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/bagak-/ initial

bright, clear
bagaka'amaazo vai s/he sings clearly
bagakaabam vta see h/ clearly, spot h/ right away
bagakaaban vii it is daybreak, is light at dawn
bagakaabandan vti see it clearly, spot it right away
bagakaabi vai s/he sees clearly
bagakaagamin vii it (a liquid) is clear and bright
bagakaagonagaa vii there is bright snow
bagakaanzhe vai s/he (sun or moon) shines brightly
bagakaasige vai s/he (sun or moon) shines brightly
bagakaate vii it has a bright light, shines brightly
bagakendam vai2 s/he has a clear mind, is aware
bagaki- pv lex bright
bagakinaagozi vai
  1. s/he is seen clearly
  2. s/he is bright (in color)
bagakinaagwad vii
  1. it is seen clearly, appears obvious
  2. it looks bright
bagakipogozi vai s/he has a sharp, clean taste
bagakipogwad vii it has a sharp, clean taste
bagakitam vai2 s/he has acute hearing
bagakitan vti hear, understand it clearly
bagakitaw vta hear, understand h/ clearly
bagakitaagozi vai s/he is heard clearly, understood clearly
bagakitaagwad vii it is heard clearly, understood clearly; it sounds loud and clear
bagakowe vai s/he has a clear voice, speaks clealy