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while
[during]
conj
while
megwaa adv tmp while; during; right now

megwaa- pv lex while; during; right now

whip
n
whip
bashanzhe'igan ni a whip, a switch

whip
vt
whip
bashanzhe' vta whip h/; punish h/

Paired with: bashanzhe'an vti

bashanzhe'ige vai s/he whips

whip-poor-will
n
whip-poor-will
waakowazh na a whipporwill

biigokokwe'owesi na a whip-poor-will

[
Caprimulgus vociferus
]

whirl
vi
whirl
gizhibaabide vii it goes around: spins, whirls, revolves

Paired with: gizhibaabizo vai

gizhibaabizo vai s/he spins, whirls, revolves

Paired with: gizhibaabide vii

gizhibaabise vii it spins, whirls, revolves (by itself)

Paired with: gizhibaabise vai

gizhibaabise vai s/he spins, whirls, revolves (by itself)

Paired with: gizhibaabise vii

whirl
vt
whirl
gizhibaawebin vta spin, whirl, crank h/ forcefully

Paired with: gizhibaawebinan vti

gizhibaawebinan vti spin, whirl, crank it forcefully

Paired with: gizhibaawebin vta

gizhibaawebinigaade vii it is spun, whirled, cranked (by someone)

whirlpool
n
whirlpool
whirlwind
n
whirlwind
gizhibaayaanimad vii it is a whirlwind

gizhibaayaashi vai s/he spins in the air, whirls in the wind [nid:502239]

Paired with: gizhibaayaasin vii

whiskey
whiskey
ishkodewaaboo ni alcohol (for drinking): liquor, spirits, whiskey

See also: ishkodewaabo ni [BL]

ishkodewaabo ni [BL] alcohol (for drinking): liquor, spirits, whiskey

See also: ishkodewaaboo ni

whisky jack
n
whisky jack
gwiingwiishi na a whiskey jack; a gray jay

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gray jay
Perisoreus canadensis
]