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dakon vta
  1. hold, take hold of h/
  2. arrest h/

Paired with: dakonan vti

(detransitive) dakoniwe vai s/he arrests (people)
dakonamaw vta hold (it) for h/; take hold of (it) for h/

dakonan vti hold, take hold of it

Paired with: dakon vta

(benefactive) dakonamaw vta hold (it) for h/; take hold of (it) for h/ (detransitive) dakonige vai s/he holds, takes hold of things (verb of undergoing) dakonigaade vii it is held (by someone), "they" hold it (verb of undergoing) dakonigaazo vai
  1. s/he is held (by someone), "they" hold h/
  2. s/he is arrested, "they" arrest h/
dakonaawaso vai s/he holds a baby

(derived noun) dakonaawaswaan na a baby in a bundle (to be held)
dakonaawaswaan na a baby in a bundle (to be held)

dakonigaade vii it is held (by someone), "they" hold it

dakonigaazo vai
  1. s/he is held (by someone), "they" hold h/
  2. s/he is arrested, "they" arrest h/

dakonige vai s/he holds, takes hold of things

dakoningwii vai s/he has a short wing or short wings

dakoniwe vai s/he arrests (people)

dakoniwewidaabaan na a police car

dakoniwewigamig ni a police station

dakoniwewikwe na a police officer (female)

dakoniwewinini na a policeman; a sheriff

dakoniwewininiikwe na a policewoman

dakozh vta cut h/ short

Paired with: dakozhan vti

dakozhan vti cut it short

Paired with: dakozh vta ; dakozhwi vta [BL]

dakozhwi vta [BL] cut h/ short

dakozh vta

dakoogamaa vii it is a short lake

dakoonagad vii it (a canoe or boat) is short

dakootigweyaa vii it is a short river

dakoozi vai s/he is short

Paired with: dakwaa vii

dakwam vta bite h/; hold it (animate) in the mouth

Paired with: dakwandan vti

(detransitive) dakwange vai s/he bites people
dakwamon vii it (road or trail) is short

dakwanashkidii vai s/he (a bird) has a short tail