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gawise vai

s/he falls over

Paired with: gawise vii

gawise 3s ind; gawised 3s conj; gewised 3s ch-conj; Stem: /gawise-/

Megwaa bimosed a'aw inini gaa-izhi-gawised.

When that man was walking he fell down.

Ezhi-gawised naa a'aw mitig ezhi-wiisagishkoozod naa nisayenh.

The tree fell on my brother and hurt him.

gawise /gawise-/: /gaw-/
prostrate, down and over, overturned
; /-se/
s/he or it (animate) flies, falls, has something happen to h/ or it (animate) quickly or spontaneously