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kawulen, navel, umbilicus
kawulijʋan, umbilical cord
-keeŋ-adjsfxyoung female animalbʋkeeŋyoung she-goat
keerivto increaseƲ naawɩɩlɩŋ keere nɛ.His sore has increased.
kele keleadv.unimportant (only with things)Ŋ wɩɩŋ na chɩŋ kele kele nɛ.Your problem is an unimportant one.
kelenleŋn, double bell
keleŋ keleŋadjwatery, light (with food)Dɩsɩ la ŋaa keleŋ keleŋ nɛ.The soup is light.
kelimiŋn, garden egg
keliŋn, glue, wax, rubber, plastic
kemegen, hammerkop, hammer-headed stork
kenchelen, potsherd, broken pot
kenleŋcfdʋndʋŋaqntaloneƲ dʋndʋŋa kenleŋ nɛ hɔŋ dɩa lɛ.He was the only one who stayed at home.
kenyiricfhaŋkuripɩɩnan, (Hs.) patience
kere tav phrostraciseƲ kpʋ nʋʋ nɛ, ba keru ta ʋ nɩaa tʋɔŋ.He killed somebody, so he was ostracised from his people.
kerenziŋn, (Eng.) kerosene
kericfhososov1to cutKeri pɩɩ la. Cut the yam.2amputateBa dɩa keri mɩ bile naaŋ nɛ.They amputated my child yesterday.3to be too much, too strong (e.g. pepper, salt) Nanjoho kere nɛ.The pepper is too hot.
keribivto be uneven in numberKɩalɩŋ keribe nɛ.The things are uneven in number.
-keribii-adjsfxout of orderwʋkeribiidisorderly thing
kerichicftenjɩnnan, (Engl. 'clerk') officer, educated person, teacher
kerifin, (Hs.) hour, o'clock
kerikivto be underdone (dawa-dawa seeds)Chʋa la kerige nɛ.The dawa-dawa seeds are not done.
kerikiŋn, 1fin (on fish)2thorn or spine