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wachi1v.I.intrto fightFight2v.I.trto fight, to fight withFight
wachuv.I.trto pull outTake something out of something
wahav.I.intr1to cryCry, tear2to bawlCry, tear3to weepCry, tearMourn4to yelpAnimal sounds5to honk (of geese)Animal sounds6to neighAnimal sounds7to utter its characteristic soundAnimal sounds
wahka1v.T.intrto break, crackBreakCrack2v.I.intrto crack, breakBreakCrack3v.I.trto break off, to break somethingBreakSteps in food preparation
wahkat'ɛ-t'ɛnloggerhead turtleTurtlebig wahka
waka1v.I.intrto commandCommand2v.I.intrto give ordersCommand3adja linguistic term for imperative verb formsabbreviated w(TLP creation for dictionary labeling)Imperative
waka1v.II.trto fell (of a tree)Lumbering2adjfallen (of a tree)Lumbering3vgamble
waka1v.I.intrto topple over (of its own accord)Fall2v.II.trto topple it overKnock overPush3v.II.trto throw it downPush
wala1v.I.intrto split (itself)This verb can also be Class II, but Class I is preferred.Crack2v.II.trto split somethingPublished dictionray doesn't tell us much about this, but Haas Dictionary Card makes it clear there were v.I & v.II senses of "to split"Divide into pieces3v.II.trto cleaveDivide into pieces
walaunspec. var. ofwarato split lengthwise (causative)Divide into pieces
wali1to callCall2adjso-calledName of a thing
-wansfxin order to
-wan yavsfx1to try"ya" is a verb that takes a subject2to start to
wana1v.T.intrto burnBurn2v.II.trto burn, to burn upBurn3v.T.trto have a feverFever
*wanav.st1to want, desireHopeWant2to be willingWilling3to want to ___, supplied by the preceeding verbWant
wanani1nfeverPer 2016 discussion, the "verb" sense of this word was removed. Wana (as v.T.tr) is how you say "to have a fever". See "ongoing stative & transimpersonal discussions" in gDocs for more infoFever2adjfeverishFever
wantahaadv1in ancient timesOld, not newBefore2formerlyBefore3long agoPastBefore
warav.II.trto splitDivide into pieces
waroronmileLongFar
waru1v.II.trto pull upPullLift2v.I.intrto pull oneself upPull
wasangarfish species (medium size)Fish
washaadj1plainSimple, plain2smoothSmooth3unmarkedSimple, plain
washav.II.trto smoothSmooth
washasheinterjthe shout of a captivePrisoner of warShoutTypes of soundsMay mean dauntless, courageous, brave in Osage,
watav.II.tr1to concealHide2to render invisibleHide