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zhaabwaakizige vii it cuts through things (by burning)

zhaabwaakizo vai
  1. s/he gets x-rayed
  2. s/he is burned through

Paired with: zhaabwaakide vii

(derived noun) zhaabwaakizon ni an x-ray
zhaabwaakizon ni an x-ray

zhaabwaakizwi vta [NI]

zhaabwaakiz vta

zhaabwaanakwad vii clouds can be seen through, "you can see through the clouds"

zhaabwaandawe vai s/he climbs through

zhaabwaanimad vii wind blows through something

zhaabwaasige vai s/he (the sun or moon) shines light through

zhaabwaate vii light shines through it

zhaabwaatewinaagaans ni a (drinking) glass

zhaabwii vai s/he goes through, passes through, achieves something, survives

zhaaganaash na an Englishman

(verb of being) zhaaganaashiiwi vai [BL] s/he is English
zhaaganaashiimo vai s/he speaks English

(applicative) zhaaganaashiimotaw vta speak English to h/ (applicative) zhaaganaashiimonodaw vta speak English to h/ (derived noun) zhaaganaashiimowin ni the English language
zhaaganaashiimonodaw vta speak English to h/

zhaaganaashiimotaw vta speak English to h/

zhaaganaashiimowin ni the English language

zhaaganaashiiwaki ni Canada

zhaaganaashiiwi vai [BL] s/he is English

zhaaganaashiiwibii'amaw vta write (it) in English to or for h/

zhaaganaashiiwibii'an vti write it in English

(detransitive) zhaaganaashiiwibii'ige vai s/he writes in English (benefactive) zhaaganaashiiwibii'amaw vta write (it) in English to or for h/ (verb of undergoing) zhaaganaashiiwibii'igaade vii it is written in English (by someone), "they" write it in English
zhaaganaashiiwibii'igaade vii it is written in English (by someone), "they" write it in English

zhaaganaashiiwibii'ige vai s/he writes in English

zhaaganaashiiwikwe na an English woman

zhaaganaashiiwinikaade vii [BL] it has an English name, is called in English

zhaaganaashiiwinikaazo vai [BL] s/he has an English name, is called in English