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zhiiwaabookaade vii it is pickled

zhiiwaagama'amaw vta [BL] sweeten it (a drink) for h/

zhiiwaagama'an vti [BL] sweeten it (a drink)

(benefactive) zhiiwaagama'amaw vta [BL] sweeten it (a drink) for h/
zhiiwaagamide vii it thickens into syrup

zhiiwaagamin vii it (a liquid) is sour; [BL] it (a liquid) is sweet

zhiiwaagaminamaw vta [BL] sweeten it (liquid) for h/

zhiiwaagaminan vti [BL] sweeten it (liquid)

(benefactive) zhiiwaagaminamaw vta [BL] sweeten it (liquid) for h/
zhiiwaagamisin vii it (liquid) turns sour

zhiiwaagamizan vti cook it to a syrup

(detransitive) zhiiwaagamizige vai s/he makes syrup (verb of undergoing) zhiiwaagamizigaade vii it is cooked to syrup (by someone), "they" cook it to syrup (derived noun) zhiiwaagamizigan ni syrup; maple syrup
(verb of making) zhiiwaagamiziganike vai s/he makes syrup
zhiiwaagamizigan ni maple syrup; syrup

See also: anishinaabe-zhiiwaagamizigan ni

zhiiwaagamiziganike vai s/he makes syrup

zhiiwaagamizigaade vii it is cooked to syrup (by someone), "they" cook it to syrup

zhiiwaagamizige vai s/he makes syrup

zhiiwaakigane vai s/he has heartburn

zhiiwi- pv lex [BL] sweet; sour

zhiiwi-bakwezhigan na [BL] cake; pastry; sweetroll

zhiiwi-bipakoombens ni [ML] a pickle

zhiiwibag ni rhubarb, a rhubarb leaf

zhiiwi' vta make h/ sour; sour h/

Paired with: zhiiwitoon vti2

zhiiwimaagozi vai
  1. s/he or it (animate) smells sour
  2. s/he or it (animate) smells sweet

Paired with: zhiiwimaagwad vii

zhiiwimaagwad vii
  1. it smells sour
  2. it smells sweet

Paired with: zhiiwimaagozi vai

zhiiwinamaw vta sweeten (it) for h/

zhiiwinan vti [RL] sweeten it

(benefactive) zhiiwinamaw vta sweeten (it) for h/ (verb of undergoing) zhiiwinigaade vii [RL] it is sweetened (by someone), "they" sweeten it (detransitive) zhiiwinige vai s/he sweetens something
zhiiwinigaade vii [RL] it is sweetened (by someone), "they" sweeten it

zhiiwinige vai s/he sweetens something