Browse Nafaanra - English
wa1hitU u wa na dnɛ ni a u to.He threw a stone and knocked him down.2discardKi wa ni pan.Throw it away for me.3to be thereKaa wa.There is some.
waahe shouldn'tWaa shia u kuɛn yire wla u na.He shouldn't break the wings off of him.
waarauseless or worthlessU tnumu waara tun.He did a useless work.Tra kree wa mu sni waara.The land lies desolate.Bifiun wre tro wejinwaara.The baby is walking around naked.Pra pe Tafun Nyiɛkpɔɔ wre jaaraa ŋga wra pe jaari kre je, mna sɛ taa sɛɛnlɛ wɛɛrɛ kro.They refused a warning from their Lord God and went and followed worthless gods.
waaraaraising moundsWaaraa sheli mu wɛ buroo na.Making mounds is harder than making ridges.
waari1raise moundsPe see kre waari mu kɔ.They finished raising the mounds.2scratchU u waari na kajiŋge ni.He scratched him with a finger nail.
wafun1nfisherman who throws a netNa ki nyi kre, asau kre wafun we ki tini mbe paan tɛɛ tanyiɛ na, mbe tni mbe mbroe pre yoori.When the net is full the fisherman who throws the net will pull it on the beach to take out the fish.2pronsomeoneTwanfɛɛnlɛ pre na kna na peyɛ wie mbo, "A wafun pan mu u ŋga sro ree?"The disciples turned and ask themselves, "Did someone come and give him food?"
walaunless/if onlyNa mu pan wala, mbe mu ŋga ki yi.If only you come I will give it to you.
walitearU yoŋgo kre wali.She tore the cloth.
wamdroughtWam sisaa paan na klo ni.The drought comes with hunger.
waŋgraworldPe chaa mbe waŋgra kre kro wila.They want to tour the whole world.
waŋgrafunnation ownerWaŋgrafun kro wa na jaŋga ni.The nation owner has power.
waŋgraleelewordly peopleWaŋgraleele kro fna mbra Nyiɛkpɔɔ kala ndru.Worldly people should listen to God's Word.
we1pron/tensehe or she willWe sɛ.He will go.2tensewillKofi we sɛ.Kofi will go.
wee1nholeWee wa nyua kre nu.There is a hole in the mountain.2adjowns plural things (This is the plural form of wo.)O ŋga shɔlɔ mbe o sɛ li, mbe o pe Pharaoh tinlɛ, mbe o trɛ yire pe u wee.Give us grain for us to go and eat, for us to become Pharaoh's slaves and our lands will become his possessions.
weerecoldNa zaara le weere kuu.It is cold during the harmattan season.
weeriwhistleKofi afeelee weeri mu chin kpa.Kofi knows how to whistle very well.
weeriicontinuous form for hotKi tni kanhun kre na na weeri.It is sitting on the fire and becoming hot.
wejikaaramuscleU wejikaara nyu.He has lots of muscles.
wejiniŋgelustWejiniŋge sisaa shie na ndro ni sisam nu.Lust causes a person to go into sin.
wejinyiŋgepeaceWejinyiŋge wa u lawee kre nu.There is peace at his place.
wejinyiŋgefunpeaceful personWejinyiŋgefun yiɛ shio nyjila kro nu.A peaceful person is happy all the time.
WejinyirasicknessWejinyira nyini nɛɛ lewo na.Sickness kinds are many on people.
wejiŋgebodyU wejiŋge kro u yaa.His whole body hurts.
wejipoŋgowhole bodyKi nyu na mu kokoo ka we kla, mbe mu sɛ Nyiɛkpɔɔ ŋunumu nu, mu wɛ na mu wejipoŋgo ta.It is better for you if part of you is spoiled and for you to go into God's kingdom than to have a whole body.
wejiwaaranakedWejiwaara o na pan.Naked we came.