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wink
vi
wink
jiibiingweni vai s/he winks

jiibiingwetaw vta [BL] wink at h/

jiichiibiingwetaw vta wink at h/

Winnebago
n
Winnebago
wiinibiigoo na a Hochunk (Winnebago)

winning
n
winning
bakinaagewin ni winnings, jackpot

winnow
vt
winnow
nooshkaatoon vti2 winnow it [wild rice]

nooshkaachige vai s/he winnows things, winnows wild rice

nooshkaatamaw vta winnow (it) for h/

nooshkaachigaade vii it is winnowed (by someone), "they" winnow it

winnowing tray
n
winnowing tray
nooshkaachinaagan ni a winnowing tray, a winnowing basket

winter
n
winter
biboon vii it is winter

biboonagad vii it is a winter, it (a year) passes

daso-biboonagad vii

after mid-winter
giiwe-biboon vii it is after mid-winter, is late winter

all winter
gabe-biboon adv tmp all winter

every winter
endaso-biboon every winter

last winter
biboonong adv tmp last winter

late winter
giiwe-biboon vii it is after mid-winter, is late winter

spend the winter
biboonishi vai s/he spends the winter somewhere

winter before last
awas-biboonong adv tmp [ML] winter before last

See also: awasi-biboonong adv tmp

wipe
vt
wipe by hand
giziin vta wipe h/ (by hand)

Paired with: giziinan vti

giziinan vti wipe it (by hand)

Paired with: giziin vta

wipe using something
gaasii' vta wipe h/ (using something)

Paired with: gaasii'an vti

gaasii'an vti wipe it (using something)

Paired with: gaasii' vta

gaasii'ige vai s/he wipes things (using something)

wipe after defecating
giziindime'o vai s/he wipes h/ self after defecating

wipe dishes
gaasiinaagane vai s/he wipes dishes

wipe face
giziingwe'o vai s/he wipes h/ (own) face (with something)

wipe floor
giziisaginan vti wash it (a floor); wipe it (a floor)

giziisaginige vai [BL] s/he wipes the floor; [BL] s/he washes the floor

See also: giziibiigisaginige vai

giziisaginamaw vta wash the floor for h/; wipe the floor for h/

wipe hands
gaasiininjii vai s/he wipes h/ (own) hands

giziininjii vai s/he wipes h/ (own) hands; s/he washes (own) h/ hands

wipe mouth
gaasiidoone'o vai s/he wipes h/ (own) mouth

wire
n
snare wire
agoodwaaganeyaab ni snare wire, snare

nagwaaganeyaab ni snare wire, snare

wire
biiwaabikoons ni
  1. wire
  2. a can,a tin

wire cutter
n
wire cutter
wisdom
n
wisdom
nibwaakaawin ni wisdom