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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

nearly
adv
nearly
gegaa adv deg nearly, almost

ingoji adv deg somewhere, anywhere; approximately; nearly, almost

See also: ningoji adv loc

necessary
adj
necessary
booch adv man it is certain; it is necessary; no matter what

neck
n
back of neck
nikwegan nid my neck

gikwegan nid your neck

okwegan nid h/ neck

clean neck
biinaakogwe vai s/he has a clean neck; h/ neck is clean

neck itches
gizhiibigwayawe vai h/ neck itches

stiff neck
jiibajigwayawe vai s/he has a stiff neck

wear around neck
naabikan vti wear it around the neck

Paired with: naabikaw vta

naabikaw vta wear h/ around the neck

Paired with: naabikan vti

wring neck
bookogwebizh vta wring h/ neck

necklace
n
necklace
naabikaagan ni [BL] something worn around the neck: a necklace, a necktie, a neck scarf

naabikawaagan na something worn around the neck: a necklace, a necktie, a neck scarf ; a necktie

necktie
n
necktie
naabikawaagan na something worn around the neck: a necklace, a necktie, a neck scarf ; a necktie

need
vi
need
andawendam vai2 [N] s/he needs, wants something, wishes for something

See also: nandawendam vai2 [S]

andawendan vti [C] [N] need, want it

Paired with: andawenim vta [N] See also: nandawendan vti [S]

andawenim vta [N] hunt h/; need, want h/

Paired with: andawendan vti [C] [N] See also: nandawenim vta [S] [S]

nandawendam vai2 [S] s/he needs, wants something, wishes for something

See also: andawendam vai2 [N]

nandawendan vti [S] need, want it

Paired with: nandawenim vta [S] [S] See also: andawendan vti [C] [N]

nandawenim vta [S] [S] hunt h/; need, want h/

Paired with: nandawendan vti [S] See also: andawenim vta [N]

need to
noonde- pv lex before the usual time; need to

need
n
in need
manezi vai + o s/he is in need of, is short of (it)

needle
n
needle
zhaabonigan ni a needle

beading needle
naabidoo'igan ni a beading needle

sewing machine needle
gashkigwaasonaabiko-zhaabonigan ni [BL] a sewing machine needle

neighbor
n
neighbor
wiijigamigishkaw vta be a neighbor to h/

nephew
n
parallel nephew
indoozhim nad
  1. my nephew (parallel nephew: a male's brother's son or a female's sister's son)
  2. my stepson

See also: nindoozhim nad

nindoozhim nad
  1. my nephew (parallel nephew: a male's brother's son or a female's sister's son)
  2. my stepson

See also: indoozhim nad

gidoozhim nad
  1. your nephew (parallel nephew: a male's brother's son or a female's sister's son)
  2. your stepson

odoozhiman nad
  1. h/ nephew (parallel nephew: male's brother's son or female's sister's son)
  2. h/ stepson

cross-nephew
niningwanis nad my nephew (cross-nephew: a male's sister's son or a female's brother's son)

giningwanis nad your nephew (cross-nephew: a male's sister's son or a female's brother's son)

oningwanisan nad h/ nephew (cross-nephew: male's sister's son or female's brother's son)