4.9.7.7. Animism

abususʋabususʊn.blasphemy4.9.9Irreligion4.9.7.7Animism
afɔdɩɛafɔdɪɛ(H) From:Akanafɔrɩn.voluntary offering, such as a church collection, or first fruits,Alapʋ ɩwɩ bɔ afɔdɩɛ la ɔkpa amʋ ha anɩ. He has volunteered himself to repair the road for us.Ɔlɔbɔ afɔdɩɛ amʋ asubwi amʋsʋ.He made the sacrifice on the altar.Bulu lɔpʋ mʋ bi Yesu bɔ afɔdɩɛ anɩ nwunsʋ.God offered his son Jesus as a sacrifice for us.cfmbusuoblasphemy4.9.5.5Offering, sacrifice4.9.8Religious things4.9.7.7Animism comp.afɔdɩɛbwialtar
akisitɔakisitɔder. ofkisia-1 1ɔ- -tɔn.things that have been forbidden4.9.5.6.1Taboo5.2.3.5Prohibited food4.9.7.7Animism
akɔmakɔmFrom:Akanakɔmn.the action of spirit possessed personAkɔm lesian ɔtsɩ amʋsʋ igyo ogyikpa nʋ.The woman was possessed by a spirit at the place where they were celebrating the yam festival.4.9.4.2Demon possession4.9.7.7Animism
akunta1akunta(H) n.a magical object buried in the courtyard of a house to provide protectionAha ánɩ́ bɛblɩ a, nɩ bʋdɛ woyi yi a, bʋtegyankpa wa akunta woyi amʋtɔ, pʋ tin amʋ́ wɩ. Juju practitioners first bury a magical object on the building site for protection.People that are hot, when they are erecting a house, they always first put an akunta in the house to protect (as in putting in a stopper) themselves.4.9.8Religious things4.9.7.7Animism
atɔlaatɔ́lan.soothsayingAtɔla teyinta atɔ.Soothsaying spoils things.4.9.4.7Omen, divination4.9.7.7Animism
atɔ owunpʋcfatowunhɛcomp. ofatɔ 1wun 2ɔ- -pʋn.one who sees the futureAtɔ owunpʋ towun atɔ ánɩ́ bɛ́ba, bla aha mɛnɩ bɛ́da wɩsʋ.A diviner sees the things that will come and tells people so that they can watch out.cfatɔ ɔlapʋsoothsayer4.9.4.7Omen, divination4.9.7.7Animism
blɩ1blɪʔ (L) v.1to be hotcfɔpablɩsʋnoon8.3.4Hotcomp.atɔ ɔblɩpʋblacksmithblɩ ogyaheat2to be cookedNɩ atɔ amʋ blɩ a, swɩɩ mʋ́ yaɩ. When the thing is cooked take it off the fire.When the thing is cooked remove it (from the fire) and put it down.8.3.4Hot5.2.1.1Cooking methods3having powerful magicNɩ fɛblɩ dʋbɩ a, fɔ́hɔ. If you play with juju it will destroy you.If you cook (have strong juju) too much, you will burn.4.9.4.1Sorcery4.9.7.7Animism
bɔ mpaɩcomp. ofmpaɩ1 1v.to pray4.9.5.2Pray4.9.7.2Christianity4.9.7.3Islam4.9.7.7Animism
da waph. v. ofda2wa2 2v.to "call fetish"; curseNadawa, ha ɔkpɩ ogyi mʋ. Ogyi mʋ́ ha anɩ. I have called fetish on him; having the fetish judge him. He (the fetish) should judge it for us.4.9.4.4Curse4.7.6Judge, render a verdict4.9.7.7Animism
ɩlwɩɩder. ofɩ-1lwɩɩn.a curse4.9.4.4Curse4.9.7.7Animism
Ɩpwɛ Odekeyikɛɪpʷɛ odekeyikɛcomp. ofƖpwɛɔ- -kɛyi1timethe day following Ɩpwɛ; the second day of the Nkonya weekcfƖpwɛ1st day8.4.1.3.1Days of the week4.9.7.7Animism
Ɩpwɛɪpʷɛtimeday of rest in Nkonya week; first day of Nkonya weekcfƖpwɛ OdekeyikɛSecond dayƖpwɛ ƆdɛkɛtrakɛThird dayKulihɛancestral day; Fourth dayKulihɛ OdekeyikɛFifth dayKulihɛ Ɔdɛkɛtrakɛsixth dayƆdɛkɛtrakɛSixth daypwɛ 1sculptYinkeThird day8.4.1.3.1Days of the week4.9.7.7Animism comp.Ɩpwɛ OdekeyikɛSecond daycomp.Ɩpwɛ ƆdɛkɛtrakɛThird day
