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ayaa vai

  1. s/he is (in a certain place)
  2. [with a lexical preverb] s/he is in a state or condition
  3. [with a preverb] s/he moves a certain way

Paired with: ayaa vii



indayaa 1s ind; nindayaa 1s ind; nidayaa 1s ind; ayaa 3s ind; ayaad 3s conj; eyaad 3s ch-conj; Stem: /ayaa-/

ayaad3s conj es
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Aandi dash ayaad.

Where is he?
es
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Anaami-adoopowin ayaa a'aw animosh migid.

The dog is under the table barking.
rg
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Gaawiin ogii-pagakinawaasiin iniw omishoomisan bi-ayaanid. Gii-saasaabizo.

He didn't hardly recognize his grandfather coming because of the glare.
es
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Gimino-ayaa ina.

Are you well?
es
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Gewiinawaa na gii'-ayaawag iwidi gaa-gii-tazhi-zagaswe'iding.

Were they at the meeting too?
nj
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Reduplicated Form: ayayaa