Nooni - English


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kpemmLideothe noise a heavy object makes when hitting the groundKpwen ɛ gbwe kpwemm!A log fell kpemm!mbaŋŋ
kpwaaMMv1grate; to rub something on a rough surface so as to break it into small pieces2scratch3clean or scrape dirt4shave one’s head with a blade5hoe weeds6rattle with a bangle7scrape a notched stick keŋkpwaa with an iron ring sɛnɛ to make musickeekpwaakpwaalɛkpwaalekpwaalèkpwaalɛɛbaasɛnɛ; keŋkpwaa
kpwaacɛ diuwidconfess; literally "scratch mouth"Ɛ̀ gɛnɛ kpwaacɛ diuw wo.Go and confess that you will never do that again.
kpwaakpwaaMMMMv1what someone says when they knock on the door to see if anyone is home2sound or cackle of a henkpwaakpwaakpwaakpwaalekpwaakpwaalèkpwaakpwaalɛɛ
kpwaaleMMLideocackle as a bush henkeekpwalekpwaalɛkpwaalekpwaalèkpwaalɛɛ
kpwaashɛ diuwidconfess; literally "scratch mouth"Gɛnɛ ekpwaashɛ diuw wo.Go and confess that you will never do that again.
kpwacikpwaciLLLLkacikaciideorough body, skinBikaa biem nu kpwacikpwaci.My feet are rough.
kpwalakpwalabokpwalakpwalaHHLL.LHHLLn1/2mat for hanging on the wall, for screening seed, or for sleeping
kpwamekpwameLLLLideorough
kpwanMvmarkkeekpwankpwanɛkpwanekpwanèkpwanɛɛ
kpwaŋMv1cut2settle thingskeekpwaŋkpwaŋɛkpwaaŋkekpwaaŋkèkpwaŋɛɛ
kpwaŋkpwaŋbokpwaŋkpwaŋLL.LLLn1/2crossbow
kpwaŋsɛnLHvsettle an affair or bring resolution to a problemkeekpwaŋsɛnkpwaŋsɛnkpwaŋsenekpwaŋsenèkpwaŋsɛnɛɛ
kpwaseLHv1motion with the hand to call someone2touch with the hand to get one’s attention3an asidekpwasɛkpwaasekpwaasèkpwasɛɛ
kpwaw1Hkpaw, kpowv1clap hands2clang; make a loud ringing noise by bringing metal objects togetherkeekpwawkpwawɛkpwaakekpwaakèkpwawɛɛ
kpwaw2dikpwawMn3/13circular wheel frame
kpwaw3Mv1think2reason3plan4consider5intend6frame or structure somethingkeekpwawkpwawɛkpwaakekpwaakèkpwawɛɛgbwase, tffumeŋkpwawcɛ
kpwaw4Mkpwaw, kpawn1/21money, wealth, or valuables2dowry or bride price3price
kpway1Hvfade; to lose or cause to lose colour or freshness, such as when a cloth fades after having been worn or used over a long period of timekeekpwaykpwayɛkpwaytekpwaytèkpwayɛɛ
kpway2Hv1crackle, such as how a fire sounds when it makes rapidly repeating sharp noises2spark, such as how a fire looks when it makes rapidly repeating flashes of firekeekpwaykpwayɛkpwaytekpwaytèkpwayɛɛ
kpway diuwH MMvsmack lips; to bring oneʼs lips together with a sharp noise, as a sign of an eager appetite or having enjoyed some good foodkpwayɛ diuwkpwayte diuwkpwaytè diuwkpwayɛɛ diuw
kpway ɛboH MHvsnap one’s fingers to call attention; the clicking or snapping sound made by bringing the thumb and middle finger tightly together and rapidly sliding them apartkpwayɛ ɛbokpwayte ɛbokpwaytè ɛbokpwayɛɛ ɛbo
kpwe1HvdieGeenɛn ɛ mami to kpwe wase ɛ̂ nfu le sɛ dio kpwoon kɛ ɛ yɛne nfu le ŋkuuŋ.But the woman had already died because a woman is forbidden to see inside the society.keekpwekpwekpweekpweèkpweɛ
kpwe2Mkpwelen9/101death2death celebration3a man’s name corrupted to the name "Kwi"Kebefɛ too kɛ ɛ ɛ̀ nu bô kpwe maaŋ.Evil comes only with death.
kpweekeeMM.MMn3/41moonƐ̀ nu lɛ kpwee wvù se buyɛɛ wɛ.It is that moon which came out.2a period of about 30 days3month; any of the 12 parts into which the calendar year is dividedkpwee BvuweMM MHnp3/4Januarykpwee ɛ diɛŋMM M MMn3/41moon waxing or enlarging to become a full moon2full moonkpwee ɛ kpweMM M lhid1end of the month2moon is not visiblekpwee ƐwvuuyɛɛMM MMMMMnp3/4December, the time of the year when Christ’s birth is celebrated and the shouting that accompanies a child’s birthkpwee FwɛɛnMM MLnp3/4the time of the year beginning in the month of Septemberkpwee KefefɛMM MMMnp3/4the time of the year roughly approximating the month of Februarykpwee KensufeMM LLLnp3/4November, the time of the year when people clear their farmskpwee kpwee waseMM HH HLadjwaning or decreasing size of the moonkpwee MbacɛMM MMLnp3/4the time of the year roughly approximating the month of Junekpwee MbɛleMM MMLnp3/4the time of the year roughly approximating the month of Aprilkpwee NfaashɛMM LMMLnp3/4the time of the year roughly approximating the month of Maykpwee NfienMM LMMnp3/4the time of the year roughly approximating the month of Octoberkpwee NjeweMM LMLnp3/4the time of the year roughly approximating the month of Marchkpwee NtocɛMM LLLnp3/4the time of the year roughly approximating the month of Julykpwee ŊbweleMM LLLnp3/4the time of the year roughly approximating the month of August