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eshkan ni nj
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an ice chisel



eshkan sg; eshkanan pl; eshkanens dim; eshkanish pej; Stem: /eshkan-/

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Eshkan indawaaj aabajitoodaa. Ingoji apagidoon 'i waagaakwad.

Let's use an ice chisel instead. Toss the axe somewhere.
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Minwaabadad iko iwe eshkan biboong.

A chisel is very useful in the wintertime.
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Waagaakwad aabadad gii-dwaa'igeng, maagizhaa gaye eshkan.

An ax is used when you chop a hole in the ice, or maybe a chisel.
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