am – to be, exist, to have; a/an; imperative; or
Ndëmm amul. – He said that witchcraft does not exist.
Am na ñetti doom. – He has three children.
Am sa caabi! – Take your key!
Dafa am xel-ñaar ci mbir mi, moo tax joxeegul tontam. – He hesitated on the issue, which is why he has not yet given his answer. (am xel-ñaar – hesitate)