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stretch
vt
stretch a hide
naazhiiga'ige vai s/he stretches a hide

stretch a hide on a fur stretcher
zhiiba'wi vta stretch it (animate) out on a fur stretcher

zhiibaakwa' vta stretch it (animate) out on a fur stretcher

stretch body
zhiibii vai s/he stretches (h/ body)

stretch by pulling (sheet-like)
zhiibiigibidoon vti2 stretch it (by pulling)

Paired with: zhiibiigibizh vta

zhiibiigibizh vta stretch h/ (by pulling)

Paired with: zhiibiigibidoon vti2

zhiibiigibijige vai s/he stretches things (by pulling)

zhiibiigibidamaw vta stretch (it) for h/ (by pulling)

zhiibiigibijigaade vii it is stretched (by someone) (by pulling), "they" stretch it (by pulling)

zhiibiigibijigaazo vai s/he is stretched (by someone) (by pulling), "they" stretch it (by pulling)

stretch using something (sheet-like)
zhiibiiga' vta stretch h/ (using something)

Paired with: zhiibiiga'an vti

zhiibiiga'an vti stretch it (using something)

Paired with: zhiibiiga' vta

stretcher
n
hide stretcher
naazhiiga'igan ni a hide stretcher

zhiibaakwa'ataan ni a flat hide stretcher (especially for muskrats)

strike
vt
strike
bakite' vta hit, strike h/

Paired with: bakite'an vti

bakite'an vti hit, strike it

Paired with: bakite' vta

bakite'ige vai s/he hits, strikes things

bakite'igaade vii it is hit, struck (by someone), "they" hit, strike it

Paired with: bakite'igaazo vai

bakite'igaazo vai s/he is hit, struck (by someone), "they" hit, strike h/

Paired with: bakite'igaade vii

bakite'odiwag vai they hit, strike each other

strike with lightning
baagijigaade vii it is struck with lightning

Paired with: baagijigaazo vai

baagijigaazo vai s/he is struck with lightning

Paired with: baagijigaade vii

string
n
string
biiminakwaanens ni string, a string

make string
biiminakwe vai s/he twists fiber to make cord, string, rope, or twine

bowstring
achaab ni a bowstring

drawstring
giboobijigan ni something used to pull things shut: a drawstring, a zipper

giboobijiganeyaab ni a drawstring

guitar string
string
[put thread or string through]
vt
string
naabidoo' vta thread h/; string h/ (e.g., beads)

naabidoo'an vti thread, string it; bead it (by loomwork)

Paired with: naabidoo' vta

naabidoo'ige vai s/he threads, strings, beads things

string
vt
string across
aazhawaabiiginan vti string it across

Paired with: aazhawaabiigin vta

aazhawaabiigin vta string h/ (as a net) across

Paired with: aazhawaabiiginan vti

stripe
n
have a stripe
beshaa vii it has a line, has a stripe

Paired with: beshizi vai

beshizi vai s/he has a line, has a stripe

Paired with: beshaa vii

mark with a stripe
beshibii' vta mark h/ with a stripe

Paired with: beshibii'an vti

beshibii'an vti mark it with a line or stripe

Paired with: beshibii' vta

beshibii'ige vai s/he marks things with a line or stripe

striped
adj
striped bird tail
beshaakwanashkidii vai s/he (a bird) has a striped tail

striped wings
bepeshiningwii vai s/he has striped wings

strips
n
cut into strips
baanizhan vti cut it into strips, filet it

Paired with: baanizh vta

cut meat into strips
baanizhaawe vai s/he cuts meat into strips for preservation, filets fish

stroke
n
have a stroke
niboowise vai s/he becomes paralyzed; s/he falls ill from bad medicine; s/he has a stroke