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bless
vt
bless
zhawenim vta bless, pity h/; show loving-kindess, unconditional love for h/; have mercy, compassion for h/

zhawendan vti bless, pity it

Paired with: zhawenim vta

zhawendaagozi vai s/he is blessed, is fortunate

Paired with: zhawendaagwad vii

zhawendaagwad vii it is blessed

Paired with: zhawendaagozi vai

blessing
n
blessing
zhawenjigewin ni a blessing, mercy, kindness

zhawenimigoowizi vai s/he receives blessings

blind
n
hunting blind
akandoowin ni a hunting stand or scaffold, a blind

See also: akandoowaagan ni ; mitigo-akandoowin ni

akandoowaagan ni a hunting stand or scaffold, a blind

akandoo vai s/he lies in wait, ambushes, posts for game (using a hunting stand or blind) fold)

blind
adj
blind
gagiibiingwe vai s/he is blind

blindfold
n
blindfold
basangwaabapijigan ni a blindfold

blindfold
vt
blindfold
basangwaabapizh vta blindfold h/

basangwaabapizo vai s/he is blindfolded

blister
n
blister
abashkwebiigizi vai s/he has a blister or blisters

blister on foot
abashkwebiigizideshin vai s/he gets a blister or blisters on h/ foot

blister on hand
abashkwebiigininjiishin vai s/he gets a blister or blisters on h/ hand

blizzard
blizzard
biiwan vii it is a blizzard

bloated
adj
bloated
baasinigo vai s/he is bloated

ombijiishkaa vai s/he is bloated

block
vt
block
giba' vta stop h/ up; plug, block h/

Paired with: giba'an vti

giba'an vti stop it up; plug, block, dam it

Paired with: giba' vta

giba'ige vai s/he stops things up; plugs, blocks, dams things

giba'igaade vii it is stopped up, plugged, blocked (by someone), "they" stop it up, plug, block it

giba'igaazo vai s/he is stopped up, plugged, blocked (by someone), "they" stop up, plug, block h/

block (stick-like)
gibaakwa' vta
  1. shut, block h/ (as or as with something stick- or wood-like)
  2. jail, imprison h/

Paired with: gibaakwa'an vti

gibaakwa'an vti shut, block, dam it (as or as with something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: gibaakwa' vta

gibaakwa'ige vai s/he shuts, blocks, dams something (as or as with something stick- or wood-like)

gibaakwa'igaade vii it is shut, blocked, dammed (as or as with something stick- or wood-like) (by someone), "they" shut, block, plug, dam it

gibaakwa'igaazo vai s/he is jailed, imprisoned (by someone), "they" jail, imprison h/

block with foot or body
gibishkan vti obstruct, block it with foot or body

Paired with: gibishkaw vta

gibishkaw vta obstruct, block h/ with foot or body

Paired with: gibishkan vti