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magwaagoneshin vai s/he lies covered with snow, has snow piled on h/


ma'iingan na a wolf

timberwolf / gray wolf
Canis lupus

(verb of being) ma'iinganiwi vai s/he is a wolf
ma'iinganasim na a German shepherd

ma'iinganaanow ni a wolf's tail

ma'iingani-nagwaagan ni a wolf snare

ma'iinganiwayaan na a wolf hide

ma'iinganiwi vai s/he is a wolf

maji- pv lex bad

maji-izhi vta speak ill of or to h/; swear at h/

maji-izhiwebizi vai s/he misbehaves, behaves improperly, is naughty, is evil

maji-manidoo na an evil spirit, a devil

maji-manidoowaadizi vai s/he is evil, is possessed by an evil spirit

maji-mashkiki ni poison; bad medicine: a remedy or spell having or intended to have negative results

majigiizhwe vai s/he swears

majigoodenh ni a dress

majinaagozi vai s/he looks bad, looks poor, looks inadequate

Paired with: majinaagwad vii

majinaagwad vii it looks bad, looks poor, looks inadequate

Paired with: majinaagozi vai

majitan vti dislike the sound of it

makade ni black gunpowder

makade- pv lex black

makade-aniibiish ni black tea

makade-bakwezhigan na unbleached flour

makade-bigiw na tar, asphalt

makade-ma'iingan na a black wolf