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noondaagozi vai nj
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  1. s/he is heard, makes a sound, makes a noise
  2. s/he calls with a characteristic sound (moo, neigh, croak, etc.)

Paired with: noondaagwad vii



noondaagozi 3s ind; noondaagozid 3s conj; nwaandaagozid 3s ch-conj; Stem: /noondaagozi-/

noondaagozi3s ind rg
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noondaagozid3s conj rg
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nwaandaagozid3s ch-conj rg
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gii'-noondaagozi ind pst nj
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Awenen dinowa bineshiinh gaa-noondaagozid?

What kind of bird is calling?
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Noondaagoziwag manidoog.

The thunder is starting up. [lit: the manitou are calling]
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Wiisakwe gaakaabishiinh noondaagozid.

The screech owl screeches when it calls.
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Ombiigiziwag igiweg gaagaagiwag noondaagoziwaad.

The ravens make a lot of noise when they caw.
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Gichi-ombiigizi awe megadeshkid.

That guy burping all the time is making a lot of noise.
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Giishpin gaye diindiisi noondaagozid, dibaajimo wii'-ani-aabwaag.

And if you hear a blue jay calling (in the winter), it is telling us it's going to turn warmer.
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Giishpin noondawad diindiisi noondaagozid gii-biboong, dibaajimo noomag wii'-aabawaanig.

If your hear a blue jay calling in the winter, he's telling you that it warm up for a few days.
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