sqihtehma

verb ai 13
s/he spares (something) when hitting or picking, leaves (something) untouched; s/he parries, deflects
Plural : sqihtehmahtuwok
Prefixed Verb Stem : -asqihtehma-; (without ending) -asqihtem
Unprefixed Verb Stem : sqihtehma-
Changed Verb Stem : esqihtehma-

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Sakun nil nihtawi-sqihtehman: neket payis tekomokiyan, nkisi-sqihtaha. It's a good thing I know how to parry: when a pie was thrown at me, I could deflect it.
'Tawi-sqihtehma. (figuratively) She knows how to keep people at a distance.
Notes :

(see also 't-asqihtehmuwan)

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word Stephanie
word Dolly
example Dolly
example Dolly