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past
[grammar]
n
past tense
gaa'- pv tns [past tense with initial change]: -ed, did, was

gii- pv tns [S] [past tense]: -ed, was, did

See also: gii'- pv tns [BL]

gii'- pv tns [BL] [past tense]: -ed, was, did

See also: gii- pv tns [S]

paste
n
paste
agokiwasigan ni something that makes things stick: glue, paste, adhesive tape

bazagwa'igan ni [BL] glue; paste

paste
vt
paste
agokiwas vta glue h/; paste something on h/

Paired with: agokiwasan vti

agokiwasan vti glue it, paste it on

Paired with: agokiwas vta

paste on
agokiwate vii it is glued, is pasted on

Paired with: agokiwaso vai

agokiwaso vai it (animate) is glued, pasted on (by someone)

pastry
n
pastry
waashkobizid bakwezhigan na-v cake; pastry; sweet roll

wiishkobi-bakwezhigan na a pastry, a cake, a sweet roll

zhiiwi-bakwezhigan na [BL] cake; pastry; sweetroll

patch
n
patch
bagwa'igan ni a patch

patch
vt
patch
bagwa' vta patch it (animate), mend it (animate) with a patch

Paired with: bagwa'an vti See also: bagwa'wi vta [NI]

bagwa'an vti patch it, mend it with a patch

Paired with: bagwa' vta ; bagwa'wi vta [NI]

bagwa'amaw vta patch (it) for h/

bagwa'ige vai s/he patches things, mends things with patches

bagwa'igaade vii it is patched (by someone), "they" patch it

bagwa'igaazo vai it (animate) is patched (by someone), "they" patch it (animate); s/he wears patches

bagwa'wi vta [NI] patch it (animate), mend it (animate) with a patch

Paired with: bagwa'an vti See also: bagwa' vta

path
n
path
miikana ni a road, a trail, a path

ozide-miikana ni a footpath

pattern
[design]
n
square pattern
gakakishin vai s/he has a square pattern

Paired with: gakakisin vii

gakakisin vii it has a square pattern

Paired with: gakakishin vai

pattern
[sewing]
n
pattern
naabizhigan ni a template or pattern for cutting something

paunchy
adj
paunchy
bikojii vai s/he is paunchy, is pot-bellied