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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

odawemaan nad h/ sibling of the opposite sex: her brother, his sister

odaya'aami vai s/he has property, has dependents

odaya'iimi vai s/he has stuff, has property

odayan nad h/ dog; h/ horse

odayi vai
  1. s/he has a dog
  2. s/he has a horse

odazhigani vai s/he has socks

odaabaabika'igani vai s/he has a key or keys

odaabaadan vti drag, pull it as a load

Paired with: odaabaazh vta

odaabaajigaade vii it is dragged (by someone), "they" drag it

odaabaajigaazo vai s/he is dragged (by someone), "they" drag h/

odaabaan na [LL] [ML]
  1. something pulled or dragged as a means of conveyance: a sled, a sleigh, a wagon
  2. a car, an automobile, a vehicle

See also: odaabaan ni [N]

(verb of making) odaabaanike vai s/he repairs, works on, or makes a means of conveyance or vehicle: car, automobile, wagon, sled. sleigh (verb of possession) odoodaabaani vai s/he has a car or cars
odaabaan ni [N]
  1. something dragged or pulled as a means of conveyance: a wagon
  2. a car, an automobile, a vehicle

See also: odaabaan na [LL] [ML]

(verb of making) odaabaanike vai s/he repairs, works on, or makes a means of conveyance or vehicle: car, automobile, wagon, sled. sleigh (verb of possession) odoodaabaani vai s/he has a car or cars
odaabaanaak na a sled; a sleigh

(verb of making) odaabaanaakoke vai s/he makes sleds, makes sleighs
odaabaanaakoke vai s/he makes sleds, makes sleighs

odaabaaneyaab ni a sled rope

odaabaani-maajiishkaachigan ni a car starter

odaabaani-waabamojichaagwaan ni a rearview mirror

odaabaanikana ni a highway; a wagon trail

odaabaanike vai s/he repairs, works on, or makes a means of conveyance or vehicle: car, automobile, wagon, sled. sleigh

odaabaanikewigamig ni a repair garage

odaabaanikewinini na an automobile mechanic

odaabaaniiwigamig ni a garage

odaabaazh vta drag, pull h/ as a load

Paired with: odaabaadan vti

odaabii vai s/he drags, pulls a load; pulls a sled

odaabaadan vti drag, pull it as a load
(verb of undergoing) odaabaajigaade vii it is dragged (by someone), "they" drag it (verb of undergoing) odaabaajigaazo vai s/he is dragged (by someone), "they" drag h/
odaabaazh vta drag, pull h/ as a load
odaabii-mishtadim na [BL] a draft horse