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1conjbut
2advsotəə tsiʼì lâadvsoon, immediately; as son as possible
laaadvso; like thatMàʼàtə annù ya laà.Leave the matter like that. Don't bother.Synlialike that; so
laà11adjclean; pure; clear (of water)À sìʼi ɨtsə̀ʼə̀ jya kaa ɨ waʼà laà.He has washed the clothes and they are not clean.Kaa ŋ̀kì wa ɨ sɨ̀ laà.The Water is not clean (not pure).2adjclear (of mind, head), understand wellNɨ yu'u tâ à nansə laa atu bù mə kaa mə̀ sɨ ghuu baàListen, and let it be clear to you that I do not hate you.3adjmorally clean; morally pure; cleansed from moral filth or sinNɨ̀ghàà nɨ Nwî nìi mə mə̀ dɨ̀ʼɨ̀ mə̂ a mbo bù aa, nɨ ghɨ̀rə̀ mə̂ mə tâ nɨ̀ laa.Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you.Jn 15:3tâ àləə Mû yì Yesu tâ à siʼi ŋgɔ̀ŋ ɨ̀bɨ̂ yìʼinə̌ ɨ tsɨ̀mə̀.and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.1 Jn 1:7M̀bɔɔnə a mbo bə̀ bìi mə mɨ̀ntɨɨ̀ myaa mɨ laa aà, ǹloŋ mə bo ka yǐ yə Nwî.“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.Mt 5:8àlàatûn7being sober; sobriety; being clear minded; clear-mindedness
laà2adjholyǎ lɔ̀gə̀ ghuu ɨ zǐ tɛʼɛ a nsi yu tsǒ bə̀ bìi bɨ laa màŋsə̀.in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him.Col 1:22laa màŋsə̀adjholy
laà3advso; that waymàʼàtə laàexplet it be; it does not matter
laâ1vtcookǹlàâ1gerinfcookingto cook
laâ2v.adjto be clear; understand; understandablelaansə̂vtclarifyǹlàâ21gerunderstanding; being clear2infto understand; to be clear
lààbɨ̀làà1n1/2tree sp.Euphorbia tirucalli2n1sticky sap of a tree used at times as glue to set trap for birds3n1/2sap from tree used as glue, sap from plantain
làâ1vmourn
làâ2vdo blacksmithingSyntwî2 2forge (of blacksmith)
laa maŋsə̂vibe holyǹlaa maŋsə̀being holyholinessHoly One; the Holy Oneto be holy
laanə̂vtclarify; explain
làànə̂1vibe level (of piece of land)2viflat/level, become
laansə̂der. oflaâ2vtclarifyǹlaansə̂making understandable; making (it) clearto make understandable; to make (it) clear
làànsə̂1vtlevel up a piece of land for a play ground
làànsə̂2vtspread; publish; circulate news or informationǹlàànsə̂1gerspreading (news or information)2infto spread (news or information)
lààntèntə̀n1Sodom appleCalotropis procera
làʼàpartfocus particle pointing to the person being talked about or who has done the act
làʼâvisay
làʼà boŋconjcontra-expectation conjunctionMə̀ ghɨrə mbaaa ŋghə mə à nɨ Lum mə a zì, làʼ̀à boŋ a bàŋnə zi Nɨbàʼà.I thought it was Lum who would come but it was instead Neba coming.
laʼanə̂viget stuckÀkwɛ̀ɛ̀ fɨbwɛ̀ a laʼanə ghu ntɔŋ.A fish bone has is stuck in his neck.
lâlàadvlike this
lâmbɨ̀lâmn1/2lamp