanji-bimaadizi vai s/he changes h/ (own) life

changed life
aanji-bimaadiziwin ni a changed life

bad life
maazhi-bimaadizi vai s/he behaves badly; s/he leads a bad life

come back to life
aabijiibaa vai s/he revives, comes to; s/he comes back to life

everlasting life
gaagige-bimaadiziwin ni everlasting life

good life
nookaadiziwin ni a good, easy life

lead a good life
minwaadizi vai s/he is a good person (leads a good life, has a good character, is honest)

nookaadizi vai s/he has a good, easy life

Paired with: nookaadad vii

live a proper life
gwayako-bimaadizi vai s/he leads the right kind of life

right kind of life
gwayako-bimaadiziwin ni the right kind of life

save life
bimaaji' vta save h/ life, rescue h/

way of life
inaadiziwin ni a certain character, a certain nature, a certain way of life

lift
vt
lift
ombin vta lift, raise h/

Paired with: ombinan vti

ombinan vti lift, raise it

Paired with: ombin vta

ombinamaw vta lift, raise (it) for h/

ombinige vai s/he lifts, raises (things)

ombinigaade vii it is lifted, raised (by someone); "they" lift, raise it

ombinigaazo vai s/he is lifted, raised (by someone); "they" lift, raise h/

able to lift
gashkin vta be able to hold, lift, carry h/

Paired with: gashkinan vti

gashkinan vti be able to hold, lift, carry it

Paired with: gashkin vta

lift a pack
ombiwane vai s/he lifts a pack to h/ back

lift and carry
ombiwidoon vti2 lift and carry it

Paired with: ombiwizh vta

ombiwizh vta lift and carry h/

Paired with: ombiwidoon vti2

lift arm
ombinikeni vai s/he lifts, raises h/ arm

lift leg
ombigaadeni vai s/he raises, lifts h/ (own) leg

lift lid
baakaabowen vta lift the cover or lid off h/ (kettle, pot)

Paired with: baakaabowenan vti

baakaabowenan vti lift the cover or lid off it

Paired with: baakaabowen vta

lift on back
omboom vta lift h/, it (animate) on h/ back

Paired with: omboondan vti

omboondan vti lift it on h/ back

Paired with: omboom vta

lift wings
ombaangeni vai s/he lifts h/ wings

lift with a rope
ombaabiigin vta hoist h/; lift, raise h/ with a rope

Paired with: ombaabiiginan vti

ombaabiiginan vti hoist it; lift, raise it with a rope

Paired with: ombaabiigin vta

ombaabiiginige vai s/he hoists, lifts things with a rope

ombaabiiginigaade vii it is hoisted, lifted, raised with a rope (by someone); "they" hoist, lift, raise it with a rope

ombaabiiginigaazo vai s/he is hoisted, lifted, raised with a rope (by someone); "they" hoist, lift, raise it with a rope

lift with a stick
ombaakwa' vta raise h/ (as or as with something stick- or wood-like), jack h/ up

Paired with: ombaakwa'an vti

ombaakwa'wi vta [NI]

ombaakwa' vta

ombaakwa'an vti raise it (as or as with something stick- or wood-like), jack it up

Paired with: ombaakwa' vta

light
n
light
waazakonenjigan ni a lamp, a light

go away with a light
animaazakonenjige vai s/he goes away with a light

drive away with a light
animaazakonenjigebizo vai s/he drives away with a light

drive here with a light
biidaazakonebizo vai s/he drives here with a light

come with a light
biidaazakwanenjige vai s/he comes with a light

give off light
waazakone vii it glows, gives off light

go about with light
babaamaazakonenjige vai s/he goes about with a light

go along with a light
bimaazakonenjige vai s/he goes along with a light

go to a certain place with a light
inaazakonenjige vai s/he goes to a certain place with light, shines a light to a certain place

turn on a light
waazakonebidoon vti2 turn it on for a light

light
[not dark]
adj
light at dawn
waaseyaaban vii it is light at dawn

turn light
waabide vii it turns light (in color)

Paired with: waabizo vai

waabizo vai s/he turns light (in color)

Paired with: waabide vii

light
vt
light
zaka'an vti light, ignite it, set it on fire

Paired with: zaka' vta

zaka' vta light h/ (e.g., a pipe); set h/ on fire

Paired with: zaka'an vti

zaka'ige vai s/he lights something

zaka'amaw vta light (it) for h/; set (it) on fire for h/

zakizan vti light, ignite it, set it on fire

Paired with: zakiz vta

zakiz vta light, ignite h/, set h/ on fire

Paired with: zakizan vti

zakizige vai s/he lights, ignites things, sets things on fire

light a pipe
zaka'ipwaagane vai s/he lights a pipe

light by striking
biskanesidoon vti2 light it by striking

light
[not heavy]
adj
light
naangan vii it is light (in weight)

Paired with: naangizi vai

naangizi vai s/he is light (in weight)

Paired with: naangan vii See also: naangani vai [BL]

think light
naangendan vti think it light (in weight)

Paired with: naangenim vta

naangenim vta think h/ light in weight

Paired with: naangendan vti

carry a light pack
naangiwane vai s/he carries a light pack

light pole
n
light pole
waazakonenjiganaatig ni a light pole

lighter
n
lighter
zaka'igan ni a lighter

ishkodekaan ni a lighter

lightning
n
lightning
inaabiwin ni lightning

waasamowin ni lightning; electricity

waasigan ni [BL] lightning; electricity

waasese vii there is a flash of lightning

strike with lightning
baagijigaade vii it is struck with lightning

Paired with: baagijigaazo vai

baagijigaazo vai s/he is struck with lightning

Paired with: baagijigaade vii

tree struck by lightning
baaginewaatig na [BL] a tree struck by lightning

like
adv
just like
dibishkoo adv man directly; equal; even; just like, seems like

indigo adv man as if; just like, seems like