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zhimaagan ni a spear, a lance

(verb of making) zhimaaganike vai s/he makes a spear or lance (verb of possession) ozhimaagani vai s/he has a lance, spear
zhimaaganike vai s/he makes a spear or lance

zhimaaganish na
  1. a soldier
  2. a jack (card)

(verb of being) zhimaaganishiiwi vai s/he is a soldier
zhimaaganishii-aakoziiwigamig ni a veteran's hospital

zhimaaganishii-ogimaa na a military officer

zhimaaganishiiwi vai s/he is a soldier

zhimaaganishiiwigamig ni a veteran's home

zhinawa'oojigan ni a small round bell, a dance bell, a sleigh bell

zhinawaabikise vii it jingles, rattles

zhinawise vai s/he rattles

Paired with: zhinawise vii

zhinawise vii it rattles

Paired with: zhinawise vai

zhinawisidamaw vta rattle, jingle, ring (something) for h/

zhinawisidoon vti2 rattle, jingle, ring it (by dropping or hitting)

Paired with: zhinawishim vta

(benefactive) zhinawisidamaw vta rattle, jingle, ring (something) for h/ zhinawisijigan ni [BL] a rattle
zhinawisijigan ni [BL] a rattle

zhinawisin vii it rattles, rings

Paired with: zhinawishin vai

zhinawishim vta rattle, jingle, ring it (animate) (by dropping or hitting)

Paired with: zhinawisidoon vti2

zhinawishin vai s/he rattles, rings

Paired with: zhinawisin vii

zhingaden vta spread h/ out

Paired with: zhingadenan vti

zhingadenan vti spread it out (forcefully by hand)

Paired with: zhingaden vta

zhingadesidoon vti2 lay it spread out

Paired with: zhingadeshim vta

zhingadesin vii it lies spread out

Paired with: zhingadeshin vai

zhingadeshim vta lay h/ spread out

Paired with: zhingadesidoon vti2

zhingadeshin vai s/he lies spread out

Paired with: zhingadesin vii

zhingadeweba' vta spread it (animate) out (forcefully using something)

Paired with: zhingadeweba'an vti

zhingadeweba'an vti spread it out [forcefully using something]

Paired with: zhingadeweba' vta ; zhingadeweba'wi vta [NI]