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pilanpilã́ʔv.to be woundedOyin amʋʋ alabʋ nta amʋ ladɩda pilan. The man that is drunk has fallen down and become wounded.Bɛɛ, ɔlɛpilan igye sʋ ayɛha mʋ gyɔwɩ aba.They say he was wounded yesterday so we are going to offer him condolences and come.2.5.3Injure
pinpĩʔ v.lose your voiceMʋ ɔmɛ lepin, tsufɛsɛ alakplʋn dʋbɩ. He lost his voice because he has shouted too much.3.5.1.1Voice2.3.2.5Quiet
pinapinav.to pretendNepina bwɛ fɛ mmɔkʋ wun mʋ, tsufɛ mmɛdekle ánɩ́ ɔbɩa nowun mʋ ɩnʋ.I will pretend that I have not seen him because I don't want him to know that I saw him there.Nepina yɔ yɛkɩ bɛɛ ɔdɛ ɩnʋ dɔ.I will pretend to go and see whether he is farming there.Neŋain yɛkɩ bɛɛ ɔdɛ ɩnʋ dɔ.I will go secretly and see whether he is farming there.cfapinabwɛbihypocrisy3.5.1.3.5Real4.3.5.5Deceivecomp.apinabwɛbihypocrisy
pinabwɛpinabʷɛv.to pretend; or be a hypocriteKomla tepinabwɛ fɛ mʋgyi ɔhandɛ agyuma amʋtɔ nɩ.Komla pretends to be the senior in the work place.3.5.1.3.5Real4.3.5.5Deceive
pintinplinpĩntĩplĩpl.apintinplinn.welt from being beaten
pio1contraction ofopiobrother/sister
pio2píó v.pull outOwu amʋ tin ɩnʋ a, pio mʋ́ lɛ. The thorn has stuck into there so pull it out.Pio ɔdayi amʋ lɛ ɔflɛtɔ ba mɩ. Pull the knife out of its sheath and bring it to me.cfbɩtɩ 1pull (on)7.3.2.7Take something out of something
pipi1pípiNdial. var. ofopiki2thatch
pipi2pípin.thatchOgya plɛnplɛn amʋ lɔtswɩ kɩta pipi amʋ hɔ mʋ́.The flame spread and caught the thatch and burned it.dial. var.opiki1S6.2.5.4Plant product6.5.3Building materials1.5.3Grass, herb, vine1.5.5Parts of a plant6.5.2.2Roof
pisiipisiːadj.1very coldNtsu amʋ lolwii pisii.The water is very cold.8.3.4.1Cold2peaceful4.8.4Peace
pitoopitôːFrom:Hausapitoon.alcoholic drink made from milletBʋtɔkwɛ atɩkɔ nfuo pʋ wuli wʋdɩ. Bʋtɔpʋ bwɛ nta igyi pitoo.They grind millet flour and stir it into a porridge. They make a fermented drink called Pito from it.5.2.3.7Alcoholic beverage
pɪ(H)n.a group of people in which one belongsAnɩlɔyɔ ɩlʋ ɔwakpa a, aha tsɔtsɔɔtsɔ lɔbɔwa ɩlʋ tamɛ anɩ pɩ legyisʋ.When we went for singing competition, many people came to sing but our people won.4.2.1Come together, form a group
pɩapɪ́a(H) pl.apɩaFrom:Akanpɩawn.spearBɔpʋ pɩa wɔ Yesu abɩntɔ. They took a spear and pierced Jesus' side.Bʋdɛ apɩa. They are holding spears.4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
pɩɛɩpɪ́ɛ́!ɪ́ v.to remove the skin accidentallyNɛdɩda. Nɛpɩɛɩ mɩ akpawunu. I fell down; I scraped my knees.Nɛdɩda pʋ mɩ ofin si ibwi. Sʋ mɩ ofin lapɩɛɩ bwɛ ɔlɔ. I fell down and hit my shin on a stone. So my shin was scraped and has become a sore.Nna okluntɔ onye, nɔpʋ mɩ ofin kun ibwi pɩɛɩ. I walked in the dark at night, I bumped my shin on a rock and scraped it.cfflɔɩ 1peelmaɩn 1detachsre 3peel2.5.3Injureder.pɩɛɩpɩɛɩ
