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zaka'ipwaagane vai s/he lights a pipe

zaka'o vai s/he uses a cane

(derived noun) zaka'on ni a cane
zaka'on ni a cane

zakaabiigisin vii it is plugged in, is connected to power

Paired with: zakaabiigishin vai

zakaabiigishin vai it (animate) is plugged in, is connected to power

Paired with: zakaabiigisin vii

zakaasan vti shine light at it

(derived noun) zakaasigan ni a flashlight
zakaasigan ni a flashlight

zakaate vii it reflects light, is lit by sunlight

zakide vii it catches fire; it is on fire; there is a forest fire

Paired with: zakizo vai

zakisidoon vti2 light, ignite it, set it on fire

zakiz vta light, ignite h/, set h/ on fire

Paired with: zakizan vti

zakizan vti light, ignite it, set it on fire

Paired with: zakiz vta

(detransitive) zakizige vai s/he lights, ignites things, sets things on fire
zakizige vai s/he lights, ignites things, sets things on fire

zakizo vai s/he or it (animate) catches fire; s/he has a fire at h/ place

Paired with: zakide vii

zakizwi vta [NI]

zakiz vta

zanagad vii it is difficult, hard (to do or manage)

Paired with: zanagizi vai

zanagamon vii it is a hard road (to travel), is a difficult road

zanaganaamo vai s/he breathes with difficulty, has respiratory problems

zanagaanimad vii it is a wild, unsteady wind

zanagendam vai2 s/he thinks things difficult, thinks things hard

zanagendan vti think it difficult, think it hard

Paired with: zanagenim vta

zanagenim vta think h/ difficult, think h/ hard

Paired with: zanagendan vti

zanagibide vii it runs or operates with difficulty

Paired with: zanagibizo vai

zanagibizo vai it (animate) has a difficult ride, runs or operates with difficulty

Paired with: zanagibide vii

zanagi' vta make it difficult, hard for h/

(detransitive) zanagi'iwe vai s/he makes (people) do something difficult, gives people a hard time, makes trouble for people (reciprocal) zanagi'idiwag vai they make each other do something difficult; they make things difficult, hard for each other, give each other a hard time (reflexive) zanagi'idizo vai s/he makes h/ self do something difficult; s/he makes things difficult, hard for h/ self, gives h/ self a hard time