Likpakpaanl – English


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biln1verbsearchLe Labann nan biln kidiik ponn ni, ni kookoo, kaa kan ŋi.Laban searched in the room but did not find it (the idol).
biln2verbroll e.g. a stone, wallow, roll aroundBi ga lir ki biln kitiŋ iween pu.They will fall and writhe (roll around) on the ground in pain.
bilniinf. var. ofbil
bima1verbthey, them (emphatic pn. 3rd pl.)Josef ma nan bee ukpetiib, bima le aa nan bee u.Joseph recognised his brothers but they did not recognise him.
bima2pronounthey, them (emphatic pn cl. 2)
bimalbcfma2maan1mmaalnounfree, not slaves, familyBibaa ye binaagbiib, bibaa mu ye bimalb.Some are slaves, some also are free.
biminademonstrativethose, the ones there (concordant with n. cl. 2)
BimonkpemnounName of a Konkomba clanBimonkpem bi limɔɔl cheeThe Bimonkpem are by the river (river beside)
BinanumnounNanumbas
binibpl. ofunii