Likpakpaanl – English


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bɔradeepl.bɔradeetiibnounplantain (loan word)5.2.3.1Food from plants
bɔrniinf. var. ofbɔr1
bɔtɔpl.bɔtɔ tiibnounsac...ki nan kahn tikunabr aamombil mɔmɔk le ki di ŋa bɔtɔ tiib ponn ni....and counted all the silver money and put it in sacks.
bupronounit (cl. pn.)
bubinf. var.bi bueverbhug, embrace
bubaa1reflexiveitself (cl. reflex.)
bubaa2determinerone, a certain (cl. 8)Busub bubaa bi.There is a certain/one tree.
budabuinterrogativewhat (indirect question)M nyi budabu cha u dan na. I know why he came. (I know what let him come)
budubpl.iduecfnduyonn-yonnoundawa-dawa tree5.2.3.1Food from plants
buedemonstrativethis - concordant with n. cl. 8
buenverbgo away (see cha) perf./imperf. change of formU yoor mbim ngbaan buen a.He took the children away.
buenindial. var. ofbeenin
bugbemdial. var.bugbumpl.igbeinounkapok tree1.5.1Tree
bugbumdial. var. ofbugbem
buiverbsay, tell
buk1verbbe carrying on shoulderU buk kichɔk.He carried the axe on his shoulder.
buk2verbpush into, burrowU buk tibuul.He pushed leaves etc, under the yam mound top.
bukiibnounsoap
bukokompl.ikokon2nounthorn treeTɔ, upeel ubaa nan jer nima chee le ki taa kool kool bukokom waatiir ngbaan.But a bush animal passed that way and trampled the thorn bush down.
bukpaabnounfarm, field, plot of land for farming
bukpasɔmpl.ikpasɔinounsheanut tree5.2.3.1Food from plants
bulnyoonounChristmas, festival (Loan word)