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bakaaboode vii

it (string-like) breaks in current

Verbs with the root /bak-/ apply to string-like objects although they do not contain the medial element meaning "string-like".

bakaaboode 0s ind; bakaaboodeg 0s conj; bekaaboodeg 0s ch-conj; Stem: /bakaaboode-/

bakaaboode /bakaaboode-/: /bak-/
broken, snapped, parted (esp. of something string-like)
; /-aaboode/
it drifts, is carried on a moving medium (on the current, on snow)