6.1. Work

a- -lɛa- -lɛv. > adj.cfxsfxpfxeasy or pleasantnun; anundrink; drinkabletsʋn; atsʋnpass by; passable6.1.3.1Easy, possibleder.atsʋnlɛpassableder.anunlɛpotable
abiolɛabíolɛ adj.easy to butcher (open and gut – remove the intestines)Ɔbwɩ ánɩ́ aladan a, ɔbʋ abiolɛ dʋn ɔmʋa ɔmɔkʋ dan. It's easier to butcher an adult animal than a young one.6.3.4Butcher, slaughter6.1.3.1Easy, possible
abialɛabialɛ́(H) adj.easy to breakOyi ánɩ́ mʋ́tɔ mɔsɔ a, ɩbʋ abialɛ. A stick that is not flexible is easy to break.7.8.1Break6.1.3.1Easy, possible
ablɩlɛablɪ́lɛ́(L) adj.easy to sayƆhagyiɔha wulutɔ ɔblɩ bʋ mʋ ablɩlɛ. Everyone's own language is easy for him to speak.6.1.3.1Easy, possible3.5.1.1.7Speak well
adagyiadaʤi(H)From:Akanadagyɩn.1spaceBʋmɛdɛ adagyi nya.They don't have room.8.5.4.3Space, room2opportunityAdagyi ma ɩnʋ sʋ, tɛkɩ nɛ́bɛtsa fʋ agyʋma yɔ.There was no chance, or I would have helped you work.6.1.2.9Opportunity
adalɛadalɛ́ (H) adj.easy to beatNɩ fʋyin akwɛ da a, ɩbʋ adalɛ. If you know how to drum, it is easy to drum.6.1.3.1Easy, possible7.7.1Hit
agyilɛaʤílɛʔ adj.edible; tastyAtogyihɛ ánɩ́ nfɔlɩ ma mʋ́tɔ a, ɩma agyilɛ.Food that does not have salt in it is not easy to eat.5.2.2Eat6.1.3.1Easy, possible3.4.1.2Happy
agyʋmaaʤʊ́má From:Akanagyʋman.workƖdɔ brɛ fʋn a, ɔhagyiɔha tɔyɔ agyʋma mʋ ndɔtɔ kinkiinkin. Mɛnɩ mʋ ndɔtɔ atɔ bɔ́wa alɛ. When farming time comes, everyone works hard on his farm so that his crops will be good.Bʋdɛ agyʋma yɔ, amʋ́ ndɔtɔ.They are working on their farms.Ɔma gyumagyihɛ. Mʋ́ sʋ ɔtɛnatɩ ki ahasʋ.He has no work. That's why he always roams from person to person.cfagyʋma ɔyɔpʋworker6.1Work6.1.2.3Work wellcomp.gyumagyihɛworkcomp.agyʋma ɔyɔpʋworker
agyʋma ɔyɔpʋaʤʊ́má ɔyɔpʊ́comp. ofagyʋmaɔ- -pʋn.someone who is workingcfagyʋmawork6.1Work6.1.2.3Work well
agywɩɩnaʤʷɪ̃ː(H) From:Akanadwɩnn.1mindTsufɛsɛ mʋ agywɩɩn igyi anyɔ, ɔmɛ́ɛtalɩ lɩɩ tsukʋlɛ.Because he is double minded, he can't stand at one place.3.2.1Mindcomp.bwɛ agywɩɩndecidekɩta agywɩɩnplan2clevernessƆbʋ agywɩɩn.He is intelligent.3.2.1.3Intelligent6.1.1.1Expert
akɩtalɛakɪtálɛ́ʔ(L) adj.easy to holdAtɔ wanklaan bʋ akɩtalɛ.Good things are easy to hold.Atɔ pɩmpɩn ma akɩtalɛ. Something hot is not easy to hold.7.3.4.4Hold6.1.3.1Easy, possible
aklalɛaklálɛ(L)der. ofkla1 1a- -lɛadj.easy or good to readƆwʋlʋ ánɩ́ atosuanhɛ bʋ mʋ́tɔ a, ɩbʋ aklalɛ.An informative book is good to read.3.6.2School3.5.7.3Read6.1.3.1Easy, possible
alɛalɛ́ (H) 1n.goodƖbʋ alɛ It is good.cfyile 1good8.3.7.7Right, properder.bʋ alɛgood2n.-zerwith verb infix X, a-X-lɛ is the quality of easy or pleasant to Xkɩ; alook at; beautifulkla; aklaread, easy to read6.1.3.1Easy, possible
asʋralɛasʊrálɛ́der. ofsʋra3a- -lɛadj.easy to carry7.3.1Carry6.1.3.1Easy, possible
atsʋnlɛat͡sʊ́nlɛder. oftsʋn 1a- -lɛadj.able to be passed or travelled onAnɩ ndɔtɔ ɔkpa bʋ atsʋnlɛ.Our farm path is passable.Anɩ ndɔtɔ ɔkpa ma atsʋnlɛ, tsufɛsɛ mʋ́sʋ lɛkpakpawie.Our farm path is not easily passable because it has developed potholes.Anɩ ndɔtɔ ɔkpasʋ lɛkpakpawie, mʋ́ sʋ ɩma atsʋnlɛ.Our farm path has developed potholes so it is not easily passable.6.1.3.1Easy, possible7.2.3.5Move past, over, through
