A - a

abandon v. maè'ïì (4)
· · visi kí samo'
abdomen n. ílvaê2 (1)
able, be v. ka' (2)
· · kaè' a
able to advise v. ghe'ní (2)
able to think independently v. ghe'ní (1)
able to think maturely v. ghe'ní (1)
abortion n. ibzi i wayn tÏì ka ílví kfeyn
· · ifvísÏì i wayn
about, be v. chem (2)
about to speak n. atu ilemi (2)
above n. gha'ní (2)
· prep. atu2 (2)
above, be v. gha' (2)
abrade v. kwoèsÏì
abruptly adv. gvÏìtÏì2
abscess n. alÏî
· · ateêm (2)
absent-minded, be v. ikfaê'tÏì i bu ghí wi
abstain v. bam
absurdity n. aènguè iwo
abuse v. te (3)
abyss n. nkfeèñ (1)
accept v. bími (2)
accident n. igaêyn iwo i bí-i
· · ilem
acclaim v. lu' (2)
accumulate v. timi ko'
· · tu' (1)
· · yvÏìñtÏì (2)
accustom v. kyatí (1)
ache n. iyaf
· v. yaf (1)
ache, cause to v. yabsí
Achilles tendon n. fíghañ fí tofí ibaèm i ífyeyn
aching n. yafíní (1)
acidic in taste, be v. fyeèytÏì
acquaint v. kyatí (1)
act anxiously v. nyueè'ïì nÏì Ïìwuyn
act as an accomplice v. gaèmtÏì sí ni iwo i bí-i
act as if insane v. keèblÏì (2)
act carelessly v. njïìlÏì
act happily v. nyueè'ïì nÏì Ïìwuyn
act sluggishly v. ghæòtÏì
act suddenly v. dvÏìnïì nïì
· · tu (5)
action of pepper n. iyuês (1)
active, be v. ghaèblÏì (3)
Adam's apple n. aèndoèñ ítoñ (2)
add v. ba'sí (1)
· · kfeynsí
add firewood v. kwoè ínkaê'
· · kwoè ívís
add soil v. leèmïì (3)
adding n. iyomtí (2)
address by maternal relatives n. ngví ndoê
adjust well v. faytí tisí
admiration n. isemi
· · isemtí
admire v. keè'tÏì
· · semi
· · semtí (1)
adopt v. lïì1 (2)
adopt, take for oneself v. lïì sí naè kelí sa afo a ngeñ
adorn with designs v. nyoètÏì
adult n. wul í lwema (1)
adultery n. ijuêm i ghÏîkïì í gheêl
· · ikoêyn
advice n. atef
· · itebtí (1)
advise v. tef
advise a bit v. tebtí1
afar adv. nje
affected by a dream, be v. chí
affirm v. bími (3)
· · toè' (3)
afford v. keli (4)
afraid, be v. faèyn
after prep. ibaèm (2)
afternoon n. mbol aèbeè
again adv. fi (1)
age n. beèñ1 (3)
age mates n. ngwaè'
aged adj. lwema (2)
agitate v. seè' (2)
agony n. nge' (5)
agree v. bími (2)
· · koèynÏì (7)
· · tas (2)
· · yíní1 (1)
agree with v. jemtí (1)
agreement n. míkaêyn (2)
ahead prep. así1
aim v. lu
· · lutí1
aim at v. lutí1
air n. ayvís (5)
· · iyví1 (2)
air particle n. ibví (2)
ajar adj. aèzÏì-azí
· adv. idzís adzís
alarm n. íkfífi (2)
albatross n. ngví Ïì jvaè (2)
albino (loan word) n. mÏìkalaè (1)
alive v. ítwo (sí naè ghí)2
alive, be v. ghí1 (2)
all adj. jÏìm (1)
all (people) adj. ghÏì jÏìm (1)
all people n. ghelí ghÏì jÏìm (1)
alleviate v. faèbtÏì nge'
alligator n. ïìnfoèm (1)
allow v. bími (5)
· v (imp.). visi (3)
allow to dry a bit v. juli
allow to mate v. ke'sí (1)
allow to pass v. bu'sí (3)
alone adj. nïìnyíñ2 (1)
· adv. nyíñ3
already adv. ma5
· asp prog. 3
also adv. boñ2
· · fi (2)
· · kímí
altar n. abañ ifu
altogether adj. ghÏì jÏìm (2)
always adv. lum3
· · timi2 (1)
· n. mílví Ïìn jÏìm
amazed, be v. nÏì ikayn i (sí naè ghí)
amazement n. ikayn
ambition n. ighaêblÏì (3)
ambitious, be v. ghaèblÏì (2)
amble v. ghayní
