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toothpick
n
toothpick
zhegwaabide'on ni a toothpick

zesegwaabide'on ni a toothpick

use a toothpick
zhegwaabide'o vai s/he picks h/ teeth

zesegwaabide'o vai s/he picks h/ teeth

top
[highest part]
n
on top
agiji- pv lex on top, on top of

ogiji- pv lex on top, on top of

See also: agiji- pv lex

wagiji- pv lex on top, on top of

on top of it
agijayi'ii adv loc on top, on top of

ogijayi'ii adv loc [ML] on top, on top of

See also: ogijaya'ii adv loc [N]

wagijayi'ii adv loc on top, on top of

on top of a hill
agidaaki adv loc [ML] on top of a hill

ogidaaki adv loc on top of a hill; uphill

See also: agidaaki adv loc [ML] ; wagidaaki adv loc

wagidaaki adv loc on top of a hill

See also: ogidaaki adv loc

on top of a log or stick
ogidaatig adv loc on top of a log, piece of wood, stick, or tree

on top of a mountain
agidajiw adv loc [ML] on top of a mountain

ogidajiw adv loc on top of a mountain

See also: agidajiw adv loc [ML]

wagidajiw adv loc on top of a mountain

See also: agidajiw adv loc [ML] ; ogidajiw adv loc

on top of a rock
agidasin adv loc on top of a rock

on top of something mineral
agidaabik adv loc on top of something mineral (e.g., metal, glass, rock)

ogidaabik adv loc on top of something mineral (e.g., metal, glass, rock)

See also: agidaabik adv loc

on top of the ground
agidakamig adv loc on top of the ground

See also: ogidakamig adv loc ; wagidakamig adv loc

ogidakamig adv loc on top of the ground

See also: agidakamig adv loc ; wagidakamig adv loc

wagidakamig adv loc on top of the ground

See also: agidakamig adv loc ; ogidakamig adv loc

on top of the house
agidigamig adv loc on top of the house

ogidigamig adv loc on top of the house; upstairs

See also: agidigamig adv loc

on top of the ice
agidiskwam adv loc on top of the ice

on top of the water
agidibiig adv loc on top of the water

ogidibiig adv loc on top of the water

top
[toy]
n
top
ishkwesa'igan na a top

torch
n
torch
waaswaagan ni a torch; a spotlight

bark torch
biimashkwemaginigan ni a bark torch

torn
adj
torn
biigobijigaade vii it is torn, ripped (by someone), "they" tear, rip it

Paired with: biigobijigaazo vai

biigobijigaazo vai s/he is torn, ripped (by someone), "they" tear, rip h/

Paired with: biigobijigaade vii

torn off
giishkibijigaade vii it is torn off (by someone), "they" tear it off

giishkibijigaazo vai s/he is torn off (by someone), "they" tear h/ off

tornado
n
tornado
wese'an vii it is a tornado

total
v
total up
asigagindaaso vai s/he adds, totals

maawandoogindaaso vai s/he totals up (as an account)

maawandoogindan vti total it up (as an account)

totem
n
totem
indoodem nad my clan

gidoodem nad your clan

odoodeman nad h/ clan

have a totem
odoodemi vai s/he has a clan

odoodemindiwag vai they have the same clan

touch
[be close]
vi
lie touching
daangishin vai s/he lies touching

Paired with: daangisin vii

daangisin vii it lies touching

Paired with: daangishin vai

put touching
daangishim vta put h/ touching

Paired with: daangisidoon vti2

daangisidoon vti2 put it touching

Paired with: daangishim vta

touch
[feel]
vt
touch
daangin vta touch h/ (with hand)

Paired with: daanginan vti

daanginan vti touch it (with hand)

Paired with: daangin vta

daanginamaw vta touch (it) for h/

test by touch
gagwedin vta test h/ by touch

Paired with: gagwedinan vti

gagwedinan vti test it by touch

Paired with: gagwedin vta

touch wrong one
wanin vta take, touch h/ (the wrong one)

Paired with: waninan vti

waninan vti hold, take, touch it the wrong way or the wrong one

Paired with: wanin vta

wake by touch
amadin vta wake h/, wake h/ (by touching with the hand)