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bwaawishkaa vai

s/he hardly moves, won't budge

Paired with: bwaawishkaa vii

bwaawishkaa 3s ind; bwaawishkaad 3s conj; Stem: /bwaawishkaa-/

Bwaawishkaa odaabaanaak. Ganabaj onzaam magozigoshin.

The sled won't go. I think it's too iced up.

bwaawishkaa /bwaawishkaa-/: /bwaaw-/
unable, fail
; /-shkaa/
s/he or it (animate) moves, goes, has happen to h/ or it