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diba'aatigwe vai s/he scales timber

diba'igan adv num
  1. an hour
  2. a mile

daso-diba'igan adv num

diba'igane vii [N] it is a certain time in hours; it is a distance in miles

diba'iganed vii [S]
  1. it is a time in hours
  2. it is a distance in miles

daso-diba'iganed vii [S]

diba'iganeyaa vii [BL] it is a time in hours

daso-diba'iganeyaa vii [BL]

diba'igaans adv num
  1. a minute
  2. an acre

daso-diba'igaans adv num

diba'ige vai s/he measures things; s/he pays things

diba'igese vii it pays off, pays for itself

diba'igeziswaan na [RL] a clock

See also: diba'igiiziswaan na

diba'igeziswaanens na [RL] a watch

See also: diba'igiiziswaanens na

diba'igiiziswaan na a clock

See also: diba'igeziswaan na [RL]

diba'igiiziswaanens na a watch

See also: diba'igeziswaanens na [RL]

diba'iminaan adv num bushel, container for dry measure

diba'oobaan adv qnt gallon

diba'wi vta [NI]

diba' vta

dibaabam vta inspect, check up on h/, look h/ over; adjust h/ [sheet-like]

Paired with: dibaabandan vti

dibaabandan vti inspect, check up on it, look it over

Paired with: dibaabam vta

dibaabiigin vta measure h/ (as with something string-like)

Paired with: dibaabiiginan vti

dibaabiiginan vti measure it (as with something string-like)

Paired with: dibaabiigin vta

dibaabiiginigan ni a tape measure
dibaabiiginigan ni a tape measure

See also: dibaabiiginiganeyaab ni

dibaabiiginiganeyaab ni a tape measure

See also: dibaabiiginigan ni

dibaabiishkoodoon vti2 weigh it (on a scale)

Paired with: dibaabiishkoozh vta

(detransitive) dibaabiishkoojige vai s/he weighs things (on a scale) (derived noun) dibaabiishkoojigan ni a scale
dibaabiishkoojigan ni a scale

dibaabiishkoojigan adv num a pound

daso-dibaabiishkoojigan adv num

dibaabiishkoojige vai s/he weighs things (on a scale)