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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

occasionally
adv
occasionally
aangodinong adv tmp occasionally; sometimes

ayaangodinong adv tmp occasionally; sometimes

occupy
vt
occupy
abiitan vti live in, occupy it

Paired with: abiitaw vta

abiichigaade vii it is occupied

October
n
October
binaakwe-giizis na October

binakwii-giizis na October

binaakwiiwi-giizis na [BL] October

waatebagaa-giizis na September; October

waatebagaawi-giizis na [BL] September

Odawa
n
Odawa
Odaawaa na an Odawa (Ottawa)

speak Odawa
odaawaamo vai s/he speaks Odawa (Ottawa)

odd
adj
make odd
maanaaji' vta make h/ wrong, make h/ odd

Paired with: maanaajitoon vti2

maanaajitoon vti2 make it wrong, make it odd

Paired with: maanaaji' vta

off
[separate]
adv
come off
gidiskise vai s/he comes out or off of something

Paired with: gidiskise vii

gidiskise vii it comes apart, comes off

Paired with: gidiskise vai

bakwajise vai s/he comes out or off of something

Paired with: bakwajise vii

bakwajise vii it comes out or off of something

Paired with: bakwajise vai

bite a piece off
bakwem vta bite a piece off h/

Paired with: bakwendan vti

bakwendan vti bite a piece off it

Paired with: bakwem vta

bakwenjige vai s/he bites a piece off something

break off
bakibidoon vti2 snap it (something string-like) off

Paired with: bakibizh vta

bakibizh vta snap h/ (something string-like) off

Paired with: bakibidoon vti2

chop a piece off
bakwega' vta chop a piece off h/ (something of wood)

Paired with: bakwega'an vti

bakwega'an vti chops a piece off it (something of wood)

Paired with: bakwega' vta

cut a piece off
bakwezh vta cut a piece off h/

Paired with: bakwezhan vti

bakwezhan vti cut a piece off it

Paired with: bakwezh vta

bakwezhige vai s/he cuts pieces off something

snap off
bakibidoon vti2 snap it (something string-like) off

Paired with: bakibizh vta

bakibizh vta snap h/ (something string-like) off

Paired with: bakibidoon vti2

bakishkan vti snap it (something string-like) off (with foot or body)

Paired with: bakishkaw vta

bakishkaw vta snap h/ (something string-like) off (with foot or body)

Paired with: bakishkan vti

snip off
bakizh vta snip h/ (something string-like) off

Paired with: bakizhan vti

bakizhan vti cut it (string-like) off or through; snip it

Paired with: bakizh vta

tear a piece off
bakwebidamaw vta tear a piece of (it) off for h/

bakwebidoon vti2 tear a piece off of it

Paired with: bakwebizh vta

bakwebizh vta tear a piece off of h/

Paired with: bakwebidoon vti2

take a piece off using something
bakwe' vta take a piece off h/ using something

Paired with: bakwe'an vti

bakwe'an vti take a piece off it using something

Paired with: bakwe' vta

off
[away from]
adv
chase off
maajinizhikaw vta chase h/ off

Paired with: maajinizhikan vti

drift off on the waves
maadaa'an vii it drifts off on the waves

Paired with: maadaa'ogo vai

maadaa'ogo vai s/he drifts off on the waves

See also: maadaa'an vii

drift off on the current
maadaaboode vii it drifts off on the current

Paired with: maadaaboozo vai

maadaaboozo vai s/he drifts off on the current

Paired with: maadaaboode vii

drive off
maajiibide vii it starts running, starts operating; it drives off, speeds off

Paired with: maajiibizo vai

maajiibizo vai

Paired with: maajiibide vii

maajidaabii'iwe vai s/he starts driving, drives off, drives away

drive off with horses
maajidaabiiba'igo vai s/he drives off in a wagon

maajiiba'igo vai s/he rides off, drives off (drawn by horse or dog)

go off mad
maajiigidaazo vai s/he goes off angry, goes off mad

move off
maajise vii it begins, starts, moves off

Paired with: maajise vai

run off
maajiibatoo vai s/he starts to run, runs off

maajiiba'idiwag vai they start running together, run off together

send off
maajinaazha' vta send h/ off

maajinizha' vta send h/ off; start off in pursuit of h/

Paired with: maajinizha'an vti

start off
maajii- pv lex begin; start; start off

maadaawanidiwag vai they start off in a group

maajaa vai s/he leaves, goes off, departs

speed off
maajiibide vii it starts running, starts operating; it drives off, speeds off

Paired with: maajiibizo vai

maajiibizo vai

Paired with: maajiibide vii

start off on the ice
maadaadagaako vai s/he starts off on the ice

maajiiyaadagaako vai s/he starts off on the ice

offer
vt
offer
bagidin vta
  1. set h/ down; offer, release h/
  2. allow h/

Paired with: bagidinan vti

bagidinan vti
  1. allow it
  2. set it down; offer, release it

Paired with: bagidin vta

bagidinamaw vta set (it) down for h/; offer, release, allow (it) to h/

bagidinige vai s/he sets things down; offers, releases, allows things

bagidinigaade vii it is set down, offered, released, allowed (by someone), "they" set it down; offer, release, allow it

bagidinigaazo vai s/he is set down, offered, released (by someone), "they" set h/ down; offer, release h/

Paired with: bagidinigaade vii

offering
n
offering
bagijigan ni an offering, a gift

food offering
wiikondiwin ni a feast; a spirit dish: an offering of food at the start of a meal

make an offering
bagijige vai s/he makes an offering

make an offering of tobacco
biindaakoozh vta make an offering of tobacco to h/

Paired with: biindaakoodoon vti2

biindaakoodoon vti2 make an offering of tobacco to it

Paired with: biindaakoozh vta

biindaakoojige vai s/he makes an offering of tobacco

office
n
office
ozhibii'igewigamig ni an office

administrative office
ogimaawigamig ni an administrative office; a head office

head office
ogimaawigamig ni an administrative office; a head office