English meaning of the Dagbani word ŋubi


  1. to chew, masticate
    • to eat things that require chewing or mastication (meat, bread, rice, yam...), graze (animals do)
      • to sting (pepper or sore), corrode, dissolve, decompose something
        • to smoulder, burn something slowly
          • to destroy the soul of (said to be the work of witches)