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thirty-first
adj
thirty-first day of the month
nisimidana-shi-bezhigwaginzo vai [BL] it is the thirty-first (of the month)

this
pron
this
wa'aw pron dem this (animate singular)

See also: wa'a pron dem ; wa'awe pron dem [N]

wa'awe pron dem [N] this (animate singular)

See also: wa'aw pron dem

o'ow pron dem this (inanimate singular)

See also: o'owe pron dem [N]

o'o pron dem this (inanimate singular)

See also: o'ow pron dem ; o'owe pron dem [N] ; yo'o pron dem ; yo'ow pron dem

o'owe pron dem [N] this (inanimate singular)

See also: o'ow pron dem

onow pron dem these (animate obviative); this (animate obviative)

See also: onowe pron dem [N] ; ono pron dem

onowe pron dem [N] these (animate obviative); this (animate obviative)

See also: onow pron dem ; ono pron dem

this over here
o'owedi pron dem this over here (inanimate singular)

See also: owedi pron dem

wa'awedi pron dem this over here (animate singular)

onowedin pron dem these over here [inanimate plural demonstrative]; this/these over here [obviative demonstrative]

See also: onowedi pron dem

at this time
azhigwa adv tmp already; at this time; now; then

See also: zhigwa adv tmp

zhigwa adv tmp already; at this time; now; then

See also: azhigwa adv tmp

those
pron
those
ingiw pron dem [LL] [ML] those (animate plural)

See also: igiw pron dem [N] ; igiweg pron dem [N]

agiw pron dem those (animate plural)

igiw pron dem [N] those (animate plural)

See also: igiweg pron dem [N] ; ingiw pron dem [LL] [ML]

igiweg pron dem [N] those (animate plural)

See also: igiw pron dem [N] ; ingiw pron dem [LL] [ML]

iniw pron dem that (animate obviative); those (animate obviative)

See also: iniwe pron dem ; iniwen pron dem

iniwe pron dem that (animate obviative); those (animate obviative)

See also: iniw pron dem ; iniwen pron dem

iniw pron dem those (inanimate plural)

See also: iniwe pron dem [N]

iniwe pron dem [N] those (inanimate plural)

See also: iniw pron dem

those over there
ingiwedig pron dem [LL] [ML] those over there (animate plural)

iniwedi pron dem that over there (animate obviative); those over there (animate obviative)

See also: iniwedin pron dem

igiwedi pron dem [BL] those over there (animate plural)

See also: igiwedig pron dem [N]

igiwedig pron dem [N] those over there (animate plural)

thought
adj
thought of a certain way
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

thought sickly
aakoziiwendaagozi vai s/he is thought sickly

thoughts
n
proud thoughts
maminaadendam vai2 s/he has proud thoughts, has an arrogant attitude

thousand
qnt
thousand
midaaswaak adv num thousand

certain number of thousands
dasosagoons adv num a certain number of thousands; so many thousand

so many thousand
dasosagoons adv num a certain number of thousands; so many thousand

one thousand
ingodosagoons adv num one thousand

See also: ningodosagoons adv num

ningodosagoons adv num one thousand

See also: ingodosagoons adv num

two thousand
niizhosagoons adv num two thousand

three thousand
nisosagoons adv num three thousand

four thousand
niiwosagoons adv num four thousand

niiyosagoons adv num four thousand

See also: niiwosagoons adv num

five thousand
naanosagoons adv num five thousand

six thousand
ingodwaasosagoons adv num six thousand

See also: ningodwaasosagoons adv num

ningodwaasosagoons adv num six thousand

See also: ingodwaasosagoons adv num

seven thousand
niizhwaasosagoons adv num seven thousand

eight thousand
ishwaasosagoons adv num eight thousand

See also: nishwaasosagoons adv num

nishwaasosagoons adv num eight thousand

See also: ishwaasosagoons adv num

nine thousand
zhaangasosagoons adv num nine thousand

ten thousand
midaasosagoons adv num ten thousand

thread
vt
thread
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

thread correctly
gwayakwaabidoo'an vti thread it correctly, bead it correctly (on a bead loom)

thread
n
thread
asabaab ni thread

asabaabis na [BL] thread

sewing thread
gashkigwaasoneyaab ni sewing thread

threatening
adj
threatening clouds
zegaanakwad vii there are storm clouds, threatening clouds

threatening wind
zegaanimad vii it is a fierce wind, a threatening wind

three
qnt
three
niso- pv qnt three

niswi adv num three

nisinoon vii they (inanimate) are three, there are three of them

Paired with: nisiwag vai

nisiwag vai they (animate) are three, there are three of them

Paired with: nisinoon vii

and three
ashi-niso- pv qnt and three

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

three acres
niso-diba'igaans adv num
  1. three minutes
  2. three acres

three bags
nisooshkimod adv num three bags

nisooshkin adv num three bags

three boatloads
nisoonag adv num three boats or canoes, three boatloads

three boats
nisoonag adv num three boats or canoes, three boatloads

three canoes
nisoonag adv num three boats or canoes, three boatloads

three days
niso-giizhik adv num three days

nisogon adv num three days

nisogonagad vii it is three days

Paired with: nisogonagizi vai

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

Paired with: nisogonagad vii

three dollars
niswaabik adv num three dollars

three each
neniswi adv num three each

three feet
niso-mizid adv num [NI] three feet

nisozid adv num three feet

three hours
niso-diba'igan adv num
  1. three hours
  2. three miles

three hundred
niswaak adv num three hundred

three inches
niso-mininj adv num [NI] three inches

nisoninj adv num three inches

three lie
nisooshinoog vai three of them lie together

three miles
niso-diba'igan adv num
  1. three hours
  2. three miles

three minutes
niso-diba'igaans adv num
  1. three minutes
  2. three acres

three months
niso-giizis adv num three months

niso-giiziswagad vii it is three months

Paired with: niso-giiziswagizi vai

three nights
niso-dibik adv num three nights

three o'clock
niso-diba'iganed vii [S] it is three o'clock

niso-diba'igane vii [N] it is three o'clock

niso-diba'iganeyaa vii [BL] it is three o'clock

three pairs
niswewaan adv num three sets, three pairs

three pieces of something sheet-like
nisweg adv num three pieces of something sheet-like

three pounds
niso-dibaabiishkoojigan adv num three pounds

three sets
niswewaan adv num three sets, three pairs

three sit
nisoobiwag vai three of them sit together; three of them are at home

three stand
nisoogaabawiwag vai three of them stand together

three thousand
nisosagoons adv num three thousand

three times
nising adv tmp three times; thrice

three weeks
niso-anama'e-giizhigad vii it is three weeks

niso-anama'e-giizhik adv num three weeks

niso-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is three weeks

three years
niso-biboon adv num three years; three winters

niso-biboonagad vii it is three years

niso-gikinoonowin adv num three years

three years old
niso-biboonagizi vai s/he is three years old

tie three
nisoopidoon vti2 tie three of them (inanimate) together

Paired with: nisoopizh vta

nisoopizh vta tie, hitch three of them (animate) together

nisoopidewan vii three of them (inanimate) are tied together

Paired with: nisoopizowag vai

nisoopizowag vai three of them (animate) are tied together, are hitched together

Paired with: nisoopidewan vii