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tɩɩtancanary bird1.6.1.2Bird
tɩɩtɩɩnfire-finch (bird)1.6.1.2Bird
tɩmbogulonnakedness5.3.8Naked
tɩndaaracfnanzɔɔnmessenger2Person
tɩndaarɩŋnmessage3.5Communication
tɩntɛlɛɛndance for women4.2.4Dance
tɩntɩmɩŋnwork6.1Work
tɩntɩnnanworker6.1.1Worker
tɩntɩnnɩ dɔŋɔnco-worker6.1.1Worker
tɩntɩnnɩhɩaŋnmaster, boss2Person
tɩŋ1v1to send on errandƲ tɩŋ nɩaa balɩa nɛ ba kɔ mɩ teeŋ.He sent two people to me.2to workƲʋ tɩŋ foli tɩntɩŋŋaa nɛ.He is an employee of the government.6.1Work
tɩŋ2vto threaten (weather)Duonuŋ ka tɩŋ nɛ.It is threatening to rain.
tɩŋan1waistMɩ tɩŋa nɩɩ wɩɩ.My waist is paining2.1Body2menstrual periodƲ hɛ tɩŋa nɛ.She is in her menstrual period.
tɩŋgɛnnɛnwaist band
tɩŋgiriŋnwaist talisman
tɩratan(Eng.) tractor6.7.9Machine
tɩrɩgɛvto flirt, people of different sex talking together in a bad wayHaal la arɩ ʋ hɩɩla tɩrɩgɛ nɛ.The woman and her lover were flirting.4.3Behavior
tɩsɛv1to rubLɔgɛ nʋʋla tɩsɛ.Scoop up some oil and rub it in.2to itchMɩ yaraa tɩsɛ nɛ.My body is itching.2.2Body functions
tɩtafɩɛlaatempearly hours of the morningTɩtafɩɛlaa nɛ la dɩa kɔ.We came early hours of yesterday's morning.8.4.1Period of time
tɩtafɩɛlaa jembiiŋnlate-night funeral dance4.2.4Dance
tɩtaŋɩŋnnight8.4.1.2.1Night
tɩtasiesenmidnight8.4.1.2.1Night
tɩtasɩaannight-blindness2.5Health2.5.2Disease
tɩtɛrɩŋnevil deeds4.3Behavior