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m-1pfxpfxnoun cl. prefix for nouns of cl. 6a
m2mpronI
m-3mnpfxdiminutive prefix for nouns of class 6a
-m4-mnsfxnoun cl. suffix for cl. 6a
1interjyesAnt.aymm̀Ben, make this as interjection
2pronit; them (for nouns of cl. 6a)M̀ màyn?Where is it?məynmèməynm
3ideosound to omen something badÈ pfɨ̀ŋə nə̂yn ke nə m̀ ə̀ kyâŋà kə̂ vəyn tsɛ andɨm.He suddenly made the sound as if gripped by fear.Can be repeated several times
ideosound made (groaning) in painƏ̀ tsɔ̀nə̀ ndè fɛ nə m̂ kə è nyi etiə àkyə̀nə?Who is making that groaning sound as if he is under heavy load.Can be repeated several times
vto cause to stick onto (usu. with mortar)Mə pì sê ghò nə ò mà fɨyn àpuʼ kɨ̂yn.I have asked you to block this hole by sticking mortar onto it.Der. màtè
màlàwâmàlàwâsemàlàwân9/10waspmàlàwâse
maləmálə̂vto marryGhɨ twinə ətəynghe malə̂ ndàyn.The old people are marrying today.Syn.njìə ndomnjìə zhwitsɨ̀yntè 2From Englishmarry
malə̂málə̂semalən9/10marriagemaləse
mammāmvto cause to stick onto (by throwing one on another)È və kàfə̀ àchyaʼ ətəynke ə mam zâ ndùə kə ə vəyn ewìyn.He took the mud and stuck it on his body.mamtevstick
mamtemāmtêvto cause to stick onto (one on another)Ə̀ mamte nde chyaʼ kɨnə fàyn ewùnə ndɛ?Who stuck this mud on this wall?Der. of mam
mangyimàŋgʲīn9/10unit of measurement (equivalent to 5 litres)
màngyimàŋgʲīsemàngyin9/10"maggi" cubemangyise
mànyìmàɲìsemànyìn1/10mother of twinsmànyìse
maŋmāŋvto combine (one onto the other)Ə̀́ kyàʼà kə ə tè maŋ ndô ghənə.It seems they were combined (twins).maŋnevkissmaŋtevjoint together
maŋa kyimāŋākʲîv.pto hold togetherNjì kɛ vɛ ə maŋa kyî paʼsə tso kə ətəyn ə ndùə fo sê vəyn.Attach that money to it and take to him.
maŋa paʼsemāŋāpáʔsêv.pto combine; to attach (two things)Njì kɛ vɛ ə maŋa paʼsə tso kə ətəyn ə ndùə fo sê vəyn.Attach that money to it and take to him.
maŋnemáŋnêvto kiss; to embrace; to hugPə maŋne pə̀yn mi ə m ndo.Come and embrace me let me go.Der. of maŋ
maŋtemáŋtêvto joint together (place together)Kyi maŋte paʼse tso ndô.Hold them joint together.Der. of maŋ
màpaʼsemàpáʔsêvto joint together (attach)Màpaʼse ndùə kə pfɨ̀ ə ətəa fɛ ewìyn ə mbàyn.amapaʼsev.n7/8attached houseemapaʼsefemapaʼsen19/6aattached housem̀mapaʼse
masəmásə̂vto perch; to landNɨŋfe ə pə̀yn masə̂ etuə ətəyn ə pfɨ̀ə àghâ.A bird has perched on it and defecated.maysevcause to marrymaytevperch
mâsə̀mmâsə̀mpossour (excl.) (for nouns of cl. 6a)mâsmè