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waasikwa'an vti polish, shine it

Paired with: waasikwa' vta

(benefactive) waasikwa'amaw vta polish, shine (it) for h/ (detransitive) waasikwa'ige vai s/he polishes, shines things (verb of undergoing) waasikwa'igaade vii it is polished, shined (by someone), "they" polish, shine it (verb of undergoing) waasikwa'igaazo vai it (animate) is polished, shined (by someone), "they" polish it (animate)
waasikwa'igaade vii it is polished, shined (by someone), "they" polish, shine it

waasikwa'igaazo vai it (animate) is polished, shined (by someone), "they" polish it (animate)

waasikwa'ige vai s/he polishes, shines things

waasikwa'wi vta [NI]

waasikwa' vta

waasikwaa vii it is shiny

Paired with: waasikozi vai

waasikwaabikad vii it (mineral) is shiny

Paired with: waasikwaabikizi vai

waasikwaabikizi vai it (animate; mineral) is shiny

Paired with: waasikwaabikad vii

waasikwegad vii it (sheet-like) is shiny

Paired with: waasikwegizi vai

waasikwegizi vai it (animate; sheet-like) is shiny

Paired with: waasikwegad vii

waasikwiingwe vai s/he has a shiny face

waasindibezo vai he has a shiny bald head

waasisin vii

waasizo vai s/he or it (animate) shines, glitters, reflects light

Paired with: waaside vii

waasiingwaagan na a costume mask

waasiingwaagani-giizhigad vii it is Halloween Day

waaswaa vai s/he shines (for game or fish), jacklights

waaswaagan ni a torch; a spotlight
waaswaagan ni a torch; a spotlight

waaswaagen vai + o use (it) as a torch or spotlight

waashkobaagamig ni-v a soft drink; pop

waashkobizid bakwezhigan na-v cake; pastry; sweet roll

waatebagaa vii there are bright leaves

waatebagaa-giizis na September; October

waatebagaawi-giizis na [BL] September

waatebagizi vai it (animate) has bright leaves