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ŋminirreg. infl.ŋmiŋŋminnan1silent, quietRnWBim20Mabooru paaku2N naa daan kpanin nan bii leki tee linba kur ki jiin n po ŋaan mii ŋmin.My mother advised me that whatever they do against me I should remain quiet.Josef ŋarin ki piak ti diiuk ni, u ŋmine yoo kur.As for Joseph he does not talk in our class, he is always quiet.RnWBim20
ŋminŋminbiiukirreg. infl.ŋmiŋminbiitadjtoo quietLaar tee ŋmimŋminbiiuk daanɔ-e.Laar is a man who is too quiet.Ŋminŋminbiiuk daanɔ ki tee jatuk ka.The man who is too quiet should not be taken for a fool.Bonlia
ŋmiŋŋminnairreg. infl. ofŋmin
ŋmitvto cut someN yɔɔk won miarin a min ŋmit n nant waan ki turɔ.My friend asked me to cut some of my meat for him.Ŋmatee barimin a min ŋmit n tiŋ waan ki turɔ ki wun maa u ŋaak.Matee begged me to cut some of my land for him to build his house.
ŋmitirvcut (instructive)Ŋmitir saab waan ki turin man di.Cut some food for me to eat.Ŋmitir a tiŋ nba be Dootik na waan ki turin ki min ko kpaab.Cut some of your land at Dootik for me to make a farm.
ŋmuuvto pierce, injectNaakpaarik na bo saan muuk ni ki kunkonn saa ŋmuu u taar.The herds boy went to the bush and a thorn pierced his leg.Konjit bo saan nan u bik dɔkta ki saa ŋmuu biyɔɔrɔ peenu dinna.Konjit took her baby to the clinic and had her vaccinated against measles.RnWBim20