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bɩndundung-beetle1.6.1.7Insect
-bɩnɩɩ-adjsfxoldchaambɩnɩɩold lamp8.4.6.5.4Old, not new
bɩnɩŋnfaeces, stool, excrement2.2.8Defecate, feces
bɩŋvto in a place for a long timeBukuba la bɩnɩa sɩtɔɔ lɛ.The books have been in the shop for a long time.8.4.6.5.2Old, not young
bɩŋgolumuŋndried human excrement, dried faeces
bɩraptcagain, anewMɩ jaŋ bɩra ŋmʋnsɛ teniŋ a pɩ mɩ nandɔŋɔ.I am going to write another letter to my friend.8.4.6.6.1Again
bɩrɩmbaŋanlong red hat5.3Clothing
bɩrɩmɛv1turnBa bɩrɩmɛ ʋ lʋlá.She was sterilized.2turn into, becomeBagɩla chɛ dɩ ʋ bɩrɩmɛ nuhuobiine.The antelope wants to become a human being.3to change, alterLaa mɩ gɛrɩŋ deeŋ a kaa bɩrɩma yɛrɛ kpuŋkpele a pɩmɛ.Take my shirt and change (sew) it into shorts for me.id. Ʋ lʋlá bɩrɩma nɛ.She is past the age of having children
bɩsɛcfchusikuusivto pour sth.Bɩsɛ lɩɩ la ta.Pour the water away.1.3.2.2Pour
bogitinbucket5.1Household equipment(Engl.)
boibaalɩŋnmain gate6.5.2.4Door
boiŋ niitɔlɔndoor, gate6.5.2.4Door
boiŋ/boiŋ niiŋnentrance, gate, door6.5.2.4Door
bolvto be distant, far awayLee la bolie.The place is far away.8.2.6Distance
bolimicffirisi mirisipɩrɛvto wound, harm, be woundedMɩ tele nɛ basikuuri nyuŋ a bolimi.I fell from the bicycle and was wounded.2.5Health
bombocfluruŋnsand1.2.2Substance, matter
bomborinmosquito larva1.6.1.9Small animals
bomonmosquito1.6.1.7Insect
bonjonluronsandfly1.6.1.7Insect
bonjoŋ/bonjomonsingle man (bachelor, widower)2Person
bonjoruŋnunmarried state2.6.1Marriage
boŋnlaw, forbidden by lawBa tɔ boŋ.They passed a law, made a proclamation4.7Law
boŋkuricfkalɩbasɔɔŋnmosquito-repellent shrub2.5Health1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
boŋkuribelegooseweed Lat. sphenoclea zeylanica gaertn1.5.3Grass, herb, vine