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onzaamibizo vai s/he drives too fast or too far, overshoots h/ destination

Paired with: onzaamibide vii

onzaamibii vai s/he drinks too much

onzaamibii vii

onzaamichige vai s/he overdoes things

onzaamide vii it is overcooked

Paired with: onzaamizo vai

onzaamidoon vai [LL] [ML] s/he talks too much, is mouthy

See also: onzaamidoone vai [N]

onzaamidoone vai [N] s/he talks too much, is mouthy

See also: onzaamidoon vai [LL] [ML]

onzaamigaamo vai s/he is excessively fat

onzaamigidaazo vai s/he is extremely angry, is irate, is furious

onzaamigiizhwe vai s/he exaggerates, talks too much

onzaami'o vai s/he eats too much

onzaamine vai s/he is very sick

onzaamingwaam vai [ML] s/he oversleeps

See also: onzaamingwaamo vai [BL] ; onzaamingwaami vai [RL]

onzaamingwaami vai [RL] s/he oversleeps

See also: onzaamingwaam vai [ML] ; onzaamingwaamo vai [BL]

onzaamingwaamo vai [BL] s/he ovesleeps

See also: onzaamingwaam vai [ML] ; onzaamingwaami vai [RL]

onzaamitoon vti2 make too much of it

onzaamiwane vai s/he carries too much in h/ pack

onzaamiz vta overheat, overcook h/

Paired with: onzaamizan vti

onzaamizh vta cut h/ too much; overcut h/

Paired with: onzaamizhan vti

onzaamizan vti overheat, overcook it

Paired with: onzaamiz vta

onzaamizhan vti cut it too much

onzaamizo vai it (animate) is overcooked

Paired with: onzaamide vii

onzaamiikan vti overdo, indulge in, be addicted to it

Paired with: onzaamiikaw vta

onzaamiikaw vta overdo, indulge in, be addicted to it (animate)

Paired with: onzaamiikan vti

onzaamiinad vii [plural] there are a large number of them, are too many of them; there is a large amount of it, is too much of it

Paired with: onzaamiino vai

onzaamiinadoon vii there are an excessive number of them; [sing] it is in excessive amount

onzaamiino vai [plural] there is a large number of them (animate); there are too many of them (animate); there is a large amount of h/, is too much of h/

Paired with: onzaamiinad vii

onzekwe vai s/he cooks by boiling, boils down, distills

onzigaade vii it is boiled (by someone), "they" boil it

Paired with: onzigaazo vai

onzigaazo vai s/he is boiled (by someone), "they" boil h/

Paired with: onzigaade vii

onzige vai s/he boils things

onzikaa vai s/he comes for a certain reason; s/he comes from a certain place

Paired with: onzikaa vii

onzikaa vii it comes from a certain place, originates in a certain place; it leaks

onzo vai s/he boils, is boiled

Paired with: onde vii

onzo vta boil h/

Paired with: onzan vti

onzom vta scold, nag h/

(detransitive) onzonge vai s/he nags, scolds (people)
onzomaawaso vai s/he scolds a child

onzonge vai s/he nags, scolds (people)

onzwi vta [NI]

onzo vta

opan nid h/ lung

opaa' vta keep h/ awake

(detransitive) opaa'iwe vai s/he keeps people awake (reciprocal) opaa'idiwag vai they keep each other awake
opaa'idiwag vai they keep each other awake

opaa'iwe vai s/he keeps people awake

opaakamigizi vai s/he disturbs sleep with activity

opaam vta keep h/ awake by talking

opaama'amaazo vai s/he keeps people awake by singing

opichi na a robin

[
American robin
Turdus migratorius
]

See also: apichi na [BL]

opigayan nad [BL] h/ rib

opigemag nid [ML] h/ rib

opikwan nid h/ back

opime- pv lex on its side; to the side

opime-aya'ii adv loc on the side of it

See also: opimeya'ii adv loc

opime-ayi'ii adv loc on the side of it

opimebi vai s/he sits to one side, sits on one cheek

opimekana adv loc along the side of the road or trail

opimese vai s/he goes, falls on h/ side; it (animate) goes, falls on its side

opimesidoon vti2 lay it on its side

Paired with: opimeshim vta

opimesin vii it lies on its side

Paired with: opimeshin vai

opimeshim vta lay h/ on h/ side

Paired with: opimesidoon vti2

opimeshin vai s/he lies on h/ side; it (animate) lies on its side

Paired with: opimesin vii

opimewebin vta flip h/ on h/ side

Paired with: opimewebinan vti

opimewebinan vti flip it on its side

opimewebishkan vti kick it over on its side

opimewebishkaw vta kick h/ over on h/ side

Paired with: opimewebishkan vti

opimeya'ii adv loc on the side of it

See also: opime-aya'ii adv loc

opin na a potato

(verb of abundance) opiniikaa vii there are (many) potatoes
opinii-manidoons na a potato bug

opinii-mashkimod ni a potato sack

opiniikaa vii there are (many) potatoes

opiniiwaaboo ni potato soup

opiniiwigamig ni a root cellar

opwaagan na a pipe

(verb of possession) odoopwaagani vai s/he has a pipe or pipes (verb of making) opwaaganike vai s/he makes a pipe
opwaaganasin na pipestone

opwaagani-nagamon ni a pipe song

opwaaganike vai s/he makes a pipe

opwaagaans na a cigarette

See also: asemaans na

osayenyan nad h/ older brother

osayenyi vai s/he has an older brother

osidaawendam vai2 s/he is sad, dejected, sorrowful

oshaakamaw vta scare h/ (game animal) away

oshaakamigizi vai s/he makes noise and scare off game

oshaakaw vta scare h/ (a game animal) away

oshaam vta scare h/ away by talking or with vocal noise

oshaawewezige vai s/he scares off game by firing a weapon

oshaawewidam vai2 s/he scares game by hollaring and yelling

oshedinaa vii there is a ridge

oshekamigaa vii it (ground) forms a ridge or pile

osheyaabikaa vii there is a rocky ridge or reef

oshezigoshkaa vii it is an ice pressure ridge

oshimisan nad h/ niece (cross niece: female's brother's daughter or male's sister's daughter)

oshiimeyan nad h/ younger sibling (brother or sister); h/ younger parallel cousin (mother's sister's child; father's brother's child)

oshkabinoojiinh na a newborn baby, an infant

(verb of being) oshkabinoojiinyiwi vai s/he is a newborn baby, is an infant
oshkabinoojiinyiwi vai s/he is a newborn baby, is an infant

oshkagoode vai she has a new dress

oshkagoojin vai it (animate) is new (of a moon)

oshkakizine vai s/he has new shoes, has new tires

oshkanzhii vai s/he has nails or claws

oshkanzhiikaajigan ni a horseshoe

oshkanzhiin nad
  1. h/ nail (fingernail, toenail)
  2. h/ claw

oshkanzhiinsi vai s/he has small nails or claws