4.8.2. Fight

adʋnadʊ̃́n.people opposing us4.8.2.9Enemy
bʋnda tswɩbʊnda t͡sʷɪunspec. comp. form oftswɩn.to force a small girl to have sexOyin amʋ lɔtswɩ kebi amʋ bʋnda nɩ.That man raped the child.Nɩ fʋ meyin fɔ́tswɩ ɔkʋ mʋ bi bʋnda a, aban ɔbɔwa fʋ obu nfi du.If you don't know and you rape somebody's child, the government will jail you for ten years.4.8.2.8Violent2.6.2.3Sexual immorality
dɩndɪ̃ʔ v.1to rest on somethingMʋ́ʋ́ nɛfɩtɛ mʋ mɩ ɔwʋlʋ amʋ ɛ sʋ, ɔbɛɛ, ɩdɩn ɔpʋnʋsʋ. Then I asked him about my book also and he said, it is on the table.Nobwii pa, mɩ ɔwʋlʋ dɩn ɔpʋnʋ amʋsʋ, dɩnkɩ mʋ́ ha mɩ. Please, My book is on the table so bring it down to me.Nfɔ amʋʋ ɩdɩn ogya amʋ dɛ tutu dʋbɩ.The oil that is on the fire is spitting too much.Ntsu dɩn ɔsʋlʋ amʋsʋ.Water covered the ground.8.5.1.3Oncomp.ansɩ dɩn Xsʋrely on X2to be at certain place on the bodyPɩna dɩn mʋ onwunfisʋ.He has a scar on his forehead.Ɔtɩnɛtɩnɛ má ɩnʋa. ɔlɔ mɛdɩn.There is not anywhere that doesn't have a sore.There are sores everywhere.3to persecute someoneBʋ dɩn mlɩsʋ.They persecute you.4.8.2Fight4.7.9.2Unfair
ka ɩkɔka ɪkɔ comp. ofka1 2ɩkɔ 1n.1payment of a debt incurred; reward; wageNɩ fʋmɔdɔ ta a, fʋma ɩkɔka.If you don't finish weeding you won't get wages.Nɩ fʋmɔdɔ ta a, mmɛ́ɛka.If you don't finish weeding I won't pay you.6.8.5.4Repay debt2to extract revenge4.8.2.5Revenge
1kɔ́ʔ(H) v.1to fightKwaku tama, tamɛ ndɛ mʋ́ a, ɔdɛ. Kwaku never fights but today he is fighting.4.8.2Fight2to make war4.8.3Warcomp.nkɔlʋwar songder.ɔkɔkpabattle fieldph. v.kɔ ɩsafight war
kɔnkɩ2kɔŋkɪ́v.to challenge something which some one is saying which is not trueNonu ánɩ́ ɔdɛ fʋ ɩwɩ asʋn blɩ, nɔkɔnkɩ mʋ.I heard him talking about you and I challenged him.4.8.2.3Attack
kpokitik͡pokitin.riot4.8.2.6Riot
lɛ halɛ́ háph. v. of1ha 1v.to betray someone Anyankpʋsatɔ Ɔdɛhɛn amʋ ha aha.They will betray the Son of Man to people.4.8.2.7Betray
obugyatɔ lowuobuʤatɔ lowu (H)comp. ofobugyalowun.ritually bad death2.6.6Die4.8.2.8Violent
ogyo otswapʋoʤo ot͡sʷapʊ́pl.agyo otswapʋn.armed robberLalahɛ ɔbwɛpʋ ogyo otswapʋ gyi, tsufɛ nɩ ɔtʋ fʋ, omenya tɔtɔ wi tsu fʋ wa a, ɔbɔ́mɔ fʋ.An armed robber is wicked, because if he meets you and did get anything to steal from you, he will kill you.Nkɛsa anfɩtɔ agyo otswapʋ batra moni Ghana ɔmá anfɩtɔ.These days armed robbers have increased too much in Ghana this country of ours.4.8.2.8Violent6.8.9.1Steal
oputuopútun.ambush4.8.2.3.1Ambushph. v.wa oputuambush
ɔtswapʋɔt͡sʷapʊ́n.robber4.8.2.8Violent6.8.9.1Steal
pɛtɩpɛ́tɪ́ v.to walk slowly and with cautionƆlɛpɛtɩ tsɛ-tsɛ-tsɛ-tsɛ. He walked very stealthily.Nɩ fʋ méeyin pɛtɩ a, fʋmɛ́ɛtalɩ fɩnɩ.If you don't know how to sneak, you can't hunt.Rut lɛpɛtɩ yobwii tati amʋʋ ibun Boas ɩwɩ amʋ. Ɔlɛklɛdɩ mʋ ayabi asɩ.Ruth sneaked up and opened the cloth that covered Boaz. She lay down at his feet.cftsɛ3 1stealthily7.2.6.3Escape4.8.2.3.1Ambush7.2.1.1Walk
prɩprɪ̂ʔ From:Akanprɩv.struggle to possess somethingPrɩ afʋgyisʋ. Struggle to win.Maprɩ ɔyɩtɔ atɔ tsufɛ fówu si mʋ́ fɛ́ɛ́. Don't struggle for worldly possessions because you will die and leave them all.6.1.2.3.2Work hard4.8.2Fight
1v.to hit with a slapNɩ atsɩ bʋdɛkɔ a, bʋtɛsɛ aba aba.When women fight, they slap each other.Sɛ mʋ aba.Slap him.4.8.2Fight7.7.1Hit
1tɔ́ʔ(H) v.1cook over open fireNdɛ blɔdɩ pɛpɛ tɔ sʋ damli mʋ́ ha mɩ. I am roasting ripe plantain so turn it for me.Ɔdɛ bodobodo tɔ obun amʋtɔ. He is baking bread in the oven.5.2.1.1Cooking methodscomp.agyawunu ɔtɔpʋcharcoal makerder.tɔhɛroastedIdiom:tɔ ɩklʋngrieved2inform on someone; to tattle onMɩ ba agyuma ɔyɔpʋ amʋ la mɩ ha anɩ ɔhandɛ.My co-worker has reported me to our senior man.Fapʋ mɩ ya ɔ.You have informed on me.4.8.2.7Betray3.5.1.8Criticize3to die (Euphemism)2.6.6Die
tswɩ kɩtaph. v. oftswɩ 6kɩta 1v.to dive upon; to pounce uponƆnwankɩtɩ amʋ lɔtswɩ kɩta batebi amʋ.The hawk dived and caught the chicken.7.3.3.1Take something from somewhere4.8.2.3.1Ambush
wa oputuph. v. ofwa2 4oputuv.to ambush someone4.8.2.3.1Ambush