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O jɨ nɨ̂ ǹjɨ̀m àbo, njɨ nɨ mûm àbo?provWill you betray your close friend?
Ò nɨ sɔ̀ʼɔ̀ ǹtsya mbɔɔ̀ yi?prov1The spoon cannot be greater than its maker2The child cannot be greater or wiser than the parent
Omegan.propOmega
exclexclamation
òomoodyou will (short of /ò ka/), second person singular F0)
Òo yǐ kwo ɨ fɨ̀ɨ nda nɨ̂ ǹtaà ghô.prova curse. You will die and lock the door with your feet; the meaning is that the person is so wicked that he cuts himself from others, even his siblings and no one wants to be with him and so he will likely die alone with the door lockedǸdè Mâŋkàʼa a kwo mfɨɨ nda nɨ̀ ǹtaà yi.Mama Manka’a died and locked the house with her leg.