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ŋam1ŋámseŋamn9/10pliersŋamse
ŋam2ŋāmvto grip (usu. with a pincher, fingers, etc)Kə ò ŋam atu.Do not grip it on the head.ŋàmtevgrip
ŋamə fiŋāmə̄fīv.pto plunderGhɨ chɔŋɔ ətəynghe ə ŋam fi fɨa vəynve ekɨ̂m.The thieves plundered everything of his.
ŋamə fiteŋāmə̄fítêv.pto plunder (from many people)Chɔŋze ə nji ə tə̀ʼ ə ŋamə fitə èfɨa sê ghɨ.Thieves entered the quarter and plundered things from villagers.
ŋamə kyiŋaməkʲiv.pto clutch; to gripÈ və ŋam kyî shəyn fəvəyn fe kɛfe.She clutched her purse.
ŋàmteŋámtêvto grip lightlyŊamte gho embàskè ə ndùə fo sê vəyn.Gip a handful of vegetables and bring to her.Der. of ŋam2
ŋàŋnèŋàŋnèvto creep (child); to crawlVayn vɨm və shi zo sè ŋâŋnə̀ ndo.My first child is now creeping.eŋâŋnèv.n5crawlingŋâŋnèzèŋâŋnèe
ŋaŋsə sɔŋŋáŋsəsɔŋv.pto show teethKə ghàyn fɨyn ŋaŋse ə̀sɔŋ ghɛ fɛ.Stop showing that you teeth there.
ŋaʼŋāʔvto dare to speak (e.g. in a confrontation)Ghənə ə pìə nə kə̂ ghàs kɛse ŋaʼ.They asked us not to dare to speak again.
ŋàʼŋàʔvto jubilate; to take advantage of the absence of s.o. to celebrate or jubilateGhàyn ŋàʼa mə ghàyn nyə̀m fe ghè?What have you seen yet to be jubilating?
ŋaʼseŋáʔsêv1to uncoverŊaʼse za tɔ̀yn ətəyn.Leave the pot uncovered.Syn.nyaʼse2 12to openƏ̀ ŋaʼsə ghə̀ ndè è tɔ̀ynse fɛ ndɛ ə?Who are those opening pots in that house?
ŋwàŋ1ŋwàŋvto clutch (with finger nails or claws)Tsàyn nə kə è fɨyn ŋwaŋ mi èzhɔyn.Tell him to stop clutching me with his fingernails.ŋwàŋnèvclutch repeatedly with finger nails or clawsŋwàŋtèvclutch lightly with finger nails or claws
ŋwàŋ2ŋwàŋvto flash (once)Kə ò fɨyn ŋwàŋ tɔ̂s zɛ əmì əsi.Stop flashing that torch in my eyes.ŋwàŋsèvflash
ŋwàŋnèŋwàŋnèvto clutch repeatedly with finger nails or clawsTsàyn sê vəyn nə kə è fɨyn ŋwâŋnè mi è zhɔyn.Tell him to stop clutching me with finger nails.Der. of ŋwàŋ1
ŋwàŋsèŋwàŋsèvto flash (at sth.)Ə nə ŋwâsə̀ tɔ̂s əsas àpɨəyn.They are flashing a torch light at the lower part of the compound.Der. of ŋwàŋ2
ŋwàŋtèŋwàŋtèvto tweak lightly with finger nails or clawsÈ və ŋwàŋtè mi èzhɔ̀yn.He has tweak me with finger nails.Der. of ŋwàŋ1
ŋwàʼlèmàʼaŋwàʔlèmàʔāseŋwàʼlè se maʼasen9/101tax2tribute (paid to a nation)ŋwàʼlè se maʼase