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biitoosidoon vti2 put it in between as a layer

Paired with: biitooshim vta

(derived noun) biitoosijigan na a pie
biitoosijigan na a pie

biitoosijigani-bakwezhigan na a pie

See also: biitoosijigan na

biitoosin vii it lies in a layer

Paired with: biitooshin vai

biitooskobiigaa vii there is slushy water between layers of ice

biitooshim vta put h/ in between as a layer

biitooshin vai s/he lies in a layer

Paired with: biitoosin vii

biitooshkan vti wear an inside layer of it

Paired with: biitooshkaw vta

biitooshkige vai s/he wears underwear on, has underwear on (derived noun) biitooshkigan ni (an item of) underwear
biitooshkaw vta wear an inside layer of it (animate)

Paired with: biitooshkan vti

biitooshkigan ni (an item of) underwear

biitooshkige vai s/he wears underwear on, has underwear on

biitoozh vta slice a piece off h/, it (animate)

Paired with: biitoozhan vti

biitoozhamaw vta slice a piece off (it) for h/

biitoozhan vti slice a piece off it

Paired with: biitoozh vta ; biitoozhwi vta [NI]

biitoozhamaw vta slice a piece off (it) for h/
biitoozhwi vta [NI]

biitoozh vta

biitwanagekobidoon vti2 peel a layer of bark off it

biitwaabaawadoon vti2 rinse it

Paired with: biitwaabaawazh vta

biitwaabaawazh vta rinse h/

Paired with: biitwaabaawadoon vti2

biitwaabaawe vii it is rinsed

biitwegizhigewikomaan ni [BL] a filleting knife

biiwam vta eat h/ leaving crumbs

Paired with: biiwandan vti

biiwan vii it is a blizzard

biiwandan vti eat it leaving crumbs

Paired with: biiwam vta

(detransitive) biiwanjige vai s/he eats leaving crumbs
biiwanise vii

biiwanjigan ni crumb or scrap dropped from the mouth

biiwanjige vai s/he eats leaving crumbs

biiway ni an animal hair (of fur), a bristle; [plural] animal hair, fur

biiwaabik ni (a piece of) metal; iron

(verb of being) biiwaabikowan vii it is metal, of metal (verb of being) biiwaabikowi vai s/he is metal, of metal
biiwaabiko-adaawewigamig ni a hardware store

See also: biiwaabikwadaawewigamig ni

biiwaabiko-bakizhigan ni a wirecutter

biiwaabiko-giishkiboojiganens ni [BL] hacksaw

biiwaabiko-jiimaan ni an aluminum canoe

biiwaabiko-miikana ni a train track

biiwaabiko-moona'igan ni an iron mine

biiwaabiko-moozhwaagan ni tinsnips, metal shears

biiwaabiko-zagapijigan ni a chain

biiwaabiko-zaka'on ni a metal cane

biiwaabikokaan ni a mine

biiwaabikoke vai s/he mines, produces metal or iron

biiwaabikokewinini na a miner

biiwaabikonaagan ni a metal bowl

biiwaabikowan vii it is metal, of metal

Paired with: biiwaabikowi vai

biiwaabikowi vai s/he is metal, of metal

Paired with: biiwaabikowan vii

biiwaabikoons ni
  1. wire
  2. a can, a tin
  3. a telephone

biiwaabikwadaawewigamig ni a hardware store

See also: biiwaabiko-adaawewigamig ni

biiwaakoboojigan na a wood scrap left over from sawing, sawdust

biiwaanag na flint

biiwaandagaasin vii the boughs are scattered by the wind

biiwaasin vii it is scattered in wind

biiwaashi vai it (animate) is scattered by wind

biiwaawangisin vii it (something fine) is scattered, is dispersed

Paired with: biiwaawangishin vai

biiwaawangishin vai it (something fine) is scattered, is dispersed

Paired with: biiwaawangisin vii

biiwaawangiwebin vta scatter h/ (somethine fine)

Paired with: biiwaawangiwebinan vti

biiwaawangiwebinan vti scatter it (something fine)

