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

sunset
n
sunset
bangishimon vii it sets as the sun, is sunset

bangishimo vai s/he (the sun) sets

superintendent
n
school superintendent
gichi-gikinoo'amaagewikwe na a school superintendent (female)

gichi-gikinoo'amaagewinini n a school superintendent (male)

supper
n
eat supper
onaagoshi-miijin vti3 eat it for supper

onaagoshi-wiisini vai s/he eats supper

support
[aid, take care of]
vt
support
bami' vta take care of, look after, support, provide for, adopt h/

Paired with: bamitoon vti2

supported one
bami'aagan na a supported one, an adopted one; a pet

support
[hold up]
vt
support by hand
aasonan vti steady it; support it (with hand)

Paired with: aason vta

aason vta support h/ (with hand); take care of, look after, support, provide for, adopt h/

Paired with: aasonan vti

aasonamaw vta support (it) for h/ (with hand)

aasonige vai s/he supports things (with hand)

sure
adv
sure
enange pc disc sure! you bet!; you bet

geget adv man sure, certainly, really, indeed

See also: gaawiin geget adv phr

sure about
gwayakwendam vai2 s/he thinks correctly; s/he is sure, certain about something

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

surface
n
level surface
desaa vii it is a level surface

on a bare surface
michayi'ii adv loc on the floor; on the ground

See also: michaya'ii adv loc [N]

prop up to be a level surface
desa'an vti prop it up to be a level surface

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

stick in a surface
badakise vai s/he falls on or hits something and sticks into it

Paired with: badakise vii

badakise vii it falls on or hits something and sticks into it

Paired with: badakise vai

writing surface
apibii'igan ni something to write on: a desk

surface
vi
surface
mookii vai s/he emerges, surfaces, comes out of somewhere

surface in the water
mooshkamo vai s/he surfaces (in the water), comes up out of the water

surprise
vt
surprise
goshko' vta startle, surprise h/

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