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Fonemu anịẹ gbọrụ ẹkwẹn bbị tẹ kẹlẹ kom ani jen ẹkwẹn bbị na gbọrụ b’ra fie tẹẹ.

 

biri (middle, bathe)  =  piri (bush)

bẹkẹ (abrupt)  =  pẹkẹ (vagina)

baka (great,much)  =  paka (go out)

bẹlẹ (pot, tongue)  = pẹlẹ (cut)

bo (come)  =  po (castrate)

bịkị (fall)  =  pịkị (turn, and, repent)

dab(father)   =   tab(wife)

dẹkẹ ( mullet)   =   tẹkẹ (prayer)

firi (leakage)  =  diri (book, medicine)

pịkọ (feather)  =    kịkọ(scrotum)

pile (contamination)  =   bile (sink)

pịla (a fish) =  fịla (saliva)  

 

more to come               

 

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