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nikanendi vai

s/he is gone overnight

ninikanend 1s ind; nikanendi 3s ind; nikanendid 3s conj; nekanendid 3s ch-conj; Stem: /nikanendi-/

Ogii-o-wiizingwaamaan i'... iniw ojiwaaman gaa-onji-nikanendid.

He went over and stayed with his friend -- that's why he was gone all night.