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maul
n
splitting maul
daashkiga'igewi-waagaakwad ni a splitting maul

Max
place
Max
Okikaandagoonsing name place Max, Minnesota

May
n
maybe
adv
maybe
ganabaj adv man I think that..., perhaps, maybe

iidog pc asp maybe; must be

maagizhaa adv man maybe; I think that..., perhaps, maybe

maagizhaa gaye adv man perhaps, maybe, might

See also: maagizhaa adv man

or maybe
gemaa adv conj or, or maybe

See also: gemaa gaye adv man

gemaa gaye adv man or maybe

mayfly
n
mayfly
omiimiisi na a mayfly

me
pron
me
niin pron per I, me

See also: gaye niin pron per ; geniin pron per

niineta pron per only I, only me; just me

niinitam pron per my turn, me next

ni= pf I, me [the one or ones speaking, the first person]; my [the one or ones speaking, the first person]

in= pf I, me [the one or ones speaking, the first person]; my [the one or ones speaking, the first person]

n= pf I, me [the one or ones speaking, the first person]; my [the one or ones speaking, the first person]

nind= pf I, me [the one or ones speaking, the first person]; my [the one or ones speaking, the first person]

ind= pf I, me [the one or ones speaking, the first person]; my [the one or ones speaking, the first person]

nd= pf I, me [the one or ones speaking, the first person]; my [the one or ones speaking, the first person]

nim= pf I, me [the one or ones speaking, the first person]; my [the one or ones speaking, the first person]

im= pf [first person prefix before b-]; my [the one or ones speaking, the first person]

m= pf I, me [the one or ones speaking, the first person]; my [the one or ones speaking, the first person]

niy= pf I, me [the one or ones speaking, the first person]; my [the one or ones speaking, the first person]

just me
niineta pron per only I, only me; just me

me next
niinitam pron per my turn, me next

only me
niineta pron per only I, only me; just me

meadow
n
by a meadow
jiigashkosiw adv loc by a meadow

middle of a meadow
naawashkosiw adv loc in the middle of a meadow

other side of the meadow
agaamashkosiw adv loc on the other side of a meadow or hay field

mean
adj
mean
inigaa' vta abuse, injure, damage h/: be mean to, be aggressive toward h/

means
n
by any means
ganage adv man in the least, by any means

See also: gaawiin ganage adv man ; gego ganage adv man

measles
n
have measles
miskwazhe vai s/he has measles