1.5.1. Tree

abɛ1abɛ́ n.palm fruitsNɩ fɔwɔ abɛ a, fɛ́lɛ abi pʋ́ mbepi lɛ mʋ́tɔ. When you pound palm fruits, you will take the kernels and the fibres out of it.cfatolipalm kernelbɛtɛpalm thornibebipalm kernelibianpalm fruitkɛnkɛ2palm nutlɛbɛpalm fruitnkɩsɛseedless palm fruitopegyapalm fruitɔbɛpalm treeɔbɛkʋtʋpalm fruit1.5.1Tree5.2.3.1.1Food from seeds1.5.5Parts of a plant6.2.1.7Growing trees
atoliatolin.palm kernel that has been sprayed by squirrelcfabɛ1palm fruit1.5.1Tree1.5.5Parts of a plant6.2.1.7Growing trees
bɛtɛbɛ́tɛʔ pl.mbɛtɛsp. var.ɩbɛtɛn.thorny part of a palm nut headNɩ fʋdɛ abɛ gyɔɩ a, kɩ wanklan, tsufɛ mbɛtɛ amʋ tɔwɔ aha. When you are removing the palm nuts from the palm heart be careful because the mbɛtɛ pierces people.Brɛ ánɩ́ ndɛ abɛ amʋ gyɔɩ a, bɛtɛ lɔwɔ mɩ bɩ. When I was shucking palm nuts the thorny bits pricked my hand.The time that I was removing palm nuts from the stalk, the palm thorn pierced my hand.cfabɛ1palm fruitpl.abɛtɛ1.5.1Tree1.5.5Parts of a plant6.2.1.7Growing trees
bombolintsubómbólint͡sú (H)pl.bombolintsu nyin.tulip treeBombolintsu gyi oyi ánɩ́ tomoni swie flawasɩ pɛpɛ. Bʋtɛmaɩn mʋ́ afwɩ pʋwa ɩkʋtɔ nɩna obugya afa.The tulip tree is a big tree that bears red flowers. They remove the bark and put it in medicine for the blood (they combine it with bark from several different kinds of trees – including mahogany bark).1.5.1Treecomp.bombolintsu nyi
dantapudantápu n.fluff from the silk cotton treeKɛlɩ oyi a, mʋ́ abi amʋ tɛfa wunya dantapu.Silk cotton tree's pods burst and spread fluff.Kpa dantapu amʋ wa kɛntɛ amʋtɔ, abɩn mʋ́ bwɛ sumuɛ. Gather the kapok and put it in the bag so that we sew it into a pillow.cfkɛlɩ 1kapok1.5.1Tree6.2.5.4Plant product1.5.5Parts of a plant
gowagowan.guava fruitPsidium guajava1.5.1Tree6.2.1.4Growing fruit
ibianibiãn.k.o palm fruitcfabɛ1palm fruit1.5.1Tree1.5.5Parts of a plant6.2.1.7Growing trees
ibebiibébiʔpl.abebicontractionbebin.palm kernelBebi dɩ ɔsʋlʋtɔ wa ɔpá a, ɩtɔkwɛ mli ɔbɛ.If a palm nut stays in the ground a long time it will germinate, turn into a palm tree.Abebi dɩ ɔsʋlʋtɔ wa ɔpá a, ɩtɔkɔkwɛ mli mbɛ. When palm nuts stay in the ground a long time, they germinate, turn into palm trees.cfabɛ1palm fruit1.5.1Tree1.5.5Parts of a plant6.2.1.7Growing trees
ɩnyaɪɲan.a kind of treeƖnya oyi tetsia dimbisʋ, bʋtɔpʋ yi mbu.The Enya tree is found in the grassland. They use it to build houses.1.5.1Tree
kankabakaŋkabapl.akankaban.orange; citrus fruitCitrus sinensis1.5.1Tree5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit
kɛnkɛ2kɛŋkɛ(H)n.immature palm nutcfabɛ1palm fruit1.5.1Tree1.5.5Parts of a plant6.2.1.7Growing trees
kɛlɩkɛlɪ (H) pl.akɛlɩn.1kapok/silk cotton tree; prototypical large treeCeiba pentandracfdantapufluff1.5.1Tree6.2.5.4Plant product2figuratively, a great elder or chiefNɩ kɛlɩ puli a, baflɛ tɔkɔkwɛ mʋ́ asɩ. A great man will be replaced by lesser menWhen a silk cotton tree uproots, pawpaw trees grow up around it.Brɛ ánɩ́ kɛlɩ lopuli a, ahandɛn bɛɛ bódunka pɔntɔ ka beyi. Ndɛ a, banya pɔntɔ pɔpwɛ ka. When the former chief died, the elders looked for a replacement. Today they have enstooled a new one.At the time that a large tree uprooted the elders said to look for a shade tree to plant a cutting. Today they have got a new shade tree cutting.
