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dɩjalɩŋnoutsideLɩɩ dɩjalɩŋ.Go outside.
dɩjʋʋlʋŋcfdɩhɛɛlɩŋndwelling place
dɩleŋinhigh place8.2.6.3High
dɩlɩɩlɩŋnplace where one comes from
dɩlʋɔmansnake moult
dɩman1soul, spirit3.1Soul, spirit2tsetse fly
dɩmbalierenleech1.6.1.9Small animals
dɩmbaniena kind of bird1.6.1.2Bird
dɩmɩŋnsnake (gen Term)1.6.1.3.1Snake
dɩmʋʋlʋŋnplace to go
dɩnyagɩsɩŋgroundnut and vegetable soup5.2Food5.2.3.4Prepared food
DɩnzɔmʋŋnHoly Spirit4.9Religion
dɩnzɔmʋŋngood spirit3.1Soul, spirit
dɩŋv1to stingMɩ naawɩɩl la ka dɩŋ mɩ lɛ nɛ.My wound is stinging.2to biteVaha nɛ dɩmʋ.A dog bit him.5.2.2.1Bite, chew
dɩpɛrɩgɩŋnjunction (of roads)
dɩrɩbɛv(Engl.) to drive (mɩlɩmɛ)Kʋbɛɛ nɛ jaŋ dɩrɩbɛ luori la?Who will drive the car?7.2.4.1.1VehicleEngl
dɩsaŋanpiece of wood used in mud-roof6.5.3Building materials
dɩsɛcftɩɩgɛv1to quenchŊaa lɩɩŋ mʋ dɩsɛ nyiniŋ.Fetch water and quench the fire.5.5Fire2to wipe out, rub outDɩsɛ ŋ kɩalɩŋ ŋ sɩ ŋmʋnsa.Rub out what you have written3to turn off light, stoveKɛŋ chaaŋ la dɩsɛ.Put off the lantern.4to cease, to lose, to stopBa dɩsɛ wɩɩ la ta nɛ.They have stopped that rule.id. Ʋ tɩntɩŋŋaa dɩsa nɛ.He lost his job.
dɩsɩŋ1nbug1.6.1.7Insect
dɩsɩŋ2nsoup (gen term) gravy, sauce5.2Food
dɩsuomuŋnbeginning8.4.6.1.1Beginning
dɩtɩɩlɩŋnplace one owns6.5.1.3Land, property
dodɩɛgɛnsleeping sickness2.5Health2.5.2Disease
dogo dogoadv.(Hs.) not properly doneŊ tɩŋ ŋ tɩntɩmɩɩ la dogo dogo nɛ.You did not finish your work properly.