bwâam aː Spell.var. bwâm Duala bwǎm̀ 1 well 2 good Bébɛ́nlé me bwâam tómtɛ́né nchii. They surpassed themselves in doing good to me. bwǎl trough (for making palm oil) Bedúne mbíí á bwǎl. They crush palm nuts in a trough. bwǎle laziness Adé bwǎle âbɛl dé nsɔ́n. He is lazy in doing his work. Bwǎle éʼdíi nkole mé mbéb. Laziness is a bad disease. bwambí Duala bwambí 1 adv.m very 2 many Ene mbaaŋgé ekəlé bwambí. That cocoyam is very big. bwâmbwam 1 adv.deg many 2 adv.m very well Bad béhyédé ene kwééd bwâmbwam. Many people attended that death celebration. 3 adv.m mostly, specially; more so bwáŋbwaŋ unsteadily; recklessly Syn. bwə́ŋbwəŋ bwéed 1 adv.t later on 2 before, earlier on, the other time Sóo dɛ̌nyēnnē bwéed. We will meet later on. bwɛl Pl. mɛl 1 tree Éʼbé bwɛl éʼchábé ámīn. This tree is tall. 2 stick Bɛ̌ me bwɛl bé éʼkɛ́ hɛ̂. Give me that fencing stick. 3 medicine Amwâg bwɛl. He is taking medicine. Nzé mod akollɛʼ, ébɛ mə́ bwɛl. If the person is sick, give him some medicine. bwɛl-amǐnɛ everything above, creation above bwɛl éʼ ngande e mbúú flame tree, flamboyant tree Delonix regia bwɛl éʼ yukalítus mɛl mé yukalítus eucalyptus tree bwə̌g loan Nkií bwə̌g wê anén wɛɛ́d. I got a loan from this friend. bwə́ŋbwəŋ unsteadily, recklessly Syn. bwáŋbwaŋ by- noun prefix for class 8, preceding vowel initial stems byaá aː 1 plural of chyaa ́ 2 vegetation byánán Duala ? as though Syn. nɛ̂ngáne byěm, bwěm 1 plural of cho ̌m 2 clothes byɛ́ɛ English beer Byɛ́ɛ akóbe mod. Beer makes a man drunk.