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tii paacfta chɔlidto run very fastLuori la tii paa nɛ.The car is running very fast.7.2.1.1.1Run
tiikukolncoucal1.6.1.2Bird
tiiŋn1termite (gen. term)1.6.1.7Insect2clay sand1.2.2Substance, matter
tiipɩɩŋna kind of wild edible yam1.5Plant
tiiremod vagainƲ tiire joŋ kʋkaanɩŋHe (again) took what was left over.
tiisivto wash, clean (bowls, cf. chɛsɛ)Tiisi gbansɩ la.Wash the bowls.5.6.3Wash dishes
tilvto arrange, layPaa daasɩ la kaa mʋ til tabʋʋŋ lɛ.Collect the wood and lay the fire.
tilenforehead2.1.1Head
tilimiŋnroof of the mouth2.1.1.4Mouth
timcfbire birelimadjvery black, darkLeriŋ ŋaa tim nɛ.The place is pitch dark.Leriŋ kala bire nɛ tim.The place is very dark.8.3.3.2Dark
timenwage, pay, reward
timiŋnspear, javelin4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
tinelocbesideMʋ chɩŋ ŋ nyɩmma tine.Go and stand beside your father.
tinteeŋn1earth, ground, floor1.2.1Land2place, country1.2.1Land3plot of land
tinteeŋ tuuluŋnsnake1.6.1.3.1Snake
tintiisiŋnsponge for washing bowls5.6.3Wash dishes
tiŋv1to pay forƲ tiŋ bʋʋŋ la.He paid for the goat.6.8.4.5Pay2to bend forward, bowTime joŋ kʋla pɩmɛ.Bend down and get me that thing.3rewardWɩa jaŋ tiŋ nʋʋkala a magɛ ʋ tɩntɩŋŋaa.God will reward everyone according to his works.
TirigenName for small woman or girl2Person
tirigivto be startled, to move backwardsƲ na dɩmɩŋ a tirigi.He saw the snake and jumped back in alarm.7.2.2Move in a direction
tirisivto start again
tɩàvto giveJoŋ pɛnsɩl tɩa!Give me the pencil
tɩ̀án1tree (gen term)1.5.1Tree1.1n
tɩagentinentree trunk1.5.5Parts of a plant
tɩanantobacco-pipe5.2.4Tobacco
tɩarɩŋnmud plaster, mortar1.2.1Land