Ɩpwɛ Ɔdɛkɛtrakɛɪpʷɛ ɔdɛkɛtrákɛScomp. ofƖpwɛƆdɛkɛtrakɛcomp. ofɔ- -kɛtra 1timethe second day following Ɩpwɛ; the third day of the Nkonya weekcfƖpwɛ1st dayYinkeThird day8.4.1.3.1Days of the week4.9.7.7Animism
kasɛkásɛv.to swear4.7.5.7Take oath4.9.7.7Animism
kisikisí v.refuse; forbid; tabooBulu lekisi oyi kʋ ha amʋ́ ánɩ́ bʋ magyi mʋ́ abi. God forbade a certain tree to them that they shouldn't eat its fruit.Wurupoŋfɔ bʋtekisi lembu.Wurupong people, they abstain from turtle meat.atɔ kisiforbidden things4.9.5.6.1Taboo4.9.7.7Animism der.akisitɔforbidden things
klɩklɪ́ (H) v.1to tie somethingNkɛ amʋtɔ a, mʋ ayín ɔfansʋ aha bégyankpa, bɛ́klɩ mʋ aba. During those days his mother's family will first tie his upper arms on him.7.5.4Tie2to wear something long that needs to be fastened3to restrict someone or somethingcfAklɩfɔ7.3.6.3Limitcomp.klɩ ɔnɔfast4to use magic to bind someone spiritually4.9.4.1Sorcery4.9.7.7Animism
kplʋn wak͡plʊ̃̂ wáʔph. v. ofkplʋnwa2 1v.to shout to invoke powersƆlɔkplʋn wa ɔha amʋ; ɩlɛha ɔha amʋ lɛdɩda. He shouted to invoke his power over the person. It made him fall down.Ɔlɔkplʋn wa mɩ. He cursed me.4.9.4.4Curse3.5.1.1.1Shout4.9.7.7Animism
Kulihɛ Odekeyikɛkulihɛ́ odekeyikɛcomp. ofKulihɛɔ- -kɛyi1timeday following ancestral day; the fifth day of the traditional Nkonya weekcfƖpwɛ1st day8.4.1.3.1Days of the week4.9.7.7Animism
Kulihɛkulihɛ́timeancestral day; fourth day of the traditional Nkonya weekKulihɛ gyi Nkonyafɔ nkɛ nasɩ nɩ.Kulihɛ is the fourth day of they Nkonyas.cfƖpwɛ1st day8.4.1.3.1Days of the week4.9.7.7Animism comp.Kulihɛ OdekeyikɛFifth dayKulihɛ Ɔdɛkɛtrakɛsixth day
LambaLamba propn.the earth godLamba ntsu earth god water; a lake4.9.7.7Animism
lɛ mbusuolɛ́ mbusuoFrom:Akanmbusuocomp. ofmbusuo1v.animal sacrificeAkʋ bada aba wa sʋ bahɔ kufa bɛyɛlɛ mbusuo. Certain ones have called fetish so they have bought a sheep and they are going to remove the curse, sacrifice it.Ahandɛn bʋdɛ mbusuo lɛ sʋ bɛɛ ɔhaa mayɔ ndɔ ndɛ. The elders are going to offer sacrifices so they have said that no one should go to farm.Ɔtsɩ amʋ lɛ da ɔyasʋbi amʋ wa, ba mʋ́ mbusuo, sʋ asʋn lata.The woman invoked a curse on the young and they have removed the curse so the case is finished.4.9.7.2Christianity4.9.5.5Offering, sacrifice4.9.7.3Islam4.9.7.7Animism
lwɩɩlʷɪ̌ː v.to curse someoneƆdandʋ amʋ ɩtɛkanfʋ Bulu amʋ a, mʋ́ kɛɩn tɔlwɩɩ aha ɛ nɩ. This same tongue that always praises God, is the same one that also curses people.4.9.4.4Curse4.9.7.7Animism der.ɩlwɩɩcurse (n)
mpaɩmpáɪ From:Akanmpaen.prayerBɔ mpaɩ ánɩ́ Bulu ɔha anɩ nkpa tɩntɩn. Pray that God should give us long life.Bulu dɛ anɩ mpaɩtɔ nu sʋ, alaha nyankpʋ detswie ha anɩ.God is hearing our prayers so it is raining for us.Bɔ mpaɩ fɛɛ onya ɔdɩkpa wanklaan.Pray that he should get a good resting place.4.9.5.2Pray4.9.7.2Christianity4.9.7.3Islam4.9.7.7Animism comp.bɔ mpaɩpray
okeyiokeyíʔdial. var.ekeyiSn.the act of questioning a corpse in order to know the cause of his/her deathƆhagyiɔha tsiatɔ bʋtɔpʋ da mʋ okeyi nɩ owu.Everyone's behaviour is used to question him when he/she dies.4.2.2.1Ceremony2.6.6.2Corpse4.9.7.7Animism
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