Likpakpaanl – English


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boo2adjectivenarrow (by nature narrow - cf. piib)
boon1inf. var.booni1verbbend, be bent, swoop downI booni ke ŋikaagii le aah booni ke ŋi ti chuu tinann na.They (the horses) come swooping down like eagles attaking their prey.
boon2inf. var.booni2verbpaint, spread liquid or powder over something M bi booni kidiik la.I am painting the room.
booni1inf. var. ofboon1
booni2inf. var. ofboon2
boroboropl.boroboro tiibcfkpilnnounbread (loan word)5.2.3.1Food from plants
verb1follow, pass through (a country, with v. 'dii'), pass through (a hole) ...le ki di ŋi bɔ ibuen inaa. ...and pass them (the sticks) through the four rings.2pass through or between
verbdip (something into a liquid)Utotoor ga di uŋanbik bɔ nsin ni.The priest shall dip his finger into the blood.
bɔfamcffamtibɔr1nounnonsense, useless words/matterIkaal ngbaan aa ye bɔfam, ima le ye nimi aamɔfal.These teachings are not idle words, they are your very life.
bɔkldial. var.bɔɔlverbdivide in two, split open...ki ku unaaja ki bɔkl u ŋibɔk ŋilee....and kill a bull and split it in two.
bɔl bɔladverbintensifier
bɔln1verbwoo, love, be promised in marriage,seduce
bɔln2dial. var. ofbɔnn
bɔncflibɔmbɔnlmbɔmadjectiveblack (iŋmanyuu i bɔn na 'smoke which is black')mbɔmbɔmcomp.nounblack, dark (colour)
bɔnndial. var.bɔln2cfkinimbɔŋlinimbilverb1make black, become black2be black, dark, dirty3prepare, pack, organize, tidy
bɔŋverbcarry on back
bɔɔinf. var. ofbɔr1
bɔɔbverbfold (one's arms), embrace oneself (with folded arms)M ga bɔɔb ŋŋaal ki fuur siib.I will fold my arms and rest awhile.
bɔɔldial. var. ofbɔkl
bɔɔn1verbdark, blackmbɔmbɔɔncomp.noundarkness
bɔɔn2pl.bɔtiibcfkibɔtiiknounlover Mbɔɔn buen waasaak ni la.My lover has gone to his farm.
bɔɔrcfbɔr1verbcome out of hiding place, emerge
bɔr1inf. var.bɔɔbɔrnicfbɔɔrmbɔbɔrpeŋ wuŋverbhidembɔbɔryaancomp.nounhiding place, refuge
bɔr2noun(remember) concerning someone, (inalienably possessed) matterU nan teer Abraham bɔr.He remembered Abraham.