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/-eg-/ medial

 
sheet-like (two-dimensional flexible objects of material such as bark, hide/skin, cloth, and paper)
 
-eg- appears after w only; -iig- appears elsewhere with the same meaning
 
Type:
medial
Subtypes:
classifier
Variants:
iig
akwegad vii it (sheet-like) is a certain length, is so long
akwegizh vta cut it (animate; sheet-like) a certain length
akwegizhan vti cut it (sheet-like) a certain length
akwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is a certain length, is so long
akwegizhwi vta [NI] cut it (animate; sheet-like) a certain length
aabiskwegin vta unfold, unwrap h/ or it (animate) (as something sheet-like)
aabiskweginan vti unfold, unwrap it (sheet-like)
babigwegad vii it (sheet-like) is bumpy, is lumpy
babigwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is bumpy, is lumpy
bagwegad vii it (sheet-like) has a hole in it
bagwega' vta make a hole in it (animate; sheet-like) with something
bagwegisin vii it (sheet-like) gets a hole in it (from hitting something)
bagwegishkaa vai it (animate; sheet-like) has a hole, gets a hole (in it)
bagwegishkaa vii it (sheet-like) has a hole, gets a hole (in it)
bagwegizh vta cut a hole in it (animate; sheet-like)
bagwegizhan vti cut a hole in it (sheet-like)
bagwegizi vai s/he (something sheet-like) has a hole in h/
bawega' vta brush h/ (as something sheet-like)
bawega'an vti brush it using something (as something sheet-like)
bawegin vta shake h/ out (as something sheet-like)
baweginan vti shake it out (as something sheet-like)
bengwegad vii it (sheet-like) is dry
bengwegide vii it (sheet-like) dries by heat or fire
bengwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is dry from heat or fire
bengwegizo vai it (animate; sheet-like) dries by heat or fire
bezhigweg qnt num one piece of something sheet-like
bikwegishin vii it lies in a hump as under a blanket or cover
biitwegizhwi vta [NI] rough skin h/ (an animal)
dadaakwegi' vta make them (animate; sheet-like) short
dadaakwegitoon vti2 make them (inanimate; sheet-like) short
dakwegad vii it (sheet-like) is short
dakwegambizo vai she wears a short skirt
dakwegi' vta make it (animate; sheet-like) short
dakwegitoon vti2 make it (sheet-like) short
dakwegizh vta cut it (animate; sheet-like) short
dakwegizhan vti cut it (sheet-like) short
dakwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is short
dakwegizhwi vta [NI] cut it (animate; sheet-like) short
dasweg qnt num so many pieces of something sheet-like
dazhwegad vii it (sheet-like) is flat, is spread out
dazhwegaasin vii it straightens out in the wind
dazhweginan vti spread it out flat
dazhwegisidoon vti2 lay it out spread flat
dazhwegisin vii it lies spread out flat
dazhwegishim vta spread it (animate; sheet-like) out
dazhwegishin vai s/he lies spread out flat
dazhwegishkan vti spread it out flat (with foot or body)
dazhwegishkaw vta spread h/ out flat (with foot or body)
dazhwegishkaa vii it spreads out flat, opens up flat
dazhwegishkaa vai s/he spreads out flat, opens up flat
dazhwegitaa vai it (animate) spreads itself out
dazhwegiwebinan vti spread it (something sheet-like) out with hands
dazhwegizh vta slice, cut it (animate) into sheets or filets
dazhwegizhan vti slice, cut it into sheets or filets
dazhwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is flat, is spread
daadwegishkan vti rip, split it (sheet-like) open with foot or body
dipiiwegad vii it (sheet-like) is moist, is damp
gagaanwegi' vta make them (animate; sheet-like) long
gagaanwegitoon vti2 make them (inanimate; sheet-like) long
gashkiiwegabi vai s/he sits covered over with a blanket, sits wrapped up
gashkiiwegin vta wrap h/, it (animate) in a bundle
gashkiiweginan vti wrap it in a bundle
gashkiiwegishin vai s/he lies covered over with a blanket, is wrapped (in something sheet-like)
gaawegad vii it (sheet-like) is rough
gaawegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is rough
