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dewizi vai s/he aches, has an ache

dewizide vai s/he has an ache in h/ foot

di vai s/he has something the matter with h/

di- vai s/he has a certain thing the matter with h/; s/he is in a certain condition

diba' vta pay for h/, bail h/ out

Paired with: diba'an vti

diba'akii vai s/he surveys land

diba'akiiwinini na a surveyor

diba'amaw vta pay h/ for (it), pay (it) to him

diba'amaadiwag vai they pay each other for (it)

diba'amaage vai s/he pays people for (something)

diba'an vti pay it, pay for it

Paired with: diba' vta

(verb of undergoing) diba'igaade vii it is paid, paid for (by someone), "they" pay it or for it (verb of undergoing) diba'igaazo vai s/he or it (animate) is paid for (by someone), "they" pay for h/ or it (animate) (detransitive) diba'ige vai s/he pays things; s/he measures things
(derived noun) diba'igan adv num
  1. an hour
  2. a mile
diba'igaans adv num
  1. a minute
  2. an acre
(verb of being) diba'igane vii [N] it is a certain time in hours; it is a distance in miles
diba'igese vii it pays off, pays for itself
(benefactive) diba'amaw vta pay h/ for (it), pay (it) to him
(reciprocal) diba'amaadiwag vai they pay each other for (it) (detransitive) diba'amaage vai s/he pays people for (something)
diba'aatigwaan ni a measuring used for measuring: a yardstick, a timber measuring stick, [esp. diminutive] a ruler

diba'aatigwe vai s/he scales timber

diba'igan adv num
  1. an hour
  2. a mile

daso-diba'igan qnt num

diba'igane vii [N] it is a certain time in hours; it is a distance in miles

diba'iganed vii [S]
  1. it is a time in hours
  2. it is a distance in miles

daso-diba'iganed vii [S]

diba'iganeyaa vii [BL] it is a time in hours

daso-diba'iganeyaa vii [BL]

diba'igaade vii it is paid, paid for (by someone), "they" pay it or for it

diba'igaans adv num
  1. a minute
  2. an acre

daso-diba'igaans qnt num

diba'igaazo vai s/he or it (animate) is paid for (by someone), "they" pay for h/ or it (animate)

diba'ige vai s/he measures things; s/he pays things

diba'igese vii it pays off, pays for itself

diba'igeziswaan na [RL] a clock

See also: diba'igiiziswaan na

diba'igeziswaanens na [RL] a watch

See also: diba'igiiziswaanens na

diba'igiiziswaan na a clock

See also: diba'igeziswaan na [RL]