klenku oyikleŋku oyicomp. ofoyi 1n.shea butter treeVitellaria paradoxacfadɔmpɔshea butter1.5.1Tree6.2.5.4Plant product
kpankɛtsɛnkɛtsɛnk͡pãkɛt͡sɛ̃kɛt͡sɛ̃n.flamboyant treeDelonix regiaKpankɛtsɛnkɛtsɛn oyi amʋ lomoni.The flamboyant tree is big.1.5.1Tree6.2.1.7Growing trees
kunkakũŋkaʔ n.fan palmBorassus aethiopumƖtʋ kunka a, ɩlatʋ Bulu. If you reach an intermediary, it will reach an important personIf it reaches the fan palm, it has reached God.1.5.1Tree6.2.1.7Growing trees
lɛbɛlɛbɛ́n.k.o palm fruitcfabɛ1palm fruit1.5.1Tree1.5.5Parts of a plant6.2.1.7Growing trees
mangomáŋ!góFrom:Engmangon.mangoMangifera indicaMango amʋtɔ bʋ ɔdwɛ.The mango is sweet.Mango oyi ɩbɛ́talɩ swie abɛ? Ntɛ baflɛ ɩbɛ́talɩ swie kwadu oyi sʋ. Can a mango tree bear palm nuts? Or can a papaw grow on a banana tree?Ɔlɛkpɩkpɩ mango amʋ. He sucked on the mango.1.5.1Tree5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit6.2.1.4Growing fruit
mbepimbépiʔder. ofn-1abɛ1ipi1n.palm nut fibersDwɩɩ abɛ amʋ afʋ lɛ mʋ́ mbepi amʋ fɩta. Drain the palm nuts so that you should remove the fibres and dry them.Lɛ mbepi amʋ kʋ wa ogya amʋtɔ mɛnɩ ɩbɔwa ɔsa tsii. Remove some of the palm fibres and put them on the fire so that it will blaze quickly.1.5.1Tree7.4.5.2Throw away1.5.5Parts of a plant6.2.1.7Growing trees
nfɔɱfɔ(H) n.1oilMahɔ abi ofobi ntɛ kɩtɩba nfɔ, mboun hɔ nfɔ pɛpɛ. Don't buy palm kernel oil, or peanut oil, instead buy palm oil.nfɔ pɛpɛpalm oil1.5.1Tree1.2.3.2Oil6.2.1.7Growing treesIdiom:bʋ nfɔprosperous2fat of an animalƆprakuo bʋ nfɔ dʋbɩ. A pig has a lot of fat.2.1.7Flesh5.2.3.2.1Meatcomp.awutɔ nfɔmarrow3gasoline or oil for a vehicle7.2.4.1.1Vehicle5.5.6Fuel
nkɩsɛŋkɪsɛʔn.seedless palm fruitNkɩsɛ amʋtɔ bʋ ɔdwɛ.The seedless palm fruit is sweet.cfabɛ1palm fruit1.5.1Tree1.5.5Parts of a plant6.2.1.7Growing trees
ntunkumntuŋkúm n.soursopAnnona muricataNtunkum bʋ ɔdwɛ. Agyagya bʋtekle mʋ́ gyi. Soursop is sweet. Bats like to eat it.1.5.1Tree5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit
obebuniobebuniʔpl.mbebuniunspec. var.obebunn.a dead discarded palm tree that has been tappedAkponkpoli bʋbʋ obebuni amʋtɔ. The black beetles are in the tapped palm tree.cfɔbɛpalm tree1.5.1Tree6.2.1.7Growing trees
obungyoobunʤon.thorn tree1.5.1Tree
odumodumpl.ndumn.a tree with very hard and expensive wood; iroko treeMilicia excelsa1.5.1Tree6.6.3.2Wood6.6.3.1Lumbering
ogyakpatinoʤak͡patĩ́ʔn.firewood log1.5.1Tree6.2.5.4Plant product5.5.6Fuel
  • Page 1 of 2