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tea kettle
n
tea kettle
aniibiishakik na a tea kettle

See also: nitiiwakik na [N]

nitiiwakik na [N] a tea kettle

zhiishiibakik na a tea kettle with a curved spout

gizhaagamizigewakik na a tea kettle

teach
vt
teach
gikinoo'amaw vta teach (it) to h/, let h/ know (it)

gikinoo'amaage vai s/he teaches

gikinoo'amaadizo vai s/he teaches h/ self

gikinoo'amaadiwag vai they teach each other

teacher
n
teacher
gekinoo'amaaged na-v a teacher

gikinoo'amaagewikwe na a teacher (female)

gikinoo'amaagewinini na a teacher (male)

teaching
n
teaching
gikinoo'amaagoowin ni education or teaching (that one receives); a lesson

teacup
n
teacup
nitiiwinaaganens ni [BL] a teacup

teal
n
teal
wewiibingwaange na a teal

teapot
teapot
nitiiwakikoons na [N] a teapot

tear
vt
tear
biigobidoon vti2 rip, tear it up

Paired with: biigobizh vta

biigobizh vta rip, tear h/ up

Paired with: biigobidoon vti2

biigobijige vai s/he tears, rips things

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

tear a piece off
bakwebidamaw vta tear a piece of (it) off for h/

bakwebidoon vti2 tear a piece off of it

Paired with: bakwebizh vta

bakwebizh vta tear a piece off of h/

Paired with: bakwebidoon vti2

tear apart
daashkibidoon vti2 split it lengthwise (with hands), tear it apart

Paired with: daashkibizh vta

daashkibizh vta split h/ lengthwise (with hands), tear h/ apart

Paired with: daashkibidoon vti2

tear off
giishkibidoon vti2 tear it off

Paired with: giishkibizh vta

giishkibizh vta tear h/ off

Paired with: giishkibidoon vti2

giishkibijige vai s/he tears things 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

tear straight
gwayakobidoon vti2 pull, tear it straight

Paired with: gwayakobizh vta

gwayakobizh vta pull, tear h/ straight

Paired with: gwayakobidoon vti2

tear to pieces
bigishkibidoon vti2 tear it to pieces, crush it up (with the hands)

Paired with: bigishkibizh vta

bigishkibizh vta tear it (animate) to pieces, crush it (animate) up (with the hands)

Paired with: bigishkibidoon vti2

tear
vi
tear
giishkikaa vai s/he tears, rips

Paired with: giishkikaa vii

giishkikaa vii it tears, rips

Paired with: giishkikaa vai

tear open
biigojiise vii it ruptures; it tears open

tear down
phrv
tear down
niisibidoon vti2 pull it down, tear it down

Paired with: niisibizh vta

niisibizh vta pull h/ down, tear h/ down

Paired with: niisibidoon vti2