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na tam. 1particle which indicates present tense 2is (sem. domains: 9.1.1 - Be.) 3progressive marker (sem. domains: 9.4.7 - Subordinating particles.)
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will (uncertain about time) (sem. domains: 9.4.1.1 - Tense.)
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future (sem. domains: 8.4.6.1.5 - Since, from.)
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nna num. four
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bina num. four (4)
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buna n. 14/25 fufu, the staple food of the area, typically made of cornflour and water Buna na ndzeŋe ndzɨ buna nya miɨ buŋga. Fufu is good because it gives a person strength. (sem. domains: 6.3.1.4 - Pig, 5.2.3.4 - Prepared food.) mənambo
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fina something that is available Na kwa le finasɨŋ. Only that it is not available. (sem. domains: 3.3.2 - Request.)
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fintsunɔ nail (sem. domains: 6.6.3 - Working with wood.)
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lana . 1learn (sem. domains: 3.5.2 - Make speech.) 2learning (sem. domains: 3.2.2.1 - Study.)
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naha there (sem. domains: 3.5.3.1 - Word.)
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naji can (sem. domains: 9.4.2.1 - Can.)
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naŋ n. 3/4 bamboo (sem. domains: 6.2.5.4 - Plant product, 8.2.6.5 - Deep, shallow, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)
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naŋ n. 1/2 ox, bovine, cow (general term) (sem. domains: 5.2.3.2 - Food from animals, 6.3.1.1 - Cattle, 6.3.1 - Domesticated animal, 1.6.1.1.3 - Hoofed animals, 6.3.1.7 - Beast of burden.) bənaŋ
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nasɨ n. 3/4 lower grinding stone (sem. domains: 6.2.6.2 - Mill grain, 5.2.1.2.3 - Grind flour, 5.2.1.3 - Cooking utensil.)
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wana n. 1/2 your son
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1n. 3/4 name (sem. domains: 9.7 - Name, 9.7.3 - Name of a thing.) 2noun (sem. domains: 9 - Grammar.)
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fiŋfɔkiɛ snack (sem. domains: 5.2.2.2 - Meal.) muŋfɔkiɛ
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gbɨna n. 1/2 your relative by marriage (sem. domains: 4.1.9.2.2 - In-law.)
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Gwana n. 1Gwana dance group (sem. domains: 4.2.4 - Dance.) 2Gwana way of dancing
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gwɨ yi ya naked (sem. domains: 5.3.8 - Naked.)
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kambɛ n. 7/8 snail (sem. domains: 1.6.1.9 - Small animals.) biambɛ
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kɨnaŋ bigger bamboo (sem. domains: 6.7.6 - Holding tool.)
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kula hyena (sem. domains: 1.6.1.1.2 - Carnivore.)
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na ji under the circumstances (sem. domains: 9.1.3.2 - Situation.)
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na la what is wrong? (sem. domains: 2.5.7 - Treat disease.)
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na lə that is (sem. domains: 9.6.1.8 - Equivalence.)
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na ma . 1just that (sem. domains: 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis.) 2that is it (sem. domains: 9.4.6 - Yes.)
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nambɔ . 1hand to, give to, pass over to (sem. domains: 7.4.1 - Give, hand to, 3.3.5 - Offer, 2.5.7.2 - Medicine.) 2stretch hands (sem. domains: 8.3.1.9 - Stretch.)
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nayra kind of bush (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub.)
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tsɨmbɨ n. 9/10 navel (sem. domains: 6.3.1.1 - Cattle, 2.1.2 - Torso, 2.1.8.2 - Stomach.) tsɨ́mbɨ
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ye n. 9/10 snake (sem. domains: 1.6.4.1 - Animal movement, 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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bo nna square (sem. domains: 8.3.1.7 - Square.)
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Bunaka Ndaka (sem. domains: 9.7.2.3 - Names of cities.)
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bunshaŋə . 1narrow (sem. domains: 9.3.1.2 - To a small degree.) 2too tight (sem. domains: 8.2.7.1 - Tight.)
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buŋkwechɛ narrow (sem. domains: 8.2.4.1 - Narrow.)
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dɔŋ yɨ phr. naming (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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fiana n. spirit (sem. domains: 1.4.2 - Spirits of things.)
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fiana the feeling you have when you have seen a ghost or someone who is going to die. (sem. domains: 2.6.6.8 - Life after death.)
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finaba that is coming (sem. domains: 8.4.6.4 - Future.)
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finaji what exists (sem. domains: 9.1.1.1 - Exist.)
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finchuŋ n. 19/26 banana (sem. domains: 5.2.3.1.2 - Food from fruit, 6.2.1.4.2 - Growing bananas and plantains.)
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fwa n. 1/2 an animal with proverbially long ears, possibly a fox bəfwa
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ginakɔ ngaynaako v. herder
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kafu sɨŋ . 1unable (sem. domains: 8.3.7.7.1 - Wrong, unsuitable, 9.4.2.1 - Can.) 2unable, weak (sem. domains: 8.1.7 - Enough.)
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kɨkpɔ n. 7/8 vagina (sem. domains: 2.1.8.4 - Female organs, 1.6.2 - Parts of an animal.)
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kɨtuŋ n. 17/8 country, ethnic area (sem. domains: 4.6.7.3 - Countryside, 9.5.1.6.4 - Origin (of a person), 4.6.7.1 - Country, 8.5.4.1 - Vicinity.) 2nation (sem. domains: 4.6.7.1 - Country.) 3town, village (sem. domains: 4.6.7.2 - City, 8.5.4.1 - Vicinity.) 47/8 clan
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kwaŋ v. 1remove Nkwànkɨwa fɔ. I am removing the axe (head). 2remove hoe from its handle (sem. domains: 7.5.2.4 - Remove, take apart, 3.5.6.2 - Point at.) 3snatch (sem. domains: 7.3.3.1 - Take something from somewhere.)
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kwe 1v. catch Kə kweteba biɔsû. We are catching fish. (sem. domains: 4.6.6.1.1 - Arrest, 7.3.4.4 - Hold, 6.3.1.1 - Cattle, 7.2.6.1 - Catch, capture, 6.3.1.6 - Cat, 6.6.5.2 - Photography, 6.4.6 - Things done to animals, 8.5.4.2 - Occupy an area, 6.4.1 - Hunt, 4.7.5.1 - Investigate a crime, 7.3.3 - Take somewhere, 7.3.1.2 - Catch, 8.1.5 - All.) 2v. catch fire (sem. domains: 5.5.1 - Light a fire.) 3v. capture (sem. domains: 4.8.3.5 - Prisoner of war.) 4catch (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap, 2.5.6.1 - Pain, 2.5.7.5 - Traditional medicine, 6.8.9.1 - Steal, 6.4.5 - Fishing.) 5kidnap (sem. domains: 4.3.4.8 - Kidnap.) 6arrest (sem. domains: 8.4.6.1.2 - Stop something.) 7catch, catch up (sem. domains: 7.2.5.2 - Follow.)
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kwechɛ 1v. narrow (sem. domains: 8.2.4.1 - Narrow.) 2unbalanced (sem. domains: 8.3.1.8.1 - Symmetrical.) 3bend something (sem. domains: 7.3.5 - Turn something.) 4v. tangle, bend (sem. domains: 7.5.4.2 - Tangle.)
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məkɔna n. 1/2 praying mantis
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na kkɨ how to (sem. domains: 9.4.2.1 - Can.)
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nachɛ v. 1arrange (sem. domains: 6.8.4.4 - Bargain, 8.3.5.2.1 - Same, 7.5.5 - Organize, 6.1.2.6.1 - Prepare something for use.) 2plan (sem. domains: 7.5 - Arrange.) 3organization (sem. domains: 4.2.1.8 - Organization.)
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nachɛ v. negotiate (sem. domains: 4.8.4.4 - Negotiate.)
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nachɛ 1v. design (sem. domains: 9.1.2.4 - Design.) 2v. modify (sem. domains: 9.1.2.6 - Change something.) 3modification (sem. domains: 9.1.2.6 - Change something.)
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nakɨji being (sem. domains: 3.5.4.4 - Poetry.)
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nə fi nə fɔɔ nature (sem. domains: 8.3 - Quality.) as it occurs
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nɨ biɔŋ nə fɔɔ nature (sem. domains: 1.7 - Nature, environment.)
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̀ŋkafusɨŋ n. unable (sem. domains: 3.5.1.5.1 - Answer, 2.4.2 - Weak.)
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tsufu v. 1pay tribute 2donate (sem. domains: 6.8.3.1 - Give, donate.) 3donate (of one) (sem. domains: 6.8.8 - Tax.)
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Bəbiana personal name (female) (sem. domains: 9.7.1.1 - Personal names.)
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bəŋkasɨ finally (sem. domains: 8.4.6.4.3 - Eventually.)
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bɨŋ yɨ nominal (sem. domains: 4.9.5.1 - Devout.)
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dzansɨ v. urinate (sem. domains: 2.1.8.3 - Male organs, 2.6.4.1.1 - Care for a baby, 2.2.7 - Urinate, urine.)
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finasɨŋ something that does not exist (sem. domains: 3.3.2.2 - Refuse to do something.)
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gba n. 13/4 ceiling (sem. domains: 5.2.1.4 - Food storage, 6.5.2 - Parts of a building, 6.5.2.8 - Floor, story, 6.7.4 - Lifting tool, 6.5.1 - Building.) 23/4 granary 3band (sem. domains: 7.6 - Hide, 6.2.5.4 - Plant product, 6.2.6.4 - Store the harvest.) ga
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gɨlɨ n. 11/2 a fool, coward 2lunatic (sem. domains: 6.1.1.1 - Expert.) 3mute (sem. domains: 2.5.4.4 - Mute.) 4big fool, capital fool (sem. domains: 6.8.4.7 - Spend, 2.5.6.5 - Dazed, confused, 3.5.5 - Foolish talk.)
