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tissue
n
toilet tissue
giziindime'on ni toilet tissue

to
prep
to
izhi- pv rel in a certain way; so; there; thus; to a certain place

chase to a certain place
izhinaazhikaw vta chase h/ to a certain place; send h/ to a certain place

izhinizhikaw vta chase h/ to a certain place

carry a baby to a certain place on back
inoomaawaso vai s/he carries a baby to a certain place on h/ back

carry a pack to a certain place
izhiwane vai s/he carries a pack to a certain place

carry to a certain place
izhiwidamaw vta take, carry (it) for h/ to a certain place

izhiwidoon vti2 take, carry it to a certain place

Paired with: izhiwizh vta

izhiwijigaade vii it is taken, carried to a certain place (by someone), "they" take, carry it to a certain place

izhiwijigaazo vai s/he is taken, carried to a certain place (by someone), "they" take, carry it to a certain place

izhiwizh vta take, carry h/ to a certain place

Paired with: izhiwidoon vti2

carry to a certain place on back
inoom vta carry h/ to a certain place on h/ back

Paired with: inoondan vti

inoondan vti carry it to a certain place on h/ back

Paired with: inoom vta

carry to the shore
madaabiiwidamaw vta take, carry (it) down to the shore for h/

madaabiiwidoon vti2 take, carry it down to the shore

Paired with: madaabiiwizh vta

madaabiiwizh vta take, carry h/ down to the shore

Paired with: madaabiiwidoon vti2

climb to certain place
inaandawe vai s/he climbs a certain way, climbs to a certain place

close to it
jiigaya'ii adv loc along it; by it

See also: jiigayi'ii adv loc

coming up to in time
ani- pv dir coming up to in time; going away; in progress; on the way

See also: ni- pv dir

crawl to a certain place
inoode vai s/he crawls a certain way, crawls to a certain place

drag to a certain place
izhidaabaadan vti drag, pull it to a certain place

Paired with: izhidaabaazh vta

izhidaabaazh vta drag, pull h/ to a certain place

Paired with: izhidaabaadan vti

izhidaabii vai s/he drags a load to a certain place

drive to a certain place
ipide vii it speeds, drives, flies to a certain place

Paired with: ipizo vai

ipizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies to a certain place

Paired with: ipide vii

izhidaabii'iwe vai s/he drives to a certain place

drive to a certain place
ipizoni' vta drive h/ to a certain place

Paired with: ipizonitoon vti2

ipizonitoon vti2 drive it to a certain place

Paired with: ipizoni' vta

drive off to the side
bakebide vii it drives off to the side; it speeds, drives, falls off to the side, off the main path

Paired with: bakebizo vai

bakebizo vai s/he speeds, drives, falls off to the side, off the main path

Paired with: bakebide vii

flow to a certain place
izhijiwan vii it flows a certain way, flows to a certain place

fly to a certain place
ipide vii it speeds, drives, flies to a certain place

Paired with: ipizo vai

ipizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies to a certain place

Paired with: ipide vii

izhise vai s/he flies to a certain place

Paired with: izhise vii

izhise vii
  1. it flies to a certain place
  2. it passes (as time)

Paired with: izhise vai

follow a trail to a certain place
ina'adoo vai s/he walks a certain way or to a certain place on a trail

ina'adoon vti2 follow it as a trail to a certain place

Paired with: ina'azh vta

ina'azh vta follow h/ trail to a certain place

Paired with: ina'adoon vti2

go off to the side
bake vai s/he goes off to the side

go over somewhere to
awi- pv dir go somewhere to do something, go over there to...

See also: o- pv dir

o- pv dir go somewhere to do something, go over there to...

See also: awi- pv dir

go to a certain place
izhaa vai s/he goes to a certain place

Paired with: izhaamagad vii

izhaamagad vii it goes to a certain place

Paired with: izhaa vai

go to a certain place crying
inademo vai s/he cries a certain way, goes to a certain place crying

go to a certain place hungry
inanaandam vai2 s/he goes to a certain place hungry

go to a certain place on the ice
inaadagaako vai s/he goes to a certain place on the ice

go to a certain place singing
ina'amaazo vai s/he goes to a certain place singing, sings to h/ self a certain way

go to a certain place with light
inaazakonenjige vai s/he goes to a certain place with light, shines a light to a certain place

go to bed
gawishimo vai s/he lies down, goes to bed

go to school
gikinoo'amaagozi vai s/he is taught, is instructed, goes to school

go to the end
gabeshkaa vai s/he goes, comes to the end

gabeshkan vti go to the end of it; pass by or through to the end of it; complete, pass through it; succeed in it

wayekwaashkaa vii [S] it goes, comes to the end

Paired with: wayekwaashkaa vai [S] See also: wekwaashkaa vii [N]

