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wash
vi
wash
giziibiigii vai s/he washes up

giziibiigazhe vai s/he washes up, takes a bath, bathes

wash
vt
wash
giziibiiga' vta wash h/ (using something)

Paired with: giziibiiga'an vti

giziibiiga'an vti wash it (using something)

Paired with: giziibiiga' vta

giziibiiga'amaw vta wash (it) for h/, do laundry for h/

giziibiiga'ige vai s/he washes things, washes clothes, does laundry

giziibiiga'igaade vii it is washed (by someone), "they" wash it

giziibiiga'igaazo vai s/he is washed (by someone), "they" wash h/

giziibiigin vta wash h/ (by hand)

Paired with: giziibiiginan vti

giziibiiginan vti wash it (by hand)

Paired with: giziibiigin vta

giziibiiginigaade vii it is washed (by someone), "they" wash it

giziibiiginigaazo vai s/he is washed (by someone), "they" wash h/

wash car
giziibiigidaabaane vai s/he washes a car or vehicle

giziibiigidaabaanetamaw vta wash a car or vehicle for h/

wash clean
biinaabaawe vai s/he is washed off clean

biinaabaawe vii it is washed off clean

Paired with: biinaabaawe vai

biinaabaawadoon vti2 wash it clean

Paired with: biinaabaawazh vta

biinaabaawazh vta wash h/ clean

wash clothes
giziibiiga'ige vai s/he washes things, washes clothes, does laundry

wash dishes
giziibiiginaagane vai s/he washes dishes

giziininaagane vai [BL] s/he washs dishes

wash face
giziibiigiingwe vai s/he washes h/ (own) face

giziingwe vai s/he washs h/ face

wash floor
giziibiigisaginige vai s/he washes the floor

See also: giziisaginige vai [BL]

giziisaginan vti wash it (a floor); wipe it (a floor)

giziisaginige vai [BL] s/he wipes the floor; [BL] s/he washes the floor

See also: giziibiigisaginige vai

giziisaginamaw vta wash the floor for h/; wipe the floor for h/

wash hair
giziibiigindibe vai s/he washes h/ (own) hair

giziibiigindiben vta wash h/ hair

wash hand
giziibiigininjii vai s/he washes h/ (own) hands

giziibiigininjiin vta wash h/ hands

giziininjii vai s/he wipes h/ (own) hands; s/he washes (own) h/ hands

giziininjiin vta wash h/ hand or hands; wipe h/ hand or hands

wash kettle
giziibiiginakokwe vai s/he washes a kettle or a pail

wash pail
giziibiiginakokwe vai s/he washes a kettle or a pail

wash basin
n
wash basin
giziibiigiingwewinaagan ni a wash basin

giziininjaagan ni a sink; a wash basin

giziibiiwinaagan ni a washbasin

wash tub
n
wash tub
giziibiiga'igani-biiwaabik ni a washtub, a washing machine

giziibiiga'igani-makak ni a wash tub

giziibiiga'ige-makak ni a washtub, a washing machine

giziibiiga'igewinaagan ni [BL] a washtub, a washing machine

giziibiiga'igani-makakosag ni a wash tub

washboard
n
washboard
mamigwaakosijigan ni [BL] a washboard

See also: mimigwaakosijigan ni

mimigwaakosijigan ni a washboard

See also: mamigwaakosijigan ni [BL]

scrub on washboard
mimigwaakosijige vai s/he scrubs something on a washboard

mimigwaakosidoon vti2 scrub it on a washboard, rub it against a board

mamigwaakosijige vai [BL] s/he scrubs on a washboard

See also: mimigwaakosijige vai

washcloth
n
washcloth
giziingwe'onens na a washcloth

See also: giziingwe'onens ni

washing machine
n
washing machine
giziibiiga'ige-makak ni a washtub, a washing machine

Washington
place
Washington
Waashtanong name place Washington

washroom
n
washroom
giziibiigiiwigamig ni a washroom, a shower room

wasp
n
wasp
aamoo na a bee, a wasp

aamookaa vii there are (many) bees, wasps