âbeb tie Běb eʼkɛ́! Tie the fence! âbebɛn
âbébed -ed spoil, destroy, harm, waste Abébteʼ. He spoiled (it).
abébed á mod 1 giving wrong advice, teaching wrong things - 2 destroying somebody 3 hypnosis spoiling of person
âbebɛn -ɛn tie with Aběbné eʼkɛ éʼ nguu mesisoŋ. He tied the pig fence with elephant grass.
âbébted -ted 1 spoil 2 destroy something for somebody Bébtéd me chə́! Destroy it for me!
âbed urge people to stop quarrelling, refrain somebody from quarrelling Běd bə́, béewānɛ̄ nzum! Urge them not to quarrel, they should not fight!
âbéd mould fufu Abédé ésūbāg. She moulded the fufu.
ábēdē that one, those ones; anaphoric demonstrative pronoun, precedes nouns of classes 2, 8, 14 and 19 Nɛ́ɛ anlóm ábēdē bǎn. My mother sent the children already mentioned.
abédé á ndáb mebédé mé ndáb part behind the house Akií ábēdē ndáb. He has gone behind the house.
abem mebem hut, shade, pen (for sheep, goats), stable Mbód édé á abem-tê. The goats are in the hut. Cf. ebem mwěbem
ábem my; possessive pronoun first person singular, precedes nouns of classes 2, 8, 14 and 19
âbem 1 stay a long time Abemé á ahín. She stayed a long time in the bush. 2 tarry 3 to last, be durable Abad á kaké ébemɛʼ. Khaki cloth is durable. âbemed
ábên Dial.var. éʼbên Sp.var. ábén this, these; proximal demonstrative pronoun, precedes nouns of classes 2, 8, 14 and 19
âben 1 put oil in pan Cf. eben 1
âben 2 refuse, divorce, deny, reject Abené nchóm. She divorced, refused the husband.
âbén 1 1 bind; put a “ juju;” prohibit (by magic) Abéné nzag. He put a protective spell on the farm. 2 protect; prohibit contact with s.b Bad bé Ngɔmbe bébéné Nkalɛ́. The Ngombo people prohibited contact with Nkale. ebéndé mbéndé
âbén 2 abstain from speaking; refuse to speak to somebody; avoid sb Baáb bébéné mə́. His friends do not speak to him.