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k, k Nansaali seu‘bie ‘pie aning ‘yeni daana
kangaroon.‘dung ‘irii kanga ang mang dogi ‘bie di ing u peni koring.
kaolinn.yagupielaa.
kapokn.(tree) ‘gongo; pl. ‘gonni (D); ‘goonhi; (its cotton)‘goni.
keeln.‘gbori-kpong ‘muni.
keenadj.1(of points; edges)2‘dire: a knife with a keen edge: ‘su no‘diree; ‘suo nuori ang ‘dire3(of interest; feeling) ‘nimbi-jie; kpiengaa4(of the mind; the senses) nyegeke; kperingdeng5(of persons; their character) nyiginyigi. keen ontari (yeli/bung) yelang.keennessn.‘diibu; ‘nimbi-jiilung.
keepv.1(cause to remain in a position) kpeling; veng ka (nie) kpeling2(a process to continue) ‘chenening3keep somebody/something from doing somethinglegi; legira (nie/bung) yeli iibung4keep something (back) (from): (a) sogili; sogila; sogina (yeli); tari (b) bigi/begi; begira; ngmaa; ngmaara. keep to oneself: (a) tari di ing ‘puong; i ‘gbuli le (D)5(with implied complement; eg. inviolate) nana; di; dira tigiruu; tiinhuu; (be faithful to) tari yeliminga bii limaniye ‘ku; (observe) ‘tu; ‘tuuro; (fulfil) paali; paala; paana6(celebrate) ‘di; ‘dire7(guard; protect) ‘go; ‘goro; ‘gu; ‘guro8(continue to have; have in one’s possession, not lose) taa; tari; taara. keep hold of: ‘ti tari. keep a firm hold on: ‘ti/nyogi tari kpiengaa9(support; take care of; contain) kaa; kaara; kaa ’jieng; ‘bing; ‘binne (esp. a woman)10keep housekaa; kaara ’deu11(own/manage) (of livestock) ‘guoli; ‘guolo; ‘guono; kaa; kaara; tari; taara12(of records) seu (yela) ‘bing; seura ‘binne13(continue to be; remain; in a specific condition) kpengli; kpengla; kpeling; ‘bibe gara14keep on/to‘tori gara; gbagi; gbagira15keep (on) doing somethingi; ira (yeli) gara; nyogi (yeli iibu) gara16(of food; siimaa) bang ‘bing; banna ‘binne17(uses with adverbial particles and preps): keep at something: nyuri; nyura; muo ‘nimbiri; nyogi kpiengaa. keep away (from something): laali ’yi. keep somebody/something away (from): legi/laali nie/bung (‘yi). keep somebody down: ‘diu ‘bing; firi; fira (nie); ngmiehi; ngmieha. keep back: ‘be/kpengli; kpeling ‘puoring. keep off: ta ta; ta pieli; laali. keep on: nyuri; nyura; gara ‘nimbi-toori. keep something on: ing; yari; ‘chigi/vogili bung. keep somebody/something under: tuong; tuona.
keepern.‘goro; ‘guro pl. ‘goribo; ‘guribo kaara; pl. kaariba.
keepingn.kaabu.
keepsaken.cheutaa bung.
kegn.angkuri‘bile; garaa.
kenneln.baa jeng‘jie.
kepin.‘sojehi ‘jupiluu.
kerchiefn.‘zu-taraa; ‘ju-taraa; ‘ju-tarihi; ‘duuku; ‘duukuhi.
kerneln.(bung’biri)sau.
kerosenen.‘karansin; fintina kpaang.
kettlen.dugu’bile; pl. dugu’bilii.
kettledrumn.ganggau kanga buurii.
keyn.saafii; pl. saafiri (D); saafiihi; ‘gboribiri pl. ‘gboribie.
khakin.‘kaakii tani.
khebabn.chenchenga.
kick1n.viribu; pinnuu (D) (gently).
kick2v.1viri; vira; pinni; pinna (aning gberi)2(of a gun; malifa) sagi; sagira; che; chiera3kick against: je; jiera ‘suuri; ‘chiiri; ‘chiire (D); chiihi; chiiha. kick somebody out: kari nie.
kid1n.1bu‘bile; pl. bu‘bilii2(of its leather)bu’bile gbangu3(fig) ‘bibile.
kid2v.dieng; diena; ira puuhi.