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waagaakwad ni nj
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an ax



waagaakwad sg; waagaakwadoon pl; waagaakwadoons dim; waagaakwadosh pej; waagaakwadong loc; Stem: /waagaakwadw-/

waagaakwad sg nj
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waagaakwadoon pl nj
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waagaakwadoons dim nj
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waagaakwadong loc nj
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niwaagaakwadom1s - 0s pos es
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owaagaakwadom3s - 0s pos es
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Ogii-makamaan iniw oniijaanisan waagaakwad odaminwaagenid.

He took away the axe his child was playing with.
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Ogii-naabaakosidoon i'iw waagaakwadosh.

He put a new handle on that old ax.
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Eshkan indawaaj aabajitoodaa. Ingoji apagidoon 'i waagaakwad.

Let's use an ice chisel instead. Toss the axe somewhere.
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Nimaamaa ogii-andawaabamaan iniw wiigobaatigoon. Miish imaa gii-ozhitood iniwen negwaakwaanan. Ayi'ii ogii-aabajitoon iw waagaakwadoons.

My mother went looking for basswood trees. That's where she made those taps. She used a hatchet.
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Waagaakwad aabadad gii-dwaa'igeng, maagizhaa gaye eshkan.

An ax is used when you chop a hole in the ice, or maybe a chisel.
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waagaakwad /waagaakwadw-/: /waagaakwad-/ stem of waagaakwad vii ; /-w/
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