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gichiwishkaa vii

it gets stuck

Paired with: gichiwishkaa vai

gichiwishkaa 0s ind; gichiwishkaag 0s conj; gechiwishkaag 0s ch-conj; Stem: /gichiwishkaa-/

Gichiwishkaa giwanii'igan.

Your trap is stuck.

You can't pull it out of the water easily so you must have caught a beaver or something in it.

gichiwishkaa /gichiwishkaa-/: /gichiw-/
stuck, caught up, held fast
; /-shkaa/
it moves, goes, happens