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tulocfyalaadv.inside-out, upside-down, back to frontMɩ dɩa kɔ ŋ dɩa dɩ ma pɩna, dɔnsʋŋ pɩŋ tulluŋ.I came to your house yesterday when you were sleeping. Some heads were up others were down.
tuluntuolonhornbill1.6.1.2Bird
tuolocto be absent, not there, be awayƲ bala tuo ʋ jaŋ lɛ.Her husband is not in the village.
tuoŋivto rush over somethingHambiisiŋ tuoŋi kʋdiilee.The children rushed over the food.
tuosivto walk fastU faasa tutuosi.He is walking very fast.7.2.1.1Walk
turo turoadjvery grubby, dirt spatteredƲ bɩ lɩɩŋ fo, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ ʋ yaraa kala ŋaa turo turo.He has not had a bath so he is dirty all over.
tutoginambɩlɩŋnfruit of the fig tree1.5.1Tree
tutogonfig tree (ficus)1.5.1Tree
tuturuŋcfwuruŋncold, catarrh2.5Health2.5.2Disease
tuuvto go down, get downKʋ tuu tɩa la nyuŋ.Get down from the tree.Má tuu kpirimi.Kneel down.
tuubanMoslema group of Ahmadis, in contrast to karimuaga4.9Religion
tuuricfŋmʋnsɛv1to mark, to drawTuuri wɩɩ la bil.Write down the matter.3.5.7.1Write2to writeKʋbɛɛ nɛ tuuri jee la lɛ?Who has been scribbling on the wall?Mɩ tuuri teniŋ a pa mɩ nyɩmma.I wrote a letter to my father.
TuurienOverseas, Europe, America4.6.7.1Country
tuuro tuuroadjto be stripedU gɛrɩ la tuuro tuuro nɛ.His cloth is striped.8.3.3.3Color
tuutanflag
tuutuucfjagɩmulojantɩranprostitute2.6.2.3Sexual immorality{Eng}
vto spitƲ tʋ nantʋɔrʋŋ.He spat out saliva.2.2Body functions
tʋgɛv1to twist, sprainMɩ tele, mɩ naaŋ tʋgɛ.I fell and sprained my ankle.2.5Health2.5.1Sick2chokeLɩɩŋ tʋgɛmɛ nɛ.The water choked me.
tʋgɩ tʋgɩcftegi tegiadj/advstraight, upright Tɩa la chɩŋ tʋgɩ tʋgɩ nɛ.The tree is straight.8.3.1.3Straight
tʋlvto be shinyBeenantɩrɛ ka tʋl nɛ.A mirror is shiny.8.3.3.4Shiny
tʋlaalɩnperfume
tʋntɔnsɔnargument3.5.1.2Talk about a subject
tʋŋntimes (multiplication, cf. naansɩɩŋ)Tʋŋ bʋŋmɛɛ nɛ ŋ mʋ?How many times did you go?8.1.1.3Number of times
tʋŋŋɛvto wiggleBile tʋŋŋa nɛ.The child wiggled.2.2Body functions