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Aaron npro. Aaroèn
· · Aroèn
Abaddon npro. AÈbadoèn
Abaddon in Hebrew or Apollyon in Greek npro. AÈpolïìoèn
abandon v. keneês
abandon ? v. ñwaès
abandon the same time v. yuèyhaè
abandoned adj. yuègaè
abandoned place s. äum
abatement s. bïìkuèuèbáè
abattoir s. lïìäeèl
Abba s. Abbaè
abbreviation loc. sámkwáp
abbreviation an s. COLBA
abbreviation for "Sous Comite de Langue Basaa". abb. SCOBA
abbreviation for "United Nations Organization". s. nONU
abdominal cavity s. lïìäuèm
Abel npro. Abáèl
abhor v. piïîp
ability s. pok
abominable v. suuñgaèhaè
abound v. äaèaèdáè
abound in (riches, strength, beauty, evil) v. yabaê
abound; increase (weeds, food, speech, animals) v. äoèl
about prn. inyuèu
· prp. jaèm kïìi (äóè)
· s. gwaègwaè
above adv. i ñgïìïì
· prp. i ñgïìïì
· · ñgïìi
above the head prp. ñgïìi
Abraham npro. Abraèhaêm
abscess s. keèeè
absorb v. nyó
abundance great s. bïìnuuê
abundant food adj. hïìäaèñ
abundantly adv. nèyaèambaègaè
abuse s. ñgoèmhaè
abyss s. mòäeè
· · njuènjuèm
· · njuèñgum
· · sóèñkum
academy loc. lïìäay li hóp (u) äasaèa
accelerate loc. koèndáè ñègwee
acceleration loc. lïìkoèndáè ñègwee
accept v. keèmháè
· · láágáè
accept for any reason v. toboêl
acceptation s. lïìtóp
accessories s. gwóâm
accompany a widow in her time of grief v. äudáê
according to conj. kïìiñgeèdaè
accountant loc. muèt mïìnsóèñgi
accuse v. aèk
accuse continually of wrong doing v. sóèhóèp
accuse falsely v. nyáè
accuse falsely someone v. äeèbáè
accuse wrongly v. äáèp
accused be wrongfully v. aègaè
Aceldama npro. AÈkáèldaàmaè
Achaia npro. AÈkayaè
ache s. sïìïì
· v. sïìïì
aches and pains due to too much work s. nduèmbäaè
acid adj. äeya
acid or sweet fruit of the mango family s. kaèsïìmañgaè
acidity s. nyïìi
acquaintance s. nèyinaê
acquittal adv. cwát
acre s. aèkeèl
act of barring the way v. sïìgaè
act of inheriting s. lïìkaèt 1
act of moulding s. lïìmaè
act of peeling v. lïìkoboêl
act of pinching s. hïìndïûnaè
· · hïìndïìndiñaè
act of saying "ya!" s. nèyáèhgaè
act of taking by force s. nèsaèna
act or work of building s. maèóñ
active member loc. nèlaêl-peèe
Acts s. Mïìnsón mi Äaomaê
acuteness s. bïìndeèeê
· · bïìndeâeö
Adam npro. Adaèm
add v. äeehaè
· · äeèt
add a little money when you have paid debt v. pot
add more v. äat
add something to v. edáê
add to another's talk v. pándáêl
added name s. sïìhaè
adder, kind of snake s. kuèuè bilïìm
adding to another's talk s. lïìpándáêl
addition s. koèndáè
· · lïìkoèndáè
address v. kweèleès
· · podoês
adenitis s. mip
adhere v. paèñgaèp
· · páèñgáèp
adjective s. mbaèeñ
administration s. aènáè
administrator s. ñgómeên
· · ñgómïîn
admire v. äáèñáèl
· · máèmláè
admire at a place..., for... v. máèmláènáè
admire one another/each other? v. máèmlaènaè
admission s. pahaêl
adore s. äegeês
adult adj. neñha
adultery s. mòpuèñgu
· · ndeèñg
advance s. bïìäaèaè
advantage s. ndóèóèbaè
advent s. AÈvaêñ
adverb s. kóèóè
· · papahláná
adversary s. ñèkeèdäaè
· · ñèkóèläaè
advice s. bïìniigana
· · maèeba
· · yihná
affair for giving child an enema s. ñgïìräaè
· · ñgóèhóèp
affectation s. nyáègi
afraid of be loc. kóèn wóèñi
Africa npro. AÈfrïûkaè
African "castanet", but they shake it s. nèsas
after adv. ki
afterbirth s. gwalá
afternoon s. äuga jóp
afternoon late s. bïìkoègoo
afterwards adv. mbus
· · yik
Agabus npro. AÈgaboè
again adv. kïì
against prp. ïì kóèläaè
age s. bïìmañ
· v. uèn
age old s. bïìmañ
aggression loc. maèhóñóêl ma oboès maèm
agitate v. nyáèñg
agitator s. muèt mòpuèñgu
agree v. äeèheèl
· · keèhmáè
· · uèmáè
agreed adv. äaäas
agreement s. bïìyáègna
· · náábáè
Agrippa npro. AÈgrïûpaè
agromomy s. yïìgïîl i maêm ma nsón u isi
Ahidjo npro. Ahidjo
Aids s. sidaè
air s. mbáèbi
· · mbuu
airplane s. aèvïìóêñ
Alas! int. hokoö!
