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steep
adj
steep bank
giishkadinaa vii it is a cliff, is a steep bank

steep rock face
giishkaabikaa vii it is a steep rock face

steer
vt
steer
aadikwe'an vti steer it

aadikwe'ige vai s/he steers

odaake vai
  1. s/he steers
  2. s/he governs, directs affairs

steer a certain way
inikwe' vta steer h/ a certain way

Paired with: inikwe'an vti

inikwe'an vti steer it a certain way

Paired with: inikwe' vta

steering wheel
n
steering wheel
aadikwe'igan ni a steering wheel

stem
n
pipe stem
okij ni a pipe stem

step
vi
step
dakokii vai s/he steps, takes a step

dadaakokii vai s/he steps, takes steps

misstep
wana'amii vai s/he missteps, is out of step

step on
dakokaadan vti step on it

Paired with: dakokaazh vta

dakokaazh vta step on h/

Paired with: dakokaadan vti

step over
baazhida' vta step over h/

Paired with: baazhida'an vti

baazhida'an vti step over it

Paired with: baazhida' vta

step in a certain way
ina'amii vai s/he walks, steps a certain way

step to the side
bake'amii vai s/he steps to the side (off the main way)

step
n
step
dakokiiwin ni a pace, a step (taken)

take a step or steps
dakokii vai s/he steps, takes a step

dadaakokii vai s/he steps, takes steps

take long steps
gagaanwa'amii vai s/he takes long steps

take short steps
dadaakwa'amii vai s/he takes short steps

stepdaughter
n
stepdaughter
nindoozhimikwem nad my stepdaughter

gidoozhimikwem nad your stepdaughter

odoozhimikweman nad h/ stepdaughter

stepfather
stepfather
nimishoomenh nad my stepfather; my uncle (parallel uncle: father's brother)

gimishoome nad your uncle (parallel uncle: father's brother); your stepfather

omishoomeyan nad h/ uncle (parallel uncle: father's brother); h/ stepfather

stepmother
stepmother
ninoshenh nad my stepmother; my aunt (parallel aunt: mother's sister)

ginoshenh nad your aunt (parallel aunt: mother's sister); your stepmother

onoshenyan nad h/ aunt (parallel aunt: mother's sister); h/ stepmother

stepson
n
stepson
ndoozhim nad my parallel nephew; my stepson

indoozhim nad
  1. my nephew (parallel nephew: a male's brother's son or a female's sister's son)
  2. my stepson

See also: nindoozhim nad

gidoozhim nad
  1. your nephew (parallel nephew: a male's brother's son or a female's sister's son)
  2. your stepson

odoozhiman nad
  1. h/ nephew (parallel nephew: male's brother's son or female's sister's son)
  2. h/ stepson