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whisper
vi
whisper
gaaskanazo vai s/he whispers

gaaskanazootaw vta whisper to h/

whistle
vi
whistle
gwiishkoshi vai s/he whistles

gwiishkoshim vta whistle to h/

whistle from boiling
gwiishkoshwewegamide vii it whistles from boiling

gwiishkoshwewegamizo vai s/he whistles from boiling

whistle
n
whistle
boodaajiganens ni [BL] a whistle

white
adj
white
waabishki- pv lex White; white

waabishkaa vii it is white

Paired with: waabishkizi vai

waabishkizi vai s/he is white

Paired with: waabishkaa vii

colored white
waabishkaande vii it is colored white

Paired with: waabishkaanzo vai

waabishkaanzo vai s/he is colored white

Paired with: waabishkaande vii

wear white
waabishki'o vai s/he wears white

white (mineral)
waabishkaabikad vii it is white (as something mineral)

Paired with: waabishkaabikizi vai

waabishkaabikizi vai s/he is white (as something mineral)

Paired with: waabishkaabikad vii

white (sheet-like)
waabishkiigad vii it is white (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: waabishkiigizi vai

waabishkiigizi vai s/he is white (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: waabishkiigad vii

white (stick-like)
waabishkaakozi vai s/he is white (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: waabishkaakwad vii

waabishkaakwad vii it is white (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: waabishkaakozi vai

white (string-like)
waabishkaabiigad vii it is white (as something string-like)

Paired with: waabishkaabiigizi vai

waabishkaabiigizi vai s/he is white (as something string-like)

Paired with: waabishkaabiigad vii

appear white
waabishkinaagozi vai s/he looks white, appears white

Paired with: waabishkinaagwad vii

waabishkinaagwad vii it looks white, appears white

Paired with: waabishkinaagozi vai

look white
waabishkinaagozi vai s/he looks white, appears white

Paired with: waabishkinaagwad vii

waabishkinaagwad vii it looks white, appears white

Paired with: waabishkinaagozi vai

white bark
waabishkanagekozi vai s/he (a tree) has white bark

white-breasted
waabishkaakigane vai s/he has a white chest, is white-breasted

white cloth
waabishkiigin ni a sheet; white cloth

white clouds
waabishkaanakwad vii there are white clouds

white hair
waabishkindibe vai s/he has white hair

white teeth
waabishkaabide vai s/he has white teeth

white ash
n
white ash
aagimaak na a white ash

[
white ash
Fraxinus americana
]

white cedar
n
white cedar
giizhik na a cedar

[
eastern white cedar
Thuja occidentalis
]

giizhikikaa vii there are (a lot of) cedars

ogiizhikimi vai s/he has cedar

white clay
n
white clay
waabaabigan na white clay

waabaabiganikaa vii there is (a lot of) white clay

White Earth
place
White Earth
Gaa-waabaabiganikaag name place White Earth Reservation

white oak
n
white oak
wiishkobi-mitigomizh na white oak

[
Quercus alba
]

white person
n
white person
gichi-mookomaan na
  1. a white person
  2. an American