alas! adv. hookoö
albino adj. mbáy
alcoholic drink s. móèóèk
alcoholic drink from corn s. arkïì
Alexander npro. AÈleèxandaè
Alexandria npro. AÈleèxandrïìaè
alga s. njóèóèäóêt
Algeria npro. AÈlgerïìaè
alien s. nèlóâlóè
alife, raw adj. yoèmi
all adj. códisoê (códisonaö)
· · gwóbisoê
· · hyósonaö
· · jólisonaö
· · mómasonaö
· · nyáênsonaö
· · ñwómisonaö
· · wónsoê
· · wónsonaö
· · yósonaö
all leafy food s. háèyáèk
all night adj. lelhá
all together loc. ñgáèm yaèda
all together! s. ñgáèm
all wise one God only s. Äatuêpeêk
alliance s. aèdäaè
· · maèlombla
almighty s. äayáêmikóèk
· · äayáêmlikóèk
· · äayáêmlikóèk
Almighty The s. äayáêmikóèk
almond loc. áènd ñkana
· s. nèsó
almost s. gwaègwaè
· v. háá
aloe kind off loc. hïìkuèmlaè njeêk
alone adj. äótaöma
· · jótaöma
· · mótaöma
· · ñwótaöma
· · yótaöma
· · yóètama
· prn. gwótaöma
· · hyótaöma
· · nyátaöma
· · wáètama
· · wótaöma
alphabet chart loc. lïìäam li makedeêl
Alphaeus npro. AÈlfeoè
already adv. ma
also adv. kïì
· prn. wóêk
· · yóèk
· · yóêk
although conj. tóè la kïìi
always adv. kóñkóñ
Amato,Francãois npro. Amato
amaze v. egeês
amazed v. háêl
amazement adj. helha
amazing adj. egha
· · eèghaè
· · helha
· · háágádágá
ambiguity s. ndibdaè
· · nèlibdaè
Amen s. AÈmáèn
amen int. AÈmáèn
America: USA npro. AÈmerkaè
among themselves adv. äó nïì äó
among yourselves loc. äeèe nïì äeèe
amount s. lïìäim
amulet s. jelá
· · jeláê
· · jeláê
· · ñgïìt
amulet kind of s. lïìsak
· · móèdäaèk
an inherited thing or person s. yiglaè
an order s. ndaèk
analyse in order to sabotage v. yuyuêy
Ananiah npro. AÈnaèniaè
Ananias npro. AÈnaèniaè
· · AÈnaèniaè
ancestor s. sogolsoègoèl
ancestor of all Ndok Nlet npro. NÈleèt
ancestors s. äaètaètaê
anchor s. lïìoèñ
ancient adj. äáèháá
· adv. koèba
ancient (tree, hills, water...) adj. hïìloèlombïð
and conj. nïì
and so on loc. ikb
· · lkb
and what then? adv. laláên?
