Search the dictionary Advanced Search

How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

madwega'ige vai s/he is heard chopping, cutting something with an ax

madwegamide vii it makes noise boiling

Paired with: madwegamizo vai

madwegamijiizo vai h/ stomach growls

madwegamisin vii it is heard falling in water

Paired with: madwegamishin vai

madwegamishin vai s/he is heard falling in water

Paired with: madwegamisin vii

madwegamizo vai s/he makes noise boiling

Paired with: madwegamide vii

madwe' vta pound on, drum on h/

Paired with: madwe'an vti

madwe'an vti drum on it

Paired with: madwe' vta

(detransitive) madwe'ige vai
  1. s/he pounds on something making noise, drums on something
  2. an engine knocks
(verb of undergoing) madwe'igaade vii it is drummed on (by someone), "they" drum on it (verb of undergoing) madwe'igaazo vai s/e is drummed on (by someone), "they" drum on h/
madwe'igaade vii it is drummed on (by someone), "they" drum on it

madwe'igaazo vai s/e is drummed on (by someone), "they" drum on h/

madwe'ige vai
  1. s/he pounds on something making noise, drums on something
  2. an engine knocks

madwe'oone'ige vai s/he makes noise with h/ canoe

madwejiwan vii it is heard flowing

madwekamigishin vai s/he is heard falling on the ground

madwekamigishkige vai s/he is heard walking on or stamping the ground

madwekwadin vii the ice is heard cracking from the cold

madwem vta chew h/ audibly

Paired with: madwendan vti

madwenaamo vai [BL] s/he is heard breathing, snorts, huffs and puffs

madwendan vti chew it audibly

Paired with: madwem vta

(detransitive) madwenjige vai s/he chews something audibly, is heard chewing
madwengwaam vai [ML] s/he snores, makes noise in h/ sleep

See also: madwengwaami vai [N] ; madwengwaamo vai [BL]

madwengwaami vai [N] s/he snores, makes noise in h/ sleep

See also: madwengwaamo vai [BL] ; madwengwaam vai [ML]

madwengwaamo vai [BL] s/he snores, makes noise in h/ sleep

See also: madwengwaami vai [N] ; madwengwaam vai [ML]

madwenjige vai s/he chews something audibly, is heard chewing

madwesagibatoo vai s/he is heard running on the floor

madwesagishimo vai s/he is tap-dancing, is heard dancing on the floor