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afɨa ekwia [āfɣáēkʷíá] (pl. efɨa ekwie) n 7/8. prostitute. syn: akwàlà. B. fɨa ekwiəke. Bpl. fɨa ekwive. C. fɨa ekwia. Cpl. fɨa ekwiu.
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akwiyne [ākpíɲné] (pl. ekwiyne) n 7/8. 1balance. 2change.
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anjwi [āndʒʷí] (pl. enjwi) n 7/8. army ant, soldier ant. B. njwike. Bpl. njwive. C. njwia. Cpl. njwie.
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anyìə zhwi vê ndômə̀ [āɲīɜ̀ʒʷīvèndʊ̂mɜ̀] (pl. ghɔnyìə zhwi endômə̀) n 1/2. brother-in-law. Bpl. ghɔnyìə zhwi endômə̀ghe.
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anyìə zhwi vê zəyn [āɲīɜ̀ʒʷīvêzɜ̄ɲ] (pl. ghɔnyìə zhwi ezənə) n 1/2. sister-in-law. Bpl. ghɔnyiə zhwi zəynghe.
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ashɨ̂ŋə̀ ekwiəke [āʃɨ̂ŋɜ̀ēkʷíɜ́ké] (pl. teshɨ̂ŋə̀ te kwiəte) n 7/13. harvest season.
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ashwi [āʃʷí] (pl. eshwi) n 7/8. inner soft part of a bamboo. B. shwike. Bpl. shwive. C. shwia. Cpl. shwie.
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ashwiyn [āʃʷīɲ] (pl. eshwiyn) n 7/8. musical instrument made of a pipe. B. shwiynke. Bpl. shwiynve. C. shwina. Cpl. shwine.
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ashwîyn [āʃʷîɲ] (pl. eshwîyn) n 7/8. tick. B. shwîynkè. Bpl. shwîynvè. C. shwîna. Cpl. shwînè.
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atɛ ekwìa [ātɛ̄ēkpìà] (pl. etɛ ekwì) n 7/8. pillow.
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awiyn [āwíɲ] (pl. ewiyn) n 7/8. any grass used for thatching. B. wiynke. Bpl. wiynve. C. wina. Cpl. wune.
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azâʼ ezhwìà [āza᷇ʔéʒʷìà] (pl. ezhɔ̂ʼ ezhwì) n 7/8. any mushroom that is not edible.
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azhwìsè [āʒʷìsè] (pl. ezhwìsè) n 7/8. breath. B. zhwìsèkè. Bpl. zhwìsève. C. zhwìsèa. Cpl. zhwìsèe.
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chwì epane [tʃʷìèpáné] n 9. sunshine.
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chwìə èpi [tʃʷìɜ̄èpī] (pl. sechwìə se pise) n 9/10. omen. Bpl. chwìə se pise.
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chwìə₁ [tʃʷìɜ̄] (pl. sechwìə) 1n 9/10. mark. 2n 9/10. sign. 3n 9/10. point. Bpl. chwìəse.
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chwìə₂ [tʃʷìɜ̄] (pl. sechwìə) n 9/10. hour. Bpl. chwìəse.
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echinəkwiyn n. underneath the bed.
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èchwì [ètʃʷì] n 9. 1daytime. 2daylight.
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eghaŋse wǐyn [ēɣáŋse᷇wǐɲ] n 5. pride.
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ekum ə ewiyn [ēkúmɜ́ēwǐɲ] n 5. regret, mourn, be sorrowful, be sad.
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ekwî₁ [ēkʷî] (pl. mkwî) n 3/6a. bed. B. kwîve. C. kwîe.
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ekwî₂ [ēkʷî] (pl. tekwî) n 5/13. journey, trip. B. kwîze. Bpl. kwîte. C. kwîè.
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ekwînè [ēkʷînè] (pl. tekwînè) n 5/13. movement. B. kwînèze. Bpl. kwînète. C. kwînèe.
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ekwiyn [ēkpíɲ] (pl. əkwiyn) n 5/6. bean. B. kwiynze. Bpl. kwiynghe. C. kwiyn. Cpl. kwunə.
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ekwîyn [ēkpîɲ] (pl. tekwîyn) n 5/13. tail. B. kwîyn.
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ekwiynê [ēkpíɲnê] n 5. change. B. kwiynêzè. C. kwiynêe.
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elûʼ e shuə ne wiyn [ēlu᷇ʔéʃúɜ́néwǐɲ] (pl. telûʼ teshuə ne wiynte) n 3/13. bathing place. B. lûʼ e shuə ne wiynve. Bpl. lûʼ teshuə ne wiynte. C. lûʼ e shuə ne wune.
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elwiyn₁ [ēlʷíɲ] (pl. telwiyn) n 5/13. fruit sp.. B. lwiynze. Bpl. lwiynte. C. lwiyne.
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elwiyn₂ [ēlʷíɲ] (pl. telwiyn) n 5/13. incapability. Wuə elwiyn kiŋə ndɛ vəyn ezhukwulə. B. lwiynze. Bpl. lwiynte. C. lwiyne.
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engwitê [ēŋgʷítê] (pl. tengwitê) n 5/13. hem. B. ngwitêze. Bpl. ngwitête. C. ngwitêe.
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enjwî₁ [ēndʒʷî] (pl. tenjwî) n 3/13. lake. B. njwîvè. Bpl. njwîtè. C. njwîe.
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enjwî₂ [ēndʒʷî] n 5. bitterness. B. njwîze. C. njwîe.
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etue kwì Lit. head + bed. n. head of a bed.
