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Ima1Pers;i
I and hepʉgʉ-ePers;i
I and theypʉgʉ-a pouPers;iClement ya kieʼ pʉgʉ-a pou ndei ŋgɨʉ la, a mbi ze sẅei wɨ ŋgieʼ a twotwo, ndiɛʼ sɨndoŋ. Clement who we and he were to go (together), it was he who had told me that he was coming, but he remained on the road.
I and you (sg)puʼ2Pers;i
I/we and you (sg/pl) and he/theypieŋʼ pouPers;i
ifmbɨ2subordconnmi mbɨsubordconn
if onlykalasubordconnKala ma nzi, ŋgɨʉ sɨku.Had I known, I would have gone to school.
igbo cocoyamkouʼkwan
ignore advisewáa 2vA waa wɨ ngɨʉ pɨgi.She has neglected my advice and gone dancing.
illnesswuoŋn
imitatefʉ̀ʼ2v
immediatelylaiŋaux v>A ŋkùŋ nchoondɨgɛ pou kɨ ndaiŋlaiŋ nchúaʼ.He will knock on the door, and they will immediately open it.ndɨchɨʉndɨchɨʉ
immoral, betyɛ́ ŋgyevSakɨ tiɛ ŋgye zeeŋzeeŋ.A prostitute chases after many men.
impatient, begʉ̀ɨv
imploregóŋ 1v
important partntouʼ2 1n
important, beluaʼ1AdjNdoŋ ye ŋooŋ luaʼ.A husband is an important person.A ye luaʼ.It is important.
impotent, bekẅè2VstatA kẅe.
ina1PrepA Kameluŋ . . .In Cameroon . . .
in front of1Prep
in heat (a dog), bekíeʼ1v
in the middletoŋ3 1Prep
in the middle ofchɨcheŋ 1Prep
in the morningmɨkeɨ 3AV-TEMP
increasezéeŋ 2v
incubatelíɛʼ1vnùŋ 2v
indian bamboofʉʉ leŋʼn
infantmeŋ mbwan
inflatepúŋ 1vPou puŋ koo mutu gieʼ a tyeŋ.They pumped up the tire until it was firm.
inherit2v
initiateẅɛ̀ 2v
in-lawnchin
inner palaceluŋ2 1n
innocent personmbouʼ3nMbɨ yɨ mbouʼ. Pou nzɨʉ pouʼ yɨ.I am innocent. They will see my innocence.
insectzɨza 1n
insect spmuniŋ kɨn
insidemoPrepzyePrepcomp.zyendɨgɛ
inside (of)nzuaʼ2Prep
inside mouthfouʼ mɨsugon
insteadchʉʼ2 2aux vPou sẅei-e ŋgieʼ a gɨʉ sɨku; A chʉʼ ŋgɨʉ mɨtaiŋ.He was told to go to school, but instead, he went to the market.
insufficient, bekáa 2v
intelligent, belyéŋ 2v
intendkìɛʼ1vNchwo ŋkiɛʼ ŋgieʼ ma ntwo.I am intending to come.
intercedekwéɨ1 2v
interest (in business)seinmbie ŋkuaʼ nta, mbie sei
intestinesmɨtwon
invitegóŋ 2v
irontoŋ1n
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