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ashamed
adj
ashamed
agaji vai s/he is ashamed, is shy, is bashful

agadendam vai2 s/he is ashamed, feels shy, is embarrassed

agadendaagozi vai s/he seems ashamed, shy, embarrassed

Paired with: agadendaagwad vii

agadendan vti be ashamed of it

Paired with: agadenim vta

agadenim vta be ashamed of, be embarrassed by h/

Paired with: agadendan vti

agajiitaw vta be shy in front of, be ashamed before h/

make ashamed
agaji' vta make h/ ashamed, embarrass h/, disgrace h/

ashes
n
ashes
bingwi ni ashes; sand

ishkode-bingwi ni ashes

ashore
adv
blown ashore
agwaayaashi vai s/he is blown ashore (by the wind); sails ashore

Paired with: agwaayaasin vii

agwaayaasin vii it is blown ashore (by the wind); sails ashore

Paired with: agwaayaashi vai

carry ashore
agwaawidoon vti2 carry, take it ashore

Paired with: agwaawizh vta

agwaawizh vta carry, take h/ ashore

Paired with: agwaawidoon vti2

carry ashore on back
agwaayoom vta carry, take h/ shore on the back

Paired with: agwaayoondan vti

agwaayoondan vti carry, take it ashore on the back

Paired with: agwaayoom vta

come ashore
agwaataa vai s/he goes ashore, comes ashore

agwaa'o vai s/he lands, comes ashore in a boat

mizhagaa vai s/he comes ashore (in a boat)

drag ashore
agwaadaabaadan vti drag it ashore

Paired with: agwaadaabaazh vta

agwaadaabaazh vta drag h/ ashore

Paired with: agwaadaabaadan vti

agwaadaabii vai s/he drags or pulls a load ashore

go ashore
agwaataa vai s/he goes ashore, comes ashore

jump ashore
agwaagwaashkwani vai s/he jumps ashore

pull ashore
agwaabidoon vti2 pull it partway up on or into something

Paired with: agwaabizh vta

agwaabizh vta pull h/ ashore, pull h/ from the water

Paired with: agwaabidoon vti2

run ashore
agwaabatoo vai s/he runs ashore

agwaaba'idiwag vai they run ashore together

run ashore as a group
agwaaba'idiwag vai they run ashore together

sail ashore
agwaayaashi vai s/he is blown ashore (by the wind); sails ashore

Paired with: agwaayaasin vii

agwaayaasin vii it is blown ashore (by the wind); sails ashore

Paired with: agwaayaashi vai

swim ashore
agwaayaadagaa vai s/he swims ashore

See also: agwaayaadage vai [BL]

agwaayaadage vai [BL] s/he swims to shore

See also: agwaayaadagaa vai

take ashore
agwaa'oodoon vti2 take it ashore, take it off a boat or vehicle, unload it off something

agwaashim vta take h/ ashore, take h/ off a boat or vehicle, unload h/ off something; take h/ off the fire

Paired with: agwaasidoon vti2

agwaasidoon vti2 take it ashore, take it off a boat or vehicle, unload it off something

Paired with: agwaashim vta

agwaasijigaade vii it is taken ashore; it is taken off the fire

agwaasijigaazo vai s/he is taken ashore; s/he is taken off the fire

agwaawidoon vti2 carry, take it ashore

Paired with: agwaawizh vta

agwaawizh vta carry, take h/ ashore

Paired with: agwaawidoon vti2

carry ashore on back
agwaayoom vta carry, take h/ shore on the back

Paired with: agwaayoondan vti

agwaayoondan vti carry, take it ashore on the back

Paired with: agwaayoom vta

wade ashore
agwaayaadagaazii vai s/he wades ashore

Asian
n
Asian
aniibiishikewinini na an Asian

aniibiishikewikwe na an Asian woman

aside
adv
kick aside
ikowebishkan vti kick, shove it aside or out of the way (with the foot or body)

Paired with: ikowebishkaw vta

ikowebishkaw vta kick, shove h/ aside or out of the way (with the foot or body)

Paired with: ikowebishkan vti

shove aside
ikowebin vta push, shove, toss, throw h/ aside or out of the way (with hands)

Paired with: ikowebinan vti

ikowebinan vti push, shove, toss, throw it aside or out of the way (with hands)

Paired with: ikowebin vta

ikoweba' vta shove h/ aside or out of the way (using something)

Paired with: ikoweba'an vti

ikoweba'an vti shove it aside or out of the way (using something)

Paired with: ikoweba' vta

ikowebishkaw vta kick, shove h/ aside or out of the way (with the foot or body)

Paired with: ikowebishkan vti

ikowebishkan vti kick, shove it aside or out of the way (with the foot or body)

Paired with: ikowebishkaw vta

toss aside
ikowebin vta push, shove, toss, throw h/ aside or out of the way (with hands)

Paired with: ikowebinan vti

ikowebinan vti push, shove, toss, throw it aside or out of the way (with hands)

Paired with: ikowebin vta

ask
[question]
vt
ask
gagwedwe vai s/he asks, asks a question, inquires

gagwejim vta ask, question h/

gagwejindiwag vai they ask, question each other

ask
[request]
vt
ask
nandodan vti [ML] ask for, request, order it

Paired with: nandom vta [ML] See also: andodan vti

andodan vti ask for, request, order it

nandom vta [ML] ask for, call, summon h/

See also: andom vta

andom vta ask for, call, summon h/

See also: nandom vta [ML]

nandodamaw vta [ML] ask h/, beg h/ for (it)

See also: andodamaw vta

andodamaw vta ask h/ for (it); beg h/ for (it)

See also: nandodamaw vta [ML]

nandodamaage vai s/he asks people, begs people for things

See also: andodamaage vai [N]

andodamaage vai [N] s/he asks people, begs people for things

See also: nandodamaage vai

go and ask
nandwewendan vti go and ask for it

Paired with: nandwewem vta

nandwewem vta go and ask for h/

See also: andwewem vta

andwewem vta go and ask for h/

See also: nandwewem vta

nandwewendamaw vta go and ask h/ (for (it))

ask
[invite]
vt
ask along
wiizhaam vta invite h/ (to join an activity), ask h/ along

asleep
[sleeping]
adj
asleep
nibaa vai s/he sleeps, is asleep

fall asleep
gawingwashi vai s/he falls asleep

pretend to be asleep
nibekaazo vai s/he pretends to sleep or be asleep

sound asleep
boozaangwaam vai [ML] s/he is sound asleep, sleeps deeply

See also: boozaangwaami vai [RL] ; boozaangwaamo vai

boozaangwaami vai [RL] s/he is sound asleep, sleeps deeply

See also: boozaangwaam vai [ML] ; boozaangwaamo vai

asleep
[numb body part]
adj
arm is alseep
giikimaninike vai h/ arm is asleep, arms are asleep; h/ arm feels numb, arms feel numb

foot is asleep
giikimanizide vai h/ foot is asleep, feet are asleep; h/ foot feels numb, feet feel numb

hand is asleep
giikimanininjii vai h/ hand is asleep, hands are asleep; h/ hand feels numb, hands feel numb

leg is asleep
giikimanigaade vai h/ leg is asleep, legs are asleep; h/ leg feels numb, legs feel numb