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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

zhooshkobide vii it slides, slips, skids

Paired with: zhooshkobizo vai

zhooshkobizo vai s/he or it (animate) slides, slips

Paired with: zhooshkobide vii

zhooshkoboodoon vti2 smooth it (by abrasion)

Paired with: zhooshkoboozh vta

zhooshkoboozh vta smooth h/ (by abrasion)

Paired with: zhooshkoboodoon vti2

zhooshkodaabaan na a toboggan: a long sled without runners

zhooshkodaabaanike vai s/he makes a toboggan, goes tobogganing
zhooshkodaabaanike vai s/he makes a toboggan, goes tobogganing

zhooshkokojigan ni something used to smooth wood: a planer

zhooshkon vta slide h/ (with hand)

Paired with: zhooshkonan vti

zhooshkonamaw vta
  1. slide (it) to h/
  2. transfer (it) to h/

zhooshkonan vti slide it (with hand)

Paired with: zhooshkon vta

(benefactive) zhooshkonamaw vta
  1. slide (it) to h/
  2. transfer (it) to h/
(detransitive) zhooshkonige vai
  1. s/he slides things
  2. s/he plays a game (with a movable game piece), plays checkers, plays dominoes, plays bingo, plays shuffleboard, curls
(derived noun) zhooshkonigewin ni a game or sport using movable game pieces: checkers, bingo, dominoes, shuffleboard, curling
(derived noun) zhooshkonigan na a game piece that is slid: a checker, a domino tile
zhooshkonigan na a game piece that is slid: a checker, a domino tile

zhooshkonige vai
  1. s/he slides things
  2. s/he plays a game (with a movable game piece), plays checkers, plays dominoes, plays bingo, plays shuffleboard, curls

zhooshkonigewin ni a game or sport using movable game pieces: checkers, bingo, dominoes, shuffleboard, curling

zhooshkosaga'an vti smooth it (wood) using something

Paired with: zhooshkosaga'wi vta

zhooshkosaga'wi vta smooth it (animate; wood) using something

Paired with: zhooshkosaga'an vti

zhooshkoshimaan na a ski

zhooshkozi vai it (animate) is smooth

Paired with: zhooshkwaa vii

zhooshkozidebagizo vai s/he does a ballroom dance step (two step, waltz)

zhooshkozideni vai s/he slides h/ foot or feet

zhooshkozigwaa vii there is smooth ice