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behold
vi
behold
inashke pc disc look!

behold!
[behold]
vi
behold
nashke pc disc look!

See also: inashke pc disc ; ashke pc interj

being
n
being
aya'aa pron psl I don't remember who; a being, a thing animate in gender

Paired with: ayi'ii pron psl

belief
n
belief
debweyendamowin ni belief, faith

certain way of belief
izhitwaawin ni a certain way of belief, a religion, a culture

believable
adj
believable
debwetaagozi vai s/he is believable, is believed

Paired with: debwetaagwad vii

debwetaagwad vii it is believable, is believed

Paired with: debwetaagozi vai

believe
vi
believe
debweyendam vai2 s/he believes, agrees (in mind)

believe in
debweyendan vti believe in it

Paired with: debweyenim vta

debweyenim vta believe in h/

Paired with: debweyendan vti

believe
vt
believe
debwetam vai2 s/he believes, agrees (with what is heard)

debwetan vti believe it

Paired with: debwetaw vta

debwetaw vta believe, agree with, obey h/

Paired with: debwetan vti

debwetaagwad vii it is believable, is believed

Paired with: debwetaagozi vai

debwetaagozi vai s/he is believable, is believed

Paired with: debwetaagwad vii

not believe
aagonwetan vti deny, contradict, don't believe it

Paired with: aagonwetaw vta

aagonwetaw vta deny, contradict, don't believe h/

Paired with: aagonwetan vti

aanwetaw vta disagree with what h/ says; disbelieve h/; doubt h/; not believe h/

bell
n
bell
godotaagan ni a bell

small round bell
zhinawa'oojigan ni a small round bell, a dance bell, a sleigh bell

ring
madwesidoon vti2 make it sound by dropping or hitting it, ring it

Paired with: madweshim vta

belly
n
belly
nimisad nid my belly, stomach

gimisad nid your belly, stomach

omisad nid h/ belly, stomach

scar on belly
ojiishijiizi vai s/he has a scar on h/ belly

belong
vi
belong
dibendaagozi vai
  1. s/he is controlled, is owned
  2. s/he belongs, is a member

Paired with: dibendaagwad vii

dibendaagwad vii
  1. it is controlled, is owned
  2. it belongs

Paired with: dibendaagozi vai

belong to a group
aginzo vai s/he is counted, is a member