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apigaabawin vai + o stand on it

apigwayawegwaajigan ni a collar

apigwaadan vti sew it on over something: applique it, sew it on as a facing or lining

Paired with: apigwaazh vta

apigwaade vii it is sewn onto something

Paired with: apigwaazo vai

apigwaajigan ni something sewn over something: an appliqued piece, a lining, a facing, trim

apigwaazh vta sew it (animate) on over something: applique it (animate), sew it (animate) on as a facing or lining

Paired with: apigwaadan vti

apigwaazo vai it (animate) is sewn onto something

See also: apigwaade vii

apikan ni
  1. a strap, a tump line
  2. [plural] a harness

apikanike vai s/he makes a harness or tump line

apikaadan vti braid it

Paired with: apikaazh vta

apikaanashk ni a braid of sweetgrass

apikaanidizo vai s/he braids h/ own hair

apikaans ni a fan belt

apikaazh vta braid h/; braid h/ hair

(reflexive) apikaanidizo vai s/he braids h/ own hair
apike vai s/he braids

(applicative) apikaadan vti braid it (applicative) apikaazh vta braid h/; braid h/ hair
(reflexive) apikaanidizo vai s/he braids h/ own hair
apikwaanaanjii na [RL] a bat

apikweshimo vai s/he lies with head on something, uses a pillow

apikweshimon vai + o lie with your head on it (derived noun) apikweshimon ni a pillow
apikweshimon vai + o lie with your head on it

apikweshimon ni a pillow

apikweshimoniigin ni a pillowcase

apinikaazo vai s/he is named after somebody

(derived noun) apinikaazowin na namesake: someone one is named after
apinikaazon vai + o be named after it or h/

apinikaazowin na namesake: someone one is named after

apisaabaawewin ni a discoloration of the skin: a bruise, a birthmark

apisidaagan na a canoe floor board

apisidoon vti2 pad, cushion it

Paired with: apishim vta

(derived noun) apisijigan ni something placed for protection: a cushion, a protective mat
apisijigan ni something placed for protection: a cushion, a protective mat

apisin vii it lies as padding

Paired with: apishin vai

apisitaagan na a canoe floorboard

apishim vta pad, cushion h/

Paired with: apisidoon vti2

apishimo vai s/he lies on something

(derived noun) apishimon ni something placed to lie on: a mattress, an air mattress, bedding placed on the floor
(verb of making) apishimonike vai s/he spreads boughs on the floor, makes a bed (as in camp)
(benefactive) apishimonikaw vta make a place for h/ to lie down (verb of use) apishimonikaagen vai + o s/he makes bedding from it, uses it for bedding
apishimon ni something placed to lie on: a mattress, an air mattress, bedding placed on the floor

apishimonikaw vta make a place for h/ to lie down

apishimonikaagen vai + o s/he makes bedding from it, uses it for bedding

apishimonike vai s/he spreads boughs on the floor, makes a bed (as in camp)

apishimoniigin ni a sheet

apishin vai s/he lies as padding

Paired with: apisin vii

apishkan vti lie or sit on top of it, cover it (with body) ; stand on top of it as a pad or cushion

Paired with: apishkaw vta

apishkaw vta lie or sit on top of h/ or it (animate), cover h/ or it (animate) (with body); stand on top of h/ or it (animate) as a pad or cushion

Paired with: apishkan vti

apishkaamon ni a canoe mat

apizhan vti cut it with something underneath

apizideshimo vai s/he puts h/ foot or feet on something, cushions h/ foot or feet

apizideshimowin ni insole

apizideshin vai s/he puts h/ feet on something

apizideshinowin ni a place to put your feet: a footrest, a footstool, a floor mat, an insole

apizideyaakwa'igan ni [ML] a cradleboard footrest

apizhigan ni a cutting board

apizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies to a certain place

See also: ipizo vai

apii adv tmp at the time; then; when

apiich adv gram more than; than

apiichaa vii it is a certain distance, is so far/close

apiichi- pv rel to a certain extent or degree; as much as

apiichi-giizhigad vii it is so late in the day

apiichibatoo vai s/he runs at a certain speed

apiichibiboonwe vai s/he is so old

apiichibide vii it speeds, drives, flies, runs (as a machine) at a certain speed

Paired with: apiichibizo vai

apiichibizo vai s/he speeds, drives, flies, runs (as a machine) at a certain speed

