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underground
adv
underground
anaamakamig adv loc under the ground

anaamaki adv loc underground

underpants
n
underpants
biitoo-giboodiyegwaazon na a pair of underpants

undershirt
n
undershirt
biitoo-babagiwayaan ni an undershirt

See also: biitoo-bagiwayaan ni [BL]

biitoo-bagiwayaan ni [BL] an undershirt

See also: biitoo-babagiwayaan ni

understand
vt
understand
nisidotam vai2 s/he understands (by hearing)

nisidotan vti understand it, recognize, identify it (by hearing)

Paired with: nisidotaw vta

nisidotaw vta recognize h/ (by sound); understand, comprehend h/ (when speaking)

Paired with: nisidotan vti

nisidotaadiwag vai they understand, comprehend each other

nisidotaagozi vai s/he is understood

Paired with: nisidotaagwad vii

nisidotaagwad vii it is understood

Paired with: nisidotaagozi vai

pretend to understand
nisidotamookaazo vai s/he pretends to understand

understand a certain way
initam vai2 s/he hears a certain sounds, understands something heard

initan vti hear, understand it a certain way

Paired with: initaw vta

initaw vta hear h/ a certain way; understand h/ a certain way

Paired with: initan vti

initaagozi vai s/he is heard, is understood a certain way

Paired with: initaagwad vii

initaagwad vii it is heard, is understood a certain way

Paired with: initaagozi vai

underwater
adv
underwater
anaamibiig adv loc underwater

underwater panther
n
underwater panther
mishibizhii na
  1. a lion, a panther [mountain lion, Puma concolor]
  2. an underwater panther

See also: mishiibizhii na

underwear
n
underwear
biitooshkigan ni (an item of) underwear

underpants
biitoo-giboodiyegwaazon na a pair of underpants

undershirt
biitoo-babagiwayaan ni an undershirt

See also: biitoo-bagiwayaan ni [BL]

biitoo-bagiwayaan ni [BL] an undershirt

See also: biitoo-babagiwayaan ni

undo
vt
undo
aaba' vta undo, untie, unfasten h/ (using something)

Paired with: aaba'an vti

aaba'amaw vta undo, untie, unfasten (it) for h/ (using something)

aaba'ige vai s/he undoes, unties, unfastens things (using something)

aaba'odizo vai s/he undoes, unties, unfastens h/ self (using something)

aaba'igaade vii it is undone, untied, unfastened (by someone), "they" undo, untie, unfasten it

aaba'igaazo vai s/he is undone, untied, unfastened (by someone), "they" undo, untie, unfasten h/

undo by hand
aabiskon vta undo h/ (by hand)

Paired with: aabiskonan vti

aabiskonan vti undo it (by hand)

Paired with: aabiskon vta

aabiskonige vai s/he undoes things

aabiskonigaade vii it is undone (by someone), "they" undo it (using the hand)

aabiskonigaazo vai s/he is undone (by someone), "they" undo h/ (using the hand)

come undone
aabise vai s/he comes undone, comes untied, unravels

Paired with: aabise vii

aabise vii it comes undone, comes untied, unravels

Paired with: aabise vai

aabishkaa vii it comes undone, comes unraveled

Paired with: aabishkaa vai

aabiskose vai s/he comes undone, comes untied, unravels

Paired with: aabiskose vii

aabiskose vii it comes undone, comes untied, unravels

Paired with: aabiskose vai

undress
vt
undress
giizikonaye' vta undress h/, take h/ clothes off h/,

giichikonaye' vta undress h/, take h/ clothes off h/,

undress
vi
undress
giizikonaye vai s/he undresses, takes off h/ (own) clothes