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wayahnan opportunity, a chance to do somethingEy hedin yu gubbaten hu hakey ni bebley, ey idwasi yu ni hu bimmebley ni wayah dan mansukkuh. (Deuteronomy 20:10) And when you attack a city, give the citizens there a chance to surrender.
waywaytransto tether an animal to allow for grazingMu iwayway eya newang di mahlek tep ay neu-upa.Go and tether this carabao in a grassy area because it's very hungry.6.3.2Tend herds in fieldsiC1-/iN-Class 3A Move and position an object at a site
weddaenInf. ofwadatransto produce somethingThe word is often used about producing a payment for something.Mahapul ni weddaen da hu tellun manuk ni pemeyyad dan ginallit.They will have to produce three chickens to pay for the native woven skirt.9.1.2.5Make-en/-in-
wedwedtransto shake a person or a treeInwedwed ku etan lumban ey na-geh ni emin lameh tu.I shook the pomelo tree and all the fruit dropped.Kele muka iwwenedwed huttan?Why are you shaking that?7.3.1.3ShakeiC1-/iN-Class 3E Move an object directionally
wekaytransto scatter somethingAng-ang mu ma-lat eleg maiwekawekay ida etan pagey. See to it that the rice is not being scattered all over.Simhilitwahit 17.3.2Move something in a directioniC1-/iN-, mai-Class 3B Move and release an object
wekillangtransto put or arrange things in a disorderly mannerIkepin yudda eyadda duyu niya basuh ida tep pan-iwwekillang idallin u-ungnga.Put away these plates and spoons because the kids will scatter them.Neiwekkillang di det-al ida hu duyu.The plates are scattered all over the floor.7.5.9PutiC1-/iN-Class 3A Move and position an object at a site
welweltransto shake a pole or post in the ground in order to loosen it so that it can be removed7.3.1.3ShakeiC1-/iN-
wenodial. var. ofwinu
wetuwetsp. var. ofwetwet
wetwetsp. var.wetuwetstato be poorNeligat hu pengellaan ni kennen hedin newetwet ita.It’s difficult to get food if you are poor. Hin-addum et higa hu kaumgapun kakewetwesi.Sometimes laziness is the cause of poverty. Nem kan David ey "Eteng ni dayaw hu mengahwan u-ungngan patul, nem hipa ina-nuk e newetwetak ni tuu, ettu pengellaan kun hehngeten ku." (1 Samuel 18:23)But David said (to Saul), "It would be a great honor to marry the daughter of a king, but how could I, as I am a poor person, where would I (be able to) get my bride price (for her)?" Simbiteg6.8.1.3Poorme-/ne-
wewektransto kill a pig by stabbing it with a sharp wooden stickThe traditional way of killing a pig is done by piercing the rib cage with a sharp wooden stick and pushing the stick up and down. The wooden stick is called ewik.Mahapul ni panwekweken hu killum et han matey.You have to push the sharp wooden stick up and down where it pierces the rib cage of the pig before it will die.6.3.4Butcher, slaughter2.6.6.1Kill-en/-in-Class 4B Tactile - Touch contact
widwidvto wave something back and forthKamanwidwid hu ipuh ni peltan.The tail of the rooster is waving.Hipa ngu muka pengiwwennidwid eya nuntan?Why are you waving that?7.2.2Move in a direction
WiganProp.Na male deity that is thought to live in the SkyworldWigan is the name of one of the deities invoked in traditional religious rituals.Kan idan mabeki ey yad Kabunyan hu kad-an nan hi Wigan.The shamans say that Wigan is in the Skyworld.4.9.2Supernatural being
wigingstamighty, powerful, healthy Entanni mewan ey wada hu makewiging ni anghel ni immalan etteteng ni batu et itengba tud baybay… (Revelation 18:21)Then again, there was a mighty angel who picked up a huge stone and threw it into the sea…Ya etan tuun melinggep nemnem tu ey makewiging e endi degeh tu, nem ya etan tuun maemeh ey ngengpuhen ni ameh tu hu annel tu. (Proverbs 14:30)The person who has a peaceful mind is healthy without sickness, but the person who is jealous, his body is consumed by his jealousy. 2.4.1Strong
