Browse Nafaanra - English
paalacustomPe paala yi.That is their custom.
paalifunlabourerPaalifun we trumutun mu li mu yɔɔ.The worker will work and eat and be filled.
paan1nriver monitor lizardPaan wre to lɔɔ.The monitor lizard fell into the river.2vto come (continuous aspect)U paan.He is coming.
paanaaslimU yaa a u jesinyi pe paanapaana.He is sick so his thighs are very thin.
paanubreadAma paanuu pe mu chin.Ama knows how to make bread.
paaratalkPaara ni paara; mbe da wa lafona.I'm talking; I will come there this afternoon.
paaraacontinuous form of 'paara'Paaraa nɛɛ nyuŋgo wa titi.There is too much talking in the room.
paaranyinafunadviserNa ki pe imi kre, o paaranyinfun shian.When it happens like this, we need a counsellor.
paari1vput acrossPe kolo kre paari na kaan ni.They closed the road with a stick.2vunresolvedLoplombo n ja mu kala kre kpra kun; ki tia ki paari.The elders were not able to tell the truth in the matter, so it is hanging.3vhangU kaan kre paari kotia yire na, mu na yirɛ chali yi na.She hung a stick across forked poles and dried things on it.4nmenstruationU paari nyjila tro.Her menstruation time is over.
paarifunmenstruating womanNa blɔ waa sni na chlɔ paarifun ni, kena blɔ wre wa pe cheche.If a man sleeps with a menstruating woman he will not be holy.
paariicrossU kaa kre paarii kro kre nyu na.He crossed the door with a stick.
paawatrayU boŋgrɛ wo taa paawa na, na prɛ.She put some groundnuts on a tray and is selling them.
palayoung, used with animalsE pan na mbapilɛ pala kɔɔnashin mbe srawɔ Nyiɛkpɔɔ ŋga.You come with seven young lambs to sacrifice to God.
palitouch lightlyO Tafun Nyiɛkpɔɔ na kɛ tini mna ni nyu pali.Our Lord God stretched out his hand and touched my lips.
pancomeJande, pan mna.Please, come here.
pandiɛneedlePandiɛ kre fun; ki tia mba jaa ni dodoŋgi kre fra.The needle is lost; so I can't sew my shirt.
panhaacomingNi wolo, mu wru o Tafun Yesu Kristo wre panhaa, na imi we o wru mbe pan u jara.My people concerning our Lord Jesus coming, as he will come and take us to be with him.
paŋgacalf of legU chieri brɔfiɛn ni paŋga na.He slashed the calf of his leg with a cutlass.
ParadisiParadiseNa mu Yesu shɔmuli kre, na mu ku mu sɛ Paradisi wa.When you believe in Jesus, when you die you will go to Paradise.
patahutPe pata si mbe kumu pe.They have erected a hut to perform a funeral.
patiashoulderU kaan kre taa patia na.He put the stick on his shoulder.
patipatispottedNa lewo wejinkaara ni patipati kre, u pe nɛɛrɛ ndro.If a person's body is spotted he is an unclean person.
pe1vdoKi fna mbe pe ki pe nyaanyaa, mbe o sɛ.They should do it quickly so that we can go.2vmakeU ki pe mu chin.She knows how to do it.3prontheyPe n pan tun.They have not come yet.
peerabbitPee feni mu wɛ krote na.A rabbit runs faster then a rat.