Likpakpaanl – English


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gbaa1cffaa2ubeegbaacomp. ofkibeekgbaa1verbbeat, play (ball, guitar, drum)U bi gbaa ligangaln.He is drumming.gbaa wiismash (lit. beat break)
gbaa2verbtalkTi gbaa tibɔr.We had a conversation. (beat a matter)
gbaanverbkneel
gbaardial. var.gbarverbfall (a leaf/blossomTimoor ga yɔl, le mmopuun mu gbaar.The grass withers and the flowers fall.
gbabinf. formgbabr1dial. var. ofgbintether, tie
gbabinf. var.bi gbaeinf. formgbabr2cfbuunaa1dial. var. ofgbabverbput on (a cloth), tiedial. var.finlul1naa1ŋmaan
gbabr1inf. formgbabdial. var. ofgbin
gbabr2inf. formgbab
gbagrnounbucket
gbakrverbshake headBi leeni bilambil le ki gbakr biyil.They stick out their tongues and shake their heads.
gbalknounjuju - held by sick person as protection if two rivals visit him. [type]
gbandɔbpl.gbandɔb mamgbandɔb tiibnounpawpaw5.2.3.1Food from plants
gbaŋ1verbembroider
gbaŋ2verb alongside, besideWaaninkpiib nan sil gbaŋ u.His elders came and stood beside him.
gbardial. var. ofgbaar
gbedial. var. ofgben2
gbeeiverbbark (of a dog)
gbeeiinf. var. ofgbin
gbeeniverbshake, tremble, dance...unii umɔk ŋun u pu na aawon ga li jii ki gbeeni ijawaan pu.Everyone who hears about his fate will shudder and tremble with fear.
gbeercflɔkverbtrip over, knock against, stub
gbeeyarnounsomeone who faults another, although he is guilty of the same offence
gbeicfngbigbeiverbfat, thick...le ŋi kaa gbei na di ŋi gbei na nab....the thin ones (ears of corn) swallowed the fat ones.
gbelndial. var.gbiln1verbend, final, last, finished...uma le nan ye ubɔr u gbeln kookoo, ...he was the last of the chiefs,