Andrew npro. AÈndreâaè
angel s. añgáèl
anger adj. hïìhïìdïìk
· s. äa
· · hïìun
· · hódgaè
· · hómbóêk
· · kóèóèáèm
· · lïìyóda
· · lïìyót
· · maèyót
· · njoo
Angola npro. AÈñgolaè
angry adj. nyeyha
anguish s. bïìäïìñlaè
· · bïìkuèuè
· · njónók
animal s. hïìkwá
· · nuèga
animal hair; wool s. lïìhuèuè
animal of porcupine family s. mbáp
animal size of a cat; no claws, climbs tree with teeth s. yóègi
animal skin with the hair s. koègoèoè
animal species loc. hyáèl (hi) hyóbïð
animal track s. lïìhañ
animal tracks s. nètóa
animated adj. kenda
ankle s. kókóaè
Anna, a prophetess npro. Anaè
Annas, father-in-law of Caiaphas npro. Anaè
annihilating adj. nètïìda
annointing oil s. njaèhbaè
· · njaèhäaè
announce v. äep lïìkaloè
· · láègáèl
announcement wrong s. bïìmbóèaè
annoy v. yebeês
annoy somebody v. äalañ
anoint v. hóó
· · lamhaè
anoint for v. hooê
anointing oil s. nèhóóêp
anopheles s. lïìñgañg
another adj. hógi
· · mada
· · ñwada
· ·
· · waèda
another thing adj. ipá
another wife of one's husband s. mbala
anothers adj. ñwañan
another's adj. cañan
· · gwañan
· · jañan
· · wañan
· · yaèñan
answer s. ndïìmbháè
· v. tïìmbháè
answer argument v. pándáêl
answer at the same time v. tïìmbhaèhaè
answer back and forth when at work v. nóèbóèl
answer in joking adv. laès
· · njáès
answering argument s. lïìpándáêl
ant s. kuèuènjaèñ
ant eater s. mbaègháè
ant kind of s. kaèdáê
· · mbáèáèhám.
· · mboba
· · njikdikidáê
· · nyáâp
antelope species s. so
antenna loc. ñèkuèm u ñkoès tóè loèoès ndóñ
Anthill s. lïìsuluêk
antic s. njánd
Antioch npro. AÈntïìokïìaè
Antipas npro. AÈntipaès
antipathy s. bïìäa
antonym s. mbaèñ
ants'nest s. lïìsuluêk
anvil loc. ñgóèghïìuu
any food cooked in a leaf with oil and seasoning s. ñèkono
any old man of tribe s. äóètaètaê
any old woman of the tribe s. äóèinïð
any woman of the same age as one's grandmother s. maèjoè
anyone of one's mother's people s. nyaèndom
anything loc. gwókïûgwóö
anything edible s. jáo
· · jáèo
anyway adv. kóèglá
aoe of father's people of op. sex s. ñèoo
aoe of mother's people of op. sex s. ñèoo
apart adj. póèpóègaè
apartheid loc. äoèoè i ñkógó anáè i mbagla maèten
Apollos npro. AÈpoloè
apostle s. aèpostáèl
· · ñèomaê
apostrophe loc. hïìkáp hi ñgiïì
appeal s. nèseèblaè
appear v. nánáê
appear clearly v. äaèmbaèp
· · kóyóêp
appear (moon) v. ta
appear openly v. äaèmbaèp
appearance loc. bïìnuènul bi mis
· · äa ïðkeède...
appearance (of the moon) s. maèta (ma soñ)
appearing s. maètihlá
appertaining loc. lïìäaêk li joê
Apphia npro. Apïìaè
Appiiforum s. foèruêm
Appius npro. AÈpiuès
apply v. yïìdnáè
appreciation, good mark loc. mboègi laöm
apprentice s. nèsóèn
apprenticeship loc. yïìgïîl i äoloö
approach v. äaambáè
· · hegeêp
· · hegeêp
· · koègáè
· · sáèáèñgáè
appropriate v. yóèbóèl
approval s. lïìnáábáè
· · ñgeèmháè
approve v. yonoês maèkaèk
approximately prp. jaèm kïìi (äóè)
april s. maètop
apron s. haambáná
aquarium s. yïìmb ndap
Aquila npro. AÈkuilaè
Arabia npro. AÈraèbiaè/ AÈrabïìaè
Aramaic npro. aèraèmeaè
arbitration s. soñga
arched adj. láláp
Archelaus npro. AÈrkeèlaoè
Archer s. nèláèñ
archer loc. nèláèñ mòpihloñgo
ardent adj. lïìkalaêk
ardour s. nduèmbäaè
Are you willing to... conj. wáèá
area loc. páès i mbók
· s. pok
area definite loc. hoèñgoèoè mbók
Areopagus s. AÈreèoèpagoè
Aretas npro. AÈretaè
arge, strong animal s. kóhmasïìñ
argil s. lïìñgeènd
argue v. aèmblaè
· · peèeènaè
argument s. peèeènaè
