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Imamàpromy, IMam pagã watame.My wife is coming.
I am hungrykom tar maamexpr.I am hungry
I am thirstyko-yũud tar maamexpr.I am thirsty
I seeõhõo2òinterjI see, I understand
I, memaam 1áproI, meYaa maam.It's me.m 1proI, me
ideataogsgonopinion, advice, feeling, sentiment, ideayam1ánintelligence, wisdom, wile, craft, ruse, cleverness, dodge, perspicaciousness, knowingness, power of deduction, mind, sense, ideaYam soaba.An intelligent person.
identicala ye2expr.identical, same, equalKi ne nadeng k a ye ye.The sown millet plant and the wild millet plant are not identical. (A proverb saying: there is a big difference between the real one and only an imitation. A photocopy is not the same as the original.)boaga1identical, similarWamã wẽnda taab la b ka boag ye.Calabashes look alike but they are not the same. (Proverb)
idiocyzolemdoó-é-ónidiocy, idiotic action, stupidityLigd baooda ne zolemd n dɩ ne yẽesem.Proverb: One makes himself a fool to get money, but one has to spend it with wisdom.synyalemdozolgoyalemdoá-ónfoolery, silliness, folly, idiocy, stupiditysynzolemdo
idiotzalle2nidiot, fool, no-good, bad lot, good for nothing, useless personNinsaal-zalle.A person that is good for nothing.synbeoko2yalmazolgoó-ònidiotsynpezongoyalmazolemdozoarengaáo-áadjidiot, fool, silly, imbecileNinsaan-zoarenga.Silly person.pezongonidiotsynzolgoyalmaá-àna fool, idiot, stupid personsynbeoko2zalle2zolgobeoko2nan idiot, stupid personsynyalmazalle2
idiot, fool, silly personyalem1ánidiot, fool, silly personB belgda yalem t'a võog a yir neng tɩɩga, n bas n gɩbend maasem.We flatter the idiot and he tears the tree out of the front of his yard and afterwards he runs in search of shade. (Proverb: by throwing away our good because we are not satisfied with its usefulness, we are making a mistake that we will regret.)
idolbõn-naandganman made idol, false godsMam kom-bãoonego, lak-y y mens ne wẽn-naandsã.My children, keep yourselves safe from false gods!
idol worshipperbõn-naandse pʋʋsdbanidolater, idolatrous, idol worshipper, those who worship idols
if2áauxif, whenA sã n wa bɩ f kõ-a.If he comes, give it to him.wa3 2àauxif, whenA wa n wa bɩ f bool-ma.When he comes here, you have to call me.
if everlake3àconjif everLak f ta ka, bũmb na maan-fo.If ever you come here,something will happen to you.
if nota sãn ka wotoexpr.if not, if it is not like thatbɩ y tek yam n kos sugri. A sãn ka woto, mam na n waa yãmb nengẽ tao-tao n wa zab ne bãmb.Therefore repent. If not, I will come to you soon and war against them.sã n kaexpr.unless, if notNebã fãa ka wʋmd gom-kãngã võor ye, sã n ka b sẽn kõ b rãmb pãn-tõog tɩ wʋma bala.All men are not capable of accepting this teaching, if not those to whom God gives the means.
if, when
ignitekosge 1ó-èvlight, kindle, ignite
ignorancezɩɩlemɩ́-énignoranceZɩɩlem lebsda ned poorẽ, la bãngr tõeeme t'a kẽng toore.Ignorance makes a person stay behind, whereas knowledge makes him progress forward.
ignores the essentials of the culinary artfadreadjwho ignores the essentials of the culinary artpag se!n ka mi sɛoglg yaa pag-fadre.
illpa keemexpr.sick, ill, not healthyPa keem são taaba.Of two patients, there is always one better than the other. (proverb indicating: there are always difficulties of different degrees. The complexity of the situations differs.)
ill (be)bẽ1ẽ̀vto be sick, ill (be), unwellA bẽeme n kaoos n yaool n ki.He died after being ill for a long time.
ill (to be)bẽedamevbe ill, be sickA bẽedame.He is sick. He is ill.synyĩnsa zabdameyĩnsa zabdameexpr.be sick, be illsynbẽedame
ill personbãadaã̀-ánsick person, ill person, patient, diseased, sick one2.3.1Sick