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inendi vai

s/he is away, absent, gone so long

indinend 1s ind; nindinend 1s ind; nidinend 1s ind; inendi 3s ind; inendid 3s conj; enendid 3s ch-conj; Stem: /inendi-/

Gabeya'ii gii-inendi gii-izhaad oodenaang indede.

It really took my dad a long time to go to town.

Ginwenzh ingii-inendimin gii-izhaayaang gichi-oodenaang.

We were away a long time when we went to the city.

inendi /inendi-/: /iN-/
thus, in a certain direction, in a certain manner
; /-endi/
s/he is absent