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adisiyecardnumsixtyNumeration
aduburuwacardnumeightyNumeration
adunucardnumfiftyNumeration
adusunɔcardnumseventyNumeration
adʋnyɔcardnumtwentyNumeration
adʋnyɔ-ye-anyɔcardnumtwenty-twoNumeration
adʋnyɔ-ye-ɔkʋcardnumtwenty-oneNumeration
afɩnɛq1how much?Afɩnɛ nɩɩ fɩɩ fɛ fʋ igyo mʋ?For how much do you sell your yams?2how many?Fʋ bi ana ba bʋ a fɩnɛ?How many children do you have?
afodeenfish (type of)PlantAnimals and Plants
afulee kigyinspending moneygengyi1Cash Economymoney eating
afulee-asɩnnfinanceAfulee-asɩn ba bʋ a fɩnɛ.(Lit. Money matter is hard) It is difficult to get money.Cash Economymoney matter
afulee-ɔwaakpan1purseCash Economy2walletCash Economy
afulee-ɔyɩlakpanbankCash Economymoney putting place
afulee-gyipun1spendthriftCash Economy2big spenderAfulee-gyipu dan nyɛ afule ee gyi ɩmʋ nɩn.As soon as the money eater/big spender gets money he/she spends it.Cash Economymoney eater
afulee-wuyanrich manCash Economymoney owner
afulo-oo***may god forbid (wish that something should not happen)"Lɔrɛ nɩmʋ i biti ɔ tɩyɛ." "Afulo-oo."" The lorry will have an accident." "May god forbid."Religion
afuunwindUniverse, creation
afʋfʋʋ1nlungsParts
afʋfʋʋ2nfoam
afʋrʋkpannladder
afwaala1vgreetingsMaa fwaala fʋ mʋ fʋ man kyula.When he greeted you, you didn't respond.Communication2nthanksN fwaala fʋ lɩɩ agyi-tɔ mʋ nɩɩ fʋ sa mɛ mʋ sʋ.I give you thanks for the food you have given to me.Personal InteractionCommunication
agbanprocedure of finding out about the cause of somebody's deathTraditional procedure, not used anymore. Two people take the finger and toe nails and tie it to the center of a stick. The two men then carry the stick on theri head, one in the back, the other one in the front. They then recite some words, containing a possible cause of death. If it is correct, the stick will make the two people start moving.Social Activities
agbʋnangerEmotion
agongonngong-gongBɛɛ da agongon bɛɛ tɔwɛ asɩn bɛɛ sa asa kadɛ tɔ.They beat the gong-gong to broadcast news to the people in town.
agyagaansurplusCash Economy