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taaux vhabitual past tense markerA nta mbɨ no pɛʼ ?Did it really result in something?9.4.1.2Aspect--dynamic verbs
vbe proud4.3.2.3Proud
tàatɑɑvtrample down, pack down (farming bed)Taa louʼ ŋguoŋ soŋʼ, a tyeŋ.Press the ground under the plantain (you just planted) until it's hard.7.7.4Press8.3.6.4Dense6.2.3Plant a field
taafutɑ́ fùúnbee - called 'carpenter bee'1.6.1.7Insect
taiŋtɑ̃ĩCardnumfive (5)8.1.1.1Cardinal numbers
táiŋtɑ̃ĩ🔊vcarry (in arms, on head)7.3.3.1Take something from somewhere
taiŋ ŋkʉʉtɑ̃ĩ ŋkɯɯCardnumfive hundred (500)8.1.1.1Cardinal numbers
táiŋ twotɑ̃j twounspec. comp. form oftáiŋtwovbe angry (at someone), refusing to see someone3.4.2.3Angry
taiŋnchwatɑ̃ĩntʃwɑCardnumfifteen (15)8.1.1.1Cardinal numbers
taiŋwuŋtɑ̃ĩ ɣwũCardnumfifty (50)8.1.1.1Cardinal numbers
tantɨʉʼtɑntəʔɯnquarter head4.5.1Person in authority
taŋ1tɑ̃́🔊tɑ̃n1calabash - long curved neck; vine - only used for making the container for food and wine (distinguished from oil palm by saying taŋ ŋkaŋLagenaria siceraria1.5.2Bush, shrub6.7.7Container2calabash - only used for making the container for food and wine1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
taŋ2tɑ́ŋnoil palmElaeis guineensis1.5.1Tree
taŋ2oil.palm
taŋ3tɑ̃ndistance
táŋ1tɑ̃🔊vgossip O taŋ milaa ŋgaʼ.You gossip too much.3.5.1.8.4Gossip
táŋ2tɑ̃🔊vtrade, buy and sell for business6.8.4.9Exchange, trade
Taŋ Musʉgʉtɑŋ musɯɡɯunspec. comp. form oftaŋ3taŋ2nfarming area near road branching to Mindwa where there are many oil palms and birds
taŋ sɨsʉɨtɑŋ səʃɯəunspec. comp. form oftaŋ3nfar away, long distance (place)
tasitɑsintaxi7.2.4.1.1Vehicle7.3.8Transport
táʼtɑʔɑ🔊v1drive awaytaʼ mɨkuna7.3.3.4Chase away2drive outtaʼ pɨŋ pʉpʉʉexorcise (drive out evel spirits)4.9.4.2Demon possession
te1advso much so that...Zɨʉ kieʼ Mbouʼmbi kweɨ, te mɨyooŋ mʉŋʉ ma kuaʼ nɨnee ŋgɨʉ.” You see how God has helped, so much so that our things all rose up and went."9.2.2Adverbs2interja word used to indicate an emotional effect of the following clauseA gieʼ, “Te ma nzu kɨ ?” He said, "So what will I eat?"9.2.7Interjections3advuntilA faʼ te ŋkyeŋHe worked until he was tired.9.2.2Adverbs4advgives the effect to the preceding verb that the person should try to do that action (not knowing if there will be success or not). (Only used with verbs in imperative mood.)Kuaʼ sye te!Try to get up!
teeŋ1tẽẽ🔊n1pit, dump1.2.1.5Underground2hole in the ground1.2.1.5Underground3den, lair1.6.5Animal home
teeŋ2tẽẽnnumer classifier for whole, round objects8.1.3.3Group of things
téeŋtẽẽ🔊v1make ready, prepareTeeŋ no-o.Get yourself ready.Teeŋ mɨmbiɛʼ.Get fish traps ready.6.1.2.6Prepare2plan 6.1.2.5Plan
teiʼtɛʔivaloneŊ:ka lei ŋgɨʉ hou ma tɨʉʼ wɨ.I don't want to go there alone.4.1.6.3Alone