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DjottinLmlJoteennpvillage in Upper Noni
dodoMMideo1exaggerate2prolong anything such as a message, speech, lesson, or a dance for too longWee ɛ jeme dodo.The person spoke too long.keedodokendɛŋ kendɛŋ, kenduun
dom1Mvpour out all at once to throw awaykeedomdomɛdomtedomtèdomɛɛ
dom2Mvpushkeedomdomɛdomsedomsèdomɛɛfɛnse
donMv1camouflage someone or something2decorate3designkeedondonɛdonedonèdonɛɛ
doofibodoofiLLH.LLLHn1/2angernsase, ffuw
dose1HHdooshivtired or wearykeedosedosedoosedoosèdosɛɛndose
dose2MMLv1tight2narrow or thin3smallTanto nu ɛ baancɛ ɛta diuw je le. Geenɛn, yó dowkene baay keelese kenffuy dvú.Tanto collected stones on the roadside. But they are too small to lay a foundation with them.keedosedosedoosèdoosèdoosɛɛfiacaa, fiatɛn, fiasaa
dowadowabodowadowaLLMM.LLLMMn1/2homemade maggi spice
duHvsay or speakFo wee edu lɛ wen ké egɛn egom bigew bì ké ebuy ntfuu ɛ́ wee eshom.A person should not say that he will go and find money when tomorrow comes he will sigh (regret).keedududuuduùduɛjeme; gay
duŋMv1show, manifest or make something known or clear2introduce someone to someone elsekeeduŋduŋɛduŋciduŋcìduŋɛɛnduŋcɛ
duŋcɛ ɛkolɛLH MMidintroduce oneself
duŋcɛ yeLH Midbe proud
duuMMquant1plenty2muchNo cuwee to kee lɛ, kɛ kpwoon wvun yaa kee ŋwaʼ kɛ, ɛ wvú mum saŋ bigew ɛ bí duu fesɛn wvu lɛ bí ke dioo ɛ to ɛ́ wen ecoŋ kebɛse.Since the young man knew that the woman was illiterate, he decided to increase the amount of money demanded by the woman because he wanted to steal it.fesɛn
duundiduunMM.MMMn5/13wild palm tree
duwsɛLHv1rot2rustkeeduwsɛduwsɛduwseduwsèduwsɛɛ
dvu1Massocof or belonging to; associative marker which follows noun class 18 words to show some kind of relationship, association with, or even possession by the following wordMe ŋgɛne yew dvu Bobane.I am going to Bobane’s house.
dvu2Mprepin front of; often found with the words fwe or yewjo
dvu3jidvuml.Mmln5/13jute; a strong fibre is taken from it for making rope
dvúHprep1in there; often occurs with nu meaning "be there" or "to be alive"2with; with it3that placeWvú nu dvú wum.He is alive.Kɛ je nu dvú kɛ.There is no way (there to be found).
dvùLrel pro1which; relative pronoun, class 182where
dvukekeHHHdvutaaadj1dull; not bright or shiny in appearance2uninteresting3not very intelligent
dvukenLHvbad breathsamte
dvumHdumvplay, as children playWan ɛ dvum ndvum wvu befe.The child has played badly.keedvumdvumɛdvumtedvumtèdvumɛɛndvum
dvûmMv1scream2groan or moan3noise made by somethingWo dvûmte lo e?Are you moaning?keedvumdvûmɛdvûmtedvûmtedvûmɛɛ̀conndvûm