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moccasin
n
moccasin
makizin ni
  1. a shoe, a moccasin
  2. a tire

hide moccasin
bashkweginwakizin ni a hide moccasin

bashkweginwekizin ni [BL] a hide moccasin

bashkwegino-makizin ni a hide moccasin

See also: bashkweginwakizin ni

make moccasins
makizinike vai s/he makes moccasins, makes shoes

makizinikaw vta make moccasins for h/

put on moccasins
babiichii vai s/he puts on h/ moccasins or shoes

biitakizine vai [BL] s/he puts on h/ moccasins or shoes

take off moccasins
gagiichii vai s/he takes off h/ (own) shoes or moccasins

wear moccasins
gigakizine vai [BL] s/he wears moccasins or shoes

moccasin in manufacture
makizinikaan ni a moccasin in manufacture

● PARTS OF A MOCCASIN
moccasin cuff
apiganegwaajigan ni a moccasin cuff

moccasin vamp
apiingwe'igan ni a moccasin vamp

moccasin cuff
n
moccasin cuff
apiganegwaajigan ni a moccasin cuff

moccasin game
n
play the moccasin game
makizinataadiwag vai they play the moccasin game with each other

makizinataage vai s/he plays the moccasin game

moccasin game
makizinataadiwin ni moccasin game

makizinataagewin ni moccasin game

moccasin game song
n
moccasin game song
makizinataage-nagamon ni a moccasin game song

moccasin tongue
n
The vamp or tongue of a moccasin is the inserted piece covering the top of the foot. It is usually u-shaped and is often decorated with beadwork, quillwork, or thread embroidery.
moccasin tongue
apiingwe'igan ni a moccasin vamp

moccasin vamp
n
The vamp or tongue of a moccasin is the inserted piece covering the top of the foot. It is usually u-shaped and is often decorated with beadwork, quillwork, or thread embroidery.
moccasin vamp
apiingwe'igan ni a moccasin vamp

mock
vt
mock by repeating
naabinootaw vta repeat what h/ says, mock h/

naabinootaage vai s/he repeats what people say, mocks people

mock disrespectfully
baapinodaw vta make fun of, ridicule h/; mock h/ disrespectfully; show disrespect for h/

mold
vt
mold (by hand)
onadin vta form, shape, knead, mold h/ (a soft substance) (by hand)

Paired with: onadinan vti

onadinan vti form, shape, knead, mold it (a soft substance) (by hand)

Paired with: onadin vta

onadinige vai s/he forms, shapes, kneads, molds something (a soft substance) (by hand)

moldy
adj
moldy
agwaagoshi vai s/he is moldy

Paired with: agwaagosin vii

agwaagosin vii it is moldy

Paired with: agwaagoshi vai

smell moldy
agwaagomaagozi vai s/he smells moldy, smells stale

Paired with: agwaagomaagwad vii

agwaagomaagwad vii it smells moldy, smells stale

Paired with: agwaagomaagozi vai

taste moldy
agwaagopogozi vai s/he tastes moldy

Paired with: agwaagopogwad vii

agwaagopogwad vii it tastes moldy

Paired with: agwaagopogozi vai

mole
n
mole
nenaapaajinikesi na a mole

[
star-nosed mole
Condylura cristata
]