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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

upwind
adv
go upwind
onjishkawishkaa vai s/he goes upwind

paddle upwind
onjishkawa'o vai s/he goes upwind in a boat

urge
vt
urge
gagaanzom vta persuade, urge, encourage, convince h/

wiikwazom vta persuade, urge, encourage, convince h/

wiikwazondiwag vai they persuade, urge, convince each other

wiikwazonge vai s/he persuades, urges, convinces people

urge to come
wiizhaam vta invite h/ (to join an activity), ask h/ along

urinate
vi
urinate
zhiishiigi vai s/he urinates

zhigidan vti urinate on it

Paired with: zhigizh vta

zhigizh vta urinate on h/

Paired with: zhigidan vti

zhiginidizo vai s/he urinates on h/ self

heard urinating
madwezhaazo vai s/he can be heard urinating

urinate all over
miziwezhaazo vai s/he urinates all over

urinate in clothes
gibozhaazo vai s/he pees in h/ clothes

urinate straining
zhigiiwii vai s/he urinate while straining h/ self or lifting

urine
n
urine
zhigiwin ni urine

us
pron
us
giinawind pron per we, us

See also: gaye giinawind pron per ; gegiinawind pron per

niinawind pron per we, us

See also: gaye niinawind pron per ; geniinawind pron per

just us
niinetawind pron per only we, only us; just us (inclusive)

giinetawind pron per only we, only us; just us (inclusive)

only us
giinetawind pron per only we, only us; just us (inclusive)

niinetawind pron per only we, only us; just us (inclusive)

us next
giinitamawind pron per our turn, us next [inclusive]

niinitamawind pron per our turn, us next [exclusive]

use
vt
use
aabaji' vta use h/

Paired with: aabajitoon vti2

aabajitoon vti2 use it

Paired with: aabaji' vta

aabajitamaw vta use something of his/hers, use (it) for h/

aabajichige vai s/he uses something

aabajichigaade vii it is used (by someone), "they" use it

aabajichigaazo vai s/he is used (by someone), "they" use h/

aabadad vii it is useful, is used

Paired with: aabadizi vai

aabadizi vai s/he is useful, is used

Paired with: aabadad vii

use a certain way
inaabaji' vta use, employ h/ a certain way

Paired with: inaabajitoon vti2

inaabajitoon vti2 use, employ it a certain way

Paired with: inaabaji' vta

inaabajichige vai s/he uses things a certain way

inaabadad vii it is used in a certain way, is employed in a certain way

Paired with: inaabadizi vai

inaabadizi vai s/he is used in a certain way, is employed in a certain way

Paired with: inaabadad vii

use
n
good use
minwaabadad vii it is very useful, is of good use

Paired with: minwaabadizi vai

minwaabadizi vai s/he is very useful, is of good use

Paired with: minwaabadad vii

minwaabaji' vta get good use of h/

Paired with: minwaabajitoon vti2

minwaabajitoon vti2 get good use of it

Paired with: minwaabaji' vta

use up
phrv
use up
jaagaabaji' vta use h/ up

Paired with: jaagaabajitoon vti2

jaagaabajitoon vti2 use it up

Paired with: jaagaabaji' vta

jaaginan vti use it up, deplete it

Paired with: jaagin vta

jaagin vta use h/ up, deplete h/, spend all of h/

Paired with: jaaginan vti

jaaginige vai s/he spends everything; s/he takes everything; s/he uses things. depletes things, spends everything

jaaginigaade vii it is used up, depleted (by someone), "they" use it up, deplete it

jaaginigaazo vai h/ is spent (by someone), "they" spend h/; s/he is used up, depleted (by someone), "they" use h/ up, deplete h/

use up ammunition
jaaga'e vai s/he uses up all of the ammunition

jaagizige vai s/he uses up all of the ammunition

use up in distribution
jaaga'ookii vai s/he gives everything out, distributes everything

jaaga'oozh vta give all of h/ out, use all of h/ up in a distribution

use up money
jaagizhooniyaaweshin vai s/he uses up all of the money

used to
[familiar with]
phrv
used to
nagadenim vta be used to, familiar with, acquainted with h/

Paired with: nagadendan vti

nagadendan vti be used to, be familiar with it

Paired with: nagadenim vta

nagaji' vta be familiar with, accustomed to, used to making h/; know how to handle h/

Paired with: nagajitoon vti2

nagajitoon vti2 be familiar with, accustomed to, used to making or doing it; knows how to handle it

Paired with: nagaji' vta

used to eating
nagadam vta be used to eating h/

nagadandan vti be used to eating it

Paired with: nagadam vta

nagadanjige vai s/he is used to eating things

used to handling
nagajibidoon vti2 be used to handling it

Paired with: nagajibizh vta

nagajibizh vta be used to handling h/

Paired with: nagajibidoon vti2

used to smell
nagajimaandan vti be used to the smell of it

Paired with: nagajimaam vta

nagajimaam vta be used to the smell of h/

Paired with: nagajimaandan vti

used to taste
nagajipo vta

Paired with: nagajipidan vti

nagajipwi vta [NI]

nagajipo vta

nagajipidan vti be used to the taste of it

See also: nagajipo vta

used to sight
nagazaabam vta be used to the sight of h/

Paired with: nagazaabandan vti

nagazaabandan vti be used to the sight of it

Paired with: nagazaabam vta

nagazinaw vta be used to the sight of h/

Paired with: nagazinan vti

nagazinan vti be used to the sight of it

Paired with: nagazinaw vta

used to working
nagadanokii vai s/he is used to working

used to driving
nagajibizonike vai s/he is used to driving

nagajibizo vai s/he is used to riding (in a vehicle), used to driving

used to
[formerly]
phrv
used to
ako pc asp used to; it was the custom to...

iko pc asp See also: iko pc asp ; ko pc asp

iko pc asp used to; formerly, previously, some time ago; it was the custom to...

See also: ako pc asp ; ko pc asp

ko pc asp used to; it was the custom to...

See also: ako pc asp ; iko pc asp