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mashkawigwaadan vti sew it strongly or tightly

Paired with: mashkawigwaazh vta

mashkawigwaade vii it is sewn strongly or tightly

mashkawigwaazh vta sew it (animate) strongly or tightly

mashkawigwaazo vai it (animate) is sewn strongly or tightly

Paired with: mashkawigwaade vii

mashkawijaanewaji vai s/he has a frozen nose

mashkawijiwan vii it is strong current

mashkawijiishkiwagad vii it (something mud-like) is hard

Paired with: mashkawijiishkiwagizi vai

mashkawijiishkiwagizi vai it (animate; mud-like, e.g., dough) is hard

Paired with: mashkawijiishkiwagad vii

mashkawimaagozi vai s/he smells strong, stinks

Paired with: mashkawimaagwad vii

mashkawimaagwad vii it smells strong, stinks

Paired with: mashkawimaagozi vai

mashkawimaaso vai s/he has a strong aroma, smells strong burning or cooking

Paired with: mashkawimaate vii

mashkawimaate vii it has a strong aroma, smells strong burning or cooking

Paired with: mashkawimaaso vai

mashkawin vta hold h/ tight, have a firm grip on h/

Paired with: mashkawinan vti

mashkawinamaw vta hold (it) tightly for h/

mashkawinan vti hold it tight, have a firm grip on it

Paired with: mashkawin vta

(benefactive) mashkawinamaw vta hold (it) tightly for h/ (detransitive) mashkawinige vai s/he holds things tight, holds things with a firm grip (verb of undergoing) mashkawinigaade vii it is held tight (by someone), "they" hold it tight (verb of undergoing) mashkawinigaazo vai s/he is held tight (by someone), "they" hold h/ tight
mashkawinigaade vii it is held tight (by someone), "they" hold it tight

mashkawinigaazo vai s/he is held tight (by someone), "they" hold h/ tight

mashkawinige vai s/he holds things tight, holds things with a firm grip

mashkawipogozi vai s/he tastes strong

Paired with: mashkawipogwad vii

mashkawipogwad vii it tastes strong

Paired with: mashkawipogozi vai

mashkawisin vii it is stuck fast; it firms up, sets; it is expressed in a strong or firm way

Paired with: mashkawishin vai

mashkawiskawe vai it (animate; fish) has firm meat

mashkawishin vai s/he or it (animate) is stuck fast; it (animate) firms up, sets

Paired with: mashkawisin vii

mashkawitawagewaji vai s/he has a frozen ear or ears

mashkawitoon vti2 make it strong

mashkawiwidaaso vai s/he powerfully carries loads

mashkawiwidoon vti2 powerfully carry it

mashkawizi vai s/he is strong, hard, dense

Paired with: mashkawaa vii

mashkawizidewaji vai s/he has a frozen foot or frozen feet

mashkawizigwaa vii it (ice- or cake-like) is hard, is firm

mashkawizii vai s/he has inner strength; s/he or it (animate) is strong [of a person or animal]

(verb of pretending) mashkawiziikaazo vai s/he pretends to be strong (derived noun) mashkawiziiwin ni a muscle; power
mashkawiziikaazo vai s/he pretends to be strong

mashkawiziiwin ni a muscle; power

mashkawiingwewaji vai s/he has a frozen face

mashkiki ni a pill; medicine, a medicine, a drug

(verb of making) mashkikiike vai s/he makes medicine
(benefactive) mashkikiikaw vta make medicine for h/ mashkikiikaadan vti make medicine of it; put medicine on it (applicative) mashkikiikaazh vta doctor h/, treat h/ medically (verb of use) mashkikiikaagen vai + o s/he uses it for medicine
(verb of being) mashkikiiwi vai it (animate) is a medicine, is medicinal; s/he has medicine on h/ self (verb of being) mashkikiiwan vii it is a medicine, is medicinal (verb of possession) omashkikiimi vai s/he has medicine
mashkikiwaabo ni [BL] a medicinal tea, liquid medicine

See also: mashkikiwaaboo ni

(verb of making) mashkikiwaabooke vai s/he makes liquid medicine
(applicative) mashkikiwaabookaadan vti make a medicinal tea of it (applicative) mashkikiwaabookaazh vta make a medicinal tea of h/
(benefactive) mashkikiwaabookaw vta make liquid medicine for h/
mashkikiwaaboo ni a medicinal tea, liquid medicine

See also: mashkikiwaabo ni [BL]