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etuʼ ezhwì [túʔéʒʷì] (pl. tetuʼ tezhwìtè) n 3/13. day after burial. B. tuʼ ezhwìvè. Bpl. tuʼ tezhwìtè. C. tuʼ ezhwìe.
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etwi [ētʷí] n 3. ritual performed on widows. B. twive. C. twie.
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etwîyn [ētʷîɲ] n 5. oldness. B. twîynzè. C. twîne.
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ewəf ewiyn [ēwɜ́féwi᷅ɲ] n 8. skeleton.
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ewìyn [ēwìɲ] (pl. tewìyn) n 5/13. grasshopper. B. wìynze. Bpl. wìynte. C. wùne.
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ewîyn [ēwi᷇ɲ] (pl. mwîyn) n 3/6a. 1body. 2skin. 3fever. B. wîynve. Bpl. wîynm. C. wûne.
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ewîyn ə wûəe [ēwu᷇nɜ́wûɜ̀è] n 3. tree sp..
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ewîyn kase [ēwi᷇ɲkásé] (pl. mwiyn mekasəm) n 3/6a 3/6a. 1malaria. 2fever.
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ewîyn twɔe [ēwi᷇ɲtʷɔ́ē] n. health.
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ewîyn zafe [ēwi᷇ɲzáfé] (pl. mwiyn me zafə̂m) n 3/6a. pain.
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ewiyn zom [ēwi᷇ɲzo᷇m] (pl. mwiyn mezom) n 3/6a. nakedness.
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ewìynewìyn [éwìɲnéwìɲ] a. exuberant.
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ezhwi fɨàfè [ēʒʷífɣàfè] n 3. 1fork (in path). 2crossroads, intersection.
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ezhwi sae [ēʒʷísáé] n 5. sunrise.
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ezhwi₁ [ēʒʷí] (pl. tezhwi) n 5/13. sun. B. zhwize. Bpl. zhwite. C. zhwie.
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ezhwi₂ [ēʒʷí] n 5. killing. B. zhwize. C. zhwie.
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ezhwiə chɨŋə cham [ēʒʷíɜ́tʃɨ́ŋɜ̄tʃám] n 5. sunrise.
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ezhwiə chɔŋɔ cham [ēʒʷíɜ́tʃɔ́ŋɔ́tʃám] n 5. dawn.
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ezhwiə fɔ̀nə nyâm [ēʒʷíɜ́fɔ̀nɜ̄ɲâm] n 5. sunset.
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ezhwiə tsôè₁ [ēʒʷíɜ́tsôè] (pl. tezhwi tə tsôtè) n 5/13. water animal that looks like a snake.
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ezhwiə tsôè₂ [ēʒʷíɜ́tsôè] (pl. tezhwi tə tsôtè) n 5/13. current (river, stream).
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əchwî [ɜtʃʷî] adv. in the sun.
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̍̀̍̍̍̍̍̍̍̍̍̍̍̍̍fechwî [fētʃʷi᷇] (pl. mchwî) n 19/6a. animal sp.. Bpl. chwîmè. C. chwîfe. Cpl. chwîm.
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fèlamas fe njwiəfe [fèlàmâsfēndʒʷíɜ́fé] (pl. m̀lamas mə enjwîəm) n 19/6a. grapefruit.
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fengaŋ fə mbû zhwife [fēŋgáŋfɜ́mbu᷆ʒʷīfē] (pl. mgaŋ mə mbû zhwisɛ) n 19/6a. bridge of nose.
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fènjwìnjya [fèndʒʷìndʒʲa᷅] (pl. m̀njwìnjya) n 19/6a. one who express extreme anger. Bpl. njwìnjyâmè. Cpl. njwìnjyâm.
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fènjyà va ewìyn [fèndʒʲàvāéwìɲ] n 19. skinny person.
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fètə̂chwì [fètɜ̂tʃʷì] n 19. noon.
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fewiyn [fēwíɲ] (pl. mwiyn) n 19/6a. fern. B. wiynfe. Bpl. wiynmè. Cpl. wiynm.
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fezhwi [fēʒʷí] (pl. mzhwi) n. tool used for extracting bad liquids from the body.
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kwìə mù [kʷìɜ́mù] n 9. namesake.
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kwiyn ə mkàʼà [kpíɲɜ̄mkàʔà] n 2. bean cultivar.
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kwiyn ə msɛ [kʷíɲɜ̄msɛ̄] n 2. bean cultivar.
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kwìynchyaʼ [kpìɲtʃʲaʔ] (pl. sekwìynchyaʼ) n 9/10. sponge. Bpl. kwìynchyaʼse.
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kyìŋ è njwì [kʲìŋèndʒʷì] (pl. sekyìŋ se njwìsè) n 9/10. grass sp.. Bpl. kyìŋ se njwìsè.
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mbûʼ ə zhwi [mbûʔɜ̀ʒʷī] (pl. sembuʼ sə zhwise) n 9/10. nose. Bpl. mbuʼ sə zhwise.
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nyìə zhwi [ɲìɜ̀ʒʷī] (pl. nyìə zhwiə) n 1/2. mother-in-law. Bpl. nyìə zhwighe.
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pɛ̀zhwi [pɛ̀ʒʷí] (pl. pɛzhwiə) n 1/2. father-in-law. Bpl. pɛzhwighe.
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pfɨ̀è wìyn [pfɨ̀èwìɲ] (pl. pfɨ̀ se wìynse) n 9/10. skin. Bpl. pfɨ̀ se wìynse.
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se chwì [sētʃʷì] v. open (tr).
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se chwìsè [sētʃʷìsè] v. spot, sign, stain, etc. on sth..
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se chwìtè₁ [sētʃʷìtè] v. show. syn: se tyə̀yn.
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se chwìtè₂ [sētʃʷìtè] v. 1open up. 2blow.
