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wazison ni [BL] a nest

(verb of making) wazisonike vai [BL] s/he makes a nest
wazisonike vai [BL] s/he makes a nest

waziswan ni [N] a nest

(verb of making) waziswanike vai s/he makes a nest or nests
waziswanike vai s/he makes a nest or nests

waa pc disc [exclamation]

waa- pv tns is going to, will, want to

wii- pv tns

waaaseyaagonagaa vii there is bright snow (on the ground)

waabadowe vai s/he has grey fur

waabam vta see h/

Paired with: waabandan vti

(detransitive) waabange vai s/he observes people, is a spectator, is a witness (reciprocal) waabandiwag vai they see each other (reflexive) waabandizo vai s/he sees h/ self
(derived noun) waabandizowin ni a mirror
waabamik na an albino beaver

waabamojichaagwaan ni a mirror

waaban vii
  1. it is tomorrow
  2. it is dawn

waabanabi vai s/he sits up until daylight

waabana'amaazo vai s/he sings until daylight

waabananokii vai s/he works until daylight

waabanashkidii vai s/he (a bird) has a white tail

waabanda' vta show (it) to h/

(reciprocal) waabanda'idiwag vai they show something to each other, have an exhibition or fair (detransitive) waabanda'iwe vai s/he shows, demonstrates, exhibits (it) to people waabanda'iwewin ni a show, an exhibition
waabanda'idiwag vai they show something to each other, have an exhibition or fair

waabanda'iwe vai s/he shows, demonstrates, exhibits (it) to people

waabanda'iwewin ni a show, an exhibition

waabandan vti see it

Paired with: waabam vta

(verb of undergoing) waabanjigaade vii it is seen (by someone), "they" see it (verb of undergoing) waabanjigaazo vai s/he is seen (by someone), "they" see h/
waabandiwag vai they see each other

waabandizo vai s/he sees h/ self

waabandizowin ni a mirror

waabange vai s/he observes people, is a spectator, is a witness