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lion
n
lion
mishibizhii na
  1. a lion, a panther [mountain lion, Puma concolor]
  2. an underwater panther

See also: mishiibizhii na

mishiibizhii na a great panther

See also: mishiibizhiw na [BL]

mishiibizhiw na [BL] a great panther

See also: mishiibizhii na

lip
n
bloody lip
miskwiiwidoone vai s/he has bloody lips or mouth

chapped lip
gagiipidoon vai [S] s/he has chapped lips

See also: gagiipidoone vai [N]

gagiipidoone vai [N] s/he has chapped lips

See also: gagiipidoon vai [S]

pucker lips
bajiishkidooneni vai s/he puckers h/ lips

red lips
miskodoone vai s/he has red lips

lipstick
n
lipstick
miskodoonebii'on ni [BL] lipstick

miskodoonechigan ni lipstick

miskodoonebii'igan ni [BL] lipstick

put lipstick on
miskodoonebii'o vai s/he wears lipstick

miskodoonebii' vta [BL] put lipstick on h/

miskodoonebii'odizo vai s/he puts h/ lipstick on

miskodoonechige vai s/he wears lipstick

liquid
n
mild liquid
nookaagamin vii it is a mild or weak liquid

steal a liquid
gimoodoobii vai s/he steals a liquid, steals a drink

liquid detergent
n
liquid soap
giziibiiga'iganaaboo ni [MN] liquid soap; washwater

See also: giziibiiga'iganaabo ni [BL]

giziibiiga'iganaabo ni [BL] liquid soap; washwater

See also: giziibiiga'iganaaboo ni [MN]

liquor
n
liquor
ishkodewaabo ni [BL] alcohol (for drinking): liquor, spirits, whiskey

See also: ishkodewaaboo ni

ishkodewaaboo ni alcohol (for drinking): liquor, spirits, whiskey

See also: ishkodewaabo ni [BL]

listen
vi
listen
bizindam vai2 s/he listens

bizindan vti listen to it

Paired with: bizindaw vta

bizindaw vta listen to h/

Paired with: bizindan vti

bizindaage vai s/he listens to someone, to people

bizindaadiwag vai they listen to each other

bizindaadizo vai s/he listens to h/ self

andotan vti listen for it; wait to hear it

andotaw vta listen for h/; wait to hear h/

Paired with: andotan vti

listen for
nandotam vai2 s/he listens for something

See also: andotam vai2

nandotan vti listen for it

Paired with: nandotaw vta See also: andotan vti

nandotaw vta listen for h/

Paired with: nandotan vti See also: andotaw vta

little
adj
think little of
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

little
n
a little
bangii adv qnt a little; a little bit; few

just a little
bangiishenh adv qnt a very little bit; just a little

little bit
n
a little bit
bangii adv qnt a little; a little bit; few

a very little bit
bangiishenh adv qnt a very little bit; just a little

little bit
bangiiwagad vii
  1. there is a little bit of it
  2. plural) there are few of them

Paired with: bangiiwagizi vai

a little bit each
bebangii adv qnt a little bit each; a little bit at a time