BambaraEdit

VerbEdit

  1. (Transitive) to do
    I bɛ mùn kɛ?
    What are you doing?
  2. to put
    N bɛ ji kɛ fiɲɛn na
    I put the water into the jar
  3. (Intransitive) to happen
    Mun kɛra?
    What happened?
  4. to spend (time)
  5. to become
    A bɛ kalan ka kɛ karamɔgɔ ye
    He is studying to become a teacher

Derived termsEdit


Eastern ManinkakanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative scriptsEdit

NounEdit

kɛ̀

  1. man

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative scriptsEdit

ParticleEdit

kɛ̀

  1. so, certainly

Etymology 3Edit

Alternative scriptsEdit

NounEdit

kɛ́

  1. heritage

Etymology 4Edit

Alternative scriptsEdit

VerbEdit

kɛ́

  1. to do

NuerEdit

VerbEdit

(singular ɛ)

  1. are (plural of be)
    kɛn cak.
    There are the milks.

PrepositionEdit

  1. with