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beckn.To be at somebody’s beck and call‘tuuro nie nuori a ira yeli jaa ung na yeli.
beckonv.kamihi.
becomev.1leu (i); he has become a teacherU leuye karima/‘wuliwulo2become ofyeli pagi nie.I don’t know what has become of him.N ba bang yeli ang paguu.
becomingadj.1becoming (to)2(of dress, etc), (bungyeraa) ning nie kpe; (bungyeraa) viela nie ingang/nie ning (bung inginaa) suma3ang sigihining, ang i a bogung.
bed2v.bed (in/out) (vuo seli (seedlings etcbum‘bulo taa).
bed1n.1‘godo2bungjenaa (a) single bed: ning’yeni ‘godo-jenaa (b) spare bed: saamba ‘godo. To go to bed: ti jeng. To keep to one’s bed: jenning/‘le baalung. To get into bed: kpe ti jeng. To get out of bed: ‘ihi jembung. To make the bed: maali bungjenaa/jeng‘jie3(a) (of a river) kuonhuu/jeng‘jie (b) (for crops)‘gbunnii; tangkpagiri; tengteri.bedrockn.bo a yeliminga ‘jie.bedbugn.kpegilii; kpegilaa (pl) kpegilihi.bedclothesn.bungjenihi; wajehi; ‘kuntuunhi; etc.bedfellown.nie ning u to ang lang bungjenaa.bedriddenkpe ‘deu ning baalung/nyaambu.bedroomn.‘de-jenaa.bedsiden.‘godo sieng/’lomboring.bedsteadn.‘godo-daari.bedtimen.jembu wagiri.
bedaubedpred. adj.(ang) miilining, farining (bebegiti, degiri, kpaang taa).
beddingn.1bungjenihi2‘duunhi ‘do jenjie.
bedlamn.1janjaahiba ‘deu/kaa ‘jie2taawai diebu.
bedouinn.Beduwing; ‘Loribi pichiin(a), yoyuoraa (nomad).
bee2n.‘sibiri. To keep bees: ‘guono ‘sibie. (fig): to have a bee in one’s bonnet: jenning yeli ‘guo, yeli/tiehuu/bung ang dangina nie ‘sikiri/’suhu.beehiven.sidugu; si’togo.beekeepern.‘sibi ‘guono.beelinen.aang ‘tori/’po gara; di sogiraa.
beechn.da‘irii kanga.
beef1n.naahu neni. Cornedbeef2konabiifu, konko ‘puo naneni.
beern.bien daang.
beeswaxn.sigbama ‘suni/’sugini.
beetn.‘biiti; bung’bulii kanga u nyiema ang numa.
beetle2v.daa ‘yi; ‘luri ; yagili.
beetle1n.1sampana; sampantii2‘bulambugiri.
befallv.(yeli) pagi.What has befallen him?‘Bo yeling paguu?It so befell thata tayeng ka.
befitv.sigihining; viela ka.befittingadj.ang sigihining; ang viela ning yelikanga.
beforeadv.1seniI must eat before I go out. N na ‘ding seni che ‘yire2prep. (a) ‘nimbi-tooring. To stand before somebody: ahi nie ‘nimbi-tooring. before my eyes: n ‘nimbiring3conj. (a) seni.Come and see me before you leavewa nyima seni che gara (b) die ‘yie, ‘bi ‘nimbi-tooring.To go on beforedie ‘yie gara (c) ‘bi ‘puoring; pari wa gaa;The day before yesterdaydaari.The year before‘yuoni kanga ni/‘puori ‘yuoni ni.I have seen him beforeN daang nyiung.
beforehandadv.dang i; seni. To pay beforehanddang yeu.
befriendv.nyogi jori; tarining (nie) lamugee.
begv.1suhi2To beg a favour: bo sumbu. to beg somebody. to do something: suhi nie ka u i yeli.I beg (of) youN suhiing.To beg the questiondi ka yeli iye/‘woye bila.beg somebody. offsuhi nie bahi, suhi veng’kuubu ‘ku nie.
begetv.1dogi2waaning yeli.