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tua1túâʔv.to give someone an enma or anal suppositoryKebi amʋ okokonitɔ labwɛ ɔlɔ, sʋ tua mʋ. The child's anus has a sore, so give him an enema.2.5.7Treat disease2.6.4.1.1Care for a baby
tua2túâʔv.to rise earlyNtsu lalan sʋ abótua yɔ ntsutso ɔkɛ.Water is scarce so we will get up early and go to the water source tomorrow.Ɔkɛ nótua anɩ osun ɔhandɛ yɛda asʋn anfɩ suna mʋ, nɩ megyi alɩ a, ɔyɩkɛ ɔbɔ́bʋ.Tomorrow I will get up early to tell our clan head this matter, if not, when day break he will be drunk.cfkʋsʋ1rise5.7.3Wake up
tukuriibitúkúríːbipl.atukuribiadj.very small amountMʋ nfɔ lasi tukuriibi.He has only a little oil left.cfkpalobilittlekusubismall8.2.1Small
tumitúmiFrom:Akantumin.power or authority4.6.3Government organization4.6.1Ruler4.5.2Have authority
tuntutuntupl.atuntun.fruit or food in a round form; e.g. avocado; mango; pawpaw; kenkey; breadKɛlɩ oyi a, mʋ́ tuntu amʋ ɩtɛfa wunya dantapu.A silk cotton tree's pod always bursts and spreads fluff.Oyinbi ɔkʋbʋ nfɩ ánɩ́ ɔbʋ atɩkɔ bodobodo atuntu anu.A boy is here that has five millet bread buns.8.3.1.6Round5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit5.2.3.4Prepared food
tutu1tutu(H)n.penisFʋ tutu lɛdɩ?Did your penis sleep?Ɔpɔnkɔ tutu bʋswɩ dʋbɩ.A horse's penis is very long.2.1.8.3Male organs
tutu2der. oftu2 4REDUP1v.1to throw off somethingOfutikokoni amʋ dɛ ɩsɩ tutu. The ant lion is throwing up sand.Nfɔ amʋʋ ɩdɩn ogya amʋ detutu dʋbɩ. The oil that is on the fire is spitting too much.7.3.1.1Throw2to give a bad smellƆkpʋn amʋ detutu dʋbɩ. The toilet is throwing off too much (of a bad smell).cfbonstink2.3.4Smell
tutu3tútûːder. oftu2 2REDUP1v.jump repetitivelyNowun gyongyo ɔkʋ detutu mmua nfɩ. I saw a toad jumping at the back here.7.2.1.1.3Jump
tuturutuututurutuːadj.very bluntMɩ krantɩɛ amʋ ɔnɔ lawu tuturutuu.My cutlass edge has become very dull.8.3.2.4Blunt6.6.2.3Working with metal
tutututututututuadv.to be very smoky5.5.5What fires produce
tuuntũː adj.become very darkIlebi tuun. It turned black.Ɔtsɩ amʋ ɛ a, mʋ ɔtsabi ibi tuun. The woman's cooking shelf should be blackened completely.Ogyasi amʋ labi gyadɩtɔ ɩnʋ tuun. Smokeaw has completely blackened the kitchen.8.3.3.3.2Black
tʊ́ v.1to meet without planning toMɩa mɩ pio ayɔ oli Ntumda a, ɔlɛnatɩ si mɩ. Tamɛ, nɛsrɩ yɔ mʋ Tepo. Anɩ fɛ́ɛ́ anɩlowie Ntumda kɛkɛ. My brother/sister and I were going to a funeral in Ntumda. He left before I did, but I ran and caught up to him in Tepo. We got to Ntumda at the same time.Brɛa ayɔ a, olegyankpa nɔyɔ mʋ ɔkpatɔ. When we were going, he went first and I caught up with him on the road.cffia1 2assembletii 1meet4.2.1.3Meet together2to discover somethingƆbatebi ɔtɛtɛ nwunasʋ dʋbɩ a, ɔtɔtʋ mʋ yín awu When a chick scratches the trash heap too much, it will discpver its mother's bones.When you are too inquisitive, you will dicover things you don't want to know.
tʋn1tʊ̃ʔinterj.used to respond to a greeting when angry at another person to indicate that the anger in the voice is not directed at the one being greetedA: Ɔyaloo! B: Ɛdɔɔ! Tʋn! ... (B is angrily shouting at C)cftʋntʋngreet3.5.1.4.3Greetder.tʋntʋngreet
tʋn2tʊ̃́ʔ v.1to severely breach the lawNɩ owie ɔwa mbla, fɔtʋn mʋ́ a, ɔtɛbɩtɩ fʋ asʋ. If a chief should make a law and you break it, he punishes you.4.7.3Break the law2to break an oath; to forswear yourselfNɩ mɩ ɛ asʋn lɔtʋ fʋ, nɛsrɩ si fʋ a, nɛka nɔtʋn. As for me, if trouble comes to you and l run away and leave you, l have broken my oath.4.7.5.7Take oath
tʋnkpatʊŋ͡mk͡pa(H)pl.atʋnkpan.forest vine that is itchyTʋnkpa igyi ɩfla kʋ ánɩ́ iswie a, ɩtɔwɔlɩ ɩwɩ dʋbɩ. Fɛtalɩ pʋ klɩ atɔ.It is a vine when it bears it itches the body badly. You can use it to tie things.1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
tʋntʋntʊ́ntʊ̃der. oftʋn1REDUP1v.to greet someonecftʋn1greetings3.5.1.4.3Greet