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se fàŋtə kwì [sēfàtɜ̄kʷì] v. obtain something in an indirect but sincere way.
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se ghaŋsewiyn [sēɣáŋse᷇wi᷇ɲ] v. boast, brag.
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se kɛsə ndwìsè [sēkɛ́sɜ̃ndʷìsè] v. 1fix, repair (a car). 2raise up. 3lift up.
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se kwî [sēkpì] v. open.
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se kwì₁ [sēkʷì] v. harvest (maize).
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se kwì₂ [sēkʷì], [sēkʷì], [sēkpì] v. 1move (intr). 2travel, go on a trip. 3walk.
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se kwite [sēkpítê] v. open several sth..
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se kwiyne [sēkpíɲnê] v. alter, change (tr).
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se kwiynə fi [sēkpíɲnɜ̂fī] v. barter, exchange (of goods).
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se kwiynse [sēkpíɲsê] v. refuse.
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se kwiynte [sēkpíɲtê] v. fill (sth, into a bottle or container).
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se kwìyntè [sēkpìɲtè] v. suffocate.
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se lwite [sēlʷítê] v. cause to die out rapidly.
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se lwiyn [sēlʷīɲ] v. fill to brim.
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se lwiynse [sēlʷíɲsê] v. 1fill-up to the brim. 2cause to be filled.
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se ndwì [sēndʷì] v. 1rise up (intr). 2rise.
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se ndwiə kɔʼ [sēndʷìɜ̄kɔ̄ʔ] v. wake up (intr).
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se ndwìlè [sēndʷìlè] v. rise up.
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se ndwìsè [sēndʷìsè] v. raise, lift.
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se ndwìtè₁ [sēndʷìte] v. rise up, lift.
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se ndwìtè₂ [sēndʷìte] v. go insane.
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se ngɔ̀m ekwiyn [sēŋgɔ̀mēkpîɲ] v. 1back out. syn: se ngɛtə msəyn. 2surrender.
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se ngwile [sēŋgʷílê] v. coil (rope).
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se ngwiyne [sēŋgʷíɲnê] v. cause to coil (rope).
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se ngwìynè [sēŋgʷìɲnè] v. slither (snake).
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se ngwiyte [sēŋgʷíʲtê] v. fold (e.g edges of a dress).
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se njìə zhwi [sēndʒìɜ̄ʒʷí] v. marry (step taken by a man).
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se njwì [sēndʒʷì] v. bitter.
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se njwìsè [sēndʒʷìsè] v. embitter.
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se nyaməkwì [sēɲāmɜ̄kʷì] v. stalk.
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se nyɔsə zhwi [sēɲɔ̄sɜ̄ʒʷī] v. crush, smash. syn: se nyayle.
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se sàʼandwì [sēsàʔāndʷì] v. 1jump out of one's skin. 2jump.
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se shwìə [sēʃʷìɜ̀] v. fling.
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se shwiyn [seʃʷiɲ] v. disapprove.
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se shwiyne [sēʃʷíɲnê] v. mumble.
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se shwiyne əwàmnè [sēʃʷíɲnêɜ̄wàmnè] v. grumble, complain.
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se tɨ̀m əzhwìsè [sētɨ̀mɜ̄ʒʷìsè] v. pant.
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se twise [sētʷísê] v. expel.
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se tyə̀nə ewiyn [sētʲɜ̀nɜ̄ēwîɲ] v. show off.
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se waftə̂ kwì [sēwáftɜ᷇kʷì] fr. var. of se waptə kwì
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se waptə kwì [sewaptɜkʷì] (fr. var. se waftə̂ kwì) v. take and indirect course. M pɨs wapte kwì ndò. I travelled in an undefined direction this morning.
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se wəynsê ewiyn [sēwɜ́ɲsêēwîɲ] v. exercise patience.
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se zhwi [sēʒʷī] v. 1kill, murder. 2break.
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se zhwì [sēʒʷì] v. take off glue.
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se zhwile [sēʒʷílê] v. break.
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se zhwìsè [sēʒʷìsè] v. breathe.
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se zhwite [sēʒʷítê] v. kill (many ths./people).
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se zhwìtè [sēʒʷìtè] v. take off glue from many ths..
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se zuʼ əzhwi [sēzūʔɜ̄ʒʷī] v. bleached.
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sə̂ njwìə [sɜ̂ndʒʷīɜ̀] v. be bitter.
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tɨ̀l ewìyn [tɨ̀lèwìɲ] (pl. ghə̀tɨ̀lwìyn) n 1/2. one who is slow.
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tɔŋ ə̀ zhwi [tɔ̄ŋɜ̀ʒʷī] (pl. setɔŋ sə zhwise) n 9/10. 1nostril. 2anterior naris. Bpl. tɔŋ sə zhwise.
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twiit [tʷi.t] ideo. sound made by a motorbike horn.
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twit ideo. describes the sound of the horn of a motor-bike.
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tyə̀ynwiyn [tʲɜ̀ɲwìɲ] (pl. ghə̀ tyə̀ynwiyn) n 1/2. show-off.
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wi [wi᷅] excl. used to express a feeling.
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wùchwitə [wùtʃʷìtɜ́] (pl. ghɨchwitə) n 1/2. teacher. syn: wùtyə̀ynsə. Bpl. ghɨchwitəghe.
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wùkwì [wùkʷì] (pl. ghɨkwìə) n 1/2. acquaintance. Bpl. ghɨkwìghè.
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wùkwìə [wùèkʷìɜ̄] (pl. ghɨkwiə) n 1/2. traveller. Bpl. ghɨekwiəghe.
