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yaaideoexpressive of surprise
yagn9circumcisionYag echě ane mwǎn ewámsɛ́né amaa.That childʼs circumcision quickly healed.
yáleyáleVar.yádɛEnglishn9/10yardCf.eyáde
yɛrɛ́d yɛrɛ́dideoexpressive of sound of grinding stoneCf.yiríd yiríd
yə̌lyə̌ln9/101bodyChǒm ébídé mə́ á yə̌l.Something has come out of his body (said after a fright and requiring that the part that left (animal double) has to be put back.).2self; himself, herself, etc., reflexive object of verbAsómé yə̌l ámbə̄ŋ.He sold himself at the coast.Akəə yə̌l.He is careful with himself, does not exert himself.Ngɔlɛ akəŋgɛ yə̌l.Ngole uses himself with care/sparingly.ekob é yə̌l
yirédɛɛ́n1cartilageYirédɛɛ́ abág hǒm áde eʼhíd éʼbomɛɛ́.The cartilage is found where bones come together.
yiríd yirídideo1sound of grinding on a stone2tightly (woven)Nkwɛlɛ aloó ebúm yiríd yiríd.Nkwelle has woven the mat very closely.Cf.yɛrɛ́d yɛrɛ́d
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