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jackalwe-baaganside stripped jackal, wolfcanis adustus1.6.1.1Mammal
jamyẽgdge 1èvstick, clamp, jam, gripYẽgdg rʋkã ne lalgã t'a ra bidg ye.Clamp the pot to the wall so that it won't tilt.
jangle (make a noise of)sõgne2ó-èvmake a noise of clank, jangleYaa ligd bɩ kʋɩlen-biis n sõgend fo gɩfẽ wã?Is it money or keys that makes this noise of clank in your pocket?
jartʋko1 1ncan, box, flask, container, jarA boba tʋk ne koom.He carries a flask with water.synkoore25.5Containersĩngaínbig clay dish, jar, vat, a very large clay potsynzaoore35.5Containerzaoore3njarsynsĩngasɩnga5.5Container
jar (big)tik-bãokoínlarge / big jar5.5Container
jar (small)yubla2ù-ánsmall jar5.5Container
jar for wateryʋʋre2ʋ́nwater jar, pot, water-pot5.5Container
jars (big)rʋg-bɛdan.plbig jarsRʋg-bɛd a yiib pa fõgend taab ye.Two large jars do not overlap. (Proverb: two parties (people, political parties, countries ...) who each claim greatness and reputation cannot collaborate or cohabit together. There will always be tensions, differences and disputes.)
jaundicewed-rʋʋdrenjaundice, hepatitissynnag-rʋʋdre2.3.2Diseasenag-rʋʋdrenjaundice, hepatitissynwed-rʋʋdre2.3.2Disease
jawyeereè-énjaw, jawboneWoo! Pa kaood yeer ye.To nod in agreement does not break the jaw. (proverb meaning that even if one says formally "yes" it may not be for real)2.1Body
jaw, jawbone
jawboneyeereè-énjaw, jawboneWoo! Pa kaood yeer ye.To nod in agreement does not break the jaw. (proverb meaning that even if one says formally "yes" it may not be for real)2.1Body
jealous personsũ-ki-nedanselfish man, selfish woman, selfish person, jealous man, jealous woman, jealous person
jealousysũ-kiiriù-í-ínjealousy, selfishness2.2Sense, perceive
jeerlaadoánlaughing, jeerwuuliú-ìvjeer, to boo, shame sb. (by going «wuu!»)Pagã zoeeme t'a fuugã sẽk tɩ kambã wuul-a.The woman ran hand lost a piece of her clothes and so the children booed her.salevto make fun of somebody, to mock sb., laugh at, jeerA sanda maam.He makes fun of me.
jeer at sb.yaale1 3àvmake fun of, nerve, to mock, laugh / jeer at sb.A taabã yaand-a lame.His colleagues make fun of him.
jerkvẽse 1verb.itto jerk, pull suddenly, pull sharply, draw abruptly (many instances)
jerkilyyã-yãàadvjerkily, fitfullyA gomda yã-yã wa baaga.He speaks fitfully like a dog.syngãg-gãgegãg-gãgeadvjerkily, fitfullysynyã-yã
jerkyyãrsengaà-è-áadjrough, indented, jerkyGʋ-ruudg tog n yɩɩ yãrsenga.A rasp for cola nuts has to be rough.
jestyogse1ó-ènjoke, jest, pleasantrysynwɩsgayoge 1óvjest, joke with, tease, make fun ofB yogda rakɩɩre.They tease those with whom they have a joking relationships.gabseàvjoke, jest, amuse, tease, skimp, be inefficientb bool-b lame tɩ b wa rɩ tɩ b yas n gabsdẽ.wɩsgaɩ́-ànjoke, jest, pleasantrysynyogse1reem 1èéngame, joke, jest, spectacle, show, music, entertainment, party
jet-blacksablg ligaíadvjet-blackZĩigã lebga sablg liga.The place has become jet-black.syntiga8.1Colour
jewelleryõakaóa-ánjeweller6.1Worker
jewellerynag-teoogoà-énjewellery, object of vanity, prideZũya ne kĩndi yaa nag-teedo.Bracelets and pearls are objects of pride.
jiffy (in a)nif kamsgonwink, in a jiffy, in a moment of time, in a snapshotA wilga bãmb duniyã soolem dãmb nif kamsgo pʋgẽ.He showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.