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ŋaŋaʔ v.disappear using magicNkukubii baŋa mɩ sika. Dwarfs have made my money disappear.Oyin amʋ lɛŋa lɛ aha amʋ́ ɩbɩ.The man vanished from the people's hands.7.6Hide2.3.1.5.1Appear
ŋainŋaĩ́ v.to hideKebi amʋ laŋain, tsufɛ bʋdɛ mʋ dunka. The child has hidden because they are looking for him.Asʋn amʋʋ ɔlɔpʋ ŋain amʋ, lalɩn ɔnwa.The matter he hid has come to light.7.6Hide
ŋɛlɩnŋɛ́lɪ̃́ʔv.to rest one's head on something2.4.5Rest8.5.1.5Touching, contact
ŋɛsɩ1ŋɛ́sɪ̂ʔ(L) n.1fine sand from a specific kind of stoneBʋtɔpʋ ŋɛsɩ bwa atɔ. They use fine sand for roasting things.cfɩsɩdirtosublusand1.2.2.2Rock5.2.1.1Cooking methods2a soft stone that is ground and used to clean calabashes1.2.2.2Rock
ŋɛsɩ2ŋɛ́sɪ́ v.1to smoke something to preserve itNdɛ iye ŋɛsɩ. I am smoking meat.cfogyasismoke8.3.7.8.4Preserve5.5.5What fires produce2to breathe the fumes of herbs that are brewed1.2.3.3Gas2.2.1Breathe, breath
ŋlaɩnŋlaɪ̃́ v.to meltBɔpʋ nfɔ dɩnka ogya a, ɩtɛŋlaɩn. If they put grease on the fire, it melts.Ogya ɩtɔ rɔba a, ɩtɛŋlaɩn. If fire heats plastic it melts.8.3.4Hot1.2.3Solid, liquid, gas
ŋlanwunŋlanwũʔ pl.aŋlanwunn.millipedeŊlanwun bʋ ayabi tsɔtsɔɔtsɔ. The millipede has many legs.1.6.1.9Small animals