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opuli-mputɔopuli-mpútɔ́n.cotton woolNalɛ mɩ opulitɔ abi fɛ́ɛ́, ndɛ opuli-mputɔ amʋ fɩta, sʋ nɩ fʋdɛ ɩkʋ kle ánɩ́ fɔ́pʋ manta fʋ ɔlɔ a, nɛ́ha fʋ.I have removed all the seeds from my cotton and I am drying the cotton wool so if you need some to put on your sore, I will give you.cfopulicotton6.2.5.4Plant product2.5.7.2Medicine1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
opuluopulu(H) pl.mpulu2n.navelNɩ bɔkwɩɩ nyebi, bʋmɛkɩ amʋ́ opulu wanklaan a, bʋtenya ɔmɛtɔ ɩlɔ. If they birth children and don't look after their navel well they will get abdominal illness.2.1.2Torsocomp.opulu ɔfɛumbilical cord
opulu ɔfɛopulu ɔ́fɛ́comp. ofopuluɔfɛ1n.umbilical cordBʋmɛ́ɛkɩ kebi bɔbwɛ amʋ opulu ɔfɛ amʋsʋ wanklaan mʋ́sʋ odewu nɩ.They did not care for the child's umbilical cord well that is why she is dying.2.6.3Birth2.1.2Torso2.6.3.2Fetus
opuni1opúniʔ contractionpunin.1wombtsii opuni sick feeling in the pit of your stomachuproot your intestineNonu asʋn amʋ a, opuni letsii mɩ. I heard the matter and my intestine uprooted me.When I heard about it, I was startled.2.1.8Internal organs2.1.2Torso2intestinespl.mpuniintestinescomp.tsii opunistartle
opuni2opúniʔsg. ofmpuniintestinespl. ofopuni1 2
opuntuopuntupl.mpuntun.bag woven from a sisal like plant (finfɛ)Tɩtɩ amʋ a, aha bʋtɔpʋ amʋ́ atɔ wa opuntutɔ tu ɔkpa. Sesei mʋ́ a, bʋtamatra pʋtu ɔkpa tsufɛ abaagɩ awanklaan bʋ nʋ.In the olden days people put their clothes in bags to travel. But now, they do not travel with it because fine bags are available.6.7.7.1Bag
oputsuoput͡súʔn.soupNɩ oputsu ta atogyihɛtɔ a, ɩma agyilɛ. If the soup in the food finishes it is not easy to eat.Bʋtɔpʋ abɛ, kɩtɩba, ndawun ana pʋ lɛ oputsu.They use palm nuts, ground nuts, okra and so on to prepare soup.Nɔ́pʋ tɔnsɩ amʋ nakwɛ amʋ lɛ oputsu. I will use the pepper I have ground to make soup.5.2.3.4Prepared foodph. v.lɛ oputsusoup, make
oputuopútun.ambush4.8.2.3.1Ambushph. v.wa oputuambush
opuunopûːʔ(L) n.a type of slippery greens (a vegetable)Nɩ mlɩ hogyi lomoni fɛ opuun ibi a, tɛkɩ mlɛ́talɩ bla ɩbʋ anfɩ mlɩaa otu.If your faith is as big as the seed of opuun, you can tell this mountain that it should leave.Opuun oputsu mʋ́a konkonte bʋ ɔdwɛ dʋbɩ.Soup from green leaves with cassava porridge is very tasty.Ndɛ opuun oputsu lɛ. Nɔ́pʋ gyi konkonte. I am making greens soup. I will eat it with cassava porridge.6.2.1.3Growing vegetables1.5.3Grass, herb, vine5.2.3.1.4Food from leaves
oseyeeoséyěːʔn.a song of praise or to encourage young men to go to battle. Sung only by womenAtsɩ bʋtɔtswɩ oseyee buo owie nkɛtɔ.Women sing war songs and follow the chief in celebrations.cfopewar cry4.2.4Dancecomp.tswɩ oseyeesing war song
