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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 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

leaf
n
leaf
aniibiish ni
  1. a leaf
  2. tea

aniibiishibag ni a leaf

basswood leaf
wiigobiibag ni a basswood leaf

birch leaf
wiigwaasibag ni a birch leaf

bloody leaves
miskwiiwibagaa vii there are bloody leaves

bright leaves
waatebagaa vii there are bright leaves

brown leaves
ozaawibagaa vii there are yellow leaves, brown leaves

dried leaves
gaaskibag ni a dried leaf

green leaves
ashkibag ni a fresh green leaf

ashkibagaa vii there are green leaves

leaves bud
zaagibagaa vii it buds; the leaves come out

many leaves
aniibiishikaa vii there are (many) leaves

maple leaf
ininaatigobag ni a maple leaf

prickly leaf
gaashibagad vii it is a pricky leaf

red leaves
miskobag ni a red leaf

miskobagaa vii there are red leaves on the trees; it has a red leaf or red leaves

Paired with: miskobagizi vai

miskobagizi vai s/he (a tree) has red leaves

Paired with: miskobagaa vii

rustle leaves
gaaskibagitoo vai s/he rustles leaves

gaaskibagishin vai s/he rustles leaves while walking or falling

gaaskibagaasin vii leaves rustle in the wind

yellow leaves
ozaawibagaa vii there are yellow leaves, brown leaves