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fwɩ1fwɪ́ʔ (H) v.1to be lostOyin amʋ kɔba lafwɩ sʋ mʋ ansɩ lapɛ ɔdɛ mʋ́ dunka. The man's money has become lost so he is in trouble and he is looking for it.Synhʋlɩlose7.6.3Lose, misplaceIdiom:saafɩ lafwɩinsane2to die, particularly by mischance2.6.6Die3to disappear2.3.1.5.1Appear4to turn away morally
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lowulowu(H) n.deathLowu mʋa Nkpa bʋ gyi atabi. Everyone will eventually die.Death and Life are twins.Lowu ma nkɛ. Mlɩaa abwɛ apio, Death can come anytime. Let us say that we will be brothers and sisters.Death has no days. You should say we will make brothers.Lowu lɔpʋ mʋ.He died.Death took him2.6.6Diecomp.obugyatɔ lowubad deathIdiom:lowu lɔpʋ mʋdie
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ɔtɔfɔɔtɔ́fɔpl.atɔfɔn.an unexpected deathƆtɔfɔ lowu bʋ ɔsɩn dʋbɩ.Accidental death is very painful.2.6.6Die8.3.7.1Bad
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pulipúlí v.1to uproot a plantOlotsu ɔtɩ puli ɩfa mʋ́a mʋ́ nlin wa blawunutɔ. He took a hoe and uprooted some grass with its roots and put it in a makeshift basket.Ɔdɔtɔpʋ ɔkʋ lapuli oyi mʋ́a mʋ́ nlin fɛ́ɛ́ mʋ ndɔtɔ, mɛnɩ ɩmɛ́ɛtra pɔɩ tsufɛ oyi amʋ ma alɛ.A certain farmer has uprooted a tree with all the roots so that it will not sprout again because the tree is not good.cfpupuliplough7.3.2.7Take something out of something6.2.1.2Growing roots6.2.4.2Uproot plantscomp.ɩwɩtɔ pulinauseader.pupuliplough2to die, said of a large tree as metaphor for the death of a notable personNɩ kɛlɩ puli a, baflɛ tɔkɔkwɛ mʋ́ asɩ. When great man dies lesser men will spring up.When a silk cotton tree uproots, pawpaw trees grow up around it.2.6.6Die3to harvest food that bears fruit undergroundIgyo atɛ amʋ lawu sʋ bʋdɛ igyo amʋ puli. The leaves of the yam have died so they are harvesting it.Mɩ kɩtɩba lawɩ. Noyopuli mʋ́.My groundnuts have born fruit. I'm going to go harvest them.6.2.1.2Growing roots6.2.5Harvestunspec. comp. formatopulibɩharvest time
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sin ɩsasĩ ɪsáph. v. ofsin 3ɩsav.to die in battle2.6.6Die4.8.3War
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1tɔ́ʔ(H) v.1cook over open fireNdɛ blɔdɩ pɛpɛ tɔ sʋ damli mʋ́ ha mɩ. I am roasting ripe plantain so turn it for me.Ɔdɛ bodobodo tɔ obun amʋtɔ. He is baking bread in the oven.5.2.1.1Cooking methodscomp.agyawunu ɔtɔpʋcharcoal makerder.tɔhɛroastedIdiom:tɔ ɩklʋngrieved2inform on someone; to tattle onMɩ ba agyuma ɔyɔpʋ amʋ la mɩ ha anɩ ɔhandɛ.My co-worker has reported me to our senior man.Fapʋ mɩ ya ɔ.You have informed on me.4.8.2.7Betray3.5.1.8Criticize3to die (Euphemism)2.6.6Die
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wuwú (H) v.1to dieNɩ ɔha owu a, anɩtopula mʋ, la mʋ oli. When someone dies we bury him and prepare his funeral.Synyɔɩ 1die2.6.6Dieph. v.tɩn wudie early2to end or expireMɩ yibi ɔwʋlʋ lawu. My car papers have expired.Ɔtsra lawu.The month has ended.Ɔha ánɩ́ alawu.A dead person.8.6.7End, point3to become dullMɩ krantɩɛ ɔnɔ lawu. My machete / cutlass has become dull.8.3.2.4Blunt4to faintOdewu oo! Mlɩtsinki mʋ! He is fainting! Wake him up!2.5.6.4Lose consciousness5to become weakNakɩ anwunsʋ lawa ɔpa dʋbɩ. Mɩ oboyi lawu.I have looked up for too long. My neck has gotten stiff.2.4.2Weakcomp.ɩfʋn wustroke
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yɔɩyɔ́ɪ́v.1to stop breathingBɛda bubu bakɛ bɛɛ, Okuma dewu. Anɩlotsutsua wie ɩnʋ a, alayɔɩ.They called the alarm before dawn that Okuma is dying, before we reached there, she had stopped breathing.Synlɛ ɔŋɛstop breathingwu 1die2.6.6Dieder.yɔyɔɔyɔweak2to digest foodNɩ fegyi atɔ nyankɩ a, owí botsutsua dan atogyihɛ amʋ bɔ́yɔɩ fʋ, fówun akʋn lala dɛ fʋ.When you eat in the morning, before noon the food will digest then you will be hungry again.5.2.2Eat2.1.8.2Stomach
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