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zhagashka' vta spread h/ on (using something)

zhagashka'amaw vta spread, smear (it) on for h/

zhagashka'an vti spread, smear it on (using something)

(benefactive) zhagashka'amaw vta spread, smear (it) on for h/ (verb of undergoing) zhagashka'igaade vii it is spread on, smeared on (by someone), "they" spread, smear it on
zhagashka'igaade vii it is spread on, smeared on (by someone), "they" spread, smear it on

zhagashka'igewi-mookomaan ni a table knife; a butter knife

zhagashka'wi vta

zhagashka' vta

zhagashkaanaamikwesi na a sauger

[
Sander canadensis
]

zhagashkaandawe na a flying squirrel

[
northern flying squirrel
Glaucomys sabrinus
]

zhagashkibatoo vai s/he runs stooped down

zhagashkitaa vai s/he crouches down

zhakakamigaa vii it is damp ground

zhakamo vai s/he puts (something) in h/ (own) mouth

zhakamodaw vta spoon feed h/

zhakamoozh vta put something in h/ mouth

zhakaa vii it is damp

Paired with: zhakizi vai

zhakaagonagaa vii there is soft wet snow

zhakipon vii wet snow falls

zhakizi vai s/he is damp

Paired with: zhakaa vii

zhakiigad vii it is damp (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: zhakiigizi vai

zhakiigizi vai s/he is damp (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: zhakiigad vii

zhashagi na a blue heron

[
great blue heron
Ardea herodias
]

zhawabishkoode vii it bends down, collapses from weight

zhawendan vti bless, pity it

Paired with: zhawenim vta

(detransitive) zhawenjige vai s/he is merciful, is kind-hearted, has pity
(derived noun) zhawenjigewin ni a blessing, mercy, kindness
zhawendaagozi vai s/he is blessed, is fortunate

Paired with: zhawendaagwad vii

zhawendaagwad vii it is blessed

Paired with: zhawendaagozi vai