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fr. var.11viknow2vtunderstand; perceive; comprehendKaa mə̀ sɨ atû ya nɨ̂ ànnù ma yû zî.I do not understand this matter.Synzi atûhave insight (about sth); understand sthtɨ̀zînnignorant person; one who does not know (a thing)ignorance; innocenceǹzî21ger9knowing2infto knowzi atûvthave insight (about sth); understand sth
fr. var. ofvcomeder.ǹzî1comingto comeder.ǹzî1comingto comeder.zìnə̂1walk withph. v.zǐ akòrə̀ nɨzìwalk; live; conduct; behave
zǐ akòrə̀ nɨzìph. v. ofàkòrə̀nɨ̀zìvtwalk; live; conduct; behaveNɨ̀ ka nzi akòrə̀ nɨzî yuu nɨ mânjì mɨ̀tsyɛ̀ bu bɨ bə̀ bɨ abɛɛ.Walk in wisdom toward outsiders.Synmɨ̀ghɨ̀rə̀nə̀mɨnnùcharacter; behaviourǹzî àkòrə̀ nɨzìwalking; conducting; living; behavingto walk; to conduct; to live, to behave
zi atûph. v. ofàtû1 3vthave insight (about sth); understand sthSyn2ǹzî àtûhaving understanding; having insightto understand; to have insight
zìnə̂1der. ofvwalk withǹzìnə̂1walking withto walk with
zìnə̂2viknow (of many people)ǹzìnə̂2ger91knowing (of many people)Bə̀ lɛ mburə nzinə mbuu annǔ ajɨrə̀ yìi mə a lɛ ntswe a Korinto aa.People obviously knew what manner of immorality was practice in Corinth.2to know (of many people)
zùsə̂vimprove; lessen; lightenǹzùsə̂1gerlightening (the effect of); lessening; improving; instigating2infto lighten (the effect of); to lessen; to improve; to instigate
zwîvar. ofywî1vtbreak (a hollow container, e.g. calabash, bottle)der.ǹzwî2breaking (container like bottle)to break (container like bottle)
zwǐ1vibreathe2visnoreǹzwî1var. ofǹywî1ger9breathing2infto breathzwìtə̂vibreath in short breaths
zwìʼìn1wild bean plant that produces an itchy powder
zwìʼîvar.ywìʼîvi(of termites), send out soldiers to guard exit in readiness for flight of female termites
zwitə̂var.ywitə̂vtkillǹzwìtə̂1ger91killing2to kill
zwìtə̂der. ofzwǐvibreath in short breathsǹzwìtə̂2breathing in short breaths; pantingto breathe in short breaths; to pant
zwûvar.ywûvicrowd; team; appear in great numbers of crowdsǹzwû1ger9crowding; teaming; appear in great number; appearing in great number or as a crowd2infto team; to appear in great number or as a crowd; to crowd
zwugɨmɨbàbɨ̀zwugɨmɨbàvar.ywugɨmɨbàn1/2species of wasp, usually very tiny in size
zwùmə̂var.ywùmə̂vtfasten
zwutə̂var.ywùmtə̂vtclose; enfold
zyàbɨzyàfr. var. ofyàndânrafter
zyǎ1vexpress regret
zyǎ2var. ofvtcarry on the shouldersder.ǹzyâcarrying on the shouldersto carry on the shoulders