4.3.5.5. Deceive

mlɛmlɛ v.1to deceive someoneƆlɛblɩ ánɩ́ ɔbɛ́ba; sa, ɔdɛ mɩ mlɛ sʋ ɔmɛba. He said that he would come, unexpectedly he was deceiving me so he didn't come.Ɔlɔpʋ bodobodo mlɛ kebi amʋ kɩta amʋ. He took bread to coax the child and caught him.Ɩma alɛ ánɩ́ fɛ́mlɛ fʋ ba.It is not good to deceive your neighbour.4.3.5.5Deceive2to coaxmlɛ tswɩput someone to sleep3.3.3.3Persuade4.3.5.5Deceive
ɔmlɛnɔmlɛ̃ n.deceitƆbʋ ɔmlɛn. He is deceitful.4.3.5.5Deceive
pinapinav.to pretendNepina bwɛ fɛ mmɔkʋ wun mʋ, tsufɛ mmɛdekle ánɩ́ ɔbɩa nowun mʋ ɩnʋ.I will pretend that I have not seen him because I don't want him to know that I saw him there.Nepina yɔ yɛkɩ bɛɛ ɔdɛ ɩnʋ dɔ.I will pretend to go and see whether he is farming there.Neŋain yɛkɩ bɛɛ ɔdɛ ɩnʋ dɔ.I will go secretly and see whether he is farming there.cfapinabwɛbihypocrisy3.5.1.3.5Real4.3.5.5Deceivecomp.apinabwɛbihypocrisy
pinabwɛpinabʷɛv.to pretend; or be a hypocriteKomla tepinabwɛ fɛ mʋgyi ɔhandɛ agyuma amʋtɔ nɩ.Komla pretends to be the senior in the work place.3.5.1.3.5Real4.3.5.5Deceive
tɩn ɔnɔcomp. oftɩn1 1ɔnɔ 6v.to make a false excuseƆplɔɩ bʋtɔpʋ tɩn ɔnɔ wɩ nyambi.They take rotten meat to stop protests, eat maggots.Mmekle a nɔ́yɔ agyʋma amʋ. Ndekle a nɔ́yɔ ndɔtɔ sʋ napina pʋ sumbi amʋ tɩn ɔnɔ yɔ ndɔtɔ.I don't want to go to the communal labour. I want to go the farm so I pretended to have an errand to make an excuse to go to the farm.Mapʋ kebi amʋ tɩn ɔnɔ, ba ayɔ.Don't use your child as a false excuse, let's go.4.3.5.5Deceive4.7.5.4Defend against accusation
tsintsiin bɔnɔt͡sint͡sĩː bɔnɔid. ofbɔnɔn.ruse; ploy; deception; mythical objectNɩ fɔwa ɔsa ba a, nɛ́ha fʋ tsintsiin bɔnɔ.I will give you (as a reward) a tsintsiin egg if you're quick about it.If you come quickly I will give you a tsintsiin egg.4.3.5.5Deceive3.5.4.1Fable, myth
wa lalawá laláʔ comp. ofwa2 2lalahɛv.to talk someone out of doing good or into doing something badMbɛɛ anwa kebi ɔkʋ sumbi, tamɛ mʋ ba amʋ lɔwalala ánɩ́ ɔmáyɔ. I said/sent a child on a certain errand, but his friend persuaded him that he shouldn't go.Ɔlɔwalala ánɩ́ mma ha oyin amʋ atɔ amʋ. He persuaded me not to give the man the things. (When I should have because the man needed them.)4.3.1.1Bad, immoral4.3.5.5Deceive