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anxious
adj
anxious
ojaanimendam vai2 s/he is anxious, is impatient, is in a hurry

anybody
pron
anybody
awiya pron indf somebody, someone, anybody, anyone

See also: gaawiin awiya pron indf ; gakina awiya pron indf

anyhow
adv
anyhow
aanawi adv man although; anyhow; but; despite

bagwana adv man at random; without direct evidence, not seeing or knowing, assuming, wondering

anything
pron
anything
gegoo pron indf something, anything

See also: gaawiin gegoo pron indf ; gakina gegoo pron indf

anytime
adv
anytime
amanj igo apii adv dub anytime; whenever

anywhere
adv
anywhere
aandi go adv loc anywhere; wherever

aaniindi go adv loc anywhere; wherever

not anywhere
gaawiin ningoji adv loc not anywhere; nowhere

See also: gaawiin ingoji adv loc

gaawiin ingoji adv loc not anywhere; nowhere

See also: gaawiin ningoji adv loc

apologize
vi
apologize
gaagiizom vta appease h/, apologize to h/, make amends with h/

appear
[be present]
vi
appear
bi-naagwad vii it appears; it comes into view

Paired with: bi-naagozi vai

bi-naagozi vai s/he appears; s/he comes into view

Paired with: bi-naagwad vii

appear
[seem]
vi
appear a certain way
inaabaminaagwad vii it appears a certain way (especially as in a dream); it has a certain look or appearance

inaabaminaagozi vai s/he appears a certain way (especially as in a dream)

appear black
makadewinaagozi vai s/he looks black, appears balck

Paired with: makadewinaagwad vii

makadewinaagwad vii it looks black, appears black

Paired with: makadewinaagozi vai

appear blue
ozhaawashkonaagozi vai s/he looks blue, appears blue; s/he looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagwad vii

ozhaawashkonaagwad vii it looks blue, appears blue; it looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagozi vai

appear brown
ozaawinaagozi vai s/he looks yellow, appears yellow; s/he looks brown, appears brown

Paired with: ozaawinaagwad vii

ozaawinaagwad vii it looks yellow, appears yellow; it looks brown, appears brown

Paired with: ozaawinaagozi vai

appear green
ozhaawashkonaagozi vai s/he looks blue, appears blue; s/he looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagwad vii

ozhaawashkonaagwad vii it looks blue, appears blue; it looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagozi vai

appear old
getenaagozi vai s/he [an animate thing] looks old, appears old

Paired with: getenaagwad vii

getenaagwad vii it looks old, appears old

Paired with: getenaagozi vai

appear red
miskonaagozi vai s/he looks red, appears red

Paired with: miskonaagwad vii

miskonaagwad vii it looks red, appears red

Paired with: miskonaagozi vai

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

appear yellow
ozaawinaagozi vai s/he looks yellow, appears yellow; s/he looks brown, appears brown

Paired with: ozaawinaagwad vii

ozaawinaagwad vii it looks yellow, appears yellow; it looks brown, appears brown

Paired with: ozaawinaagozi vai

appearance
n
change appearance
aanzinaago' vta change h/ appearance, transform h/

Paired with: aanzinaagotoon vti2

aanzinaagotoon vti2 change its appearance, transform it

Paired with: aanzinaago' vta

aanzinaago'idizo vai s/he changes h/ (own) appearance, transforms h/ self

have a certain appearance
izhinaagozi vai s/he has a certain look or appearance

Paired with: izhinaagwad vii

izhinaagwad vii it has a certain look or appearance

Paired with: izhinaagozi vai