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yila1nsunYila kre wɛɛri.The sun is hot.2adjequalU yirɛ yire yɔ a yi yila.He divided them equally.3vcame outRahel na ni yila mu mu sumi.It was because of Rachael that I came out and served you.
yilafinhaaneastYilafinhaa sɔɔlɔ yiɛ teeri na nyiɛ shaari.To the east the Muslims put their face and pray.
yilaivbecause of (a continuous form)Ni yilai pe na na paan katoo yira.Because of them I have been coming home early.
yilakɔŋgɔneveningBaŋga yilakɔŋgɔ mbe sɛ Wenchi na.I will be going to Wenchi tomorrow evening.
yilatohaanwestLeele plɛ na yiri yilatohaa mu pan.Some people came from the east.
yilevsend out
yileevcontinuous form of "yili"Zebulun, ti mbe mu yiɛshɔ mu fimi yilee kre na.Zebulun let you be happy when you go out.
yiliv1leakTaa kre yili.The bowl is leaking.2leaveYili nyuŋgo wa.Get out of the room.3appearYeŋge kre we yili yilakɔŋgɔ ŋga.The moon will appear this evening.
yiliivcoming out
yiransickness, somethingDɔkita wre pra u yira kre na.The Doctor could not treat his sickness.Ni ŋga yira ka.Give me something.
yirafunnownerYirafun wre u yira shɔ.The owner took his thing.
yiranyiɛrɛnleprosyYiranyiɛrɛ traa sheli.Leprosy is a very difficult disease to treat.
yiranyiɛrɛfunnleperYiranyiɛrɛfun wa na pan mu Yesu tali, mna kosie kan u yiɛ.The leper came and bowed down before Jesus.
yire1pronyou plural or these; demonstrative pronounKena e hɛnyi yire tɛɛ baŋga bnimi.Then you these leftover things put for tomorrow morning.2vlift up, stop, wait, standKaŋglo wre yire nyjeeri mbe nyukwan wre wa u kla.Lift up the grasscutter so that the dog cannot get to it.
yirefunnpossessorYesu wi lewo na Nyiɛkpɔɔ lalaa yirefun.Jesus is man and God's mediator.
yirehaanstanding place
yireivto stand or lift (continuous)Mblɛ pe to pre u pe yirei.Those who fell down he is lifting up.
yirɛnthingsMu yirɛ nyji yii wa ni pan?What of your things are with me?
yirɛluunyiɛpɔnJulyYirɛluunyiɛpɔ nu pra Lisa se.Lisa's birthday is in July.
yirɛprɛfunnsellerYirɛprɛfun n nunu ni.The trader has no friend.
yirivget up, come fromYiri mbe ni mu gedem le.Stand up and I will see your hight.
yirifumadjadolescentU yirifum nyjila faŋga kii wa u nu kre.In his adolescence there is strength in him.
yirifuŋunteenager, adolescentYirifumblɔ nɛɛ chia kre na.There are many teenagers in the town.
yiriiv1to stand (continuous)U pe ndikaŋu, mu na yirii na o taanla.He is a stubborn person and he is standing and abusing us.2flyingNdaa yurɔ hlɛ nya, na ki yirii na tro nyjeeri.I saw the animal skin that was flying and passed above.
yovconfess, sayU u sisam kro yo sɔfu wre pan.He confessed his sins to the pastor.