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Tampulma - English
bubɛgimonceVal naval bubɛgim.Go once. budɛha-sa(type of) snakeBudɛha ya dumnɛ a nyɛn nii tuha.The ‘budeha’ snake lives in water. bugil-atreeTobase kur du bugliwa a go o dama.Tobase likes to plant trees round his house. bugilsaar-sawoodcarverBasig ya bugilsaarrɛ.Basig is a wood carver. bugla-sawell (of water)Bugla ti nii wa lɛm.The well water is not nice to drink. buksito learn, to studyKila sukuu a la buksi.Go to school and learn. bulɛtwiceVal navel bulɛ.Go twice. bunaloadBirichisi ti ya buniwa.A mud block is a load. buna bar dawidawɛstoreroomMu kaa sa buna bar dawirɛ.I want to build a storeroom. bunaasifour timesNyɛ Anuha val bunaasi.Let Anuha go four times. bunbugabunbugsasandy placeNyinbaan ti kpak bunbugre.That road has sandy places on it. buni (bunɛ)oldNyinbaan buni tirɛ mu zim.It is the old road that I know. bunkol-astoneDoon ya bunkola barrɛ.It’s a stony place there. bunkol gulsi-e(round) stoneBunkola gulse nyɛn bar nɔ.There are round stones here. bunkol pɛnɛ(wide) stonesBunkol pɛnɛ nyɛn nyinbaan ti ni.There are wide stones on the road. bunnibol-aroom for small animalsBasig sa o buunibol ti petiiu o dama ni.Basig has finished building the room for his small animals in his compound. bunɔɔta diilidressing wellBe wa zim bunɔɔti diili.The child doesn’t know how to dress wel. bur2dewChɔɔsi nɔ bur fa tɔɔ bar maga.This morning everywhere was covered with dew. bur1to returnO fun ta ba a bur kaali Jerusalɛm.He left them and returned to Jerusalem. burkilugetadpolesBurkiluge laa burigi sampɔta.Tadpoles turn into frogs. burkpaasuwickednessBurkpaasu bɔta ya siurɛ.Wickedness brings about death. burkpaasu tiinatimawicked personBurkpaasu tiina ya baal.The man is a wicked person. burnya diili sahaChristmas timeChɛchi ti tima saksi burnya diili kinkannɛ.The church members always prepare for Christmas very well. buti2to be confusedBaal ti butiu.The man is confused. buti1to pourButi nii ti lil.Pour the water and swallow it.