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possmy; mine
jàkâsìbɨ̀jàkâsìn1/2jackass; donkey
jàʼâ1vscatter2vtscatter; spread (a disease); litter; squander; misuse3vtto cause disorder; to make a place dirty and disorderlyjàʼànə̂viscatter
jàʼa ŋkabə̀ph. v. ofjàʼâ 1ŋ̀kabə̀nsquander moneySynta ŋgɨʼɨ nɨ̂ ŋ̀kabə̀squander moneynjàʼa ŋkabə̀squandering moneyto squander money
jàʼànə̂der. ofjàʼâviscatter
jaŋəbɨ̀jaŋən1/2tree sp.
jasə̂vbother; pester; bend somebody’s earTsùù nàa kɨ jasə.Do not pester me.ǹjas̀ə̂1ger9bothering; pestering; bending somebody’s ear2infto bother; to pester; to bend sb’d ear
jàwâvigo aheadJàwâ sɨ̀ ghɛɛ!Come and let us go!
jènsə̀vtplugàjènsə̀n7/8plugǹjènsə̀1ger9plugging2infto plug
jɛɛbɨ̀jɛɛn1/2multimammate rat; small striped ratMastomys spp.dark, lives in family in holes. Uncertain id.
jɛ̀ɛ̂vurinate
jɛ̀ɛ̀ŋkə̂1vjet; come out in jetsBɨ kɨ̀ ghɔ̀ɔ̂ ǹyə̀rə wa a jɛɛ̀ŋkə̀.The thief was so beaten that he passed out jets of urine.Syntsɛ̀ɛ̀ŋkə̂shine brilliantly; dazzle; dazzling
jɛ̀ɛ̀ŋkə̂21v.adjdazzle; shine brightly; shine brilliantly2vishine very brightly; very clean, shinyǹjɛ̀ɛ̀ŋkə̂1ger9shining brilliantly; dazzling2ger9to shine brilliantly or brightly; to dazzle3ger9urinating (several, much)4infto urinate (several)5ger9shining brilliantly6infto shine brilliantly
jɛʼɛ̂vfeedǹjɛ̀ʼɛ̂1ger9feeding2infto feed
jɛrəbɨ̀jɛrən1/2skinny but very tasty rat
jɛ̀rə̀bɨ̀jɛ̀rɛ̀n1/2rat sp.lives in holes
jɛrɨkə̂v.adjhoarse, beǸjì yì ɨ jɛrɨkə.His voice is hoarse
jɛtə̂vpack holes; fill in holes with stuff
jə̀kɨ̀tə̂v.adjbe malnourishedàjə̀kɨ̀tə̀n7kwashiorkor; severe malnutritionǹjə̀kɨ̀tə̀n1malnourished child; retarded child/personTsə̀ Ǹjə̀kɨ̀tə̀Che Malnourished/Che, who is malnourishedǹjə̀kɨ̀tə̂1ger9being malnourished2infto be malnourished
jə̀ʼə̂vibelch
jə̀ŋn1type of plant (leaves used to treat soar throat)
jəŋnə̂1vibe sorry; be sad
jəŋnə̂2vihangǹjə̀ŋnə̂11ger9hanging2infto hang
jiposshis
cmn cl. 8 & 10 adjective Concord markerŋ̀gàŋŋghɨ̀rə ɨnnù jî bɨ̂nsinner