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baasaakwaji vai es

it (animate; something stick-like or solid) cracks from freezing

Paired with: baasaakwadin vii

baasaakwaji 3s ind; baasaakwajid 3s conj; bayaasaakwajid 3s ch-conj; Stem: /baasaakwaji-/

baasaakwaji3s ind es

Hay'. Mii ganabaj gii-paasaakwajid indoodaabaan. Gii-gichi-gisinaa dibikong.

Damn! I think my car's engine block cracked. It was really cold last night.

baasaakwaji /baasaakwaji-/: /baas-/
cracked, shattered
; /-aakw-/
stick-like, wooden, organic solid
; /-aji/
s/he or it (animate) is cold, is affected by the cold; is frozen