pɩɛɩpɩɛɩpɪ́ɛ́ɪ́pɪ́ɛ́!ɪ́der. ofpɩɛɩREDUP1v.to be scraped all over
pɩɛntɩpɪɛ́ntɪ́ v.sharpen to a pointƆlɛpɩɛntɩ oyi amʋ ɔnɔ pʋ kwi ɔbɔ. He sharpened the stick in order to dig a hole.8.3.2.3.1Pointed
pɩmpɪ́m v.pound in order to remove husksNdɛ ɩmɔ pɩm. I am pounding rice.Pɩm kpoli amʋ apʋ bwɛ dɔkʋnʋ fututu. Pound the maize so that we can make white kenkey.cf2pound5.2.1.2.1Remove shell, skin
pɩmpɩɩmpɩpɪ̃́mpɪ̃́ːmpɪ́adj.very hotƖlɔ amʋ sʋ a, kebi amʋ wɩ lablɩ pɩmpɩɩmpɩ.Because of the sickness, the child is very hot.8.3.4Hot
pɩmpɩnpɪmpɪ̃ adj.hot (temperature)Bʋtamapʋ atɔ pɩmpɩn wa ɔnɔ. They never put hot things in the mouth.cfblɩ ogyaheat8.3.4Hot
pɩnpɪ̃ʔ cfɩpɩnsmoothv.1not ragged, used of a well weeded farm, or or a smooth shaveƆkɔntɩ pʋ krantɩɛ anɩ tɔpʋ dɔ. Ɩtɛ ha ɩdɔ amʋ tɛpɩn. We use a wooden crook and a cutlass to weed. It makes the weeding smooth (does not leave ragged clumps).8.3.2Texture2to be without lumpsFufu amʋ lapɩn. The fufu has become smooth.Oplimbi ánɩ́ bʋ ɩpa a, ɩbʋ atɔ awɔlɛ. Ɩtɛha fufu tɔwa ɔsa pɩn dʋn oplimbi kpakpahɛ.The mortar that has a hat, is easy to pound with. It makes fufu become smooth faster than a bald mortar.Tsu sanu afʋkpʋkpʋ nfuo amʋtɔ asa fʋwuli mʋ́, tsufɛsɛ bʋmɔkwɛ mʋ́ pɩn. Bring a sieve so that you cam sieve the flour before you stir it into porridge because they didn't grind it smooth.8.3.2.1Smooth
pɩnapɪná pl.apɩnan.scarPɩna dɩn mʋ onwunfisʋ. He has a scar on his forehead.5.4.6Ritual scar
pɩtɩpɪ́tɪ́ v.1to swimƆklʋn amʋ lobwie aha bɛpɩtɩ dalɩ ntsu amʋtɔ.The boat broke and the people had to swim to get out of the water.7.2.4.2.2Swim2to cut something apartKokoli pɩtɩ blɔdɩ amʋ ha mɩ. Please cut up the bunch of plantain for me.7.8.3Cut3to whip someone4.7.7Punish7.7.1Hit
pla1plá(H)v.to repeat something over and over3.5.1.2.6Repeat
pla2pla(H) v.1stir somethingPla nfuo amʋ wa ntsu amʋtɔ. Stir the flour into the water.Ɔlɛpla oputsu amʋtɔ.He stirred the soup.Pla oputsu amʋtɔ, ha mɩ.Stir the soup for me.Kokoli, pla aboun amʋtɔ ha mɩ.Please, stir the stew for me.Kokoli pla oputsu amʋtɔ ha mɩ mɛnɩ ɩmɔ́ɔhɔ.Please stir the soup for me so that it will not burn.5.2.1.2Steps in food preparation2row in the waterBʋtɔpʋ ɔtabʋ pla ntsu. They row in the water with paddles.6.4.5Fishing3to prepare fufu5.2.1.1Cooking methods
Plankɩplãŋkɪpropn.the name of the stream that Wurupong draws the best water fromAnɩlabɩtɩa Plankɩ ba wulutɔ anɩdɛ mʋ́ sa. We have brought Planke to the town and we are fetching it.9.7.2.9Names of riversIdiom:nun Plankɩunderstand Nkonya