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legging
n
legging
aas ni a legging

lend
vt
lend
awi' vta lend (it) to h/

awi'iwe vai s/he lends, rents (it) to people; s/he lets people borrow (it)

length
n
certain length
ako- pv rel a certain length; as far as; as long as; since

akwaa vii it is a certain length, a certain height, is so long, is so tall

Paired with: akoozi vai

akwaabikad vii it is a certain length (as something mineral), is so long (as something mineral)

Paired with: akwaabikizi vai

certain length (mineral)
akwaabikizi vai s/he is a certain length (as something mineral), is so long (as something mineral)

Paired with: akwaabikad vii

certain length (sheet-like)
akwegad vii it (sheet-like) is a certain length, is so long

Paired with: akwegizi vai

certain length (stick-like)
akwaakwad vii it (stick-like, wood) is so long, is so tall

Paired with: akwaakozi vai

certain length (string-like)
akwaabiigad vii it (string-like) is a certain length, is so long

Paired with: akwaabiigizi vai

make a certain length
akoo' vta make h/ a certain length, make h/ so long

Paired with: akootoon vti2

akootoon vti2 make it a certain length, make it so long

Paired with: akoo' vta

akwaakotoon vti2 make it (stick-like, wood) a certain length, make it (stick-like, wood) so long

leopard fog
n
leopard fog
gidagimakakii na a leopard frog

[
northern leopard frog
Lithobates pipiens
]

less
adj
less and less
eshkam adv deg gradually; less and less; more and more

let it be
phr
let it be
maanoo adv man don't; don't care; let it be; never mind

let up
phrv
wind lets up
boonaanimad vii the wind lets up, dies down

let's go
phr
let's go
ambe pc interj attention!; come on!; let's go!

letter
[message]
n
letter
mazina'igan ni a book, a letter, a document, a paper

maajiibii'igan ni an outgoing letter

write a letter
maajiibii'amaw vta write a letter to h/

maajiibii'ige vai s/he writes a letter

level
adj
prop up to be a level surface
desa'an vti prop it up to be a level surface

level surface
desaa vii it is a level surface

level ground
minwakamigaa vii it is nice ground, level ground

gwayakwakamigaa vii it is level ground