Gonja – English


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bɔrɛmatapoana /-npriests
bɔrɛmatapowuranchief priest
bɔrɛmatapowura nimusonhigh priest
bɔrɛpiŋi /a-nraincoat
bɔrfɔ /abɔrfɔnrazorblade, razor
bɔte /abɔtenbag, sack, satchel
be1possessive particle, always preceded by a noun or pronounAma be kale Ama's dressmbe kale ndethis is her dress
be2v1to grow lean, to be thin2to be tame (animal)jɔnɔ na bee be pathat dog is very tame
be asheŋ (following a noun) (lit.things about)about e kaŋɛ ma kanyɛn na be asheŋhe told me about the man
be epuntonwithin, insideb wora kumo ebu na be epunto they did it inside the house.
be kabasotowards, on the side of
be kamannbehind, after
be kumusonself
beavto bash, beat with a heavy thing
bebapo /e-nleather workers, tailors
bebelpo /e-nblacksmiths
bebɛsopo /e-nfollowers, disciples
beboepo /-nblacksmiths
bebolpokenipo /e-nshepherds
bebompo /enmadmen
bebopo /endrunkards
bebotipo /e- ; /-nleprosy-sufferers
bebulpo /encommon; ordinary men
bechalpo /enplaymates
bechanche /enfavourite wives