Likpakpaanl – English
faa 1 collect together (c.g. ashes, tomatoes etc.)
faa 2 cf gbaa 1 slap, hit, shoot, fight war, knock, fire (a gun) beat a path by walking, Unachipɔɔn ubaa faa mi, le m ku u. I killed a young man because he struck me.
faa kal cf jenn kal 2 be chased, get up and run
faan 1 frighten somebody Taa cha bibiindam faan mi aan m san. Don't let the wicked frighten me and make me run away.
faan 2 withered, wasted away, paralysed Libuul ngbaani le ubɔr aaŋaal ngbaan faan, le waa ki ŋmaa giin mu. At once the king's arm became paralysed/shrivelled so that he could not pull it back.
faar 1 be wasted, withered, paralyzed, boasting
faar 2 to respect, believe, favour ...le ki lik faar binib bi sunn bibaa taab na. ...but shows favour to those who are humble. (ie. God)
fab inf. var. fae graze, scrape skin, bruise
falaa suffering, sorrow, trouble, hardship, disaster U ji/kan falaa. He suffered. Bi ŋa u falaa. They caused him pain, suffering, trouble.
fam cf beer 2 bɔfam tibɔr 1 for nothing, useless, in vain Uwumbɔr yaa kaa maa lidichal kan, udimaar aatuln ye fam la. Except the Lord build the house the builders work is in vain
fann go down (of swelling)
far sort through, pick out (good from among the useless) Bi gur bi ŋitapun pu le ki far ban tijikaar. They are among the rubbish heaps searching for food.
fe dial. var. fen cf ba 3 ba 3 ba 3 daalpu daalpu na der. of daalpu nan 4 nan 4 nan 4 one day removed from the present M ga fe dan fen I will come tomorrow. fen na der. yesterday, one day removed past Ba ŋa David aa dan nan jin fen na? Why did David not come yesterday?
fee fee dial. var. feŋ feŋ fever, a cold Nkon cha fee fee ti ban u ku timi la. Hunger has made us burn with fever. (made fever want to kill us) 2.5.2 Disease