Browse Nafaanra - English
saan1chewU kaara kre saan.He chewed the meat.2untieU maŋa kre saan.He untied the rope.3pass gasBifiun wre saan.The baby passed gas.4frownU yiɛ saan.He frowns all the time.
saanlarecoverU saanla.He has recovered.
saanlaahealing (continuous)U saanlaa kre pe brɛmm.His healing is going slowly.
saanraacombNi nunu saanraa fɔŋga lɔ ni pan.My friend bought a new comb for me.
saanrɛɛbeads used by womenChlɔ wre saanrɛɛ le.The woman has put on beads.
saanri1combMbe ni ndra saanri.I will comb my hair.2untying or gloomy faceKi tia pe nsraa yiɛ saanri na paara na u ni.Because of that they didn't untie their faces and talk with me.3soup of water going down into the lungs4go down to the riverŊmba gbɔɔ ta wre u lɛɛ saanri.The one who is thirsty will go down to the river.5prickedKaa kre ni saanri.The stick pricked me.
saarafor the benefit/graceNyiɛkpɔɔ saara na o ŋmaa ta.By the grace of God we have life.
safiunwhite antelopeSafiun kaara tna kpa.Antelope meat is really sweet.
safwakeySafwa kre fun a u kro fimi na.The key is lost; that's why he is outside.
sajeŋudeer or antelopeBɔfɔ wre sajeŋu gbo.The hunter has killed an antelope.Antelope runs
sakasakadisorderlyU yirɛ yire tɛɛ sakasaka.He has put the things disorderly.
sakribicyclePra swafre kre ka tɛɛ mna jeelee pe mu le yi na jinyjirɛnyjirɛ na sakri jeelee yi.They took bronze and made legs which looked like bicycle wheels and put them on it.
saleguentrancePe salegu krɔ tɔ.They have closed the entrance.
samborderSampa na Gutuo sam troo sheli.It is difficult to cross the border of Sampa and Bondoukou.
samansamaSanitary InspectorSamansama wre sɛ wila haa.The sanitary inspector went to inspect.
san1decorate, adornU u nyuŋgo kre san.He has decorated the room.Pe bijɔ wre san.They adorned the bride.2castrateU u nyukwan wre san ala.He castrated his dog this year.
sanidecoratingPe swanyiɛ yirɛ teeri na bijɔ sani.They are using gold to decorate the bride.
sanyjemosquito netSanyje kre vru.There is a hole in the mosquito net.
saŋgachangeO Tafun Nyiɛkpɔɔ wre na tia fuflɛ kre na saŋga.Our Lord God caused the wind to change.
saŋgousually a harp or a guitar
saŋmbelescreech owlNa mu kila ble, a kuwee saŋmbele nyɛni fiɛrɛ we mu yii.If you are walking at night the screech owl's cry will bring fear to you.
saŋmbɔsnake or animal poisonPe nyu kee nyi na wɔɔ sisaa saŋmbɔ yi.Their words are like the poison of a snake.
sasaawamixedFuŋga leele na yoŋgi sasaawa tɔ na.Now people don't wear multicoloured cloths.