Browse Nafaanra - English
jɛŋgibending left and right while walkingEe Kristo Yesu wre ŋga mɛɛ chichie mbe jɛŋgi ni ndra na.You sing to Jesus Christ a joyous song with dancing because of me.
jiɛngroaningFuŋga rɛ, ni Israel leele pre jiɛn loo.Now I have hear the groaning of the people of Israel.
jiɛnlɛabominationWa wa shia jiɛnlɛ kee ka yo mi e Nyiɛkpɔɔ wre na.One shouldn't say abominable things to God.
jiingroanU lɛɛ yira yire tia a wra jiin.His stomach pains made him groan.
jijawioverwhelmedMoab yɛkulo we na jijawi.The leaders of Moab will be overwhelmed.
jijito force throughU jiji mbe le leele pre nu.He forced himself into the midst of the people.
jijielefoolishPe kro pe jijiele.They are all foolish.
jijierefoolishnessBlɔ wre jijiere tia pe mbɔɔ shɔ u pan ŋunu katoo wa.Because of the man's foolishness, the chief's house charged him a sheep.
jijiofoolsPlɛ ndikana ndra na; pra kaari jijiele mna kala nya pe sisam ndra na.Some close their ears; they become fools and see troubles because of their sins.
jijirɛfourAma u taa jijirɛ tafɛŋgɛ kre nu.Ama came in in fourth place in the race.
jijirɛwofourthU biile jijirɛwo wi kre.This is his fourth child.
jijuofool, unwiseJijuo wi, kre ki tia u to lɔɔ kre nu.He is a fool; that's why he fell into the river.
jijuodamatiivery stupid personKraa tia ndaa kachiŋu na jijuodamatii lalaa kee jawa.Because of that I observed between a wise person and a fool.
jijuomdepthLɔɔ kre jijuom we pe shɔɔlɛɛ lafaa.The depth of the river will be about a hundred yards.
jinlend, borrowJande, ni jin sidi lafaa.Please, loan me a hundred cedis.
jina1to plotPe jina to na pie ŋunu wre kɔ jɔɔn na aŋga.They are plotting to remove the chief from the stool today.
jina2dwarfPe yo mbo, jina wa tiŋge kre ndra na.They say there are dwarfs on the tree.
jinfunlenderBilɛ shiin plɛ pra swa jinfun wa fɔlɔ li.Some two men borrowed money and couldn't repay.
jini1nblasphemyNa mu wa chɔ cha mu le jini mu.When you sleep with someone's wife, you commit blasphemy.2vcontinuative aspect of 'jin'Swa Kofi leele jini na tro.Kofi is always lending money to people.
jinyjirɛnyjirɛfour eachWra chiɛlɛ pre ŋga finyjie jinyjirɛnyjira.He gave four yams to each of the women.
jiothiefJio tnihaa n tna.It is difficult to stay with a thief.
jiomdeepA wra u wa wee jiom kre nu, mna ki nyu tɔ.And they threw him in a deep hole and covered it.
jiralionJira na nyaa ka na kaara bɔɔkɔ.The lion does not eat grass, only meat.
jireunconsciousŊga wra kun mu to maŋgo tinge kre na kre, wra jire, a pra sɛ na u ni dɔkita.When he fell from the mango tree, he was knocked unconscious, so they took him to the doctor.
jireicontinuous form of faintPe wɔ mu to Jerusalem lete na, na jirei.They are falling in the streets of Jerusalem and fainting.