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weather
n
bad weather
niiskaadad vii it is bad weather

calm weather
anwaatin vii it is calm weather

certain weather condition
izhiwebad vii
  1. it is a certain weather condition
  2. it happens a certain way

Paired with: izhiwebizi vai

cold weather
gisinaa vii it is cold (weather)

cool weather
dakaayaa vii it is cool (weather)

daki-ayaa vii it is cool

hot weather
gizhaate vii it is hot (weather)

mild weather
aabawaa vii it is warm weather, is mild weather

warm weather
aabawaa vii it is warm weather, is mild weather

weather warms up
abaate vii it warms up (of the weather)

Paired with: abaaso vai

weave
vt
weave
niibidoon vti2 weave it

weave snowshoe webbing
ashkime vai s/he weaves snowshoe webbing

bedashkime vai s/he weaves snowshoe webbing slowly

ginibashkime vai s/he weaves snowshoe webbing quickly

giizhashkime vai s/he finishes weaving snowshoe webbing

maadashkime vai s/he starts weaving snowshoe webbing

maanashkime vai s/he weaves snowhoe webbing poorly

minwashkime vai s/he weaves snowshoe webbing nicely

na'ashkime vai s/he fixes snowshoe webbing

nitaawashkime vai s/he weaves snowshoe webbing skilfully

wedding
wedding
wiidigendiwin ni a marriage; a wedding

aapiji-wiidigendiwin ni a marriage; a wedding

wedged
adj
wedged in tightly (stick-like)
ziindaakoshin vai s/he is wedged in tightly (as something stick- or wood-like)

ziindaakosin vii it is wedged in tightly (as something stick- or wood-like)

Wednesday
n
Wednesday
aabitawise vii it is Wednesday

See also: aabitoose vii

aabitoose vii it is Wednesday

See also: aabitawise vii

weed
vt
weed
bashkwashkibidoon vti2 pluck it (as a plant); weed it

bashkwashkibijige vai s/he weeds things

week
n
week
certain number of weeks
daso-anama'e-giizhik adv num a certain number of weeks; so many weeks

daso-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is a certain number of weeks; it is so many weeks

every week
endaso-anama'e-giizhik adv tmp every week

so many weeks
daso-anama'e-giizhik adv num a certain number of weeks; so many weeks

daso-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is a certain number of weeks; it is so many weeks

one week
ingo-anama'e-giizhik adv num one week

See also: ningo-anama'e-giizhik adv num

ningo-anama'e-giizhik adv num one week

See also: ingo-anama'e-giizhik adv num

two weeks
niizho-anama'e-giizhik adv num two weeks

niizho-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is two weeks

three weeks
niso-anama'e-giizhigad vii it is three weeks

niso-anama'e-giizhik adv num three weeks

niso-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is three weeks

four weeks
niiwo-anama'e-giizhigad vii it is four weeks

See also: niiyo-anama'e-giizhigad vii

niiwo-anama'e-giizhik adv num four weeks

See also: niiyo-anama'e-giizhik adv num

niiyo-anama'e-giizhigad vii it is four weeks

See also: niiwo-anama'e-giizhigad vii

niiyo-anama'e-giizhik adv num four weeks

See also: niiwo-anama'e-giizhik adv num

niiyo-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is four weeks

five weeks
naano-anama'e-giizhigad vii it is five weeks

naano-anama'e-giizhik adv num five weeks

naano-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is five weeks

six weeks
ingodwaaso-anama'e-giizhigad vii it is six weeks

See also: ningodwaaso-anama'e-giizhigad vii

ingodwaaso-anama'e-giizhik adv num six weeks

See also: ningodwaaso-anama'e-giizhik adv num

ningodwaaso-anama'e-giizhik adv num six weeks

See also: ingodwaaso-anama'e-giizhik adv num

ningodwaaso-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is six weeks

seven weeks
niizhwaaso-anama'e-giizhigad vii it is seven weeks

niizhwaaso-anama'e-giizhik adv num seven weeks

niizhwaaso-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is seven weeks

eight weeks
ishwaaso-anama'e-giizhik adv num eight weeks

See also: nishwaaso-anama'e-giizhik adv num

nishwaaso-anama'e-giizhik adv num eight weeks

See also: ishwaaso-anama'e-giizhik adv num

nishwaaso-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is eight weeks

nine weeks
zhaangaso-anama'e-giizhik adv num nine weeks

zhaangaso-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is nine weeks

ten weeks
midaaso-anama'e-giizhigad adv tmp ten weeks

midaaso-anama'e-giizhik adv num ten weeks

midaaso-anama'e-giizhikwagad vii it is ten weeks

weep
vi
weep
mawi vai s/he cries, weeps

weigh
vi
weigh a certain amount
apiitan vii it weighs so much, is so heavy

Paired with: apiitani vai [BL]

apiitinigozi vai s/he weighs so much, is so heavy

Paired with: apiitinigwad vii

apiitinigwad vii it weighs so much, is so heavy

Paired with: apiitinigozi vai

weigh
vt
weigh
dibaabiishkoodoon vti2 weigh it (on a scale)

Paired with: dibaabiishkoozh vta

dibaabiishkoojige vai s/he weighs things (on a scale)

dibaabiishkoozh vta weigh h/ (on a scale)

Paired with: dibaabiishkoodoon vti2