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leak
vi
leak
onjigaa vii it leaks, drips, runs with sap

Paired with: onjigaa vai

leak fast
gizhiigaa vii it drips, leaks fast

start to leak
maajigaa vii it starts to leak, drip; it starts to run with sap

lean
v
stand leaning against
aaswaakogaabawi vai s/he stands leaning against something (a wall, a tree)

aatwaakogaabawi vai s/he stands leaning against something (a wall, a tree)

lean against (stick-like)
aatwaakoshim vta lean h/ against (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: aatwaakosidoon vti2

aatwaakoshin vai s/he leans against (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: aatwaakosin vii

aatwaakosidoon vti2 lean it against (as something stick- or wood-like

Paired with: aatwaakoshim vta

aatwaakosin vii it leans against (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: aatwaakoshin vai

learn
vi
learn by observation
gikinawaabam vta learn by observation of h/; imitate h/

gikinawaabi vai s/he learns by observation

learn
vt
seek to learn
nanda-gikendan vti seek to know it, seek to learn it

Paired with: nanda-gikenim vta

least
n
in the least
ganage adv man in the least, by any means

See also: gaawiin ganage adv man ; gego ganage adv man

leather
n
leather
bashkwegin ni hide; leather

leave
[not take]
vt
leave leftovers
ishkwanjige vai s/he leaves leftovers

leave behind
nagadan vti leave it behind; abandon, outstrip it

Paired with: nagazh vta

nagazh vta leave h/ behind; abandon, outstrip h/

Paired with: nagadan vti

nagazhiwe vai s/he leaves people behind, abandons people

nagadamaw vta leave (it) behind for h/

leave
[go away]
vi
leave
maajaa vai s/he leaves, goes off, departs

pretend to leave
maajaakaazo vai s/he pretends to leave

leave alone
phrv
leave alone
booni' vta leave h/ alone; quit h/

Paired with: boonitoon vti2

booni'idiwag vai they leave each other alone

booni'iwe vai s/he leaves people alone

boonitoon vti2 leave it alone; quit it

Paired with: booni' vta

boonichige vai s/he quits doing things, leaves things alone

boonichigaade vii it is left alone (by someone), "they" leave it alone, quit it

Paired with: boonichigaazo vai

boonichigaazo vai s/he is left alone (by someone), "they" leave h/ alone, quit h/

Paired with: boonichigaade vii

leave behind
phrv
leave behind
nagadan vti leave it behind; abandon, outstrip it

Paired with: nagazh vta

nagazh vta leave h/ behind; abandon, outstrip h/

Paired with: nagadan vti

nagazhiwe vai s/he leaves people behind, abandons people

nagadamaw vta leave (it) behind for h/

leave behind uneaten
ishkwam vta leave h/ behind uneaten

Paired with: ishkwandan vti

ishkwandan vti leave it behind uneaten

Paired with: ishkwam vta