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grind
vt
grind down
zisiboodoon vti2 file, grind it down; sharpen it (an ax)

Paired with: zisiboozh vta

zisiboozh vta file, grind h/ down

Paired with: zisiboodoon vti2

zisiboojige vai s/he files, grinds things down

zisiboode vii it is filed, ground down

Paired with: zisiboozo vai

zisiboozo vai s/he is filed, ground down

Paired with: zisiboode vii

grind up all
jaagiboozh vta grind, mill, grate h/

Paired with: jaagiboodoon vti2

jaagiboodoon vti2 saw it all up, grind it all up

Paired with: jaagiboozh vta

jaagiboode vii it is all sawed up, all ground up

Paired with: jaagiboozo vai

jaagiboozo vai s/he is all sawed up, all ground up

See also: jaagiboode vii

saw it up, grind it up
biisiboodoon vti2 grind, mill, grate it; saw it into small pieces

Paired with: biisiboozh vta

biisiboozh vta grind, mill, grate h/; saw h/ into small pieces

Paired with: biisiboodoon vti2

grinder
n
grinder
biisiboojigan ni a grinder, a mill; a sawmill

grindstone
n
grindstone
zhiigwanaabik na a grindstone

gaashiboojigan na a whetstone; a grindstone

grip
n
change grip
aandin vta change the grip on h/; change the way h/ is handled

Paired with: aandinan vti

aandinan vti change the grip on it; change the way it is handled

Paired with: aandin vta

groan
vi
groan
mamaadwe vai s/he groans

grocery store
n
grocery store
wiisinii-adaawewigamig ni a grocery store

See also: wiisiniwin-adaawewigamig ni

wiisiniwin-adaawewigamig ni a grocery store

See also: wiisinii-adaawewigamig ni

grope
vi
grope
nandoojiin vta feel for, grope for h/ or it (animate); (try to) find h/ or it animate (with the hand)

Paired with: nandoojiinan vti See also: andoojiin vta [N]

nandoojiinan vti feel for, grope for it; (try to) find it (with the hand)

Paired with: nandoojiin vta See also: andoojiinan vti [N]

nandoojiinige vai s/he feels for, gropes for something

See also: andoojiinige vai [N]

ground
n
ground
aki ni
  1. earth, land, ground
  2. a country, a territory
  3. moss

bare ground
mitakamigaa vii the ground is bare of snow

mitakamig adv loc on bare ground

bashkwakamigaa vii it is bare ground (cleared of vegetation)

bumpy ground
babiikwakamigaa vii it is rolling ground, bumpy ground

clayey ground
waabiganakamigaa vii there is clayey ground

clean ground
biinakamigaa vii it is clean ground

cold ground
dakakamigaa vii it is cold ground

condition of ground
inakamigaa vii it is ground of a certain slope or condition

damp ground
dipiiwakamigaa vii it is damp ground

zhakakamigaa vii it is damp ground

depression in ground
waanakamigaa vii there is a depression or hollow in the ground

dirty ground
wiinakamigaa vii it is dirty ground

dry ground
bengwakamigaa vii it is dry ground

end of the ground
wiikwekamigaa vii it is end of the ground

flat ground
desakamigaa vii it is flat level ground

grassy ground
mashkosiiwakamigaa vii it (the ground) is grassy (with high grass)

mashkosiinsiwakamigaa vii it (the ground) is grassy

ground goes across
aazhawakamigaa vii it (the ground) goes across, is an isthmus

ground splits
daashkakamigise vii it (the ground) splits open suddenly

hard ground
mashkawakamigaa vii it is hard ground

high ground
ishpakamigaa vii it is high ground

level ground
minwakamigaa vii it is nice ground, level ground

gwayakwakamigaa vii it is level ground

long stretch of ground
ginookamigaa vii it is a long stretch of ground

low ground
dabasakamigaa vii it is low ground

muddy ground
azhashkiiwakamigaa vii it is muddy ground

narrow stretch of ground
agaasadekamigaa vii it is a narrow stretch of ground

nice ground
minwakamigaa vii it is nice ground, level ground

on top of the ground
agidakamig adv loc on top of the ground

See also: ogidakamig adv loc ; wagidakamig adv loc

ogidakamig adv loc on top of the ground

See also: agidakamig adv loc ; wagidakamig adv loc

wagidakamig adv loc on top of the ground

See also: agidakamig adv loc ; ogidakamig adv loc

poor ground
maanakamigaa vii it is poor ground, is rough ground

rocky ground
asiniikamigaa vii it is rocky ground

rough ground
maanakamigaa vii it is poor ground, is rough ground

sandy ground
bingwiiwakamigaa vii [ML] it is sandy ground

set in the ground
badakishim vta stick, set h/ in something; plant h/ in the ground

Paired with: badakisidoon vti2

badakisidoon vti2 stick, set it in something; plant it in the ground

Paired with: badakishim vta

badakisijige vai s/he sticks, sets things in something; plants things in the ground

slanted ground
ashawekamigaa vii it is slanted ground

slippery ground
ozhaashakamigaa vii it is slippery ground

slope of ground
inakamigaa vii it is ground of a certain slope or condition

smooth ground
zhooshkwakamigaa vii it is smooth ground

snow patches on ground
anitekamigaa vii there are patches of ground showing through the snow

snowy ground
gooniwakamigaa vii it is snowy ground

soft ground
nookakamigaa vii it is soft ground

split ground
daashkakamigaa vii it (ground) is split

swampy ground
mashkiigwakamigaa vii it is swampy ground

thawed ground
ningakamigaa vii it (the ground) is thawed

under the ground
anaamakamig adv loc under the ground

warm ground
giizhookamigaa vii it is warm ground

wet ground
nibiiwakamigaa vii it is wet ground

wide stretch of ground
mangadekamigaa vii it is a wide stretch of ground

group
n
group
okwiinowag vai they (animate) are in a group, a herd, a flock, a swarm

Paired with: okwiinadoon vii

sit in a group
okwabiwag vai they sit in a group

go in a group or crowd
animaawanidiwag vai they travel away (in the other direction) in a group

babaamaawanidiwag vai s/he travels around in a group

bagamaawanidiwag vai they arrive in a group

bimaawanidiwag vai they travel along along in a group

biidaawanidiwag vai they travel here in a group

biindigeyaawanidiwag vai they enter, go inside as a group

inaawanidiwag vai they travel in a group to a certain place

madaabiiyaawanidiwag vai they go down to shore in a group

maadaawanidiwag vai they start off in a group

ondaawanidiwag vai they travel in a group from a certain place

zaagidaawanidiwag vai they file out; they go out in a group

grouse
n
ruffled grouse
bine na a partridge; a ruffled grouse

[
ruffed grouse
Bonasa umbellus
]

sharp-tailed grouse
aagask na a sharp-tailed grouse

[
Tympanuchus phasianellus
]

spruce grouse
mashkodese na a spruce grouse

[
Dendragapus canadensis
]