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/nisw-/ initial

 
three
 
Type:
initial
Subtypes:
root
Variants:
niso
niso- pv qnt three
nisodaabaan adv num three cars, carloads
nisogon adv num three days
nisogonagad vii it is three days
nisogonagizi vai it is the third (of a month); s/he is three days old
nisogonendi vai s/he is gone three days, is absent three days
nisonaagaans adv num three cups, cupfuls
nisoninj adv num three inches
nisosagoons adv num three thousand
nisozid adv num three feet
nisoobiwag vai three of them sit together; three of them are at home
nisoobizowag vai three of them speed, drive, fly together
nisoogaabawiwag vai three of them stand together
nisookik adv num three pails, three pailfuls
nisoonag adv num three boats or canoes, three boatloads
nisoonagiziwag vai there are three canoes or boats of them
nisoopidewan vii three of them (inanimate) are tied together
nisoopidoon vti2 tie three of them (inanimate) together
nisoopizowag vai three of them (animate) are tied together, are hitched together
nisooshinoog vai three of them lie together
nisooshkimod adv num three bags
nisooshkin adv num three bags
niswaginzo vai it is the third (of a month)
niswaabik adv num three dollars
niswaak adv num three hundred
niswaakodaabaan ni a travois
nisweg adv num three pieces of something sheet-like
niswewaan adv num three sets, three pairs
niswi adv num three