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gwayakotigweyaa vii it is a straight river

gwayakotoon vti2
  1. make it straight
  2. make it right

Paired with: gwayako' vta

(detransitive) gwayakochige vai s/he makes things right, does things right
gwayakowe vai s/he speaks correctly, speaks the truth

gwayakozh vta cut h/ straight

Paired with: gwayakozhan vti

gwayakozhan vti cut it straight

Paired with: gwayakozh vta

gwayakozi vai s/he is straight

Paired with: gwayakwaa vii

gwayakozhwi vta [BL]

gwayakozh vta

gwayakwa'amii vai s/he walks straight

gwayakwakamigaa vii it is level ground

gwayakwamon vti it (road or trail) is straight

gwayakwaa vii
  1. it is straight
  2. it is correct

Paired with: gwayakozi vai

gwayakwaabate vii smoke goes straight up

gwayakwaabidoo'an vti thread it correctly, bead it correctly (on a bead loom)

(detransitive) gwayakwaabidoo'ige vai s/he beads things correctly (on a loom)
gwayakwaabidoo'ige vai s/he beads things correctly (on a loom)

gwayakwaabikad vii it is straight (as something mineral)

Paired with: gwayakwaabikizi vai

gwayakwaabikizi vai s/he is straight (as something mineral)

Paired with: gwayakwaabikad vii

gwayakwaabiigad vii it is straight (as something string-like)

Paired with: gwayakwaabiigizi vai

gwayakwaabiigizi vai s/he is straight (as something string-like)

Paired with: gwayakwaabiigad vii

gwayakwaadizi vai s/he is a good person (leads a good life, has a good character, is honest)

gwayakwaadiziwin ni good character, honesty

gwayakwaagamisijigan ni a level

gwayakwaajimo vai s/he tells the news or the story correctly, tells the truth

gwayakwaakosidoon vti2 set it (something stick-like) straight

Paired with: gwayakwaakoshim vta

gwayakwaakosin vii it (something stick-like) lies straight

Paired with: gwayakwaakoshin vai

gwayakwaakoshim vta set, lay h/ (something stick-like) straight

See also: gwayakwaakoshim vta