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pipe v to suck pipe kɔnɔ to kiss
piŋi /apiŋi n gown
pintiŋ /apintiŋ n timbrel
pin v to understand, to discover, to recognize
pimpiŋ /apimpiŋ n pestle (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant.)
pili v to twist
pibinyɛn /bibinyɛn n son
pibiche /bibiche n daughter, niece
pibi mo kul n son in law
pibi be eche n daughter in law
pibi be beche n daughters in law (when the son has more than one wife)
pibi /bibi n freeborn child (from own or larger family)
piaga v to carry a child
pɛtɛ /apɛtɛ n waterturtle (green with yellow spots) (sem. domains: 1.6 - Animal.)
pɛshɛ v to study (i.e. watching a person), to note, to notice
pɛlpɛl adj shining brightly
pɛl v to play
v to catch baaŋ pɛ ŋ kaŋɛ fanɛ - they will possibly say (they may say)
peya belonging to (following a noun) cheche na la Kofi peya that bicycle belongs to Kofi (is Kofi's)
petɛr v to mash
pete /apete n vulture (sem. domains: 1.6 - Animal.)
pete 1v to forbid (said of God only), 2v stalk, cut, tiptoe (like a cat) 3to rise, coming to life ( of the sun)
peso adj smooth, fine nyifu peso smooth flour
pesaŋ to v to disperse
perentuwa /aperentuwa n bottle