bɔ mbɔdɩcomp. ofmbɔdɩ11 1v.to expend effort6.1.2.1Try, attempt9.4.2.1Can
bʋ mʋ́sʋcomp. of1 1mʋ́3-sʋ 2v.to be succeeding at something6.1.3.2Succeed
bʋa1bʊaʔ (L)From:Akanbʋav.to prepare somethingNɔyɔ a, bɔbʋa mankani amʋ akusʋ akusʋ, mʋʋ nɛkpa iku kʋlɛ.When I went they had set the mankani in piles. And then I collected one pile.Mʋ́ sʋ nɩ bɔkwɩɩ ɔkʋ ndɛ a, ɩlehian ánɩ́ abéfi ɩwɩ bʋbʋa asɩ ha mʋ lowu.Because of this if someone is born today, it is necessary to begin to prepare ourselves for his death.cfla1 1repairtrɛ2arrange6.1.2.6Prepareder.bʋabʋaprepare multiple
bʋabʋa der. ofbʋa1REDUP1v.prepare multiple thingsMʋ́sʋ nɩ bɔkwɩɩ ɔkʋ ndɛ a, ɩsɛsɛɩ abefi ɩwɩ bʋabʋa ha mʋ lowu. So, if someone is born today, it is necessary we start to prepare ourselves for his death.cfla1 1repair6.1.2.6Prepare
da ɩwɩsʋ comp. ofda2ɩwɩ 1-sʋ 1v.to be alert or to be prepared3.2.7Expect6.1.2.6Prepare
dan1dãʔ(L) v.1to grow or be olderNadan dʋn mʋ, sʋ ngyi mʋ ɔdɛhɛn. Mʋ ɛ ogyi mɩ gyama.I am older than him, so I am his senior. He also is my junior.Kofi ladan dʋn fʋ, sʋ maplei mʋtɔ. Kofi is older than you so don't be rude to him.4.3.1.3Mature in behavior2.6.4.6Grow, get bigger2to grow in size3to mature; come to completion6.1.2.3.5Complete, finishIdiom:ɔmɛ́ ladanpregnancy term
gyaʤaʔ (L)v.1to expelGya akpala amʋ lɛ ɩban amʋtɔ, tsufɛ bʋ dɛ agbodi atɛ amʋ wɩ.Chase the goats out of the fenced area because they are eating the cassava leaves.Bʋ tamagya obubwi ɩbansʋ tra yegya mʋ ɩkasʋ.Don't push an opponent too far. Give him a little breathing space.They don't chase a bird from the fence and then go chase him again from the grass.7.3.3.4Chase awayph. v.kpla gya2to follow someonesrɩ gya mʋchase him7.2.5.2Followcomp.gya X ɔkpatrace3to follow closelyNɩ fʋa kebi nyɔ mlɩ na pututɔ ɔkpa a, ha kebi amʋ ogya fʋ ɔma.If your child and you walk on a bush path make the child follow you.cfɔmagyafollow8.2.6.2Near7.2.5.2Follow8.5.1.1.1Behind4to strive to gainKɔba ɔmagya dʋbɩ tɔpʋ lowu ba.Too much seeking after money brings death.Ɔdɛ asʋn amʋ ɔmagya dʋbɩ sʋ ɔdɛ wʋlɩ.He is worrying the matter too much so he is becoming lean.6.1.2.3.2Work hard3.3.1.1Purpose, goal
gyumagyihɛʤumaʤihɛcomp. ofagyʋmagyi2 2n.work6.9.2Work for someone6.6Occupation6.1Work
hɩɛ nsʋhɪɛ nsʊFrom:Akanɔhyeɛ, bɔ hyɛcomp. ofhɩɛ 3nsʋv.1to take note of someone or somethingHɩɛ ɩnʋ nsʋ.Take notice of that place.Oyin anfɩ lesia mɩ sʋ nahɩɛ nsʋ.This man insulted me so I have marked him (I'll remember him).Baka ɔbwɩ amʋ ɩsʋ pʋ hɩɛnsʋ. They have cut the animal's ear to mark it.cfplebi 2mark3.1.2.2Notice2plan by yourself or with another person6.1.2.5Plan
ɩbɔ2ɪbɔʔpl.abɔ2n.1a cripple2.5.4Disabled2someone who could do something to help himself but won'tƖbɔ ɔbɛɛ, ɔdɛ mʋ sɩ mʋa mʋ yin nyɔ bua. Omeyin ánɩ́ mʋ okokonitɔ dɛta.The cripple says, he is helping father and mother not knowing that his buttocks are getting finished.6.1.2.4.2Lazy
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