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animwewegamakwazhiwe vai s/he is heard paddling away (in the other direction)

animwewejiwan vii it is heard flowing away

animwewekamigishin vai s/he is heard stepping away on the ground

animweweshin vai s/he is heard walking away

animwewetoo vai s/he walks away speaking publicly, making sounds

animweweyaadagaa vai s/he is heard swimming away [in the other direction]

See also: animweweyaadage vai [BL]

animweweyaadagaako vai s/he is heard going away on the ice

animweweyaadagaazii vai s/he is heard wading away

animweweyaadage vai [BL] s/he is heard swimming away [in the other direction]

See also: animweweyaadagaa vai

animweweyaanimad vii the wind is heard blowing away (in the other direction)

animwewidam vai2 s/he goes away making (vocal) sounds

aninaandag na a balsam fir

See also: ininaandag na

aninaatig na a maple

[
sugar maple
Acer saccharum
]

See also: ininaatig na ; ziinzibaakwadwaatig na

(verb of abundance) aninaatigokaa vii there are (many) maples
aninaatigokaa vii there are (many) maples

aninishib na a mallard

[
Anas platyrhynchos
]

See also: ininishib na

anishaa adv man just for fun; just for nothing; not really; without purpose

anishinaabe na
  1. a person, a human (in contrast to a non-human being)
  2. an Indian (in contrast to a non-Indian), a Native (in contrast to a non-Native)
  3. an Ojibwe

(verb of being) anishinaabewi vai
  1. s/he is Ojibwe
  2. s/he is Indian
  3. s/he is human
(verb of abundance) anishinaabekaa vii
  1. there are (a lot of) Ojibwes
  2. there are (a lot of) Indians, Natives
  3. there are (a lot of) people, humans
anishinaabe-bakwezhigan na Indian bread

anishinaabe-bimaadizi vai s/he lives the Indian way

anishinaabe-gaagiigido vai s/he speaks in an Indian language (especially in Ojibwe)

anishinaabe-gaagiigidowin ni Ojibwe way of talking, Indian way of talking

anishinaabe-gikinoo'amaadiwin ni Indian education, Native education

anishinaabe-izhinikaazo vai s/he has an Indian name

(derived noun) anishinaabe-izhinikaazowin ni an Anishinaabe name, a spirit name
anishinaabe-izhinikaazowin ni an Anishinaabe name, a spirit name

anishinaabe-izhitwaawin ni Ojibwe religion, Indian religion