Paired with: biiwaawangiwebin vta

biiwega'igan ni a chip (left from chopping)

biiwibagaasin vii leaves are scattered by the wind

biiwiboodoon vti2 saw or grind it into small particles

Paired with: biiwiboozh vta

biiwiboojigan ni a scrap or particles left from sawing or filing, sawdust
biiwiboojigan ni a scrap or particles left from sawing or filing, sawdust

biiwiboozh vta saw or grind it (animate) into small particles

Paired with: biiwiboodoon vti2

biiwide na a visitor, a guest, a stranger

(verb of being) biiwidewi vai s/he is a visitor, is a guest, is a stranger (verb of possession) obiiwidemi vai s/he has a visitor or visitors, has a guest or guests
biiwidewi vai s/he is a visitor, is a guest, is a stranger

biiwiga'an vti chop it into chips

(detransitive) biiwiga'ige vai s/he chops something into chips (derived noun) biiwiga'igan ni a chip (left from chopping)
biiwiga'igan ni a chip (left from chopping)

biiwiga'ige vai s/he chops something into chips

biiwiga'wi vta [NI] chop it (animate) into chips

Paired with: biiwiga'an vti

biiwikojigan ni a shaving (left from carving)

biiwipon vii there are snow flurries; fine snow falls

biiwise vii it scatters, disperses

Paired with: biiwise vai

biiwise vai s/he scatters, disperses

Paired with: biiwise vii

biiwisidoon vti2 scatter, disperse it

Paired with: biiwishim vta

biiwisin vii it is scattered, is dispersed

Paired with: biiwishin vai

biiwishim vta scatter, disperse h/

Paired with: biiwisidoon vti2

biiwishin vai s/he is scattered, dispersed

Paired with: biiwisin vii

biiwiwebin vta scatter, disperse h/

Paired with: biiwiwebinan vti

biiwiwebinan vti scatter, disperse it

Paired with: biiwiwebin vta

biiwizhan vti cut it into scraps

biiwizhigan ni a scrap (left from cutting); a remnant; a quilt piece
biiwizhigan ni a quilt piece; a remnant; a scrap (left from cutting)

biizh vta bring h/

Paired with: biidoon vti2

biizikamoozh vta dress h/ (with it), put (it; clothing) on h/

biizikan vti wear it, have it on (the body), put in on (the body)

Paired with: biizikaw vta

biizikaw vta wear it (animate), have it (animate) on (the body), put it (animate) on (the body),

Paired with: biizikan vti

biizikigan ni an item of clothing

See also: biizikiigan ni

biizikiigan ni an item of clothing

See also: biizikigan ni

biizikonaye vai s/he dresses, is dressed, puts on clothes

(causative) biizikonaye' vta put clothes on, dress h/
biizikonaye' vta put clothes on, dress h/

biizikoozh vta dress h/ (with it), put (it) on h/ (to wear)

booch adv man it is certain; it is necessary; no matter what

boodawazo vai s/he builds a fire to warm up

boodawaadamii na a Potawatomi

boodawaadan vti build a fire in it; fire it up [as stove]

Paired with: boodawaazh vta

boodawaade vii there is a fire made in a fireplace

boodawaan ni a fireplace

boodawaanaabik ni a stove; a firepit; a fireplace

boodawaanaatigoons ni a kindling stick

boodawaanikaan ni an electric fireplace

boodawaazh vta build a fire at h/

Paired with: boodawaadan vti

boodawe vai s/he builds a fire

(applicative) boodawaadan vti build a fire in it; fire it up [as stove] (applicative) boodawaazh vta build a fire at h/
boodawewinini na a maintenance engineer; a school custodian

boodaadamaw vta blow on or at (it) for h/

boodaadan vti blow on or at it

Paired with: boodaazh vta

(detransitive) boodaajige vai s/he blows on or at something (benefactive) boodaadamaw vta blow on or at (it) for h/ (derived noun) boodaajigan ni [BL] something blown: a horn, [diminutive] a whistle