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light4v.1(cause to begin burning or to give out light) chung; chugi; chunna; nyugi; nyugira; (chong; chonna; long lonna2(provide light to, or for) chaang; chaana3light something up(cause to become bright) chaang; pieng (D); peli.
light1adj.1(opp of dark) (of a place‘zie) chaanii2(pale-coloured)jie; chaang.
lighten1v.1(make light or bright) chaang; chaana2(become bright); chaang; pieng3(send out lightning); (saa) nyigiri; nyigira; nyigihi; nyigiha.
lighten2v.(make or become less heavy) i; ira foon.
lightern.(device) chieraa; pl. chierihi.
lightningn.saa nyigihibu.
lightsn.pl. (lungs used as food) bung fuurihi; bungfufugiri.
likableadj.bung nyanluu/nyennuu; bung nunginaa.
like2v.1nung; nuna/nungina; die; diera yela; bo; buora2(suit the health) dieI like rice but it doesn’t like meN nungla ‘mui che a ba diema.
like11adj.to; pl. taa/taaba; ‘yi taa; i ‘yeni2conj.A’wo; anga (D).She can’t cook conjA’wo; anga (D).her mother doesU kung bang maali siimaa a’wo/anga u ma3n.(pers or thing which is equal or similar to something else) (‘yiring) to; pl. taa; taaba; (fig) ma‘bie;4prep.(often governing a pron. noun or gerund) ‘wo; ‘woning; ‘be; ‘berening; ‘yining.What is he like?Wala ung ‘wo/’be?It looks conjA’wo; anga (D).goldu ‘yining na sanglii; u ‘woningye sannii.Something conj. A’wo; anga (D).a’wo; anga5prep.feel conj. A’wo; anga (D).: buora; i a’wo. Look conj. A’wo; anga (D).: ‘yining; i (a)nga/(a)‘wo; ‘yirening; ‘woroning; kaara nga6prep.‘beree; ‘woree; ‘jogo la…
likelihoodn.(yeli) pielibu.
likelyadj.1pieli..ka2(that seems reasonable)‘yining; sigihining.
likenv.liken something to somethingdi manni ning; dira manna ning (D); di maahi ning (W); di ‘bigihi ning; dira ‘bigihe ning.
likenessn.1‘yi-taa/taa ‘yiibu; ‘yeni iibu2(point of resemblance; instance of being like) kuong; ‘worihung; ‘beree3(representation) ‘bigihee.
likewiseadv.bila ning u ‘ju conj. aning ming (moreover; also).
likingn.(fondness) nungbu; dingu; buobu.
lilyn.dau kanga buurii ang ba mang baa yogu la; ka u ‘puuri mang viela.
limbn.1(leg) gberi; pl. gbee; nanggbanga (arm or wing); ‘nu; pl. ‘nuuri (D); ‘nuuhi; kpankpani pl. kpankpama2(bough of tree) da’nu; pl. da’nuuhi.
limber1adj.(flexible; pliable) bung zegiruu; pl. zegira; bung deenhuu; bung’guree2v.zegi; zegira; dengli; dengla; ‘guri; ‘guro.
lime1n.(CaO); salimanti/siminti (maalibu) ‘kuurii.
lime2n.(tree/fruit) ‘lumbu ‘miihuu.
limit1n.tega; ta‘zie; pl. ta‘ziiri; taabu (‘jie); bogu; toga; baaraa; baahaa. Without limitba tari baahaa.
limit2v.limit somebody/something (to something) legi; ngmaa sori.limitlessadj.bumbatari baahaa.
limitationn.ta‘jie; tega; baahaa; legibu.
limp1adj.bung baaluu; ba tari kpiengu.limpnessn.baaluu.