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badaka' vta es

  1. stick h/ or it (animate) with something sharp, prick h/ or it (animate), use a fork on it (animate)
  2. give h/ an injection, a shot

Paired with: badaka'an vti

imbadaka'waa 1s - 3s ind; nimbadaka'waa 1s - 3s ind; nibadaka'waa 1s - 3s ind; obadaka'waan 3s - 3' ind; badaka'waad 3s - 3' conj; bedaka'waad 3s - 3' ch-conj; badaka' 2s - 3 imp; badaka'wi 2s - 3 imp; Stem: /badaka'w-/

nibadaka'waa1s - 3s ind es

obadaka'waan3s - 3' ind es

badaka'waad3s - 3' conj es

bedaka'waad3s - 3' ch-conj es

badaka'2s - 3 imp es

The 2s-3 imperative ends in ' in Minnesota, 'wi at Nigigoonsiminikaaning, and 'o at Lac la Croix.

badaka' /badaka'w-/: /badak-/
prick, pierce, stick in
; /-a'w/
act on h/ using a tool or medium