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thing
n
thing
ayi'ii pron psl I don't remember what; a thing

See also: aya'ii pron psl

be a certain thing
aawan vii it is a certain thing

Paired with: aawi vai

aawi vai s/he is a certain thing or being

Paired with: aawan vii

hand-made thing
ozhichigan ni something made, built, or formed: a hand-made thing, a manufactured thing, a product

manufactured thing
ozhichigan ni something made, built, or formed: a hand-made thing, a manufactured thing, a product

variety of things
anooj gegoo pron indf a variety of things; various things

think
vit
think
maaminonendam vai2 s/he thinks about, considers, realizes, notices something

maaminonendan vti think about, consider, realize, notice it; realize that it

Paired with: maaminonenim vta

maaminonenim vta think about, consider, realize about, notice about h/

Paired with: maaminonendan vti

naagadawendam vai2 s/he thinks

Paired with: naagadawenim vta

naanaagadawendam vai2 s/he considers, notices, thinks, reflects, realizes

come to think of
mikwendan vti recall, recollect, remember, come to think of it

Paired with: mikwenim vta

mikwenim vta recall, recollect, remember, come to think of h/

Paired with: mikwendan vti

I think that
ganabaj adv man I think that..., perhaps, maybe

quit thinking
boonenim vta forget, ignore h/; quit thinking or worrying about h/

Paired with: boonendan vti

boonenindiwag vai they quit thinking or worrying about each other

think about
naagadawenim vta think about h/

Paired with: naagadawendan vti

naagadawendan vti think about it

Paired with: naagadawenim vta

naanaagadawenim vta think about, consider, realize about, notice about h/

Paired with: naanaagadawendan vti

naanaagadawendan vti think about, consider, realize, notice it

Paired with: naanaagadawenim vta

think about going home
giiweyendam vai2 s/he thinks about returning or going home

think about returning
giiweyendam vai2 s/he thinks about returning or going home

think a certain way
inendam vai2
  1. s/he thinks a certain way
  2. s/he decides, agrees, consents

inendan vti think of it a certain way

Paired with: inenim vta

inenim vta think of h/ a certain way

Paired with: inendan vti

inendaagozi vai s/he has a certain destiny; s/he is thought of a certain way, seems to be a certain way

Paired with: inendaagwad vii

inendaagwad vii it is thought of a certain way, seems to be a certain way

Paired with: inendaagozi vai

think bad
maanendan vti think or consider it bad, poor, or disagreeable

Paired with: maanenim vta

maanenim vta think or consider h/ bad, poor, or disagreeable

Paired with: maanendan vti

maanendaagozi vai s/he is thought bad, is thought poor, is thought disagreeable

Paired with: maanendaagwad vii

maanendaagwad vii it is thought bad, is thought poor, is thought disagreeable

Paired with: maanendaagozi vai

think comical
wawiyadenim vta think h/ cute, think h/ funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendan vti

wawiyadendan vti think it cute, think it funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadenim vta

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

think cute
wawiyadendan vti think it cute, think it funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadenim vta

wawiyadenim vta think h/ cute, think h/ funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendan vti

wawiyadendaagozi vai s/he is thought cute, thought funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendaagwad vii

wawiyadendaagwad vii it is thought cute, thought funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendaagozi vai

think dangerous
naniizaanenim vta think h/ dangerous; think h/ to be in danger

Paired with: naniizaanendan vti

naniizaanendan vti think, consider it dangerous

Paired with: naniizaanenim vta

naniizaanendaagozi vai s/he is thought dangerous, is thought to be in danger

naniizaanendaagwad vii it is thought dangerous

think difficult
zanagendam vai2 s/he thinks things difficult, thinks things hard

zanagendan vti think it difficult, think it hard

Paired with: zanagenim vta

zanagenim vta think h/ difficult, think h/ hard

Paired with: zanagendan vti

think disagreeable
maanendan vti think or consider it bad, poor, or disagreeable

Paired with: maanenim vta

maanenim vta think or consider h/ bad, poor, or disagreeable

Paired with: maanendan vti

maanendaagozi vai s/he is thought bad, is thought poor, is thought disagreeable

Paired with: maanendaagwad vii

maanendaagwad vii it is thought bad, is thought poor, is thought disagreeable

Paired with: maanendaagozi vai

think disgusting
gagwaanisagendan vti think it terrible, think it disgusting

Paired with: gagwaanisagenim vta

gagwaanisagenim vta think h/ terrible, think h/ disgusting

Paired with: gagwaanisagendan vti

gagwaanisagendaagozi vai s/he is thought terrible, is thought disgusting

Paired with: gagwaanisagendaagwad vii

gagwaanisagendaagwad vii it is thought terrible, is thought disgusting

Paired with: gagwaanisagendaagozi vai

think fast
gizhiiyendam vai2 s/he thinks fast

think funny
wawiyadenim vta think h/ cute, think h/ funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendan vti

wawiyadendan vti think it cute, think it funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadenim vta

wawiyadendaagozi vai s/he is thought cute, thought funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendaagwad vii

wawiyadendaagwad vii it is thought cute, thought funny (comical)

