Vernacular - English
lɩma quickly, punctually Mʋ lɩma lɩma. Go quickly. Kɔ tɩntɩŋŋaa lɩma. Come to work punctually. lɩmɩŋ heat (also wulimiŋ ) lɩnsɛ to reheat (leftovers) warm up Joŋ dɩsɩ la a lɩnsɛ. Take the soup and warm it up. lɩ̀ŋ to be or to get hot Dɩsɩ la lɩma. The soup is hot. lo 1 throw down Joŋ pupoi la lo. Throw the pot down. 2 to create Wɩa lo nuhuobiine. God created man. 3 to give a discount, dash Lomi. Give me a discount! lo lɩɩŋ to pour libation id. Laa chɛ la lo lɩɩŋ nɛ. We want to pour libation. logi to make very smooth Pupomɛɛrɛ logi ʋ pupoiŋ woruŋ. The potter made her pot very smooth. Ʋ logi gbaŋa la kala. He ate the food to the last bit, so that the bowl was completely clean. logo logo hesitant, doubtful Ʋ ŋaa logo logo nɛ. He is in doubt what he should do. lokumbiiŋ smooth stone for polishing floors lokuruŋ side of the stomach lomo lomo hollow and open Pupoi la ŋaa lomo lomo. The pot is hollow and open. lontoŋ formula used at the end of a story loŋ 1 to be pregnant (animals only) Bʋʋŋ la lomo nɛ. The goat is pregnant. loŋ 2 gourd with narrow opening loo to wrestle, fight Hambiisi la dii kʋlʋŋ nɛ a yuo dɔŋɔ a luloo. While the children were eating TZ they got into a quarrel and fought. looribuguŋ wrestling place lori to blister Kʋŋ nɛ lori mɩ nɩsɩŋ lɛ. I have a blister on my hand. lorigi 1 take out Mɩ lorigi haŋgɩla la bile niiŋ lɛ. I took the sand out of the child's mouth. 2 rape Ʋ kɛŋ tolibie la lorigi nɛ. He raped the girl. 3 scoop Lorigo chaarɛ gbambie la. Scoop out the calabash seeds.