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jiikitan vti enjoy the sound of, be pleased to listen to it

Paired with: jiikitaw vta

jiikitaw vta enjoy the sound of, be pleased to listen to h/

Paired with: jiikitan vti

jiikitaagozi vai s/he really sounds good, is a pleasure to listen to

Paired with: jiikitaagwad vii

jiikitaagwad vii it sounds really good, is a pleasure to listen to

Paired with: jiikitaagozi vai

jiimaan ni a boat; a canoe

(verb of making) jiimaanike vai s/he makes a canoe; s/he makes a boat (verb of possession) ojiimaani vai s/he has a boat, has a canoe
jiimaanike vai s/he makes a boat; s/he makes a canoe

jiimaanikewinini na a canoe maker, a boat builder

jiimaaniigin ni [BL] canoe canvas

jiimaaniigino-jiimaan ni [BL] a canvas canoe

jiime vai s/he canoes, paddles

jiingwe vii it rumbles, roars

jiis ni a rutabaga

jiisakaan ni a shaking tent

jiisakii vai s/he operates a shaking tent

(derived noun) jiisakaan ni a shaking tent
jiisakiiwinini na an operator of a shaking tent

jiisibidoon vti2 pinch it

Paired with: jiisibizh vta

jiisibinidiwag vai they pinch each other

jiisibizh vta pinch h/

Paired with: jiisibidoon vti2

(reciprocal) jiisibinidiwag vai they pinch each other
jiiskinikebizo vai s/he wears a bracelet, wears an arm garter or arm garters

(derived noun) jiiskinikebizon ni an arm garter; an armband; a bracelet
jiiskinikebizon ni an arm garter; an armband; a bracelet

jiiswi vta [BL] sting h/

jiishada' vta sweep h/, brush something off h/

Paired with: jiishada'an vti

jiishada'an vti sweep it, brush something off it

(detransitive) jiishada'ige vai s/he sweeps (derived noun) jiishada'igan ni a broom
jiishada'igan ni a broom

jiishada'ige vai s/he sweeps