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agwaaba'iwe vai

s/he gets off the water getting away from something in a hurry

indagwaaba'iwe 1s ind; nindagwaaba'iwe 1s ind; nidagwaaba'iwe 1s ind; agwaaba'iwe 3s ind; agwaaba'iwed 3s conj; egwaaba'iwed 3s ch-conj; Stem: /agwaaba'iwe-/

Ningii'-agwaaba'iwemin minisaabikong; onzaam onzikaa jiimaan. Akawe ningii-pigiikaadaamin.

We had to get off in a hurry at the reef because our canoe was leaking. First thing, we patched it with pitch.

agwaaba'iwe /agwaaba'iwe-/: /agwaa-/
off or out of water or open area
; /-ba'iwe/
hurry in flight from someone or something