verb ai, ai+obj 8
s/he pierces skin with it, gets splinter from it (especially in sole of foot); (ai) h/ skin is pierced by or with something sharp (nail, glass, splinter, thorn, etc.)
Plural : (ai) pskuwecinuhtuwok; (ai+obj) moskuwecinuhtiniya
Prefixed Verb Stem : -moskuwecin-
Unprefixed Verb Stem : pskuwecin-
Changed Verb Stem : meskuwecin-

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Yalatuwet stahqonuk on moskuwecinon. She got a splinter climbing a tree.
Pskuwecin. S/he gets a splinter.
Mesq nemaht pecuhsehtihq, moskuwecinon 'qatok kawatoqi-psketqon. Before they reached their destination, one of them impaled his foot on the stub of a spruce branch. (MT)
Moskuwecinon-ona kawis wihtonok. His nose, too, was pierced with thorns.
Laks 'kosicin meskuwecit malsapskul. Laks was badly cut when he stepped on the flint rocks.
Notes : (see also pskuwecu)
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word Alberta