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n.1termite moundAbaba bʋtɔpwɛ isin tsia mʋ́tɔ, bʋtɔkwɛ atɛ.Termites sculpt mounds and live in it. They sprout wings.Afio, mʋ́ nwun lɛtɛɩ. Mʋ́ oyi bʋswɩ. Ɩtɔwa ɔdwɛ oputsutɔ. Bʋtɛkaka mʋ́ wa oputsutɔ, ɩtɔkwɛ isinsʋ.Afio, it's head is wide. It's stalk is long. It makes soup sweet. They chop it up into soup. It grows in a termite mound.Bʋtamalɩɩ isinsʋ tsii kpasi.They never stand on an ant hill and gossip about kpasi.6.2.5.3Gather wild plantsIdiom:kwɛ dɩnka isinsʋfortunate2clay from termite mound used for pottery & hearths1.2.2.1Soil, dirt6.6.2.4Working with clay

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obonobṍʔdial. var.ebonSn.the kind of clay used to make potteryObon bʋtɔpʋ pwɛ nlɛpɛ mʋ́a nlanka aná.They use obon clay to make clay dishes, pots and others.Obon ma anɩ Nkonya nfɩ, Fesi aná fénya mʋ́ nɩ. Nɩ bɔpwɛ ta a, bʋtɔtɔ mʋ́, tamɛ ɩtamabwiebwie.Clay is not in Nkonya here, you will find them in Fesi area. When they finish sculpting, they fire them but they never break into pieces.1.2.2.1Soil, dirt6.6.2.4Working with clay
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ɔlɛpɛɔlɛpɛ(H) pl.nlɛpɛn.1bowl made of clayBʋtɔpʋ fufu wa ɔlɛpɛtɔ gyi. Ɩsɩ bʋtɔpʋ pwɛ mʋ́. They always put fufu in a bowl to eat. They use clay to make it (the bowl).6.6.2.4Working with clay5.2.2.8Eating utensil5.2.1.5Serve food2a group of families within a clan4.1.9.8Family, clan
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ɔlɔ́ɔlɔ́ pl.nlɔ́n.water potSa ɔlɔ́tɔ ntsu ba mɩ, lolwii dʋn baarɩtɔ klɛ. Fetch water from the pot for me. it is cooler than the barrel's water.ɔlɔ́bi (small pot), wʋndɩ (mainly for storage of drinking water).cfɔlankapot6.6.7.2Conveying water6.6.2.4Working with clay6.7.7Container
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pwɛpʷɛ́ v.1to sculpt; make from clayƆtsɩ amʋ dɛ ɔswɩ pwɛ. The woman is sculpting a hearth.cfƖpwɛ1st day6.6.2.4Working with clay2to build using clay constructionPwɛ obu ha mɩ.Build a house for me.6.6.2.4Working with clay6.5.3Building materials
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