Likpakpaanl – English


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bumapronounit (emphatic pn. cl. 8)Busub bubaa aan ki ŋmaa muun ke buma na.No tree will be able to grow like that one.
buminademonstrativethat one, the one there (concordant with n. cl. 8 )
bumɔbpl.imɔicfimɔjupl. ofmmɔjulijuullijuullimɔchirlimɔchuulimɔgbanlcomp. ofbumɔblimɔjunnlimɔyiirlul3mbisamɔbmmɔjummɔkpaweenmmɔmɔɔnmmɔɔn2mmɔpɔɔncomp. ofbumɔbmpɔɔnmmɔpuurcomp. ofbumɔbpuun liimɔb, mɔwɔbngbanpɔɔpuu3yiinounmouth2.1Bodyimɔliincomp.nounwords limɔgbanlcomp.pl.ŋimɔgbancfbumɔbngbanverblip2.1Bodymmɔgbaamiicomp.nounbreach in dam wallmmɔpɔɔncomp.cfbumɔbpɔɔnounloud/strong voicemmɔpuurcomp.pl.imɔpuurcfbumɔbpuu3nouncurseLe Kristo nyan timi mmɔpuur ngbaan ni.Christ redeemed us from that curse. lul bumɔbid.verbfast (lit. tie mouth)5.2Food
bun1cfidaburkibundiikkidiikverbbe illU bun la.He is ill.
bun2verbsow (seed), plant
bunaafubpl.inaafubcfbusubnountree [type]1.5.1Tree
bunaasubpl.inaasuinountree Binib ga di bunaasub ... ki ŋa Maadichal kinyaan.People will use 'cow-trees' ... to make my temple beautiful.1.5.1Tree
bundaal ... natemporal noun bound to relative pronoundial. var. ofmundaal
bundaln .... natemporalday , the day that...M nyi bundaln u nan dan na. I know which day he came.
bunn1cfwurverbdissolve, meltN-yaan ngbaan bunn a.The salt dissolved.
bunn2cfkpenn1punnverbsprout, bloom (of trees after rains, pruning, grafting etc.), of grassBusub ngbaan bi bunni la.The tree is budding and turning green.
bunyaŋdial. var. oflinyaŋ
bunyɔbpl.inyɔicfnkoolnnanyaannounfishing-damNi nan fuuk ke bunyɔb aanyun aah fuuk pu na.It sounded like the roar of rushing waters.a zana mat dam built to catch fish
bunyuŋnounpraise, honour (lit. heaviness)Aa yaa ŋa tiwan ngbaan kan aa ga kan bunyuŋ.If you do that thing, you will be praised. (get praise)
buŋ1verbput on shoulder
buŋ2verbfall ill, become sickN‑yoonn mumina le ubɔrkpaan Hesekia nan buŋ ki ti gur siib u kpo.About this time King Hezekiah fell ill and almost died.
buŋɔbpl.iŋɔicfkiŋɔpaŋlijuullijuulliŋɔjuulliŋɔyilliyilnouncanoe, boat (Once canoes were the only boats known)
bur1verbcrumble
bur2cfmburmverbbe rotten, cause to dissolve, rotTinann ngbaan bur a.The meat is rotten.Nyii bur nnaabiin ngbaan.Mix the milk. (Press, dissolve powdered milk.)
busaanouncooked yam slices, TZ, food, (no sg./ pl. distinction - only one form)5.2.3.1Food from plants5.2Food
busubpl.isuicfbunaafubkisufarkkpakpa aasublibilligenllisubillisugenlmbonmpuunmpuunnsubonnsupuuntifarpl. ofkifarktifarpl. ofkifarktisufarpl. ofkisufarknountree (generic term)isubicomp.nounundergrowth
butɔbcfbutɔmkijaaknounwar (cf. butɔm/itɔi bow for shooting)U yin waanib bi to butɔb.He called his men to go to war.
butɔmpl.itɔicfbutɔbkijaaknounbow (for shooting arrows)
buucfchik1findial. var. ofgbinfingbabgbabdial. var. ofgbingbabdial. var. ofgbingbingbinnaa1dial. var. ofgbabŋmaandial. var. ofgbinverbtie together (e.g. a pile of yams, headscarf, hair, a belt)U di ligbapal ki di buu uchaŋ ni.He tied a belt round his waist.
buunverbmix, stir (with hand or implement held in hand)Bijab ga buun titan le ki maa kidiik.The men will mix sand and build a room