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ozhibii'igewikwe na a (female) office worker, a clerk, a secretary

ozhibii'igewinini na a (male) office worker, a clerk, a secretary

ozhiboodoon vti2 saw it to shape

Paired with: ozhiboozh vta

ozhiboozh vta saw h/ to shape

Paired with: ozhiboodoon vti2

ozhichigan ni something made, built, or formed: a hand-made thing, a manufactured thing, a product

ozhichigaade vii it is made, built, formed (by someone), "they" make, build, form it

ozhichigaazo vai s/he is made, built, formed (by someone), "they" make, build, form h/

ozhichige vai s/he makes, builds, forms things

ozid nid h/ foot

ozhidaabaanike vai s/he gets h/ sled ready, packs h/ sled

ozide-miikana ni a footpath

ozhiga' vta
  1. hew h/ to shape
  2. tap h/ (a tree, to get sap)

Paired with: ozhiga'an vti

ozhiga'an vti
  1. hew it to shape
  2. tap it

Paired with: ozhiga' vta

(detransitive) ozhiga'ige vai s/he taps trees (derived noun) ozhiga'igan ni a faucet; a tap, a spile, a spigot (for getting sap from a tree) (derived noun) ozhiga'igan na a tapped tree (verb of undergoing) ozhiga'igaazo vai s/he (a tree) is tapped, can be tapped (by someone)
ozhiga'igan na a tapped tree

ozhiga'igan ni a faucet; a tap, a spile, a spigot (for getting sap from a tree)

ozhiga'igaazo vai s/he (a tree) is tapped, can be tapped (by someone)

ozhiga'ige vai s/he taps trees

ozhiga'wi vta [NI]

ozhiga' vta

ozhigaw vta build a dwelling (lodge, house) for h/

ozhigaabawi vai s/he stands in place, stands ready

ozhigaabawi' vta give h/ a place to stand

ozhigaabawitan vti stand before it

Paired with: ozhigaabawitaw vta

ozhigaabawitaw vta stand before h/

Paired with: ozhigaabawitan vti

ozhigaage vai s/he builds dwellings (lodge, house) for people

ozhige vai s/he builds a dwelling (lodge, house), makes camp

(benefactive) ozhigaw vta build a dwelling (lodge, house) for h/
(detransitive) ozhigaage vai s/he builds dwellings (lodge, house) for people