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wùndwìtə [ʷùndʷìtɜ̄] (pl. ghɨndwìtə) n 1/2. maniac. Bpl. ghɨndwìtəghe.
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wùtwìnə [wùtʷìnɜ̄] (pl. ghɨtwinə) n 1/2. 1old person. 2senile person. Bpl. ghɨtwinəghe.
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zhwi [ʒʷī] (pl. zhwiə, əzhi) n 1/2. wife. Bpl. zhighe.
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zhwi ètsɨ̀nə [ʒʷīètsɨ̀nɜ̄] (pl. zhwi etsɨnə, əzhi etsɨnə) n 1/2. 1fiancée. 2be engaged. Bpl. zhi etsɨnəghe.
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zhwiə̀ kwu [ʒʷīɜ̀kpū] (pl. zhwiə kwuə, əzhiə kwuə) Lit. wife of dead. n 1/2. widow. Bpl. zhiə kwughe.
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zhwiə ndɛ [ʒʷīɜ̀ndɛ̄] (pl. zhwiə ndɛə, əzhiə ndɛə) Lit. wife of house. n 1/2. family wife. Bpl. zhwindɛghe.
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zhwiə̀ ndom [ʒʷīɜ̀ndʊ̄m] (pl. zhwiə ndomə, əzhiə ndomə) Lit. wife of husband. n 1/2. bride. Bpl. zhiə ndomghe.
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zhwiə̀ vayn [ʒʷīɜ̀váɲ] (pl. zhwiə ghɔnə, əzhiə ghɔnə) Lit. wife of child. n 1/2. daughter-in-law. Bpl. zhiə ghɔynghe.
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zhwize ə fɨ [ʒʷízéɜ́fɨ̄] adv. sun rise.
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zhwize ə kɔʼlo [ʒʷízéɜ́kɔ̄ʔlō] adv. noon.
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zhwize ə nji [ʒʷízéɜ́ndʒī] adv. sun set.
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zhwize ə pɨŋ [ʒʷízéɜ́pɨ̄ŋ] adv. sun go down.
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afof [āfóf] (pl. mfof) n 7/6a. wind. B. fofke. C. fofa.
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akwâʼà [ākʷâʔà] (pl. ekwâʼà) n 7/8. lump of clay with grass from a hill. B. kwâʼàkè. Bpl. kwaʼàvè. C. kwâʼà. Cpl. kwaʼàe.
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akwɨ̂l [ākʷɨ̂l] (pl. ekwɨ̂l) n 7/8. last cup of wine from a jar. B. kwɨ̂lkè. Bpl. kwɨ̂lvè. C. kwɨ̂la. Cpl. kwɨ̂lè.
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alaŋ ndômà [āla᷇ŋndʊ̂mà] (pl. elwɔŋ) n 7/8. cactus family with thorns.
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alâŋ₃ [āla᷇ŋ] (pl. elwɔŋ) n 7/8. cactus without thorns. B. lâŋke. Bpl. lwɔŋve. C. lâŋa. Cpl. lwɔŋe.
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alù (< verb lù 'to confine') n. ger. confinement of s.o. to their house due to accusations of witchcraft or other bad behaviour.
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Andzɔ̀m [ndɔ̀mā] p.n. masquerade which appears at funerals with a crest like the comb of a bird.
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Angwuʼ ə kɛa [āŋgʷúʔɜ́kɛ́ā] p.n. masquerade that appears a funerals with a feather-covered cloth and a wooden mask on the head.
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anyàmnè [āɲâmnè] (pl. enyɔmnè) n 7/8. jackal, wild dog. B. nyàmnèkè. Bpl. nyɔmnèvè. C. nyàmnèa. Cpl. nyɔmnèe.
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apaʼle [āpáʔlé] (pl. epɨaʼle) n 7/8. pluriarc, musical instrument with up to eight strings. B. paʼleke. Bpl. pɨaʼleve. C. paʼlea. Cpl. pɨaʼlee.
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àpfɨyn ideo. describes how s.o. gives s.t. to s.o. else without comment.
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apuŋse e wùsa [āpûŋsēēwùsā] (pl. epuŋse ewùse) n 7/8. glowing coal. B. puŋse e wùske. Bpl. puŋse e wùsve. C. puŋse e wùsa. Cpl. puŋse e wùsu.
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atə₂ [ātɜ᷅] n 7. plant of the garden egg family with edible leaves.
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atəf [ātɜ́f] (pl. etəf) n 7/8. 1testament. 2will. B. təfke. C. təfa.
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avɨ̂ŋ [āvɨ̂ŋ] (pl. evɨ̂ŋ) n 7/8. 1witchcraft. 2sorcerer. 3witch. 4witching. B. vɨ̂ŋkè. Bpl. vɨŋvè. C. vɨ̂ŋa. Cpl. vɨŋè.
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ayiyn [āʲíɲ] (pl. eyiyn) n 7/8. calabash bowl with a handle. B. yiynke. Bpl. yiynve. C. yina. Cpl. yine.
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chûŋchì [tʃûŋtʃì] (pl. sechûŋchì) n 9/10. wire grass. Bpl. chûŋchìse.
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è₁ [è] prep. with.
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echiə saʼe [ētʃíɜ́sāʔē] (pl. əchiəsaʼaə) n 5/6. witness box, dock.
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efəsê [ēfɜ́sê] n 5. 1bewitchment. 2sway. B. fəsêzè. C. fəsêe.
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efof₂ [ēfóf] (pl. tefof) n 5/13. leaf of tree sp. used in animation with a k.o. juju.
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eghɛ̂₁ [ēɣɛ̂] (pl. teghɛ̂) n 5/13. wing. B. ghɛ̂zè. Bpl. ghɛ̂te. C. ghɛ̂è.
