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barber
n
barber
baapaagokozhiwewinini na [ML] a barber; a (male) hairdresser

baapaagokozhiwewikwe na [ML] a hairdresser (female)

giishkikozhiwewinini na a barber

giishkikozhiwewikwe na a barber (female)

barber shop
n
barber shop
baapaagokozhiwewigamig ni a barber shop; a beauty parlor, a hair dressing salon

bare
adj
bare ice
michizigwaa vii there is bare ice

bare of boughs
bashkwaandagizi vai it (animate) is bare of boughs

bashkwaandagaa vii it is bare of boughs

Paired with: bashkwaandagizi vai

on a bare surface
michayi'ii adv loc on the floor; on the ground

See also: michaya'ii adv loc [N]

on bare ground
mitakamig adv loc on bare ground

bare-chested
adj
bare-chested
mitaakigane vai s/he is bare-chested, is bare-breasted

bare-headed
adj
bare-headed
mitaakondibe vai s/he is bare-headed

barefoot
adj
barefoot
zhaashaaginizide vai s/he is barefoot

run barefoot
zhaashaaginizidebatoo vai s/he runs barefoot

barely
adv
barely
agaawaa adv deg barely; hardly

See also: agaawaa adv deg

barge
n
barge
nabagi-jiimaan ni a flat-bottomed boat, a barge

bark
vi
bark
migi vai s/he barks

migidan vti bark at it

Paired with: migizh vta

migizh vta bark at h/

Paired with: migidan vti

bark
n
bark
wanagek na bark (of a tree); a piece of bark

basswood bark
wiigob ni inner bark of basswood

birch bark
wiigwaas ni birch bark; piece of birch bark

black bark
makadewanagekozi vai it (animate) has dark bark

Paired with: makadewanagekwad vii

black spruce bark
zesegaandagwanagek na black spruce bark

brown bark
ozaawanagekozi vai it (animate) has brown or yellow bark

Paired with: ozaawanagekwad vii

ozaawanagekwad vii it has brown or yellow bark

Paired with: ozaawanagekozi vai

bumpy bark
babigwanagekozi vai it (animate) has rough bunpy bark

Paired with: babigwanagekwad vii

babigwanagekwad vii it has rough bumpy bark

Paired with: babigwanagekozi vai

dark bark
makadewanagekozi vai it (animate) has dark bark

Paired with: makadewanagekwad vii

makadewanagekwad vii it has dark bark

Paired with: makadewanagekozi vai

edible inner bark (cambium)
oziban ni cambium: sweet edible inner bark of some trees

ozibanaakozi vai it (animate; stick-like) has sappy inner bark (cambium)

Paired with: ozibanaakwad vii

ozibanaakwad vii it (stick-like) has sappy inner bark (cambium)

Paired with: ozibanaakozi vai

inner bark (cambium)
oziban ni cambium: sweet edible inner bark of some trees

ozibanaakozi vai it (animate; stick-like) has sappy inner bark (cambium)

Paired with: ozibanaakwad vii

ozibanaakwad vii it (stick-like) has sappy inner bark (cambium)

Paired with: ozibanaakozi vai

inner bark of basswood
wiigob ni inner bark of basswood

jack pine bark
okikaandagwanagek na jack pine bark

light bark
waabanagekozi vai it (animate) has light colored bark

Paired with: waabanagekwad vii

waabanagekwad vii it has light colored bark

Paired with: waabanagekozi vai

red bark
miskwanagekozi vai it (animate) has red bark

Paired with: miskwanagekwad vii

miskwanagekwad vii it has red bark

Paired with: miskwanagekozi vai

scaly bark
giipanagekozi vai it (animate) has scaly bark

smooth bark
zhooshkwanagekozi vai it (animate) has smooth bark

spotted bark
gidaganagekozi vai s/he (a tree) has spotted bark

thick bark
gipaganagekozi vai it (animate) has thick bark

Paired with: gipaganagekwad vti

gipaganagekwad vti it has thick bark

Paired with: gipaganagekozi vai

thin bark
bibaganagekozi vai it (animate) has thin bark

bibaganagekwad vii it has thin bark

Paired with: bibaganagekozi vai

yellow bark
ozaawanagekozi vai it (animate) has brown or yellow bark

Paired with: ozaawanagekwad vii

ozaawanagekwad vii it has brown or yellow bark

Paired with: ozaawanagekozi vai

white bark
waabishkanagekozi vai it (animate); a tree) has white bark

white spruce bark
mina'igwanagek na white spruce bark

rough bark
babigwanagekozi vai it (animate) has rough bunpy bark

Paired with: babigwanagekwad vii

babigwanagekwad vii it has rough bumpy bark

Paired with: babigwanagekozi vai