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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

layer
n
as a layer
biitoo- pv lex as a layer

lie in a layer
biitooshin vai s/he lies in a layer

Paired with: biitoosin vii

biitoosin vii it lies in a layer

Paired with: biitooshin vai

lie in a thin layer
bibagishin vai s/he lies in a thin layer

Paired with: bibagisin vii

bibagisin vii it lies in a thin layer

Paired with: bibagishin vai

wear layers
biitookonaye vai s/he wears layers (as underwear)

lie thick
gipagishin vai s/he lies in a thick layer

Paired with: gipagisin vii

gipagisin vii it lies in a thick layer

Paired with: gipagishin vai

lazy
adj
lazy
gitimi vai s/he is lazy, is shiftless, is incompetent

gitimishki vai s/he is habitually lazy, is a lazybones

bagandizi vai s/he is lazy, is shiftless, is incompetent

lazybones
n
lazybones
gitimishki vai s/he is habitually lazy, is a lazybones

lead
[metal]
n
lead
ashkikomaan ni lead (metal)

lead
vi
lead
niigaanii vai s/he leads, goes ahead

niigaaniimagad vii it leads

lead along (string-like)
bimaabiigamon vii it leads along (as something string-like)

road or trail leads along
bimamon vii it (road or trail) leads along

road or trail leads from a certain place
ondamon vii [BL] it (road or trail) comes from a certain place; it leads from there

ondadamon vii it (road or trail) leads from a certain place

road or trail leads to a certain place
inamon vii it leads to a certain place (as a road or trail)

lead
vt
lead
niigaaniwizh vta lead h/

leader
n
leader
ogimaa na
  1. a leader (male): a boss, a chief, a king
  2. a king (card)

ogimaawi vai s/he is a leader, is a boss, is a chief

ogimaakwe na a female leader, boss, chief; a queen; a wife of a chief

ogimaakwewi vai she is a leader, boss, chief, queen; she is the wife of a leader, boss, chief

eshpabid na-v chairman; leader

highest leader
gichi-ogimaakwe na the highest female leader: a head boss, a president, a queen

gichi-ogimaakwewi vai she is the the highest leader: a head boss, a president, a queen; she is the wife of the highest leader

gichi-ogimaa na the highest leader: a head boss, a president, a king

gichi-ogimaawi vai s/he is the highest leader: a head boss, a president, a king

leadership
n
leadership
ogimaawiwin ni government; authority; leadership

leading
adv
leading
niigaan adv loc ahead, at the front, leading; in the future

niigaani- pv lex ahead, leading, in front