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eghɔŋ ə ndzàʼe [ēɣɔ᷇ŋɜ̄ndzàʔè] (pl. əghɔŋ ə ndzaʼə, teghɔŋ tə ndzàʼtè) (fr. var. eghɔ̂ŋ ə njàʼ) n 5/6⁓13. spear with arrows round it.
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ekɨse [èkɨ̂sè] prep. and, with.
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ekyî₁ [ēkʲî] (pl. tekyi) n 5/13. wickerwork. B. kyîze. Bpl. kyite. C. kyîe.
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ekyiŋ ə mkae [ēkʲi᷇ŋɜ́mka᷇] (pl. əkyiŋ ə mkaə, tekyiŋ tə mkate) n 5/6⁓13. container used in serving wine.
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elɔ̂ʼ [ēlɔ̂ʔ] n 5. bewitchment. Lɔ̂ʼte nyiə tsɨə fa endaʼ. There are many bewitchments in this village. B. lɔ̂ʼzè. C. lɔ̂ʼè.
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Enduŋ [ēndúŋ] 1p.n. traditional dance performed at funerals and other social gatherings. 2n. pluriarc with two or more strings used for the dance. 3n. music, general term. 4n. radio, wireless.
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enduŋ ə tesəʼe [ēndúʔɜ́tésɜ́ʔé] (pl. tenduŋ tə tesəʼte) n 5/13. pluriarc with two or more strings.
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epɨâʼsè [ēpɣâʔsè] n 3. twin. B. pɨâʼsèvè. Bpl. pɨaʼsève. C. pɨâʼsè. Cpl. pɨâʼsèe.
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epof [ēpóf] n 5. 1badness. 2wickedness. B. pofze. C. pofe.
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etɔf₁ [ētɔ́f] (pl. tetɔf) n 5/13. 1wisdom. 2knowledge. B. tɔfze. Bpl. tetɔf. C. tɔfe.
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etɔ̂ŋɔ̀ [ētɔ̂ŋɔ̀] (pl. tetɔ̂ŋɔ̀) n 5/13. calabash container with a hole on the head. Bpl. tɔ̂ŋɔ̀tè.
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etuə tèkyəp adv. p. with difficulty, with a struggle. M tè fi mə m fi etuə tèkyəp. I got it after hard struggle.
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etyə̂yn [ētʲɜ̂ɲ] (pl. tetyə̂yn) n 5/13. 1meaning. 2showing.
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eyimə [ēʲímɜ́] (pl. teyimə) n 5/13. calabash dish with long handle. syn: pàs àtɔ̀ŋ.
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ezhukwulə₂ [éʒūkʷúlɜ́] (pl. tezhukwulete) n 5/13. 1afternoon, evening. 2dusk, twilight (after sunset).
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ezhya sə̀fè [ēʒʲásɜ̀fè] (pl. tezhya tə sə̀ftè) n 5/13. part of a growing maize that carries the nectar.
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ezhya₂ [ēʒʲá] (pl. tezhya) n 5/13. a species of tree bearing fruits eaten only by wild animals. B. zhyaze. Bpl. zhyate. C. zhyae.
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ə₅ [ɜ́] prep. in,with.
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əghɔyn tsəmə [ɜ̄ɣɔ́ɲtsɜ́mɜ́] n 2. k.o. game played with stones.
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fèchyâʼ [fètʃâʔ] (pl. m̀chyâʼ) n 19/6a. basket with cover.
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fee [fé:] ideo. sound made by blowing a flute.
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fekâʼ fə atuŋfe [fēkâʔfɜ̄ātúŋfé] (pl. mkâʼ mə atuŋəm) n 19/6a. tree sp., with edible fruits whose roots and bark has a medicinal value.
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fèndzâŋ [fèndzâŋ] n 19. game played by throwing seeds into carved hole on a wooden tray.
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fètàmuʼ fə mbvɨynfe [fètàmūʔfɜ́mbvɨ̄ɲfē] (pl. m̀tàmuʼ mə mbvɨynə̀m) n 19/6a. wild cat.
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fetəm [fētɜ́m] (pl. mtəm) n 19/6a. calabash with hole on the neck. B. təmfe. Bpl. təmè. Cpl. təmə̀m.
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fə̀lɨ̀ [fɜ̀:lɨ̀] (pl. sefə̀ sə lɨ̀sè) n 9/10. tool used in tapping palm wine. Bpl. fə̀ sə lɨ̀sè.
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fɨf [fɨ̄f] (pl. sefɨf) n 1/10. fellow-wife, co-wife.
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fɔ̀ʼlè vi. to dig or scrape out s.t. with the hand.
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ghayn [ɣâɲ] prep. with.
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kaʼkɨ̀m [kaʔkɨ̀m] ideo. sound made by jumping and landing with both feet.
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kèmaŋ əpɛ̀ [kèmáŋɜ́pɛ̀] (pl. èmaŋ əpɛ̀) n 7/8. twin.
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kèpî [kèpi᷇] prep. with.
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kə̀kə̀ n 7. A diminutive used to refer to a person with an insulting implication. cf: kə̀.
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kɨ̀m [kɨ̀m] ideo. sound made by landing with both feet.
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kwə̀₃ (< kwə̀ 'tree sp.') n 5. ordeal cup, traditionally used to drink a bitter liquid following witchcraft accusation. Now has an extended meaning to act fearlessly on your own or s.o. else's behalf. M vayn mɨə kwə̀ zɛ. I can not drink you cup of trouble.
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kyìŋ ə̀ vayn [kʲìŋɜ̀váɲ] (pl. sekyìŋ sə vaynse) n 9/10. species of peace plant with white edge leaves. Bpl. kyìŋ sə vaynse.
