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càŋcàaŋn.tree planted by cuttings, used for fences
caŋlùmcaŋlùumn.fast growing grass (especially towards the dry season)
caŋnzecaŋnzen.herbs that lower soil fertility, affects growth of cocoyams
caŋsəvbtr.rescue; snatch from danger
cap1vbint.behave recklessly, fearlessly; behave in a rude mannerDer.cəcapreckless behaviour
cap2vbtr.cross over (e.g. from one branch to another)
càpvbtr.blinkNzeŋgòŋ … sə kʉ̀k tseʼ, nə kà lis càp ŋgò yə.The world is watching without blinking to see.
càsəDer. of2give way; allow to pass
càwàkn.waist belt worn by women in olden days; now used main during special dances
caʼrə̀caʼrə̀ən.small tree planted to leave a farm fallow
ce1vbint.cut with cutlass (grass)
ce2vbtr.beat; treat carelessly
cèen.dirty, filthy lifestyle
cèemadv.moving, crying, carrying etc. in a large but disordered manner
cèhèrèʼcèhèrèeʼn.sieve; filter
cemvbtr.close to each other e.g. in planting and delivery
cèp1vbcog.speak; sayDer.cèpsəgreetceʼe1keep talking
cèp2cèepn.non edible fruits like garden eggs, common in shrines
cèp3cèepn.medicine or traditional rite to stop diarrhoea in a child
cèpncìŋ1cèpncìiŋn.gonorrhoea
cèpncìŋ2cèpncìiŋn.tree of which the bark is used for treating venereal diseases
cèpsəDer. ofcèp1vbtr.greet
cèpywicèpywiin.shrub with rough leaves, promotes clotting in fresh wounds
ceʼe1Der. ofcèp1vbint.keep talkingVès ceʼe fa weŋ ncèep sə̀ ŋgò fisə weŋ ntʉm.We are telling you something that will comfort your hearts.
ceʼe2vb.speak nonsense due to insanity