amendment n. itisí iwo (3)
amount n. akoêyn (1)
ancestor n. naè naè nïì kesa naè naè bæò í wu aèsí
· · nkfÏì nse (1)
ancestors n. ghÏìboè í ghÏîboè
ancient man n. wul así (3)
and adv. fi (2)
· conj. í1 (1)
· conj coord. nÏì1
· · ñeyn
angel n. nchïì FÏìyïìnïì
anger n. akfÏîyn
· · Ïìtoñ í yafíní
· v. nïì na wul nyo'sí ítoñ
animal n. nyam1 (1)
animal, cud-chewing n. nyam sïìsÏì a sí n-kasi ko'sí ífwo í yíní sí naè chama
ankle bone n. fíkolakol
ankle joint n. ayuêñ avÏì
anklet n. nchaê' Ïìfyeèyn
announce v. jaèñ (3)
announcement n. ijaêñ (4)
annoy v. nïì na wul nyo'sí ítoñ
· · yaf (2)
annoying n. yafíní (2)
annul v. kfÏìm2 (2)
another adj. lïì2
answer v. beèynsÏì (1)
answer yes v. bími (2)
ant n. fílví
· · fÏìngoêñlí
ant lion n. bÏìli-bÏìli
antelope n. fíchue (1)
· · ngwo
· · nsu
anthill n. mbvÏìk (1)
· · mbvÏìk mÏìngoêñlí
anthropoid n. nyam keê' ta wul
· · nyam zÏì a yi n-keê' ta wul
ants n. mílví (1)
anus n. duèyn
· · íchfÏî isas
· · íchfÏî í duèyn
anvil n. ayeêm
anxiety, cause v. luè'sÏì (3)
anxious, be very v. nyueè'ïì
any pro. kaè2
anyhow adv. bím
anyone pro indef. noê mí ikaè
anything pro indef. noê mí gha
anytime conj. mílví gha
· pro indef. noê mí ílví gha
ape n. achuêm
apology n. ikumi íwuyn (2)
apostle (Bible) n. wul ntum
appear v. keè' (1)
appearance n. ikeê'2
appease anger v. ye'ní (1)
appetizing, be v. fom
apprentice n. wayndaè ïìfeèl
April, month of hunting n. njoñ ïìbyem
apron n. aghañsí
arch n. ajeñ (2)
arch of foot n. jím aèvÏì
area n. aleê'
argue v. beè'nÏì (1)
· · guèmnÏì
· · sa' iwo
argue about v. cho'ní
argue about things v. sa'tí awo
argument n. anguèmnÏì
· · ibeê'nÏì (1)
arithmetic n. akoêyn (2)
arm n. íkœ (1)
arm pains n. gvím
armchair n. achí a ndaèñ
armpit n. kaêf
army ant n. ñaèñaèñ
around prep. nguèñ1
arrange v. tisí (2)
arrangement n. itisí iwo (1)
arrest n. ighal (3)
· v. ghal (3)
arrive v. gvïì sí ya'i1
· · nduè sÏì ya'i (2)
arrow n. ighoñ (2)
· · ighoñ i fínchya
artery n. fíghañ (2)
arthritis n. iko'i ayuèñ
artificial respiration n. inïî na wul zuesí nÏì Ïìwu
as adv. ta1 (1)
· adv simult. se sí
ascend v. ko' (1)
ash to rise, cause v. fÏìl (1)
ashamed, be v. dyÏìl (2)
· · wumi (1)
ashes n. abví (1)
ask v. bíbtí
· · bíf (1)
· · chwotí (1)
· · loyn (2)
assemble v. yvÏìñ
· · yvÏìñtÏì (3)
asthma n. abví a kÏîjeèm
astonishment n. ikayn
at prep. a1
at intervals adv. a nchfaèsÏì-a nchfaèsÏì
· · a nteèmsÏì-aê ntemsÏì (1)
attach v. baysí
attain v. chem (3)
· · kelí1 (2)
attempt v. moèmsÏì (1)
attitude toward one's behaviour n. ji sí ghal íwuyn
attractive, be v. jofaè (1)
August, month of landslides n. njoñ kfÏìmsÏì
authority n. adya' (2)
automobile (loan word) n. mítuè
available, be v. boyní (4)
avocado pear n. bzæê
avocado tree n. fíkaê' fí bzæê
avoid v. li wi wul iwo (sí naè)
awake, be v. keè' (3)
awaken v. yeèm
· · yeèmaè
aware, cause to be v. tobsí (1)
awhile n. nkeèf
axe n. njaèm
axe handle n. ífyeyn í njaèm
axe, small n. aènchuêbtÏì (1)
· · fÏìnjaèm (1)
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