Browse Nafaanra - English
bathereU sɛ ba.He went there.
baaaccuseU kala baa ni na.He accused me.
BaabruBibleBaabru pe hlɛ ŋga nu pe Nyiɛkpɔɔ nyu kee nyunɔ.The Bible is the book in which they wrote God's word.
baare1nwooden hammer, malletPe nyuŋgo kre lam gbun na baare ni.They beat the floor of the room with the wooden hammer.2vgrabU fa mu yi baare.He grabbed him around the waist.
babaariribsU babaarie u yaa.His ribs pain him.
babasugonorrheaAbidjan na u yiri na babasu kre ni.He returned from Abidjan with gonorrhea.
badaaŋgabiggestNyuŋgo badaŋga kre to.The biggest room has fallen down.
baicontinuative of bo to tellYire mblɛ e kala bai ni na kre, e pan mbe o nyiɛlɛ jijirɛ fni.You who are telling lies against me you come for a face to face meeting.
balitake, pick upU hlɛ kre bali mu sɛ katoo.He took the book and went home.
bambaverandaBamba kre juari.The veranda is broken.
baŋgatomorrowBaŋga mbe sɛ Kumasi na.Tomorrow I will go to Kumasi.
bawathereBawa wra ŋunu aŋge.He slept there yesterday.
BCBCYɛlɛ mblɛ a pra chin mu Yesu seThe years before Jesus was born
be1to ripenTiŋge kre sɛŋgɛ be.The tree's fruit is ripe.2cooked3performing magic
befunwitch doctorU uyɛ pe na befun wi.He is behaving like a witch doctor.
bemto conjure awayNdra pɛɛnrɛ kee ka we mu da mbe mu fo, a mba ja mu bem kee nyjɛ mu pini yire tɛɛ mbe ki gbun mbe wa.A calamity will come upon you and you will not be able to conjure it away.
bemumagicalEgypt befɛɛnlɛ pre na pe bemu kee pe.The magicians of Egypt preformed their magical acts.
bentɔbeanA pra yirɛ bɛɛlɛ yɛ nya tra kre yiɛ na, a yira pe na bentɔ yi.And they spread little things over the face of the land and they were like beans.
bɛɛlɛsmall oneFinyie bɛɛlɛ yire u yoori mu ni ŋga.He choose the small yams to give me.
bɛɛlɛbɛɛlɛsmall piecesPie olive simi chaa mimi kre nu, mbe ki bri, mbe yi fɔ taha kpɛfrɛɛ ŋga lam ki juo chiɛrɛ nu, na pe kɔ mbe pe yi pile bɛɛlɛbɛɛlɛ.They will mix oil in the flour and mix it then bake it on a flat pan that has sides on it and when it is done they will break it into small pieces.
bɛlibɛlilukewarmŊga ee pe bɛlibɛli, a yaa wɛɛri, a yaa nyjii kre ndra na.When you are lukewarm you are not hot and you are not cold.
bɛni1dam up a stream or riverPe lɔɔ bɛni a kraa paan mbe wali.They blocked the river but it broke loose.
bɛni2bridgePe bɛni pe mbe mu Kpaan kun mbe yire Bui na mu sɛ Juan na.They made a bridge to cross the Black Volta to go from Bui to Jama.
bɛŋɛbowFawolo pre naa wi na bɛŋɛ ni.Our ancestors fought with the bow.
bistillHali blɔ wre wa aŋga bi Nafan tra nu.The man is still alive in the Banda land.