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makwanii'igan ni a bear trap

makwasaagim na [ML] a bear paw snowshoe

makwasaam na [BL] a bearpaw snowshoe

makwayaan na a bear hide

makwaazh ni a bear den

mamadwebiigamitoo vai s/he makes noise in the water

mamadweganaandan vti keep pounding it, keep hitting it audibly

mamadwe'ige vai s/he keeps on pounding audibly

mamadwetoo vai s/he makes noise moving around out of sight

mamadweyaashkaa vii it (waves) can be heard

mamadwezige vai s/he is heard firing repeatedly

mamagoniishkwe vai s/he has the mumps

mamakizi vai s/he has smallpox

(derived noun) mamakiziwin ni smallpox
mamakiziwin ni smallpox

mamakii' vta allot h/ land

(reciprocal) mamakii'idiwag vai they are allotted land
mamakii'idim vai there is an allotment of land

mamakii'idiwag vai they are allotted land

mamaw vta take (it) from, pick it up from h/

mamawadisidiwag vai they visit each other back and forth

mamawadishiwe vai s/he visits back and forth

mamayaawii vai s/he starts moving around and getting up

mamazinaada'e vai s/he is figure-skating

mamazinaande vii it has a multicolored design, has a colorful pattern

mamazinigwaade vii it is sewn with designs, is embroidered

Paired with: mamazinigwaazo vai

mamazinigwaazo vai s/he is sewn with designs, is embroidered

Paired with: mamazinigwaade vii