yaa1fr. var.ya3v(help to) put down, lodge, take from fire,Esela fɔ ɛ ya gɛ mɩɩnlɛ, anyandilɛ fɔ ɩ gya fɔ yaa yɩ, Yaa aa ditola fɔ sɩ àà tunathe visitor is lodging with me, when the food is ready take it from the fire, put down your load and rest.
yaa2advsurprised, wonderfulNa nʋn ade fɔ wʋ mɛ mɩ yaaI was surprised to have heard that.
yafɩyafɩadjunhemmed edgeswukukuba bɛbɔ boo punkaa gɛtɛ bɛɛ sa be len fɔ ɔdɔn gɛ bɛɛ ka bɛ mɛ wʋ gɛ wù we yafɩyafɩIn the past, fetish priests and priestesses wore a special skirt with unhemmed edges made of leaves of rafia palm.
yalɩfr. var.yaalɩvmelt (honey or oil)Ka bʋnɔ fɔ sɩ ofila waanɩ wàà yalɩ, na yalɩ wʋrɔba fɔPut the oil in the sun to melt. I melted the plastic.
yarafr. var.yɛravvomitEbi fɔ ɛ̀ nyʋn gɩfa ɛɛ yaraThe child vomits when he takes the drug.
yaranvpour outyaran bʋkan tɛ mɩ nan nyʋnPour some of the wine for me to drink.
yasɩvscatter, spread outƐkɔrɔkɔ ɛ yasɩ afɩnaa fɔ e lulu, Ade fɔ ɩ yasɩ ɩ san atele atele powuThe rooster scattered the maize. The news spread all over.
yevcome from, come out, come forth, germinate, sinceNa ye Tutukpene, Ye ba okoro, afɩnaa fɔ ii ye, Ye gagyɩgyan fuu gɛ e ye, ye afife, ye owula, ye nkalanI come from Tutukpene. Come out of the room. The maize germinates. He was out since the morning. To sweat, emit heat, bleed.
yebavbe sick, fall sick, be madgengyi aabi ee yeba fɔ san ma dɔkʋta, ete gɛtɛ ɛ̀ ba dɩganga fɔ ee yeba lo?Send the child to the hospital if he is sick. Is that violent man mad?
yelavstand, stopEgbebi è yela dɩtaa dii koro, Lɔrɩ fɔ è yela, ma yela mɩ oliThe goat is standing on the stone. The car stopped. Accompany me to the farm.
yela tɛpadefend, stand in forEte nyawɔ è yela tɛ wɔ bɛnɩ,This man is standing in for his people.
yemyemadvwalking like a foolish/stupid personɛ bɔɔ san lɛ yemyem. à bɔ a we wɔ fɔ a we gɛtɛ è di gɛ enyimapulɛYou can see that he is stupid/foolish from how he walks.