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ayekwamanji'o vai s/he feels tired

See also: ayekomanji'o vai

ayekwaawigane vai s/he has a tired back

ayezhininjii-minjikaawan na a glove

See also: niisiigi-minjikaawan na ; niisiigininjii-minjikaawan na

ay' pc disc missed it!; oops! damn! [expression of displeasure at accident or mistake]

See also: hay' pc interj

ayi'ii pron psl I don't remember what; a thing

See also: aya'ii pron psl

ayikwanagwe vai h/ sleeves are pulled up

ayina'am vai2 s/he sings certain ways, sings certain songs

ayina'azh vta follow h/ on trail to certain places

ayina'e vai s/he aims or shoots here and there

ayinanokii vai s/he works in certain ways, works here and there in certain ways

ayinaabi vai s/he looks around, scans

ayinaajimo vai s/he tells in certain ways. tells different stories

ayindazhishimo vai s/he dances around in a certain place, dances here and there

ayindaa vai s/he lives here and there, lives in a certain place for some time

ayindi vai s/he has something the matter with h/

ayindoodam vai2 s/he does things in a certain way repeatedly

ayinendi vai s/he is away, absent, gone so long

azhashki ni mud

(verb of abundance) azhashkiikaa vii there is (a lot of) mud (verb of being) azhashkiiwan vii it is muddy (verb of being) azhashkiiwi vai s/he is muddy
azhashkiikaa vii there is (a lot of) mud

azhashkiiwakamigaa vii it is muddy ground

azhashkiiwan vii it is muddy

Paired with: azhashkiiwi vai

azhashkiiwaagamin vii [BL] it (a liquid) is muddy

azhashkiiwi vai s/he is muddy

Paired with: azhashkiiwan vii

azhashkiiwininjii vai s/he has muddy hands

azhashkiiwishkige vai s/he leaves muddy foot tracks