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zhoominaaboo ni wine

See also: mazhoominaaboo ni [RL] ; zhoominaabo ni [BL]

zhoominens ni [ML] a raisin

See also: zhoominens na

zhoominens na a raisin

See also: zhoominens ni [ML]

zhoominensiwi-bakwezhigan na [BL] raisin bannock

zhoomiingweni vai s/he smiles

zhoomiingwetaw vta smile at h/

zhooniyaa na money

(verb of possession) ozhooniyaami vai s/he has money (verb of making) zhooniyaake vai s/he makes money, earns money
(applicative) zhooniyaakaadan vti make money off it (applicative) zhooniyaakaazh vta make money off h/
(derived noun) zhooniyaans na
  1. a coin
  2. a small (silver) coin, a dime
zhooniyaa ni silver

See also: zhooniyaawaabik ni

zhooniyaa-makak ni a money box, a safe

zhooniyaa-mashkimod ni a purse, a handbag, a wallet

zhooniyaa-mazina'igan ni a check

zhooniyaa-waagosh na a silver fox

[
red fox
Vulpes vulpes
]

zhooniyaakaadan vti make money off it

Paired with: zhooniyaakaazh vta

zhooniyaakaazh vta make money off h/

Paired with: zhooniyaakaadan vti

zhooniyaake vai s/he makes money, earns money

zhooniyaans na
  1. a coin
  2. a small (silver) coin, a dime

zhooniyaansiwataage vai s/he plays penny-ante poker

zhooniyaawataadiwag vai they play poker

zhooniyaawaabik na a coin

zhooniyaawaabik ni silver

See also: zhooniyaa ni

zhooniyaawigamig ni a bank

zhooniyaawikwe na a banker, a treasurer (female)

zhooniyaawinini na a banker, a treasurer

zhooniyaawininiiwi vai he is a banker, is a treasurer

zhooshimaan na snowsnake