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ba1vcomeN ba Kusun tɔ ndaga.I have come to work today.Lɔrɛ nɩɩ ɔ taa ba nfɩɩ.He came here by car.Ɔ gyankpaa ba ngyaŋɛ mʋ tɔ.He came to the meeting first.Fee biti fʋ taalɛ ba kɛ anatɛ?Will you be able to come for a walk?SpaceBodily functions
ba21protheyPronouns2vcome
baagɛborrowed word from Englishbagfor travellingTransportation
baakyaaganash used in making soapFire
baalavhideAbɩlɩsa mʋ ba maa biti mʋ mʋ ɔ baala oyu kamaa.When the elders were looking for him he was hiding behind a tree.Manipulation
baaŋɛvoperateBa baaŋɛ ɔkyɩɩ ɔtɔ wuya mʋ.They operated on a pregnant woman.Healthcut open into two parts
baaŋɛ opiresinborrowed word from EnglishnoperationHealth
baarɛv(action of touching somebody/something without getting hold of it/him/her, not getting hold can be intentionally or unintentionally)Ɔkyɩɩ mʋ maa ɔnyɩn mʋ ba ma kɔ mʋ, ɔkyɩɩ mʋ baarɛ ɔnyɩn mʋ kamaa nsana.When the woman was fighting with the man, the woman attacked the man by doing that to the man.Manipulation
baariivembraceNbii mʋ ba maa lɩɩ sukuu bee ba kowu mʋ bamʋ nyi baarii bamʋ.When the children were returning from school to the house their mother embraced them.Personal Interaction
baasanneedleCrafts
baata1vsew (with machine or hands, also used for mending of clothes)Ɔ baata kaalɛ pʋpwɛ sa mu-bi.He/she has sown a new dress for the child.Crafts
baata2vstitchƆ ŋɛ mʋ n-yu kpakya nɩɩ kɩfɛ wuya baata mʋ.He cut himself with a cutlass and then a herbalist/doctor stitched him.Healthsow
baawʋlɛnloverPersonal Interaction
badɩbaŋɔɔnmonitor lizardAnimalAnimals and Plants
bagɛvgive wayBagɛ sa mɛ ɔkpa.Give way for me to pass.Transportation
balankyʋnɛntree (type of)PlantAnimals and Plants
balɩɩkantree (type of)PlantAnimals and Plants
bamʋprotheyPronouns
banbanadvotherFan taa moto banban mʋ ba.Bring the other motorbike.Logic
banbangɩlanadjthin, long and flatDekerike nɩdu nɩn banbangɩlan.A chamaleon is thin, long and flat.synbanbantankpaakpatasynbanbantan
banbantanadjthinƆnyɩn mʋ wʋlɩtɛ san falɛ banbantan.The lean man grew very lean and remained thin.synbanbangɩlankpaakpatasynbanbangɩlan
banɩmʋʋdial. var.anɩmʋʋdetthesePronouns
bankyɩɩncassavaFarming
baŋɛvsplitƆkyɩɩ mʋ ɩɩ baaŋɛ ngya mʋ.The woman is splitting/hacking the firewood.Manipulation
barɩgɛ (tɔ)v1shareI tiri fɛɛ nbii ba bɩɩla kanan mʋ nɩɩ bɛɛ barɩgɛ tɔ.It is important for children to know how to share.Cash EconomyManipulation2divideBaarɩgɛ akyembe mʋ tɔ.Divide the corn.Kudu barɩgɛ tɔ anyɔ waa anuu.Ten divided by two makes five.Numeration