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blow
vt
blow nose
ziinikiigome vai [ML] s/he blows h/ (own) nose

See also: ziiniskiigome vai [RL]

ziiniskiigome vai [RL] s/he blows h/ nose

See also: ziinikiigome vai [ML]

blow up
phrv
blow up
baashkide vii it explodes, blows up; it bursts from heat

Paired with: baashkizo vai

baashkizo vai s/he explodes, blows up; s/he bursts from heat

Paired with: baashkide vii

blowout
n
blowout
baashkijiisijige vai s/he has a blowout

blue
adj
Ojibwe does not distinguish blue and green in the basic color words.
blue
ozhaawashko- pv lex blue, green

ozhaawashkwaa vii it is blue, is green

Paired with: ozhaawashkozi vai

ozhaawashkozi vai s/he is blue, is green

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaa vii

blue (mineral)
ozhaawashkwaabikad vii it is blue, green (as something mineral)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaabikizi vai

ozhaawashkwaabikizi vai s/he is blue, green (as something mineral)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaabikad vii

blue (sheet-like)
ozhaawashkwegad vii it is blue, green (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwegizi vai

ozhaawashkwegizi vai s/he is blue, green (as something sheet-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwegad vii

blue (stick-like)
ozhaawashkwaakwad vii it is blue, green (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaakozi vai

ozhaawashkwaakozi vai s/he is blue, green (as something stick- or wood-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaakwad vii

blue (string-like)
ozhaawashkwaabiigad vii it is blue, green (as something string-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaabiigizi vai

ozhaawashkwaabiigizi vai s/he is blue, green (as something string-like)

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaabiigad vii

appear blue
ozhaawashkonaagozi vai s/he looks blue, appears blue; s/he looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagwad vii

ozhaawashkonaagwad vii it looks blue, appears blue; it looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagozi vai

color blue
ozhaawashkwaande vii it is colored blue or green

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaanzo vai

ozhaawashkwaanzo vai s/he is colored blue or green

Paired with: ozhaawashkwaande vii

ozhaawashkobii'an vti color, paint it blue or green

look blue
ozhaawashkonaagozi vai s/he looks blue, appears blue; s/he looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagwad vii

ozhaawashkonaagwad vii it looks blue, appears blue; it looks green, appears green

Paired with: ozhaawashkonaagozi vai

paint blue
ozhaawashkobii'an vti color, paint it blue or green

ozhaawashkobii'ige vai s/he colors, paints things blue or green

ozhaawashkobii'igaade vii it is colored, painted blue or green (by someone)

wear blue
ozhaawashko'o vai s/he wears blue, wears green

blue heron
n
blue heron
zhashagi na a blue heron

[
great blue heron
Ardea herodias
]

blue jay
n
blue jay
diindiisi na a blue jay

[
Cyanocitta cristata
]

blueberry
n
blueberry
miinan ni blueberries (plural)

miin ni a blueberry

miinikaa vii there are (many) blueberries

blueberry pie
n
blueberry pie
blueberry plant
n
blueberry plant
miinagaawanzh na a blueberry plant

[
Vaccinium angustifolium
]

See also: miinaganzh ni [BL]

miinaganzh ni [BL] a blueberry plant

See also: miinagaawanzh na

blueberry sauce
n
blueberry sauce
miini-baashkiminasigan ni blueberry sauce