feŋ niiŋ1v phrto bite the lipsƲ feŋ niiŋ nɛ.He has bitten the lips.2idiomto gather courageBa pʋ tɩntɩŋŋaa nɛ, ʋ feŋ niiŋ aŋ dɛrɛ ba kala.They gave him work, he gathered courage and finished it all.