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vt. to confine s.o. to their house following an accusation of witchcraft or related practice.
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mànyì [màɲì] (pl. semànyì) n 1/10. mother of twins.
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mbuu [mbū:] ideo. sound made by blowing a kind of instrument.
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mchâʼ₂ [mtʃâ] n 6a. sauce prepared with limestone. B. châʼə̀m. Bpl. châmè.
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mlɨ̂ mə̂ chîm [mlɨ̂mɜ̂tʃîm] n 6a. palm wine.
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ndom ə̀ kwu [ndʊ̄mɜ̀kʷū] (pl. ndom ə kwuə) Lit. husband of dead. n 1/2. widower. Bpl. ndom ə kwughe.
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nêkèndzè [nêkèndzè] n 9. whirling wind.
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ngɔ̀ʼ ə tèkɔ̀ [ŋgɔ̀ʔɜ̀tèkɔ̀] n 1. one who is always working for others with not benefit.
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ngwaʼ [ŋgʷáʔ] (pl. sengwaʼ) n 9/10. njangi, social group with the aim of saving and loaning money. Bpl. ngwaʼse.
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pàs àtɔ̀ŋ [pàsàtɔ̀ŋ] (pl. sepàs sə atɔ̀ŋsè) n 9/10. calabash dish with long handle. syn: eyimə. Bpl. pàs sə atɔ̀ŋsè.
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[] ideo. sound made by blowing a kind of musical instrument.
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sà m̀lɨ̀ [sàmlɨ̀] (pl. sesà sə mlɨ̀sè) n 9/10. container that takes about 10 litres of palm wine made of calabash. Bpl. sà sə mlɨ̀sè.
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se fəse [sēfɜ́sê] v. 1bewitch. 2oscillate, sway.
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se fə̀tè [sēfɜ̀tè] v. work, cultivate, farm, (with little effort).
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se fɨəmtə tsɨsə̂ [sēfɣɜ́mtɜ̄tsɨ́sɜ̂] v. sit with the body close up. ant: se mbulətsɨsə.
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se fɨə̀sə kyɨ̀ŋ [sefɨɜ̀sɜkʲɨ̀ŋ] v. examine with no results.
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se fopte [sēfóptê] (fr. var. se fofte) v. 1blow repeatedly. 2winnow, throw in air (grain).
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se ghaghasə ~ [sēɣáɣásɜ᷇~] v. be dry (without compliment). Se ghaghasə kum. To sound dry as if there is no compliment.
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se ghas [sēɣãs] v. eat without complement. ant: se ndomte. cf: se ghàysè.
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se ghayte [sēɣáʲtê] v. eat without accompaniment. ant: se ndomte.
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se ghaʼse [sēɣáʔsê] v. 1enlarge. 2widen. 3make big.
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se ghəf [sēɣɜ̃f] v. give a sudden stop with the intention to keep certain sth. secret.
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se kaʼatsɨsə [sēkãʔãtsɨ́sɜ] v. sit with thighs open. syn: se mbulətsɨsə; syn: se kaʼlətsɨsə.
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se kaʼlətsɨsə [sēkáʔlɜ᷇tsɨ́sɜ̂] v. sit with laps open. syn: se kaʼatsɨsə.
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se kɨyte₂ [sēkɨ́ʲtê] v. cover sth./s.o. with sth..
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se kɔŋ [sēkɔ̄ŋ] v. wipe, clean ( e.g. sweat from face with palm).
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se kɔ̀s₁ [sēkɔ̀s] v. 1unset (e.g trap). 2remove. ant: se tɔ̀ʼ. 3take out from fire (a glowing flame).
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se kwɨl avɨ̂ŋ [sekʷɨlavɨ̂ŋ] v. hex, bewitch.
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se kwɨ̀ylè [sēkpɨ̀ʲlè] v. pour wine by the door in a compound as part of a ritual.
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se kyà [sēkʲà] v. wipe the eyes with the hand with the hope of seeing more clearly.
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se liŋse [sēlíŋsê] v. paint with green or blue colour.
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se lɔ̀tè [sēlɔ̀tè] v. mess the whole area with purgation.
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se lɔ̀ʼ [sēlɔ̀ʔ] v. 1bewitch, cast spell. 2curse. ant: se pɔse.
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se mbulətsɨsə [sēmbúlɜ̂tsɨ́sɜ̂] v. sit with laps open. ant: se fɨəmtə tsɨsə̂; syn: se kaʼatsɨsə.
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se mìtè [sēmìtè] v. swallow with difficulty.
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se mɨ̀l [sēmɨ̀l] v. wink (eye).
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se mɔm [sēmɔ̄m] v. compress with hand.
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se mɔmte [sēmɔ́mtê] v. compress repeatedly with hand.
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se mùʼ₂ [sēmùʔ] v. swallow up (s.t. in powder without water). Pfise kiŋə semùʼ əmpfɨ̂ŋ. Goats want to swallow up flour.
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se ndàŋə ~ [sēndàŋɜ̄~] v. act or talk about something without enough evidence.
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se ndàŋndàŋa ~ [sēndàŋndàŋā~] v. handle many things at a time without being sure of any.
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se ndiŋə [sēndīŋ] v. clean with fingers.
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se ndomte [sēndʊ́mtê] v. eat with complement (fufu with vegetables). ant: se ghayte; ant: se ghas.
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se ndòytè [sēndòʲte] v. hold with force (esp. on the neck).
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se ndɔndɔʼɔ̂ wàmnè [sēndɔ́ndɔ́ʔɔ̂wàmnè] v. talk hurriedly with the intention to divert the attention of people from your wrongdoing.
