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/-zigw-/ medial

 
ice-like, slab; something formed in slabs or cakes; ice
 
Type:
medial
Subtypes:
classifier
Variants:
zigo
agozigwaji vai s/he gets frozen to the ice
babigozigwaa vii there is bumpy ice
bagonezigwaa vii there is a (natural) hole in the ice
bagozigwa'an vti make a hole in the ice at it
baasizigoshkaa vii the ice cracks
bibagizigwaa vii there is thin ice; it (something slab-like) is thin
dakozigwaa vii it (slab-like) is short
gaashizigozi vai it (animate) has a sharp prickly crust of ice
gaashizigwaa vii there is sharp ice
gibozigwadin vii it is frozen shut
ginozigwaa vii it (slab-like) is long
giishkizigwaa vii it is an ice bank
madwezigoshkaa vii ice moves making noise
madwezigwadin vii the sound of ice cracking is heard
magozigoshin vai s/he (a sled or sled runner) is iced up
makadewizigwaa vii there is dark ice
mashkawizigwaa vii it (ice- or cake-like) is hard, is firm
michizigwaa vii there is bare ice
miskozigozi vai s/he (ice, something in a cake or bar) is red
miskozigwaa vii it (something in a cake or bar) is red
miziwezigwaa vii it (something in a cake or bar) is whole, is in one piece
ningozigosin vii it is covered with ice
ningozigoshin vai s/he is covered in ice
ningozigwa' vta cover h/ with ice
ningozigwa'an vti cover it with ice
nookizigwaa vii there is soft ice
oshezigoshkaa vii it is an ice pressure ridge
ozhaashizigobizo vai s/he or it (animate) slips speeding on the ice
ozhaashizigwaa vii there is slippery ice
ozaawizigwaa vii it (slab-like) is yellow, is brown
waabishkizigozi vai s/he (ice) is white
waabishkizigwaa vii it (cake-like, ice) is white, there is white ice
waasikozigode vii the ice shines in the moonlight
zaagizigwadin vii it sticks out of the ice
zaagizigwaji vai it (animate) sticks out of the ice