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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

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

aspen
n
aspen
azaadi na a poplar, an aspen

[
trembling aspen
Populus tremuloides
]

poplar wood
azaadiisag ni poplar wood

azaadiiwi-bigijiisag ni punky poplar wood used for smoking hides

See also: azaadii-biigijiisag ni

asphalt
n
asphalt
makade-bigiw na tar, asphalt

asphalt road
n
asphalt road
bigii-miikana ni an asphalt road

aspirations
n
high aspirations
ishpenimo vai s/he is proud, has self-respect

aspirin
n
aspirin
dewikwe-mashkikiins ni an aspirin

assemble
[put parts together]
vt
assemble
oninan vti form, shape, assemble it; put it in order, put it away

Paired with: onin vta

onin vta
  1. form, shape, assemble, order h/
  2. deal h/ (e.g., cards)

Paired with: oninan vti

oninige vai
  1. s/he forms, shapes, assembles, orders things
  2. s/he shuffles and deals cards

assemble
[come together]
vi
assemble
maamawi'idiwag vai they assemble, meet together

asigi'idiwag vai they come together, assemble

maawanji'idiwag vai they come together, meet with each other, have a meeting

Assiniboin
n
Assiniboin
asinii-bwaan na an Assiniboin

assistance
n
assistance
wiiji'idiwin ni mutual help or assistance, helping others

wiidookodaadiwin ni mutual help or assistance, helping others