gbege tav1to disgraceƲ mʋ bɛ zɛmbɛ a pɩpa kuoro, kuoro yie gbegu.He betrayed someone to the chief, so the chief disgraced him.2to disregardMɩ sɩ ʋ kʋ dii kʋdiilee, ʋ yie gbegimi.I invited him to eat but he disregarded me.
gbegivto strip bareBʋʋnaa gbegi tɩala kala.The goats have stripped the tree bare.
gbegisiv1reduce in wealth, become poorBaal la lɛɛlɛ gbegise nɛ.The man has now become poor.2to remove all leaves from a treeBʋʋnaa gbegisi tɩa la kala nɛ.Goats have stripped the whole tree.1.5.1Tree
gbelem gbelemcfkalamɩa mɩaadv.completely, with no remainderBa paa jisii la kala gbelem gbelem.They collected all the groundnuts, leaving none behind.
gbese tav phr1to brush offKʋŋ nɛ mɛrɛ mɩ nɩsɩŋ lɛ mɩ gbese ta.Something stuck on my hand and I brushed it off.2to snobMɩɩ bʋl wɩaa ʋ teeŋ ʋ gbesimi ta.I was talking to him and he snobed me.3to kick sth. accidentallyƲ gbesi gbaŋa la arɩ naaŋ ta.He accidentally kicked the bowl.
gbɛlɛ gbɛlɛadv.very loose, flexible, pliableTɩɩbie la ŋaa gbɛlɛ gbɛlɛ nɛ.A young tree is pliable.
gbɛrɛcfjegiliyɩɛlɛv1to waitLa gbɛrʋ aŋ ka ʋ bɩ kɔ.We waited for him but he did not come.2to remove someGbɛrɛ daarɩŋTake some of the porridge3to tie the legs of an animal closeBa gbɛrɛ jaaba la nɛ.They have tied the legs of the horse in order to disable it from walking well.