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zanaganaamo vai s/he breathes with difficulty, has respiratory problems

zanagaanimad vii it is a wild, unsteady wind

zanagendam vai2 s/he thinks things difficult, thinks things hard

zanagendan vti think it difficult, think it hard

Paired with: zanagenim vta

zanagenim vta think h/ difficult, think h/ hard

Paired with: zanagendan vti

zanagibide vii it runs or operates with difficulty

Paired with: zanagibizo vai

zanagibizo vai s/he has a difficult ride, runs or operates with difficulty

Paired with: zanagibide vii

zanagi' vta make it difficult, hard for h/

(detransitive) zanagi'iwe vai s/he makes (people) do something difficult, gives people a hard time, makes trouble for people (reciprocal) zanagi'idiwag vai they make each other do something difficult; they make things difficult, hard for each other, give each other a hard time (reflexive) zanagi'idizo vai s/he makes h/ self do something difficult; s/he makes things difficult, hard for h/ self, gives h/ self a hard time
zanagi'idiwag vai they make each other do something difficult; they make things difficult, hard for each other, give each other a hard time

zanagi'idizo vai s/he makes things difficult, hard for h/ self, gives h/ self a hard time; s/he makes h/ self do something difficult

zanagi'iwe vai s/he makes (people) do something difficult, gives people a hard time, makes trouble for people

zanaginaagozi vai s/he looks hard (to make)

Paired with: zanaginaagwad vii

zanaginaagwad vii it looks hard (to make), looks difficult

Paired with: zanaginaagozi vai

zanagiz na someone difficult

zanagizi vai s/he is difficult, hard to manage

Paired with: zanagad vii

(verb of pretending) zanagiziikaazo vai s/he pretends to be hard to get along with
zanagiziikaazo vai s/he pretends to be hard to get along with

zasakwaa vii there is a heavy frost

zaswebidoon vti2 scatter it (with hands)

Paired with: zaswebizh vta

zaswebizh vta scatter h/ (with hands)

Paired with: zaswebidoon vti2

zaswebiiga'andaw vta splash h/

zaswe'an vti scatter it (using something)

zaswenan vti spread it [by/with hand]

zasweshkan vti scatter it (with foot or body)

Paired with: zasweshkaw vta

zasweshkaw vta scatter h/ (with foot or body)

Paired with: zasweshkan vti

zazagaa vii there is dense underbrush