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ningidig nid


my knee

See also: ingidig nid [N] ; nigidig nid

There is no simple independent word for knee. A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=gidigw-/ knee to make a full word:
  • nigidig, ningidig, ingidig my knee (1s-0s)
  • gigidig your knee (2s-0s)
  • ogidig h/ knee (3s-0s)
Some basic forms of ningidig my knee are:

ningidig sg; ningidigwan pl; ningidigwaang loc; ningidigwaash pej; Stem: /=gidigw-/

Gichi-gezika baagisin ingidig.

All of sudden my knee swelled up.