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ridge
n
ridge
bimadinaa vii there is a ridge or range of hills or mountains extending along

oshedinaa vii there is a ridge

ridicule
vt
ridicule
baapinendan vti lack respect for it; make fun of, ridicule it

Paired with: baapinenim vta

baapinenim vta lack respect for h/; make fun of, ridicule h/

Paired with: baapinendan vti

baapinenindiwag vai they make fun of, ridicule each other; they lack respect for each other

rifle
n
rifle
anwii-baashkizigan ni a rifle

right
[correct]
adj
right
gwayak adv man
  1. straight
  2. right, correct

do right
gwayakochige vai s/he makes things right, does things right

hear right
gwayakotam vai2 s/he hears the right thing, finds out the truth

make right
gwayakochige vai s/he makes things right, does things right

think right
gwayakwendan vti think it right, correct; be sure, certain about it

Paired with: gwayakwenim vta

gwayakwenim vta think h/ is right, correct; be sure, certain about h/

Paired with: gwayakwendan vti

gwayakwendaagozi vai s/he is thought right

Paired with: gwayakwendaagwad vii

gwayakwendaagwad vii it is thought right

Paired with: gwayakwendaagozi vai

right hand
adj
right hand
gichinik ni a right hand

ring
n
ring
didibininjiibizon ni a ring

wear a ring
didibininjiibizo vai s/he wears a ring

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

Paired with: madweshim vta

ring
vi
ring
madwesin vii it makes noise dropping or hitting something, rings

Paired with: madweshin vai

madweshin vai s/he makes noise dropping or hiting, rings

Paired with: madwesin vii

rink
n
rink
zhooshkwaada'ewigamig ni a rink, a hockey arena

rinse
rinse
biitwaabaawadoon vti2 rinse it

Paired with: biitwaabaawazh vta

biitwaabaawazh vta rinse h/

Paired with: biitwaabaawadoon vti2