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gwiŋ n. 13/4 spear (sem. domains: 4.8.3.7 - Weapon, shoot, 6.4.6 - Things done to animals, 2.5.3 - Injure, 6.7.6 - Holding tool, 6.4.5 - Fishing, 6.4.5.3 - Fishing equipment.) 23/4 point 33/4 antenna
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ka bɨŋ kwa nominal (sem. domains: 4.9.5.1 - Devout.)
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kɨnaŋka n. 7/8 jaw; the set of teeth on the side of the mouth
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kpə n. 13 money (sem. domains: 6.8.6.1 - Monetary units, 6.8.1.5 - Possession, property, 6.8.6 - Money, 6.9.2 - Work for someone, 6.8.1.2 - Rich, 6.8.1 - Have wealth.) 2finance (sem. domains: 6.8 - Finance.) 3sound made by money (cash) (sem. domains: 2.3.2.3 - Types of sounds.)
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mbandiɛ nailing (sem. domains: 6.6.3 - Working with wood.)
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miɨ wu galɨ bilaŋ . 1law-abiding citizen (sem. domains: 4.5.4.1 - Obey.) 2senator (sem. domains: 4.6.6.5 - Politics.)
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na fihi it is his own (sem. domains: 9.1.3.2 - Situation.)
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na makə . 1not correct (sem. domains: 3.2.5.4.2 - Protest.) 2not so (sem. domains: 9.4.4.1 - Certainly, definitely.)
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na manɨ perfectly (sem. domains: 9.3.2 - Completely.)
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na yɛyi it is true (sem. domains: 9.4.6 - Yes.)
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naji lə supposed to (sem. domains: 9.4.2.3 - Necessary, 9.4.3.2 - Hortative.)
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nambiɛ stretch (sem. domains: 8.3.1.9 - Stretch.)
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nambiɛ becoming straight (sem. domains: 8.3.1.3 - Straight.)
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nɨ fiɔŋ nə́ fɔɔ natural (sem. domains: 1.7.1 - Natural.)
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nɨ naji as it is (sem. domains: 2.3.1.8 - Appearance.)
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ŋkunama scorpion (sem. domains: 1.6.1.8 - Spider.)
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tsɔŋ yi bidiəŋ phr. 1granary 2store room (lit. house of food) (sem. domains: 7.2.4 - Travel.)
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yɨ sɨŋ no name (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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yilililili hossana (sem. domains: 3.5.1.7 - Praise.)
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bitsufiɛ donation (sem. domains: 6.8.8 - Tax.)
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fikɨtuŋə national (sem. domains: 4.6.7.1 - Country.)
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ləŋ pregnant (sem. domains: 2.6.1.1 - Arrange a marriage.)
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mbamba n. 1/2 namesake (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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mfashɛ snatcher (sem. domains: 4.3.4.9 - Cruel.)
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mfiə pregnant (sem. domains: 2.6.3.1 - Pregnancy.)
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na fi kə not real (sem. domains: 3.5.1.3.5 - Real.)
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ná kɨnji come to existence (sem. domains: 9.1.1.1 - Exist.)
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na kwalə . 1but (sem. domains: 9.6.1.5 - But.) 2except (sem. domains: 9.6.1.5 - But.)
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nachɛ bə properly made with (sem. domains: 9.5.1.2 - Instrument.)
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wɛni nauseous (sem. domains: 2.1.1.4 - Mouth.)
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yɨ wu biə bad name (sem. domains: 4.3.1.4 - Reputation.)
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yɨ wu nəkaŋ nickname (sem. domains: 9.7.1.6 - Nickname.)
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yɨ wu waa nickname (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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ga kaŋ signature (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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kana kɨtɨ that is a chair (sem. domains: 7.1.2 - Sit.)
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kundiɛ v. germinate
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mbiɔndu yi koso consonant (sem. domains: 9 - Grammar.)
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məndɨ v. 1shoot, sprout 2germinate (sem. domains: 6.2.1.5 - Growing grass, 1.5.6 - Growth of plants.) 3shoot up, sprout (sem. domains: 8.5.2.4 - Up.)
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mfiəfiəsɨ pregnancy (sem. domains: 2.6.3.1 - Pregnancy.)
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muŋkɔ germinate (sem. domains: 1.5.6 - Growth of plants.)
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na dze dɨ venue (sem. domains: 8.5 - Location.)
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na fɨtəhə never (sem. domains: 8.4.6.6.6 - Never.)
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nambiə go straighten your legs (sem. domains: 7.1.2 - Sit.)
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ndzeŋfo fortunate (sem. domains: 6.1.3.4 - Advantage.)
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ndzeŋgwɨ fortunate (sem. domains: 6.1.3.4 - Advantage.)
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nə tsakɨtɨ incarnate (sem. domains: 9.1.3.1 - Physical, non-physical.)
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njɔŋ kidnapper (sem. domains: 4.3.4.8 - Kidnap.)
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nna ŋkəhə I don't know (sem. domains: 3.3.2.2 - Refuse to do something.)
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ŋkuŋkɔ germinate (sem. domains: 1.5.6 - Growth of plants.)
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n. 13/4 stomach (sem. domains: 2.5.6.1 - Pain, 2.1.8.2 - Stomach, 1.6.2 - Parts of an animal.) 2stomach ache, belly bite (P) (sem. domains: 2.5.2.2 - Skin disease.) 3belly (sem. domains: 6.3.1.1 - Cattle, 2.1.2 - Torso.) 4pregnancy (sem. domains: 2.6.1.1 - Arrange a marriage, 2.6.3.1 - Pregnancy.)
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tsɔŋ yi kɨn tsɨsɨ synagogue (sem. domains: 4.9.8.2 - Place of worship.)
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v. 1grow (sem. domains: 6.2.1.4.2 - Growing bananas and plantains.) 2germinate (sem. domains: 6.2.1 - Growing crops.) 3plant (trees) (sem. domains: 6.2.3 - Plant a field.)
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yɨ wu nəjiŋ last name (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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bi wu naŋə n. raffia palm
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bufɨ lə reasonable (sem. domains: 3.3.3.2 - Advise.)
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dzə na sɨŋ . 1there is no way (sem. domains: 3.3.2.2 - Refuse to do something, 9.4.4.9 - Impossible.) 2by no means (sem. domains: 9.4.6.1 - No, not.)
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fina tɨchɛ that is happening (sem. domains: 9.1.2.1 - Happen.)
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kəmbɨ bə yəsɨ eye signal (sem. domains: 3.5.6.3 - Facial expression.)
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kɨ fənaŋka inside of the cheek (sem. domains: 2.1.1.5 - Tooth.)
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kɨbɛɛ personally (sem. domains: 9.2.3.6 - Personally.)
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kɨchilə kɨya phr. (be) naked (sem. domains: 6.8.1.3 - Poor.)
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kɨfwə tree snake (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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mfichənɨ gymnastics (sem. domains: 4.2.6.3 - Exercise.)
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miɨ wu shɔŋ . 1journalist (sem. domains: 3.5.9.3 - Newspaper, 3.5.7.4 - Publish.) 2reporter (sem. domains: 3.5.9.1 - Radio, television.) 3news bearer (sem. domains: 3.5.2.2 - News, message.) person of news
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na buto lə it seems that (sem. domains: 9.4.4.6.3 - Seem.)
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na ji kɨji . 1can be (sem. domains: 4.7.5.2 - Suspect.) 2could (sem. domains: 9.4.4.6.2 - Maybe.)
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na ma diəŋ that is right (sem. domains: 9.4.6 - Yes.)
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naha nəwuŋ over there (sem. domains: 8.5.1.7 - Indefinite location, 8.5.1 - Here, there.)
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naji bichi hermaphrodite (sem. domains: 2.6.5 - Male, female.)
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nambiɛ fiə stretch forward (sem. domains: 7.1.9 - Move a part of the body.)
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nna mbiɛhɛ I am not asking (lit. I don't care) (sem. domains: 3.4.2.4.1 - Worried.)
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ntɔ n. tabernacle (sem. domains: 4.9.8.2 - Place of worship.)
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saŋki 1v. chew (sem. domains: 5.2.2.1 - Bite, chew, 2.1.1.5 - Tooth.) 2v. chew, gnaw 3v. ruminate, chew cud 4v. chew (sem. domains: 6.3.1.1 - Cattle, 2.5.7.2 - Medicine.) 5chew (sem. domains: 1.6.4.2 - Animal eating.)
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wə na selɨ do you like it? (sem. domains: 3.3.5 - Offer.)
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yɨ wu miɨ wudɔ lə wɨ name after (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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yɨ wu nyan'ə given name (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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bandɨ 1nail (verb) (sem. domains: 6.7.5 - Fastening tool, 6.7.2 - Pounding tool, 6.6 - Occupation, 3.5.6.2 - Point at.) 2v. hammer nail of drum (sem. domains: 4.2.3.2 - Play music, 4.2.3.5 - Musical instrument.)
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bɔbɔ blind snake (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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bufa n. 114 state of being new 2fashionable (sem. domains: 3.4.1.1.5 - Fashionable.)
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buu n. 1spine (sem. domains: 2.1.2 - Torso.) 2spinal cord (sem. domains: 1.6.2 - Parts of an animal.)
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fiɔŋ na sɨŋ there is nothing (sem. domains: 3.3.2.2 - Refuse to do something.)
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fiə9 be pregnant (sem. domains: 2.6.3.1 - Pregnancy.)
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fìə wu kulə 1traditional (sem. domains: 8.4.6.5.6 - Old fashioned.) 2phr. tradition, custom 3phr. culture (sem. domains: 4.3.9 - Culture.) 4tradition (sem. domains: 4.3.9.1 - Custom.)
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kɨyunu . 1gently, beautiful (sem. domains: 7.2.1.4 - Graceful.) 2admirable (sem. domains: 2.3.1.8.1 - Beautiful.) 3fashionable (sem. domains: 3.4.1.1.5 - Fashionable.) 4well (sem. domains: 6.1.2 - Method.) 5comfortable (sem. domains: 2.3.5.1 - Comfortable.) 6prestige (sem. domains: 4.3.1.4 - Reputation.)
