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chinchelliŋcfwʋlɩmɩŋn, impatience
chincheŋn.sg.a kind of funeral dance by women
-chirichi-adjsfxtrustworthy, of good qualityhachirichitrustworthy womangɛrɩchirichihigh-quality cloth
chirisivto dress nicelyHaal la chirise nɛ.The woman dressed nicely.
chɩban, 1lumbar vertebrae (backbones)2whip for beating
chɩgɩsɛcfjagɩsɛjigisivto shake a rattle, bell, or sth. in a bottleYoho lɛ ba yie joŋ chɩnchɩga a chɩchɩgɩsɛ.During a funeral they shake the rattle all the time.
chɩɩmɛvto chime, ringŊ yie du bimbelimiŋ ʋ chɩɩmɛ.When you strike the bell it rings.
chɩɩrɛcfbunsichiesiyelvto scream, to shriek, to wail, to cry loudly Losuŋ nɛ kɛŋ bile, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ ʋ faasa chɩchɩɩrɛThe child is hungry, that is why he is crying loudly.
chɩlvto worryMɩ naaŋ nɩɩ chɛ ʋ sʋʋ, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ mɩ chɩl.My mother is dying, so I am worried.
chɩl chɩladv.sparklingLɩɩ la ka tʋl nɛ chɩl chɩl.The water is sparkling.
chɩm chɩmadv.quietly, gentlyƲ hɔŋ chɩm nɛ.He sat quietly.
chɩmɩŋcfdiikpʋn, debt, fine, loan, credit
chɩmɩsɛvsneezeWuruŋ kɛnʋ nɛ, ŋɩɩ nɛ ʋ chɩchɩmɩsɛ.He has a cold, that is why he is sneezing.
chɩnchɛpʋlan, Combretum
chɩnchɩgan, rattle, tambourine
chɩndiiren, debtor
chɩnɩŋn, space, time
chɩ́ŋcfgbieliv1to stand, be in a standing positionSii chɩŋ.Stand up!2to stopChɩŋ, pʋpɔ ŋ sɩ́ vɛŋ.Stop, don't move.
chɩ̀ŋ (+obj.)v1to borrowLa chɩŋ moribiiŋ nɛ.We borrowed money.2to lendMɩ jaŋ chɩmʋ mɩ teniŋ.I will lend him my book.
chɩrɛv1to pick (fruit, leaves)Mʋ chɩrɛ pɩpaarɩŋ kaa kɔ.Go pick some leaves and bring them.
chɩrɩbɛvto be lumpyHaal la bɩ kʋlʋŋ saanɩŋ jɩŋ, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ ʋ chɩrɩbɛ.The woman does not know how to cook TZ, that is why it is lumpy.
chɩrɩsɛvto spit far, to excrete violentlyƲ hɛ tɔbɔ aa chɩrɩsɛ nantʋɔrʋŋ.He put tobacco in his mouth and spat out violently.
chɩsan, akee-apple tree