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debwewidam vai2 s/he is heard speaking or making vocal sounds at a distance

debwewin ni truth

debweyendam vai2 s/he believes, agrees (in mind)

(derived noun) debweyendamowin ni belief, faith
debweyendamowin ni belief, faith

debweyendan vti believe in it

Paired with: debweyenim vta

debweyenim vta believe in h/

Paired with: debweyendan vti

dedibishkoodagaam adv loc on both sides directly across the water

dekaag ni-v ice cream

desabaadan vti sit astride it

Paired with: desabaazh vta

desabaazh vta ride mounted on top of h/; sit astride h/

Paired with: desabaadan vti

desabi vai s/he sits astride, sits straddling something; s/he rides mounted on top

(derived noun) desabiwin ni [BL] a chair, a seat; a saddle (applicative) desabaadan vti sit astride it (applicative) desabaazh vta sit astride h/; ride mounted on top of h/
desabiwin ni [BL] a chair, a seat; a saddle

desa'an vti prop it up to be a level surface

desa'on ni a platform, a bench, a bed in the wigwam

(verb of making) desa'onike vai s/he makes a platform in lodge
desa'onike vai s/he makes a platform in lodge

desakamigaa vii it is flat level ground

desaa vii it is a level surface

desaabaan ni a shelf

(verb of making) desaabaanike vai s/he builds a shelf
desaabaanike vai s/he builds a shelf

desaakwa'igan ni platform or rack for food preservation and storage

desaakwa'oodoon vti2 transport it on top of something on the water

Paired with: desaakwa'oozh vta

desaakwa'oozh vta transport h/ on top of something on the water

Paired with: desaakwa'oodoon vti2

desaandagizi vai s/he (tree) has flat needles

desaasin vii it soars, sails on the level

See also: desaashi vai

desaashi vai s/he soars, sails on the level

Paired with: desaasin vii