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waangawi' vta tame it (animate), train it (animate)

(detransitive) waangawi'iwe vai s/he tames people or animals
waangawi'iwe vai s/he tames people or animals

waangawizi vai [S] it (animate) is gentle, is tame

See also: aangawizi vai [RL]

waangoom vta adopt h/

waanikaadan vti dig a hole for it

Paired with: waanikaazh vta

waanikaan ni a pit, an excavated hole

waanikaazh vta dig a hole for h/

Paired with: waanikaadan vti

waanike vai s/he digs a hole or trench

(applicative) waanikaadan vti dig a hole for it (applicative) waanikaazh vta dig a hole for h/
waaninitigweyaa vii the river has a bend in it

waanisagaa vii there is a dip in the floor

waanisagizi vai it (animate; board) has a depression in it

waanizigoweba'an vti

waanzh ni a den, a lair, a cave, a burrow

See also: waazh ni

waanzhibiiyaa vii it is a puddle, a water-filled pothole, a small pond

waapijiibizh vta wrap h/ up in a bunting bag

waapijiibizo vai s/he is laced up in the cradleboard bag

(derived noun) waapijiibizon ni a cradleboard bag; a bunting bag
waapijiibizon ni a bunting bag; a cradleboard bag

waapijiibizoneyaab ni cradleboard wrapper lacing; bunting bag lacing

waapijiibizoniigin ni [BG] [BL] cloth for a bunting bag

waasa adv loc far, far away, distant

waasagoode vii it hangs shining

Paired with: waasagoojin vai

waasagoojin vai it (animate) hangs shining

Paired with: waasagoode vii

waasakonebizo vai s/he drives with a light on

waasakonejiisi na

waasamowin ni lightning; electricity

waasamoo- pv lex electric; powered

waasamoo-anokiiwinini na electrician

waasamoo-bimide ni gas, gasoline

waasamoo-jiimaan ni a motor launch

waasamoo-jiimaanens ni motorboat

waasamoo-waazakonenjigan ni an electric lamp

waasamoobii'amaw vta e-mail h/

waasamoobii'igan ni an e-mail

waasamoog vai2 they flash lightning

waasamoowidaabaan na a car, an automobile

See also: waasamoowidaabaan ni

waasamoowidaabaan ni a car, an automobile

See also: waasamoowidaabaan na

waasawad vii it is far

waasaabikaa vii

waasaabikide vii it (mineral) shines, glitters, reflects light

Paired with: waasaabikizo vai

waasaabikizo vai it (animate; mineral) shines, glitters, reflects light

Paired with: waasaabikide vii

waasaakwanjige vai s/he chews bark off a tree leaving light bare patches

waasaashkaa vii it (lake) has whitecaps

waasechigan ni a window, glass (in or for a window)

waasechiganaabik ni window glass, a windowpane

waasechigani-asabaabik ni window screen

waasekwad vii the sky gets bright, clears up

waasenaagwad vii it looks light, looks clear

waasenaagwad vii it is daybreak

waasese vii there is a flash of lightning

waasete vii it is or gets bright inside

waaseyaa vii it is bright, is light (as in the day), is radiant; it is sunny

Paired with: waasezi vai

waaseyaaban vii it is light at dawn

waaseyaagonagaa vii there is bright snow (on the ground)

waaseyaanakwad vii clouds can be seen through

waaseyiigad vii it (sheet-like) is bright, is shiny

Paired with: waaseyiigizi vai

waaseyiigizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is bright, is shiny

Paired with: waaseyiigad vii

waasezi vai the sun shines, is bright, is light, is radiant

Paired with: waaseyaa vii

waaside vii it shines, glitters, reflects light

Paired with: waasizo vai

waasigan ni [BL] lightning; electricity

waasigani-bimide ni [BL] gas, gasoline

waasigani-bimide-atoobaan ni a gas tank

See also: waasigani-bimidewatoobaan ni [BL]

waasigani-bimide-biiwaabik ni [BL] an oil drum; a gas tank, a gas can, a jerry can

waasigani-bimide-gizhaabikizigan ni [BL] a propane stove

waasigani-bimidewatoobaan ni [BL] a gas can

See also: waasigani-bimide-atoobaan ni

waasigani-bimidewigamig ni [BL] a gas station

waasigani-bimideyaab ni [BL] gas line

waasigani-biiwaabik ni an electric cable

waasigani-gizhaabikiziganens ni [BL] a coleman stove

waasigani-makakoons ni [BL] an automobile battery; a boat battery

waasigani-waazakonenjigan ni an electric light

waasiganidaabaanikana ni [BL] a road (for vehicles)

waasiko- pv lex shiny

waasiko' vta make h/ shiny

Paired with: waasikotoon vti2

waasikokoozhe vai s/he has a shiny bill

waasikosaga'an vti polish it [a floor or board] [using something]

waasikotoon vti2 make it shiny

Paired with: waasiko' vta

waasikozi vai s/he, it (animate) is shiny

Paired with: waasikwaa vii

waasikozigode vii the ice shines in the moonlight

waasikwa' vta polish, shine h/

Paired with: waasikwa'an vti

waasikwa'amaw vta polish, shine (it) for h/

waasikwa'an vti polish, shine it

Paired with: waasikwa' vta

(benefactive) waasikwa'amaw vta polish, shine (it) for h/ (detransitive) waasikwa'ige vai s/he polishes, shines things (verb of undergoing) waasikwa'igaade vii it is polished, shined (by someone), "they" polish, shine it (verb of undergoing) waasikwa'igaazo vai it (animate) is polished, shined (by someone), "they" polish it (animate)
waasikwa'igaade vii it is polished, shined (by someone), "they" polish, shine it

waasikwa'igaazo vai it (animate) is polished, shined (by someone), "they" polish it (animate)

waasikwa'ige vai s/he polishes, shines things

waasikwa'wi vta [NI]

waasikwa' vta

waasikwaa vii it is shiny

Paired with: waasikozi vai

waasikwaabikad vii it (mineral) is shiny

Paired with: waasikwaabikizi vai

waasikwaabikizi vai it (animate; mineral) is shiny

Paired with: waasikwaabikad vii

waasikwegad vii it (sheet-like) is shiny

Paired with: waasikwegizi vai

waasikwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is shiny

Paired with: waasikwegad vii

waasikwiingwe vai s/he has a shiny face

waasindibezo vai he has a shiny bald head

waasisin vii

waasizo vai s/he or it (animate) shines, glitters, reflects light

Paired with: waaside vii

waasiingwaagan na a costume mask

waasiingwaagani-giizhigad vii it is Halloween Day

waaswaa vai s/he shines (for game or fish), jacklights

waaswaagan ni a torch; a spotlight
waaswaagan ni a torch; a spotlight

waaswaagen vai + o use (it) as a torch or spotlight

waashkobaagamig ni-v a soft drink; pop