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Ngati - Blood

Ngati is a Xitsonga word meaning "Blood" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of blood
- Blood n
- The fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped by the heart; "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries waste products away"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
- The descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors" [syn: {lineage}, {line}, {line of descent}, {descent}, {bloodline}, {blood line}, {pedigree}, {ancestry}, {origin}, {parentage}, {stemma}, {stock}]
- The shedding of blood resulting in murder; "he avenged the blood of his kinsmen" [syn: {bloodshed}, {gore}]
- Temperament or disposition; "a person of hot blood"
- A dissolute man in fashionable society [syn: {rake}, {profligate}, {rip}, {roue}]
- People viewed as members of a group; "we need more young blood in this organization" v : smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
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Proverbs - Siku ra ngati a ri tshwuki — A day of blood is never red
Phrases - Ngati ya yeso — The blood of Jesus

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