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daswewaan qnt num a certain number of sets or pairs, so many sets or pairs

daswewaanagadoon vii there are a certain number of sets, pairs, or kinds of them (inanimate); there are so many sets, pairs, or kinds of them (inanimate)

Paired with: daswewaanagiziwag vai

daswewaanagiziwag vai there are of a certain number of sets, pairs, or kinds of them (animate); there are so many sets, pairs, or kinds of them (animate)

Paired with: daswewaanagadoon vii

daswi qnt num a certain number; so many

dash adv conj but; and, and then, then

See also: idash adv conj

dashi vai s/he, it (animate) is so much, there is so much of h/, it (animate)

Paired with: dasin vii See also: dashiwag vai

dashiwag vai they (animate) are a certain number, there are a certain number of them; they (animate) are so many, there are so many of them

Paired with: dasinoon vii See also: dashi vai

datakibiisaa vii it is cold rain

datakininjii vai s/he has cool or cold hands

datakizide vai h/ feet are chilled or cold

datangishkaw vta keep kicking h/

datangishkodaadiwag vai they keep kicking each other

dataatabanaamo vai s/he breathes fast

dawabi vai s/he makes room (for someone to sit)

dawabiitaw vta make room for h/ to sit

dawaa vii there is a space, a gap, room

dawaabide vai s/he has a missing tooth or has missing teeth, has a gap in h/ teeth

dawaagonebidoon vti2 push snow off it

(detransitive) dawaagonebijige vai s/he pushes snow off something; s/he plows snow (derived noun) dawaagonebijigan na a snow plow
dawaagonebijigan na a snow plow

dawaagonebijige vai s/he plows snow; s/he pushes snow off something

dawaagoneshkige vai s/he clears space or path in snow with feet

dawaakiz vta burn a passage through it (animate)

dawaakizo vai it (animate) has a passage burned through it

dawibidoon vti2 pull it apart to form a gap

Paired with: dawibizh vta

(detransitive) dawibijige vai s/he pulls things apart to form a gap
dawibijige vai s/he pulls things apart to form a gap