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ma na ji lə n. meaning
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mbɛyɛ nachɛ form (sem. domains: 4.2.1.8 - Organization.)
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na ŋgə wɔhɔ it is your problem (sem. domains: 4.3.3.2 - Not care.)
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na sɨŋ . 1unavailable (sem. domains: 3.5.4.3 - Riddle.) 2not present, not here (sem. domains: 8.1.5.2 - None, nothing.)
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nachɛ 1v. explain (sem. domains: 3.6.1 - Show, explain, 3.6 - Teach, 3.5.1.2.3 - Explain, 3.6.4 - Class, lesson.) 2explanation (sem. domains: 9.6.2.5.1 - Reason.)
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nna ŋkkɨ ma I think so (sem. domains: 9.4.4.6.1 - Think so.)
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nnasɨmbətsa I don't have time (sem. domains: 3.3.2.2 - Refuse to do something.)
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nshəsɨŋ unavoidable (sem. domains: 9.4.4.1 - Certainly, definitely.)
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sɔŋ . 1decoration (sem. domains: 5.1.2 - Household decoration.) 2fashionable (sem. domains: 5.4.1 - Jewelry.) 3fashion (sem. domains: 5.4.2 - Cosmetics.) 4decorate (sem. domains: 8.3.8 - Decorated.)
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tə na mɨ wə if i were you (sem. domains: 3.3.3.2 - Advise.)
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tsɔŋ yi náŋ bamboo house (sem. domains: 6.5.1.1 - House.)
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tsɔŋfu buntaŋ unfortunate (sem. domains: 4.4.5.2 - Unlucky.)
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ye yi yi black snake (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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yɨ wu fəntɨŋ middle name (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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yɨ wu ntaŋ proper name (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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v. 1pierce Nná mbòko kɨtɨ. I am boring a hole in a stool (which is still being made). Bɔ kɨkpɔ ŋka wa wɨ Yu bɔ kɨkɔɔ su kɨndzu ka wɨ (sem. domains: 2.1.1.2 - Ear.) 2chisel, bore (sem. domains: 7.8.5 - Make hole, opening.) 3nail through (sem. domains: 6.7.1.1 - Poking tool.)
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biandɨ nail of drum (sem. domains: 4.2.3.2 - Play music, 4.2.3.5 - Musical instrument.)
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buwəŋ bu kə kaha eternal life (sem. domains: 4.9.6.1 - Resurrection.)
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fi naa kɨnji come to existence (sem. domains: 9.1.1.1 - Exist.)
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fidɔ naji lə another one is (sem. domains: 9.6.1.1 - And, also.)
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fiə wu na ba next month (sem. domains: 8.4.1.4 - Month.)
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fiŋkwiyɛnasɨ insect, always found around rivers (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)
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ka (gwɨ) coil (snake) (sem. domains: 1.6.4 - Animal actions.)
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kɨchichi . 1different (sem. domains: 3.2.2.3 - Evaluate, test, 3.2.5.4.1 - Disagree.) 2discriminate (sem. domains: 3.4.1.1.3 - Prefer.) 3indicating the difference from each other (sem. domains: 8.3.5.2.3 - Different.)
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kɨkwələ n. 17/8 nape of neck 2back of the head (sem. domains: 2.1.1 - Head.) 3the hard part of the head (sem. domains: 1.6.2 - Parts of an animal.)
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kpashi . 1beckon (sem. domains: 3.1.2.3 - Attention, 6.6.2.3 - Working with metal, 3.5.6.1 - Gesture.) 2hands signal (sem. domains: 9.6.3.3 - Prompters of attention.)
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miɨ wu nachɛ designer (sem. domains: 9.1.2.4 - Design.)
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miɨ wu wəmiəsɨ nyɛŋ veterinarian (sem. domains: 2.5.7.1 - Doctor, nurse.)
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na ntɨndi lə I am saying that (sem. domains: 9.6.3.5 - Markers of identificational and explanatory clauses.)
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nasɨŋ bəfiɔŋ has nothing (sem. domains: 7.4.6 - Not have.)
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nɨ Nyɔ na se God's will (sem. domains: 4.9.4.5 - Destiny.)
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ŋkɛŋkɛ tɔ get pregnant (sem. domains: 1.6.3 - Animal life cycle.)
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ta wu nalaki precious stone (sem. domains: 1.2.2.5 - Jewel.)
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tsalɨ tsalɨ . 1timely (sem. domains: 2.3.1.2 - Watch.) 2occasionally (sem. domains: 8.4.6.6.2 - Sometimes.) 3infrequent (sem. domains: 8.4.6.6.3 - Often.) 4step by step (sem. domains: 9.3.3 - Partly.)
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wə na ji nəŋ how is your body? (sem. domains: 2.5.7 - Treat disease.)
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Bitɛshɛ name of river (sem. domains: 9.7.2.9 - Names of rivers.)
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fasɨ v. snatch, seize (sem. domains: 7.3.3.1 - Take something from somewhere, 4.8.3.1 - Defeat, 6.8.9.3 - Extort money, 7.3.1.2 - Catch.)
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fi na buto lə it looks as if (sem. domains: 9.4.4.6.3 - Seem.)
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fina biələ su in addition, after something, surplus (sem. domains: 9.6.3.1 - Markers of transition.)
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fina tɛshɛ su added to (sem. domains: 9.6.3.1 - Markers of transition.)
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6 n. personal juju (sem. domains: 4.2.1.X - Juju.)
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Kɨbɔŋ name of river (sem. domains: 9.7.2.9 - Names of rivers.)
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Kɨbu nya name of river (sem. domains: 9.7.2.9 - Names of rivers.)
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Kɨbutsələ name of river (sem. domains: 9.7.2.9 - Names of rivers.)
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Kɨfə gbɛŋ name of river (sem. domains: 9.7.2.9 - Names of rivers.)
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Kɨfətsəŋ name of river (sem. domains: 9.7.2.9 - Names of rivers.)
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kɨfutə n. emerald snake (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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kɨkəŋ n. 7/8 vagina, vulva (sem. domains: 6.3.1.1 - Cattle, 2.6.3.1 - Pregnancy, 2.1.8.4 - Female organs.)
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kɨkɨsɨ n. 17/8 (finger) nail (sem. domains: 2.1.3.3 - Finger, toe, 1.6.2.1 - Parts of a bird, 1.6.2 - Parts of an animal.) 27/8 claw, talon
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Kɨmbi name of river (sem. domains: 9.7.2.9 - Names of rivers.)
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Kɨməŋgɔŋ name of river (sem. domains: 9.7.2.9 - Names of rivers.)
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Kɨŋku name of river (sem. domains: 9.7.2.9 - Names of rivers.)
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Kɨtundɔ name of river (sem. domains: 9.7.2.9 - Names of rivers.)
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kɨya kɨ na ba next year (sem. domains: 8.4.1.6 - Year.)
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la fina chɛti what is happening (sem. domains: 9.1.3.2 - Situation.)
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na ŋgə wɛŋ kə not my problem (sem. domains: 4.3.3.2 - Not care.)
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sa yɨ choose a name (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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1kidnap (take) (sem. domains: 4.3.4.8 - Kidnap.) 2v. take, carry Ntutuwa ngɔ́ŋ. I am carrying water. 3v. carry (in arms) 4v. carry (sem. domains: 7.3.3.1 - Take something from somewhere, 6.7.7.1 - Bag, 6.7.3 - Carrying tool, 7.3.1 - Carry, 6.6.7 - Working with water, 6.4.6 - Things done to animals, 6.2.6 - Process harvest, 7.3.8 - Transport, 2.6.4.1.1 - Care for a baby, 8.2.9 - Weigh, 6.7.4 - Lifting tool, 2.6.6.5 - Bury, 6.8.9.1 - Steal, 2.5.5 - Cause of disease.)
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wə na fətɨ la what are you doing (sem. domains: 9.1.2 - Do.)
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wə na ji lalɨ what are you up to (sem. domains: 9.1.2 - Do.)
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yɔɔ ntse bina num. fourteen
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yɨ wu shaŋ'ə . 1personal name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.1 - Personal names, 9.7.1 - Name of a person.) 2proper name (sem. domains: 9.7.3 - Name of a thing.)
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bə na kəhe nyɔ pagan (sem. domains: 4.9.7 - Religious organization.)
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biənɨ wu na ba coming week (sem. domains: 8.4.1.3 - Week.)
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binəshəŋ n. internal organ (sem. domains: 2.1.8 - Internal organs.)
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Díɛ yi Bubɨ lə Naami language (sem. domains: 9.7.1.5 - Names of languages.)
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fina kwɨntɨ su next to (sem. domains: 9.6.3.1 - Markers of transition.)
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kɨchəŋ n. snack from pot (sem. domains: 5.2.1.5 - Serve food.)
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kɨgəsə kɨ ye lə phr. teeth of snake
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kɨnaŋka kɨnəgo phr. palate
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kɨsɨlə harmless snake (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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kɨtɨ kɨntsə lə n. medicinal tree (sem. domains: 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)
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kɨtiu medicinal leaf (sem. domains: 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)
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mbi sɨŋ unquestionable (sem. domains: 9.4.4.1 - Certainly, definitely.)
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miɨ wu natɛshɛ one who plants (sem. domains: 3.3.2.3 - Intercede.)
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nchinchɛ . 1smelling leaf (type 2) (sem. domains: 5.2.3.1.3 - Food from vegetables.) 2medicinal leaf (sem. domains: 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)
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nna ŋgɔmbiɛ lə I think that (sem. domains: 9.4.5 - Evidentials.)
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nyamaŋkacha 1n. medicinal leaf (sem. domains: 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.) 2grass in the bush (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)
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ŋgəndəsɨŋ unable to walk (sem. domains: 2.6.4.5 - Old person.)
