Kasem - English


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ŋaare v hurt, be uncomfortable { n yeila ŋaare your teeth are 'on edge' }
ŋale A1 v be tearful, shed tears (in relation to grief at funerals) { O yia ŋale mo. Her eyes became tearful. }
ŋo [L ] C1 (ŋoga) v twist, make rope { O wora o ŋo ŋwane mo. He is making ropes. } cf: ŋona.
ŋoa [L ] n guinea_worm (domain: 1.6.1.9 - Small animals.)
ŋoga ŋo v twisted
ŋoke [L ] A1 (dialect: ŋweke) v squeeze juice out cf: ŋwɛɛge.
ŋoleme v be weak, buckle, give way { O nɛ sem ŋoleme. His legs cannot support him. }
ŋolo n hoe ring, holds blade to hoe handle (domain: 6.2.8 - Agricultural tool.)
ŋona [H ] KA/SE (dialect: ŋwana) n rope, string, thread (domain: 7.5.4.1 - Rope, string.) cf: ŋo. [ gare-ŋona , na-ŋona ]
ŋone v form a boil on the skin (domain: 2.5.2.2 - Skin disease.) [ der. wo-ŋoŋo ]
ŋoo n thing { ŋoo maama everything } cf: woŋo.
ŋɔ C4 (ŋɔga) v steal; act deceitfully, stealthily { Ba ŋɔge mo ba nii. They secretly watched. } cf: ŋweeno.
ŋɔga ŋɔ v stole
ŋɔge A1 v suck { Bu wom ŋɔge yele. The child sucked at the breast. }
ŋɔn-daale (from ŋɔne) n scar
ŋɔn-lɔŋɔ (from ŋɔne, -lɔŋɔ) n scar left by a burn or wound { Choro ye ŋɔn-dale mo, de ba saara. Kinship is like a scar, it never disappears. }
ŋɔn-pwona (from ŋɔne, -pwona) n boil
ŋɔne [M ] n sore, infection in skin { ŋɔn-dwoŋo an old sore } (domain: 2.5.2.2 - Skin disease.) [ ŋɔn-daale , ŋɔn-lɔŋɔ , ŋɔn-pwona ]
ŋɔŋa [R ] (pl: ŋwɛ) (der. of ŋɔɔne) n speech, act of speaking { Yé ta-n cheigi o ŋwɛ. Don't pay any attention to what he says. } (domain: 3.5.2 - Make speech.)
ŋɔŋɔ [M ] (ŋwaano) n tendon [ jana-ŋɔŋɔ ]
ŋɔɔ [L ] ideo loudly, with distress, e.g. wailing, a swarm of bees (domain: 2.3.2.4 - Loud.)
ŋɔɔne A1 v speak, talk, complain { Yé ta-n ŋɔɔna. Don't say any more about it. | ŋɔɔne taane discuss a case | Ba ŋɔɔne ba pa-o. They spoke in his defence. } (domain: 3.5.2 - Make speech.) [ der. ŋɔŋa ]
ŋuru [M ] KO/TE n anthrax (cattle disease but can infect humans)
ŋuuni [L ] v groan, growl, complain
ŋuura (der. of ŋuuri) n roaring noise