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-oadjoh! (stylistic marker with connotations of warning or displeasure)O! fo ne n kya saalɛ fo-sɛ faa?Oh! Are you the one insulting your father?
o-ounknownhe/she continuousƆ kya kpe ndɔɔ.He is going to farm.
obentewulenplay/tease/nick name for a pregant womanMɛ kya yen ɔtɔ-wura yɛɛ, obentewule.They call a pregnant woman that "obemtewule".
obinchild/personObi ne n gyɛ atɔ.A child is riches (things).
Obi-Donnpropa person's name meaning "a child is more important than everything"Obi-Don gi wu' Kumasɛ.Obidon died at Kumasi.
Obi-Ifɛnpropa person's name
obibirinblackAdega anyɔ ako mɛ kya ba aye asɛ, obibiri mɔ gyɛ me-tedɛ.Some two young men are coming to us, the black one is my brother.
Obigyɛ-Atɔnpropa person's name meaning "a child is an inheritance"Obi gyɛ atɔ gi sɔɔ lɔɔrɛ.Obigyɛ-Atɔ has bought a car.
Obintanpropa person's name
obolonbunyoung girlObolonbu, fo kya kpe fonɛ?Girl, where are you going?abolonbuBaseFormngirlsObolonbu mɔ gi dena kon.The young lady is now married.Dedaa mɔ, fo laa wu obolonbu dɛnsɛ gi gyere ɔ kya kyon mɔ, nkolongifɔ ne ɔ nyaa.In the old days when you saw a beautiful girl who had dressed nicely, and was passing, it was shea butter oil that she had smeared.Obolonbu ɔko bo no mɔ, ɔŋ nyi gɛgyan.There is a certain girl who does not know how to cook.
oboobondrunkardias ɔbono ɔ kya nun nta boomɔone who drinks and gets drunk
oboroninwhite personisaWhite personFufuli maŋ son oboroni de n' kii son Gbangya.I can't serve the white and serve the Gonja.
obunhouse/roomilaa ibono mɛ pɔrɔ asa nyamesɛ de ɔ' kyena abɛɛ ɔ' mɔ dɔ mɔbuilding designed for human habitation, dwelling place
obu-gɛkyen
obu-ɔlaana crack in a wall
obulayiina type of tree
obulina kind of play
obundincover
obunindeceased/ghostMɛ pule obuni mɔ.They buried the deceased.ibuniBaseFormncorpsesNdɛ-nbii giŋ ba gi selɛ ibuni.Children of today do not fear corpses.
obunigyanodor of decayObuni mɔ bo obunigya.The dead body smells.
obunsɛncoverBonboron mɔ obunsɛ bo fonɛ dɔ?Where is the cover to the cup?
oburuna type of tree, used for roofing
obusafondevel/satanFo gyɛ daa obusafɔ fɛɛ, fo-ilaa wɔrasɛ.You are a devil just like your deeds.
oderindreamDeeri nɛ kuu ideri kpan.Yesterday I had a nightmare.ideriBaseFormndreamsIderi iko i kya wɔra gifuu.Some dreams are fearful.
odolinkind of tall grassMɛ kpaa keebi odoli de mɛ kyu baa luoo agbɛgyaana.They went and cut odoli grass to weave an instrument for making gari.