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no
adv
no
gaawiin adv neg no, not

See also: gaawiin awiya pron indf ; gaawiin ganage adv man ; gaawiin gegoo pron indf ; gaawiin geyaabi adv tmp ; gaawiin giiyaabi adv tmp [RL] ; gaawiin ingodinoo pc disc ; gaawiin mashi adv tmp ; gaawiin ningoji adv loc ; gaawiin wiikaa adv tmp

no longer
gaawiin geyaabi adv tmp no more, no longer, not any more

gaawiin giiyaabi adv tmp [RL] no longer; not any more

no more
gaawiin geyaabi adv tmp no more, no longer, not any more

gaawiin giiyaabi adv tmp [RL] no longer; not any more

no way
gaawesaa pc disc impossible!, no way!, can't be done!

yes-no question
ina pc disc [yes-no question word]

See also: na pc disc

na pc disc [yes-no question word]

See also: ina pc disc

no one
n
no one
gaawiin awiya pron indf anybody; nobody, no one

nobody
pron
nobody
gaawiin awiya pron indf anybody; nobody, no one

nod
vt
nod head
wewebikweni vai s/he nods h/ head side-to-side

wewebikwetaw vta nod, shake head at h/

naamikweni vai s/he nods h/ head

naanaamikweni vai s/he keeps nodding h/ head

naamikwetaw vta nod head yes to h/

nod head a certain way
inikweni vai s/he puts h/ head a certain way, nods h/ head a certain way

inikwetaw vta nod h/ head to h/ a certain way

noise
n
come making noise
biidwewidam vai2 s/he comes calling, comes sounding; s/he comes speaking

biidwewetoo vai s/he comes making vocal noise

drive away making noise
animwewebide vii it speeds, drives, flies away making noise

Paired with: animwewebizo vai

animwewebizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies away making noise

Paired with: animwewebide vii

fly away making noise
animwewebide vii it speeds, drives, flies away making noise

Paired with: animwewebizo vai

animwewebizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies away making noise

Paired with: animwewebide vii

hear a certain noise
initam vai2 s/he hears a certain sounds, understands something heard

make a certain noise
inwewe vii it makes a certain noise

make noise
madwewe vii it makes noise, resounds, reverberates

noondaagozi vai
  1. s/he is heard, makes a sound, makes a noise
  2. s/he calls with a characteristic sound (moo, neigh, croak, etc.)

Paired with: noondaagwad vii

noondaagwad vii it is heard, makes a sound, makes noise

Paired with: noondaagozi vai

make noise boiling
madwegamide vii it makes noise boiling

Paired with: madwegamizo vai

madwegamizo vai s/he makes noise boiling

Paired with: madwegamide vii

make noise hitting
madwesidoon vti2 make it sound by dropping or hitting it, ring it

Paired with: madweshim vta

madwesin vii it makes noise dropping or hitting something, rings

Paired with: madweshin vai

make noise moving around
mamadwetoo vai s/he makes noise moving around out of sight

noise in a certain place
danwewe vii there is noise in a certain place, gunfire in a certain place

danwewetoo vai s/he speaks publicly, makes noise in a certain place

operate with constant noise
aabidwewebide vii it operates with constant noise; it runs with constant noise

Paired with: aabidwewebizo vai

aabidwewebizo vai s/he operates with constant noise; s/he runs with constant noise

Paired with: aabidwewebide vii

run away making noise
animwewebatoo vai s/he is heard running away (in the other direction)

run with constant noise
aabidwewebide vii it operates with constant noise; it runs with constant noise

Paired with: aabidwewebizo vai

aabidwewebizo vai s/he operates with constant noise; s/he runs with constant noise

Paired with: aabidwewebide vii

speed away making noise
animwewebide vii it speeds, drives, flies away making noise

Paired with: animwewebizo vai

animwewebizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies away making noise

Paired with: animwewebide vii

stop making vocal noise
giishkowe vai s/he stops crying; s/he stops making vocal noise

wake by vocal noise
amajim vta rouse, wake h/ (by vocal noise)

walk away making noise
animwewetoo vai s/he walks away speaking publicly, making sounds

noisy
adj
noisy
ombiigizi vai s/he is loud, is noisy

nonsense
n
talk nonsense
gagiibaadaanagidoon vai [S] s/he talks crazy, talks nonsense

See also: gagiibaadaanagidoone vai [N]

gagiibaadaanagidoone vai [N] s/he talks crazy, talks nonsense

write nonsense
gagiibaajibii'ige vai s/he writes crazy things, writes nonsense

noon
n
noon
naawakwe vii it is mid-day, is noon

north
n
north
giiwedin ni north; the north wind

north wind
n
north wind
giiwedin ni north; the north wind