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waziswan ni [N] a nest

See also: wadiswan ni [S] ; wazison ni [BL]

(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

waabadowe vai s/he has grey fur

waabak na a white bear; a polar bear

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
waabamaawaso vai s/he has a baby

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

waabanagekozi vai it (animate) has light colored bark

Paired with: waabanagekwad vii

waabanagekwad vii it has light colored bark

Paired with: waabanagekozi vai

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 or it (animate) is seen (by someone), "they" see h/ or it (animate)
waabandiwag vai they see each other

waabandizo vai s/he sees h/ self

waabandizowin ni a mirror