Translation of sew - Dictionary : English-Ojibwe

sew

How do you say sew in Ojibwe? We have searched for you the available information in the English-Ojibwe dictionary. You may find below, if available, not only the translation of sew, but also common expressions and phrases, as well as definitions, to help you better understand how to use it. For many verbs you may find detailed information regarding the conjugation.

Translation
We have found the following translations for sew in Ojibwe:
sew
gashkigwaaso
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Expressions Top
Here are the available expressions containing sew in Ojibwe:
bag: sew TH into ~-shape
mashkimodegwaade
begin to sew
maajigwaaso
canoe: sew a ~
gashkigoono
fold SB back and sew it
biskigwaazh
fold ST back and sew it
biskigwaadan
fringe: sew ~s onto SB
agogwaazh
fringe: sew ~s onto ST
agogwaadan
fringe: sew ~s onto TH
agogwaaso
sew-up a canoe
bagwa`oono
sew a canoe
gashkigoono
sew fringes onto SB
agogwaazh
sew fringes onto ST
agogwaadan
sew fringes onto TH
agogwaaso
sew into a round shape
mizaatigogwaade
sew on a patch on ST
bagwa`an
sew on against ST
agogwaade (CN)
sew OT slightly with running-st
jiichiibogwaaso §
sew SB
gashkigwaazh
sew SB on the other side
gwekigwaazh
sew SB on the reverse
gwekigwaazh
sew SB onto TH
agogwaazh
sew SB securely
aayiijigwaazh
sew SB shut
giboogwaazh
sew SB slightly
jiichiibogwaazh
sew SB strong
zoongigwaazh
sew SB together
maawandoogwaazh
sew SB together
giboogwaazh
sew SB together
maamawigwaazh
sew SB together
zisipogwaazh
sew SB up
giboogwaazh
sew ST
gashkigwaadan
sew ST into a round shape
mizaatigogwaadan
sew ST on
agwaa`an ˛
sew ST on
agogwaadan
sew ST on the other side
gwekigwaadan
sew ST on the reverse
gwekigwaadan
sew ST onto TH
agogwaadan
sew ST securely
aayiijigwaadan
sew ST shut
giboogwaadan
sew ST slightly with running-st
jiichiibogwaadan §
sew ST strong
zoongigwaadan
sew ST together
giboogwaadan
sew ST together
maamawigwaadan
sew ST together
zisipogwaadan
sew ST together [like quilt pie
maawandoogwaadan §
sew ST up
giboogwaadan
sew strongly
zoongigwaaso
sew TH
gashkigwaajige
sew TH belonging to SB
gashkigwaadamaw
sew TH for SB
gashkigwaadamaw
sew TH into bag-shape
mashkimodegwaade
sew TH on
agogwaazh
sew TH onto TH
agogwaaso
sew TH onto TH
agwaa`ige ˛
sew TH slightly
jiichiibogwaade
sew together
maawandoogwaaso
sew up against ST
agogwaade (CN)
sew well
nitaawigwaaso
sew well
minogwaaso
sew: be ~n
gashkigwaade
sew: be ~n
gashkigwaaso
sew: be ~n onto TH
agwaa`igaazo ˛
sew: be ~n onto TH
agwaa`igaade ˛
sew: be ~n together
daadakogwaade
sew: be ~n together
daadakogwaaso
sew: begin to ~
maajigwaaso
sew: gather together ~ing
maawandoogwaaso
sew: start ~ing
maajigwaaso
sew: stop ~ing
boonigwaaso
sweetgrass: sew ~
wiingashkogwaaso
together: sew SB ~
maamawigwaazh
together: sew ST ~
maamawigwaadan
well: sew ~
minogwaaso
well: sew ~
nitaawigwaaso
Verb conjugation Top

Present

I sew
you sew
he/she/it sews
we sew
you sew
they sew

Simple past

I sewed
you sewed
he/she/it sewed
we sewed
you sewed
they sewed

Present perfect

I have sewed
you have sewed
he/she/it has sewed
we have sewed
you have sewed
they have sewed

Past continuous

I was sewing
you were sewing
he/she/it was sewing
we were sewing
you were sewing
they were sewing

Future

I shall sew
you will sew
he/she/it will sew
we shall sew
you will sew
they will sew

Continuous present

I am sewing
you are sewing
he/she/it is sewing
we are sewing
you are sewing
they are sewing

Subjunctive

I be sewed
you be sewed
he/she/it be sewed
we be sewed
you be sewed
they be sewed
Definition Top
  1. sews, sewed, sewing, sewn: join or fasten with stitches, repair with stitches; close with stitches
  2. (v) (past simple) sewed, (past participle) sewn or sewed - to join together (esp. pieces of cloth), or to fix (something) to esp. a piece of cloth, by putting thread through it with a needle My grandmother taught me to sew. Did you sew this seam by hand or by machine? I made this skirt just by sewing two pieces of material together. (M) He sewed (= fixed) the badge neatly onto his uniform. It's time you learned to sew on your own buttons (= fix them to your clothes) . (M) His finger was cut off when he caught it in a machine, but the surgeon was able to sew it back on. I've got to sew (up) (= repair) a hole in my jeans. (T or M) (informal) A nurse will come and sew up that wound for you soon. (M) (figurative informal) It's going to take another week or two to sew up (= satisfactorily arrange) this deal. (M) (figurative informal) The Democrats appear to have the election sewn up (= it seems likely that they will win it) . See picture: Sewing and knitting To sew a piece of clothing or other item made from cloth is to make it by joining pieces of cloth together by putting thread through them with a needle. She sews all her children's clothes.