Arimathea npro. AÈrïìmaètiaè
arise v. táláêp
Aristarchus npro. AÈrïìstarkoè
arithmetic s. nèsóèñgi
arm pit s. nyaèmbedge
· · nyaèmbugi
Armageddon npro. AÈrmaègedoèn
armpit hair (for women) s. ñwóèy
around adv. nètolaê
arrange for somebody v. äogoêl
arrears s. bïìyeglaè
arrest s. maègwáèlaê
arrival s. bïìloâl
· · maèlóè
· · maèsuèmbáè
· · maèsuèmbláè
· · maèsuèuèmbáè
arrive loc. kop ceèe
· v. äaambáè
· · äoèñaè
· · äól
· · cegeêl
arrive late for any reason v. suguêl
arrive with pomp v. äaambáè
arrive with pomp, dignity v. tihïîl
arrive with pump v. suèmbláè
arrogance kuèmbáè
· s. bïìñgat
· · bïìya
· · bïìyat
· · kuèmbaè
· · lïìpaèmaèl
· · maèäun
· · yak
arrogant adj. yak
arrow of small bow; under side of raphia palm branch s. mbaèmbaè
Artemis npro. AÈrtemïìs
article s. yóâm
article to clean with powder s. sel
article with which to eat s. jel
article with which to wash s. soâl
article with which you wash s. soèl
articulation s. kidäóñ
· · yóèñgóèk
artist s. ñèkoèhláè
as adv. kïìgïìi
· · kïìi
· · kïìkïìi
· conj. kïìi
· · wáèá
as a pig adv. seeö
as far as adv. ïì káè pam
· prp. ïìkáèpam
· · látáèáè nïì
as far as ...is concerned??? loc. ïì kóèläaè nïì...
as fas as prp. ïìlóèpam
as for prn. inyuèu
as ground food adv. yáèbiyáèbi
as grown together adj. aèt
as if adv. wáâñgóèñlá
· · wáâñgóèñlá
as long as adv. nètál
as quiet as a corpse adv. äïìm
as soon as conj. äaâñ
· · kunda yada
as though adv. wáâñgóèñlá
ashamed adj. yuèyhaè
ashes s. lïìäu
Asia npro. AÈsiaè
ask v. äaèt
· · yet
ask a riddle loc. koèbáè koèbi
ask each other questions v. äaèdnaè
ask favor of someone v. tóógáè
ask for something v. yaègaèl
ask many questions v. äïìhlaè
ask questions v. äaèdaè
ask sth at the same time v. äeèdhaè
asphalt; sticky substance from trees used as paste s. hïìcó
ass s. jaèkaês
assembly s. tïì
association s. lïìkóèda
· · nètoñ
· · ñgaènd uèndäaè
assume control of (road) v. hañgaêp
assumed adv. yaèa
astonish v. egeês
· · egáê
· · meèdïì
· · meègïì
astonishing adj. egha
· · eèghaè
· v. suk
astounding thing loc. an jaêm
at prp. nïì
· · yak
at a glance adv. kwápkwáp
at a stroke ono. kwáp
at a sweep adv. fim
at a swoop ono. kwáp
at home prn. äeâhnïð
· · máèánïð
at intervals adv. kábkáp
at once adv. bïìteebïðloñi
at one gulp s. nètum
at that very place adv. ha nyáön
at that very time adv. ha nyáön
at the same time loc. nèleèleèm ñgedaè
· · ñgáèm yaèda
Athens npro. AÈteên
atmospheric pressure s. mbïìmbaè
atonement s. bïìkwaèk
attach something in a clumsy way v. aèñdáè
· · kañdáè
attack loc. maèhóñóêl ma oboès maèm
· v. äïìnäáè
attack boldly v. añgäáè
attack boldly for... v. añgäáènáè
attempt s. bïìnóèóèdáná
attempt to break self loose v. tuègdaè
attendance loc. äa ïðkeède...
· s. maètibla
attentively adv. sóèó
attitude to defer something s. kïìïìñakïìïìñaè
attract v. yóèñaè
aubergine s. hïìsïìñgi
audience loc. lïìäay li äoêt
· · tïì i äaámbláè
· s. äaèámbláè
august s. hïìkañ
Augustus npro. AÈuègustoè
aunt s. äóèinïð
Australia npro. AÈuèstraèliaè
automn rain loc. nóâp maèkos
avail help v. tubuês
avarice s. hïìäañ
· · hïìäañaêl
· · wïìm
· · wïûm
avaricious adj. ñèkïìbóêñ
avenge v. puèn
avenger s. mòpuèn
avoid v. äaèmbláè
· · káñgláè
· · káñláè
await v. äáèmb
awake v. toèdoèl
away with loc. máè si máê!
away with evil! v. si
awl s. mbïìk
axe loc. sósóö nèsó hond
· s. ñèkuèláèñ
Azotus npro. AÈsotoè
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