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zhaashaaginizidebatoo vai s/he runs barefoot

zhaashaagwam vta chew on, gnaw h/

See also: zhaashaagwandan vti

zhaashaagwamikiwe vai s/he chews gum

zhaashaagwandan vti chew it

Paired with: zhaashaagwam vta

(detransitive) zhaashaagwanjige vai s/he chews things
zhaashaagwanjige vai s/he chews things

zhaashaawanibiisens na a martin

[
Purple martin
Progne subis
]

zhaashaawanibiisi na a swallow

zhaawani- pv lex south

zhaawani-noodin na south wind

zhaawani-noodin vii there is a south wind

zhaawanong adv loc in, to, from the south

zhaawanoowinini na someone from the south: a Mexican

zhaazhiibaayaamikaa vii there are tunnels, passages, or trenches in the bottom (of a body of water)

zhaazhiibigaadeni vai s/he stretches h/ legs

zhaazhiibinikeni vai s/he extends h/ arms out (repeatedly)

zhebaa adv tmp this morning (just past)

zhede na a pelican

[
American White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
]

See also: azhede na [RL]

zhegon vta stick h/ in a tight place, insert h/

Paired with: zhegonan vti

zhegonamaw vta stick (it) in a tight place for h/, insert (it) for h/

zhegonan vti

Paired with: zhegon vta

(detransitive) zhegonige vai s/he sticks things in a tight place, inserts things (benefactive) zhegonamaw vta stick (it) in a tight place for h/, insert (it) for h/ (verb of undergoing) zhegonigaade vii it is stuck in a tight place (by someone), "they" stick it in a tight place (verb of undergoing) zhegonigaazo vai s/he or it (animate) is stuck in a tight place (by someone), "they" stick h/ or it (animate) in a tight place
zhegonigaade vii it is stuck in a tight place (by someone), "they" stick it in a tight place

zhegonigaazo vai s/he or it (animate) is stuck in a tight place (by someone), "they" stick h/ or it (animate) in a tight place

zhegonige vai s/he sticks things in a tight place, inserts things

zhegoninjiini vai s/he sticks a hand in a tight place

zhegosagidiyeshin vai s/he gets a sliver in h/ rear