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mbálembálèn10truthÉdé mbále.It is true.
mbálémbálémbálén9/10yellow tassel flower; kind of herb (used to treat wounds and sores)Emilia coccinia
ḿbalêḿbàlên3strong rope used for trapping animals
mbálé e mbáámbálé è mbáːn9kind of shrub (with flowers)
mbálé esadmbálé èsàt̚mbálé ésadn9/10kind of grass, weed (with medicinal use)
mbammbàmnkind of forest fruitBuchholzia tholloniana ?Syn.mban
mbámm̀bámn31edge2slope (of hill)mbám mé eʼkɛm̀bám mé èʔkɛ̀n3edge of the enclosure
mbambɛmbàmbɛ̀nedible brownish caterpillar
mbambúmbàmbúmbambún9/101cowrie shellMbambú ebédé mɔné bɔɔ́b.Cowrie shells served as money in the past.2(casting) lots
mbamembàmèndigression
mbam e mǐmmbàm è mǐmmbam é mǐmn9/10container, jug of wineApiinédé sé mbam e mǐm áyə̄le kwééd.He brought us a big jug of wine for the death celebration.
mbám méʼkɛ́ɛmbám méʔkɛ̂ːn1/2kind of bird, grey-backed camaropteraCamaroptera brachyura
mbâmtɛnm̀bâmtɛ̀nn31pressing down2excuseCf.âbammbâmtɛn mé edəŋgem̀bâmtɛ̀n mé èdə̀ŋgèn3infectious loveCf.edyəŋge
mbanmbànnkind of tree (whitish kernels from the fruit are used medicinally)Buchholzia thollonianaSyn.mbam
mbaŋ1mbàŋmbaŋn9/10tattoo marksAkwɛlé mə́ mbaŋ á yə̌l.He cut tattoo marks on his body.nkwɛle ḿ mbaŋǹkwɛ̀lè ḿ mbàŋnkwɛle ḿ mbaŋn3/4cuts (with medicine rubbed in for strength or protection)Syn.ngwɛle
mbaŋ2m̀bàŋmbaŋDial.var.mbwaŋn3/4kernel (of oil palm)Sáŋgó Ntɔ́gɛɛ awagáá nɛ́ɛ muú mé ekíd é mbaŋ.Chief Ntoko was a very effective man. Lit.: He pained like fire from palm nut shells.Syn.esembe
mbaŋ e súumbàŋ è sûːmbaŋ é súun9/10kind of fish, lives in deep waterMicralestes humilis
mbapɛɛmbàpɛ̀ːPl.bembapɛɛn1/2disciple
mbásámbásáDualambásáwedge, plug, crossncross (on grave, etc., sign on paper)
mbebmbèp̚nbelt, girdleSɛ́ Samɛɛ ahédé mbeb á alín dé eʼsáá ábe béechyaa, ábɛl nɛ́n éʼbooted acháa.Mr. Same has put a belt on the trunk of an unproductive plum tree so as to constrain it to become productive.
mbébm̀bép̚mbéb1n3/4bad, evil, sinAdé mbéb nɛ́ɛ mbwɛ́.He is bad as a dog.2n.mod3/4intensifier; very, a lot, muchKém édyâg kaké mbéb.Monkeys eat cocoa a lot.abaa dé mbébàbàː dé mbép̚n5wickednessAne mod awóó abaa dé mbéb.That man is wicked. Lit.: That man has a bad liver.nyam e mbébɲàm è mbép̚nyam é mbébn9/10bad, destructive animal
mbêbmbêp̚Dial.var.ofmbêdDial.var.ofmbéed
mbêdmbêt̚Dial.var.mbêbDial.var.ofmbéed
mbeémběːmbeén9/101pot2depression (in ground)Cf.mbeé e takumbeé e hyəgmběː è hjə̀k̚mbeé é hyəgn9/10clay pot