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Showing Category: ricing

anishinaabe-manoomin ni wild rice

ashki-manoomin ni raw rice: unparched harvested wild rice

aaba'oodoo vai s/he unties wild rice

aawajimine vai s/he hauls wild rice

bawa'am vai2 s/he knocks wild rice

(derived noun) bawa'amowin ni a load of rice
bawa'an vti
  1. knock it (with something)
  2. harvest it [wild rice] (with rice knockers)

See also: bawa'am vai2

(detransitive) bawa'ige vai s/he knocks things (with something) bawa'igan ni something knocked off or used to knock something off
bawa'iganaak na [LL] [ML] a knocker: a stick used to knock rice grains off the wild rice stalks

See also: bawa'iganaak ni [NI] [RL]

bawa'iganaak ni [NI] [RL] a knocker: a stick used to knock rice grains off the wild rice stalks

See also: bawa'iganaak na [LL] [ML] ; bawa'iganaatig ni

bawishkam vai2 s/he threshes wild rice

bawishkamookizin ni [NI] a mocassin for treading wild rice

biisi-manoomin ni fine wild rice, broken wild rice

bootaagan na [ML] a mortar for wild rice

See also: bootaagan ni [LL]

bootaaganaak ni a pestle

bootaaganike vai s/he makes a mortar for rice

bootaagaadan vti stamp it in a mortar

bootaage vai s/he stamps things in a mortar (e.g., wild rice)

(applicative) bootaagaadan vti stamp it in a mortar (derived noun) bootaagan na [ML] a mortar for wild rice (verb of making) bootaaganike vai s/he makes a mortar for rice
dakobijigan ni tied wild rice

gaandakii'amaw vta pole (it) for h/

gaandakii'an vti pole it

(detransitive) gaandakii'ige vai s/he poles a boat (benefactive) gaandakii'amaw vta pole (it) for h/ gaandakii'igan ni a push pole gaandakii'iganaak ni a push pole
gaandakii'igan ni a push pole

See also: gaandakii'iganaak ni

gaandakii'iganaak ni a push pole

See also: gaandakii'igan ni

gaandakii'ige vai s/he poles a boat

gaapizan vti cook or roast it dry and crisp, parch it (wild rice)

(benefactive) gaapizamaw vta parch (it) for h/ (verb of undergoing) gaapizigaade vii it is cooked or roasted dry and crisp, parched (by someone) (detransitive) gaapizige vai s/he cooks or roasts things dry and crisp, parches (wild rice)
(benefactive) gaapizigetamaw vta parch something for h/
(derived noun) gaapizigan ni popped wild rice
gaapizigewabwiins ni [NI] a stirring paddle for wild rice parching

gaapizigewinaagan ni [NI] a wild rice parching tray