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kuripootin, (Engl.) coalpot, charcoal stove
kurugun, baggy trousers
kurugubien, shorts
kurumcffʋɩɩsiyeuusɔmsurumadv.quietlyBaal la tɔrɛ ʋ niiŋ nɛ kurum.The man is very quiet.
kurumbaŋan, drum
kurumuŋn, stone (laterite)
kuruŋcfkpasan, 1rope, wooden or iron fetter2chair
kusiv1to be hazyLeriŋ kuso nɛ jɩnɩŋThe weather is hazy today.2to be threadbare Ŋmɛŋ la kuso nɛ.The rope is threadbare.
kusiileen, a chronic health condition
kuuto rise, go up (smoke)
kuunivto gleanDɩ ba kʋŋ mɩaa dɛrɛ aŋ ka sekelee, ba jaŋ mʋ kuuni mɩaa.After they have harvested the millet and only the stalks are left, they will go and glean the field.
-kuuŋ-adjsfxshortpɩɩkuuŋpiece of yam
kuusicfbɩsɛchusivto dig out, disinter, excavateƲ kuusi babɩlaa.He dug out shea fruits.
1mod vto come (if followed by main verb)Kʋ jʋʋ.Come in. Nyʋɔsʋŋ to viise kʋʋ lɩɩ.The smoke came out of the chimney.
2-nounthing(follow by adj.)kʋpʋlaa white thing
kʋacfkʋ́ŋkʋ̀ŋn, thing
kʋbalacfdɩaŋ1-num.one2ida certain one, someone, somebodyBaal kʋbala nɛ sie.Once upoon a time there was a man.
kʋbɛɛcfáŋwoŋinterr.who? whoseKʋbɛɛ nɛ mʋ dɩa?Who went home?
kʋbinen, black colourGɛrɩ la ŋaa kʋbine nɛ.The dress is black.
kʋbʋgʋ/kʋbʋkʋŋn, ash colourNɛŋ la ŋaa kʋbʋkʋ nɛ.The cow is ash coloured.
kʋdaaran, herdsman
kʋdiiliŋn, food (pl. is usually used)
kʋdúulúŋcf-dòhón, seedling, crop
kʋdùulúŋn, musical instrument (gen. term)
kʋduuron, drummer