Gonja – English


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gbir kenishit tovto have a long face, to be in a bad mood (visible in the facial expression)
gbir m matavto crucifyb gbir mo m mata kedibi largato so- they nailed him to the cross
gbir m mata kedibi largato sovto crucify (on a cross)
gbir tovto hammer, to nail(East Gonja)
gbirivto beat (intransitive), to sound, (thunder, an engine)
gbitivto anoint, to rub, to smear on
gbiti /?nsilver, silver bangle (pieces)
gbogbovto shiver from cold
gboloŋgboloŋadjsmooth
gboluncow (male), bull
gboŋadjbig, large, great, mighty, loud
-gboŋsfxbigger, older, more important, (suffixed to a noun)
gboŋeadjlarge
gboŋgboŋadjbig
gboŋgboŋiadjlargest, large
gboŋiadjlarge
gboŋi tovto spread mounds
gbre1little, small, minute, i.e. very small
gbre2Verbal infixrepeat, again (cannot function in isolation)e gbre ŋ kaŋɛhe said again
gbrebinlittle, very little
gbregbrebinlittle, very little
gbuvto bark (like a dog)
gbuŋgbuŋvto shake, to be shaken
gbutendog (figurative and abusive)
gɔmena /?ngovernor