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level
[tool]
n
level
liar
n
liar
gagiinawishki vai s/he is a habitual liar

library
n
library
agindaasoowigamig ni a library

lice
n
look for lice
nandookome vai [S] s/he looks for lice

See also: andookome vai [N]

andookome vai [N] s/he searches for lice

See also: nandookome vai [S]

license
n
license
mazina'igaans ni a small book or document: a ticket, a license

driver's license
odaabii'iwe-mazina'igan ni a driver's license

See also: odaabii'iwe-mazina'igaans ni [ML]

odaabii'iwe-mazina'igaans ni [ML] a driver's license

See also: odaabii'iwe-mazina'igan ni

bimibizoo-mazina'igan ni [BL] a driver's license

fishing license
noojigiigoonyiwe-mazina'igaans ni a fishing license

marriage license
aapiji-wiidige-mazina'igan ni a marriage license

ricing license
manoominike-mazina'igaans ni [ML] a ricing license

trapping license
wanii'ige-mazina'igan ni [BL] a trapping license

See also: wanii'ige-mazina'igaans ni [ML]

wanii'ige-mazina'igaans ni [ML] a trapping license

See also: wanii'ige-mazina'igan ni [BL]

lick
vt
lick
nooskwaada'an vti lick it

Paired with: nooskwaada' vta

nooskwaada' vta lick h/

Paired with: nooskwaada'an vti

nooskwaada'ige vai s/he licks something

lick sap
nooskwaanzo vai s/he licks sap

lid
n
lift lid
baakaabowen vta lift the cover or lid off it (animate) (something containing a liquid)

Paired with: baakaabowenan vti

baakaabowenan vti lift the cover or lid off it (something containing a liquid)

Paired with: baakaabowen vta

pot lid
gibaabowe'igan ni a lid or cover over a container with liquid in it: a pot lid, a jar lid

put a lid on
gibaabowe' vta put a lid on h/

Paired with: gibaabowe'an vti

gibaabowe'an vti plug or cover it (liquid or something that holds a liquid), put a lid on it

Paired with: gibaabowe' vta

gibaabowe'ige vai s/he puts a lid on a pot

lie
[speak falsely]
vi
lie
giiwanimo vai s/he lies, deceives

giiwanimotaw vta lie to h/

lie
vi
lie a certain way
izhishin vai s/he lies a certain way

Paired with: izhisin vii

izisin vii
  1. it lies a certain way
  2. it is put or expressed a certain way (in speech, song, or writing)
  3. it is written, printed a certain way (as in a book)

See also: izhishin vai

lie across (stick-like)
aazhawaakoshin vai s/he lies across (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: aazhawaakosin vii

aazhawaakosin vii it lies across (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: aazhawaakoshin vai

lie along (stick-like)
bimaakoshin vai s/he lies along (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: bimaakosin vii

bimaakosin vii it lies along (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: bimaakoshin vai

lie as padding
apishin vai s/he lies as padding

Paired with: apisin vii

apisin vii it lies as padding

Paired with: apishin vai

lie at the end
ishkweshin vai s/he lies at the end

Paired with: ishkwesin vii

ishkwesin vii it lies at the end

Paired with: ishkweshin vai

lie comfortably
minoshin vai s/he lies comfortably, lies in a good position

Paired with: minosin vii

lie correctly
gwayakosin vii
  1. it lies correctly
  2. it lies straight

Paired with: gwayakoshin vai

gwayakoshin vai
  1. s/he lies straight
  2. s/he lies correctly

Paired with: gwayakosin vii

lie down
zhingishin vai s/he lies down, goes to bed

gawishimo vai s/he lies down, goes to bed

lie extended along
bimaabiigisin vii it (string-like) lies extended along

Paired with: bimaabiigishin vai

bimaabiigishin vai it (animate; string-like) lies extended along

Paired with: bimaabiigisin vii

lie face down
animikoshin vai s/he or it (animate) lies face down

Paired with: animikosin vii

animikosin vii it lies face down

Paired with: animikoshin vai

lie face up
aazhigijishin vai s/he falls over backwards; s/he lies face up

Paired with: aazhigijisin vii

aazhigijisin vii it falls over backwards; it lies face up

lie facing a certain way
inaasamishin vai s/he lies facing a certain way

Paired with: inaasamisin vii

inaasamisin vii it lies facing a certain way

Paired with: inaasamishin vai

lie formed into a ball
bikwaakwadosin vii it lies formed into a ball

Paired with: bikwaakwadoshin vai

bikwaakwadoshin vai s/he or it (animate) lies formed into a ball

Paired with: bikwaakwadosin vii

lie in a certain place
dazhisin vii it lies in a certain place

Paired with: dazhishin vai

dazhishin vai
  1. s/he lies in a certain place
  2. s/he is buried in a certain place

