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odaabii' vta drive h/

(detransitive) odaabii'iwe vai s/he drives (derived noun) odaabii'aagan na a draft animal
odaabii'aagan na a draft animal

odaabii'iwe vai s/he drives

odaabii'iwe-mazina'igan ni a driver's license

See also: odaabii'iwe-mazina'igaans ni [ML]

odaabii'iwe-mazina'igaans ni [ML] a driver's license

See also: odaabii'iwe-mazina'igan ni

odaabii'iwewinini na a driver

odaabiisim na a sled dog

odaagimi vai s/he has a snowshoe or snowshoes

odaake vai
  1. s/he steers
  2. s/he governs, directs affairs

(derived noun) odaakewin ni government; management; law
odaake-ogimaa na a director; a governor

odaakewigimaa na a director

odaakewin ni government; management; law

odaamikan nid h/ chin; h/ jaw

odaanaang adv loc behind, at the back, in the rear

odaangoshenyan nad her cross-cousin: (a female cross-cousin: her mother's brother's daughter, her father's sister's daughter)

odaangweyan nad her sister-in-law (a female's sister-in-law)

odaani vai s/he has a daughter

odaanisan nad h/ daughter

odaanisi vai s/he has a daughter

odaanisim vta have h/ as a daughter

odaanzhenan vti turn it (a fire, a light) down, dim it

(detransitive) odaanzhenige vai s/he turns the fire down, dims the light
odaanzhenige vai s/he turns the fire down, dims the light

odaapide vii it shrinks (from heat)

Paired with: odaapizo vai

odaapin vta take, accept, pick h/ up

Paired with: odaapinan vti

odaapinamaw vta accept, take (it) from h/; pick (it) up from h/