6.6.4. Crafts

bakabakán.a basketScfblawunubasketlakpabasket6.6.4.2Weaving baskets and mats6.7.3Carrying tool
da ɩkpʋndá ɪk͡pʊ̃ʔ(L)ph. v. ofda2ɩkpʋnv.to tie a knot6.6.4.1CordageIdiom:da ansɩtɔ ɩkpʋndisappointed, look
ɩkpʋnɪk͡pʊ̃ʔ(L)n.knotBʋtamatsʋn oserebiyinsʋ yɛda ɩkpʋn.If an elder is in the house nothing is done without his knowledge – so consult him.They never by pass the thumb tie a knot.6.6.4.1Cordage7.5.4Tieph. v.da ɩkpʋntie knot
kakaʋkakaʊ (H) n.stiff mat made from stripped palm branchesNɔ́yɔ kpa awaimbi da kakaʋ pʋ tin mɩ gyadɩ. I will go strip palm branches and make a palm branch mat and block my kitchen door with.6.6.4.2Weaving baskets and mats6.5.2.1Wall
lakpalak͡pá pl.alakpan.a basket; Northern dialect.NBʋtɔpʋ lakpa sʋra atɔ.They use baskets for carrying things.Mlɩtsu lakpa; abɔ́pʋ sʋra atɔ ba woyitɔ. You(pl.) bring a basket; we will carry things to the house.cfbakabasketblawunubasket6.6.4.2Weaving baskets and mats6.7.3Carrying tool
ɔfɛsɩ mblacomp. ofɔfɛsɩ 1mbla2n.the green leaf material surrounding the small sticks used in making broomsNɩ mlɔmɔ mʋ́ ɔnɔ a, mlɩ kpa ɔfɛsɩ mbla amʋ lɛ woyitɔ tsitsa.If you(pl.) finish, collect the leaves left over from your broom making. Take them from the house and throw them away.6.6.4.2Weaving baskets and mats6.2.1.7Growing trees
ɔwʋlʋ-kpakpaɔwʊlʊ k͡pak͡pacomp. ofɔwʋlʋ 1kpa2 9REDUP1n.dried skin; leatherAnɩtɔpʋ ɔwʋlʋ-kpakpa sun akwɛ.We put dried skins stretch them on top of the drums.6.3.7Animal products6.6.4.3Working with leather
wa2wáʔ(H) v.1put onƆlɔwa atadɩɛ. He put on his shirt.Negyi ɩban wa mɩ ndɔ. I built a fence around my farm.5.3.7Wear clothing8.5.1.3Oncomp.fwie wapass windgyi ɩban waprotectwa afadress (wound)wa ogyaset alightwa ɔfɛtetherwa ɔnascarceph. v.kplʋn wacurse2to force someone to do somethingƆlɔwa mʋ ánɩ́ ɔyɔ. He forced him to go. (He forced him; he said he should go.)3.3.3.5Compelcomp.wa lalatemptwa ɔsahurrywa wanwanamazewa X bɩstart/continueph. v.da wacall fetishwa ifufrighten3to send someone to do somethingSʋ anɩ lefia a, lehian ánɩ́ abɔ́wa abi akʋ mlɩ wa, buo Banabas mʋa Paulo.So we met, it was necessary that we would send messengers to you accompanying Barnabas and Paul.7.3.3.3Send4to make (only used with certain objects)Ɔlɔwa akʋnta. He made a household juju.6.6.4Craftscomp.wa ɩnyɩnbe aggressivewa nyanyabecome nastyph. v.wa oputuambushwa X nwuninstead of5to perform certain speech acts3.5.1Saycomp.wa afunuliewa agyolootell a riddlewa ɩlʋsingwa ɔtɛtell story6to put something in somethingwa mʋ afa. They embalmed him.Bʋtamakiki ɔfɛ ɔbwɩ amʋ ansɩtɔ. Nɩ megyi alɩa ɔmɔ́ɔpʋ nwun wa mʋ́tɔ.Don't signal your intentions.They don't twist the rope (make a halter) in the animal' s face. If not like that he won't put his head in it.Ɔleyia opuli wa kɛntɛtɔ.He stuffed cotton into a bag.7.3.2.6Put incomp.wa ɩbɩshake handsIdiom:pʋ ɩbɩ wa ayatɔ