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bubɛgimnum.onceVal naval bubɛgim.Go once.
budɛha-saNoun(type of) snakeBudɛha ya dumnɛ a nyɛn nii tuha.The ‘budeha’ snake lives in water.
bugil-aNountreeTobase kur du bugliwa a go o dama.Tobase likes to plant trees round his house.
bugilsaar-saNounwoodcarverBasig ya bugilsaarrɛ.Basig is a wood carver.
bugla-saNounwell (of water)Bugla ti nii wa lɛm.The well water is not nice to drink.
buksiVerbto learn, to studyKila sukuu a la buksi.Go to school and learn.
bulɛnum.twiceVal navel bulɛ.Go twice.
bunaNounloadBirichisi ti ya buniwa.A mud block is a load.
buna bar dawidawɛNounstoreroomMu kaa sa buna bar dawirɛ.I want to build a storeroom.
bunaasinum.four timesNyɛ Anuha val bunaasi.Let Anuha go four times.
bunbugabunbugsaNounsandy placeNyinbaan ti kpak bunbugre.That road has sandy places on it.
buni (bunɛ)adj.oldNyinbaan buni tirɛ mu zim.It is the old road that I know.
bunkol-aNounstoneDoon ya bunkola barrɛ.It’s a stony place there.
bunkol gulsi-eNoun(round) stoneBunkola gulse nyɛn bar nɔ.There are round stones here.
bunkol pɛnɛNoun(wide) stonesBunkol pɛnɛ nyɛn nyinbaan ti ni.There are wide stones on the road.
bunnibol-aNounroom for small animalsBasig sa o buunibol ti petiiu o dama ni.Basig has finished building the room for his small animals in his compound.
bunɔɔta diiliNoundressing wellBe wa zim bunɔɔti diili.The child doesn’t know how to dress wel.
bur2NoundewChɔɔsi nɔ bur fa tɔɔ bar maga.This morning everywhere was covered with dew.
bur1Verbto returnO fun ta ba a bur kaali Jerusalɛm.He left them and returned to Jerusalem.
burkilugeNountadpolesBurkiluge laa burigi sampɔta.Tadpoles turn into frogs.
burkpaasuNounwickednessBurkpaasu bɔta ya siurɛ.Wickedness brings about death.
burkpaasu tiinatimaNounwicked personBurkpaasu tiina ya baal.The man is a wicked person.
burnya diili sahaNounChristmas timeChɛchi ti tima saksi burnya diili kinkannɛ.The church members always prepare for Christmas very well.
buti2Verbto be confusedBaal ti butiu.The man is confused.
buti1Verbto pourButi nii ti lil.Pour the water and swallow it.