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ŋmɛ́nɩ́ŋnrope
ŋmɛ̀nɩ́ŋnokra5.2.3.1Food from plants1.5.3Grass, herb, vine1.5.5Parts of a plant
ŋmɛŋvto grumble, complainBa vɔmʋ moribiiŋ nɛ ʋ ŋmɩŋmɛŋ.They refuse to give him money and he is therefore complaining.
ŋmɛrɛcfkpʋrɛpʋ̀ʋsɛ̀vto swellMɩ naaŋ ŋmɛrɛ nɛ.My leg is swollen.2.5Health2.5.1Sick
ŋmɛsɛvto beat, surpass the othersƲ wɩɩŋ ŋmɛsɛ la kʋa.His matter surpassed ours.
ŋmɛsɛ tʋɔrʋŋidto plead for leniencyBa mʋa ba ŋmɛsɛ tʋɔrʋŋ.They have gone to plead for leniency.
ŋmine ŋmineadjcoloured (many colours, spotted)Ʋ gɛrɩŋ ŋaa ŋmine ŋmine nɛ.Her dress is multi-coloured.
ŋmɩaŋnoath
ŋmɩɛrɛvto meltNyiniŋ nɛ lieri nyuŋ chaasa la, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ ʋ ŋmɩɛrɛ.The comb was touched by the fire, that is why it melted.
ŋmɩɛsɛvto swear by sth.Ʋ ŋmɩɛsɛ kʋ la mɩ sɩɩ kɩsʋ.He swore by the thing which I taboo.
ŋmɩɩmɛvto be wrinkledHanɩhɩaŋ la yaraa kala nɛ ŋmɩɩma.The old woman is covered with wrinkles.2.5Health2.5.1Sick
ŋmoov1to beat, hitƲ ŋmoo bile.He beat the child.2to clap handsYɩɩl la sɩma, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ baa ŋmoo nɩsaa.The song was beautiful, that is why they clapped.3to flutterJimii la ŋmoo ʋ kɩŋkɛnsɩŋ nɛ.The chicken fluttered its wings.4thresh (millet)Ba ŋmoo mɩaa.They threshed millet.Ʋ ŋmoo nʋʋŋ.She whipped the shea butter.
ŋmoo chɔrɩav phrto boxBaalaa balɩa dɩa ŋmoo chɔrɩa. Two men were boxing together yesterday.
ŋmoo doworov phrto pass a message round to different people, to make a public proclamationBa dɩa ŋmoo doworo nɛ dɩ nɩaa mʋ kuoro baga.Yesterday they made an announcement that people should go to the chief's farm.
ŋmʋlʋmɛvget crooked