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okoozh nid nj

its (a bird's) bill, beak

There is no simple independent word for bill, beak. A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=koozh-/ bill, beak to make a full word:
  •  okoozh its bill, beak (3s-0s)

The following might occur when birds speak (as in stories) or are spoken to: 
  • nikoozh my bill, beak (1s-0s)
  • gikoozh your bill, beak (2s-0s)

Some basic forms of okoozh its bill, beak are: 

okoozh sg; okoozhing loc; Stem: /=koozh-/

okoozh sg nj

okoozhing loc nj