awakʔa.wak1n.possdthe narrow part of one’s body just above the hips called the waist2.1.2TorsoAnatanatomy2Nsecthe midsection of an inanimate object such as a woven container, tree, or a house.der.mangawakIf men or boys are wearing an awaken they are mangawak.mating-awakput hands on one’s hip--akimbopigpangawakwear something around one’s waist