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zagaakwaji vai s/he, it (animate) gets snagged, gets caught up on something stick-like

Paired with: zagaakwadin vii

zagaakwajin vai s/he gets snagged on a limb

zagaakwaa vii
  1. it is a dense wood
  2. there are hard times

zagaakwii vai s/he clings, holds on (to something stick-like: a handle, a railing)

zagaanikwebizh vta pull h/ hair

zagaanowebizh vta grab and hold h/ by the tail

zagaanowen vta hold, grab h/ by the tail

zagaanowenigewakik na a sauce pan

zagidoonebijigan ni a bridle, a bit

zagigaaden vta hold, grab h/ by the leg

zagigwebizh vta grab h/ by the neck; snare h/ by the neck

zagigwen vta hold h/ by the neck

zagigweshkoozh vta trap h/ by the neck

zagigweshkoozo vai it (animate) is trapped by the neck

zagikobaa vii it is thick brush

zagime na a mosquito

(verb of abundance) zagimekaa vii there are (many) mosquitoes (verb of being) zagimewi vai s/he is, becomes a mosquito
zagimekaa vii there are (many) mosquitoes

zagimewayaan na a mosquito net, mosquito netting

zagimewaaniigin ni [BL] gauze, cheesecloth; mosquito bar

zagimewi vai s/he is, becomes a mosquito

zaginikeba' vta run holding h/ by the arm

(reciprocal) zaginikeba'idiwag vai they run holding each other by the arm
zaginikeba'idiwag vai they run holding each other by the arm

zaginikebizh vta grab and hold h/ by the arm

zaginiken vta hold, grab h/ by the arm

(reciprocal) zaginikenidiwag vai they hold or grab each other by the arm
zaginikenidiwag vai they hold or grab each other by the arm