Likpakpaanl – English


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ngbasoonnouncool body
ngbeennountassles (on edge of garment)
ngbigbeicfgbeinounthickness
ngbiircfgbiir2nounplaying, entertainment
ngbinpl.igbinnounkapok pod1.5.1Tree
ngeehnnounwill, pleasure, desire
ngeennounsleepNgeen chuu mi.I am sleepy. (sleep has-caught me)Ngeen bi.Sleep is there. (response to greeting concerning health)
ngemcfkikekengeŋkinigengeŋligenlligenllikekenluniideterminersome ofNgem tar ki len tibaa ngem mu tar ki len tiken.Some said one thing and others said another. (Some shouted and said one-thing, others also shouted and said another.)
ngiin1pl.igiin2nounvein2.1Body
ngiin2cfgiinngarmder. ofgar2nounan answer, reply
ngirmcfgirverbal nounreturn, go back
ngongobimcfligongolnounmounds, hillocks
ni1cfaa1aa1ba1ganaa2naan2unspec. comp. form ofni1aa1nilabanilanipronounit, them M daa ni.I bought it.naan2unspec. comp. formcfaa1gani1negative future pronounit won't... . neuter pron. /ni/ assimilated to neg. /aa/ and fut. /-n/ morphemes.
ni2pronounyou (plural sub.)Ni cha la?Where are you going? (You are-going where?)
ni3locativeinU bi kidiik ni. 'He is in the room'
ni4locativehitherU gir ni ti chee.He returned to us.
ni5connectiveand (between two nouns)Ubo ni ute ....A child and his father....
nibaa1reflexiveyourselves (2 pl. reflex.)
nibaa2determinersome, certain, any (thing/s) neuter
nibaa3numeralone (thing)Nyan tiwan nibaa kipiik kipiik ni tii Uwumbɔr.Give God one thing out of every ten.
nibaabaanumeraleach one, one by one
nibaakanadverbmaybe, perhaps
niicftibinnverbdefecatenii tibinndefecate fæces
*niinnumeraleight (takes obligatory prefix agreeing with the nominal to which it refers.)
nilabacfba1ni1interrogativewhich? which one