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fa1vbtrgiveFa yi bɛ̀s.Give him the calabash.
fa2fanpen; enclosed areaMvəp cu mʉ mvweʼ fa sə tàŋ.There are five chickens in the pen.Cf.fəfa
fàanlong stick used in a rope trap
faaŋvbtrbe deformed, emaciate or dentedKə̀əbàrə̀ nə faaŋ bup.This pot is all dented.Syn.baaŋ1
fahavbtrfeed a helpless personFaha fa mo nə bɛŋ.Feed the child.Faha fa ŋgà yiyaŋ nə zʉzʉ.Feed this sick person.
fàkvbtrto work; workYi sə fàk fàk.He is working.Cf.fàʼrə
fàkfàkadvtoo much liquid flowingNdzəp rwiŋ vɛʼɛ fàkfàk.The river is full to overflowing.
fam1famnlarge bird that eats grain and chickens
fam2vbtrblow the nosefam zə,blow the nose to send out catarrh.
fam3vbtrflatten; smash
fanaconjso; then; thereforeMo nə à dzèeŋ ŋgò kə̀ tuk ndzəp, fana ma lə̀p yi, yi kə̀ tuk ndzəp sə.The child refused to carry water, so the mother beat her and she carried the water.
FanwìFanwìina female child born next to twins
fàŋgərifàŋgəriiEng. ?nevangelist
faŋŋadjdescribing a depreciated appearance of a patient
fapfapnnarrow valley; opening between stones or other objects
faʼ, faʼnəpnlocthere (near vicinity)Ndap yàm fə faʼ.My house is over there.Yi à kə̀ʼə mʉ nzùu faʼnə.He hung himself on that farm there.
faʼrəadjtight up with very little space in between
fàʼrəvbtrweed after plantingCf.fàk
fe1vbtrweave base of a basketFe mbwè kwès nɛ.Weave the bottom of the basket.
fe2fen tree squirrel with very strong teeth
fe3vbtrpluck or cut off leaves or branches
1fèentree believed to be used for firewood by widows
2fèenasthma attackSyn.mpì2Cf.mpì2
fehevbintsoil at the mouth of hole to prove that a cricket is inside
fekvbcogask