The root /baag-/ 'swell, swollen' occurs as the initial element in many verbs indicating the swelling of specific body parts. The involved body part is identified in the second element, a body part medial such as /-zid-/ 'foot' or /-iingw-/ 'face'. The reduplicated form of the root /babaag-/ can indicate swelling in more than one place.
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