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aconjandPra sɛ a wra je paan.They went, and he refused to come.
aainterjinterjection showing fright or surpriseAa! Maa pe ma!Oh! Don't do that!
aadaadvmaybe, probably, perhapsAada baŋga bnimi mbe sɛ see.Maybe tomorrow morning I will go to the farm.
abaningovernmentAla Ghana abani tia sro pan titi.This year there is food help from the Government.
abansrunmulti-story buildingAbansru nɛɛ chia kre na.There are many multi-story buildings in the town.
Abenanfemale, born on Tuesday.Abena sɛ see.Abena went to farm.
abɛnpalm tree or palm nut
abuuriadvto brag about getting cheap thingsU sɛ na uyɛ kpɔɔri na u yili abuuri na.He went and showed himself to be big and how it came easy.
afeeleenwhistleNa mu afeelee fɔ chia ŋga na blee pe ki fun.In this village, it is a taboo to blow a whistle in the night.
afoon1sheath for a knifeU brɔfiɛn kre le ki afoo nu.He put the knife in its sheath.2vineU afoo kre chieri a ke ndru mu ŋɔɔ.He cut off the vine, and it sprouted again.
afuenvineA pe afue tinyi na tinyi nyjɛ yi sɛni pra lii kro kla.And their vine trees and trees which give fruit to eat all spoiled.
afuŋgon1tabooKofi afunŋgo kee pe.Kofi has broken the taboo.2soapAfuŋgo kre tna; ki tia yonyi yire yili chasi.The soap is good, and it has made the cloths clean.
aguanhandkerchiefAgua kre nyu titi.The handkerchief is very nice.
ajuannFriday, the fifth day of the weekAjuan ble yi Techiman jafa ble.Friday is Techiman's market day.
akasianacacia treeAkasia tiŋge ni pra nyu nunu danka kre pe.The covenant box was made from an acacia tree.
akoonparrotKofi sɛ akoo yii nyaa mu pan katoo.Kofi caught a parrot in the bush and brought it home.
Ala1ngodSɔɔlɔ pe pe Nyiɛkpɔɔ yeeri Ala.Muslims call their god "Ala".2advthis yearKofi we sɛ sukuu ala.This year Kofi will be going to school.
aleadvlast yearKofi na sɛ sukuu ale.Kofi went to school last year.
alɛɛnyeastChlɔ wre alɛɛ le u simi kre nu.The woman mixed yeast in her wine.
aliɛrinSundayU nsra sɛ asɔri aliɛri ble kre.He did not go to church last Sunday.
aliirenfoodNyiɛkpɔɔ u o kaan o blenyini aliire.God gives us our daily food.
almondnalmond treeAlmond tiŋge n wa Nafana tra ŋga na.There is no almond tree in Banda land.
alookanweighing bowlNa bɔtɔ yirɛ e loni o, na alooka yirɛ yi o, na gbolo yira yi o, e le na ee kpra li yi kra haa.If you are buying a box or a weighing bowl or a measuring cup, you look and be right in your measuring.
alɔɔnwoven wood carrierU sɛ nyaa na alɔɔ ni mbe kenyi tio.He went to the bush with a wood carrier on his head to bring home firewood.
Amanfemale child's name who is born on SaturdayPe Ama se siwiri ble.Ama was born on Saturday.

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