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waking, e.g. in pack of cards; drone, male bee; champion stick fighter; wa bwa spirit which guides animals which are visible but when a hunter shoots them, he can never get them
wabinriver fish, guabine (Hoplas malabarius)
wadjangbad person of either sex, person who behaves badly, loose woman; warrior.? Amer. uaquiano warrior (Friederici 1960: 76a)?. In TE = woman is often drunk or acts in a vulgar manner.
wakamaychaconia, the national flower of Trinidad and Tobago (Warszewczia coccinea); kind of macaw; kind of fish similar to jakó but smaller.
wakawakind of spotted ray, eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari)
wakoupkind of marine creature, not identified.
walawanWarahoon, member of an Amerindian group.? Not found elsewhere.
walyakred-tailed snapper, walliacke (Lutianus synagris)
wangamagic spell cast by obeah
warabawalaba, kind of wood originating in Guyana (Brownea guaraba)?
watamalseed of tree (Myrospermum frutescens) used for medicinal purposes. Steeped in rum with a scorpion, is used s against snake bites.
watjikongrubber-soled canvas shoes, trainers.? Not in other CFC.TE washikong, watchi-kong.
waykouloincloth worn by Indians at workIsland Car. uáiku (Taylor-Keller 1963: 400). Also in Dom. (Taylor-Keller ibid.)
wèto see, e.g. anpil tan ba wè w I haven't see you for a long time.
welé weléin welé welé djab djab song sung at carnival on entry of the blue devils.
wès1unspec. var. oflwèswest(ern)
wewétype of illegal gambling game.