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yɨ wu bɨmiɛ christian name (sem. domains: 4.9.7.2 - Christianity.)
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buchifi n. a kind of tree, mostly found on mountains, attracts caterpillars, used for wood and medicine (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)
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bufa sɨŋ not fashionable (sem. domains: 3.4.1.1.5 - Fashionable.)
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fia na jiŋgə wə that is not your concern (sem. domains: 4.3.3.2 - Not care.)
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filimilimi n. a kind of tree found on hills, the roots are used for medicine (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)
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finchiŋ n. a kind of tree found on hills, used for yellow fever medicine (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
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fiŋgɨsə n. traditional cap (sem. domains: 5.3.3 - Traditional clothing, 5.3.5 - Clothes for special people, 5.3.1 - Men\'s clothing.)
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fuŋ n. spit of a snake (sem. domains: 2.5.3.2 - Poison.)
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1n. 4 intestinal worm 2v. worm (sem. domains: 2.5.2.3 - Stomach illness, 2.5.2 - Disease.)
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dangerous snake (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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kɨgwəŋ kɨ náŋ'ə bamboo door (sem. domains: 6.5.2.4 - Door.)
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kɨŋkpasɨ n. a species of tree that is used to treat scabies (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
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kɨsɔ n. a species of tree that is found in the forest and used for medicine (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
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kɨtundɔ n. sase wish, a species of tree that is used for medicine (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 2.5.3.2 - Poison.)
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ko tɔ phr. slither (snake) drag the belly
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kpa tɔ phr. slither (snake)
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la fi na dze dɨ what is happening (sem. domains: 9.1.3.2 - Situation.)
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mbiɔndu 1n. letter (sem. domains: 9 - Grammar.) 2writing (sem. domains: 8.1.1 - Number.) 3n. alphabet (sem. domains: 3.5.7.1 - Write.) 4n. cardinal number (sem. domains: 8.1.1.1 - Cardinal numbers.)
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miɨ wu na fiəfɨ performer (sem. domains: 9.1.2 - Do.)
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miɨ wu na fufiɛ holidaymaker, someone who is on holiday (sem. domains: 4.2.9 - Holiday.)
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nafiɛ yi gbəndɨ n. proud movement (sem. domains: 7.2.4.4 - Travel in space.)
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shiɛŋkiɛ n. sanitary napkin (sem. domains: 2.1.8.4 - Female organs.)
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to wu miɨ lə person's nature (sem. domains: 3.1.1 - Personality.)
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tsa fɛŋ na nəŋ? what time is it? (sem. domains: 8.4.5.3.3 - Late.)
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wə na kɨ dzə yi do you know the way to (sem. domains: 7.2.4.6 - Way, route.)
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yɨ wu dɨ lə name of a place (sem. domains: 9.7.2 - Name of a place.)
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yɨ yi bituŋ'ə names of region (sem. domains: 9.7.2.2 - Names of regions.)
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yɨ yi fiɔŋ'ə name of a thing (sem. domains: 9.7.3 - Name of a thing.)
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yu fiə she is pregnant (sem. domains: 2.6.3.1 - Pregnancy.)
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yu ləŋ she is pregnant (sem. domains: 2.6.3.1 - Pregnancy.)
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yu wa bə tɔ she is pregnant (sem. domains: 2.6.3.1 - Pregnancy.)
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bimbiəŋ bi naŋ'ə cow don (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)
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dzə yi fiɔŋ naji as something is (sem. domains: 2.3.1.8 - Appearance.)
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dzə yi ku lə traditional ways (sem. domains: 4.3.9 - Culture.)
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fəkəŋ round the vagina (sem. domains: 1.6.2 - Parts of an animal.)
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fia na bukɨhɔ mɨ it doesn't bother me (sem. domains: 4.3.3.2 - Not care.)
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fiɔŋ fi bə na se essential (sem. domains: 8.3.7.5.1 - Basic.)
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gbɔ n. 3/4 intestinal worms
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miɨ wu najibukəŋ who is always aside (sem. domains: 3.6.2 - School.)
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mishi . 1to wink at someone (sem. domains: 2.3.1.1 - Look.) 2signal with eyes (sem. domains: 3.1.2.3 - Attention.) 3wrinkle your eyebrow (sem. domains: 3.5.6.3 - Facial expression.) 4eye signal (sem. domains: 9.6.3.3 - Prompters of attention.) 5have a (certain) look (sem. domains: 9.4.4.6.3 - Seem.)
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nnachɛ narrate, explain (sem. domains: 3.5.1.1.6 - Speech style.)
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nyɔ n. 11/2 (singular) God (supreme being) 2deity, god (sem. domains: 4.9.2 - Supernatural being.) 31/2 traditional gods
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sɔkə 1wrongly used (sem. domains: 6.1.2.2 - Use.) 2useless (sem. domains: 6.1.2.2.2 - Useless.) 3not right (sem. domains: 6.1.2.4 - Work poorly.) 4not correct (sem. domains: 3.2.4.1 - Misunderstand.) 5not good (sem. domains: 2.3.3 - Taste.) 6unfair (sem. domains: 4.7.9.2 - Unfair.) 7dress half naked (sem. domains: 5.3.8 - Naked.) 8adj. odd (sem. domains: 2.5.4.5 - Birth defect, 8.3.5.3.4 - Strange.) 9crooked (sem. domains: 8.1.6.2 - Piece.) 10ugly (sem. domains: 2.3.1.8.2 - Ugly.) 11unattractive (sem. domains: 2.6.2.2 - Attract sexually.)
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tɔlɔ money name (100) (sem. domains: 6.8.6.1 - Monetary units.)
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tə fiɔŋ fi ná ba prophesy (sem. domains: 4.9.4.6 - Prophecy.)
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tsufiɛ . 1donate (of many) (sem. domains: 6.8.8 - Tax.) 2contribute (sem. domains: 6.1.2.6 - Prepare, 4.3.4.5 - Share with.)
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yɨ wu fi lə na lə la what is its name (sem. domains: 9.7.3 - Name of a thing.)
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biyiɛyiɛ n. peeled snake skin (sem. domains: 1.6.2.2 - Parts of a reptile.)
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bwaŋ n. 13/4 cup made from a calabash (sem. domains: 4.2.6.2 - Sports.) 2cup (traditional) (sem. domains: 4.8.3.2 - Win.)
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fintaŋsɔ na ji lə most of all (sem. domains: 9.6.3.6 - Markers of focus.)
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finyinyi fi naŋ'ə oxpecker (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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kɨbalə kɨ buna lə n. crust of fufu bibalə bi buna lə
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kɨntsu kɨ bənaŋ'ə phr. herd (of cattle)
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na ji fi gəndə kə impossible (sem. domains: 9.4.4.9 - Impossible.)
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naji wə chitə mɨ? can you help me? (sem. domains: 3.3.2 - Request.)
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nambiɛ gwɨ fəkoso straighten your skin on the ground (sem. domains: 7.1.3 - Lie down.)
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chiŋ traditional guitar (sem. domains: 4.2.3.5 - Musical instrument.)
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finyinyi fi bənaŋə phr. cattle egret
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gbəsɨ . 1button (sem. domains: 5.3.6 - Parts of clothing.) 2traditional button (sem. domains: 4.9.4.1 - Sorcery.)
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kɨdɔŋɔ kɨku lə traditional attire Bənɨ laŋkɨ ndɔŋ bidɔŋɔ biku lə tsa yi biŋfidi. People like wearing traditional attire during celebrations. syn: kɨndzu kɨku lə. (sem. domains: 5.3.3 - Traditional clothing.) {non std} bidɔŋɔ biku lə
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kɨdidikpakpa traditional guitar (sem. domains: 4.2.3.5 - Musical instrument.)
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kɨndzu kɨku lə n. traditional attire syn: kɨdɔŋɔ kɨku lə. (sem. domains: 5.3.3 - Traditional clothing.) bindzu biku lə
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kpə bə tɔ die with pregnancy (sem. domains: 2.6.3.6 - Unusual birth.)
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miɨ wu na fɨtɨ gwɨ healer (sem. domains: 2.5.7.1 - Doctor, nurse.)
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mɨi wu ntsə traditional doctor (sem. domains: 2.5.7.1 - Doctor, nurse.)
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na ji kɨ ji ma məŋ could be anywhere (sem. domains: 8.5.1.7 - Indefinite location.)
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ntsa yi bidze phr. ruminate, chew cud
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bikwəntsə n. 8 penalty, punishment
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dzoŋ n. traditional display (sem. domains: 2.6.6.4 - Mourn.)
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keŋkɛ v. 1have, possess (sem. domains: 7.2.6.1 - Catch, capture, 7.3.4 - Handle something, 6.8.2 - Accumulate wealth, 8.5.6 - Contain, 9.1.1.3 - Have, of.) 2inherit 3rule over, dominate Yuna keykɛ buŋga buchi He has all authority 4hold (sem. domains: 6.8.4.1 - Buy, 7.3.4.4 - Hold, 6.8.4.6 - Hire, rent, 6.7.7.1 - Bag, 6.1.3.2 - Succeed, 3.3.5 - Offer, 8.2.9 - Weigh.) 5get (sem. domains: 7.2.6.1 - Catch, capture.) 6contain (sem. domains: 8.3.6 - Made of, material.) 7earn (sem. domains: 6.8.2.7 - Earn.)
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keŋkɛ bənɨ phr. rule over, dominate
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kɨfa n. 17/8 regime (of bananas) 2bunch (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
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kɨnyɔkɔ traditional whistle (sem. domains: 4.2.3.5 - Musical instrument.)
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mili wu naliyifiəfɨ one who comforts (sem. domains: 3.3.2.3 - Intercede.)
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nchinə oath for a covenant (sem. domains: 4.7.5.7 - Take oath.)
