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tenɛHHvdryKpwoon ɛ tenɛ ndvú ye.The woman has dried her clothes.tenɛten'yiten'yìten'yɛɛ
tense laHH Hten lancontrolled fire; made by tracing the fire or making a fire break by setting fire to a certain area to keep the fire from spreading to living quarters or homes
tewMv1make a special request2make a choicekeetewtewɛteeketeekètewɛɛcaw
tewediteweMMn5/131horn2animal tusk which has been carved into a musical instrument
tey1Htoyvaccuse falselyteyɛteyteteytèteyɛɛcu, tɛɛ
tey2Hvrepair the handle of a tool, especially in carpentryteyɛteyteteytèteyɛɛ
teytey1HHvdelaykeeteyteyteyteyteyteyiteyteyìteyteyɛɛ
teytey2lhMadjsteady
1Mnum3, cardinal number threemaaŋ, fɛɛ, tɛ, nɛ, tin, soocaan, sooshwiy, nyaŋ, bvuukɛ, yuufe,one, two three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten.
2ɛtaM.MHn5/6stone, rockBó kuyte ɛta.They are cutting stones.
tɛ di buu di yew eMn5/6corner stone of a house; used to align all the foundation of the house; the builder may put aside various stones till he identifies the very one to use and then he will shape it perfectly for his purpose
tɛ di caanM H LLn5/61small stone2pebble
tɛ di lew eM M L Hn5/6kidney stone; a painful lower-back condition caused by the presence of tiny, mineral crystals in the kidneys or by passing through the tube leading from the kidneys
tɛɛ1MMvrub oil, mud, faeces on particular portions of the bodykeetɛɛtɛɛlɛtɛɛletɛɛlètɛɛlɛɛ
tɛɛ2MMvaccusetɛɛlɛtɛɛletɛɛlètɛɛlɛɛcu, tey
tɛɛncɛnHHv1insist on something2demand something persistentlykeetɛɛncɛntɛɛncɛntɛɛncinetɛɛncinètɛɛncɛnɛɛ
tɛkekeLLLfinlaaŋkɛŋadj1weak or powerless2careless
tɛkɛHHv1collect rain water directly from the sky2cover something or oneself3shieldtɛkɛtɛketɛkètɛkɛɛbaŋ
tɛlɛHHv1hang on2exposeƐ wvú jo fiɛɛ fì wvú bee keenyilɛ kaa tɛlɛ ɛ ɛ̀ nu yî goo le.He has taken what he was supposed to hide and instead put on his spear.keetɛlɛtɛlɛtɛɛletɛɛlètɛlɛɛ
tɛmHv1search2investigatetɛmɛtɛmtetɛmtètɛmɛɛtasse
tɛmeHHv1strong2difficultBolemsɛ bò lewte keseen tɛmyi baay.The men who are running now are very strong.keetɛmetɛmetɛmyitɛmyìtɛmyɛɛgicaa, tɛme, ntɛme mvuŋgay, ŋkancaŋ, kowntɛme
tɛm'yi ɛkolɛidbe stubbornWo tɛm'yi ɛkolɛ baay.You are very stubborn
tɛnhladjalso; besides or in addition to
-tɛnMaspsfxa verbal suffix meaning "to divide in two"Mbun ɛ gawtɛn bvulɛm ɛ gɛɛ yew.Mbun divided the fufu and put it in the house.
tɛnɛLHvopentɛnɛtɛntenetɛntenètɛntenɛɛyene, ŋɛm