Browse Nafaanra - English
yofunspeakerNyiɛkpɔɔ kee yofun wi.He is a speaker or pastor of God's word.
yokunuragU yokunu kre sro.He burnt the rag.
yololanguageNafana yolo twan sheli bronie pre pan.The learning of the Nafana language is difficult for the white man.
yominiriddle, proverb, parableYomɛɛlɛ nu Yesu naa paara.Jesus was talking in parables.
yoŋgoclothYoŋgo 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!"
yoorisortU dnɛ yire yoori malo yire nu.He sorted out the stones from the rice.
yoorifunpickers or sortersYoorifun we pan mbe yɛ yoori e pan.A harvester will come to harvest for you.
yooroanimal or people's non head hairYooro nɛɛ Ndo Kwasi gbun na.There is lots of hair on Ndo Kwasi's chest.
yotunyitearsKaa pɔ wre mbɔɔ gbo a yotunyi na u fuu, bɔbɔbɔ.The lorry killed the boy's sheep and the tears are flowing.
yotuŋuweaverYotuŋu wre yoŋgo kre tin mu kɔ.The weaver has finished weaving the cloth.
yɔ1danceU 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.
yɔmdivisionU yirɛ yire yɔ taarɛ mu yɔm shiin wru.She divided it into three pieces and took two.
yɔmuportionJakɔb 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.
yɔŋmbɔlooseNa 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.
yɔɔlɛ1divideU yi yɔɔlɛ gbee jijirɛ.He divided them four times.2sharePe yirɛ yire yɔɔlɛ mu peyɛ ŋga.They shared the things among themselves.
yɔɔlɛɛpiecesNi yi yɔɔlɛɛ yire yɛ chaa.I would like some of the pieces.
yɔɔrɔdance, bandLeele wa yɔɔrɔ kre nu paa.There are many people in the dance.
yɔyɔɛmane of a lion, or horseSoo wre yɔyɔɛ yire tnu.The horse has long mane.
yɔyɔɔdancerYɔyɔɔ wre yɔ mu kɔ, a pe u kɛ sidi kagbenyi fulo.When the dancer finished dancing, they gave him 20,000 cedis.
yuaguinea cornPe yua yire kun mu kɔ.They have finished harvesting the guinea corn.
yuaicontinuous form of "yua" to dryDwa yire yuai fuŋga.The cassava is now drying.