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lalavlick, lapNyukwan wre taa kre lala.The dog is licking the plate.
lalaaadvmiddle, between, midst, centreMu pe lalaa kee chiin?Do you know the relationship between them?Uu wa mu yire pe lalaa wa.He was standing in the centre of them.Pe Kofi na Kwame lalaa gbeele.The quarrel between Kwame and Kofi was reconciled.
lalaa-yirefunnmediatorMbose na wi Nyiɛkpɔɔ na Israel pre lalaa yirefun.Moses was God's mediator for Israel.
lamprepinsideUu wa nyuŋgo kre lam.He is inside the room.
lambaaraadjgossipNyiɛkpɔɔ pe le, na pe yire sholo o, ndee na pe tni o, lambaara mɛɛ pe koni na woni ni na.God sees them, when they are standing or setting they are singing abusive songs against me.
lamivroamingFuŋga ma pe yo pe shie see ande pre pe lami na tro kre.It is a long time since they said they were going to farm but they are still roaming about.
lammadvin a whileNa ki pe lamm mbe pan wa.In a while I will come there.
lampoonlevy, taxLampoo shɔfun wre sɛ haka.The tax collector has travelled.
lampooshɔfunntax collectorLampooshɔfun wre sɛ jafa na.The tax collector has gone to the market.
lamsusromnwickednessBlɔ wre lamsusrom tia ndro na ja mu da u na.The man wickedness keeps people away from him.
lamuadvinside, alternate form: lamKɔlɔ kre lamu jio titi.The well is very deep.
landɛɛnsloping placeLandɛɛ kree plɔplɔ.The sloping place is slippery.
laŋganbig pot, jarsLaŋgɛɛ nu chiɛlɛ naa nyumu leni.Women use big pots to hold water.
laŋmbaanboilLaŋmbaa ki u tin u kotiŋge.A boil has swollen his armpit.
latamnkindnessNi latam pee ki ni dɔɔya.My kindness has brought about my downfall.
latɛɛadjdeep waterEpo kre latɛɛ kre pe li peii, pra tii mu sɛ tni tapan na dnɛ pe wa lɔɔ.The deep sea water covered them, they descended to stay at the bottom like a stone in the river.
latomncontentmentLatom ki paan na chichie pee ni.Contentment brings good things.
laweenplace, locationLawee kre haa le na mna ni.The place is far from here.
lev1enter, arriveJande, le nyuŋgo.Please, come in.2look afterJande ta ni pɔ ŋmba le ni pan.Please you have to take care of the child for me.3arriveAŋge wra le.Yesterday he arrived.
lebiilenroyal familyLebiile pre kro sɛ fni ŋunu katoo.The royal family have gone to meet at the chief's house.
lebimadjroyalLebim kee u lii leele na.He is lording it over the people.He is enjoying his royalty at the expense of the people.
leblensmall personU yira kre tia a u kaari leble.His sickness has made him a small person.
leblɔnmanIsrael leblɔ na yurɔ gboo ka.An Israel man killed and ate the animal.
lechiriwindwarfLechiriwi na sra wɔ mbe Nyiɛkpɔɔ ŋga Israel tra na.A dwarf was not to make a sacrifice to God in Israel.
lechlɔndaughter or womanLechlɔ kro fna mbe u yiɛ le chichie.Every woman has to take good care of herself.