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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 (mineral) is straight

Paired with: gwayakwaabikizi vai

gwayakwaabikizi vai it (animate; mineral) is straight

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)

(derived noun) gwayakwaadiziwin ni good character, honesty
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

gwayakwaawigane vai

gwayakwegad vii it (something sheet-like) is straight

Paired with: gwayakwegizi vai

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

(derived noun) gwayakwendamowin ni correct thought
gwayakwendamowin ni correct thought

gwayakwendamowin ni correct thought

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

Paired with: gwayakwenim vta