wayekwaashkaa vai [S] s/he goes, comes to the end

Paired with: wayekwaashkaa vii [S] See also: wekwaashkaa vai [N]

wayekwaashkan vti [S] go, come to the end of it

Paired with: wayekwaashkaw vta [S] See also: wekwaashkan vti [N]

wayekwaashkaw vta [S] go, come to the end of h/

Paired with: wayekwaashkan vti [S] See also: wekwaashkaw vta

wekwaashkaa vii [N] it goes, comes to the end

Paired with: wekwaashkaa vai [N] See also: wayekwaashkaa vii [S]

wekwaashkaa vai [N] s/he goes, comes to the end

Paired with: wekwaashkaa vii [N] See also: wayekwaashkaa vai [S]

wekwaashkan vti [N] go, come to the end of it

Paired with: wekwaashkaw vta See also: wayekwaashkan vti [S]

wekwaashkaw vta go, come to the end of h/

Paired with: wekwaashkan vti [N] See also: wayekwaashkaw vta [S]

go to the shore
madaabii vai s/he goes down to shore (or an open place)

go to the toilet
zaaga'am vai2
  1. s/he goes out, exits
  2. s/he goes to the toilet

haul to a certain place
inaawadoon vti2 haul it to a certain place

Paired with: inaawazh vta

inaawazh vta haul h/ to a certain place

Paired with: inaawadoon vti2

heard running to a certain place
inwewebatoo vai s/he is heard running to a certain place

heard speaking going to a certain place
inwewidam vai s/he is heard speaking going to a certain place

hire to go to a certain place
inanoozh vta hire h/ to do a certain job, hire h/ to go to a certain place

leave tracks going to a certain place
izhikawe vai s/he leaves tracks going to a certain place

look to a certain place
inaabi vai s/he looks to a certain place, peeks

move to a new place (to live)
aanjigozi vai s/he moves to another place to live

paddle to a certain place
ina'o vai s/he paddles a certain way or to a certain place

inakwazhiwe vai
  1. s/he paddles a certain way, paddles to a certain place
  2. s/he swims to a certain place (as a fish)

pole a boat to a certain place
ina'oodoo vai s/he poles a boat to a certain place

ride to a certain place
apa'igo vai s/he rides to a certain place, drives to a certain place (drawn by horse or dog)

See also: ipa'igo vai

river flows to a certain place
izhitigweyaa vii it (river) flows a certain way, flows to a certain place

road or trail goes off to the side
bakemon vii it (road or trail) leads off to the side, is a side road

road or trail leads to a certain place
inamon vii it leads to a certain place (as a road or trail)

run off to the side
bakebatoo vai s/he runs off to the side, off the main path

run away to a certain place
apa'iwe vai s/he runs away from someone to a certain place

run to a certain place
apatoo vai s/he runs in a certain way; s/he runs to a certain place

apa'idiwag vai they run to a certain place together

apa'iwe vai s/he runs away from someone to a certain place

inaadagaakobatoo vai s/he runs to a certain place on the ice

inwewebatoo vai s/he is heard running to a certain place

run to a certain place in flight
izhinizhimo vai s/he runs to a certain place in flight

run to the shore
madaabiibatoo vai s/he runs down to the shore

sail to a certain place
inaashi vai s/he is blown to a certain place or in a certain way (by the wind); sails, soars to a certain place or in a certain waysoars, sails to a certain place

Paired with: inaasin vii

inaasin vii it is blown to a certain place or in a certain way (by the wind); sails, soars to a certain place or in a certain way; it sails to a certain place

send smoke to a certain place
inaabasige vai s/he sends smoke to a certain place

send to a certain place
izhinaazhikaw vta chase h/ to a certain place; send h/ to a certain place

izhinizha' vta chase h/ to a certain place; send h/ to a certain place

Paired with: izhinizha'an vti

izhinizha'amaw vta send (it) to h/ to a certain place

izhinizha'an vti send it to a certain place

Paired with: izhinizha' vta

izhinizha'igaazo vai s/he is sent to a certain place (by someone), "they" send h/ to a certain place

izhinizha'ige vai s/he sends things to a certain place

izhinizha'igaade vii it is sent to a certain place (by someone), "they" send it to a certain place

skate to a certain place
inaada'e vai s/he skates a cetain way, skates to a certain place

speed off to the side
bakebide vii it drives off to the side; it speeds, drives, falls off to the side, off the main path

Paired with: bakebizo vai

bakebizo vai s/he speeds, drives, falls off to the side, off the main path

Paired with: bakebide vii

speed to a certain place
ipide vii it speeds, drives, flies to a certain place

Paired with: ipizo vai

ipizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies to a certain place

Paired with: ipide vii

swim to a certain place
inaadagaa vai s/he swims a certain way, swims to a certain place