(verb of making) mashkikiwaabooke vai s/he makes liquid medicine
mashkikiwaabookaw vta make liquid medicine for h/

mashkikiwaabookaadan vti make a medicinal tea of it

Paired with: mashkikiwaabookaazh vta

mashkikiwaabookaazh vta make a medicinal tea of h/

Paired with: mashkikiwaabookaadan vti

mashkikiwaabooke vai s/he makes liquid medicine

(benefactive) mashkikiwaabookaw vta make liquid medicine for h/
mashkikii-adaawewigamig ni a pharmacy, a drugstore

mashkikii-adaawewinini na a pharmacist, a druggist

mashkikiikaw vta make medicine for h/

mashkikiikaadan vti make medicine of it; put medicine on it

mashkikiikaagen vai + o s/he uses it for medicine

mashkikiikaazh vta doctor h/, treat h/ medically

Paired with: mashkikiikaadan vti

mashkikiike vai s/he makes medicine

mashkikiins ni a pill; {BL] (a piece of) candy

mashkikiiwadaawewigamig ni a pharmacy, a drugstore

mashkikiiwan vii it is a medicine, is medicinal

mashkikiiwi vai it (animate) is a medicine, is medicinal; s/he has medicine on h/ self

mashkikiiwikwe na a nurse (female)

(verb of being) mashkikiiwikwewi vai she is a nurse
mashkikiiwikwewi vai she is a nurse

mashkikiiwinini na a doctor; a physician

(verb of being) mashkikiiwininiiwi vai he is a doctor, is a physician
mashkikiiwininiikwe na a doctor (female), a physician (female)

mashkikiiwininiiwi vai he is a doctor, is a physician

mashkimod ni a bag, a sack

(verb of possession) omashkimodaa vai s/he has a bag or bags, has a sack or sacks (verb of making) mashkimodeke vai s/he makes a bag, makes a sack
mashkimodegwaadan vti sew it as a bag

(derived noun) mashkimodegwaajigan ni a pocket
mashkimodegwaajigan ni a pocket

mashkimodeke vai s/he makes a bag, makes a sack

mashkimodens ni a small bag: a wallet, a coin purse, a pouch, an envelope

mashkiig ni [N] a swamp, a muskeg

(verb of abundance) mashkiigokaa vii there are muskegs, it is marshy
mashkiigimin ni lowbush cranberry

[
small cranberry, cranberry
Oxycoccus quadripetalus
]

mashkiigiminaganzh ni a lowbush cranberry bush

mashkiigiminagaawanzh ni [ML] a lowbush cranberry bush

[
small cranberry, cranberry
Oxycoccus quadripetalus
]

mashkiigimini-bakwezhigan na cranberry bannock

mashkiigimini-baashkiminasigan ni cranberry sauce

mashkiigobag ni Labrador tea

[
Rhododendron groenlandicum
]

mashkiigobagwaabo ni [BL] swamp tea

See also: mashkiigobagwaaboo ni

mashkiigobagwaaboo ni swamp tea

mashkiigokamig ni peat moss, sphagnum moss

See also: mashkiigwakamig ni

mashkiigokaa vii there are muskegs, it is marshy

mashkiigomizh na a tamarack

See also: mashkiigwaatig na

mashkiigwakamig ni peat moss, sphagnum moss

See also: mashkiigokamig ni

mashkiigwakamigaa vii it is swampy ground

mashkiigwaabo ni [BL] swamp water

mashkiigwaagamaa vii there is a swampy lake or a swampy part of a lake

mashkiigwaatig na a tamarack

[
Larix laricina
]

(verb of abundance) mashkiigwaatigokaa vii there are (many) tamaracks
mashkiigwaatigokaa vii there are (many) tamaracks

mashkode ni a prairie, a plain, a natural clearing

mashkode-bizhiki na a bison; a buffalo

[
American bison
Bison bison
]

mashkode-bizhiki-wiiyaas ni buffalo meat

mashkode-bizhikiwayaan na a buffalo hide

mashkodese na a spruce grouse

[
Dendragapus canadensis
]

mashkodese-nagwaagan ni a spruce hen snare

mashkodesimin na a bean

See also: mashkodiisimin na

mashkodesiminaaboo ni bean soup

mashkodiisimin na a bean

See also: mashkodesimin na

mashkosi ni [N] grass, hay, a blade of grass

See also: mashkosiw ni

(verb of abundance) mashkosiikaa vii there is a lot of hay, a meadow (verb of making) mashkosiike vai s/he cuts hay
mashkosiw ni grass, hay, a blade of grass

See also: mashkosi ni [N]

(verb of abundance) mashkosiikaa vii there is a lot of hay, a meadow (verb of making) mashkosiike vai s/he cuts hay
mashkosiigaan ni a lodge of grass

mashkosiikaa vii there is a lot of hay, a meadow

mashkosiike vai s/he cuts hay

mashkosiinsiwakamigaa vii it (the ground) is grassy

mashkosiiwakamigaa vii it (the ground) is grassy (with high grass)

mashkosiiwitigweyaa vii it is a grassy river

mashwe na [LL] [RL] a shawl

See also: moshwe na [ML]

mashwens na [LL] [RL] a handkerchief

See also: moshwens ni

mawadisidiwag vai they visit each other