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ozhaashizigobizo vai nj
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s/he or it (animate) slips speeding on the ice

Note:
In the recorded examples, the 1s independent and 3s changed conjunct forms show replacement of sh by s before z by a process of assimilation.



nindoozhaasizigobiz 1s ind; ozhaashizigobizo 3s ind; ozhaashizigobizod 3s conj; wezhaasizigobizod 3s ch-conj; Stem: /ozhaashizigobizo-/

nindoozhaasizigobiz1s ind nj
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ozhaashizigobizo3s ind nj
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ozhaashizigobizod3s conj nj
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wezhaasizigobizod3s ch-conj nj
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Gegaa ningii'-ozhaashibiz gii-bi-giiwebizoyaan.

I almost slide off the road on my way home.
nj
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ozhaashizigobizo /ozhaashizigobizo-/: /ozhaash-/
slippery, slick
; /-zigw-/
ice-like, slab; something formed in slabs or cakes; ice
; /-bizo/
s/he moves without obstruction, flies, speeds, falls, drives