Hanga - English


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jaa1pljaasiNtwinM jaa n na.He/she is my twin.
jaa2conjnot knowingBa daa n yeli e tuma ni, jaa pa nyini n na.They said that you insulted me, not knowing that it was not you.
jaagbapljaagbasiN1gold chain necklace2necklace
jaan-yarapljaan-yarasiNbucket or a container on a rope
jabugaNgunpowder
jaga1AdvdespiteA zaa jaga,Despite all this, 2attruselessE ba jaga ga.You are hopeless.3attrpromiscuousE ba jaga ga.You are promiscuous.4Advfree of chargeM koni o koobu ti u jaga.I did his farming work for free.
jagajaga1Adv(talk) nonsenseE togsira jagajaga gaYou are talking a lot of nonsense.2AdvaimlesslyO gaa n niŋi jagajaga.He is going about aimlessly.3attrinterfererE ba jagajaga ga.You interfere unnecessarily.
jagilimattr1selfishO jagilim zu, o ki tee n nyaasi biisiBecause of her selfishness, she cannot look after children.2loose livingO jagilim zu, bibaala zaa kpabira u ni.Because of her loose living every young men wants her.
jagimilopljagimilosiNprostitute
jagimilotiri1NprostitutionO jagimilotiri be kpeera dii.Her prostitution is too much2adultery
jandeinterjplease!
jaŋgiraŋattrhighLeeŋu maa ba jaŋgiraŋ.The bench is high.
jaŋŋuNgreen monkey
je1VfailO niŋi u je.He tried to do it and failed.
je2VbecomeO je suuri.He became angry.
jebiVmix (with different things)Tuya maa jebini kpaam.The beans are mixed with oil
jeerisiNtiredness
jelinjeepljelinjeesiNvillage weaver bird
jemambointerrogwhen?Jemambo n na e ta?When did you come?
jemaniNtimejemanso zaaall the time lala jemaniso that
jenijeniattrlong and thin
jeriV1mix (similar things)Buusi ni peeri jeri taaba.Goats and sheep are mixed together.2move unsteadilyo ŋuuni daam o jetirahe drank spirits and was moving unsteadily3stumblem ŋme nobiri jeriI hit a stone and stumbled
jewaaripljewayaNsoothsayerJewaari waara.The soothsayer is dancing.
jifapljifasiNpocket
jigijigiattrinquisitiveE ba jigijigi ga.You are so inquisitive.

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