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/-biig-/ medial

 
liquid, water
 
Type:
medial
Subtypes:
environmental
agawaatebiigisin vii it is reflected in the water
agawaatebiigishin vai s/he is reflected in the water
agwaabiiga' vta take h/ off the water using something
agwaabiiga'an vti take it off the water using something
agwaabiigin vta take h/ off the water, take h/ off the fire
agwaabiiginan vti take it off the water; take it off the fire
anaamibiig adv loc underwater
andoobiigam vta feel for h/ in water by mouth, feed on h/ in the water
andoobiigandan vti feel for it in water the with mouth, feed on it in the water
ashkibiigisagad vii it is waterlogged wood
bakwebiigad vii it is turbid, roiled, muddy (water)
bakwebiigamin vii the water is turbid, roiled, muddy
bakwebiigaashkaa vai2 the waves dirty the water; the waves make the water turbid, roiled, or muddy
bakwebiigishkan vti dirty it (water) (by foot or body action); make it turbid, roiled, or muddy (by foot or body action)
dagobiiga'an vti wash it with something else
giziibiigininjiin vta wash h/ hands
giziibiigishtigwaane vai s/he washes h/ (own) hair
giziibiigitawage vai s/he washes h/ (own) ears
giziibiigizide vai s/he washes h/ (own) feet
giziibiigiziden vta wash h/ feet
jiigibiig adv loc along the shore; by or along the edge of water or an open area
mazinaatebiigisin vii it is reflected in the water
mazinaatebiigishin vai s/he is reflected in the water
mikoobiiga'an vti find it in the water (using something)
mikoobiigibidoon vti2 feel for it in the water, find it in the water (with the hands)
mikoobiigibizh vta feel for h/ in the water, find h/ in the water (with the hands)
mikoobiigin vta feel h/ in the water, find h/ in the water (with the hand)
mikoobiiginan vti feel it in the water, find it in the water (with the hand)
ogidibiig adv loc on top of the water
ozhaashibiigishin vai s/he slips and falls in water on something
zhaabobiiginan vti strain it
ziikoobiigandan vti suck it dry
ziikoobiigibidoon vti2 strip it dry (with hands)
ziikoobiigibizh vta strip h/ dry (with hands)
ziinibiigin vta wring h/ out
ziinibiiginan vti wring it out