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tɩtɩa1post possameKʋla tɩtɩa nɛ ŋɩɩ.It is the same thing.2noneselfMɩ tɩtɩa nɛ mʋa.. I went there myself.
tɩtɩarɩŋnnumbness2.5Health2.5.2Disease
tov1to followTo ʋ harɩŋ.Follow after him.id. Ʋ to dɩɩniiriŋ bɩbal.He went from house to house.4.5.4.5Follow, be a disciple2to bleedƲ mɩɩsɩŋ nɩɩ to.His nose is bleeding.3to narrateTo ŋɩɩ wɩɩ la sɩ vɛnɛ.Narrate how the matter happened. 3.5Communication
to tuuriv phrtraceTo tuuri foto la.Trace the picture.3.5.7.1Write
togiv1to buy a littleMɩ jaŋ mʋ togi yɩsɩŋ mʋa.I will go and buy a little salt.2to break (egg or eye)Togi suuhal la dɩ la hal.Break/cut open the egg so that we will fry it.
togilivto squat down Dɩ ŋ nɛ bɩ kpasa na dɩ ŋ tuu hɔŋ, ŋ jaŋ wuo togili.If there is no chair to sit on, you can squat down.2.2Body functions
togonbig smock with sleeves5.3.4Clothes for special occasions
tohɛmɩŋnarrow4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
tokobiiŋnsword4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
tokoron(Hs.) window6.5.1.1House
tolitolinturkey1.6.1.2Bird
tolon1daughter2Person2girl2Person
toloridiirenelegant lady2Person
toloronelegance
tonsivto play a flourish (xylophone)Ʋʋ tonsi jensiŋ nɛ.He is playing a flourish on the xylophone.4.2.3Music
toŋnbow (weapon)4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
toŋgolumuŋcftiebiiŋn1mud block, brick6.5.1.1House2a piece of earth
toŋguluŋncudgel, curved stick4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
toŋkomuŋngroin2.2Body functions
tooŋnpig1.6.1.1Mammal
toori dɔŋɔncompanion4.1.1Friend
toricfbatorinumthree (when counting, cf. batori)8.1.1.7Number series
torimuŋnumthird8.1.1.3Number of times
torisicfwansɛvto pour some out fromTorisi sɩnɩŋ mʋa pɩmɛ.Pour me out a little pito.1.2.3.1Liquid