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indengwaan nid


my face

There is no simple independent words for face. A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=dengwaan-/ face to make a full word:
  • nindengwaan, nidengwaan, indengwaan my face (1s-0s)
  • gidengwaan your face (2s-0s)
  • odengwaan h/ face (3s-0s)
Some basic forms of indengwaan my face are:

indengwaan sg; indengwaaning loc; Stem: /=dengwaan-/

Ogii-mazinibii'aan indengwaan 'a gwiiwizhenzhish.

A little boy sketched my face.