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wanakojaan ni [BL] tip of the nose

wanakonde'ogan ni the smoke hole at the top of a tipi

wanakong adv loc on the tip; on the treetop

wanakoninj ni fingertip

wanakoshkinzh ni tip of a snout

wanakozid ni tip of a toe or foot

wanakwaya'ii adv loc at the tip

wanakwazhiwe vai s/he gets lost paddling

wanakwaandag ni the tip of a bough

wanakwaanow adv loc at the tip of an animal's tail

wanakwaatig ni tip of a tree, end of a stick

wanashkid ni tail of a bird

wanashkidiigwan na a tail feather

wanawe'an vti [BL] stir it

Paired with: wanawe'wi vta [BL]

(detransitive) wanawe'ige [BL] s/he stirs (things)
(verb of use) wanawe'igaagen vai + o use (it) to stir with
(derived noun) wanawe'igan ni [BL] something used to stir or mix with: a stirring stick, an eggbeater, a mixer
wanawe'igan ni [BL] something used to stir or mix with: a stirring stick, an eggbeater, a mixer

wanawe'igaagen vai + o use (it) to stir with

wanawe'ige [BL] s/he stirs (things)

wanawe'wi vta [BL] stir h/

Paired with: wanawe'an vti [BL]

wanaweweba'an vti [BL] whisk it

wanaweweba'ige vai s/he whisks something
wanaweweba'ige vai s/he whisks something

wanaabam vta lose sight of h/

Paired with: wanaabandan vti

wanaabandan vti lose sight of it

Paired with: wanaabam vta

wanaabidoo'an vti make a mistake beading it on a loom

(detransitive) wanaabidoo'ige vai s/he makes a mistake beading things on a loom
wanaabidoo'ige vai s/he makes a mistake beading things on a loom

wanaabika'ige vai s/he mistypes something