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facetazinfacettwa zinface
faecestushnfaeces; excrement
fail a testvfail a test
faithamannfaith
fallvfall; drop
fall (for seasonal hut)kʉpvfall (for seasonal hut)
fall down naturallyvfall down naturally
fall offbeservfall off; slip off
fall out through a holeshoropvfall out through a hole
false banana typepattannfalse banana typewaŋanfalse banana type
fan coal for coffee makingwampavfan coal for coffee making
farm (plough)kwɨvfarm (plough)
farm fieldgatanfarm fieldkkwayanfarm field
farm workersit ginworker; farm worker
fartbʉshnfart; gasbʉsha tʉshfart
fastbayanfast; time to refrain from eatingwakoadjfast; quick
fattɨndɨadjfat; thickset
fatherbabanfather
father's brotherbwabwalnuncle; father's brother
father's fathersakʉngrandfather; father's father
fearhasanfearkwaganfearkwagavfear; be afraid
feel around for something without seeingpata kamvfeel around for something without seeing
feel pleasureelemvbe happy; feel pleasure
feelinggomnfeeling
feeling of contemptkkesheadjfeeling of contempt
female bovineɨmɨ kikyatanfemale bovine
female master of the housewabsit swɨnfemale master of the house
fenceedalasnfencee
fermentssessvrise; ferment
fertile periodkay ginfertile period; time a woman is able to conceive
fetch waterkkʉ iyafetch waterkkuvpour; fetch water
fetuswal ɨ tatnfetus
feverbʉshʉvmalaria; feverttoshńe yɨsfever
fewmankɨnder. ofmanadjfew; very smallwalkɨnadvfew
fibertɨlnthread; fiber
fibrous plantdoshonjute; sisal; fibrous plant
ficus vasta treemashanfig tree; large oak-like tree; ficus vasta tree
fig treeɨsɨnfig treemashanfig tree; large oak-like tree; ficus vasta tree
fig tree typettwattanfig tree type
fighthimivfighttwaŋavfight
filldʉshvplug up; fillivfilliyivfill
filtertazanfilterttashvfilter
filter downziŋavsettle to the bottom; filter down
findkamvfindsʉsvfind
finger ringalhadʉmnfinger ring
fingernailkkʉmpp mɨttnfingernail
fingersman mɨttnfingers
fingertipssɨnss mɨttnfingertip
finishdimavfinishhɨmbɨvfinishkkunttu dimaexhaust; finishkkunttunlast; finishkwavcomplete; finish
finished corn cobkuŋinfinished corn cob