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jackpot
n
jackpot
bakinaagewin ni winnings, jackpot

jail
n
jail
gibaakwa'odiiwigamig ni a jail, a prison

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

Paired with: gibaakwa'an vti

jam
n
jam
baashkiminasigan ni jam; preserves

baashkiminasiganikaan ni [BL] home-made jam or preserves

peach sauce or jam
miishijiimini-baashkiminasigan ni peach sauce or jam

plum sauce or jam
bagesaani-baashkiminasigan ni plum sauce or jam

raspberry sauce or jam
miskomini-baashkiminasigan ni raspberry sauce or jam

strawberry sauce or jam
ode'imini-baashkiminasigan ni strawberry sauce or jam

janitor
n
janitor
biinichigewikwe na a cleaner (female); a janitor (female)

biinichigewinini na a cleaner; a janitor

January
n
January
aabita-bibooni-giizis na [BL] January

gichi-manidoo-giizis na January

manidoo-giizis na January

jaw
n
jaw
indaamikan nid my chin; my jaw

gidaamikan nid your chin, jaw

odaamikan nid h/ chin; h/ jaw

big jaw
mangidaamikane vai s/he has a big chin or jaw

bloody jaw
miskwiiwidaamikane vai s/he has a bloody jaw or chin

dirty jaw
wiinidaamikane vai s/he has a dirty chin or jaw

jaw aches
dewidaamikane vai h/ jaw aches, chin aches

numb jaw
biinisidaamikane vai s/he has a numb chin or jaw

scab on jaw
omigidaamikane vai s/he has a sore or sores, a scab or scabs on h/ jaw or chin

scar on jaw
ojiishidaamikane vai s/he has a scar on h/ jaw, has a scar on h/ chin

sore jaw
gaagiijidaamikane vai s/he has a sore jaw or chin

swollen jaw
baagidaamikane vai s/he has a swollen jaw or chin

jay
n
blue jay
diindiisi na a blue jay

[
Cyanocitta cristata
]

grey jay
gwiingwiishi na a whiskey jack; a gray jay

[
gray jay
Perisoreus canadensis
]

jealous
adj
jealous
gaawam vta be jealous of h/

gaawe vai s/he is jealous

gaawendam vai2 s/he is jealous

gaaweshki vai s/he is always jealous

gizhaawenim vta be jealous of h/

gizhaawenjige vai s/he is jealous of things

jelly
n
chokecherry jelly
asasawemini-baashkiminasigan ni chokecherry sauce, chokecherry jelly