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tɛseHHv1rent2lease; for example, the owner of a raffia grove may rent or lease it out to someone who has full use of the grove and is not paid for his work but has to give the owner a share of the wine and maybe of the bamboos as well3give a pledge4mortgagekèé-tɛsétɛsetɛɛsetɛɛsètɛsɛɛ
tɛw1Hv1close2mask3cloak4take the place or the name of another person by deception5disguising oneself to make a good name of yourselfkeetɛwtɛwɛtɛɛketɛɛkètɛwɛɛ
tɛw2botɛwhl.Lhln1/21apron2cloth wrapped between the legs in a traditional mode
tɛ̂wHv1entertain2shelterkeetɛwtɛ̂wɛtɛ̂ɛketɛ̂ɛkètɛ̂wɛɛntɛ̂w
tɛwkeHHv1defend2protect3covertɛwketɛwketɛwkètɛwkɛɛ
tɛyHHv1hook2hang on a hookkeetɛytɛyɛtɛytetɛytètɛyɛɛ
tffuumeLLvcontemplate or think abouttffuumɛtffuumetffuumètffuumɛɛkpwaw, gbwase
tfum1HcimadvevenƐ diemsɛn tfum baa kɛŋke fiɛɛ, wo wvù kpwoon ɛ tfum ɛ no kɛŋke bobimbam, tu wo nu kɛ ɛku jo diee wo.Even if a husband does not have a thing, and you woman has even millions, you are still under your husband.
tfum2Mnvolume or amount a container will hold
tfum3ditfuumM.MMn5/131cave; hollow place underground or in the side of a hill2den; a hollow place in the earth where an animal lives3haunt; a fearful placembuŋ
tfum bonyoʼditfum di bonyoʼ leH LLn5/13shrine; a place or object held sacred for its associationsnsɛm, yew bonyoʼ
tfume1HHv1throw2vomit; to throw up the contents of the stomach through the mouthtfumetfumyitfumyìtfumyɛɛ
tfume2HHvwear clothestfumetfumyitfumyìtfumyɛɛjise
tfumtfumLHvwhisper; speak quietly in a low, soft, breathy voicekeetfumtfumtfumtfumtfumtfumetfumtfumètfumtfumɛɛ
tfuse1LHvscatter a cultivated farmtfusetfuusetfuusètfusɛɛ
tfuse2HHv1answer2reply3retaliate4recuperate5give back6returnkeetfusetfusetfuusetfuusètfusɛɛ
tfuse3HLconjagainbvuu
tfuse ɛkalɛHH MMMidreturntfuse ɛkalɛtfuuse ɛkalɛtfuusè ɛkalɛtfusɛɛ ɛkalɛ
tfuse ɛnvukɛHH MMLidrevenge
tfuse keboHH MHtfuse ɛboidreturn lended labour, such as a women who goes to work with another who had previously worked on her farmkeetfuse kebokose
tfuse yewHH lhsɛɛ juwidcircumcise; to cut off the foreskin of the male sex organ, often as a religious ritekeetfuse yewkene wan
tfuu1MMtfulequanteach; quantifiers specifying a particular thing, noun class 1Wee tfuu eyuw!Every person listen!Wan ɛ́ gbwe kencɛm, ɛ́ ben bocii taa fô kencɛm ke wan e.The child falls sick, all of you should look after the child’s sickness.
tfuu2MMtfulequant1each; quantifier specifying the whole, noun class 32all
TfuuLHMbinonnpvillage in Lower Noni also called Mbinon
tfuw1Hncrumbs; tiny pieces of dry foodkfuw