Kasem - English


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ya₁ [M ] v 1lean_on 2turn_against { O mɛ o kwaga o ya o kwo. He turned against his father. }
ya₂ pn they, their
ya₃ pt 1in the past, previously { O ya vei yaga. He had gone to market. | A ya yeiri we o tua. I didn't know he had come. } 2contrary to fact (with conditional or future) { A ya ná yei, a ya wó ba. If I had known, I would have come. }
ya- pf pl class II plural prefix (domain: 9.2.9.4 - Class prefixes.) cf: yam. [ yadaara , yadwonna , yagera , yalei , yalo , yana , yanto , yanu , yatɔ ]
ya-goa KA (from yera) n flesh, skin
ya-laro O/BA (from yaga, laro) n market tax collector (domain: 6.8.8 - Tax.)
ya-nɔna -/YA (from yera, nɔne) n pl flesh (domain: 2.1.7 - Flesh.)
ya-tana (from yera, tana) n skin cf: yera.
ya-tega n physical_appearance cf: yera.
yaale [H ] A1 v disgrace, put to shame, criticise, condemn as worthless (domain: 4.7.6.2 - Condemn, find guilty, 4.3.2.1 - Despise someone, 3.5.1.8 - Criticize, 4.5.5.2 - Lack respect.) [ der. -yɔlɔ ]
yaara [L ] -/YA n pl trouble, suffering { Yaara mo jege-o. He is in trouble. }
yaare₁ [L ] A1 v suffer, cause to suffer, trouble, annoy { Yé yaare n tete. Don't put yourself to trouble. | N jege-ne n yaara. You are troubling me. }
yaare₂ [H ] v wave (hands); soar high
yaase A1 v calm down (a child) { O yaase bu wom. She calmed the child down. }
yaau [L ] (other spelling: yeiu) n amazement, astonishment { Ko ke-ba yaau. It amazed them. }
yadaara [LL ] YA (from ya-, -daara) dem pl some, others { ywona yadaara other fishes }
yadɛ [M ] DE n wet season, farming season
yadwonna [LL ] YA (from ya-, -dwonna) dem pl certain, some, others { ywona yadwonna some fishes }
yaga [M ] KA/SE (pl: ) n market, market day { Kwaga yaga dɛ. Last market day. } (domain: 6.8.4.8 - Store, marketplace, 8.4.1.2 - Day.) [ ya-laro ]
yage₁ [H ] A1 v 1leave (behind), take leave of, divorce, abandon { Lwo na bam n yage. Pour the water away. | n yage nɔɔno kafae you abandon someone } (domain: 7.2.3.1 - Move away, 7.3.2 - Move something in a direction, 2.6.1.4 - Divorce.) 2stop, omit (doing something) { Yage! Stop doing that! } (domain: 8.4.6.1.2 - Stop something.) 3allow, permit, let { Yage se ba viiri. Let them depart. | Ba ba yage yera ba pae bu. One doesn't give a child complete freedom of behaviour. } (domain: 3.3.4.1 - Give permission.)
yage₂ [H ] A1 v (spray) water { O mɔɔne na o yage gaare. He drew water and watered the garden. }
yagera (from ya-, -gera) int how_many? { N yeigi pea yagera mo? How many yams did you buy? }
yala [M ] v st be wide { Buga kam yala. The river is wide. } (domain: 8.2.4 - Wide.) [ der. -kayɔlɔ , der. kayɔlɔ ]
yale₁ [R ] A1 v become wide, widen, expand, increase { N kana wó yale. Your appetite will increase. } (domain: 9.1.1.2 - Become, change state, 8.2.5 - Big area, 8.1.4.2 - Increase, 8.2.4 - Wide.)
yale₂ [H ] A1 v stretch backwards { O yale o to. He stretched backwards and fell. }