Search the dictionary Advanced Search

How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

laugh
vi
laugh
baapi vai s/he laughs

baapi' vta laugh at h/

Paired with: baapitoon vti2

baapi'idiwag vai they laugh at each other

baapi'idizo vai s/he laughs at h/ self

baapitoon vti2 laugh at it

Paired with: baapi' vta

arrive laughing
bagamaapi vai s/he arrives laughing

burst out laughing
baashkaapi vai s/he bursts out laughing

come from a certain place laughing
ondaapi vai s/he laughs for a certain reason; s/he comes from a certain place laughing

come laughing
biidaapi vai s/he comes laughing

fall over from laughing
gawaapi vai s/he falls over from laughing so much

go about laughing
babaamaapi vai s/he goes around laughing

go along laughing
bimaapi vai s/he goes by laughing

go away laughing
animaapi vai s/he goes away laughing

go to a certain place laughing
inaapi vai s/he laughs a certain way; s/he goes to a certain place laughing

laugh a certain way
inaapi vai s/he laughs a certain way; s/he goes to a certain place laughing

laugh and laugh
baabaapi vai s/he keeps laughing, laughs and laughs

laugh for a certain reason
ondaapi vai s/he laughs for a certain reason; s/he comes from a certain place laughing

laugh secretly
giimoodaapi vai s/he laughs secretly

leave laughing
maadaapi vai s/he leaves laughing

launch
n
motor launch
waasamoo-jiimaan ni a motor launch

laundromat
n
laundromat
giziibiiga'igewigamig ni a laundry room, a laundromat

laundry
n
laundry
giziibiiga'igewin ni (item of) laundry; (item of) washing

giziibiiga'igan ni
  1. (item of) laundry
  2. soap

do laundry
giziibiiga'ige vai s/he washes things, washes clothes, does laundry

giziibiiga'amaw vta wash (it) for h/, do laundry for h/

hang up laundry
agoojige vai s/he hangs things, hangs laundry

laundry room
n
laundry room
giziibiiga'igewigamig ni a laundry room, a laundromat

law
n
law
inaakonigewin ni a law, a ruling, an agreement

change law
aandaakonige vai s/he changes something decided on (a plan, rule, a law, a policy)

aandaakonan vti change the law on it; give it a new ruling

lawyer
[occupation]
n
lawyer
dibaakonigewikwe na a judge, a lawyer (female)

dibaakonigewinini na a judge, a lawyer

lawyer
[fish]
n
lawyer
mizay na a ling, an eelpout, a burbot, a mariah, a lawyer (fish)

[
burbot
Lota lota
]

laxative
n
laxative
zhaabozigan ni a laxative

lay
vt
lay a certain way
izhishim vta put, lay, set h/ a certain way

Paired with: izhisidoon vti2

izhisidoon vti2
  1. put, lay, set it a certain way
  2. put or express it a certain way in speech, song, or writing
  3. write, print it a certain way

Paired with: izhishim vta

lay across (stick-like)
aazhawaakoshim vta lay h/ across (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: aazhawaakosidoon vti2

aazhawaakosidoon vti2 lay it across (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: aazhawaakoshim vta

lay down around something
giiwitaashim vta lay h/ down around

Paired with: giiwitaasidoon vti2

giiwitaasidoon vti2 lay it down around

Paired with: giiwitaashim vta

lay face down
animikoshim vta lay h/ face down

Paired with: animikosidoon vti2

animikosidoon vti2 lay it face down

Paired with: animikoshim vta

lay face up
aazhigijishim vta lay h/ face up; lay h/ over backwards

Paired with: aazhigijisidoon vti2

aazhigijisidoon vti2 lay it face up; lay it over backwards

Paired with: aazhigijishim vta

lay facing this way
biidaasamisidoon vti2 lay it facing this way

Paired with: biidaasamishim vta

biidaasamishim vta lay h/ facing this way

Paired with: biidaasamisidoon vti2

lay joining
aanikooshim vta lay h/ joining something else

Paired with: aanikoosidoon vti2

aanikoosidoon vti2 lay it joining something else

Paired with: aanikooshim vta

lay on side
opimeshim vta lay h/ on h/ side

Paired with: opimesidoon vti2

opimesidoon vti2 lay it on its side

Paired with: opimeshim vta

lay over backwards (face up)
aazhigijishim vta lay h/ face up; lay h/ over backwards

Paired with: aazhigijisidoon vti2

aazhigijisidoon vti2 lay it face up; lay it over backwards

Paired with: aazhigijishim vta

lay spread out
zhingadeshim vta lay h/ spread out

Paired with: zhingadesidoon vti2

zhingadesidoon vti2 lay it spread out

Paired with: zhingadeshim vta

zhingishim vta lay h/ spread out

lay straight
gwayakoshim vta

Paired with: gwayakosidoon vti2

gwayakosidoon vti2 lay it straight

Paired with: gwayakoshim vta