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yɛsimiadvin front, forward, aheadWra u nyina na wra shie u yɛsimi.He indicated to him that he should go straight ahead.
yɛtaaranwealth or freedomU yɛtaara tia u n ndro bu.Because of his wealth, he doesn't respect people.
yɛtaarafunnrich person
yɛtomnattentionYɛtom tɛɛ mu mu tnumu twan.Pay attention to your work.
yɛyɛadvdifferentOO oyɛ oyɛ kro waŋgra ŋga nu.We are all different from one another in this world.
yɛyieadjendureNa 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.
yiaproyou will notYia le bɔtɔ kre nu.They will not enter into the sack.
yiepron/tensethey 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.
yiɛkluvgo first
yiɛnyivcontentPra nɛɛ mu yiɛnyi mu wɛ jlewolo pre na.They were many and were content more that the first time.
yiɛnyinanbecome 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.
yiɛnyiŋgengloryEzekiel na Nyiɛkpɔɔ yiɛnyiŋge nya.Ezekiel saw God's glory.
yiɛnyumunhypocrisyNa 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.
yiɛnyumufunnhypocriteKaala ŋga yiɛnyumufun we yo, kre ma kii wa u ndra.What the hypocrite will say is not what is in his mind.
yiɛshiinadjdouble edged sword or knife
yiɛshiovis happyPlɛ yuu na yɛtaarafun yiɛshio nyjila kro nu.Some say a rich man is happy all the time.
yiɛshɔvis happyNi yiɛ shɔ na ni ŋmaa fɔŋgɔ ta.I am happy to be saved.
yiɛtovquiet 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.
yiɛyiɛadjsoftKambɔ 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.
yifunpronits person (possessive)Tuuro yire yifun wi kre.This is the person who has the loads.
yiiv1catchNyalo 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.
yiinkaahaantrap 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.
yiisinyeastYiisi ni pe pɛtɛsi soori.With yeast they are making the local brew.