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view
n
come into view
bi-naagozi vai s/he appears; s/he comes into view

Paired with: bi-naagwad vii

bi-naagwad vii it appears; it comes into view

Paired with: bi-naagozi vai

in plain view
mizhisha adv loc in plain view, out in the open

● COME SUDDENLY INTO VIEW (AROUND THE BEND)
drive suddenly into view
zaagewebide vii it drives, speeds suddenly into view

Paired with: zaagewebizo vai

zaagewebizo vai s/he drives, speeds suddenly into view

Paired with: zaagewebide vii

paddle suddenly into view
zaagewe'o vai s/he paddles suddenly into view

See also: zaagewa'o vai

zaagewekwazhiwe vai s/he paddles suddenly into view; s/he swims as a fish suddenly into view

run suddenly into view
zaagewebatoo vai s/he runs suddenly into view

speed suddenly into view
zaagewebide vii it drives, speeds suddenly into view

Paired with: zaagewebizo vai

zaagewebizo vai s/he drives, speeds suddenly into view

Paired with: zaagewebide vii

swim suddenly into view
zaageweyaadagaa vai s/he swims suddenly into view

See also: zaageweyaadage vai [BL]

zaageweyaadage vai [BL] s/he swims suddenly into view

See also: zaageweyaadagaa vai

zaagewekwazhiwe vai s/he paddles suddenly into view; s/he swims as a fish suddenly into view

vine
n
vine
biimaakwad ni a vine

vinegar
n
vinegar
zhiiwaaboo ni vinegar

violin
n
violin
naazhaabii'igan ni a violin, a fiddle

play violin
naazhaabii'ige vai s/he plays the violin, plays the fiddle

visible
adj
visible
naagozi vai s/he is visible, appears

Paired with: naagwad vii

naagwad vii it is visible, appears

Paired with: naagozi vai

barely visible
bishkonaagozi vai s/he is lost from sight, dissappears

naawinaagozi vai s/he is barely visible, is visible in the distance

Paired with: naawinaagwad vii

naawinaagwad vii it is barely visible, is visible in the distance

Paired with: naawinaagozi vai

visible at a distance
debaabaminaagwad vii it is in sight, is visible at a distance

Paired with: debaabaminaagozi vai

debaabaminaagozi vai s/he is in sight, is visible at a distance

Paired with: debaabaminaagwad vii

debinaagozi vai s/he is visible at a distance, comes into view

Paired with: debinaagwad vii

debinaagwad vii it is visible at a distance, comes into view

Paired with: debinaagozi vai

vision
[dream]
n
vision
bawaajigan ni a dream, a vision

fast for a vision
gii'igoshimo vai s/he fasts for a vision

vision
[sight]
n
vision
waabi vai s/he has vision, sees

blurry vision
biigizawaabi vai s/he has blurry vision

biigizawaabandan vti see it indistinctly, see it as blurry

Paired with: biigizawaabam vta

biigizawaabam vta see h/ indistinctly, have a blurry view of h/

Paired with: biigizawaabandan vti

biigizawinam vai2 s/he has blurry vision

biigizawinan vti see it indistinctly, see it as blurry

Paired with: biigizawinaw vta

biigizawinaw vta see h/ indistinctly, see h/ as blurry

Paired with: biigizawinan vti

visit
vit
visit
mawadish vta visit h/

mawadishiwe vai s/he visits people

mawadisidiwag vai they visit each other

odish vta come up to, reach, visit h/; get to where h/ is

Paired with: oditan vti

odishiwe vai s/he comes up to, visits people; gets to where people are

visitor
n
visitor
biiwide na a visitor, a guest, a stranger

biiwidewi vai s/he is a visitor, is a guest, is a stranger

obiiwidemi vai s/he has a visitor or visitors, has a guest or guests

voice
n
bad voice
maanowe vai s/he is hoarse, has a bad voice

change pitch of voice
aanzanaamo vai s/he changes h/ breathing, sighs, changes pitch of h/ voice; s/he takes a deep breath

good voice
minogondaagan vai [S] s/he has a good voice, speaks well

See also: minogondaagane vai [N]

minogondaagane vai [N] s/he has a good voice, speaks well

Paired with: minogondaagan vai [S]

minowe vai s/he has a good voice, speaks well

poor voice
maazhigondaagan vai [ML] s/he has a poor voice

See also: maazhigondaagane vai [N]

maazhigondaagane vai [N] s/he has a poor voice

See also: maazhigondaagan vai [ML]

soft voice
bedowe vai s/he has a soft voice