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ŋmaaripiiknan yennNovemberKpaaraa pamm tuu piin bi karwanta patu ŋmarik na nie.Most farmers begin harvesting their maize in this month.Saak ji tuu nyik baanu ŋmaarik na nie ti pinpaar na.Rains cease to fall in the north here in this month.Ŋmaarii/daa
ŋmaasinsinnnJanuaryŊmarik nae tee binn pinpiik.This is the first month of the year.Ŋmarik na tee mujoont ŋmaarike.This month bush burning is on the ascendency.Ŋmaarii/daa
ŋmabncheatKanput yeta u ki loon wun ŋmab sɔɔ doo na ni.Kanput says he does not want to cheat anybody in this village.Yennu ki liion nurɔ n ŋmab u lɔɔ sonjosiauk ni.God does not want man to cheat his neighbour in any way.Bonlia
ŋmabirvcheatingYennu ki loon ŋmabir.God detastes cheatingKpinkpentɔ nba di ŋmabir u daak tuu baa-e.Any trader that likes cheating risks collapsing his business.Ŋmabir tee yenkɔɔre ki li paati bi bonchiann.Cheating is hated by god and the reward is hazardous.Bonlia
ŋmakirvto squeezeFii wuur tiat a tuu ŋmakir nyinn nyun kure wa ki denn.If you wash clothings you squeeze out the water before you dry.Bik na won soor u baa kobike ki ŋmakir ki kpi.The child held his father's chick and squeezed it to death.RnWBim20
ŋmakitairreg. infl. ofŋmakitir
ŋmakitirirreg. infl.ŋmakitaninstruction, guidelines.N bo saan n wantɔɔ boore maa n gaar ŋmakitir.I want to my teacher to receive guidelines.Li ŋan ki bibaa kurin tur u bik ŋmakitir ki wun nyi biŋaŋ.It is good for every father to give good instruction for the child to become a good person.Mɔk yiikoo siarpaak
ŋmakituvguidanceBik kur loon ŋmakitu ŋaak ni.Every child needs guidance at home.Wanteeb teen waas ŋmakitu-e ki bi tumii gbant.Teachers give guidance to their students to learn.Bonlia
ŋman1valmostBi won tan baar nan baatɔɔ na ki sɔɔ ki u ŋman kpo gbenna.They brought the patient and she was almost dead.Kanmaat n baa saan Kumasi ki wei banubana ŋaan u tan ŋman kun nan jofakonne.Kanmaat stayed very long at Kumasi but he came home with almost an empty pocket.Bonlia
ŋman2vchewLi ki ŋan fii ŋman saansukit chɔt diiuk ni.It is not good to chew gum in the church.N bo ŋman naab nansiŋite ki a baar na.I was chewing fried beef before you came here.RnWBim20Ki nyu koo ki dii
ŋmanayuriiirreg. infl. ofŋmanayuru
ŋmanayuruirreg. infl.ŋmanayuriintype of grassŊmanayurii tee mɔɔt nba ki li konu ton bonchiann.The weeding of this type of grass is so difficult.Ŋmanayurii mantik pia baat niŋe.This type of grass is mostly found in valleys.Mɔɔt
ŋmanbirpl.ŋmanbira1nsmall pigeonŊmanbir won pat u tiauk ni ki baa kpo.A small pigeon accidentally fell from its nest and died.Ŋmanbir ki fit di u tiɔŋu.A small pigeon does not eat by itself.Nɔɔnii
ŋmanbira2nyoung of a pigeonSaak won boo ŋmanbira ki bi ji gbar yukiru.Rain beat young pigeons and they could not fly.Bi daan kaat ŋmanbira banna n ŋaa toorik paak.Four young pigeons were hatched on top of the baobob tree in my house.Nɔɔnii
ŋmanboŋnblack doveMallam won baar n ŋaak ni wonn ki loon ŋmanboŋ wun daa.Mallam came to my house yesterday looking for a black pigeon to buy.Ŋmanboŋ nna won yukir ki tan jak n ŋaa toorik paak daajook.A certain black dove flew and sat on the baobob tree in my house in the evening.Nɔɔnii
ŋmandabɔɔkirreg. infl.ŋmandabɔinkind of wild pigeonŊmandabɔɔk ki gbeŋ ki baar ŋmanboŋu.This type is not as big as the actual pigeon.Ŋmandabɔɔk be muuk nie ki dɔɔ tifɔkit paak. This kind of bird is found in the bush and sleeps on tall trees.Nɔɔnii
ŋmandajuukirreg. infl.ŋmandajuutn bush pigeonŊmandajuuk ŋaan u jenna tifɔkit paake.Bush pigeon lays its eggs on very lofty trees.Ŋmandajuut ki too ki nakii niib nba be siaminba.Bush pigeons never come close to human beings.Nɔɔnii
ŋmandajuutirreg. infl. ofŋmandajuuk
ŋmaniiirreg. infl. ofŋmaŋ
ŋmanjok1irreg. infl.ŋmanjotnmale doveŊman nba yukir na tee ŋmanjoko.The dove that just flew is a male one.Panbot won yek ŋmanjok taya wonn ki kpii.Pangbot shot a male dove with a catapult and killed it yesterday.Nɔɔnii
ŋmanjok2irreg. infl.ŋmanjotnmale pigeonŊmanjok yab ki gar ŋmannaaŋ.The male pigeon is bigger than the female.Ŋmannaaŋi ŋaa jenna ŋɔɔ nan ŋmanjok tuu wɔk li paak ki gaan leebe.The female pigeon lays the egss but both the male and female take turns to brood on the eggs till they hatch.Nɔɔnii