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little finger
n
little finger
ishkweninj ni a little finger

little while
adv
a little while
ajina adv tmp a little while

gichi-ajina adv tmp in a very short while, in a very little while

in a little while
wayiiba adv tmp early; in a little while; soon

little while ago
adv
a little while ago
naanoomaya adv tmp a little while ago

live
[have life]
vi
live
bimaadizi vai s/he lives, is alive

Paired with: bimaadad vii

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

live the Indian way
anishinaabe-bimaadizi vai s/he lives the Indian way

live well
mino-bimaadizi vai s/he lives well, leads a good life, has good health

live
[have a home]
vi
live about
babaamaadizi vai s/he lives about; s/he travels about

live alone
nazhikewige vai s/he lives alone

See also: anzhikewige vai

nishikewige vai s/he lives alone

nazhikewabi vai s/he lives alone, is home alone, sits alone

See also: anzhikewabi vai [RL]

anzhikewabi vai [RL] s/he lives alone, is home alone, sits alone

See also: nazhikewabi vai

live in
abiitan vti live in, occupy it

Paired with: abiitaw vta

live in a wigwam
wiigiwaamige vai s/he lives in a wigwam

live in the first house
nitamige vai s/he lives in the first house

live in the last house
ishkwege vai s/he lives at the end of town, lives in the last house

live on the end of town
ishkwege vai s/he lives at the end of town, lives in the last house

live in a certain place
daa vai s/he lives, dwells in a certain place

danakii vai s/he lives, dwells in a certain place

dazhe vai s/he (an animal) lives in a certain place

live somewhere else
aandakii vai s/he lives, moves somewhere else (in a different territory or country); s/he moves to the spirit world

● MOVE WHERE ONE LIVES
move (where one lives)
gozi vai s/he moves (h/ residence)

move (where one lives) about
babaamigozi vai s/he moves h/ residence about

move from a certain place (where one lives)
onjigozi vai s/he moves from a certain place

move here (to live)
biijigozi vai s/he moves here to live

move in (to live)
bagamigozi vai s/he moves in, arrives with h/ belongings

move (where one lives) inland
gopigozi vai s/he moves (h/ camp or residence) inland, moves (h/ camp or residence) off the lake

move (where one lives) to a certain place
izhigozi vai s/he moves there

move to a new place (to live)
aanjigozi vai s/he moves to another place to live

move (where one lives) to the shore
madaabiigozi vai s/he moves to the shore

liver
n
liver
nikon nid my liver

gikon nid your liver

okon nid h/ liver

living
n
make a living a certain way
ondizi vai s/he makes a living a certain way, earns or makes money, gets paid, benefits a certain way, inherits from a certain source

living room
n
living room
abiiwigamig ni a living room

abiwin ni a room, a living room

load
vt
load
onashkina' vta pack, load h/ (e.g., a pipe)

Paired with: onashkinadoon vti2 [S] ; onashkinatoon vti2 [N]

onashkinadoon vti2 [S] pack, load it

Paired with: onashkina' vta See also: onashkinatoon vti2 [N]

onashkinatoon vti2 [N] pack, load it

Paired with: onashkina' vta See also: onashkinadoon vti2 [S]

onashkinade vii it is loaded

load cargo
boozitaaso vai s/he loads cargo

boozitaw vta load (it) with cargo for h/

See also: boozitamaw vta

boozitoon vti2 load it on (as cargo on a vehicle or boat); upload it (on a computer)

Paired with: boozi' vta

load
n
pack too much of a load
onzaamiwane vai s/he carries too much in h/ pack

pull load
odaabii vai s/he drags, pulls a load; pulls a sled

pull load uphill
ogidaakiiwedaabii vai s/he goes uphill pulling a load