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muscle
n
muscle
mashkawiziiwin ni a muscle; power

sore muscles
gaagiijiiwagizi vai s/he has sore muscles

mushroom
n
mushroom
wazhashkwedoons na a mushroom

wazhashkwedow na fungus; a mushroom; a pine cone

music
n
play music
gidochige vai [BL] s/he plays music

madwewetoon vti2 make it sound, play it

madwewechige vai s/he makes things sound, plays (music)

madwewetaw vta play music for h/

noondaagotoon vti2 play it (so it makes sounds)

noondaagochige vai s/he plays a wind instrument

musical instrument
n
musical instrument
gidochigan ni [BL] a device that speaks: a radio, a phonograph, a record player, a cd player

madwewechigan ni a musical instrument (especially a keyboard instrument): a piano, an organ

noondaagochigan na [RL] a musical instrument (especially a wind instrument): horn, whistle, harmonica

See also: noondaagochigan ni

noondaagochigan ni a musical instrument (especially a wind instrument): horn, whistle, harmonica

See also: noondaagochigan na [RL]

muskeg
n
muskeg
mashkiig ni [N] a swamp, a muskeg

waabashkiki ni [LL] [ML] a swamp, a muskeg

across a muskeg
agaamashkiig adv loc across a muskeg

by a muskeg
jiigashkiig adv loc by the swamp, by the muskeg

along a muskeg
jiigashkiig adv loc by the swamp, by the muskeg

jiigeweshkiig adv loc along the side of a muskeg

dry muskeg
bengwashkiigaa vii it is a dry muskeg

hummocky muskeg
babiikwashkiigaa vii it is a hummocky musekg

long muskeg
ginwashkiigaa vii it is a long stretch of muskeg

narrows through muskeg
obashkiigaa vii it is a swampy narrows, is a narrows through muskeg

nice muskeg
minwashkiigaa vii it is a nice and level muskeg

short muskeg
dakwashkiigaa vii it is a short muskeg

wet muskeg
nibiiwashkiigaa vii it is a wet muskeg

muskellunge
n
muskellunge
maashkinoozhe na a muskellunge

[
Esox masquinongy
]

ozhaawashko-ginoozhe na a muskellunge

muskrat
n
muskrat
wazhashk na a muskrat

[
Ondatra zibethicus
]

female muskrat
noozhezhashk na a female muskrat

hunt muskrat
noodazhashkwe vai s/he hunts muskrat

male muskrat
naabezhashk na a male muskrat

muskrat grease
n
muskrat grease
wazhashko-bimide ni muskrat grease

muskrat hide
n
muskrat hide
wazhashkwayaan na a muskrat hide

muskrat lodge
n
muskrat lodge
wazhashkwiish ni a muskrat lodge