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miskwaabikizo vai s/he is red-hot (as something mineral)

Paired with: miskwaabikide vii

miskwaabikizwi vta [NI]

miskwaabikiz vta

miskwaabikoons na a penny, a cent

miskwaabiigad vii it (string-like) is red

Paired with: miskwaabiigizi vai

miskwaabiigizi vai it (animate; string-like) is red

Paired with: miskwaabiigad vii

miskwaabiimag na [RL] a red willow, a red osier dogwood

[
red osier dogwood
Cornus sericea L.
]

miskwaabiimagoons na a red willow, a red osier dogwood

[
red-osier dogwood
Cornus sericea L.
]

miskwaabiimagoonsiwibag ni a red willow (red osier dogwood) leaf

miskwaabiimizh na a red willow, a red osier dogwood

[
red-osier dogwood
Cornus sericea L.
]

miskwaadesi na a painted turtle

[
painted turtle, mud turtle
Chrysemys picta
]

miskwaagamin vii it (a liquid) is red

miskwaakigane vai s/he has a red chest, is red-breasted

miskwaakozi vai s/he is red (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: miskwaakwad vii

miskwaakwad vii it is red (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: miskwaakozi vai

miskwaanakwad vii it is a red cloud; there are red clouds

miskwaande vii it is colored, dyed red

Paired with: miskwaanzo vai

miskwaanz vta color, dye h/ red

Paired with: miskwaanzan vti

miskwaanzan vti color, dye it red

Paired with: miskwaanz vta

(derived noun) miskwaanzigan ni a roach headdress
(verb of making) miskwaanziganike vai s/he makes a roach (headdress)
miskwaanzigan ni a roach headdress

miskwaanziganike vai s/he makes a roach (headdress)

miskwaanzo vai s/he is colored, dyed red

Paired with: miskwaande vii

miskwaasab n

miskwaasige vai it (animate; sun or moon) shines red

miskwaate vii it shines red, is a red light

miskwaawaak na a red cedar

[
eastern red cedar
Juniperus virginiana
]

(verb of abundance) miskwaawaakokaa vii there are (many) red cedars
miskwaawaakokaa vii there are (many) red cedars

miskwegad vii it (sheet-like) is red

Paired with: miskwegizi vai

miskwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is red

Paired with: miskwegad vii

miskwi ni blood

miskwiiwi vai s/he bleeds, is bloody miskwiiwan vii it is bloody
miskwiingwe vai s/he has a red face

miskwiingwese vai s/he blushes

miskwiingwewaji vai s/he has a red face from the cold

miskwiingweyaaso vai

miskwiiwakamigaa vii it is bloody ground

miskwiiwan vii it is bloody

Paired with: miskwiiwi vai

miskwiiwanowe vai s/he has a bloody cheek

miskwiiwaagamin vii it (a liquid) is bloody

miskwiiwaagonagaa vii there is bloody snow

miskwiiwaakozi vai it (animate; stick-like) is bloody

Paired with: miskwiiwaakwad vii

miskwiiwaakwad vii it (stick-like) is bloody

miskwiiwegad vii it (sheet-like) is bloody

Paired with: miskwiiwegizi vai

miskwiiwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is bloody

Paired with: miskwiiwegad vii

miskwiiwi vai s/he bleeds, is bloody

Paired with: miskwiiwan vii

miskwiiwibagaa vii there are bloody leaves

miskwiiwidaamikane vai s/he has a bloody jaw or chin

miskwiiwidiye vai s/he has a bloody rear

miskwiiwidoondane vai s/he has a bloody heel or bloody heels

miskwiiwidoone vai s/he has bloody lips or mouth

miskwiiwigaade vai s/he has bloody leg

miskwiiwigidigwe vai s/he has a bloody knee

miskwiiwijaane vai s/he has a bloodied nose

miskwiiwindibe vai s/he has a bloody head

miskwiiwinike vai s/he has a bloody arm

miskwiiwininjii vai s/he has a bloody hand

miskwiiwisagaa vii it is a bloody floor

miskwiiwisin vii it is smeared with blood, gets bloody on contact

Paired with: miskwiiwishin vai

miskwiiwishin vai s/he is smeared with blood, gets bloody on contact

Paired with: miskwiiwisin vii

miskwiiwitawage vai s/he has a bloody ear

miskwiiwizide vai s/he has a bloody foot

miskwiiwiingwe vai s/he has a bloody face

mishawagaam adv loc out on the lake

mishawakamig adv loc in the open, out on the open ground, out in a field

mishawashkode adv loc on the open plain, open prairie

mishawashkosiwagaa vii

mishawaya'ii adv loc

mishawaagonag adv loc out on a snow field

mishawikwam adv loc out on the ice

mishawisag adv loc out on the floor

mishi ni (a stick of) firewood

mishi- pv lex a giant

mishibizhii na
  1. a lion, a panther [mountain lion, Puma concolor]
  2. an underwater panther

See also: mishiibizhii na

mishiibizhiw na [BL] a great panther

See also: mishiibizhii na

mishiibizhii na a great panther

See also: mishiibizhiw na [BL]

mishiikenh na a snapping turtle

mishiimin na an apple

(verb of abundance) mishiiminikaa vii there are (many) apples
mishiimin gaa-agonjing ni-v [BL] canned peaches in syrup

mishiiminaabo ni [BL] apple juice, cider

See also: mishiiminaaboo ni

mishiiminaaboo ni apple juice, cider

See also: mishiiminaabo ni [BL]

mishiiminaatig na an apple tree

mishiimini-baashkiminasigan ni apple sauce

mishiimini-baashkiminasigani-biitoosijigani-bakwezhigan na an apple pie

mishiimini-biitoosijigani-bakwezhigan na an apple pie

mishiiminikaa vii there are (many) apples

mishiiwaatig ni (a stick of) dry wood

See also: mishiiwaatig na

(verb of being) mishiiwaatigowan vii it is dry wood
mishiiwaatig na a dead dry tree

See also: mishiiwaatig ni

(verb of being) mishiiwaatigowi vai s/he (a tree) is dry, has dry wood
mishiiwaatigosag na a dead dry tree

mishiiwaatigosag ni (a stick of) dry wood

mishiiwaatigowan vii it is dry wood

Paired with: mishiiwaatigowi vai

mishiiwaatigowi vai s/he (a tree) is dry, has dry wood

Paired with: mishiiwaatigowan vii

mishkawaagamin vii [LLC] it (a liquid) is strong

See also: mashkawaagamin vii

mishtadim na [BL] [RL] a horse

See also: bebezhigooganzhii na

mishtadimoo-desabaan ni [BL] a saddle

mitabi vai s/he sits on the bare ground or surface

mitadim na [BL] a horse

mita'adoo vai s/he goes on foot, just walks

mitakamig adv loc on bare ground

mitakamigaa vii the ground is bare of snow

mitakamigide vii the ground is bare of snow from the sun

mitanask na [N] a badger

[
American badger
Taxisea taxus
]

See also: misakakojiish na [S]

mitandan vti eat it plain (without condiments) , eat it without utensils

(detransitive) mitanjige vai s/h etas thingns plain, eats without utensils