See also: inaadage vai

inaadage vai s/he swims a certain way, swims to a certain place

See also: inaadagaa vai

inakwazhiwe vai
  1. s/he paddles a certain way, paddles to a certain place
  2. s/he swims to a certain place (as a fish)

take to a certain place
izhiwidaw vta take, carry (it) for h/ to a certain place

izhiwidoon vti2 take, carry it to a certain place

Paired with: izhiwizh vta

izhiwijigaade vii it is taken, carried to a certain place (by someone), "they" take, carry it to a certain place

izhiwijigaazo vai s/he is taken, carried to a certain place (by someone), "they" take, carry it to a certain place

izhiwijige vai s/he takes something to a certain place

izhiwizh vta take, carry h/ to a certain place

Paired with: izhiwidoon vti2

take to a certain place by boat
ina'oodoon vti2 take it to a certain place by boat

Paired with: ina'oozh vta

ina'oozh vta take h/ to a certain place by boat

Paired with: ina'oodoon vti2

take to the shore
madaabiiwidamaw vta take, carry (it) down to the shore for h/

madaabiiwidoon vti2 take, carry it down to the shore

Paired with: madaabiiwizh vta

madaabiiwizh vta take, carry h/ down to the shore

Paired with: madaabiiwidoon vti2

take down to the lake
madaabiiwidoon vti2 take, carry it down to the shore

Paired with: madaabiiwizh vta

madaabiiwizh vta take, carry h/ down to the shore

Paired with: madaabiiwidoon vti2

madaabiiwijige vai s/he takes, carries things down to the shore

madaabiiwijigaade vii it is taken, carried down to the shore (by someone), "they" take, carry it down to the shore

madaabiiwijigaazo vai s/he is taken, carried down to the shore (by someone), "they" take, carry h/ down to the shore

madaabiiwidamaw vta take, carry (it) down to the shore for h/

to a certain place
izhi- pv rel in a certain way; so; there; thus; to a certain place

travel to a certain place
inaawanidiwag vai they travel in a group to a certain place

to the east
waabanong adv loc in the east; to the east

to the south
zhaawanong adv loc in, to, from the south

wade to a certain place
inaadagaazii vai s/he wades to a certain place

walk along shore to a certain place
inaazhagaame vai s/he walks along shore to a certain place

walk to certain place
inose vai s/he walks in a certain way, walks to a certain place

waves come in to shore
agwaayaashkaa vii waves come ashore

biidaashkaa vii waves come here

toad
n
toad
obiigomakakii na a toad

toast
vt
toast brown
ozaawaakizan vti toast it, brown it (by fire)

Paired with: ozaawaakiz vta

ozaawaakiz vta toast h/, brown h/ (by fire)

Paired with: ozaawaakizan vti

ozaawaakizige vai s/he toasts something, browns something (by fire)

ozaawaakizigaade vii it is toasted, is browned (by fire) (by someone), "they" toast it, brown it

ozaawaakide vii it is toasted, is browned (by fire)

Paired with: ozaawaakizo vai

ozaawaakizo vai s/he is toasted, is browned (by fire)

See also: ozaawaakide vii

toaster
n
toaster
ozaawaakizigan ni a toaster

bakwezhigani-ozaawaakizigan ni a toaster

tobacco
n
tobacco
asemaa na tobacco

chew snuff or tobacco
biindaakwe vai s/he chews tobacco

chew tobacco
agwanenjige vai s/he chews tobacco; s/he holds things in h/ mouth; s/he puts things in h/ (own) mouth

biindaakwe vai s/he chews tobacco

make an offering of tobacco
biindaakoozh vta make an offering of tobacco to h/

Paired with: biindaakoodoon vti2

biindaakoodoon vti2 make an offering of tobacco to it

Paired with: biindaakoozh vta

biindaakoojige vai s/he makes an offering of tobacco

short of tobacco
manepwaa vai s/he is short of tobacco, needs a smoke

take along tobacco
niimasemaawe vai s/he takes tobacco along

work with tobacco
asemaake vai s/he works with tobacco, offers tobacco

tobacco bag
n
tobacco bag
gashkibidaagan na a bag with closeable top: a tobacco bag, a pipe bag, a satchel; [ML] a bandolier bag

gashkibidaagan ni a bag that can be pulled closed: a pouch, a tobacco bag, a pipe bag, a bundle, a satchel

See also: gashkibidaagan na

tobacco pouch
n
tobacco pouch
asemaa-mashkimodens ni [diminutive]: a tobacco pouch

asemaawazh ni [BL] [diminutive]: a tobacco pouch; a tobacco bag

tobacco store
n
tobacco store
asemaa-adaawewigamig ni a tobacco store

tobacco tray
n
tobacco tray
asemaawinaagan ni a tobacco tray