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z|bus| stem for 1st sg pres, pl pres, 2nd & 3rd sg subj, pind < zbut

z|but vt 1 to soften 2 to make [ ] more mild: tame; calm [ ] down; make [ ] more agreeable/manageable; domesticate 3 to lessen [ ] in strength/intensity/degree; mitigate; abate; level [ ] down; dilute
<>a zbut kurrizin/shpinŽn/brinjŽt "soften <>'s back/ribs" to beat <> to a pulp

z|bu't∑et vpr 1 to get soft 2 to get milder: become tame; calm down; become more agreeable/manageable 3 to diminish in strength/intensity/degree; abate; level out; become diluted
zbut∑et3pl gjakrat tempers cool
<> zbut∑et3sg zemra 1 <>'s heart softens; <> is deeply touched 2 <> calms down; <> feels consoled