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nyɔ n. 11/2 2 object of power 21/2 traditional objects 31/2 magic objects bənyɔ
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tə fiɔŋ fi ná kɨ ji prophesy (sem. domains: 4.9.4.6 - Prophecy.)
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tə fiɔŋ fi ná tɨchɛ prophesy (sem. domains: 4.9.4.6 - Prophecy.)
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kpa yi tɔ . 1slither (as a snake) 2crawling on the belly
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ntsə yi kulə traditional medicine (sem. domains: 2.5.7.5 - Traditional medicine.)
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yɨ wuhu na ji lə la what is his/her name (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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yya tsəsɨ win by narrow margin (sem. domains: 4.8.3.2 - Win.)
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kɨmumiɛ n. 7/8 water snake, harmless (sem. domains: 5.2.3.2 - Food from animals, 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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nchitənɨ . 1exchanging, alternate (sem. domains: 4.3.4.5 - Share with.) 2helping each other
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taka v. 1stand with legs spread 2stand inappropriately Yà ná ntakâ yí biə. That is a bad stance [often spoken to a girl]. 3straddle
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fiəfiə v. get (someone) pregnant Nə fɨəfiə yɛŋ wɛŋ wu kpansɨ wa
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jiŋ yikɨtuŋ bə kituŋ international relation (sem. domains: 4.6.6.2 - Diplomacy.)
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kɨbɛyɛ kɨ wɛŋə phr. naming ceremony (baby)
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wakiɛ v. wound with fingernails (sem. domains: 8.3.2.5 - Furrow.)
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fiɔŋ fi na tseyɛ kɨyɛyi evidence (sem. domains: 3.5.1.3.4 - Expose falsehood.)
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kɨbɛyɛ n. 17/8 birth, day of birth (sem. domains: 2.6.3 - Birth.) 27/8 naming ceremony of baby 3birth ceremony (sem. domains: 2.6.3.9 - Birth ceremony.) 4birth celebration (for child) (sem. domains: 4.2.2.1 - Ceremony.)
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kɨfɨsə n. 17/8 ocean, sea, bay, lake (sem. domains: 1.3.1.1 - Ocean, lake.) 2narrow stretch of water (sem. domains: 6.4.5 - Fishing.)
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kɨfwə snake, Rhinoceros viper (sem. domains: 5.2.3.2 - Food from animals, 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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mɔɔ, fɛɛ, tɛɛ, naa, tɨŋ phr. one, two, three, four, five
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miɨ wu na kkɨ kɨ sha lə person who understand about earth (sem. domains: 3.6.6 - Science.)
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nya buŋga . 1dominate, give dominion (sem. domains: 7.7 - Physical impact.) 2offical (sem. domains: 4.6.6.5 - Politics.) 3entrust to (sem. domains: 4.3.4.5.3 - Entrust to the care of.)
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nyunso wa na nɨŋtɨ tsɔŋ houseboy, serving in the house (sem. domains: 4.5.4.3 - Serve.)
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yimbiə sɨŋ no argument, unarguable (sem. domains: 9.4.4.1 - Certainly, definitely.)
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chi fi nə ji natural, as it was being (sem. domains: 9.1.3.1 - Physical, non-physical.)
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finchiŋ n. a kind of medicinal tree (sem. domains: 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)
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fintasɨ n. a kind of medicinal tree (sem. domains: 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)
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gbədiə fimbiŋ id. make a traditional feast (sem. domains: 3.2.5.4 - Agree with someone.) break kola nut
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kaŋ euphemism name for thief (sem. domains: 6.8.9.1 - Steal.)
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kɨntsaŋ small fish by its nature (sem. domains: 1.6.1.5 - Fish.)
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waa fine (financial penalty) (sem. domains: 4.7.7.2 - Fine.)
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wə na sɨlɨ wə na fɨtɨ la what do you think you are doing (sem. domains: 9.1.2 - Do.)
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kɔlɔ wu na tseyɛ bəndindi television (sem. domains: 3.5.9.1 - Radio, television.)
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tuŋ v. strike, bite (of a snake) Ye tuŋ mɨ gbo wɨ The snake had bitten me on the leg (sem. domains: 2.5.3.2 - Poison.)
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bikwəntsə bi bubiə lə phr. punishment, penalty, fine punishment for badness
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fiɔŋ fi miɨ ná kɨ ji fi lɨ destiny (sem. domains: 4.9.4.5 - Destiny.)
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fifiu very small dangerous snake (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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gbinənɨ blood covenant, blood pact (sem. domains: 4.7.5.7 - Take oath.)
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lɨŋkɨ v. 1slither, move like a snake Nsɔ wa na ləŋkɨ ŋgɔŋ bɨ̀ŋ 2slip in (sem. domains: 7.2.3.4 - Move in.)
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ntɔ n. sacred house (traditional) (sem. domains: 6.9 - Business organization.)
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chindi n. a kind of traditional dance (sem. domains: 4.2.4 - Dance.)
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fide n. 119/26 breastbone 2sternum (sem. domains: 2.1.2 - Torso.) 3part around the spinal cord (sem. domains: 6.3.1.1 - Cattle.)
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kəkəŋ female reproductive anatomy (sem. domains: 2.1.2 - Torso.)
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kɨmbulɔ n. 1a kind of bush (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub.) 2a species of medicinal tree (sem. domains: 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)
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kɨntəndɨ n. 1a kind of bush (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub.) 2a species of medicinal tree (sem. domains: 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)
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mfa female reproductive anatomy (sem. domains: 2.1.2 - Torso.)
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njoŋ n. a kind of traditional dance (sem. domains: 4.2.2.2 - Festival, show.)
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ntabuduŋ a species of medicinal tree (sem. domains: 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)
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nyi 1n. 9/10 leaf (sem. domains: 6.2.5.4 - Plant product, 1.1.3.1 - Wind, 6.2.1.4.2 - Growing bananas and plantains, 2.2.8 - Defecate, feces, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2leaf (paper) (sem. domains: 6.6.3.3 - Working with paper.) 3leaf (name of paper money) (sem. domains: 6.8.6 - Money.) 4paper (sem. domains: 3.5.7.1 - Write.) 5page (sem. domains: 3.5.7.2 - Written material.) nyí
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kɨmambo traditional horn for healing (sem. domains: 2.5.7.5 - Traditional medicine.)
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miɨ wu na lɨmi kɨtuŋ kɨdɔ lɨ ambassador (sem. domains: 4.6.6.2 - Diplomacy.)
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ŋgɔŋgɔ n. traditional guitar for mouth (sem. domains: 4.2.3.5 - Musical instrument.)
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kɨfu kɔhɔ na ləmiɛhɛ diəndiəŋ phr. (be) confused your brain is not correct
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wə na gɔmbiə lə wə na fɨtɨ la what do you think you are doing (sem. domains: 9.1.2 - Do.)
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kɨdɨŋ mudfish (Gymnarchus niloticus) (sem. domains: 5.2.3.2 - Food from animals, 1.6.1.5 - Fish.)
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kɨkɨŋ . 1one of the traditional dresses (sem. domains: 5.3.3 - Traditional clothing, 5.3.5 - Clothes for special people.) 2royal robe (sem. domains: 4.6.1 - Ruler.)
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kɨsə one of the traditional dresses (sem. domains: 5.3.3 - Traditional clothing, 5.3.4 - Clothes for special occasions, 5.3.5 - Clothes for special people.)
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kpɨyi 1end (sem. domains: 9.4.4.1 - Certainly, definitely, 6.1.2.2.4 - Use up.) 2endpoint, stoppoint (sem. domains: 7.3.6.3 - Limit.) 3complete (sem. domains: 6.1.2.3.5 - Complete, finish.) 4conclude (sem. domains: 3.3.1 - Decide, plan.) 5reach at final point, complete (sem. domains: 9.1.3 - Thing.) 6v. end (sem. domains: 9.3.3 - Partly.)
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kɨkafɔ disabled, unable to do something (sem. domains: 7.2.1.5 - Walk with difficulty.)
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miɨ wu fɨtɨ ntsə phr. medicine man, traditional healer
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miɨ wu kɨba phr. medicine man, traditional healer (sem. domains: 4.9.4.1 - Sorcery, 2.5.7.1 - Doctor, nurse.)
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nchaŋŋŋ ide. sound of nails, coins and chains (sem. domains: 9.2.8 - Ideophones.)
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ŋkpɔŋkpa 1blossom for bananas or plantains (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2n. plantain flower (sem. domains: 6.2.1.4.2 - Growing bananas and plantains.)
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Buŋfundiɛ third day in the traditional week (sem. domains: 4.2.2.1 - Ceremony, 4.2.2 - Social event, 8.4.1.3.1 - Days of the week.)
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ndɛtulu 1n. 1/2 horn (musical instrument) 2traditional trumpet with calabash (sem. domains: 4.2.3.5 - Musical instrument.)
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buŋfasə n. 114 state of being narrow (like a road) 2tight (sem. domains: 8.2.7.1 - Tight, 8.2.4.1 - Narrow.)
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kɨmbɔ n. 17/8 a tool used for boring a hole in bamboo 2nail used to dig a hole in something (sem. domains: 6.7.1.2 - Digging tool, 6.7.1.1 - Poking tool, 6.6.3 - Working with wood.)
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fisonso mu dzaŋ'ə medicinal herb, used against toothache (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.) musonso mu dzaŋ'ə
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gbɔɔ wood used for making traditional nails (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
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n- prefix used to nominalisation of a verb (sem. domains: 9.2.9.3 - Derivational affixes.)
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ŋ- prefix used to nominalisation of a verb (sem. domains: 9.2.9.3 - Derivational affixes.)
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m- prefix used for nominalisation of a verb (sem. domains: 9.2.9.3 - Derivational affixes.)
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biaŋkuŋku n. odonata (dragon fly), some kind of insect (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)
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kɨməntsuŋ very dangerous snake, like a black python (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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fintsunɔ n. 19/26 iron nail, or other small thing made from iron (sem. domains: 7.5.4 - Tie.)