Paired with: apiichibide vii

apiichibizoowagwaakwa'igan ni a speed sign

apiichibii vai s/he is intoxicated to such an extent

apiichibiiyaa vii the water is at such a level

apiichigaa vii it drips, leaks at a certain speed

apiichigaamo vai s/he is so fat

apiichigi vai s/he grows up a certain extent, grows at a certain speed

Paired with: apiichigin vii

apiichigidaazo vai s/he is angry to such an certain extent, is mad to such an extent

apiichigin vii it grows such certain extent, grows at a certain speed

Paired with: apiichigi vai

apiichigwaashkwani vai s/he jumps so far or so high

apiichijiishkiwagad vii it (mud) is of such a thickness, is so thick

apiichijiishkiwagizi vai it (animate: dough) is of such a thickness, is so thick

apiichisidoon vti2 lay, pile, stack it so thick, so deep, to such a height

apiichisin vii it lies so thick, so deep, to such a height; is piled or stacked so thick, so deep, to such a height

Paired with: apiichishin vai

apiichishim vta lay, pile, stack it (animate) so thick, so deep, to such a height

Paired with: apiichisidoon vti2

apiichishin vai it (animate) lies so thick, so deep, to such a height; is piled or stacked so thick, so deep, to such a height

Paired with: apiichisin vii

apiichitaa vai s/he engages in an activity to a certain extent, is so far along in an activity

apiichizh vta slice it (animate) so thick, cut it (animate) to such an extent

Paired with: apiichizhan vti

apiichizhan vti slice it so thick; cut it to such an extent

Paired with: apiichizh vta ; apiichizhwi vta [NI]

apiichizhwi vta [NI]

apiichizh vta

apiichii vai s/he is so far along (in some activity); s/he does something at a certain rate or speed

apiichiigad vii it (sheet-like) has a certain thickness, is so thick

Paired with: apiichiigizi vai

apiichiigizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) has a certain thickness, is so thick

Paired with: apiichiigad vii

apiichiiwii vai s/he is so strong, has such power or strength

apiingwe'igan ni a moccasin vamp

apiisinaagozi vai s/he or it (animate) is visible at a certain distance

Paired with: apiisinaagwad vii

apiisinaagwad vii it is visible at a certain distance

Paired with: apiisinaagozi vai

apiitabi vai s/he comes up to a certain height when seated

apiitabwezo vai s/he sweats so much

apiitadeyaa vii it is so wide; it is so deep

Paired with: apiitadezi vai

apiitadeyiigad vii it (sheet-like) is so wide

apiitadezh vta cut h/ so thick; slice h/ so thick

Paired with: apiitadezhan vti

apiitadezhan vti cut it so thick; slice it so thick

Paired with: apiitadezh vta

apiitadezi vai s/he or it (animate) is so wide

Paired with: apiitadeyaa vii

apiitadezhwi vta [NI]

apiitadezh vta

apiitadin vii it is so cold, is so frozen, is frozen so far

Paired with: apiitaji vai

apiitagim vta set so high a price on h/

Paired with: apiitagindan vti

apiitagindan vti set so high a price on it

Paired with: apiitagim vta

apiitaginde vii it has so high a price

Paired with: apiitaginzo vai

apiitaginzo vai s/he has so high a price

Paired with: apiitaginde vii

apiitagoode vii it hangs so high

Paired with: apiitagoojin vai

apiitagoodoon vti2 hang it so high

Paired with: apiitagoozh vta

apiitagoojin vai the moon is in a certain position (so it is a certain time of the month); it (animate) hangs so high

Paired with: apiitagoode vii

apiitagoozh vta hang h/ or it (animate) so high

Paired with: apiitagoodoon vti2