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mpɛsɛmpɛsɛn.Rasta hair styleOyin amʋ imi gyi mpɛsɛ mʋ́ sʋ nyebi bʋtenya mʋ ifu.The man has got a Rasta hair style and so children fear him.5.4.3.5Cut hair2.1.1Head
mpiempieʔn.cheeksƆha ánɩ́ ɔdʋn fʋ mpie a; ɔdʋn fʋ atsʋnɔ. The one who has more resources than you will defeat you.The one who has larger cheeks than you will have more saliva than you.cfnyewucheekoswie1cheek2.1.1Head
mpikimpikipl. ofopiki2thatch
mpionkɛntɛmpioŋkɛ̃ntɛn.short mushroomMpionkɛntɛ tɔkwɛ ɔbɛ oyi plɔhɛsʋ. Mʋ́ nwun lɛtɛɩ. Mʋ́ oyi ma swɩ. Fɛtalɩ kpa mʋ́ nwun amʋ kwɛ mʋ́ wa oputsutɔ, si mʋ́ oyi amʋ. Mʋ́ ɛ bʋ ɔdwɛ.Mpionkɛntɛ sprouts on rotten palm trees. It's head is wide. It's stalk is not long. You can remove the heads and grind them and put them in the soup and leave the stalks. It also is sweet.Genatsuliimushroom6.2.5.3Gather wild plants1.5.4Moss, fungus, algae
mpitrempitrepl. ofopitremudfish
mpɩmmpɪ́mpl. ofɔpɩmthousandder.mpɩmpɩmthousands
mpɩmpɩmmpɪ́mpɪmder. ofmpɩmpl. ofɔpɩmREDUP1card. num.many thousandcfɔpɩmthousand8.1.1.1Cardinal numbers
mpɩnampɪnapl.mpɩnafɔn.a sexual relationshipKebi bʋtamatsu mpɩna nɩ fʋmɛdɛ agyuma yɔ.A child does not keep friendship if you are not working.4.3.3Love
mpumpú n.remnants of food that is spit outAlawɩ awu amʋ lɛ mʋ́ mpu tsitsa. He chewed on the bones and threw away the remnants.cfmpupubiscraps (food)8.1.7.4Remain, remainder
mpulu1mpúlu n.red pepperMpulu bʋ ɔsɩn sʋ mapʋ kpita fʋ ansibi asɩ. Pepper is painful so don't take it and rub it around your eyes.Nɩ mpulu ma oputsutɔ a, ɩma ɔdwɛ.If pepper is not in the soup, it is not sweet.Kpɔtɩ mpulu amʋ afʋkpa mʋ́ odu wa oputsutɔ.Pluck the pepper and remove the tail and put it in the soup.6.2.1.3Growing vegetables5.2.3.3.3Spice1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
mpumpu ngyampumpu nʤa (H)unspec. comp. form ofogya 1n.blistercfɩfɔɩcanker2.5.2.2Skin disease
mpunimpúniʔpl. ofopuni1 2intestinesintestines
mpupubimpupubi n.small flakes or scraps; especially of meatBɔtɔsɩ mpupubi amʋ lesian amʋ a, lɛbla alakpa dʋanyɔ tsu atɩkɔ bodobodo atuntu anu amʋ begyi amʋtɔ. They picked up the small scraps that were left and filled twelve baskets from the five millet buns they had been eating from.cfmpuremnants8.3.7.8.3Garbage8.1.6.2Piece5.2.3.4Prepared food
mpʋmpʊn.kind of herb6.2.1.3Growing vegetables5.2.3.3.3Spice1.5.3Grass, herb, vine