Kasem - English


la₁ [H ] B1 (impf: lae; past: lage) v collect, gather together { Ba lage sabu. They collected money. | Ba yeini ba la daane. They usually meet together. } (domain: - Collect, 7.5.1 - Gather.) [ laro ]
la₂ [H ] B1 (impf: lae; past: lage) v incise, write, draw, make marks (as a record) { n la sampara you incise facial markings } (domain: 7.8.3 - Cut, - Draw, paint, - Write.)
la₃ [M ] n sympathy, sorrow, commiseration (domain: - Show sympathy, support.) [ idiom de-n-la ]
laam [H ] (dialect: naam) temp pt next, then, now (domain: - Immediately, - Next.) [ der. lankam ]
laanchega [LM ] KA/SE (pl: laanche) n Flappet Lark (bird) (domain: - Bird.)
laare₁ [L ] A1 v yell, shout out, cry out (in distress)
laare₂ [H ] A1 v stretch out e.g. to reach something
laare₃ DE/YA n crack, cranny, hole
laaro n pl unmatured Dawadawa fruits (domain: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
labaare DE/YA n news { Kasem Labaare Kasem language newspaper } (domain: - Newspaper, - News, message.)
lae₁ [M ] (der. of lana) v st be good, nice { O keina ba lae. His deeds are not good. } (domain: 8.3.7 - Good.)
lae₂ impf. of la v collects
lae₃ impf. of la v incises
laga [L ] v st look for, seek, want, like { Bɛ mo o laga? What does he want?; What is he looking for? } (domain: 7.6.1 - Search, 3.3 - Want, - Like, love.) [ ka-laga ]
lage₁ [R ] v aux be about to { O lage o te. He is about to die. | Yaga lage ka jage. Market is about to disperse. } (domain: - Tense.)
lage₂ past of la v collected
lage₃ past of la v incised
lage-lage [HH ] ideo very weak, lacking energy (domain: 2.5.1 - Sick.)
lagese v lap water with the tongue (e.g. a dog)
lam DE (der. of lana) n beauty, goodness { Momwɛ ná gaale ni, ko daa dae lam. When the nose is longer than the mouth, this is no longer (a sign of) beauty.; You can have too much of a good thing! } [ der. lanno ]
lambworo dialect of nambworo
lamma lana v st be_good syn: lana.
lampwoo [LH ] n tax { lampwoo-jwoŋinu, lampwoo-laro tax-collector }
lana [R ] (lamma) v st be good, beautiful, pure, fine { Gɔrɔ kom tiini ko lana. The cloth is very nice. | O boboŋa lana. His thoughts are pure. } syn: lamma. [ der. -laao , der. lae , der. lam ]