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la1Demthere (near hearer)9.2.3.5Demonstrative pronouns
la2Coordconnbut, howeverFuoŋ mɨniŋ gieʼ, la mbɨ pou mɨŋwèi poŋ chɨʉ, kee ŋka mɨniŋ nee pɨ́ sye pɨ. The king of the animals said that they could not hold the meeting without all the animals present.9.6.1.5But
laalɑɑ🔊nlamp, torch5.1.1Furniture
láalɑɑ🔊vsoarPou laa nki wʉgʉ ngɨʉ nzẅeiʼ ndɨga ntʉʉ pou.They stole/borrowed our song and taught it in their school.1.6.4.1Animal movement
làalɑɑvcomfort a child4.4.4.2Show sympathy, support2.6.4.1.1Care for a baby
láa ŋgweilɑɑ ŋɡweivsoar and pick (ie. a bird picks a fowl).1.6.4.1Animal movement
laafɨgɨlɑɑ fəɡəunspec. comp. form offʉgɨunspec. comp. form oflaanlightning1.1.3.6Lightning, thunder
laiŋlɑ̃ĩaux vimmediately>A ŋkùŋ nchoondɨgɛ pou kɨ ndaiŋlaiŋ nchúaʼ.He will knock on the door, and they will immediately open it.
làiŋlɑ̃ĩ🔊v1movement of someone or something by or into something, passing of timeNyiɛʼ ze ndaiŋ ŋkẅɨ. He secretly passed into the bush.Ndaiŋ no lieʼmbi chɨʉ la nzi ŋgieʼ . . .Because of that day, they know that . . .7.2.3.5Move past, over, through2succeed (an exam), succeed (in doing something)Ma mɨnzi kieʼ ma ndaiŋ ŋwei. I didn't know if I would succeed at catching it.6.1.3.2Succeed3happenA laiŋ kɨ mɨsugo nchoo paiŋ mbɨ ? What happened to your teeth?"9.1.2.1Happen
lamanchilɑmɑɲʃinorange5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit
lamanchi chaalɑmɑntʃi tʃɑɑnlemon5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit
lamanchi laŋlɑmɑntʃi lɑŋngrapefruit5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit
laŋ1llɑ̃🔊nhorse1.6.1.1.3Hoofed animals
laŋ2l̀lɑ̃́ŋntree species1.5.1Tree
láŋlɑ̃v1stir (fufu)5.2.1.2Steps in food preparation2wound (verb)2.5.3Injure
làŋlɑ̃🔊v1hide 7.6Hide2save, keep7.4.5Keep something
laŋ kẅɛʼlɑ̀ ŋkɥæ̌ʔntree species; medicine is made with the leaves1.5.1Tree
lapalɑpɑncloth worn by a woman5.3.2Women's clothing
leDemthere (far from hearer)9.2.3.5Demonstrative pronouns
leeleentype of dance (originally given by Balikumbat to Bafanji); also type of dance group that meets at Pa John's house every pwombɨʉʼ4.2.4Dance
leeŋ1lẽẽ🔊nforge6.6.2.3Working with metal6.6.2.2Smelting
leeŋ2lẽẽ🔊nslime (organic)1.5.4Moss, fungus, algae
léeŋlẽẽ🔊vcopulate, have sexual intercourse2.6.2Sexual relations
lei1lei🔊nbirdlime (adhesive to catch birds)6.4.3Hunting birds
lei2leinround joint2.1.6Bone, joint