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akawishibe vai s/he lies in wait for ducks in a blind

akeyaa adv loc in the direction of, in that way

See also: inagakeyaa adv deg [RL]

aki ni
  1. earth, land, ground
  2. a country, a territory
  3. moss

(verb of being) akiiwan vii it is the earth, is land (verb of being) akiiwi vai s/he or it (animate) is muddy, has earth or moss on h/ or it (verb of abundance) akiikaa vii there is (a lot of) dirt, earth, land (verb of possession) odakiimi vai s/he has land
akik na
  1. a container, usually of metal, for cooking or for holding liquids: a kettle, a pot, a pan, a pail, a bucket
  2. an engine, a motor

(verb of making) akikoke vai s/he makes kettles, pots, pans, or pails akikoons na an outboard motor (verb of possession) odakiko vai s/he has a kettle, pot, pan, or pail
akikaandag na [ML] a jack pine

[
Pinus banksiana
]

See also: okikaandag na

akikoke vai s/he makes kettles, pots, pans, or pails

akikoons na an outboard motor

akina adv qnt [S] all, every

See also: gakina adv qnt

akina awiya pron indf [ML]

See also: gakina awiya pron indf

akina gegoo pron indf [ML] everything, all of them (a set of things)

See also: gakina gegoo pron indf

akiwenzii na an old man

(verb of being) akiwenziiyiwi vai he is an old man
akiwenzii-ziinzibaakwad ni [BL] an artificial sweetener

akiwenziiyiwi vai he is an old man

akii-mazina'igan ni a map

akiikaa vii there is (a lot of) dirt, earth, land

akiiwan vii it is the earth, is land

akiiwe-wiigiwaam ni an earth lodge

akiiwi vai s/he or it (animate) is muddy, has earth or moss on h/ or it

Paired with: akiiwan vii

akiiwigamig ni a sod house

ako pc asp used to; it was the custom to...

iko pc asp See also: iko pc asp ; ko pc asp

ako- pv rel a certain length; as far as; as long as; since

akobii vai s/he is so far into the water

Paired with: akobii vii

akobii vii it has water or liquid in it so high

Paired with: akobii vai

akogamaa vii it (a lake) is so long

akogwaashkwani vai s/he jumps so far