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Tata NyoʼLH LnpLord God
taw1Mtavstrugglekeetawtawɛtaaketaakètawɛɛkatɛn, kfuuntɛn, taŋ, lum
taw2Hvmature; fully grown and developedtawɛtawtetawtètawɛɛ
tawcɛHHv1solidify2clot or harden3freeze or become solid because of cold4numbkeetawcɛtawcɛtawcitawcìtawcɛɛ
tawseHHv1scatter2dispersekeetawsetawsetawseetawseètawsɛɛ
tawse weHH lhv1stir up2scatter uptawse wetawsee wetawseè wetawsɛɛ we
tawtɛnLHv1be active or busy2occupiedkeetawtɛntawtɛntawtenetawtenètawtɛnɛɛntawtɛn
tayHv1press something like fufu in the hand as to make it soft2trample; to step heavily with the feet so as to injure or destroy3oppress4idiomatic way of saying to "under-look" someone or consider somebody to be too commonkeetaytayɛtaytetaytètayɛɛfoy, lɛn, som
ta yî kentam eH M LM Hvcrucify; the ancient Roman manner of executing someone by nailing them to an upright crossta yî kentam etaa yî kentam etaà yî kentam etaɛ yî kentam e
taytaytayHHHideo1extremely dark2black3gloom; semi-darkƐkfuŋ jiime taytaytay.It is completely dark outside.tibtibtib, kajiim, bvutfuu, ɛjiwɛ
tee1HHv1call2summon someoneBó teŋe bwe yidvu lɛ la?What do they call the dog?keeteeteeteŋeteŋèteŋɛɛtoy
tee2HMvthe occultic ability to discern hidden things; actually a reference to the stomach from which this ability is believed to come
tee3ɛtewHM.MHtiin5/6stomach; the large muscular bag in the body where food is received after it is eaten and is partly digested before it is passed on to the intestinesTee bayte me.I have a stomach ache.
tee di ɛkalɛ leɛtew e bikaaHM M MMM Hn5/6sole or bottom part of the foot
tee di laba leɛtew e bolabaHM M HH Hn5/6sole or soft part of the shoe beneath the shoe laces
tee dì ŋɛyteidwitch or wizard; literally "stomach of rolling"Kɛ wee tee dì ŋɛyte jee kɛ.A wizard or witch is not good.
teeyteyLHMadj1straight2righteous; morally good and justBonyii bo bofɛɛ ban to nu teeytey ɛ̂ Nyoʼ jise.These two people were righteous in God’s eyes.
tefeHHv1instruct2advise; tell somebody what they should do3counselFo wo ké nɛ mum wam kɛ lo wee lɛ, "Wan caan, wo jemyi la?" Njefo wan caan nɛlo etefe ŋgaywee.You should not just scold a child and say to him, "Child, what are you saying?", because a child might advise an elder.keetefetefeteeteteetètefɛɛseentefe
tefe bvushɛwHH MMvmake a will verbally; tefe gives the connotation of the sound of the voice of the one making the willtefe bvushɛwteete bvushɛwteetè bvushɛwtefɛɛ bvushɛwtefe kpwe
tefe kpweHH Mvgive counsel about matters of death or coming about from the death of someone, lit. advise or counsel death; make a last will and testamenttefe kpweteete kpweteetè kpwetefɛɛ kpwetefe bvushɛw
teletéleMM.MMn9/10tree with bloody sap
telɛHHHv1trap an animal2entrap a person in a scheme3tempt to do wrong, seek to deliver someone up to errorkeetelɛtelɛteeyiteeyìtelɛɛ
temMvtie a wrapperkeetemtemɛtemtetemtètemɛɛ
temeɛtemMH.MMn5/6axe; sharp, heavy metal tool with a metal or wooden handle; used to cut wood
temɛnLHvpenetrate deep or fullkeetemɛntemɛntemenetemenètemenɛɛ