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makowi vai

  1. s/he is a bear, becomes a bear
  2. she comes of age, has her first menses

nimakow 1s ind; makowi 3s ind; makowid 3s conj; mekowid 3s ch-conj; Stem: /makowi-/

makowi /makowi-/: /makw-/ stem of makwa na ; /-wi/
be, become a certain kind of being or thing