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/biis-/ initial

 
fine, in small particles, break into pieces
 
Type:
initial
Subtypes:
root
biisada' vta chop h/ into small pieces
biisada'an vti chop it into small pieces
biisadaawangad vii [BR] it (sand-like) is fine
biisadaawangizi vai it (animate; sand-like) is fine
biisadikwanezi s/he (a tree) has small branches
biisa' vta chop h/ fine, mince h/
biisa'an vti chop it fine, mince it
biisam vta chew h/ into small pieces
biisandan vti chew it into small pieces
biisaa vii it is fine; it is in particles
biisaandagizi vai s/he (tree) has fine needles
biisaanikwe vai s/he has fine hair
biisaawangi- pv lex in small particles, sand-like, powdered
biisi- pv lex fine, in small particles
biisibidoon vti2 break it into small pieces with hands; crumble it
biisibizh vta crumble h/; break h/ into small pieces with hands
biisibiisaa vii there is light rain, drizzle; it is drizzling
biisibiisaan vii [BL] there is light rain, drizzle; it is drizzling
biisiboode vii it is ground, milled, grated; it is sawn into small pieces
biisiboodoon vti2 grind, mill, grate it; saw it into small pieces
biisiboozh vta grind, mill, grate h/; saw h/ into small pieces
biisiboozo vai it (animate) is ground, milled, grated; it (animate) is sawn into small pieces
biisiga' vta chop h/ into kindling
biisiga'an vti chop it into kindling
biisigwaashkwani vai s/he takes a little jump
biisikodan vti cut, carve it into fine pieces
biisikozh vta cut, carve it (animate) into fine pieces
biisiminagad vii it (something small and round) is fine, is tiny
biisipon vii there is fine snow falling, powder snow falling
biisizh vta cut h/ into small pieces, dice h/
biisizhan vti cut it into small pieces, dice it
biisizi vai s/he is fine; s/he is in particles
biiswewebiisaan vii there is the sound of light rain, of drizzle