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mbídɛmbídɛ̀n1significance
mbídɛɛhínmbídɛ̀ːhínnthick forest
MbídɛɛhínMbídɛ̀ːhínn.prWestern Bakossi
mbid ń kɔdm̀bìt̚ ń kɔ̀t̚mbid ń kɔdn3/4tree, produces fruits with seeds like cola nuts with white edible coveringSyn.ngwɛsɛl ń kɔdnhud ń kɔd
mbíímbíːmbíín9/10nuts from oil palmElaeis guineensisBébɛnle mbíí mǒl.Oil is made from palm nuts.sɔ́n e mbíísɔ́n è mbíːsɔ́n é mbíín9/10choice palm nut
mbiinedm̀bìːnèt̚Dial.var.mbwiinedn3weaving the edge of a basketSêchagnédé mbiined mé esyɔge.We invited him to do the weaving of the edge of the basket.
mbiined nembìːnèt̚ nèpreppassing through, throughMbiined ne Sáŋgú Yesuɛ mod ǎkǔd eʼchoóchoŋ.Through Jesus a person will receive salvation.
mbím1mbímmbímn9/101fat, swollen upAnsúd mbím.He was huge (from sickness).2oath (most serious one, done in Mwambong for Southern Bakossi, sworn over a file)Asudé mbím.He got a fat belly (due to lying under oath).Syn.melě 1ngəə́lngəl1
mbím2mbímmbímn.mod9/10aliveAwúú mbím e mod.He killed a living person.
mbimbagmbìmbàk̚n9fogSyn.mbag 2mbembag
mbimbánmbìmbánmbimbánn9/10gizzard (of bird, fowl)Mod ambáá mə̂ ádyâg mbimbán.It is the seniour man who eats the gizzard.
mbimbɛdmbìmbɛ̀t̚ntree used for building and for firewood
mbin1mbìnmbinn9/101kind of antelope; black fronted duikerMbin edíi nɛ́ɛ káb, boŋ ewóoʼɛ́ metɔ́n.Mbin is like káb but it has no spots.2white-bellied duikerCephalophus leucogaster
mbin2mbìnmbinn9/10testicleMwɛnchóm ké ahéé awóó mbin.Every man has testicles.
mbin3m̀bìnDial.var.mbwinn3numbness (of limbs)Mbin ńkóbé me á ekuu.His leg became numb.
mbindembìndèmbinden9/10dirtBwěm éʼdé mə́ mbinde.His clothes are dirty.Abɛle mbinde é mekan.He does indecent things.
mbínzémbínzémbínzéDial.var.mbwínzén9/10fishing netBékɛ́ɛ́né mbínzé á edíb.They went to the river with a net.
mbísaŋm̀bísàŋn3huckleberry, black nightshade, leaves used in cookingSolanum nigrumMbísaŋ ḿbóŋné mbaaŋgé káa etɔm.Huckleberry leaves go well with cocoyam or plantain.
mbísɛ́lm̀bísɛ́lmbísɛ́ln3/4cane used for making basketsHypselodelphys scandensBélôŋne mbísɛ́l esyɔge.They make baskets with mbísɛ́l.Cf.esísɛ́l1
mbisoŋm̀bìsòŋn3shoot of elephant grassSêedyákɛ́ mbisoŋ.We dont eat mbisoŋ.
mbitem̀bìtèn3dregs, heavy part (of oil or other liquid which settles to the bottom)Syn.ebíndé
mbóbɛm̀bóbɛ̀n3eyebrowsMbóbɛ ńkə́lé ane mod.That man has large eyebrows.
mbódmbót̚mbódn9/101goat2sheepepálé é mbódèpálé é mbót̚eʼpálé éʼ mbódn7/8he-goat, male goatetyógéd é mbódètjógéɾ é mbót̚eʼtyógéd éʼ mbódn7/8male sheepmbód e mbágedmbóɾ è mbágèt̚n9sheep or goat (given to a society by one who wants to become a member)mbód e nkwɛ́dmbóɾ è ŋkwɛ́t̚n9goat or sheep (given at death of mother or father, roasted and eaten on the spot)mbód e nsubembót̚ è nsùbèn9sheep slaughtered for sacrificennɔn ḿ mbódǹnɔ̀n ḿ mbót̚benɔn bé mbódn3/2shepherdabaá mbódɛàbǎː mbódɛ̀n1rope for tying goats
mbôdm̀bôt̚n3kind of plant (used for making ropes)Béhíde mbôd áyə̄le nkɔɔd.They plait mbôd into a rope.
mbódekɛnɛ́mbódèkɛ̀nɛ́bembódekɛnɛ́ ?n1/2grasshopper