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stand
n
hunting stand
akandoowin ni a hunting stand or scaffold, a blind

See also: akandoowaagan ni ; mitigo-akandoowin ni

mitigo-akandoowin ni a hunting stand in a tree

akandoowaagan ni a hunting stand or scaffold, a blind

akandoo vai s/he lies in wait, ambushes, posts for game (using a hunting stand or blind) fold)

stand up
[extend]
vi
stand up from a surface
badakide vii it sticks up, stands, stands up (from a surface), is planted in

badakizo vai s/he sticks up, stands up (from a surface), is planted in

Paired with: badakide vii

star
n
star
anang na a star

many stars
anangokaa vii there are (many) stars

start
[begin]
vi
start
maajii- pv lex begin; start; start off

maadakamigad vii it starts, begins (as an event)

Paired with: maadakamigizi vai

maadakamigizi vai s/he starts, begins (in some event)

Paired with: maadakamigad vii

maajise vii it begins, starts, moves off

Paired with: maajise vai

start doing something
maajitaa vai s/he starts doing something, sets to work

start cooking
maadizekwe vai s/he starts cooking

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

start eating
maadam vta start eating, start chewing h/

Paired with: maadandan vti

maadandan vti start eating, start chewing it

Paired with: maadam vta

maadanjige vai s/he starts eating, starts chewing

start smoking
maadanoozo vai s/he starts smoking (tobacco)

start to drip
maajigaa vii it starts to leak, drip; it starts to run with sap

start to flee
maajiiba'iwe vai s/he runs away from someone in fear, flees

start to float off
maadaaboozo vai s/he drifts off on the current

Paired with: maadaaboode vii

start to flow
maajijiwan vii it starts to flow

start to get sick
mizizi vai s/he catches a disease; s/he starts to get sick

start growing
maajiigi vai s/he starts growing, grows up

Paired with: maajiigin vii

maajiigin vii it starts growing, grows up

Paired with: maajiigi vai

start to leak
maajigaa vii it starts to leak, drip; it starts to run with sap

start to make
maaji' vta start making h/

Paired with: maajitoon vti2

maajitoon vti2 start making it

Paired with: maaji' vta

start to move
maajiishkaa vii it starts to move

Paired with: maajiishkaa vai

maajiishkaa vai s/he starts to move

Paired with: maajiishkaa vii

start raining
maajibiisaa vii it starts raining

See also: maajibiisaan vii [BL]

maajibiisaan vii [BL] it starts raining

See also: maajibiisaa vii

start to run
maajiibide vii it starts running, starts operating; it drives off, speeds off

Paired with: maajiibizo vai

maajiibizo vai s/he starts running, starts operating; s/he drives off, speeds off

Paired with: maajiibide vii

start to run off with
maajiiba' vta start running with, run off with h/

start to run with sap
maajigaa vii it starts to leak, drip; it starts to run with sap

start singing
maajii'am vai2 s/he starts to sing

maada'amaazo vai s/he starts singing

start to snow
maajipon vii it starts to snow

start to tell
maadaajim vta start telling of h/

Paired with: maadaadodan vti

maadaajimo vai s/he starts to tell

maadaajimotaw vta start telling (it) to h/

maadaadodan vti start telling about it

Paired with: maadaajim vta

start working
maadanokii vai s/he starts working

maadanokaadan vti start working on it

Paired with: maadanokaazh vta

maadanokaazh vta start working on h/

Paired with: maadanokaadan vti

maajiikan vti start working on it

Paired with: maajiikaw vta

maajiikaw vta start working on h/

wind starts
maadaanimad vii the wind starts to blow; the wind picks up

start
[leave]
vi
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

start off on a journey
maadaadizi vai s/he starts a journey

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

maajiiyaadagaako vai s/he starts off on the ice

start
[operate]
vt
start
maajiishkaa' vta start h/ (e.g., a car, clock)

Paired with: maajiishkaatoon vti2

maajiishkaatoon vti2 start it

Paired with: maajiishkaa' vta

maadwewebizoni' vta start h/ (e.g., a car)

startle
vt
startle
goshko' vta startle, surprise h/

startle verbally
goshkom vta startle, surprise h/ (verbally)

startled
adj
startled
goshkokaa vai s/he is surprised, is startled

starve
vi
starve
gawanaandam vai2 s/he starves

station
n
gas station
police station
dakoniwewigamig ni a police station