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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

tease
vt
tease
miikindizi vai s/he teases, provokes, irritates somebody

miikinji' vta provoke, tease, harass, bully h/

miikinji'idiwag vai they provoke, tease, harass each other by speech

miikinji'iwe vai s/he provokes, teases, harasses, bullies people

miikinzom vta tease, provoke, irritate h/ by speech

teaser
teaser
teaspoon
n
teaspoon
emikwaanens ni teaspoon

teethe
teethe
zaagaabide vai s/he teethes

telephone
n
telephone
giigidowin ni
  1. a speech
  2. a telephone

giigidoo-biiwaabikoons ni a telephone; telephone wire

telephone wire
n
telephone wire
giigidoo-biiwaabikoons ni a telephone; telephone wire

telescope
n
telescope
zhiibaayaabanjigan ni a telescope, a gun scope, (pl.) binoculars

television
n
television
mazinaatesijigan ni a television

tell
vit
tell
dibaadodan vti tell of it

Paired with: dibaajim vta

dibaajim vta tell of h/

Paired with: dibaadodan vti

dibaajimo vai s/he tells, tells a story

dibaajimotaw vta tell (it) to h/

dibaadojigaade vii it is told of, reported (by someone), "they" tell of, report it

dibaadojigaazo vai s/he is told of, reported (by someone), "they" tell of, report h/

start to tell
maadaajim vta start telling of h/

Paired with: maadaadodan vti

maadaajimo vai s/he starts to tell

maadaajimotaw vta start telling (it) to h/

maadaadodan vti start telling about it

Paired with: maadaajim vta

tell a certain way
inaadodan vti tell a certain way about it

Paired with: inaajim vta

inaajim vta tell of h/ a certain way

inaajimo vai s/he tells a certain way

inaajimotaw vta tell h/ of (it) a certain way

tell a dirty story
wiinaajimo vai s/he tells a dirty story

tell a good story
minwaajimo vai s/he tells good news, tells a good story

tell a legend
aadizookaw vta tell a sacred story (a legend, a myth) to h/

aadizooke vai s/he tells a sacred story (a legend, a myth)

tell a myth
aadizookaw vta tell a sacred story (a legend, a myth) to h/

aadizooke vai s/he tells a sacred story (a legend, a myth)

tell a sacred story
aadizooke vai s/he tells a sacred story (a legend, a myth)

tell a story
aadodan vti tell a story of it

Paired with: aajim vta

aajim vta tell a story of h/

Paired with: aadodan vti

dibaajimo vai s/he tells, tells a story

dadibaajimo vai s/he tells stories, reports

See also: dibaajimo vai

dadibaajimotaw vta tell stories to h/

See also: dibaajimotaw vta

tell about
wiindamaadiwag vai they tell each other something

wiindamaage vai s/he tells (it) to people, announces (it) to people, informs people

wiindamaw vta tell h/ about (it), inform h/ about (it)

tell all
giizhaajimo vai s/he finishes a story, tells all (of a story)

tell good news
minwaajimo vai s/he tells good news, tells a good story

minwaadodan vti tell good news of it

Paired with: minwaajim vta

minwaajim vta tell good news of h/

Paired with: minwaadodan vti

tell in a certain place
danaadodan vti tell of it in a certain place

Paired with: danaajim vta

danaajim vta tell of h/ in a certain place

Paired with: danaadodan vti

tell secretly
giimoodaajimo vai s/he tells something secretly

giimoodaajim vta tell about h/ secretly

giimoodaajimotaw vta

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

tell to disembark
gabaanaazha' vta tell h/ to get off, tell h/ to disembark

tell to get in or on
boozinaazha' vta tell h/ to get in or on (a vehicle or boat); tell h/ to go aboard

tell to get off
gabaanaazha' vta tell h/ to get off, tell h/ to disembark

tell to go aboard
boozinaazha' vta tell h/ to get in or on (a vehicle or boat); tell h/ to go aboard

tell to go home
giiwenaazha' vta tell h/ to go home

tell to go inside
biindigenaazha' vta tell h/ to go inside

tell to go outside
zaagijinaazha' vta tell h/ to go outside

tell to hurry
wewiibim vta tell h/ to hurry

tell to settle down
zagakim vta tell h/ to settle down

tell on
phrv
tell on
baataam vta tell on h/; testify against h/

baataandiwag vai they witness against, tell on each other

mamizhim vta inform on, tell on, tattle on h/

mamizhinge vai s/he informs on, tells on, tattles on people

mamizhindiwag vai they inform on, tell on, tattle on each other

mamizhindizo vai s/he informs on, tells on, tattles on h/ self