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yofunnspeakerNyiɛkpɔɔ kee yofun wi.He is a speaker or pastor of God's word.
yokununragU yokunu kre sro.He burnt the rag.
yolonlanguageNafana yolo twan sheli bronie pre pan.The learning of the Nafana language is difficult for the white man.
yomininriddle, proverb, parableYomɛɛlɛ nu Yesu naa paara.Jesus was talking in parables.
yoŋgonclothYoŋgo kre sembremu nyu.This kind of cloth is fine.
yoo1vdanceBiile pre yoo lete na.The children are dancing in the street.2interjresponse to a callKwame lɛ u yeeri a u shɔ, "Yoo!"Kwame's father called him and he responded, "Yoo!"
yoorivsortU dnɛ yire yoori malo yire nu.He sorted out the stones from the rice.
yoorifunnpickers or sortersYoorifun we pan mbe yɛ yoori e pan.A harvester will come to harvest for you.
yooronanimal or people's non head hairYooro nɛɛ Ndo Kwasi gbun na.There is lots of hair on Ndo Kwasi's chest.
yotunyintearsKaa pɔ wre mbɔɔ gbo a yotunyi na u fuu, bɔbɔbɔ.The lorry killed the boy's sheep and the tears are flowing.
yotuŋunweaverYotuŋu wre yoŋgo kre tin mu kɔ.The weaver has finished weaving the cloth.
v1danceU yɔ mu chin.He knows how to dance.2pass throughU yɔ nyaa.He passed through the bush.3divideU yoŋgo kre yɔ shiin.He divided the cloth into two pieces.
yɔmndivisionU yirɛ yire yɔ taarɛ mu yɔm shiin wru.She divided it into three pieces and took two.
yɔmunportionJakɔb na jawa na, "Na Esau waa pan mu yɔmu nunu tɔ kre, yɔmu haŋa kre we jaa fɛ mbe shɔ."Jacob thought that if Esau would come and take one portion, the other portion would be able to run and be saved.
yɔŋmbɔadvlooseNa mu nduu wre pɔ yɔŋmbɔ yɔŋmbɔ we saan mbe sɛ.If you loosely tie the cow it will go away.
yɔɔ1nhalfNa kia pe mu ni ŋga yɔɔ.Please give me half of it.2adjPɔ wre yɔɔ.The child is satisfied.
yɔɔlɛv1divideU yi yɔɔlɛ gbee jijirɛ.He divided them four times.2sharePe yirɛ yire yɔɔlɛ mu peyɛ ŋga.They shared the things among themselves.
yɔɔlɛɛnpiecesNi yi yɔɔlɛɛ yire yɛ chaa.I would like some of the pieces.
yɔɔrɔndance, bandLeele wa yɔɔrɔ kre nu paa.There are many people in the dance.
yɔyɔɛnmane of a lion, or horseSoo wre yɔyɔɛ yire tnu.The horse has long mane.
yɔyɔɔndancerYɔyɔɔ wre yɔ mu kɔ, a pe u kɛ sidi kagbenyi fulo.When the dancer finished dancing, they gave him 20,000 cedis.
yrifumadjteenager
yuanguinea cornPe yua yire kun mu kɔ.They have finished harvesting the guinea corn.
yuaivcontinuous form of "yua" to dryDwa yire yuai fuŋga.The cassava is now drying.
yulɔnneck