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Showing Category: ricing

anishinaabe-manoomin ni wild rice

aaba'oodoo vai s/he unties wild rice

aawajimine vai s/he hauls wild rice

bawa'am vai2 s/he knocks wild rice

(derived noun) bawa'amowin ni a load of picked rice
bawa'an vti
  1. knock it (with something)
  2. harvest it [wild rice] (with rice knockers)

See also: bawa'am vai2

(detransitive) bawa'ige vai s/he knocks things (with something) bawa'igan ni something knocked off or used to knock something off