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gashkaabika'an vti es
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lock it

Paired with: gashkaabika' vta



ingashkaabika'aan 1s - 0s ind; ningashkaabika'aan 1s - 0s ind; ogashkaabika'aan 3s - 0s ind; gashkaabika'ang 3s - 0 conj; geshkaabika'ang 3s - 0 ch-conj; gashkaabika'an 2s - 0 imp; Stem: /gashkaabika'-/

ningashkaabika'aan1s - 0s ind nj
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ogashkaabika'aan3s - 0s ind nj
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gashkaabika'ang3s - 0 conj nj
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geshkaabika'ang3s - 0 ch-conj nj
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gashkaabika'an 2s - 0 imp nj
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ogii-kashkaabika'aan3s - 0s pst nj
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Ingii-kashkaabika'aan indoodaabaan degoshinaan imaa endaayaan.

I locked my car when I got home.
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Owi-gashkaabika'an iwe bizhikiiwigamig.

Go lock up the cow barn.
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Gigii-gashkaabika'aan ina iwe odaabaan.

Did you lock the car?
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Gashkaabika'an gidoodaabaan ingoji wii'-nibaayan gichi-oodenaang.

Lock your car if you're going to spend the night in the city.

Note:
At Nigigoonsiminikaaning, odaabaan can be either inanimate, as here, or animate.
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gashkaabika'an /gashkaabika'-/: /gashk-/
enclosed, attached together 
; /-aabik-/
mineral (inorganic solid: rock, metal, glass)
; /-a'/
act on it using a tool or medium; sing it