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okoonzh nid

its (a bird's) bill, beak

There is no simple independent word for bill, beak. A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=koonzh-/ bill, beak to make a full word:
  • okoonzh its bill, beak (3s-0s)
The following might occur when birds speak (as in stories) or are spoken to:
  • nikoonzh my bill, beak (1s-0s)
  • gikoonzh your bill, beak (2s-0s)
Some basic forms of okoonzh its bill, beak are:

okoonzh sg; Stem: /=koonzh-/