Paired with: dazhisin vii

lie in a good position
minosin vii it lies in a good position, fits well in place

Paired with: minoshin vai

minoshin vai s/he lies comfortably, lies in a good position

Paired with: minosin vii

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 pile
okoshinoog vai they (animate) lie in a pile

Paired with: okosinoon vii

okosinoon vii they lie in a pile

Paired with: okoshinoog vai

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

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

lie in a tight place
zhegoshin vai s/he or it (animate) lies in a tight place

See also: zhegosin vii

zhegosin vii it lies in a tight place

See also: zhegoshin vai

lie in the open
mizhishawishin vai s/he lies in the open

Paired with: mizhishawisin vii

mizhishawisin vii it lies in the open

Paired with: mizhishawishin vai

lie in warmth
giizhooshin vai s/he lies in warmth

lie joining
aanikooshin vai s/he lies joining something else

Paired with: aanikoosin vii

aanikoosin vii it lies joining something else

Paired with: aanikooshin vai

lie limp
neshangisin vii it lies limp, lies slack

Paired with: neshangishin vai

neshangishin vai s/he lies limp, lies slack, lies relaxed

Paired with: neshangisin vii

lie on
apishimo vai s/he lies on something

lie on side
opimeshin vai s/he lies on h/ side

Paired with: opimesin vii

opimesin vii it lies on side

Paired with: opimeshin vai

lie out of the way
ikoshin vai s/he lies out of the way, moves h/ body up out of the way

Paired with: ikosin vii

ikosin vii it lies out of the way

Paired with: ikoshin vai

lie protectively on
badagoshkan vti cover it with h/ body, lie protectively on it

Paired with: badagoshkaw vta

badagoshkaw vta cover h/ with body, lie protectively on h/

Paired with: badagoshkan vti

lie side by side in a row
niibideshinoog vai they lie side by side in a row, are lined up

Paired with: niibidesinoon vii

niibidesinoon vii they lie side by side in a row, are lined up

Paired with: niibideshinoog vai

lie slack
neshangisin vii it lies limp, lies slack

Paired with: neshangishin vai

neshangishin vai s/he lies limp, lies slack, lies relaxed

Paired with: neshangisin vii

lie spread out
zhingadeshin vai s/he lies spread out

Paired with: zhingadesin vii

zhingadesin vii it lies spread out

Paired with: zhingadeshin vai

lie still
bizaanishin vai s/he lies still

goshkwaawaajishin vai s/he lies still

lie straight
gwayakoshin vai
  1. s/he lies straight
  2. s/he lies correctly

Paired with: gwayakosin vii

gwayakosin vii
  1. it lies correctly
  2. it lies straight

Paired with: gwayakoshin vai

gwayakwaakoshin vai it ((animate; stick-like) lies straight

Paired with: gwayakwaakosin vii

gwayakwaakosin vii it (something stick-like) lies straight

Paired with: gwayakwaakoshin vai

lie to a certain depth
apiichishin vai it (animate) lies so thick, so deep, to such a height; is piled or stacked so thick, so deep, to such a height

Paired with: apiichisin vii

apiichisin vii it lies so thick, so deep, to such a height; is piled or stacked so thick, so deep, to such a height

Paired with: apiichishin vai

lie touching
daangishin vai s/he lies touching

Paired with: daangisin vii

daangisin vii it lies touching

Paired with: daangishin vai

lie uncovered
michishin vai
  1. s/he lies bare, lies uncovered
  2. s/he lies right on the floor or the ground

Paired with: michisin vii

michisin vii
  1. it lies bare, lies uncovered
  2. it lies right on the floor or the ground

Paired with: michishin vai

lie uncomfortably
maazhishin vai s/he lies uncomfortably

Paired with: maazhisin vii

lie well in place
minosin vii it lies in a good position, fits well in place

Paired with: minoshin vai

lie with head on something
apikweshimo vai s/he lies with head on something, uses a pillow

lie with head a certain way
inikweshin vai s/he lies with h/ head a certain way

lie with rear sticking out
jaangidiyeshin vai s/he lies with h/ rear sticking out

tired of lying
ishkishin vai s/he is tired of lying down

turn lying
gwekishin vai s/he turns lying in place

Paired with: gwekisin vii

gwekisin vii it turns lying in place

Paired with: gwekishin vai

so many lie
dasooshinoog vai a certain number of them lie together

two lie
niizhooshinoog vai two of them lie together

three lie
nisooshinoog vai three of them lie together

lie down
phrv
lie down
zhingishin vai s/he lies down, goes to bed

gawishimo vai s/he lies down, goes to bed