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loom
n
bead loom
mazinaabidoo'iganaatig ni a bead loom

mazinaabidoo'igeyaatig ni [BL] a bead loom

bead on a loom
mazinaabidoo'an vti bead it on a loom

mazinaabidoo'ige vai s/he beads things on a loom

loon
n
loon
maang na a loon

[
common loon
Gavia immer
]

red-throated loon
aashimaang na a red-throated loon

[
Gavia stellata
]

loon feather
n
loon feather
maangogwan na a loon feather

loose
adj
come loose
gidiskaabiigishkaa vii it disconnects, comes off (as something string-like)

put loose
geshawishim vta put h/ so h/ is loose

Paired with: geshawisidoon vti2

geshawisidoon vti2 put it to so it is loose

Paired with: geshawishim vta

loosely
adv
fit loosely
geshawishkan vti fit it loosely

Paired with: geshawishkaw vta

geshawishkaw vta fit h/ loosely

Paired with: geshawishkan vti

lose
vt
lose
wani' vta lose, miss h/

Paired with: wanitoon vti2

wanitoon vti2 lose, miss it

Paired with: wani' vta

lose hope
banaadendan vti s/he is discouraged about it, is in despair about it, thinks it is hopeless

Paired with: banaadenim vta

banaadenim vta despair of h/; lose hope in h/

Paired with: banaadendan vti

lost
adj
lost
wanisin vii it is lost, gets lost

Paired with: wanishin vai

wanishin vai s/he is lost, gets lost

Paired with: wanisin vii

get lost driving
wanibizo vai s/he gets lost driving

lotion
n
lotion
noomazhaan ni [RL] something oily applied to the skin: skin cream, lotion, liniment

noomazhe vai [RL] s/he applies something oily to the skin: skin cream, lotion, linement

hand lotion
noomininjiiwin ni [RL] hand lotion

noomininjii vai s/he applies lotion on h/ (own) hand or hands

apply hand lotion
noomininjii vai s/he applies lotion on h/ (own) hand or hands

loud
adv
sound loud
gizhiiwewidam vai2 s/he sounds loud, sounds loud and clear

speak loud
gizhiiwe vai s/he speaks or sings loud, speaks or sings with a strong clear voice

loud
adj
loud
ombiigwewe vai s/he is loud (in operation)

ombiigizi vai s/he is loud, is noisy