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kpentɛ mouth click, signaling that something tastes good (sem. domains: 7.5.8 - Simple, complicated.)
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kɨnələ scar on the left arm, because of vaccination as a child (sem. domains: 2.5.3 - Injure.)
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kɨbiashi n. 7/8 a traditional dance which is performed to remember a very old man who died (sem. domains: 2.6.6.4 - Mourn.)
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mbiɛni n. a kind of medicinal tree, the wood is mostly used for making mortar, mortar stick (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)
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biandɨ n. 9/10 (country) nail, carved from wood or bamboo and used to attach the rafters into a rigid frame (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials, 6.6.3 - Working with wood, 6.5.2.4 - Door.) bíandɨ
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Bəkpɛŋ family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Bəmbiuso family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Bəndzɛsɛ . 1Bugeng (sem. domains: 9.7.2.3 - Names of cities.) 2family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Bənshə family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Bəntsə family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Bəŋkandə family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Kady family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Kɨbamba family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Kɨbilə family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Kɨkuŋfɔ family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Ŋgantɨ family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Tsukə family name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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kɔdiə managing (P) (sem. domains: 6.1.2.2.1 - Useful.)
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yɨ wu ku lə native names (sem. domains: 9.7.1.1 - Personal names.)
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yɨ yi kɨtsɔŋ'ə family names (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Kɨndɔnya personal name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.1 - Personal names.)
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Nditama personal name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.1 - Personal names.)
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yɨ wu chaa lə father's name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.1 - Personal names, 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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yɨ wu ma lə mother's name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.1 - Personal names, 9.7.1 - Name of a person.)
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yɨ wu sɔŋ'ə Christian names (sem. domains: 9.7.1.1 - Personal names.)
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shaŋ n. 9 beer (traditional) Nná kənsɨ̂ mɛ̂ɛ̀? How many pots (of beer)? (sem. domains: 5.2.3.7 - Alcoholic beverage.)
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chɛ mɛni n. 1/2 paternal grandmother father of mother
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chɛ tɨɨ n. 1/2 paternal grandfather father of father
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mə mɛni n. 1/2 maternal grandmother mother of mother
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mə tɨɨ n. 1/2 paternal grandmother mother of father
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Kuntə family house hold name (sem. domains: 9.7.1.2 - Family names.)
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Chikpɔ Chikpo, traditional God (sem. domains: 4.9.8.1 - Idol.)
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ŋkɨŋ . 1bad juju of the night (sem. domains: 4.2.2.2 - Festival, show.) 2Nkeng, traditional juju (sem. domains: 4.9.8.1 - Idol.)
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kɨtɔ n. 17/8 stomach (internal organ) (sem. domains: 6.3.1.1 - Cattle, 2.1.8 - Internal organs.) 27/8 tripe
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kɨyaŋ small fish by its nature (sem. domains: 5.2.3.2 - Food from animals, 1.6.1.5 - Fish.)
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Fiŋshuali Finshuali, traditional God (sem. domains: 4.9.8.1 - Idol.)
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ŋkɨkɨ . 1generation (sem. domains: 3.6.7 - Test, 1.6.6 - Animal group.) 2stage (sem. domains: 2.6.4 - Stage of life.) 3era (sem. domains: 8.4.1.7 - Era.) 4genaration of, coming from (sem. domains: 8.3.5 - Type, kind.) 5ethnic group (sem. domains: 4.1.9.9 - Race.) 6kind of (sem. domains: 8.3.5 - Type, kind.)
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buntsuŋkiɛ 1n. 14 bluntness, inability to cut 2blunt (sem. domains: 8.3.2.4 - Blunt.)
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li kɨda traditional broom performance (sem. domains: 4.2.1.9 - Social group.)
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fisənə one of the traditional dresses (sem. domains: 5.3.3 - Traditional clothing.)
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ŋkpa 1medicinal cocoyam (long in size) (sem. domains: 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.) 2a species of tree, the seeds can be put on the door as protection against thieves (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
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bətaa bə bənɛ n. my fathers and mothers (personal) (sem. domains: 9.6.3.4 - Markers of direct address.)
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ŋga yi kpaŋ signature (lit. putting of finger) (sem. domains: 7.7.7 - Mark.)
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mbɨsɨ tɔ abort pregnancy, spoil pregnancy (P) (sem. domains: 2.6.3.3 - Miscarriage.)
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sumɔ v. wear a loincloth in traditional ways (sem. domains: 5.3.7 - Wear clothing, 7.3.1 - Carry.)
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bwəŋ v. cure, particularly used of native doctors Gəŋ bwəŋ mbwə wa ma gwɨ ya ka
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chɨfɨ n. 1rhinoceros viper (family), a very fast snake (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.) 2thief (sem. domains: 6.8.9.1 - Steal.)
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fishishɛ n. 19/26 a small place used for occasional habitation, camp
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bəsanjɔ n. 2 traditional loincloth for men, made of bamboo stick
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bijiyɛ death harvest day (traditionally when the old died) (sem. domains: 2.6.6.4 - Mourn.)
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kpɔkɔ v. 1squat, bend down poorly like a woman when urinating 2sit
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sanjɔ n. 11/2 traditional men's loincloth made from bamboo sticks 2one of the traditional dresses (sem. domains: 5.3.3 - Traditional clothing.) 3a species of tree that was formerly used for producing dresses (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
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fiə layu a month has passed her, used for pregnant women (euphemism) (sem. domains: 2.6.3.1 - Pregnancy.)
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biu n. 19/10 gall bladder 29/10 bile, gall (the bitter part in the belly, intestine) (sem. domains: 6.3.1.1 - Cattle, 2.1.8 - Internal organs, 2.2 - Body functions, 1.6.2 - Parts of an animal.) 39/10 9 poison (on arrow) (sem. domains: 2.6.6.1 - Kill, 6.8.9.1 - Steal.) 49/10 9 venom of a snake, particularly the poisonous bile of pythons. bíu
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kɨchaka n. 7/8 a rattle worn around the ankle for certain traditional dances (sem. domains: 4.2.4 - Dance, 4.2.3.2 - Play music, 4.2.3.5 - Musical instrument.) bichaka
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v. be red, ripe (of fruits such as pineapple, mango, banana etc.) Bə̀mɨngulu bâ bəyɨ̀tɨ. The mangoes are getting ripe. Bəməŋgulu nə yə (sem. domains: 2.6.1.1 - Arrange a marriage, 1.6.3.1 - Egg, 6.2.5 - Harvest, 1.5.6 - Growth of plants, 2.1.4 - Skin.)
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Kuntəbɨŋ A place far off from Dumbu, going to Naami, where there is a waterfall
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kɨchiŋ altar, hut specially built for medicine (in African Traditional Religion) (sem. domains: 4.2.2.2 - Festival, show, 4.9.8 - Religious things.)
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tsəŋ n. 9/10 black or reddish-brown monkey with a white chest, for example mona monkey and greater white-nosed monkey (sem. domains: 1.6.1.1.1 - Primate.) tsə́ŋ
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nse . 1think Nasɛhɛ. He does not think. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.2.9 - Be about, subject, 3.2.1.1 - Think about.) 2remember (sem. domains: 3.2 - Think, 3.2.2.6 - Realize.)
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waha poss. our; possessive pronoun first person plural for nouns of class 1 Naŋ waha. Our cow. (sem. domains: 9.2.3 - Pronouns.)
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wɔhɔ poss. your; possessive pronoun second person singular for nouns of class 1 Naŋ wɔhɔ. Your cow. (sem. domains: 9.2.3 - Pronouns.)
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wemɨ poss. my; possessive pronoun first person singular for nouns of class 1 Naŋ wemɨ. My cow. (sem. domains: 9.2.3 - Pronouns.)
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wɛnɨ poss. your; possessive pronoun second person plural for nouns of class 1 Naŋ wɛnɨ. Your cow. (sem. domains: 9.2.3 - Pronouns.)
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wubɔ poss. their; possessive pronoun third person plural for nouns of class 1 Naŋ wubɔ. Their cow. (sem. domains: 9.2.3 - Pronouns.)
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wuhu poss. his, her, its; possessive pronoun third person singular for nouns of class 1 Naŋ wuhu. His cow. (sem. domains: 9.2.3 - Pronouns.)
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bi v. ask, request, for example for marriage Nna bi yu. I'm asking him. Wəna bi yu You are asking for him (sem. domains: 2.6.1.1 - Arrange a marriage, 6.8.5.3 - Owe, 3.5.1.5 - Ask.)
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bɔhɔ poss. your; possessive pronoun second person singular class 2 Bənaŋ bɔhɔ. Your cows. (sem. domains: 9.2.3 - Pronouns.)
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bemɨ poss. my, possessive pronoun first person singular class 2 Bənaŋ bemɨ. My cows.
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benɨ poss. your; possessive pronoun second person plural for nouns of class 2 Bənaŋ benɨ. Your cows. (sem. domains: 9.2.3 - Pronouns.)
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buhu poss. his, her, its; possessive pronoun third person plural for nouns of class 2 Bənaŋ buhu. Your cows. (sem. domains: 9.2.3 - Pronouns.)
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kɨŋ this; demonstrative pronoun for nouns of class 7 kɨŋ na kɨtɨ this is a chair (sem. domains: 9.2.3.5 - Demonstrative pronouns.)
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bəbɔlə poss. their; possessive pronoun third person plural for nouns of class 2 Bənaŋ bəbɔlə. Their cows. (sem. domains: 9.2.3 - Pronouns.)
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dəŋfi . 1lengthen, longer Na dəŋfi nɨŋ? How far is it? (sem. domains: 7.3.6.3 - Limit, 8.2.6 - Distance.) 2higher (sem. domains: 8.1.4 - More.)
