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bika v multiply (intr.) -zidi multiplier (intr.) Bagɛni bábiki phɛɛ. The strangers have really multiplied in number. der. bikis
bikis (der. of bika) v multiply (tr.) -zidisha multiplier (tr.)
bikukusee (inf. var. bikukusele) n unclean particles clinging to the body during the time of circumcision. uchafu kutoka tohara particules sordides adhérant au corps, du temps de la circoncision, Bikukusee aobhikisa kekusa ka nke. Unclean particles clinging to the (male's) body cause miscarriage.
bikukusele inf. var. of bikukusee
bimba₁ llcr: ndiba. v swell -vimba enfler, gonfler Nyama, aoba bhibhi á phoa, aobimba. A carcass that is ready to spoil, swells. der. bimbisa
bimba₂ llcr: kibhisa; llcr: mokaɔ. n swelling kivimba, jipu abces Bimba a ka tani. The abcess is on the buttock.
bimbikana v pile up -panga s'entasser
bimbisa (der. of bimba₁) v cause to swell up faire enfler, gonfler Cengu á njɔka aobimbisa ecinji. The venom of a snake causes the leg to swell up.
bina v dance -cheza danser
binda v spank, beat -piga frapper, battre Boko baobinda bake. The men beat the women. der. bindisa
bindisa (der. of binda) v cause to be hit, beat -pigisa faire frapper, battre Báobindisa na mbua k'osaa ka nyɔngɔ á bɛnjiaga. They were hit by rain in the forest because of negligence.
bindɔ adv manner that, way, like that of namna manière que Mbua ndea k'esa nde káɔki bindɔ á nama. Today's rain did not fall like yesterday's.
binga v twist, roll, circle -fingirisha rouler, tordre Mema aobinga aoba no na nja. The heart twists if you are hungry. der. bingiaga
bingiaga (der. of binga) v coil around -viringisha, -zungusha s'enrouler Njoka aobingiaga ka me. The snake coils around the tree.
bipha n type of trap aina ya mtego sorte de piège
bisana v dispute <-bishana discuter
bitoto n swamp bwawa endroit marécageux
bo prefix you (plural) wa vous
boa₁ v take -pata prendre
boa₂ v tie, attach -funga lier, attacher Boko baoboa mabae bhakijo éndu. The men tie the bamboo to the roof of the house. Aoboa ekombo. He is gathering his family for a trip. der. boaga
boabhi n discussion, response hotuba discours, reponse K'esa á nyɔngɔ, bagbɛga báɔbhɛda mutumbɔ á boabhi. The day of an affair, the elders take up the staff of discussion.
boae n confinement wakati wa uzazi période d'accoucher Nke aoba ka boae, mema á moko kábɛ na phio. If the women is in her confinement, the spirit of her husband is not cool.
boaga (der. of boa₂) v capture, bind -funga lier, attacher, captiver Basoda báóboaga bakpa na ngoi. The soldiers are binding people with cords.
boala n first trimester of pregnancy mimba changa début de la grossesse Nke nde ana boala. This woman is pregnant. llcr: eme.
boambɔ (inf. var. bolambɔ) n interval, distance urefu interval, distance Boambɔ a Ɔbhɔngɛna na Ubuana adangamani phɛlɛ. The distance between Õbhõgôna and Ubuana is very long. llcr: kakɔɔ.