b-noun prefix for class 2, preceding vowel initial stemsbǎn,children.
baáaːpeople of (contraction of bǎd bé)
baányaŋaːsiblings, brothers, sisters
baásyə̄ə̄laːeverybody; contraction of bad bésyə̄ə̄l
báayaːsound of gunshotAbwémé eʼnɔn nkumbé báay.He shot a bird with his gun, bumm.
bad ábe bényénnɛʼpeople who have special knowledge
bad bé eʼbɔɔ́b/dancestors, people of the pastBad bé eʼbɔɔ́b bémbīī dyam.The people of the past knew something.
bad behɔ́gContr.baahɔ́gsome peoplepeople one.
bad bé mǐd méniinfour-eyed people, people with a 4th sense, who can read the future or people
bammVar.baamcompletelyAmadé me byěm á nzag-tê bamm.He harvested everything in my farm.Bémádé ndyééd esyəə́l bamm.They ate up all the food.
bán"they said that;" reporting particle for plural speakersMod awe béchə́gáá bán Ngɔmɛ́.The person whom they called Ngome.