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dɩgɩlɩmbɩndiirenbed bug nymph (ear bug)
dɩgɩlɩmbʋɔŋnthe opening of the ear.2.1Body
dɩgɩlɩmpɩpaaŋnear lobe2.1Body
dɩgɩlɩnnʋɔlʋŋnear fluid2.5Health
dɩgɩlɩntoruŋidimpolitenessƲ chʋɔlɛmɛ arɩ dɩgɩlɩntoruŋHe greeted me impolitely4.3Behavior
dɩgɩlɩŋnearid. Ʋ dɩgɩlaa bɩ nɩɩ.He does not obey.id. Ʋ hɔŋ ʋ dɩgɩlaa nyuŋ.He did not hear.id. Ʋ kɛŋ dɩgɩlɩŋ.He is very talented.id. Yɩɩlla jʋʋ ba dɩgɩlɩŋ.They liked the song very much.2.1Body
dɩgɩlɩŋkpɛnɛnearring1.2.2.5Jewel
dɩgɩŋgɛŋnto do or say something you know is wrongDɩgɩŋgɛŋ wɩɩ nɛ ŋ bʋl ŋɩɩ mɩ teeŋ.What you said to me is wrong.
dɩhaalacfdɩbaalamalɩmaŋaananboy's sister4.1.9.1.3Brother, sister
dɩhɛɛlɩŋcfdɩjʋʋlʋŋnliving place
dɩhɩlɩŋndry place, desert1.2.1Land
dɩhɔnʋŋnsitting place
dɩɩcfdɩɩmɩŋtemplast year (dɩɩmɩŋ)Dɩɩ mɩ bɩ pɛrɛ.Last year I didn't farm.8.4.1Period of time
dɩɩchigiŋncompound house
dɩɩdɔŋtempa long time ago, in the distant pastDɩɩdɔŋ nɩaa bɩ wɩaa jɩŋ.In the olden days the people did not know much.8.4.1Period of time
dɩɩleŋiŋntall building, tower, sky scraper6.5.1Building
dɩɩloorundivisive person, destroyer, hypocrite2Person
dɩɩmɩŋcfdɩɩtemplast year (dɩɩ)Dɩɩmɩŋ la na kʋdiilee woruŋ.Last year there was much food.8.4.1Period of time
dɩɩrɩŋ1temparound a certain timeKɔ wɩɩhɛyɛ dɩɩrɩŋ la mʋ yɔbɔ.Come about noontime, and we will go to the market.8.5.2Direction2locdirectionBa hɔŋ yɔbɔ dɩɩraa.They are around the market.
dɩɩsɛvto count, add up, calculateMʋ dɩɩsɛ moribie la.Go and count the money.8.1.2Count
dɩɩtolmɛntʋʋrʋna man who has sex with a female relative, incest
dɩɩtolonwoman (in her father's house)id. Ʋ mʋ dɩɩtolo yoho nɛ.He ate left-over TZ.4.1.9Kinship
dɩɩtolpentʋʋranan unmarried woman who goes about flirting
dɩɩtʋŋfood preparation arrangement in a compound5Daily life
dɩɩyuoluŋnmud-house6.5.1.1House