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Showing Category: sugaring

okaadakik na a large kettle or cauldon with small legs: a treaty kettle

ombigamide vii it boils up

onjigaa vii it leaks, drips, runs with sap

Paired with: onjigaa vai

ozhiga'an vti
  1. hew it to shape
  2. tap it

Paired with: ozhiga' vta

(detransitive) ozhiga'ige vai s/he taps trees (derived noun) ozhiga'igan ni a faucet; a tap, a spile, a spigot (for getting sap from a tree) (derived noun) ozhiga'igan na a tapped tree (verb of undergoing) ozhiga'igaazo vai it (animate; a tree) is tapped, can be tapped (by someone)
ziiga'an vti pour or scoop it out (using something)

(detransitive) ziiga'ige vai s/he pours things out (using something), scoops or ladles it out; s/he casts sugar cones (verb of undergoing) ziiga'igaade vii it is poured out (by somone) (using something), "they" pour it out (using something) (derived noun) ziiga'igan ni a sugar cake, a sugar cone,
(verb of making) ziiga'iganike vai s/he makes a sugar cone
(benefactive) ziiga'amaw vta pour (it) for h/