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yahelpU ya pe na a pe tuuro yire tuo.He helped them carried the load.
yaa1nfemale child born on ThursdayYaa u yaa ni na kagbala.Yaa is helping me in the kitchen.2vgleanPe sɛ bleju yire yaa haa.They went to glean the maize.3vto be sickYaa ni yaa kre.I am really sick.4pron/tenseyou notYaa ti mbe e yiɛ shɔ.You should not let yourself to be happy.
yaadiyardYaadi yaadi u yoŋgo kre knumu.He cuts the cloth by the yard.
yaaigleaningRuth na yili mna sɛ see ka nu, mna sɛ taa yua kunfɛɛnlɛ plɛ kro, na yaai mu taa pe na.she went out and began to glean in the fields behind the harvesters.
yaariquicklySɛ swa kre wru yaari mu pan.Go and bring the money quickly.
yaashiayou (plural) shouldn'tYaashia ndro gbo.You shouldn't kill a person.
yaawabrass bowlMbose na nuu wre nyimi yire kna mu le yaawa nu.Moses took the cow's blood and poured it into the brass bowl.
yafunhelperBlɔ kro yafun wi u chɔ.Every man's helper is his wife.
yakasomethingU sɛ yaka cha n ka haa.He went to find something to eat.
yambrawatambourinePe yambrawa nyaara asɔri nyuŋgo wa.They are shaking tambourine in the church.
yaŋusick personPe sɛ na yaŋu wre ni Techiman na.They went with the sick person to Techiman.
yaolifunmerchantA waŋgra yaolifɛɛnlɛ yire u yirɛ chichiele tataara na, mu kaari swafɛɛnlɛ.The world's merchants will stand on their many things and become rich people.
ye1jumpSugbɔ wre ye kagbla kre na.The goat jumped over the garden fence.2bounceU bɔɔli kre wa tra a ki ye.He threw the ball down and it bounced.3splashNymu kre ye mu wo pɔ wre na.The water splashed over the boy.
yeereecallingNi nyu wa tɔ u mɛɛ yeeree na.I will not close my mouth in calling his name.
yeeri1invite, to callKofi u jaa wre yeeri mbo pe sɛ katoo.Kofi called his sister to go home.2stand on tiptoeU yeeri na wɔɔ wre le.He stood on tiptoe looking at the snake.
yeeriicontinuous form of callingWra u biblɔ sro mna u tɛɛ mu sra wɔ, mnaa chlɛ, na dobodobo kee pini, na gboolo yeerii.He sacrificed his own son, and divining, and doing magic things and calling the on the dead.
yelibaŋganext yearImi na ni yo kre, yelibaŋga imi nyu, mbe ndruu pan mbe e le.As I said next year by this time I will come again to see you.
yemclearA kraa nyaa yem na dwanle yi.And It looked clear like a mirror.
yenicontinuous tense of 'ye'Ni pɔ wre nya wra yeni tiŋge ŋga ki to kre na.I saw the child jumping over the fallen tree.
yenyjam1jealousyLewo leŋgefun kro u yenyjam wii.Every married person fights jealousy.
yenyjamfunjealous personO Tafun wre yo na u pe yenyamfun.Our Lord has said that he is a jealous person.