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ko v. 1pull Ná nkòyi nàŋ. I am pulling a cow. 2draw water
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ma 1v. mold (pottery), shape (sem. domains: 6.6.5.3 - Sculpture.) 2v. shape, fashion Nná mà tsɔ̀ŋ. He is constructing a house. 3build (sem. domains: 9.1.2.5 - Make, 6.6 - Occupation.) 4build (sem. domains: 6.5 - Working with buildings.) 5lay mud (sem. domains: 6.6.2.8 - Working with bricks.)
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mi v. 1press, squeeze, force Nná mìyi fəŋ. He is blowing his nose. Mi kɨsoŋkɔ ka nə fəŋ (sem. domains: 7.7.4 - Press, 2.1.1.3 - Nose.) 2blow (sem. domains: 2.2.4 - Mucus.)
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chɨ v. 1feed (animals) Nná ncɨ̀yi bi. I am feeding goats. Gəŋ chɨ wɛŋ wa! 2fattened (sem. domains: 8.2.3.2 - Fat person.) 3feed (sem. domains: 6.3.2 - Tend herds in fields, 2.6.4.5 - Old person, 2.6.4.1.1 - Care for a baby.)
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fe v. 1lend (sem. domains: 6.8.5.1 - Lend, 6.8.5 - Borrow.) 2borrow Nná mfète kpə. I am borrowing money.
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kɔŋ 1v. chase, drive (away) Nná nkonko bì. I am driving a goat. (sem. domains: 4.6.6.1.1 - Arrest, 7.2.6 - Pursue, 6.4.1.1 - Track an animal, 7.3.3.4 - Chase away.) 2dismiss (sem. domains: 6.1.2.4.3 - Give up.) 3v. divorce 4v. send someone away
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shaŋ 1v. tighten Ná shankɨ kâŋ. He is tightening his hands (into a fist). 2hold tightly (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap.) 3grip (sem. domains: 3.4 - Emotion.) 4fasten (sem. domains: 7.3.4.4 - Hold.) 5tightly (sem. domains: 7.5.4 - Tie.) 6make it tight (sem. domains: 8.2.7.1 - Tight.)
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ti v. 1pierce Wə̀ ná tí naŋ. You are spearing bamboo. 2bore a hole (sem. domains: 2.1.1.2 - Ear, 5.4.6 - Ritual scar.)
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tsa v. 1turn 2stir, cook fufu Ntsàkɨwa buna. I am cooking fufu.
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v. 1resemble Yù ná boto wə̀. He resembles you. Yu bɔ wə (sem. domains: 3.5.8.1 - Meaning.) 2like (similar) (sem. domains: 8.3.5.2.2 - Like, similar.)
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1v. call, call out to Nná ndɨ̀yi wɛŋ. I am calling the child. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.4.1 - Call, 3.5.6.1 - Gesture.) 2v. invite 3summon (sem. domains: 7.2.8 - Send someone.) 4invite (sem. domains: 7.2.8 - Send someone, 4.2.1.1 - Invite.) 5call (sem. domains: 7.2.8 - Send someone.)
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fiəŋkə v. 1lack Wə na fiəŋkə la (sem. domains: 8.1.7.2 - Lack, 2.3.5.1 - Comfortable, 6.8.1.3 - Poor, 3.3.4.3 - Exempt.) 2poor (sem. domains: 6.8.2.3 - Lose wealth.) 3contain not (sem. domains: 8.5.3.1 - Absent.)
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ku 1v. clap (hands) 2v. clap hands 3v. play a drum Nná kùci ngɔ̀ŋ. He is playing a drum. (sem. domains: 2.3.2.3 - Types of sounds.) 4beat of a drum (sem. domains: 3.5.6.2 - Point at.) 5play (sem. domains: 5.2.2.3 - Feast.) 6v. play (sem. domains: 4.2.3.5 - Musical instrument.) 7play drums (sem. domains: 2.6.6 - Die.)
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kwe v. snore Nná kwè kɨ̀tsô. He snores too much. (sem. domains: 2.2.1 - Breathe, breath, 2.5.6.4 - Lose consciousness.)
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yɛŋ v. vomit Yù ná yɛ̀ntilɨ. He is vomiting. Ŋgɔ na bɨndɨ yu yu gə yɛŋ
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di 1v. bury Kə ná dìyi mìə̀. We are burying someone. (sem. domains: 2.6.6.3 - Funeral, 7.3.7 - Cover, 2.6.6.5 - Bury.) 2n. cover in the ground (sem. domains: 7.6 - Hide.) 3bury (sem. domains: 8.3.7.8.3 - Garbage.)
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dze v. 1take (someone or something) Nná ndzè bidiəŋ. I am taking food. (sem. domains: 7.3.3.1 - Take something from somewhere, 7.3.4.5 - Actions of the hand, 5.2.2.7 - Drink, 7.6.2 - Find, 7.4.2 - Receive, 6.8.9.1 - Steal, 7.3.3 - Take somewhere, 6.8.4.3.3 - Free of charge.) 2collect (sem. domains: 6.8.4.1 - Buy.)
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1v. do, act (sem. domains: 8.4.6.1.1 - Beginning, 3.3.3.5 - Compel, 7 - Physical actions, 6.1 - Work.) 2v. make, create Wə̀ ná fɨ̀tɨ là? What are you doing/making? (sem. domains: 7.3.1.5 - Set upright, 9.1.2.5 - Make, 6.5.4.1 - Road, 6.6.2.5 - Working with glass, 6.1.2.2 - Use, 3.5.1.2.5 - Introduce, 5.5.2 - Tend a fire, 6.6 - Occupation, 5.2.2.8 - Eating utensil, 9.1.2.3 - Create, 6.8.9.2 - Cheat.) 3v. fix, repair (sem. domains: 6.8.4.4 - Bargain, 5.4.6.1 - Circumcision, 3.1.2.1 - Alert.) 4v. prepare, arrange physical things, for example food, a bed (sem. domains: 7.5 - Arrange.) 5n. verb (sem. domains: 9 - Grammar.)
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-ha suffix used with negation (of verb) nna nya-ha kɨgaŋ I am not giving interest (sem. domains: 9.2.9.1 - Verb affixes, 3.4.2.1.2 - Hate, detest.)
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kkə 1v. know (something or someone) Ná nkkɨ̂lɨ bunî. I know better. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.2.9 - Be about, subject, 3.2.3 - Know, 3.2.3.1 - Known, unknown, 3.1.2.2 - Notice, 4.1.3 - Know someone, 6.1.8.1 - Accustomed to.) 2v. know (physical) (sem. domains: 9.4.2 - Agent-oriented modalities.) 3v. be sure, know (sem. domains: 9.4.4.2 - Sure.) 4v. recognize (sem. domains: 3.2.6.2 - Recognize.) 5knowledge (sem. domains: 3.2.2 - Learn.) 6acknowledge (sem. domains: 2.3.1 - See.)
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v. skin, butcher an animal Kə gwɨ̀tɨba nàŋ. We are skinning a cow. (sem. domains: 6.3.4 - Butcher, slaughter, 6.4.6 - Things done to animals.)
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bo 1v. look at, watch Wə̀ ná bòbi yə̂ŋ? Who are you looking at? 2n. look (sem. domains: 9.4.4.6.3 - Seem.) 3n. glance (sem. domains: 7.6.1 - Search, 2.3.1 - See.)
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kpa 1v. get fat Nná kpàtɨ kɨ̀tsô. He is getting too fat. 2v. become big (sem. domains: 8.2 - Big.) 3fat (sem. domains: 8.2.3.2 - Fat person, 2.6.4.6 - Grow, get bigger.)
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1v. swallow Nná mmɨ̀ muntaŋ . I am swallowing tablets. (sem. domains: 5.2.2.1 - Bite, chew, 6.1.2.2.4 - Use up.) 2eat by swallowing (sem. domains: 5.2.2 - Eat.)
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nyi 1v. lay eggs Yù wà wunyì. He is excreting. 2v. lay (sem. domains: 1.6.3.1 - Egg.) 3v. excrete, defecate (sem. domains: 2.2.8 - Defecate, feces.) 4v. break wind, fart Nná nyîsə kɨ̀tsô. He is farting too much. (sem. domains: 1.1.2 - Air.) 5gas (sem. domains: 2.5.2.3 - Stomach illness.) 6stool (sem. domains: 2.6.4.1.1 - Care for a baby.)
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shi 1cooking of shaà (step 1) (sem. domains: 5.2.3.7.1 - Alcohol preparation.) 2v. boil (water), bubble up Ná nshîsə bidiəŋ. I am heating the food. 3v. warm (sem. domains: 2.5.1 - Sick.) 4v. warm 5v. heat (sem. domains: 5.2.1 - Food preparation, 5.2.1.1 - Cooking methods.) 6v. boil (sem. domains: 1.3.6 - Water quality.) 7make hot, become hot (sem. domains: 8.3.4 - Hot.) 8hot (sem. domains: 8.3.4 - Hot.)
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ta 1v. shoot (sem. domains: 6.7.7.2 - Sheath.) 2shoot with catapult (sem. domains: 6.4.6 - Things done to animals.) 3v. sting Nná ntá finyínyí. I am shooting a bird. Fìnyenye fíà fitá mɨ. The wasp is stinging me. (sem. domains: 1.6.4 - Animal actions.)
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ba 1v. come Wə̀ ná bá nə̀mə̀ŋ? Where are you coming from? (sem. domains: 7.2.3.2.1 - Come, 3.5.6.2 - Point at.) 2bring (sem. domains: 7.3.3 - Take somewhere.)
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v. belch Nná mbɨ̀kɨ kɨ̀tsô. I am belching too much. (sem. domains: 2.3.2.3 - Types of sounds.)
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chə v. 1spit Nná nchɨ́ mənchəŋ. I am spitting. (sem. domains: 5.2.2 - Eat, 2.2.3 - Spit, saliva, 5.2.2.1 - Bite, chew.) 2spit out
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kaŋ v. avoid Nná ŋkànkɨ bimunɔ. I am avoiding alcohol.
