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fɩfɩɩlɩŋcfbanjɩralɩɩfooridɩanurinal, bathroom6.5.1.1House
fɩɩ1v1to urinate, pass waterƲ fɩɩ fɩɩrɩŋ nɛ.He urinated.2.2Body functions2to leakBogiti la ka fɩɩ nɛ.The bucket is leaking.3fed upƲ mɩɩsɩŋ fɩa nɛ.He is fed up.
fɩɩ2adv.(not) ... anything, nothingƲ bɩ fɩɩ ma ŋmʋnsa.He has not written anything.
fɩɩlanbladder2.1Body
fɩɩlɛvto bloomMɩ baga kamantuosiba kala nɩɩ fɩɩlɛ.The tomato plants on my farm are in flower.1.5.6Growth of plants
fɩɩlɩpumuŋnbud1.5.5Parts of a plant
fɩɩlulogusuŋnbilharzia2.5Health2.5.2Disease
fɩɩma tɔv phrto close up, sealNɛŋ la bʋbʋɔŋ fɩɩma tɔ nɛ.The cow's anus is tightly closed.7.3.7Cover
fɩɩmɛvto shrink, tightƲ sɩaa fɩɛma tɔ nɛ.His eyes are tightly closed.2.5Health
fɩɩna nmedicine given to women when they are about to give birth2.5Health2.5.7.2Medicine
fɩɩrɛvto husk (by pounding)Mʋ fɩɩrɛ miiri la.Go and husk the rice.5.2.1.2.2Pound in mortar and pestle
fɩɩrɩŋnurine2.2Body functions
fɩɩsɛvto wipeJoŋ pɔpɔ tɩa dɩ mɩ fɩɩsɛ mɩ yaraa ta.Give me a towel so that I can dry myself.Fɩɩsɛ ŋ mɩɩsɩŋ.Blow your nose.
fɩrɩgɛvto trample onMa sɩ́ mɩ gɛrɩ la fɩrɩgʋ.Don't trample on my dress.7.2.1.1Walk
fɩsɛvto peelFɩsɛ pɩɩ la anna chɔ.Peel the yam before you cook it.
fɩsɩŋkahɩlɩɩna lily1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
fɩʋʋadv.very smallBatuŋ doho ŋaa fɩʋʋ nɛ.The tail of the elephant is small.
fovto bathe, take a bath, to swimƲ fo lɩɩŋ.He took a bath.5.6.2Bathe
fogivto remove, to come off the handlePire fogo nɛ.The hoe blade has come off from the stick. 6.7Tool
folvto get burntNyiniŋ nyɩgɛmɛ ʋ fol.The flames licked me and I got burnt.2.5Health2.5.1Sick
folicffolpʋlanasaarɛnɛdaarɩfolin1white person, European2Person2English language3.5.3Language
foli jembiiŋnWestern dance4.2.3Music