Browse Nafaanra - English
yɛsimiin front, forward, aheadWra u nyina na wra shie u yɛsimi.He indicated to him that he should go straight ahead.
yɛtaarawealth or freedomU yɛtaara tia u n ndro bu.Because of his wealth, he doesn't respect people.
yɛtomattentionYɛtom tɛɛ mu mu tnumu twan.Pay attention to your work.
yɛyɛdifferentOO oyɛ oyɛ kro waŋgra ŋga nu.We are all different from one another in this world.
yɛyieendureNa mu yɛyie ta penlee nu ki nyu.If you have endurance in a time of testing, it is good.
yi1vis2pronthey or them; inanimate pronounA tinyi na wrɛ mnaa sɛni imi na yi luuro nyi.And the trees and the grass brought forth as they were planted.
yiayou will notYia le bɔtɔ kre nu.They will not enter into the sack.
yiethey will; inanimate futureYire yie pe sɛmbɛɛrɛ yirɛ nyiɛ yiɛ na.These they are signs in the face of the heavens.
yiɛ1nfaceNyiɛkpɔɔ na ndro yiɛ le mbe pimi kun.God does not look on the face of man to judge him.2advfrontTa shie yiɛ.Go ahead.
yiɛnyicontentPra nɛɛ mu yiɛnyi mu wɛ jlewolo pre na.They were many and were content more that the first time.
yiɛnyinabecome seriousMaashia leŋgeere kla, maashia linkuuro kee pe, maashia ju, maa shia ti mu yiɛnyina yirɛ na.You shouldn't spoil marriages, you shouldn't murder, you shouldn't steal, and you shouldn't covet things.
yiɛnyiŋgegloryEzekiel na Nyiɛkpɔɔ yiɛnyiŋge nya.Ezekiel saw God's glory.
yiɛnyumuhypocrisyNa mu yo mu Nyiɛkpɔɔ kori mu mu ŋmbrɔ pra, yiɛnyumu kee yi.If you say that you love God and hate your brother, it is hypocrisy.
yiɛnyumufunhypocriteKaala ŋga yiɛnyumufun we yo, kre ma kii wa u ndra.What the hypocrite will say is not what is in his mind.
yiɛshiindouble edged sword or knife
yiɛshiois happyPlɛ yuu na yɛtaarafun yiɛshio nyjila kro nu.Some say a rich man is happy all the time.
yiɛshɔis happyNi yiɛ shɔ na ni ŋmaa fɔŋgɔ ta.I am happy to be saved.
yiɛtoquiet and under our own controlE ti mbe o tni mbe shie, mbe o yiɛto.You let for us to stay and watch for us to be self controlled.
yiɛyiɛsoftKambɔ kre pe yiɛyiɛ.The TZ is soft.Ni tnumu tun chiin a ni wejinge pe yiɛyiɛ.I have worked so long that my body feels weak.
yifunits person (possessive)Tuuro yire yifun wi kre.This is the person who has the loads.
yii1catchNyalo wre suŋu wre yii.The cat caught the mouse.2holdKi yii ni pan mbe ni ki gbeele.Hold it for me so that I can fix it.
yiinkaahaatrap and eat placeŊmba u paan yiinkahaa kre, wre nu kayira yili mu pan.The one who comes to the trap and eat place, in him food will come out.
yiisiyeastYiisi ni pe pɛtɛsi soori.With yeast they are making the local brew.