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1v. sew Nná nkoto kɨ̀ndzu. I am sewing a dress. (sem. domains: 6.6.1 - Working with cloth.) 2stitch (sem. domains: 5.6.4 - Wash clothes.)
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1v. watch, guard Ná nkɨ̀ki kə wɛ́ŋ. I am guarding/watching my farm. (sem. domains: 6.3.2 - Tend herds in fields, 4.6.6.1 - Police, 4.8.2.4 - Defend, 3.3.4.4 - Prevent, 6.3.1.3 - Goat.) 2v. lead, guide (sem. domains: 6.8.1.4 - Store wealth, 9.4.4.3 - Probably, 7.2.5.3 - Guide, 4.5.3.1 - Lead, 2.3.1.2 - Watch.) 3v. shepherd (sem. domains: 7.2.5.3 - Guide.) 4n. act of guarding (sem. domains: 3.1.2.1 - Alert.) 5v. defend (sem. domains: 4.8.2.4 - Defend, 4.8.2.2 - Fight against something bad.) 6v. protect (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect, 2.6.4.1.1 - Care for a baby.) 7n. guard (sem. domains: 4.8.3.7 - Weapon, shoot.)
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le 1v. fear (for) Nná nlete bíə́ ya. I am afraid of the dogs. (sem. domains: 3.4.2.4.1 - Worried.) 2v. frighten, (be) frightened (sem. domains: 3.4.2.4 - Afraid, 3.3.3.8 - Threaten.) 3fear (sem. domains: 4.8.3.1 - Defeat.)
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se v. 1want, desire (sem. domains: 3.4.1.1.3 - Prefer.) 2need (sem. domains: 8.1.7.3 - Need.) 3like, love Kə ná sé gwɨ yáhá. We love ourselves/each other. (sem. domains: 3.4.1.1 - Like, love.)
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shi v. 1be hot (of a person) 2run after people of the opposite sex Wə̀ ná shí kɨ̀tsô. You run after girls too much.
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ya 1n. conquer, defeat (in fight) Diɔ wə ya yu Struggle and win him (sem. domains: 4.8.3.1 - Defeat, 7.7.1 - Hit.) 2n. over (sem. domains: 4.3.4.3.1 - Compete with.) 3n. win (sem. domains: 4.2.6.2 - Sports, 4.8.3.2 - Win.) 4n. more than (sem. domains: 9.3.1.3 - To a larger degree, 8.1.5.4 - Most, almost all.) 5n. victory (sem. domains: 4.8.3.2 - Win.) 6v. succeed 7n. be better, surpass, be above someone Nná nyakɨ yù bìyá. I am above him in years. (sem. domains: 6.1.4 - Job satisfaction, 6.1.3 - Difficult, impossible, 8.3.7.2 - Better, 6.1.3.2 - Succeed, 8.1.4 - More.) 8above (sem. domains: 3.6.7 - Test, 6.8.4.3.1 - Expensive, 8.5.1.3.1 - Above.) 9top (sem. domains: 8.5.1.3.1 - Above.) 10above limit (sem. domains: 1.1.2.1 - Blow air.) 11impossible (sem. domains: 6.1.3 - Difficult, impossible.)
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butsɔ n. 114/25 youth, state of being young, the young generation of about 16-21 years (sem. domains: 4.1.2 - Types of people, 2.6.4.6 - Grow, get bigger, 2.6.4.3 - Youth.) 214/25 age-mate, of the same age Nná bùtsɔ̀ bɔhɔ́ɔ̀? Is he your age? (sem. domains: 4.1.9 - Kinship.) 3of the same level (sem. domains: 8.4.5.2.2 - At the same time.) 4age (sem. domains: 8.4.6.5 - Age.)
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ye v. 1make noise, disturb Bə̀ ná yeke kɨ̀tsô. You people are making too much noise. 2noisy (sem. domains: 3.5.6.1 - Gesture.) 3cry loudly (sem. domains: 3.5.6.5 - Cry, tear.)
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gbɔ 1v. begin, start Kə gbòba na nə̀shîŋ. We are starting at the bottom. Biə ya gbu bə yəŋ (sem. domains: 8.4.6.1.1 - Beginning.) 2n. beginning (sem. domains: 8.4.5.1.2 - First.) 3v. start (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap, 9.4.1.2 - Aspect--dynamic verbs.)
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1v. grow, grow up Wɛŋ nô ná kó fɔ́fɔ́. This child is growing up quickly. (sem. domains: 9.3.1.1 - To a large degree.) 2v. grow (of plants) 3v. grow (sem. domains: 2.1.5 - Hair, 1.5.6 - Growth of plants, 2.6.4.6 - Grow, get bigger.) 4n. growth (sem. domains: 8.1.4.2 - Increase.) 5v. improve (sem. domains: 8.3.7.6 - Improve.) 6v. develop (sem. domains: 8.4.6.5.5 - Modern.) 7grow (sem. domains: 1.6.3 - Animal life cycle, 8.2.2.2 - Tall.) 8improvement (sem. domains: 8.3.7.6 - Improve.)
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nsa n. 19/2; 9/10 something that needs to be judged, (legal) case Wə̀ ná lankə bə̀nsa. You like cases. Nsa yà sǔ kɨ̀yɛ̂ŋ. There are so many cases. 2case (sem. domains: 3.2.2.3 - Evaluate, test.) 3judgement (sem. domains: 3.2.5.1 - Believe.) bənsa
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chitə 1v. help, be of help, assist Na si lə wə chitə mɨ. I want that you should help me. (sem. domains: 4.4.3.5 - Solve a problem, 6.4.2 - Trap, 3.3.2 - Request, 6.8.4.9 - Exchange, trade, 6.8.3.1 - Give, donate, 4.3.4.2 - Help, 8.1.7.3 - Need, 7.3.4.6 - Support.) 2saviour (sem. domains: 4.9.5.7 - Salvation.) 3help (sem. domains: 2.6.3.5 - Help to give birth.)
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ti v. 1always attacking someone Wə̀ ná tí bə ncànyə̀. You are always talking. Wə̀ ná tí bə mɨ. You are always attacking me. 2against (sem. domains: 3.4.2.1.1 - Dislike.) 3hatred (sem. domains: 4.3.3.1 - Hate, ill will, 4.3.2 - Admire someone.)
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fəntɨŋ loc. 1between, in the middle Nná yə̂ŋ mànə fəntɨ́ŋ? Who is that in the middle? (sem. domains: 8.5.1.2.1 - Around, 8.5.1.2.2 - Between.) 2in the middle, the middle, for example of a plant, in the forest (sem. domains: 1.2.1.6 - Forest, grassland, desert, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 3half, half way (sem. domains: 8.1.5.9 - Average, 7.3.6.3 - Limit.) 41/2 at the middle, middle, center (sem. domains: 4.2.6.2 - Sports, 3.1.2.2 - Notice, 8.6.5 - Middle, 7.2.3.4 - Move in, 2.3.1.8.1 - Beautiful, 3.3.3.6 - Control.)
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feŋ v. sharpen, file, for example cutlass, blade, pencil etc. Nná mfènke kɨ̀ncíndə́. I am sharpening a cutlass. (sem. domains: 8.3.2.3.1 - Pointed, 5.4.7 - Care for the fingernails, 6.4.1 - Hunt.)
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chɛbiɛ v. twist Yè cɛbíɛ̀. The snake is coiled up. Gbɨ wu bi lə wa chɛbiɛ.
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jimiɛ normal Na jimiɛhɛ chifinə́ ji. Not being as it was (sem. domains: 8.3.5.3.2 - Unusual.)
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shɔshɔ n. 9/2 hiccough Bə̀shɔshɔ ná funsə wə̀. Hiccoughs are disturbing you. (sem. domains: 2.2.2 - Cough, sneeze, 3.5.1.1.8 - Speak poorly.) bəshɔshɔ
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bambi adv. 1early Na bambi wɛŋ ni yu nə ji. Not as young as you were. (sem. domains: 8.4.6.5.2 - Old, not young.) 2not yet (sem. domains: 8.4.6.4.2 - Not yet.) 3still have energy (sem. domains: 8.1.7 - Enough.) 4still (sem. domains: 9.4.1.3 - Aspect--stative verbs.)
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bɛbɛla n. heron, a kind of bird Bɛbɛla na foto kwa budzaŋ. The heron is seen only during the dry season. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.) bəbɛbɛla
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*fiəŋkə 14 be poor Mmìə̀ nô ná ji wúfìə̀nkə́. That man is poor. (sem. domains: 6.2.5.2 - Crop failure.)
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kweŋ v. blame, accuse Nná nkwènte yù ndzɨ̀ buyî. I am accusing him of stealing. Kweŋ yu kɨbiə Blame him for wrong (sem. domains: 3.5.1.8.1 - Blame.)
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bɔŋ v. melt Shɛ̀ nyî yà yibònko. This butter is melting. Shɛ yi na ya bɔŋ wɨmbɨ ntɨŋ (sem. domains: 1.2.3 - Solid, liquid, gas.)
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fɔndu v. clear (land for planting) (with cutlass) Mfondowa fe:or Nná mfondolɨ. I am clearing. (sem. domains: 6.2.8 - Agricultural tool, 6.5.4.1 - Road, 6.2.1.1.3 - Growing maize, 4.3.6.2 - Tidy, 6.2.2.1 - Clear a field, 1.7 - Nature, environment, 6.2.5 - Harvest, 6.2.1 - Growing crops.)
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kɨŋfaŋ n. 7 be with the habit of sending Wə̀ ná ji bə kɨ̀mfaŋ kɨ̀tsô. You are too much with sending; i.e., you like to send people too much.
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booo ide. 1white Kɨndzu kɨŋ na wusɔ booo kɨtsu. This cloth is very white. (sem. domains: 5.4.3.3 - Dye hair, 8.3.3.3.1 - White, 9.2.8 - Ideophones, 2.5.6 - Symptom of disease.) 2faded (colo