osiaosíá pl.asia1contractionsia2n.1parent of your spouseOsia gyi fʋ ka ntɛ fʋ kulu mʋ sɩ ntɛɛ mʋ yín. Your in-law is your wife or husband's father or mother.Oyin amʋ mʋ sia tsɩhɛ labɛsɩna mʋ. The man's mother-in-law has come to visit them.Asia tsɩhɛ akʋ bʋtamakle amʋ́ abi yinhɛ asʋn.Some mother in laws don't like their daughters' husbands.4.1.9.2.2In-law2spouse of your child4.1.9.2.2In-law
osieosíéunspec. var. ofosietɔwaist
osiebiosiebíʔ (H)dial. var.esiebiSpl.nsiebin.1horn (of an animal)Mbwɩ ánɩ́ bʋbʋ nsiebi a, mʋ́ bʋtɔpʋ kɔ nɩ. Animals that have horns use them to fight.1.6.2Parts of an animal2corner of a cloth
osietɔosíétɔ́ʔ unspec. var.osien.circumference of the waistƆtsɩ amʋ dɩdɩ abuto mʋ osiesʋ. The woman tied beads about her waist.Gyata amʋ osietɔ gyi lekeleke. The lion's waist is very slender.2.1.2Torso
osikaniosikaniFrom:Akanosikanin.rich person6.8.1.2Rich
osrebiosrebi dial. var.esrebiSpl.asrebin.fingerOsrebiyin lomoni dʋn asrebi trahɛ amʋ. The thumb is bigger than the rest of the fingers.2.1.3.3Finger, toe
osrebiyinosrebiyĩʔ pl.asrebiyinn.thumbBʋtamatsʋn osrebiyinsʋ da ɩkpʋn. They never by pass the thumb tie a knot (money tied into the corner of a cloth).Osrebiyin lomoni dʋn asrebi trahɛ amʋ. The thumb is bigger than the rest of the fingers.2.1.3.3Finger, toe
osregyoosreʤon.hangnail2.1.3.3Finger, toe2.5.2Disease
osuanpʋosuã́mpʊʔpl.asuanpʋFrom:Akanosuanider. ofsuanɔ- -pʋn.student or discipleOsunapʋ amʋ dɛ asuanpʋ amʋ atɔ suna wanklaan, tamɛ osuanpʋ ɔkʋlɛ tamayɔ.The teacher is teaching the students well but one student does not go.3.6.2School3.2.2Learn
osubluosublúʔ(L) n.sandOsublu anɩgyi (repeat). Osublu amʋ abɛ́ladamli nɩ. We are sand. It is sand we will change back to.Nyebi bʋteplei osublutɔ.Children play in the sand.Osublu amʋ ma alɛ ha obu amʋ pwɛ.The sand is not good for building.cfɩsɩdirtŋɛsɩ1 1sand1.2.2.1Soil, dirt6.5.3Building materials
osumbiosúmbín.servant4.5.4.3Serve
osumpʋosúmpʊ̂ʔpl.asumpʋder. ofsum 2ɔ- -pʋn.servantOsumpʋ odua otosum mʋ wie wanklaan a, mʋ ɩwɩ tɔwa mʋ wie ansigyi .A servant who serves his master well, pleases his master.4.5.4.3Serve
osunosṹpl.nsunn.clanOsun-gyi-osun mʋ́a mʋ́ ɔhandɛ. Fʋa fʋ osun abi mligyi apio dʋn osun bambatɔ abi.Every clan with it's head. You and the members of your clan are more related than other clan members.cfotintɔclan4.1.9.8Family, clancomp.osun ɔhandɛclan head
osun ɔhandɛosṹ ɔhandɛʔpl.osun ahandɛcomp. ofosunɔhandɛn.head of clanOsun-gyi-osun mʋ́a mʋ́ ɔhandɛ.Every clan with its head.4.5.1Person in authority2.6.4.5Old person4.1.9.8Family, clan