Paired with: wawiyadendaagozi vai

think hard
zanagendam vai2 s/he thinks things difficult, thinks things hard

zanagendan vti think it difficult, think it hard

Paired with: zanagenim vta

zanagenim vta think h/ difficult, think h/ hard

Paired with: zanagendan vti

think highly
ishpenim vta think highly of h/

Paired with: ishpendan vti

think insignificant
agaasendan vti think little of it, think it insignificant

Paired with: agaasenim vta

agaasenim vta think h/ insignificant; think little of h/

Paired with: agaasendan vti

agaasendaagozi vai s/he is thought insignificant

Paired with: agaasendaagwad vii

agaasendaagwad vii it is thought insignificant

Paired with: agaasendaagozi vai

think light
naangendan vti think it light (in weight)

Paired with: naangenim vta

naangenim vta think h/ light in weight

Paired with: naangendan vti

think little of
agaasendan vti think little of it, think it insignificant

Paired with: agaasenim vta

agaasenim vta think h/ insignificant; think little of h/

Paired with: agaasendan vti

think near
beshwendaagozi vai s/he is thought near

Paired with: beshwendaagwad vii

beshwendaagwad vii it is thought near

Paired with: beshwendaagozi vai

beshwendan vti think it to be near or soon

Paired with: beshwenim vta

beshwenim vta think h/ to be near or near soon

Paired with: beshwendan vti

think of a certain way
inendaagwad vii it is thought of a certain way, seems to be a certain way

Paired with: inendaagozi vai

think poor
maanenim vta think or consider h/ bad, poor, or disagreeable

Paired with: maanendan vti

maanendan vti think or consider it bad, poor, or disagreeable

Paired with: maanenim vta

maanendaagozi vai s/he is thought bad, is thought poor, is thought disagreeable

Paired with: maanendaagwad vii

maanendaagwad vii it is thought bad, is thought poor, is thought disagreeable

Paired with: maanendaagozi vai

think right
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

gwayakwendaagozi vai s/he is thought right

Paired with: gwayakwendaagwad vii

gwayakwendaagwad vii it is thought right

Paired with: gwayakwendaagozi vai

think strange
mayagenim vta think h/ strange

Paired with: mayagendan vti

mayagendan vti think it strange

Paired with: mayagenim vta

mayagendaagwad vii it is thought strange

Paired with: mayagendaagozi vai

mayagendaagozi vai s/he is thought strange

Paired with: mayagendaagwad vii

think terrible
gagwaanisagendam vai2 s/he thinks things terrible, horrible, disgusting; s/he is horrified

gagwaanisagendan vti think it terrible, think it disgusting

Paired with: gagwaanisagenim vta

gagwaanisagenim vta think h/ terrible, think h/ disgusting

Paired with: gagwaanisagendan vti

gagwaanisagendaagozi vai s/he is thought terrible, is thought disgusting

Paired with: gagwaanisagendaagwad vii

gagwaanisagendaagwad vii it is thought terrible, is thought disgusting

Paired with: gagwaanisagendaagozi vai

think there is enough
debisewendam vai2 s/he feels satisfied, thinks there is enough

think to be in a certain place
danendan vti think, expect it to be in a certain place; have it in your mind

Paired with: danenim vta

danenim vta think, expect h/ to be in a certain place; have h/ in your mind

Paired with: danendan vti

think to be in danger
naniizaanenim vta think h/ dangerous; think h/ to be in danger

Paired with: naniizaanendan vti

think weak
niinamendan vti think it weak

See also: niinamenim vta

niinamenim vta think h/ weak

Paired with: niinamendan vti

zhaagwenim vta think h/ weak, have doubts about h/

Paired with: zhaagwendan vti

zhaagwendan vti think it weak

Paired with: zhaagwenim vta

think worthless
goopadendan vti think it worthless

Paired with: goopadenim vta

goopadenim vta think h/ worthless

Paired with: goopadendan vti

try to think
nanda-mikwendan vti try to think of it, try to remember it

Paired with: nanda-mikwenim vta

nanda-mikwenim vta try toi think of it, try to remember it

Paired with: nanda-mikwendan vti

third
adj
third
eko-nising adv loc the third

third day of the month
nisogonagizi vai it is the third (of a month); s/he is three days old

Paired with: nisogonagad vii

third person
pron
third person singular
gewiin pron per as for her; as for him; he too; her too; him too; she too

See also: gaye wiin pron per

wiin pron per he, she; her, him

See also: gaye wiin pron per ; gewiin pron per

wiineta pron per only she, only her; only he, only him; just him. just her

wiinitam pron per his turn, her turn; her next, him next

third person plural
gewiinawaa pron per as for them; them too; they too

See also: gaye wiinawaa pron per

wiinawaa pron per they, them

See also: gaye wiinawaa pron per ; gewiinawaa pron per

wiinetawaa pron per only they, only them; just them

wiinitamawaa pron per their turn, them next

thirst
n
suffer from thirst
gawaabaagwe vai s/he suffers from thirst

thirsty
adj
thirsty
giishkaabaagwe vai s/he is thirsty

noondeyaabaagwe vai [BL] s/he is thirsty

thirteen
qnt
thirteen
ashi-niswi adv num
  1. and three
  2. thirteen

thirteenth
adj
thirteenth day of the month
ashi-niswaginzo vai [BL] it is the thirteenth (of the month)

thirtieth
adj
thirtieth day of the month
nisimidanaweginzo vai [BL] it is the thirtieth (of the month)

thirty
qnt
thirty
nisimidana adv num thirty