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merry
adj
drink and be merry
minobii vai s/he drinks and is merry

mess
n
live in a mess
niiskabi vai s/he lives in a mess

make a mess
ombwewebinige vai s/he makes a mess; s/he throws things around

messenger
n
ceremonial messenger
oshkaabewis na a ceremonial attendant or messenger

messy
adj
messy hair
niiskindibe vai s/he has messy hair

metal
n
metal
biiwaabik ni (a piece of) metal; iron

biiwaabikowan vii it is metal, of metal

Paired with: biiwaabikowi vai

biiwaabikowi vai s/he is metal, of metal

Paired with: biiwaabikowan vii

bookwaabik ni piece of metal

metis
n
Metis
wiisaakodewinini na a Metis (especially male); a Native person of mixed ancestry

See also: wiisaakodewikwe na

Metis woman
wiisaakodewikwe na a Metis woman; a Native woman of mixed ancestry

See also: wiisaakodewinini na

microwave
n
microwave oven
gizhaabate-gizhaabikizigan ni a microwave oven

gizhaabatezigan ni [BL] a microwave oven

gizhaabateyaabikizigan ni a microwave oven

mid-summer
n
after mid-summer
giiwe-niibin vii it is after mid-summer, is late summer

mid-winter
n
after mid-winter
giiwe-biboon vii it is after mid-winter, is late winter

middle
n
in the middle
naawayi'ii adv loc in the middle of it

See also: naawaya'ii adv loc [N]

naawi- pv lex in the middle of

in the middle of a floor
naawisag adv loc in the middle of the floor

middle of the lake
naawagaam adv loc in the middle of the lake

See also: naanaawagaam adv loc

middle of the road or trail
naawikana adv loc in the middle of the road or trail

middle of a boat
naawoonag adv loc in the middle of a boat

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

middle of the back
naawaawigan adv loc in the middle of someone's back

middle of the chest
naawaakigan adv loc in the middle of someone's chest

middle of the forehead
naawigatig adv loc in the middle of the forehead

middle of the woods
naawaakwaa adv loc in the middle of the woods