Beli – English


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ma1 [  ] H pron.sub.incomp I
ma2 [  ] L 1pron.obj me 2pron.posor my
ma̱a [] HL v 1go 2visits
ma. pref person (used to make a noun from another word type) (lit. mother)
maboci Bw (Arabic) n prison
maca [  ] H,H n rhino
madaa [  ̷ ] L,LM n descendent (lit. mother of grandparent)
magbɔkɔ [    ] M,L,L n old person
mahinya [    ] L,M,L n trap (lit. mother of gun)
majangili [     ] M,H,H,H n sun bird
makombili [     ] L,H,H,M adj crawling (lit. mother of fingernail)
malayika Bw (Arabic) n angel
malɔki [    ] L,M,M n crowd of people
mama [   ] L,L n python
mamala [    ] M,H,H n teacher
mamojɔjɔꞌdɔ n teacher (lit. mother testing something) (jɔ̱ say, tell)
mamokpiꞌdɔ [     ] M,M,H,H n saviour (lit. mother helping something) (kpi̱ help)
mamomɔꞌdɔ [     ] L,L,M,H n saviour (lit. mother saving something) (mɔ̱ɔ save, redeem, heal)
mamoyɔyɔꞌdɔ [      ] L,L,H,H,H n teacher, trainer (lit. mother showing something) (yɔ̱ teach)
mangirawa [     ] M,L,L,L n montitor lizard
mangita [    ] L,L,H n bread
manya [   ] H,M n dura, sorghum
manyataba [     ] H,H,H,M n maize (lit. leprosy sorghum)
maŋa [  ] H,H n grave (lit. mother of taking)
maŋba [   ] L,M 1n adultery 2adj adulterous