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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

among
prep
among
megwe- pv lex among; in the midst of

in among
megwe-aya'ii adv loc in among it

amount
n
amount
minik adv qnt a certain amount, a certain number, so much, so many

some amount
gomaa adv deg some amount; to a middling degree

ancestor
n
ancestor
aanikoobijigan na
  1. an ancestor
  2. a great-grandparent
  3. a great-grandchild

anchor
n
anchor
boonakajigan ni an anchor

anchor
vt
anchor
boonakadoon vti2 anchor it

and
conj
and
miinawaa adv conj also; and; again

gaye adv conj as for, also, too, and

dash adv conj but; and, and then, then

See also: idash adv conj ; -sh adv conj

anger
n
Verbs describing going somewhere in anger or doing something in anger often use the AI final /-gidaazo/ combined with an initial identifying the direction of manner or the action.
come in anger
biijigidaazo vai s/he comes here angry, comes here mad

come from a certain place in anger
onjigidaazo vai s/he gets angry for certain reason, gets mad for a certain reason; s/he comes from a certain place angry, comes from a certain place mad

go about in anger
babaamigidaazo vai s/he goes about angry, goes about mad

go along in anger
bimigidaazo vai s/he goes along angry, goes along mad

go away in anger
animigidaazo vai s/he goes away angry, goes away mad

anger
vt
anger
nishki' vta anger h/, make h/ angry or mad

nishki'iwe vai s/he angers people, makes people angry or mad

nishki'idiwag vai they anger each other, make each other angry or mad

anger by speech
nishkim vta anger h/ by speech, speak and make h/ mad

nishkindiwag vai they make each other angry, make each other mad by speech

angler
n
angler
wewebanaabiiwinini na fisherman; angler

angrily
adv
behave angrily
nishkaajitaa vai s/he behaves angrily, acts up in anger

cook angrily
nishkizekwe vai s/he cooks angrily

look angrily
nishkaabam vta glare at, look angrily at h/

Paired with: nishkaabandan vti

nishkaabandan vti look angrily at it

Paired with: nishkaabam vta

nishkaabi vai s/he flashes an angry glance (at someone)

talk angrily
nishkaazom vta talk to h/ angrily