mwaan1 [ `'][ɱã̀ã́] {SS::} vb. to measure; to
gauge; to weigh: Mwaan ọnrẹn ne
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a rẹn vbene ọ tan sẹ hẹẹ “Measure
it so that we may know how long
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mwaan2 [ `'][ɱã̀ã́] {SS::} vb. to perform a
surgical operation on; to cut open
the body as part of an operation:
Te iran mwaan ẹnrẹn egbe vbe asokito
“He was operated upon at the
hospital.”
(Also used of corpses to
describe the process of an autopsy).

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mwaanmẹ [ `' `][ɱã̀ã́mɛ̃̀] {SS::} vb. (< mwẹẹn +
amẹ) to be juicy; to contain much
fluid: Ivin-ebo na waa mwaanmẹ
“This coconut has much milk.”

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mwan [ '][ɱã́] {SS::} pron. a form of the 1st
pers. pl. pron. used mainly in religious
contexts: our; us: orukhọ mwan
“our sins”
; miẹn mwan fan “save
us”
; etc.
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mwanmwan [ ` '][ɱã̀ɱã́] {SS::} vb. to arrange
(things and people): Ọ mwamnwan
ukpọn ye ẹkpẹtin
“He arranged
clothes into the box.”

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mwẹẹn [ `'][ɱɛ̃̀ɛ̃́] {SS::} vb. to have; to possess:
ọ mwẹẹn emọ eva “She has two
children.”
mwẹn-ígho “to be af-
fluent.”

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mwẹn [ '][ɱɛ̃́] {SS::} pron. a form of the 1st
pers. sg. pron: me; my: ọ gbe mwẹn
“He beat me.”
Ọse mwẹn “my
friend.”

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mwọọnghae [ `' `][ɱɔ̃̀ɔ̃́ɣaè] {SS::} vb. (< mwẹẹn
+ ọghae) to be warm in temperature
(e.g. water, or the body, etc.).

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