Gonja – English


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a11Particle of interrogation at the end of a clause or sentence, followed by a ?2Particle of exclamation at the end of a clause or sentence, followed by a !
a2verbprtcontinuous present tense marker connecting verbs in a verb phrases (comparable to ŋ )e maa tiŋ a ba - he is not able to comee maa tiŋ a yɔ - he is not able to goe maa tiŋ a kraŋ - he is not able to read
a-unknownplural prefix of nouns class ??
-asfxcontinuous tense marker suffixed to verbal infixes, e daa yɔ epe - he was going home such as daa, kraa, maa, naa etce kraa wora kumo - he is still doing it; he still does ite maa sha kewora kumo - he does not want to do it
aamiamen, answer to a greeting, (usually in which God was mentioned)
abainterjection: I beg you, really?
aba /ka-nwings of birds, shoulders
ababawura /-ananstammerer
ababi /ke- abembinticks
abambɛrɛ /ku-ngrasshoppers
abanaga /-nshort wide gowns with many colors
abanche /-ncassava
abanchi /-ncassava
abane /?ngovernment (Twi origin)
abaŋɛ /ku-nbush genets
abaŋkuli /kenwater turtles
abareach other
abar /ka-nfluid from the bark of sheabutter tree, used to harden the floor
abar /ke-npuff adders
abarga /ke- ; /kanbits (mouthpiece of bridle) (pl)
abargafɔl /ka-nreins
abargawol /ka-nreins
abasibi /ke-nneedles (for sewing of injection)
abate /-ncivet cats, bush genets
abatimu /ke-nshoulders