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wigwam pole
n
wigwam pole
wiigiwaamaatig ni a wigwam pole

wild
adj
wild
bagwaji- pv lex wild

wild animal
n
wild animal
awesiinh na a (wild) animal

wild potato
n
wild potato
bagwajipin na a wild potato

wild rice
n
wild rice
manoomin ni wild rice

[
northern wild rice
Zizania palustris
]

anishinaabe-manoomin ni wild rice

wild rice plant
manoominagaawanzh ni a wild rice plant

wild rice stalk
manoominashk ni a wild rice stalk

manoominaganzh ni a wild rice stalk

manoominaatig ni a wild rice stalk

wild rice river
manoominitigweyaa vii it (a river) has wild rice growing in it

● KINDS OF WILD RICE
black wild rice
makade-manoomin ni black wild rice

fine wild rice
biisi-manoomin ni fine wild rice, broken wild rice

fresh young wild rice
oshki-manoomin ni freshly harvested wild rice

green wild rice
ozhaawashko-manoomin ni green wild rice

parched wild rice
gidasigan ni parched wild rice

popped wild rice
gaapizigan ni popped wild rice

tied wild rice
dakobijigan ni tied wild rice

● RICING
harvest wild rice
bawa'am vai2 s/he knocks wild rice

manoominike vai s/he rices, goes ricing, makes rice, picks rice, harvests wild rice

haul wild rice
aawajimine vai s/he hauls wild rice

load of wild rice
bawa'amowin ni a load of rice

thresh wild rice
bawishkam vai2 s/he threshes wild rice

mimigoshkam vai2 s/he threshes, jigs something (e.g., wild rice)

Paired with: mamigoshkam vai2 [BL]

mimigoshkan vti rub it (with foot or body) to loosen it; thresh, jig it (e.g., wild rice)

See also: mamigoshkan vti [BL]

unparched harvested wild rice
ashki-manoomin ni raw rice: unparched harvested wild rice

untie wild rice
aaba'oodoo vai s/he unties wild rice

winnow wild rice
nooshkaatoon vti2 winnow it [wild rice]

wild rice parching tray
gaapizigewinaagan ni [NI] a wild rice parching tray

wilderness
n
in the wilderness
bagwaj adv loc in the wilderness

will
vi
will
waa- pv tns is going to, will, want to

wii- pv tns

wii- pv tns is going to, will, want to

willow
n
willow
oziisigobiminzh na a willow

[
Salix spp.
]

red willow
miskwaabiimizh na a red willow, a red osier dogwood

[
red-osier dogwood
Cornus sericea L.
]

miskwaabiimag na [RL] a red willow, a red osier dogwood

[
red osier dogwood
Cornus sericea L.
]

miskwaabiimagoons na a red willow, a red osier dogwood

[
red-osier dogwood
Cornus sericea L.
]

willow basket
n
willow basket
oziisigobimizhii-makak ni a willow basket

win
vi
win
mizhodam vai2 s/he hits the target; s/he wins

win in a game
gabenaw vta beat, defeat h/ (in a game)

gabenaage vai s/he scores, wins (in a game)

win over
bakinaw vta win over h/, beat h/ (in a contest or game)