ginwegad vii it (sheet-like) is long
ginwegambizo vai she wears a long skirt
ginwegi' vta make it (animate; sheet-like) long
ginwegitoon vti2 make it (sheet-like) long
ginwegizh vta cut it (animate; sheet-like) long
ginwegizhan vti cut it (sheet-like) long
ginwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is long
gwayakwegad vii it (sheet-like) is straight
gwayakwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is straight
ikweginan vti hold or put it (something sheet-like) higher, out of the way
ingodwaasweg qnt num six pieces of something sheet-like
inigokwegad vii it (sheet-like) is a certain size, is so big
inigokwegizhan vti cut it (sheet-like) a certain size
inigokwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is a certain size, is so big
ishwaasweg qnt num eight pieces of something sheet-like
jiibwegad vii [BL] it (sheet-like) is pointed
jiibwegin vta fold it (animate; sheet-like) to a point
jiibweginan vti fold it (sheet-like) to a point
jiibwegizhan vti [BL] cut it (sheet-like) pointed
jiibwegizi vai [BL] it (animate; sheet-like) is pointed
jiibwegizhwi vta [NI] cut it (animate; sheet-like) pointed
magwegishin vai s/he lies as a mound under blanket (sheet-like)
makadewegad vii it (sheet-like) is dark, is black
makadewegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is dark, is black
mashkawaakwegad vii it (sheet-like) is stiff
mashkawaakwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is stiff
mashkawegad vii it (sheet-like) is strong
mashkawegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is strong
midaasweg qnt num ten pieces of something sheet-like
minomaagwegad vii it (sheet-like) smells good
minomaagwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) smells good
minwegad vii it (sheet-like) is good, is nice
minwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is good, is nice
miskwegad vii it (sheet-like) is red
miskwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is red
miskwiiwegad vii it (sheet-like) is bloody
miskwiiwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is bloody
nabwegin vta fold h/ over (sheet-like)
nabweginan vti fold it (sheet-like) over
naanweg qnt num five pieces of something sheet-like
naaweg adv loc in the middle of a blanket or material
nibiiwegad vii it (sheet-like) is wet
nibiiwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is wet
ningodwaasweg qnt num six pieces of something sheet-like
nisweg qnt num three pieces of something sheet-like
nishwaasweg qnt num eight pieces of something sheet-like
niiweg qnt num four pieces of something sheet-like
niizhwaasweg qnt num seven pieces of something sheet-like
niizhweg qnt num two pieces of something sheet-like
oginiiwegad vii it (sheet-like) is pink
oginiiwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is pink
ozhaawashkwegad vii it (sheet-like) is blue, is green
ozhaawashkwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is blue, is green
ozaawegad vii it (sheet-like) is yellow or brown
ozaawegide vii it (sheet-like) is browned from smoking
ozaawegiz vta brown h/ by smoking (sheet-like)
ozaawegizan vti brown it (sheet-like) by smoking it
ozaawegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is yellow or brown
ozaawegizo vai it (animate; sheet-like) is browned from smoking
ozhaawishkwegad vii [NI] it (sheet-like) is blue, is green
ozhaawishkwegizi vai [NI] it (animate; sheet-like) is blue, is green
wadikwaniiwegad vii it (sheet-like) has marks of branches
waasikwegad vii it (sheet-like) is shiny
waasikwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is shiny
wiiwegin vta wrap h/
wiiweginan vti wrap it (as or as with something sheet-like)
zhaangasweg qnt num nine pieces of something sheet-like
zipwegishkaa vii it (sheet-like) closes up, comes together
zhooshkwegad vii it (sheet-like) is smooth
zhooshkwega' vta iron h/
zhooshkwega'an vti iron it
zhooshkwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is smooth