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jev1refuseU je mbo wa sɛ.He refused, saying he would not go.2wash, one can also wash film for developingU yonyi yirɛ je mu kɔ.He has finished washing the clothes.3divorceWre na u chɔ je.He divorced his wife.
jeev1washingAma wa lɔɔ na fnumu jee.Ama is at the river washing calabash seeds.2breakingU wa na taŋgrawa jee see lam.He is breaking melons at the farm.
jeekɔɔnnamputated legKi nyu mu mu ŋga na mu sɛ na jeekɔɔn ni ŋmaa lawee na mu sɛ jeelee shiin ni kanyana lawee.It is better for you to go into the life place with one leg than to go into the suffering place with two legs.
jeendeenonionAma sɛ jeendee lɔ haa jafa na.Ama went to the market to buy onions.
jeerenrefusingMbose na yo na mu mu chɔ je mu jeere hlɛ nyunɔ mu chɔ wre ŋga.Moses said if your divorce your wife write a paper of refusal and give it to her.
jefunnThe clothes washer did not come today.Yonyi jefun wre n pan aŋga.
jehaanwashing placeU sɛ yirɛ jehaa.She is gone to the washing place.
jekambɛlɛntoeKlaa wa u jekambɛlɛ na.He has a sore on his toe.
jekambɛlogboŋgonbig toeKofi u jekambɛlogboŋgo gbro a kra u yaa.Kofi kicked his big toe on a stone and it hurts him.
jekpɔlɔnthighU jekpɔlɔ tin.His thigh is swollen.
jelenlegWɔɔ n jele ni.A snake has no leg.
jelijangreat grandchildAma nanae jelijae taarɛ.Ama has three great grandchildren.
jelijannleaves for soupJelijan chiin u sɔɔ aŋga.She is making jelijan soup today.
jenuncornerUu wa mu yire nyunŋo kre jenu na.He is standing at the corner of the room.
jenyaaraanfootTitɛɛ kre nu to, a blɔ wre jenyaarɛɛ, na u sooloe na yire u na.Suddenly, the man's feet and his ankles were made strong.
jenyjevcarry without holding itU u tuuro yire wa jenyje.She is carrying her load without holding on to it.Na mu n Yesu shɔnli, kena mu mu ŋmaa wa jenyje.When you are not believing in Jesus, you are risking your life.
jeŋglensides or branchesTiŋge kre jeŋgle pe taarɛ.The tree has branches on three sides.
jeribaantannerJeribaa wre tafu fra.The tanner made a talisman.
jesenthreadJese n wa stɔɔ kre nu.There is no thread in the store.
jesiŋgenhipNa chalɔ wre to kre, u u jesiŋge kre juari.When the old lady fell, she broke her hip.
jetnamadvrun on his feetSisera na fɛ jetnam na mna u sookaa ti.Sisera ran on his feet and left his chariot behind.
jewaaraadvbarefootNa mu nyaari tra jewaara, kii nyifɛɛrɛ ni.It is a shame to walk barefooted.
jewrɛnfeetNyukwan u nu jewrɛ na.A dog bit him on the feet.
jɛkrɛɛadjshort used with treesU katoo wa tiŋge jɛkrɛɛ ka lawee.His house was in a short tree place.
jɛnwinseedlingHali na pe ndru mu ki jɛnwi kia yiri.The even went back and planted it again and it didn't grow.