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ondamim vta

keep h/ busy with speech

nindoondamimaa 1s - 3s ind; odoondamimaan 3s - 3' ind; ondamimaad 3s - 3' conj; wendamimaad 3s - 3' ch-conj; ondamim 2s - 3 imp; Stem: /ondamim-/

Ogii-ondamimigoon oosan, ani-gwekigaabawid gaa-izhi-metasinaad iniw odikweman.

He was busy talking to his father when he turned around and noticed his wife was gone.

ondamim /ondamim-/: /ondam-/
; /-m/
speak to h/; act on h/ by speech