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inabi vai

s/he sits a certain way, lives a certain way at home

indinab 1s ind; nindinab 1s ind; nidinab 1s ind; inabi 3s ind; inabid 3s conj; enabid 3s ch-conj; Stem: /inabi-/

Ingii-kanoonaa ondaas imaa ji-bi-inabid.

I asked him to sit a little closer.

Anaamikwam bimi-inabi a'aw asab.

The net is in place running along under the ice.

inabi /inabi-/: /iN-/
thus, in a certain direction, in a certain manner
; /-abi/
s/he sits, stays