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e1ēprepat the, to the, in theMmɛ̀ na sɛ̀ʼɛ ewú̧ e Ǹkún.I attend market at Nkun.
e2ēpronthey (used to suppress the agent)E kema nde tɔ̀rɔ̀ ebwó kè sò bo.They don't eat without washing hands.
é1éprepto (infinitive marker)é ŋwɛ̀ʼrɛ̀ Engwo na é bɛɛrɛ.To write Engwo is to learn it.
é2épronthey (subject to suppress agent often joint with tense marker), infinitive markerÉ zéʼ ngwò zɔ̂ʼ angú.When they come you should call me.
è1èpronhe/she (short form of 'engo')È na tsɔ̀mɔ awé?Where does he stay?
è2èv.auxpast tense marker (immediate past: P1)Awɔ̀rɔ́ è bwɛ̂n.Aworo has arrived.
êêpronthey (subject before immediate past)
ebàēbàadjbeside, near
ebâēbâabân3/6side (of something), wall
èbaakinèbǎːkīnn19tree (type of sticky red sap tree)
ebâ àŋwɛ̀ʼrɛ̀ēbâ àŋwɛ̀ʔɾɛ̀abâ àŋwɛ̀’rɛ̀n3/6blackboard (wall blackboard)
ebájìēbádʒìabájìn3/6river bank
ebâmēbâmabâmn.num3/6billion (1,000,000,000)
ebánēbánabánn5/6breast, udder, milk
ebândɔēbândɔ̄abândɔn5/6wall (of house)
ebânjìēbândʒìabânjìn5/6road side
ebán kámáēbán kámán5milk
ebán mɛrɛēbán mɛ̄ɾɛ̄vcurdled milk, cottage cheese
ebán zɔ́mɔ́ēbán zɔ́mɔ́n5milk (dry)
ébàŋàbɔ̀ébàŋàbɔ̀n1crowd of people, enormous crowd
ébàŋàghòébàŋàɣòn1enormous crowd
ebáráēbáɾáabárán5/6injunction, prohibition
ebàráēbàɾáadjbeside, near
ebé1ēbéabén5/6birth (act of birth), procreationEbé Yesô à nú afwɔ́ a Bɛtɛ̀lɛ̀hɛ̂m.The birth of Jesus took place in Bethlehem.
ebé2ēbéintwhich ones?: used for nouns of class 2Éla mbú ngɛ ne ebé?Which ones are my things.