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makadewaakozi vai s/he is black (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: makadewaakwad vii

makadewaakwad vii it is black (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: makadewaakozi vai

makadewaanakwad vii it is a dark cloud

See also: makadeyaanakwad vii

makadewaanakwagoode vii there are dark clouds in the sky

makadewaande vii it is colored black

Paired with: makadewaanzo vai

makadewaanowe vai s/he (an animal) has a black tail

makadewaanzan vti dye, color it black

makadewaanzo vai s/he is colored black

Paired with: makadewaande vii

makadewaawangad vii it (something granular) is black, is dark

makadewegad vii it is black (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: makadewegizi vai

makadewegin ni black cloth

makadewegizi vai s/he is black (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: makadewegad vii

makadewibii' vta paint h/ black

Paired with: makadewibii'an vti

makadewibii'an vti paint it black

(detransitive) makadewibii'ige vai s/he paints (things) in black (verb of undergoing) makadewibii'igaazo vai s/he is painted black (by someone)
makadewibii'igaazo vai s/he is painted black (by someone)

makadewibii'ige vai s/he paints (things) in black

makadewigwan na a black feather

See also: makade-miigwan na

makadewigwane vai s/he (a bird) has black feathers

makadewi' vta make h/ black

Paired with: makadewitoon vti2

makadewi'o vai s/he wears black

makadewijiishkiwagad vii it is black mud

makadewikonaye vai s/he dresses in black

makadewikonaye na a priest

See also: mekadewikonaye na

makadewikonayekwe na a nun

makadewikoozhe vai s/he has a black beak