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bwaanawi' vta

be unable to do something to or manage h/

Paired with: bwaanawitoon vti2

imbwaanawi'aa 1s - 3s ind; nimbwaanawi'aa 1s - 3s ind; nibwaanawi'aa 1s - 3s ind; obwaanawi'aan 3s - 3' ind; bwaanawi'aad 3s - 3' conj; bwayaanawi'aad 3s - 3' ch-conj; bwaanawi' 2s - 3 imp; Stem: /bwaanawi'-/

Nibwaanawi'aa ji-giishkowed awe aabidademod.

I'm not able to stop him from continually crying

Mii go ji-bwaanawi'ad aana-wii-gichiwinad. Ojaanimendam iwidi wii-azhegiiwed gaa-pi-onji-bazigwiid. Amanj gaa-izhiwebadogwen iwidi.

You won't be able to hold him back. He wants to go back where he came from because something happened over there.

bwaanawi' /bwaanawi'-/: /bwaanaw-/
; /-'/
cause h/ to be or to act