Vernacular - English
pɛmɛɛcalm, quiet, relaxedƲ pɩna nɛ pɛmɛɛ.He slept quietly.
pɛniiŋplot of farm land1.2.1Land
pɛŋto broodJimii la pɛnɛ nɛ.The chicken is brooding. pɛ̀rɛ̀1to hoeMɩɩ mʋ mɩ pɛrɛ nɛ.I am going to hoe/weed.2to farm, cultivateMɩ bɩ sikuuri mʋa, mɩɩ pɛrɛ nɛ.I did not go to school, I do farming. pɛrɛɛflatƲ mɩɩsɩŋ ŋaa pɛrɛɛ nɛ. His nose is flat. pɛrɩgɛto part, to forkwombii la pɛrɩgɛ nɛ.There is a fork on the road. pɛ̀sɛ̀to persistBaal la sʋl kɩaa ba vɔŋ ka ʋ pɛsɛ.The man begged for something and they refused him but he persisted. piekeeŋyoung female sheep pigilito struggle to free oneself from sth or a matterWɩaa jʋʋ nɛ ʋ pigili woruŋ.He was in trouble and struggled to get out of it. pigise .... tato shake offKɛŋ gɛrɩ la pigise ta.Shake the dust off the cloth. pigisito shake body, wings etc.) flutterVaha la pigisi ʋ yaraa nɛ.The dog shook its body.