2.3.4. Smell

akpɩlɛak͡pɪlɛ́(H) adj.nice to sniff, e.g. Vicks, snuffTɔnsɩ ma akpɩlɛ, tsufɛ ɩbʋ ɔsɩn. Pepper is not good to sniff because it burns.2.1.1.3Nose2.2.2Cough, sneeze3.4.1.2Happy2.3.4Smell
bonbõʔ(L)v.to stinkKlɔtɩ ɔkʋ lawu wa obu anfɩtɔ, sʋ odebon. Fanu mʋ́ nka?A mouse has died in this room so it stinks, have you heard (smelled) it.Antɔfansmellcftutu2 2stink2.3.4Smell
fanfanfã́fã́adj.aromatic2.3.4Smell
hɔ afuhɔ afúʔcomp. of1 4afu1 2v.to smell somethingSynwunfasmell2.3.4Smell
kpitiik͡pitiːadj.to have a terrible stench8.3.7.1Bad2.3.4Smellcomp.ɩklʋntɔ kpitiianger, extreme
kpɩ4k͡pɪ́ʔ v.1to sniff somethingƆdɛ asɩra kpɩ. He is sniffing snuff.2.1.1.3Nose2.3.4Smell2to suck somethingMbʋbwɩ amʋ bʋtɛkpɩ flawasɩtɔ ntsu. Those birds gather (suck) nectar.5.2.2.7Drink2.1.1.4Mouthder.kpɩkpɩ1suck
nkaŋka n.1soundNdɛ yibi amʋ nka nu ánɩ́ ɩba. I hear the noise of the lorry coming.2.3.2.2Sound2smellKlɔtɩ ɔkʋ lawu wa obu anfɩtɔ, sʋ odebon. Fanu mʋ nka? A mouse has died in this room, so it stinks. Have you smelled him?2.3.4Smell3newsNanu mʋ nka ánɩ́ ɔba. I have heard news of him that he should come.3.5.2.2News, message
nunúʔ(H)v.1to hear someone or somethingKebi amʋ asʋ latin sʋ ɔtamanu asʋn.The boy is deaf and therefore, he doesn't hear.2.3.2Hearcomp.nu asʋn asɩunderstand2to smell somethingKlɔtɩ owu a, fónu mʋ bon.If a mouse should die, you will smell its stink.nu ɔfanto smell a pleasant odour2.3.4Smell
ɔfanɔfã (H) n.pleasant smellOfobi amʋ bʋ ɔfan dʋbɩ. Pomade has a good scent.Batɛ iye bʋ ɔfan.Chicken meat smells good.Apʋsɛ toswie mʋ́ ɩflasʋ wa oyitɔ. Bʋtɔkwɛ mʋ́ wa oputsutɔ, ɩtɔhɔ ɔsɩn, ɩtɛha oputsu tɔwa ɔfan.Black pepper grows on its vine, which climbs on a tree. They grind it and put it in soup. It makes it hot and gives the soup a nice scent.Antbonstink2.3.4Smell
ɔhɩɛnɔhɪ̃́ɛ̃́ʔ n.incenseBɔpʋ ɔhɩɛn amʋ wa ogya amʋtɔ a, mʋ́ ogyasi amʋ lɛha obu amʋtɔ lɔwa ɔfan. They put the incense on the fire, its smoke makes the room smell nice.2.3.4Smell
tutu2der. oftu2 4REDUP1v.1to throw off somethingOfutikokoni amʋ dɛ ɩsɩ tutu. The ant lion is throwing up sand.Nfɔ amʋʋ ɩdɩn ogya amʋ detutu dʋbɩ. The oil that is on the fire is spitting too much.7.3.1.1Throw2to give a bad smellƆkpʋn amʋ detutu dʋbɩ. The toilet is throwing off too much (of a bad smell).cfbonstink2.3.4Smell
wunfawṹɱfá v.to smell somethingWunfa ofobi amʋ kɩ bɛɛ ɩbʋ ɔfan. Smell the pomade and see whether it has scent (you like the smell).Mbwɩ bʋtowunfa ɩfa asa bʋtɔwɩ. Animals smell grass before they eat.Synhɔ afusmell2.3.4Smell