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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

gwayakwaakoshin vai it ((animate; stick-like) lies straight

Paired with: gwayakwaakosin vii

gwayakwaakozi vai s/he is straight (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: gwayakwaakwad vii

gwayakwaakwad vii it is straight (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: gwayakwaakozi vai

gwayakwegad vii it (something sheet-like) is straight

gwayakwegizi vai s/he (something sheet-like) is straight

Paired with: gwayakwegad vii

gwayakwendam vai2 s/he thinks correctly; s/he is sure, certain about something

gwayakwendamowin ni correct thought

gwayakwendamowin ni correct thought

gwayakwendan vti think it right, correct; be sure, certain about it

Paired with: gwayakwenim vta

gwayakwendaagozi vai s/he is thought right

Paired with: gwayakwendaagwad vii

gwayakwendaagwad vii it is thought right

Paired with: gwayakwendaagozi vai

gwayakwenim vta think h/ is right, correct; be sure, certain about h/

Paired with: gwayakwendan vti

gwaaba' vta scoop h/ up

Paired with: gwaaba'an vti

gwaaba'adaawangwaan ni [BL] a shovel (for dirt), a spade

gwaaba'adaawangwe vai [BL] s/he scoops up dirt or sand

gwaaba'amaw vta
  1. scoop (it) up for h/
  2. get water for h/

gwaaba'an vti scoop it up

Paired with: gwaaba' vta

(benefactive) gwaaba'amaw vta
  1. scoop (it) up for h/
  2. get water for h/
(detransitive) gwaaba'ige vai s/he scoops up things gwaaba'igan ni a dipper, a scoop
gwaaba'aawangwaan ni a shovel (for dirt), a spade

gwaaba'ibii vai s/he draws water