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1 v.1to swallow somethingƆdɛlɔ. Sʋ mʋ sɩ yɔhɔ afa ha mʋ; ɔlɛ. He was sick, so his father bought him medicine and he swallowed it.Afa amʋ bʋ ɔkɩta sʋ mmɛtalɩ mɛ mʋ́.The medicine is bitter, therefore I can't swallow it.Fufu amʋ lɔpɔn dʋbɩ, mʋ́ sʋ anɩmɛ́ɛtalɩ gyi.The fufu is too soft, so we cannot eat it.cfɔmɛ 1throat5.2.2Eat2to sink out of sightcfmɩmsink7.2.4.2.3Dive7.2.4.2.1Boat
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mɩmmɪ́m(H) v.to sink without disappearingYibi amʋ lɔtsʋn ɔdɩbatɔ sʋ ɩlɛmɩm. The car passed a muddy place so it got stuck.Fɔtsʋn ɔdɩbatɔ fɛ́mɩm.If you passed a muddy place you will sink.Ɔklʋn amʋ lasʋra atɔ tsɔtsɔɔtsɔ sʋ ɩlamɩm. The boat has carried too many things (was overloaded), so it has sunk.cf1 2sink7.2.4.2.3Dive7.2.2.5.1Fall
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tswɩt͡sʷɪʔ(L)v.1to throw somethingAlatswɩ ibwi da mɩ.He has thrown a stone at (and hit) me.cftswɩtswɩcontribution7.3.1.1Throwcomp.tswɩ lalalay flattswɩ opemake war crytswɩ oseyeesing war songIdiom:tswɩ oyibibi tsitsadefecate2to spin cottonBʋtɔtswɩ opuli bwɛ ɔfɛ.They spin cotton to make rope.6.6.1.2Spinning thread3to swing armsAtɔ lada mɩ klɛtɔ, sʋ mmɛtalɩ tswɩ mɩ ɩbɩ wanklaan.I have a boil in my armpit so I can't swing my arms well.7.2.2.8Move back and forthph. v.ɔtɛntɛ tswɩswing4to chase a bird by throwing something at it6.3.1Domesticated animalph. v.mʋ́sʋ tswɩiron5to give a small gift6.8.4.4Bargain6.8.3.1Give, donate6.8.4.8Store, marketplaceder.ɩtswɩdash (n)ph. v.tswɩ ɔpʋnʋprepare meal6to dive into something7.2.4.2.3Diveph. v.tswɩ kɩtapounceunspec. comp. formbʋnda tswɩrape
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