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extent
n
certain extent
apiichi- pv rel to a certain extent or degree; as much as

angry to such an extent
apiichigidaazo vai s/he is angry to such an certain extent, is mad to such an extent

deep to a certain extent
akwiindimaa vii it (body of water) has a so deep a bottom

engage in an activity to a certain extent
apiichitaa vai s/he engages in an activity to a certain extent, is so far along in an activity

feel about to a certain extent
apiitenim vta regard h/ to such an extent, be so proud of h/

Paired with: apiitendan vti

grow up a certain extent
apiichigi vai s/he grows up a certain extent, grows at a certain speed

Paired with: apiichigin vii

apiichigin vii it grows such certain extent, grows at a certain speed

Paired with: apiichigi vai

so proud
apiitenimo vai s/he is so proud of h/ self

apiitendan vti be so proud of it; value, regard it so high

Paired with: apiitenim vta

apiitenim vta regard h/ to such an extent, be so proud of h/

Paired with: apiitendan vti

whole extent of
gabe- pv lex throughout; whole extent of

extinguish
vt
extinguish
aatawe'an vti [N] put it out, extinguish it

aatawenan vti extinguish it

aate'an vti put it out, extinguish it

aatawe'ige vai [N] s/he extinguishes something; s/he puts something (fire, light) out

extinguished
adj
extinguished
aate vii [S] it is extinguished

aatawe vii [N] it goes out, is extinguished

See also: aate vii [S]

appear to be extinguished
aatenaagozi vai s/he appears to be extinguished (e.g., the moon or sun in an eclipse)

extinguisher
n
fire extinguisher
aate'igan ni a fire extinguisher

aataweyaabaawajigan ni a fire extinguisher

extract
vt
extract marrow
zhigwaajige vai s/he extracts marrow from bones

tool for extracting marrow
zhigwaajiganaak ni a tool for extracting marrow from bones

extricate
vt
extricate
giichigon vta remove, extricate h/; remove h/ or it (animate), take h/ or it (animate) off or out (by hand)

Paired with: giichigonan vti

giichigonan vti remove, extricate it; take it off or out

Paired with: giichigon vta

eye
n
eye
nishkiinzhig nid my eye

gishkiinzhig nid your eye

oshkiinzhig nid h/ eye

beaver eye
amikoshkiinzhig ni [N] a beaver eye

big eye
mangishkiinzhigwe vai s/he has a big eye or big eyes

mamaangishkiinzhigwe vai s/he has big eyes

black eye
ozhaawashkwaabi vai s/he has a black eye

bulging eyes
gagiijaabi vai s/he has bulging eyes

cover eyes
gibaabin vta cover h/ eyes (with the hand)

gibaabinidizo vai s/he covers h/ own eyes (with the hand)

dog eye
animoshkiinzhig ni [BL] the eye of a dog

dry eye
bengwaabi vai s/he has a dry eye or dry eyes

eye itches
gizhiibishkiinzhigwe vai h/ eye itches

eyes twitch
jiichiibishkiinzhigwe vai h/ eyes twitch

grey eyes
wawaabijiiyaabi vai s/he has grey eyes

have something in eye
binzini vai s/he has something in h/ eye

infected eye
miniingwe vai s/he has an infected eye

open eyes
dooskaabi vai s/he opens h/ eye, squints

baakadawaabi vai s/he opens h/ eyes (from sleep)

red eyes
miskoshkiinzhigwe vai s/he has a red eye or red eyes

miskojaabi vai s/he has red eyes

mamiskojaabi vai s/he has red eyes

runny eyes
ziikaabi vai s/he has a discharge from h/ eye or eyes; h/ eyes are runny

small eyes
babiiwishkiinzhigwe vai s/he has small eyes

shut eyes
bazangwaabi vai s/he shuts h/ eyes

such an eye
izhishkiinzhigwe vai s/he has such an eye or eyes

swollen eye
baagaabi vai s/he has h/ eye or eyes swell up, has a swollen eye or swollen eyes

baagishkiinzhigwe vai s/he has h/ eye or eyes swell up, has a swollen eye or swollen eyes

eye drops
n
eye drops
ziiginiingwaan ni eye drop

See also: ziinginiingwaan ni

ziinginiingwaan ni eye drop

See also: ziiginiingwaan ni

ziiginiingwe vai s/he puts drops in h/ own eyes

eyeglasses
n
eyeglasses
oshkiinzhigokaajiganan ni glasses, eyeglasses

oshkiinzhigokaanan ni glasses, eyeglasses

eyelash
n
eyelash
miishaabiwinaan ni an eyelash hair