C’lela – English


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c'- Prefix used to make an inanimate noun in the fb:D or fb:K classes (and others) plural. See the explanations for fv:d' and fv:k'. The class-marker fv:c' should not be confused with the pronoun fv:c or fv:cq which is written without an apostrophe and replaces a noun. ######## When an entry has a class-marker it is written in italic writing. Class-markers may move to the end of a word in a sentence. The class-marker is not included in the way entries are ordered. For example, the word fi:c'fv:kwq (gourds) is found next to the word fv:kwq, and the word fi:c'fv:gyan (eggs) is found between the words fi:k'fv:gyaara and fv:gyan.
c'bàabánà n elders, 'class in |fv{g[lm[} age setting' Tu havu kona c'baabana.
c'bà̱bú n toothless person Ka c'ba̱bu a tu ta̱a̱ k'tel da.
c'badgo irreg. infl. of bàdgbàdgò
c'badgo badgbadgo
c'bakasa (der. of bàkàsá) n memory
c'bápó (der. of v'bápcò) v join, link, solder A̱m ta la̱a̱ bap ca̱d kwint da. ant: bàpá.
c'bàró (der. of bàró) desert date fruit
c'base cf: báskà.
c'bàsè n watery stools/excrement, diarrhoea Wa la̱vk de̱n c'base.
c'bà̱tà̱ (der. of d'bà̱tà̱) bladder, intestine
c'bàté n entrusting animals to be reared in another's care Ka c'bate, at u bab gwel da.
c'bè̱dé̱ n residue, dregs Jaa m'kya a̱v lag c'be̱de̱.
c'bèlà n uptown; the outer district of a town Ta̱m hav a̱n c'bela a̱m wan yala.
c'bèmkò n thatching A havkan c'be̱nko ni.
c'be̱tko ant: bè̱tké̱ 1.
c'bè̱tkò an scrabble, scratch Ka̱c el a̱n c'be̱tko nu copo.
c'bílbílù adv 1insinuatingly, indirectly (of talk) Lalk c'bilbilu, za lalk da. 2dodging aside A nan gwansa nwa̱ da̱n lalk kac bilbil da.
c'bo̱lgo ant: bò̱lgó̱.
c'bo̱lo̱ ant: bò̱ló̱.
c'bò̱lò̱ n food mixed together by hand; act of mixing food together by hand U zeka az tu so̱o̱ c'bo̱lo̱. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.)
c'bòmà (der. of bòmà) n traditional dress of a widow or widower during the period of mourning Neta el a̱n c'boma.
c'bo̱mo̱ ant: bò̱mò̱.
c'bò̱mò̱ n thanks, praise El ta̱m ema A'Sil c'bo̱mo̱.
c'bò̱o̱yí (der. of bò̱o̱yí) n 2nd year age group in fv:g[lm[ C'Bo̱o̱yi an reen ta kwesa aknan go̱lmo̱ ho̱da̱n go̱lmo̱.