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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

zhiiwipidan vti find it tastes sour

zhiiwipogozi vai it (animate) tastes sour; [BL] it (animate) tastes sweet

Paired with: zhiiwipogwad vii

zhiiwipogwad vii it tastes sour; [BL] it tastes sweet

Paired with: zhiiwipogozi vai

zhiiwisijigan na sourdough

zhiiwisijigaans na a pickle

zhiiwisin vii it turns sour

Paired with: zhiiwishin vai

zhiiwishin vai it (animate) turns sour

Paired with: zhiiwisin vii

zhiiwitaagan ni salt

zhiiwitaagana' vta salt h/

Paired with: zhiiwitaagana'an vti

zhiiwitaagana'an vti salt it

Paired with: zhiiwitaagana' vta

(detransitive) zhiiwitaagana'ige vai s/he salts things (verb of undergoing) zhiiwitaagana'igaade vii it is salted (by someone), "they" salt it (verb of undergoing) zhiiwitaagana'igaazo vai it (animate) is salted (by someone), "they" salt it (animate)
zhiiwitaagana'igaade vii it is salted (by someone), "they" salt it

zhiiwitaagana'igaazo vai it (animate) is salted (by someone), "they" salt it (animate)

zhiiwitaagana'ige vai s/he salts things

zhiiwitaaganaabo ni brine; salt water

See also: zhiiwitaaganaaboo ni

zhiiwitaaganaaboo ni brine; salt water

See also: zhiiwitaaganaabo ni

zhiiwitaaganaagamin vii it (a liquid) is salty

zhiiwitaagani-gookoosh na salt pork

zhiiwitaaganipogozi vai it (animate) tastes salty

Paired with: zhiiwitaaganipogwad vii

zhiiwitaaganipogwad vii it tastes salty

Paired with: zhiiwitaaganipogozi vai

zhiiwitoon vti2 make it sour

Paired with: zhiiwi' vta

zhiiwizi vai it (animate) is sour; [BL] it (animate) is sweet

Paired with: zhiiwaa vii [RL]

zhoobi' vta attract, please h/

zhoobizi vai s/he is tempted

zhoodaawinini na a Jew

zhoominaabo ni [BL] wine

See also: zhoominaaboo ni

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

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/ (or it (animate) (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

zhooshkonigewigamig ni a bingo hall

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

zhooshkoode vai s/he or it (animate) crawls sliding along, slithers

zhooshkwabi vai s/he slides over sitting

zhooshkwadaawanga'an vti smooth it (sand) (using something)

zhooshkwadin vii it freezes smooth, is frozen smooth

zhooshkwa' vta smooth h/ (using something)

Paired with: zhooshkwa'an vti

zhooshkwa'an vti iron it; smooth it (using something)

(detransitive) zhooshkwa'ige vai s/he irons clothes (derived noun) zhooshkwa'igan na an iron
zhooshkwa'igan na an iron

See also: zhooshkwega'igan ni ; zhooshkwega'igan na [RL]

zhooshkwa'iganaatig ni [BL] an ironing board