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zhaagoodenim vta es

outthink, outwit h/; get the better of h/ (in a mental activity)

inzhaagoodenimaa 1s - 3s ind; ninzhaagoodenimaa 1s - 3s ind; nizhaagoodenimaa 1s - 3s ind; ozhaagoodenimaan 3s - 3' ind; zhaagoodenimaad 3s - 3' conj; zhayaagoodenimaad 3s - 3' ch-conj; zhaagoodenim 2s - 3 imp; Stem: /zhaagoodenim-/

Gidaa-gichi-jiikenimin zhaagoodenimad a'awe zhooniyaawinini.

I would really be impressed by you if you mentally overpowered a banker.

zhaagoodenim /zhaagoodenim-/: /zhaagood-/
defeat, overpower
; /-enim/
act by thought on h/, feel about h/