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zagaswe'idiwag vai they have a council meeting; they have a ceremony

(derived noun) zagaswe'idiwin ni a council, a council meeting
zagaswe'idiwin ni a council, a council meeting

zagaswe'idiiwinini na a councillor, a council member, a representative

zagaswe'iwe vai s/he gives a ceremony, convenes a council

zagataagan na tinder, punk

zagaabiigin vta lead h/ on a leash or line

zagaabiiginan vti tie it on a line

Paired with: zagaabiigin vta

(verb of undergoing) zagaabiiginigaazo vai s/he is tied on a leash or line (by someone)
zagaabiiginigaazo vai s/he is tied on a leash or line (by someone)

zagaabiiginigewakik na a pail

zagaakwadin vii it gets snagged, gets caught up on something stick-like

Paired with: zagaakwaji vai

zagaakwa' vta fasten, pin, button h/

Paired with: zagaakwa'an vti

(reflexive) zagaakwa'odizo vai s/he buttons h/ self up
zagaakwa'amaw vta fasten, pin, button (it) for h/

zagaakwa'an vti fasten, pin, button it

Paired with: zagaakwa' vta

(detransitive) zagaakwa'ige vai s/he fastens, pins, buttons things (benefactive) zagaakwa'amaw vta fasten, pin, button (it) for h/ (verb of undergoing) zagaakwa'igaade vii it is fastened, pinned, buttoned (by someone), "they" fasten, pin, button it (verb of undergoing) zagaakwa'igaazo vai s/he is fastened, pinned, buttoned (by someone), "they" fasten, pin, button it (derived noun) zagaakwa'igan ni a stick-like fastener: a pin, a safety pin, a bolt, a nail
zagaakwa'igan ni a stick-like fastener: a pin, a safety pin, a bolt, a nail

zagaakwa'igaade vii it is fastened, pinned, buttoned (by someone), "they" fasten, pin, button it

zagaakwa'igaazo vai s/he is fastened, pinned, buttoned (by someone), "they" fasten, pin, button it

zagaakwa'ige vai s/he fastens, pins, buttons things

zagaakwa'odizo vai s/he buttons h/ self up

zagaakwa'on na a brooch

zagaakwa'on ni a stick-like fastener: a pin, a safety pin, a bolt, a nail

See also: zagaakwa'on na

zagaakwa'wi vta [BL]

zagaakwa' vta

zagaakwaji vai s/he, it (animate) gets snagged, gets caught up on something stick-like

Paired with: zagaakwadin vii

zagaakwajin vai s/he gets snagged on a limb

zagaakwaa vii
  1. it is a dense wood
  2. there are hard times

zagaakwii vai s/he clings, holds on (to something stick-like: a handle, a railing)