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bawa'an vti es
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  1. knock it (with something)
  2. harvest it [wild rice] (with rice knockers)

See also: bawa'am vai2



nibawa'aan 1s - 0s ind; obawa'aan 3s - 0s ind; bawa'ang 3s - 0 conj; bewa'ang 3s - 0 ch-conj; bawa'an 2s - 0 imp; Stem: /bawa'-/

nibawa'aan1s - 0s ind es
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obawa'aan3s - 0s ind es
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bawa'ang3s - 0 conj es
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bawa'an2s - 0 imp es
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Mii eta go aabitoonag gii-pawa'amaang iwe manoomin.

We only riced about half a boat full.
es
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Gego mashi bawa'angen manoomin baamaa binaabigwaniig.

Don't rice yet until the flowers fall.
nj
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Giinitamawind ina giga-o-bawa'aamin manoomin.

Is it our turn to go knock rice?
es
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bawa'an /bawa'-/: /baw-/
knock, shake
; /-a'/
act on it using a tool or medium; sing it