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wanishin vai

s/he is lost, gets lost

Paired with: wanisin vii



niwanishin 1s ind; wanishin 3s ind; wanishing 3s conj; wenishing 3s ch-conj; Stem: /wanishin-/

Ogii-gikinawaajitoon imaa gaa-ni-izhaad megwekob ji-wanishinzig.

He marked where he went into the thicket so he wouldn't get lost.
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Gagwe-minjimendan inagakeyaa gaa-pi-izhaaying. Mii go 'iw ji-wanishinang giishpin.

Try to remember which way we came or we're going to get lost.
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wanishin /wanishin-/: /wan-/
wrong, lost
; /-shin/
s/he falls, lies, treads, contacts, hits on something
Reduplicated Form: wawanishin