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jensaaranxylophone carver
jensivto lift up by group effortBa mʋ ba jensi sʋʋ la.They lifted up the dead body together.
jensiŋn.plxylophone
jensɔŋɔnxylophone frame
jensʋɔranxylophone maker
jenwuoronfuneral wailing
jenyɩɩlaanxylophone dance
jeŋcfjeginivto stand on tiptoeMɩ jeŋe nɛ dɩ mɩ na kɩalɩŋ ʋ sɩ chʋŋa.I stood on tiptoe to see what he was carrying.
jeŋkeliŋnrubber for xylophone mallets
jeŋkolonxylophone wood lined up
JepʋanMonth of heavy rains (roughly August)8.4.1Period of time8.4Time8.4.1.4Month
jesiŋqntthe greater part, most, almostGɛnnɩ la jesiŋ kala nɛ yʋga.Almost all the dresses are big.
vto gather grain chaff after threshingMa jɛ mɩa la, ba bɩa nɛ.The millet is well threshed, gather the chaff.
jɛbɩŋnanimal skin worn as garment
jɛrɛcfyienivto spread, levelKɛŋ gɛrɩ la mʋ jɛrɛ yaŋ nyuŋ dʋʋ hɩl.Go and spread the cloth on the grass to dry.
jɛrɛ tɔv phrspread overNɩaa jɛrɛ tɔ leriŋ.The place is crowded with people.
jɛrɩgʋnloin cloth (also najɛrɩgʋ)
jibelencock1.6.1.2Bird
jibelinaakɩɩsɛna kind of climbing shrub 1.5.2Bush, shrub
jibelinaŋkolona kind of climbing shrub 1.5.2Bush, shrub
jibienchicken1.6.1.2Bird
jiegiv1to swing back and forthƲ chɩna nɛ a jijiegi.He stood swinging back and forth.2to gesticulate
jigiv1to be rich, wealthy, prosperid. Baal la lɛɛlɛ jige nɛ.The man is now rich.6.8.2Accumulate wealth6.8.1.2Rich2to grow, flourishKamantuosi la jige nɛ.The tomato plant has grown well.1.5.6Growth of plants
jigi jigiadv.fearless (only with ‘bɩ’)Ʋ nyuŋ bɩ jigi jigi fá.He is fearless.
jigiŋnore, iron ore, manganese ore