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mouse
n
mouse
waawaabiganoojiinh na a mouse

moustache
n
have a moustache
miishidoon vai [S] he has a moustache

See also: miishidoone vai [N]

miishidoone vai [N] he has a moustache

See also: miishidoon vai [S]

mouth
n
The medial /-doon-/ occurs in verbs referring to the mouth.
mouth
indoon nid my mouth

nindoon nid my mouth

gidoon nid your mouth

odoon nid h/ mouth

big mouth
mangidoon vai [S] s/he has a big mouth

See also: mangidoone vai

mangidoone vai s/he has a big mouth

See also: mangidoon vai [S]

bloody mouth
miskwiiwidoone vai s/he has bloody lips or mouth

clean mouth
biinidoon vai [ML] s/he has a clean mouth

See also: biinidoone vai [N]

biinidoone vai [N] s/he has a clean mouth

See also: biinidoon vai [ML]

dirty mouth
wiinidoone vai
  1. s/he has a dirty mouth
  2. s/he has a filthy mouth (using bad language)

See also: wiinidoon vai [ML]

wiinidoon vai [ML]
  1. s/he has a dirty mouth
  2. s/he has a filthy mouth (using bad language)

See also: wiinidoone vai

dry mouth
bengodoone vai s/he has a dry mouth

filthy mouth
wiinidoone vai
  1. s/he has a dirty mouth
  2. s/he has a filthy mouth (using bad language)

See also: wiinidoon vai [ML]

wiinidoon vai [ML]
  1. s/he has a dirty mouth
  2. s/he has a filthy mouth (using bad language)

See also: wiinidoone vai

foam at the mouth
biitewidoone vai s/he has foam at the mouth

hold in mouth
agwanem vta put h/ in in the mouth, hold h/ in the mouth

Paired with: agwanendan vti

agwanendan vti put it in the mouth, hold it in the mouth

Paired with: agwanem vta

inside mouth
biinjidoon adv loc inside the mouth

let drop from mouth
bagidam vta release h/ from the mouth

Paired with: bagidandan vti

bagidandan vti let it drop from the mouth

Paired with: bagidam vta

open mouth
daawani vai s/he opens h/ (own) mouth

baakidooneni vai s/he opens h/ mouth

baakidoonese vai h/ mouth falls open

baakidoonebizh vta pull h/ mouth open

put in mouth
agwanem vta put h/ in in the mouth, hold h/ in the mouth

Paired with: agwanendan vti

agwanendan vti put it in the mouth, hold it in the mouth

Paired with: agwanem vta

sore mouth
gaagiijidoone vai [N] s/he has a sore mouth or lips

swollen mouth
baagidoone vai s/he has a swollen mouth

baagidoon vai [S] s/he has a swollen mouth

See also: baagidoone vai

twisted mouth
biimidoon vai s/he has a twisted or crooked mouth (as from a stroke)

See also: biimidoone vai [N]

biimidoone vai [N] s/he has crooked mouth

See also: biimidoon vai

wipe mouth
gaasiidoone'o vai s/he wipes h/ (own) mouth

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

move
vi
move
mamaajii vai s/he moves, is in motion, twitches

mamaajise vai s/he moves, is in motion, twitches

mamaajise vii it moves

mamaazikaa vai s/he moves, is in motion, twitches

move a certain way
ayaa vii
  1. it is (in a certain place)
  2. [with a lexical preverb] it is in a certain state or condition
  3. [with a preverb] it moves a certain way

Paired with: ayaa vai

move slowly
bejibide vii it runs (as a machine), operates, drives slowly

Paired with: bejibizo vai

bezikaa vai s/he moves slowly, runs late

move
[change residence]
vt
move (where one lives)
gozi vai s/he moves (h/ residence)

move (where one lives) about
babaamigozi vai s/he moves h/ residence about

move from a certain place (where one lives)
onjigozi vai s/he moves from a certain place

move here (to live)
biijigozi vai s/he moves here to live

move in (to live)
bagamigozi vai s/he moves in, arrives with h/ belongings

move (where one lives) inland
gopigozi vai s/he moves (h/ camp or residence) inland, moves (h/ camp or residence) off the lake

move (where one lives) to a certain place
izhigozi vai s/he moves there

move to a new place (to live)
aanjigozi vai s/he moves to another place to live

move (where one lives) to the shore
madaabiigozi vai s/he moves to the shore

move
[change position of body part]
vt
move arm a certain way
izhinikeni vai s/he moves h/ arm a certain way

move hand a certain way
izhininjiini vai s/he moves h/ hand a certain way

move foot a certain way
izhizideni vai s/he moves h/ foot a certain way

movie
n
movie
mazinaatese vii it is a movie

bad movie
maanaatese vii it is a bad movie, is a poor movie

comedy
gagiibaadaatese vii it is a funny movie, is a comedy

certain kind of movie
inaatese vii it is a certain kind of movie or television show

children's movie
odaminoowaatese vii it is a movie for children, is a kid's movie

good movie
minwaatese vii it is a good movie

funny movie
gagiibaadaatese vii it is a funny movie, is a comedy

movie starts
maadaatese the movie or show starts

poor movie
scary movie
zegaatese vii it is a scary movie

show movie
mazinaatesijige vai s/he shows a movie, watches a movie

watch movie
mazinaatesijige vai s/he shows a movie, watches a movie

movie projector
n
movie projector
mazinaatewebinigan ni a movie projector

movie theater
n
movie theater
mazinaatesewigamig ni a movie theater

much
qnt
much
niibiwa adv qnt [N] a lot; many; much

See also: niibowa adv qnt [S]

niibowa adv qnt [S] a lot; many; much

See also: gichi-niibowa adv qnt ; niibiwa adv qnt [N] ; onzaam niibowa adv qnt

baatayiinad vii
  1. there is much of it
  2. they are many, there are many of them

Paired with: baatayiino vai

baatayiino vai
  1. there is much of it
  2. [pl] they are many, there are many of them

Paired with: baatayiinad vii

baataniinad vii there is much of it

See also: baatayiinad vii

baataniino vai there is much of h/ (something animate)

Paired with: baataniinad vii See also: baatayiino vai

have much
baatayiinatoon vti2 have many of them; have much of it

Paired with: baatayiino' vta

baatayiino' vta have much of h/, have many of them

Paired with: baatayiinatoon vti2

how much
aaniin minik adv inter how many?; how much?

so much
minik adv qnt a certain amount, a certain number, so much, so many

too much
onzaam adv qnt
  1. too, too much, excessively
  2. because (of an excess or an extreme condition or event)

onzaam niibiwa adv qnt too many; too much

See also: niibiwa adv qnt [N] ; onzaam adv qnt

onzaami- pv lex too; excessively; extremely; too much

onzaamiinad vii [plural] there are a large number of them, are too many of them; there is a large amount of it, is too much of it

Paired with: onzaamiino vai

onzaamiino vai [plural] there is a large number of them, is too many of them; there is a large amount of h/, is too much of h/

Paired with: onzaamiinad vii

as much
apiichi- pv rel to a certain extent or degree; as much as