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pɛmɛɛadv.calm, quiet, relaxedƲ pɩna nɛ pɛmɛɛ.He slept quietly.
pɛniiŋnplot of farm land1.2.1Land
pɛŋvto broodJimii la pɛnɛ nɛ.The chicken is brooding.
pɛ̀rɛ̀v1to 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.
pɛrɛbachienyʋna kind of lily1.5Plant
pɛrɛɛadjflatƲ mɩɩsɩŋ ŋaa pɛrɛɛ nɛ. His nose is flat.
pɛrɩgɛvto part, to forkwombii la pɛrɩgɛ nɛ.There is a fork on the road.
pɛrɩŋn1hoeing2farming
pɛ̀sɛ̀vto persistBaal la sʋl kɩaa ba vɔŋ ka ʋ pɛsɛ.The man begged for something and they refused him but he persisted.
piebelenram1.6.1.1Mammal
piebienlamb1.6.1.1Mammal
piedaalɩŋnpasturing sheep
piedaaranshepherd2Person
piedaarɩdiriŋna kind of wild edible fruit1.5.5Parts of a plant
piedɩansheep pen
piekeeŋyoung female sheep
pienɩɩŋnewe
piepɔrʋŋnyoung sheep1.6.1.1Mammal
piesensheep1.6.1.1Mammal
piese nandelimiŋna kind of mushroom1.5Plant
pieton(Twi) underpants
pigilivto 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 .... tav phrto shake offKɛŋ gɛrɩ la pigise ta.Shake the dust off the cloth.
pigisivto shake body, wings etc.) flutterVaha la pigisi ʋ yaraa nɛ.The dog shook its body.