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se ndɔʼ [sēndɔ̄ʔ] v. make a sound with the tongue as a sign of disgust.
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se ndwɔŋndwɔŋɔ ~ [sēndʷɔ́ŋndʷɔ́ŋɔ̂~] v. take things high without any consideration of things within ones reach.
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se ndzalə̂ ~ [sēndzálɜ̂~] v. behave or talk without respect of norms.
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se ngaple [sēŋgáplê] (fr. var. se ngafle) v. 1twist. 2scrap.
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se ngayle [seŋgáʲlê] v. twist especially metal tins.
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se ngɔ [sēŋgɔ́] v. twist.
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se ngɔyle [sēŋgɔ́ʲlê] v. twist.
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se nùŋsè [sēnùŋsè] v. raise the appetite of s.o. without the intention to share sth. with that person.
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se nwù [sēnʷù] v. prepare sauce with limestone.
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se nwùtè [sēnʷùtè] v. prepare sauce with limestone.
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se nyə̀ʼsè [sēɲɜ̀ʔsè] v. challenge others with what you have.
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se nyìŋsè [sēɲìŋsè] v. 1put in bed (a child). 2inherit the wife of late relative.
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se nyiŋte [sēɲíŋtê] v. run (without much effort).
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se nyòmnè [sēɲòmnè] v. smile (with little effort).
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se ŋwàŋ [sēŋwàŋ] v. clutch with with finger nails or claws.
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se ŋwàŋnè [sēŋwàŋnè] v. clutch repeatedly with finger nails or claws.
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se ŋwàŋtè [sēŋwàŋtè] v. clutch lightly with finger nails or claws.
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se pfɨ̀₂ [sēpfɨ̀], [sēpfɨ̀], [sēpfɨ̀] v. 1defecate. 2lay (eggs). 3break wind, fart.
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se pfɨ̀pfɨ̀ə̂~ [sēpfɨ̀pfɨ̀ɜ̂~] v. act or talk without a second thought.
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se pɨə̀fə̀ [sēpɣɜ̀fɜ̀] v. wither (plant).
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se pɨə̀mtè [sēpɣɜ̀mtè] v. talk about one's problem in a defensive way without being asked.
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se pɔ̀mtè [sēpɔ̀mtè] v. cover gently with sth..
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se pupuʼə ~ [sēpúpúʔɜ̂~] v. act of speak with a deafly pretentiousness.
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se puʼ₃ [sēpūʔ] v. flap the wings.
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se sàmə̀ [sēsàmɜ̀], [sēsàmɜ̀] v. 1swim. 2float.
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se sàʼsè [sēsàʔsè] v. uproot (with intention of transplanting).
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se sekà [sēsēkà] v. cut off with intention to shorten.
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se səmte [sēsɜ́mtê] v. admire (with much anxiety).
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se sɔʼse₁ [sēsɔ́ʔsê] v. keep fire glowing (usu. with dry grass).
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se tàtà ~ [sētàtà~] v. do sth. with no attention or interest on it.
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se təf [sētɜ̄f] v. 1bequeath. 2will.
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se tɔ̀ʼtè [sētɔ̀ʔtè] v. 1support in many forms/with many poles. 2walk with a walking stick.
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se tsaʼ [sētsāʔ] v. display with much expertise.
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se tsaʼte [sētsáʔtê] v. display with much expertise.
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se tsə̀lè₂ [sētsɜ̀lè] v. stamp (with foot).
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se tsof₃ [sētsōf] v. pick up with beak.
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se tsɔ̀yn [sētsɔ̀ɲ] v. groan (with pain).
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se tyə̀yn [sētʲɜ̀ɲ] v. 1show. 2indicate, point (as with the finger). syn: se chwìtè.
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se vɨ̀ŋsè [sēvɨ̀ŋsè] v. swing.
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se zə̀s [sēzɜ̀s], [sēzɜ̀s] v. 1sweep. 2wipe off (excreta). 3wipe.
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se zhəmse [sēʒɜ́msê] v. widen.
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se zhi₁ [sēʒī] v. 1conquer, defeat. 2succeed. 3win.
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se zhiyne [sēʒíɲnê] v. swing, go back and forth.
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se zoynse₁ [sēzóɲsê] v. hesitate to do sth. with the pretext of haven't heard.
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sekoyn n 9. food made with egusi, dried melon seed.
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seshəm [sēʃɜ̄m] n 10. maize mixed with beans that is used in funerals. B. shəmse.
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setùŋə̀ [sētùŋɜ̀] n 10. 1strong wind. 2wave. B. tùŋə̀sè.
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sə̂ ghaʼa [sɜ̂ɣáʔá] v. 1be big. 2broad. 3be wide. 4be fat, be thick.
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sə̂ pofə [sɜ̂pófɜ́] v. 1be bad. 2be wicked.
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sə̂ tɔfə [sɜ̂tɔ́fɜ́] v. 1be wise. 2be intelligent. 3be sweet.
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sə̂ zhiyne [sɜ̂ʒíɲnê] v. 1float. 2swing.
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tànyì [tàɲì] (pl. setànyì) n 1/10. father of twins. Bpl. tànyìse.
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tɔ̀ŋkɔ [tɔ̀ŋkɔ̄] (pl. setɔŋkɔ) n 9/10. window. Bpl. tɔŋkɔse.
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tuŋ [tu᷅ŋ] ideo. sound made by water flowing out of a spring or container.
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wùpisə nə̂ ghɨ̀ [wùpísɜ́nɜ̂ɣɨ̀] (pl. ghɨpisə nə ghɨ̀ə) n 1/2. midwife. Bpl. ghɨpisə nə ghɨ̀ghè.
