Browse Nafaanra - English
fa1nformerlyFa kre o tolɛɛlɛ naa kpanyirɛ lii.In the olden days, our grandfathers used cowrie shells as money.2vrub with oil, anointChlɔ wre wra Yesu jewrɛ fa na simi ni.The woman anointed Jesus' feet with oil.3vgatherU pɔ mu kra yire fa mu ble ble.She swept and gathered the rubbish into piles.
faaoff whiteAtta yoŋgo kre pe faa.Atta's cloth is off white.
faanrimassage, shapeBricha wre nyuŋgo kre faanri mu kɔ.The mason has finished building the room.Ni wejiŋge kro fna ni na; jande ni faanri.My whole body is tired; please give me a massage.
faanrifunpotterNa mu n pe faarifun ma ja mbe chɔ faanri.If you are not a potter you cannot make a pot.
fafa1braidU u nyjure wa fafa.She wove her hair into braids.2long agoFafa kre na kaa n wa; ki tia tra leele na nyaari.Long ago when there were no cars, our people walked everywhere.
fakeehistoryChalɔ wre fakee chin.The old lady knows something about history.
falifarmAma sɛ u boŋgrɛ see fali haa.Ama went to weed her groundnut farm.
falifunfarmerNyiɛ pan ala; ki tia falifun wre yiɛ shɔ titi.The rains came this year; so the farmer is very happy.
fanamisleadU u nyu yo na we pan tnumu nu, la, u ni fana.He promised to come to work, but he misled me.
fanaadeceitNi n na fanaa kee chaa.I do not want to be deceived.
fanafunliar/deceiverLewo fanafun na mu mbe lewo le kala nu.The liar can easily implicate people in a case.
faŋga1strengthFaŋgaa wa pɔ wre nu.The child is strong and healthy.2grave, tombFaŋga kre juari.The grave is broken.
faŋgafunstrong personNa mu n pe faŋgafun, ma jaa fali.If you are not strong, you cannot farm.
fawoloancestorsKakala na o fawolo na yiri; praa sni yurɔ hlɛ na.Our ancestors came from Kakala; they slept on animal skins.
feeleeringFeelee kre ndrɔ sheli, la, ki nyu ni kɛ na.The ring costs too much, but it looks pretty on my hand.
fekogroupLeele pre kro tni feko feko.All the people sat in groups.
fenirunning (continuous)Kofi ja na feni mu wɛ sukuu biile pre kro na.Kofi can run faster than any of the other school children.
fɛfleeU fɛ mu yili nyuŋgo wa.He fled and left the room.
fɛɛ1vforgetNa ndaa fɛɛ, ni sɔɔnri.If I forget, remind me.2vsneakPɔ wre ju fɛɛ mu sɛ see.The child snuck away and went to the farm.3ntwigTiŋge kre fɛɛ yire ywa.The limbs of the tree are dried out.
fɛɛlɛbecome crookedKaan kre fɛɛlɛ.The stick is crooked.
fɛɛlɛɛcrookedA yaa shia shianfun le mbe kpra fɛɛlɛɛ kun.Do not show favouritism to a poor man in his lawsuit.
fɛɛn1nsighA Yesu na ŋu fɛɛn, mna yo pe pan mbo, "Ŋgi ki tia aŋga leele na kawako kee chaa mbe nya ŋga hin?"And Jesus sighed and said to them, "Why does this generation want to see a sign?"2vgo out of my wayPe gboo tio na yilii fimi na ndro kro fna mbe fɛɛn.When they are carrying a dead body outside each one should go out of their way.
fɛɛnrɛblossomTiŋge kre fɛɛnrɛ ndiom tna.The tree blossoms smell sweet.
fɛɛrɛshameU yɔŋgo tɛɛ mu chlɔ wre fɛɛrɛ tɔ.He covered the woman with a cloth to cover her shame.
fɛɛrisqueezeU lombru kre fɛɛri a ki nyumu pan.He squeezed the orange juice out.