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truth
n
truth
debwewin ni truth

find out the truth
gwayakotam vai2 s/he hears the right thing, finds out the truth

tell the truth
debwe vai s/he tells the truth, speaks the truth

try
vi
try
gagwe- pv lex try

goji- pv lex attempt; try

goji'ewizi vai s/he tries, makes an effort

try to do
wiikwajitoon vti2 try to do it; try to get free of it

Paired with: wiikwaji' vta

try to get
gagweji' vta try getting h/ to...

Paired with: gagwejitoon vti2

wiikwaji' vta try to get h/ free from something; try to get h/ to do something

Paired with: wiikwajitoon vti2

try to get free
wiikwaji'o vai s/he tries to get free; s/he tries, endeavors

wiikwaji' vta try to get h/ free from something; try to get h/ to do something

Paired with: wiikwajitoon vti2

wiikwajitoon vti2 try to do it; try to get free of it

Paired with: wiikwaji' vta

try to remember
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

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

try
vt
try
gagweji' vta try getting h/ to...

Paired with: gagwejitoon vti2

gagwejitoon vti2 try, test it

Paired with: gagweji' vta

gagwejichige vai s/he tries things, practices

try on
phrv
try on
gozikan vti
  1. test it (with foot or body)
  2. try it on

Paired with: gozikaw vta

gozikaw vta
  1. test h/ (with foot or body)
  2. try h/ on

Paired with: gozikan vti

gagwezikan vti
  1. try it on
  2. test it (with foot or body)

Paired with: gagwezikaw vta

gagwezikaw vta
  1. test h/ (with foot or body)
  2. try h/ on

Paired with: gagwezikan vti

gagwezikige vai s/he tries on clothes

tub
n
tub
makakosag ni a large rigid containter: a tub. a barrel, a carton

barrel or tub used in threshing wild rice
mimigoshkamwaagan ni a barrel or tub used in threshing wild rice

bathtub
bagizowin ni a bathtub, a swimming pool

giziibiigazhe-makak ni a bathtub, a swimming pool

wash tub
giziibiiga'igani-biiwaabik ni a washtub, a washing machine

giziibiiga'igani-makak ni a wash tub

giziibiiga'ige-makak ni a washtub, a washing machine

giziibiiga'igewinaagan ni [BL] a washtub, a washing machine

giziibiiga'igani-makakosag ni a wash tub

tuberculosis
n
tuberculosis
ozosodamwaapinewin ni tuberculosis

have tuberculosis
ozosodamwaapine vai s/he has a respiratory illness, has tuberculosis

Tuesday
n
Tuesday
niizho-giizhigad vii it is Tuesday

tugboat
n
tugboat
bimaatigwewi-naabikwaan ni [BL] a tugboat used for moving log booms

tullibee
n
tullibee
odoonibiins na a tullibee

[
cisco, lake herring
Coregonus artedii
]

turbulent
adj
turbulent water
madaagamin vii it is turbulent water