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yî₁ [] conj. with.
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akwàlà [ākpàlà] (pl. ekwàlà) (< Pidgin: akwara) n 7/8. prostitute. syn: afɨa ekwia.
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se ngɛtə msəyn [sēŋgɛ́tɜ̂msɜ̂ɲ] v. 1surrender. syn: se ngɔ̀m ekwiyn; syn: se ngɛ̂ msəyn. 2evacuate. 3surrender.
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se nyayle [sēɲáʲlê] v. 1crush. syn: se nyɔsə zhwi. 2smash.
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wùtyə̀ynsə [wùtʲɜ̀ɲsɜ̄] (pl. ghɨtyə̀ynsə) n 1/2. teacher. syn: wùchwitə; syn: wùzaʼlə. Bpl. ghɨtyə̀ynsəghe.
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anji [āndʒī] n 7. rapacity. Njia nyi ewîyn kə ə tom ndo. He seem to have been cursed with extreme gluttony. B. njike. C. njia.
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apɨàʼa₂ [āpɣàʔā] (pl. epɨàʼa) n 7/8. tribute. Ə pɛ̂ kwu ndɔʼɔ ò fo pɨàʼa ò nə fo se zhîndɛ̂. If your father dies when you have not paid this tribute you will do it to the successor. B. pɨàʼake. Bpl. pɨàʼave. C. pɨàʼaa. Cpl. pɨàʼae.
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asaŋ [āsāŋ] (pl. eshɔŋ) n 7/8. whisk. Zənə pɨnə eshɔŋ və gho. Women are dancing with.... B. saŋke. C. saŋa.
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ə₂ [ɜ᷇] conj. if. Ə ghol kəte tsɛ ə fɨazhiəu pof. If rain ceases earlier crops will not do well.
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əteghàŋəteghàŋ [ɜ́téɣàŋɜ́téɣàŋ] a. 1rooty. 2veiny. Zhɔyn ə ghənə nyi əteghàŋəteghàŋ. Their courtyard is covered with roots.
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kəpiə [kɜ́píɜ̄] conj. as if. Ə kyàʼà kəpiə zhwi nə fɨ ndàyn ezhokwulə. It looks as if the sun will set today in the evening.
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lûʼ [lûʔ] n 9. nothingness. O kwu ke sə lûʼ. You will die out of nothingness.
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mɛ̀nə̀ngɔ̀ŋ [mɛ̀nèŋgɔ̀ŋ] (pl. ghə̀mɛ̀nə̀ngɔ̀ŋ) n 1/2. 1lucky one. 2everybody. M chi tsɛ mɛ̀nèngɔ̀ŋ, ə mi tə chiə nde? I have cried more than everybody, who will cry for me?
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se fɨàʼnè [sēfɣàʔnè] v. 1compete. Ghɔ zô nə kɔŋɔ sə̂ fɨàʼnə̀ yî ghə nduməte. Children nowadays want to compete with elders. 2measure up. 3measure out.
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se fɨ̀l₂ [sẽfɨ̀l] v. mature. Nɔ̂ynkè ə fetə̂ zəyn ghɛ ghe nyi mə ghə fɨ̀l zɔ̀ kə î ghə nyì əndɛ shiŋə̀ tekɨ̂m. Many a mature girl qurrels with their mothers in the house all the times.
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se ghaŋghaŋa ~ [sēɣáŋɣáŋa᷇~] v. persist on something. Se ghaŋghaŋa nə̀yn. To persistently do something though without the support of others.
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se kote₁ [sēkótê] v. 1obtain, acquire. 2catch up. Nyiŋ kə o kote ghɨ ghɛ ə gho si. Run so you can catch up with the people before you. 3meet. 4meet up.
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se luŋne [sēlúŋnê] v. 1yearn. Zənə luŋnə̂ efim kə wùtwinə luŋne etiyn. Women yearn for gossips as an old woman yearns for a penis. 2long.
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se ndɨmte₁ [sēndɨ́mtê] v. trying to show one's capability. M paʼà kɔŋ sendɨmte ewiyn ghâsè vəyn. I did not want to try to show my ability to him.
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se ndzaŋse [sēndzáŋsê] v. 1trouble. Ə kɛu ndzaŋse mi, m ndzaŋse kɛu. If money troubles me, I will trouble money. 2worry.
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se pɨl [sēpɨ̄l] v. 1delude. 2play around. Ngwàʼ zɨm pɨl mi kə mɨəm pɨl epaʼ əndɛa. My mates are playing me around as children play with the door.
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se tɛ̀sè [sētɛ̀sè] v. steer. M pɨsə ndwiə piə ziyn m tɛ̀sə̀ vayn. I steer the child every morning.
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se tɨm₁ [sētɨ̄m] v. shoot. Wuzhɔyn tɨmə nyàm ekɨa. A woman shoots an animal with a head pad.
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se tyayte [sētʲáʲtê] v. be playful. O tyaytə ghayn dè? With whom are you playing?
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se wəyn [sēwɜ̄ɲ] v. show contempt, scorn, despise, disdain. Wu kɛ wənə wuə̀ afɨf kə pu etya wəyn pu etɨm. A rich man show disdain to a poor man as a tall dog does with a short dog.
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se zàlè₂ [sēzàlè] v. 1lighten. Wîyn ətəynve ə zàle. The fever has reduced. 2drop off repeatedly.
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tepiyne [tēpíɲné] n 13. scrape. Faŋ ə o kwuə kə tepiyne fɛ mbɛ̂? Remain there without maknig any advancement eh? B. piynete.
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yî₂ [] dem. those. Mua səʼə yî ghɨ yî. Mua is go to the farm with those people.
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