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/jiik-/ initial

 
pleasant, pleasing, nice
 
Type:
initial
Subtypes:
root
jiikakamigad vii there is a celebration, a happy event
jiikakamigizi vai s/he has a good time
jiikamanji'o vai s/he feels real good, feels happy
jiikaagamin vii it (a liquid) is enjoyable, is pleasant
jiikaakizige vai s/he is intoxicated, is high
jiikendam vai2 s/he feels happy
jiikibani'o vai s/he moves well in dancing
jiikim vta make h/ excited or happy (by voice), tell h/ exciting or happy news
jiikimaagozi vai [BL] s/he smells pleasant
jiikimaagwad vii it smells pleasant
jiikimaam vta find s/he smells pleasant
jiikimaandan vti find it smells pleasant
jiikimaaso vai [GP] s/he smells pleasant cooking or burning
jiikimaate vii [BL] it smells pleasant cooking or burning
jiikinaagozi vai s/he looks real good
jiikinaagwad vii it looks real good
jiikitan vti enjoy the sound of, be pleased to listen to it
jiikitaw vta enjoy the sound of, be pleased to listen to h/
jiikitaagozi vai s/he really sounds good, is a pleasure to listen to
jiikitaagwad vii it sounds really good, is a pleasure to listen to