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louse
n
louse
ikwa na a louse

look for lice
nandookome vai [S] s/he looks for lice

See also: andookome vai [N]

andookome vai [N] s/he searches for lice

See also: nandookome vai [S]

love
vt
love
zaagi' vta love, treasure h/

Paired with: zaagitoon vti2

zaagitoon vti2 love, treasure it

Paired with: zaagi' vta

zaagi'iwe vai s/he loves someone, loves people

zaagi'idiwag vai they love each other

zaagichigaade vii it is loved, treasured (by someone), "they" love, treasure it

zaagichigaazo vai s/he is loved, treasured (by someone), "they" love, treasure h/

love
n
love
zaagi'idiwin ni mutual love

unconditional love
zhawenim vta bless, pity h/; show loving-kindess, unconditional love for h/; have mercy, compassion for h/

zhawenjigewin ni a blessing, mercy, kindness

loving-kindness
n
loving-kindness
zhawenim vta bless, pity h/; show loving-kindess, unconditional love for h/; have mercy, compassion for h/

zhawenjigewin ni a blessing, mercy, kindness

loving-kindness
zhawenim vta bless, pity h/; show loving-kindess, unconditional love for h/; have mercy, compassion for h/

zhawenjigewin ni a blessing, mercy, kindness

low
adj
low
dabasaa vii it is low

dabazhiish adv loc low

hang low
dabasagoode vii it hangs low

Paired with: dabasagoojin vai

dabasagoojin vai s/he hangs low

Paired with: dabasagoode vii

dabasagoodoon vti2 hang it low or lower

Paired with: dabasagoozh vta

dabasagoozh vta hang h/ low or lower

Paired with: dabasagoodoon vti2

hold in low regard
dabasendaagozi vai s/he is held in low regard

Paired with: dabasendaagwad vii

dabasendaagwad vii it is held in low regard

Paired with: dabasendaagozi vai

dabasendan vti hold it in low regard

Paired with: dabasenim vta

dabasenim vta hold h/ in low regard

Paired with: dabasendan vti

low canoe
dabasoonagad vii it (a boat) is low

low grass
dabasashkad vii it (plant, grass) has a low stalk, is low

low ground
dabasakamigaa vii it is low ground

low stalk
sit low
dabasabi vai s/he sits low

lowbush cranberry
n
lowbush cranberry
mashkiigimin ni lowbush cranberry

[
small cranberry, cranberry
Oxycoccus quadripetalus
]

lowbush cranberry bush
n
lowbush cranberry bush
mashkiigiminagaawanzh ni [ML] a lowbush cranberry bush

[
small cranberry, cranberry
Oxycoccus quadripetalus
]

mashkiigiminaganzh ni a lowbush cranberry bush

lower
vt
lower on rope or line
niisaabiiginan vti lower it on a rope

Paired with: niisaabiigin vta

niisaabiigin vta lower h/ on a rope

Paired with: niisaabiiginan vti

niisaabiiginamaw vta lower (it) on a rope to or for h/

niisaabiiginige vai s/he lowers something on a rope

niisaabiiginigaade vii it is lowered on a rope (by someone), "they" lower it on a rope

niisaabiiginigaazo vai s/he is lowered on a rope (by someone), "they" lower h/ on a rope

lubricant
n
lubricant for a machine or vehicle
boozaabikinigan ni [BL] gun oil; lubricant for a machine or vehicle

noomaabikinigan ni lubricant for a machine or vehicle

luck
n
bad luck
maazhise vai s/he has things go wrong, has bad luck

good luck
minose vai s/he has things go well for h/, gets along well, has good luck

Paired with: minose vii