wigitna large bush ratThis rat makes the sound wigit at night as it hunts for food.Dakel hu wigit ni hileng di ligliggan min kamengngan ni nangkelutun lameh ni kapih.There are many bush rats outside our village eating the ripened fruit of the coffee trees.1.6.1.1.4Rodent
wigiwigintransto shake head in disagreementKamanwigwigiwig hi Robert ni nemidbidan tun tudek ku.Robert was shaking his head after reading my letter.3.5.6.1GesturemaN-/naN-Class 1A Movement with a manner component
wihwihtransto remove the outside covering of trees, wood or caneWinihwihan min emin etan keyew inha-ad mud muyung.We removed the bark of all the wood you placed in the forest.Inang-ang kulli agim hi Bullong e kamanwihwih ni paul di dalan.I saw your brother Bullong removing the outside layer of cane on the way.7.8.3Cut-an/-in- -anClass 5B Changing state of site by removal of something
wikiwiknthe oil gland of fowls, used for preeningYad wikiwik hu kapengellain manuk ni taba ni daka illamuh di dutdut da ma-lat eleg ida ma-bel ni danum.It is the oil gland where a chicken gets oil to preen its feathers so they won’t get wet from water.1.6.2Parts of an animal
willi1nthe left side of a human being or to the left handYa willi ni ngamay tu hu neliputan ni pingway.It was his left hand that was wounded with a machete.2.1.3.1Arm2vto use the left hand or the left sideNewilli hi Paul.Paul is left-handed.Ehel mun Jane et willien tun mengnged ni pingway ni pengussalan tu. Tell Jane to hold the machete with her left hand when she uses it.Yad winillik hu inehnengan Peter.It was on my left hand side where Peter was standing.8.5.2.3Right, leftnewilli
winannanInf. ofwannannomthe spatial area beside the right hand; the right hand areaYimmudung et mampaelan hakey ni yuddungngan ni meihha-ad di winannan tu et payudung tu inetu. (1 Kings 2:19c)He (King Soloman) sat down (again) and he ordered that a throne would be brought to be placed at his right side and he had his mother (Bathsheba) sit down.-in-
winehstato be entangled and flattened, e.g., vegetation trampled by people or animalsNewineh hu helek di nandalnan etan ni baka.The grass where the cow passed through is entangled and trampled.Kamewinneh hu helek di kapan-a-ayyamiddan u-ungnga. The grass where the kids play is being entangled and trampled.8.3.1Shapeme-/ne-Class 6B Process or state of inanimate objects
wingitransto turn one's head to see somethingInwingik nem ag daka ang-angen.I turned to see but I did not see you.Kamanwingiwingi hi Moses ey endi hu kamenang-ang-ang ni hi-gatu et pateyen tu humman ni iEgypt et iku-ku tud palnah. (Exodus 2:12)Moses looked around and no one was watching him, so he killed the Egyptian and buried him in the sand.2.3.1.1LookiC1-/iN-, maN-/naN-Class 3E Move an object directionally
wingngaktransto throw something at a distanceThis type of throwing is generally related to the agent being annoyed or upset.Inwingngak Habbiling di he-pen ni baley mi hu akbut ku.Habbiling threw my backpack down below our house.7.3.1.1ThrowiC1-/iN-Class 3B Move and release an object
winudial. var.wenoconjor, a conjunction that marks an alternative relationKaumlebeng ni bebley hedin innudan ni dewwan bulan winu tellun bulan.It floods in places if it rains for two or three months.Emin ida helag tun dewampulu toon tu winu nehuluk ey wada ngunu tud Tempol APU DIOS. (1 Chronicles 23:24b)All of his (Levi’s) descendants of 20 years old or older, had work (to do) in the Temple of the LORD.9.2.5Conjunctions
wipwiptrans1to push one's way through a crowd of people using both handsNanwipwip tudda tuun neamung et han la meba-hil. He pushed his way through the crowd of people before reaching the other side.7.2.2Move in a directionmaN-/naN-Class 1A Movement with a manner component2to move through tall grass by pushing grass aside with both handsWinipwip tudda nangketa-gey ni helek et han la meba-hil.He wove his way through the tall grass before reaching the other side.7.2.2.1Move forward-en/-in-