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debwewidam vai2 gh
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s/he is heard speaking or making vocal sounds at a distance



indebwewidam 1s ind; nindebwewidam 1s ind; nidebwewidam 1s ind; debwewidam 3s ind; debwewidang 3s conj; dayebwewidang 3s ch-conj; Stem: /debwewid+am-/

debwewidam3s ind gh
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debwewidang3s conj gh
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dayebwewidang3s ch-conj gh
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Indaga o-wewebaabiigin 'a abinoojiinyens debwewidang.

Go swing that baby you hear crying.
es
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Agaamaakwaa debwewidam gookooko'oo.

An owl can be heard from in the woods across the ridge.
nj
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Dibikong debwewidam gaa-madwe-mawid. Aapiji go agaasitaagozi, maagizhaa abinoojiinh.

Someone was heard crying last night. They sounded so small, like a child.
nj
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debwewidam /debwewid+am-/: /deb-/
enough, adequate, reach
; /-wewid/
s/he makes audible sounds
Reduplicated Form: dedebwewid