Browse Nafaanra - English
pnaagameBiile pnaa yi.It is a children's game.
pnaŋabecome violentPe nyukwan wre pe, a u pnaŋa lawee kre nu kre.They have made the dog to become aggressive.
pnipraiseNdro kro dɔkita wre pni chia kre na.Everyone is praising the doctor in the town.
pnuŋgoback of a personU pɔ wre le pnuŋgo.She put the child on her back.
po2swellPe nyaari haalee a pe jeelee na popo.They walked far and their feet swelled.
poŋgo1whole2whole living thingŊga pe o nya kre, a pe kna na o le poŋgo.When they saw us, they all turned and looked at us.3whole non-living thingU kajle pe poponyi na sisre wi.His bones are whole as a bear.
poo1sweepingChlɔ wree wa, na katoo lalaa poo.The woman is sweeping the compound.2tyingNdo finyjie poo mbe ni tio.My father is tying yams for me to carry.
pooriito look after somebody, or an animal (continuous)Ŋgulo na sikala u poori.He is raising chickens and goats.
pooromudPooro ni Nyiɛkpɔɔ na lewo faanri.With mud, God formed man.
poplaa kind of treeJacob na almond, na popla, na plane tinyi klɛ knumu, mna yi krɔɛ yire yɛ hlo hlo yi na.Jacob took fresh rods of poplar and almond and plane, and peeled white streaks in them, exposing the white of the rods.
pɔ1nchildPɔ wre nyu.The child is fine.2vtieU u kpawrɛ yire mɛnyi pɔ.He laced his shoes.U sugbɔ wre pɔ tiŋge kre na.He tied the goat to the tree.3vsweepAma kaloŋgo kre pɔ bnimi ŋga.Ama swept the house this morning.4vhangU kaara kre le bɔtɔ nu mu ki pɔ nyjeeri.He put the meat in a sack and hung it up.
pɔlɛto be weakU pɔlɛ fali haa.He is weak and cannot farm.
pɔlɛmweaknessU pɔlɛm kre tia a wa jaa nyaari.His weakness makes him not able to walk.
pɔlɔyoung goes with animalsNapolo wa ne pra pre kre wɔ.A young cow was used for the sacrifice.
pɔɔ1nforelegKɛɛpɔɔ pɔ pɔɔ pra Chaasi pɔ ŋga.The baby bush cat's foreleg they gave to Charles' son.2vcontinuative form of 'pɔ'Pɔɔ ki tia bloŋgo le u ndra.Sweeping has put dust on him.
pɔɔricare forTolɛɛ wra u pɔɔri.The grandfather took care of him.
pɔɔrifuncaretakerU n pɔɔrifun ta kre ki tia wra sɛ sukuu.He doesn't have someone to care for him so he doesn't go to school.
pɔɔrɔforcePɔɔrɔ ni u yirɛ shio leele pan.With force he took things away from people.
pɔɔrɔɔto raise animals (continuous)Gilead tra nyu mu yurɛ pɔɔrɔɔ.The Gilead land was good for raising animals.
pɔrimouldŊga panu kre pɔri kre, ki tia o ki wa.Because the bread is mouldy we throw it out.
pɔtɔmake water muddy or yam like mushyKena nyaa nyjɛ e taanla yire ki fna mbe ni mbaala pre na kaa, mbra nyumu ŋga e taanla mu pɔtɔ kre gboo ra?Then is it good for the grass that you are walking on for my sheep to eat and the water that you are walking in then drinking?