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biiwizhan vti cut it into scraps

biiwizhigan ni a scrap (left from cutting); a remnant; a quilt piece
biiwizhigan ni a quilt piece; a remnant; a scrap (left from cutting)

biizh vta bring h/

Paired with: biidoon vti2

biizikamoozh vta dress h/ in something, put (clothing) on h/

biizikan vti wear it, have it on (the body), put in on (the body)

Paired with: biizikaw vta

biizikaw vta wear h/, have it on (the body), put h/ on (the body),

Paired with: biizikan vti

biizikigan ni an item of clothing

See also: biizikiigan ni

biizikiigan ni an item of clothing

See also: biizikigan ni

biizikonaye vai s/he dresses, is dressed, puts on clothes

(causative) biizikonaye' vta put clothes on, dress h/
biizikonaye' vta put clothes on, dress h/

booch adv man it is certain; it is necessary; no matter what

boodawazo vai s/he builds a fire to warm up

boodawaadamii na a Potawatomi

boodawaadan vti build a fire in it; fire it up [as stove]

Paired with: boodawaazh vta

boodawaade vii there is a fire made in a fireplace

boodawaan ni a fireplace

boodawaanaabik ni a stove; a firepit; a fireplace

boodawaazh vta build a fire at h/

Paired with: boodawaadan vti

boodawe vai s/he builds a fire

(applicative) boodawaadan vti build a fire in it; fire it up [as stove] (applicative) boodawaazh vta build a fire at h/
boodawewinini na a maintenance engineer; a school custodian

boodaadamaw vta blow on or at (it) for h/

boodaadan vti blow on or at it

Paired with: boodaazh vta

(detransitive) boodaajige vai s/he blows on or at something (benefactive) boodaadamaw vta blow on or at (it) for h/ (derived noun) boodaajigan ni [BL] something blown: a horn, [diminutive] a whistle
boodaajigan ni [BL] something blown: a horn, [diminutive] a whistle

boodaajiganens ni [BL] a whistle

boodaajige vai s/he blows on or at something