Gonja – English


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bedrapo /enancestors
bedurpo /endoctors
beduupo /ensowers
beeverbprtprogessive present tense, first in the verb phrase and preceded by a noun phrasee bee yɔhe/she is goingn tuto bee yɔmy father is going
beeŋfuture tense, first in the verb phrase and following the nominal phrasee beeŋ yɔhe will gon tuto beeŋ yɔmy father will be going
befanenhow many persons
befapo /e-nsellers, traders
befɔ /e-nstrangers, guests, visitors
befɔ b ejikpaninn
befelpo /encheats
befɛpo /e-nliars
befinpo /enfinders
befulepo /encheats
befupo /encowards, timid people
bega /?ninterest ma bega maŋ wɔtaI am not interested, not concerned
bega maŋ wɔtɔvto be unconcerned, to be indifferent, to be uninterestedfo bega maŋ wɔtɔyou don't care (lit. your interest is not there)
begba /enwitches
begbampo /enexecutioners
begbawuche /nwidows, unmarried women
begbongipo /enjudges
begboŋi /enthe great ones, councillors
bejipo /e-nlover (until mariige)
bejunkparpo /enleaders, the ones taking the lead
bekakarso /e-nlittle ones
bekarima /a- ;/e-ndrummers