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rip
vt
rip
biigobidoon vti2 rip, tear it up

Paired with: biigobizh vta

biigobizh vta rip, tear h/ up

Paired with: biigobidoon vti2

biigobijige vai s/he tears, rips things

biigobijigaade vii it is torn, ripped (by someone), "they" tear, rip it

Paired with: biigobijigaazo vai

biigobijigaazo vai s/he is torn, ripped (by someone), "they" tear, rip h/

Paired with: biigobijigaade vii

rip open
aabibidoon vti2 rip it open; unravel it

Paired with: aabibizh vta

aabibizh vta rip h/ open; unravel h/

Paired with: aabibidoon vti2

rip
vi
rip
giishkikaa vai s/he tears, rips

Paired with: giishkikaa vii

giishkikaa vii it tears, rips

Paired with: giishkikaa vai

ripe
adj
ripe
adite vii
  1. it is ripe (of a fruit or berry)
  2. it is dyed, colored

Paired with: adiso vai

adiso vai
  1. s/he is ripe (of a fruit or berry)
  2. s/he is dyed, colored

Paired with: adite vii See also: atiso vai

atite vii it is ripe

Paired with: atiso vai See also: adite vii

atiso vai s/he is ripe

Paired with: atite vii See also: adiso vai

ripple
n
flow with a ripple
zaasijiwan vii it flows with a ripple

ripsaw
n
ripsaw
daashkiboojigan na a saw mill. a ripsaw

rise
vi
rise
mooka'am vai2 s/he (the sun) rises = it is sunrise

river
n
river
ziibi ni a river

across the river
agaaming adv loc on the other side of a body of water (a lake, a river), across a body of water (a lake, a river)

agaami-ziibi adv loc across the river

by a river
jiigi-ziibi adv loc by a river

narrow river
agaasadetigweyaa vii it (a river) is narrow

river branches
baketigweyaa vii it (a river) goes off to the side, is a tributary

river divides
baketigweyaa vii it (a river) goes off to the side, is a tributary

river ends
river flows along
bimitigweyaa vii it (a river) flows along, flows by

river flows around a bend
washkitigweyaa vii it (a river) flows around a bend

river flows to a certain place
izhitigweyaa vii it (river) flows a certain way, flows to a certain place

river forks
niingidawitigweyaa vii it (a river) forks

sharp bend in river
biskitigweyaa vii the river has a sharp bend in it

wide river
mangitigweyaa vii it (a river) is wide

mangadetigweyaa vii it is wide river

wild rice river
manoominitigweyaa vii it (a river) has wild rice growing in it

roach
n
roach headdress
miskwaanzigan ni a roach headdress

make a roach headress
miskwaanziganike vai s/he makes a roach (headdress)

road
n
road
miikana ni a road, a trail, a path

miikanaawan vii it is a road, is a trail

across the road or trail
agaamikana adv loc on the other side of the road or trail, across the road or trail

along the side of the road or trail
opimekana adv loc along the side of the road or trail

asphalt road
bigii-miikana ni an asphalt road

bad road or trail
maanadamon vii [S] it (road or trail) is bad, is poor

maanamon vii it (road or trail) is bad, is poor

by a road or trail
jiigikana adv loc by a road or trail

concrete road
asinii-miikana ni a concrete paved road

crossroads
aazhoomon vii it is a crossroads

end of the road or trail
gabekana adv loc at the end of the road or trail

good road or trail
minwamon vii it is a good road or trail

gravel road
bingwii-miikana ni a gravel road

hairpin turn
biskamon vii it (road, trail) makes a hairpin turn

halfway on the road or trail
aabitawikana adv loc halfway on the road or trail

make a road or trail
miikanaake vai s/he makes a road or trail

middle of the road or trail
naawikana adv loc in the middle of the road or trail

narrow road or trail
agaasademon vii it is a narrow road or trail

other side of the road or trail
agaamikana adv loc on the other side of the road or trail, across the road or trail

paved road
asinii-miikana ni a concrete paved road

road or trail goes off to the side
bakemon vii it (road or trail) leads off to the side, is a side road

road or trail leads along
bimamon vii it (road or trail) leads along

road or trail leads downhill
niisaakiiwemon vii it (road or trail) leads downhill

road or trail leads from a certain place
ondamon vii [BL] it (road or trail) comes from a certain place; it leads from there

ondadamon vii it (road or trail) leads from a certain place

road or trail leads inland
gopamon vii it (road or trail) leads inland

road or trail leads to a certain place
inamon vii it leads to a certain place (as a road or trail)

road or trail leads to the shore
madaabiimon vii it (road or trail) leads to the shore

road or trail leads uphill
ogidaakiiwemon vii [RL] it (a road or trail) leads uphill

short road or trail
dakwamon vii it (road or trail) is short

slippery road or trail
ozhaashadamon vii it (road or trail) is slippery

ozhaashamon vii it (road or trail) is slippery

so long a road or trail
akwamon vii it (road or trail) is a certain length, is so long

so wide a road or trail
inigokwademon vii it (road or trail) is a certain with, is so wide

straight road
gwayakwamon vti it (road or trail) is straight

this side of the road or trail
ondaasikana adv loc on this side of the road or trail

wide road or trail
mangademon vii it is wide (as a road or trail)

road worker
n
road worker
miikanaakewinini na a road worker