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ŋkuw kemgbwoL LLn1/2match box
ŋkuwseLLnvan increase or enlargement; from kuwse
ŋkuw weeL LLŋkuw jemn1/2coffin; a wooden box in which a body is placed for burial
ŋocɛLHv1embrace2hug3squeeze someone with affection, such as when an old mother squeezes a child of the compound who has been out and returnskeeŋocɛŋocɛŋociŋocìŋocɛɛŋam
ŋoŋ ɛjisɛH MMMvstare at something or someonekeeŋoŋ ɛjisɛŋoŋɛ ɛjisɛŋooŋke ɛjisɛŋooŋkè ɛjisɛnoŋɛɛ ɛjisɛ
ŋoŋŋMideodeepKentukɛ shiile ŋoŋŋ.The hole is so deep.
ŋoŋseLHvprovoke envy by not shaming someonekeeŋoŋseŋoŋseŋoŋseeŋoŋseèŋoŋsɛɛ
ŋooMMvgatheringkeeŋooŋoolɛŋoleŋolèŋolɛɛkentaashɛ
ŋvuuŋkɛnHHHvsniff; to draw air into the nose in quick short breaths, especially with a soft sound, usually to smell something or get the scent of somethingŋvuuŋkɛnŋvuuŋkeneŋvuuŋkenèŋvuuŋkenɛɛ
ŋwaʼboŋwaʼL.LLn1/21paper2book3letter4education or learning in generalWvú yɛɛyi ŋwaʼ.He is studying.
ŋwanjaHHnkind of edible leaves plant
ŋwanteŋwanteLHLHidmulti-coloured
ŋwaŋ1Mv1squint; to look with half closed eyes, such as when one looks into a bright light or tries to protect his eyes from much dust or rain in the air2raise eyebrowsŋwaŋɛŋwaaŋkeŋwaaŋkèŋwaŋɛɛ
ŋwaŋ2Mmnwaŋvscorn; strong contempt or angry disrespectkeemnwaŋŋwaŋɛŋwaaŋkeŋwaaŋkèŋwaŋɛɛcow,wɛyse, bu
ŋwaŋwaŋboŋwaŋwaŋMH.LMHn1/2sugar cane
ŋwaseHHv1snub; treat or speak to somebody in a scornful or dismissive way2ignore or dismiss what someone does or saysŋwaseŋwaaseŋwaasèŋwasɛɛma, tun, case
ŋwaw1diŋwawM.MMn3/13traditional decorative cloth sash worn over the shoulder and crossing over the chest; used in the crowing of a new nfon
ŋwaw2boŋwawM.LMn1/21store2granary3barn4millcaʼ
ŋwaw nyíboŋwaw bo nyí leM M.LM M M Hn1/2beehive; a round or rectangular box made of bamboo or wood for keeping bees and collecting honeynyi, bvutuw, ndoŋ, ŋkɛɛ
ŋwɛɛŋɛɛ, nyɛɛHH.HHwɛɛn3/41farm2fieldwɛne, ɛtolɛ, kecɛw
ŋwɛŋseLHnyiŋsevtickle; to touch someone’s body lightly to cause laughter or to give or feel a tingling sensation on the skinŋwɛŋseŋwɛŋseeŋwɛŋseèŋwɛŋsɛɛfiɛŋ
ŋwɛwHv1be mobile2restless because of ill healthkeeŋwɛwŋwɛwɛŋwɛɛkeŋwɛɛkèŋwɛwɛɛ
ŋwoŋŋLideobad smellNyam samte ŋwoŋŋ.The animal smells badly.