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Monday
n
Monday
ishkwaa-anama'e-giizhigad vii it is Monday

money
n
money
zhooniyaa na money

collect money as a donation
asigizhooniyaawe vai s/he collects money as a donation

earn money
zhooniyaake vai s/he makes money, earns money

ondizi vai s/he makes a living a certain way, earns or makes money, gets paid, benefits a certain way, inherits from a certain source

go after money
naajizhooniyaawe vai s/he goes after money

have money
ozhooniyaami vai s/he has money

make money
zhooniyaake vai s/he makes money, earns money

zhooniyaakaadan vti make money off it

Paired with: zhooniyaakaazh vta

zhooniyaakaazh vta make money off h/

Paired with: zhooniyaakaadan vti

take along money
niimizhooniyaawe vai s/he takes money along

use up money
jaagizhooniyaaweshin vai s/he uses up all of the money

money box
n
money box
zhooniyaa-makak ni a money box, a safe

monkey
n
monkey
andookomeshiinh na [N] a monkey

nandookomeshiinh na [S] a monkey

See also: andookomeshiinh na [N]

month
n
month
giizis na sun, moon, a month

so many months
daso-giizis adv num a certain number of months; so many months

certain number of months
daso-giizis adv num a certain number of months; so many months

certain date of the month
inaginzo vai
  1. s/he has a certain cost, has a certain price
  2. it is a certain date (of a month)

Paired with: inaginde vii See also: inangizo vai

every month
endaso-giizis adv tmp every month

one month
ingo-giizis adv num one month

See also: ningo-giizis adv num

ningo-giizis adv num one month

See also: ingo-giizis adv num

two months
niizho-giizis adv num two months

niizho-giiziswagad vii it is two months

Paired with: niizho-giiziswagizi vai

three months
niso-giizis adv num three months

niso-giiziswagad vii it is three months

Paired with: niso-giiziswagizi vai

four months
niiwo-giizis adv num four months

See also: niiyo-giizis adv num

niiyo-giizis adv num four months

niiyo-giiziswagad vii it is four months

Paired with: niiyo-giiziswagizi vai

five months
naano-giizis adv num five months

naano-giiziswagad vii it is five months

Paired with: naano-giiziswagizi vai

six months
ingodwaaso-giizis adv num six months

See also: ningodwaaso-giizis adv num

ningodwaaso-giizis adv num six months

See also: ingodwaaso-giizis adv num

seven months
niizhwaaso-giizis adv num seven months

niizhwaaso-giiziswagad vii it is seven months

Paired with: niizhwaaso-giiziswagizi vai

eight months
ishwaaso-giizis adv num eight months

nine months
zhaangaso-giizis adv num nine months

zhaangaso-giiziswagad vii it is nine months

Paired with: zhaangaso-giiziswagizi vai

ten months
midaaso-giizis adv num ten months

midaaso-giiziswagad vii it is ten months

Paired with: midaaso-giiziswagizi vai

start a month
maadaginzo vai the month begins, it is the first (of the month)

moon
n
moon
dibiki-giizis na moon

giizis na sun, moon, a month

first-quarter moon
aabitawaasige vai there is a first-quarter or last-quarter moon

aabitawaabikizi vai
  1. s/he is half (as something mineral)
  2. it (the moon) is a half-moon

full moon
miziweyaabikizi vai s/he is full (as something mineral; e.g., the moon)

michaabikizi vai
  1. s/he is big (as something mineral)
  2. it is full (of the moon), there is a full moon

Paired with: michaabikad vii

last-quarter moon
aabitawaasige vai there is a first-quarter or last-quarter moon

aabitawaabikizi vai
  1. s/he is half (as something mineral)
  2. it (the moon) is a half-moon

new moon
oshkagoojin vai s/he is new (of a moon)

ricing moon
manoominike-giizis na the moon of ricing occuring in August or September

See also: manoominikewi-giizis na [BL]

moonlight
n
moonlight
giizhigaate vii there is moonlight

moose
n
moose
mooz na a moose

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bull moose
naabe-mooz na a bull moose (male moose); a male moose

cow moose
noozhe-mooz na a female moose, a cow (moose)

female moose
noozhe-mooz na a female moose, a cow (moose)

male moose
naabe-mooz na a bull moose (male moose); a male moose

PARTS OF A MOOSE
moose antler
moozweshkan na a moose antler

moose bone
moozogan ni a moose bone

moose dung
moozo-moo ni moose dung

moose fat
moozo-wiinin ni moose fat

moose gut
moozonagizh ni moose gut, moose intestine; a moose sausage

moose head
moozoshtigwaan ni [MN] a moose head

See also: moozotigwaan ni [BL]

moozotigwaan ni [BL] a moose head

See also: moozoshtigwaan ni [MN]

moose heart
moozode' ni a moose heart

moose hindquarter
moozobwaam ni a moose hindquarter

moose intestine
moozonagizh ni moose gut, moose intestine; a moose sausage

moose kidney
moozodoodikosiw na a moose kidney

moose liver
moozokon ni a moose liver

moose meat
moozo-wiiyaas ni moose meat

moose nose
moozojaan ni a moose nose

moose rib
moozopigay na a moose rib

moose tongue
moozodenaniw ni a moose tongue

moose call
n
moose call
moozo-boodaajigan ni a moose call

moose crossing sign
n
moose crossing sign
moozowaazhawa'adoowagwaakwa'igan ni a moose crossing sign