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pheasant
n
pheasant
mayagi-bine na a pheasant

[
ring-necked pheasant
Phasianus colchicus
]

phlegm
n
phlegm
agig na phlegm

phone
n
telephone
giigidowin ni
  1. a speech
  2. a telephone

giigidoo-biiwaabikoons ni a telephone; telephone wire

call on the phone
ganoozh vta address h/, speak to h/, call h/ (on the phone)

Paired with: ganoodan vti

phonograph
n
phonograph
gaagiigidoo-makakoons ni a device that speaks: a radio, a phonograph, a record player, a cd player

gidochigan ni [BL] a device that speaks: a radio, a phonograph, a record player, a cd player

nagamoo-makak ni a phonograph, a record player, a cd player

photograph
n
photograph
mazinaakizon ni a picture (of someone), a photograph (of someone)

mazinaakizowin ni a picture (of someone), a photograph (of someone)

photograph
vt
photograph
mazinaakizan vti take a picture of, photograph it

Paired with: mazinaakiz vta

mazinaakiz vta take a picture of, photograph h/

Paired with: mazinaakizan vti

mazinaakizige vai s/he takes a picture or pictures, photographs things

mazinaakide vii it is pictured, is photographed

Paired with: mazinaakizo vai

mazinaakizo vai s/he is pictured, is photographed

Paired with: mazinaakide vii

mazinaakizwi vta [NI]

mazinaakiz vta

photograph with
wiidaakizoom vta be photographed with h/

piano
n
piano
madwewechigan ni a musical instrument (especially a keyboard instrument): a piano, an organ

pick
[remove]
vt
pick
bakwajibidoon vti2 pick, pluck it; pull it out or off of something

Paired with: bakwajibizh vta

bakwajibizh vta pick, pluck h/; pull h/ off or out of something

Paired with: bakwajibidoon vti2

bakwajibidamaw vta pull it off or out of something for h/; pick, pluck it for h/

pick berries
mawinzo vai s/he picks berries

mawinzwaadan vti pick it (fruit or berries)

Paired with: mawinzwaazh vta

mawinzwaazh vta pick h/ (fruit or berries)

Paired with: mawinzwaadan vti

andawawinzo vai s/he goes to look for berries to pick

danawinzo vai s/he picks berries in a certain place

jaagawinzo vai s/he picks all the berries, picks over an area of berries

maadawinzo vai s/he starts to pick berries

nanaandawawinzo vai s/he looks all over for berries to pick

pick
[choose]
vt
pick
onaabam vta choose, select, pick h/ (by sight)

See also: onaabandan vti

onaabandan vti choose, select, pick it (by sight)

Paired with: onaabam vta

onaabandamaw vta choose, select, pick it (by sight) for h/

onaabanjige vai s/he chooses, selects, picks things (by sight)

onaabanjigaade vii it is chosen, selected, picked (by someone), "they" choose, select, pick it (by sight)

onaabanjigaazo vai s/he is chosen, selected, picked (by someone), "they" choose, select, pick h/ (by sight)

pick from
gagiigin vta select, pick, choose (the best) from h/

Paired with: gagiiginan vti

gagiiginan vti select, pick, choose (the best) from it

Paired with: gagiigin vta

pick
[remove something from]
vt
pick teeth
zhegwaabide'o vai s/he picks h/ teeth

zesegwaabide'o vai s/he picks h/ teeth