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ŋgvuse2diŋgvuseML.MMLn5/13tail of a fowl
ŋgvuse3diŋvuseML.MMLn5/131back part of waist; the part of the human body between the ribs and the hips2hip; the part of either side of the human body where the bone of a person’s leg is joined to the trunk or main part of their body
ŋgvuumHHv1bend downward2lean forwardBulenyo’ ŋgvuume bunlee.Bulinyo is kneeling and praying.keeŋgvumŋgvuumɛŋgvuumeŋgvuumèŋgvuumɛɛ
ŋgvuwcɛMHHvsquat; to sit with one’s legs drawn fully up under the bodykeeŋgvuwcɛŋgvuwcɛŋgvuwciŋgvuwcìŋgvuwcɛɛ
ŊgwaaŋMLnp1/2second in command in the Nfu society
ŋka1boŋkaM.LMn1/2bush or jungle around the compound made up of planted crops
ŋka2lhnvforever; without end; from ka
ŋkaaŋkáaLL.MLn9/10common basket
ŋkaa bojiinLL MMMn9/10small woven grass basket used for storing food
ŋkaa bvulɛmLL MM.n9/10basket which is small for holding fufu
ŋka kendoŋL LLnback of the neck
ŋka keŋgomboŋka bo keŋgom eM LLnhand of banana from a bunch
ŋkamɛndiŋkamɛnHH.HHn5/131agreement2alliance3contract4agreement, alliance, contract with the supernatural world5price bargain
ŋkanLnvcommand; from kan
ŋkancaŋLlhadjmuscular or strongtɛme, ntɛme mvuŋgay, kow, tɛme, gicaa
ŋkanŋkanHHvdo something under compulsion
ŋkaŋboŋkaŋlh.Llhn1/2corn beer
ŋkaŋleboŋkaŋlelhH.LlhHn1/2clay pot made by Donga Mantung people
ŋkase1ŋkáseLL.HHn9/10scabies
ŋkase2MLnvreturn of someone; from kaseŊkase wɛm nu ntfuu.My return is tomorrow.
ŋkase3boŋkaseLL.LLLnv1/2clearing; from kaseGene eton ŋkase e bo elem.Go and burn the farm that was cleared so that they can work.
ŋkauw1MMn9saltBokuŋ ɛ kaw ŋkaw ɛ guy bikele bi ŋkauw e nteen.Bokuŋ has planned a feast and bought several bags of salt.
ŋkauw2ŋkáuwLM.MMn9/10jiggerBokuŋ ɛ kaw ŋkaw ɛ guy bikele bi ŋkauw e nteen. Geenɛn, ɛ caw bvudvuu bvu ŋkaw e ɛ ŋkáuw nu fó baay.Bokuŋ has planned a feast and bought several bags of salt. But he has chosen the place for the feast where there are many jiggers.
ŋkawboŋkawL.LLn1/21feast; an elaborate, delicious, bountiful meal2feast planBokuŋ ɛ kaw ŋkaw ɛ guy bikele bi ŋkauw e nteen. Geenɛn, ɛ caw bvudvuu bvu ŋkaw e ɛ ŋkáuw nu fó baay.Bokuŋ has planned a feast and bought several bags of salt. But he has chosen the place for the feast where there are many jiggers.
ŋkaw bweŋkáw bwélm lh.M Hn9/10flea