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gbaravto gather
gbarantaŋunknownsound of a load thrown down (onomatopoeia)
gbaraŋ /agbaraŋnfully grown bull elephant
gbarivto hoard, to gather all
gbasavto lean against
gbasa /agbasanchewing stick
gbata /agbatanshrub, camel foot shrub; the leaf of this shrub is used to bath a child before tribal marks and circumcision are made and later to bath the wound
gbatafɔl /?nbushrope
gbawu /benbachelor, widower, widow
gbawubi /?ncanary bird
gbawuche /benunmarried woman, widow
gbawunyen /benunamarried man, widower
gbɔga /?nsaddle-like carrier made of branches
gbevto give way, to make a detour (to hide oneself), to take a shortcut
gbe ŋ kenivto turn around to look
gbe tovto turn
gbege abar kɔnɔvto quarrel together
gbege tovto hurt terribly
gbelampoadjnot related
gbelɛvto stir at
gbelgevto come down, to descend, to dismount
gbenv1to be tiredŋ gbenI am tired (lit. I tire)2to fail (following a verb); in vain (following a verb)n wora kumo ŋ gben -- I failed (I did it and tired)3to be beyond one's power, to be unbearable, k gben mait is impossible for me, I couldn't do it
gbeŋivundo; remove; brake up, prepare the food "buru" (starch); scatter; destool
gbeŋi /?ndivorce
gbeŋi kedampovto abort, to cause abortion