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nisaabaawe vai

s/he gets wet; s/he drowns

Paired with: nisaabaawe vii

ninisaabaawe 1s ind; nisaabaawe 3s ind; nisaabaawed 3s conj; nesaabaawed 3s ch-conj; Stem: /nisaabaawe-/

Dibikong gii-kwanabibizowag niizh ininiwag. Bezhig gegaa gii'-nisaabaawe.

Last night two men capsized (their motor boat). One nearly drowned.

Reduplicated Form: nanisaabaawe