8.4.5.2. Before

asa1asa(H) dial. var.asanSadv.beforeAsa nɔ́kʋsʋ nyankɩgyinyankɩ a, ntɔbɔ mpaɩ, da Bulu pan ha alɩ ánɩ́ alaha ɔyɩ lakɛ mɩ. Before I will get up every morning, I always pray, thanking God that he has given me the morning (taken care of me until this time).8.4.5.2Before
dodododoadv.already9.4.4Epistemic moods8.4.5.2Beforeder.dodoodoalready(Emph.)
dodoododer. ofdodoREDUP2adv.far too long agoNɔwa fʋ sumbi dodoodo amʋ a, biansʋ faba nɩ?I sent you on an errand a long time ago and just now you have come? (That is, what took you so long?)9.4.4Epistemic moods8.4.5.2Before
3kɪʔ(L)adv.beforeƆmɔkʋ wun mʋ́ kɩ.He had never seen it before.8.4.5.2Before
1kʊ́(H)v.to do something first; to do something instead of something elseƆtɔ yɔ ndɔ asa ɔtɛba agyʋmasʋ.He puts off going to work for a bit while he goes to farm.Kʋ lɩɩ asa nɛ́ba ayɔ.Wait for the meantime, before I will come so that we should go.8.4.5.2Beforecomp.mɔkʋnot yet
mɛɛmɛːadv.then8.4.5.2.1After
nkɛnsaŋkɛnsáadv.several days8.4.1.2Day8.4.5.2.1After
ofi fiaph. v. ofofifia1 1timea year laterBrɛá ofi lefia . . .When a year had passed . . .8.4.5.2.1After8.4.1.6Year
ɔmaɔma dial. var.ɛmaSn.1back of the bodyWɔlɩ mɩ ɔma ha mɩ, tsufɛ mɩ ɩbɩ mɔ́ɔfʋn ɩnʋ. Scratch my back for me because my hand will not reach there.Si mʋ ɔmagya. Don't mind him.2.1.2Torsocomp.ɔma oyibispine2olr rear of someone3the place one has returned to7.2.3.6Return4afterwardscfɔmagyafollow8.4.5.2.1Aftercomp.sin ɔmalate
tsutsuat͡sut͡súaʔ(L) der. oftsuaREDUP2v.beforeOyin amʋ lotsutsua ba a, ayɔ. By the time that the man had come, we (had) gone.Owí bótsutsua pɔn a, mɩ atɔ amʋ lawʋlɩ. By late afternoon (the sun has softened) my things had dried.Emma lotsutsua tsu ndɔtɔ ba a, oyin amʋ lanatɩ.Before Emma could come from farm, the man had left.Owí lotsutsua pɔn a, nanɩna atɔ ta.By the time the sun was low, I had finished cooking.8.4.5.2Before
tsʋnt͡sʊ̃ʔ(L) v.1to pass byƆlɔtsʋn oyi amʋ asɩ. She passed by the tree.Brɛ ánɩ́ ayɔ amʋ a, nɔtsʋn mʋ sʋ. When we were going, I passed him.Opietɔ bʋtɔkwɩɩ nyankʋsa tsʋn.People are born through the vagina.7.2.3.5Move past, over, throughder.atsʋnlɛpassable2some time ago, a second verb in a serial construction, Ɔha ánɩ́ alawu tsʋn a, bʋtɛtɩ mʋ owupʋ.The one that has already died (not recently) they call a dead person.8.4.5.2Before
yaɩyáɪ́ v.1to put down something carefullyNapʋ yaɩ ɔpʋnʋsʋ. I have put it down on the table.Nɩ fɔkʋsʋ a, fayaɩ atɔ dɩnka mpa amʋsʋ wanklaan.When you get up, dress the bed well.cftɩtɩ3train8.4.6.1Start something2to appoint or install to an official positionBayaɩ owie pɔpwɛ ndɛ.They have installed a new chief today.4.5.3.4Appoint, delegateph. v.la X yaɩ3to provide for a childƆlɛyaɩ obi amʋ, tamɛ ɔmɛbʋla mʋ. He provided for the child but didn't raise him properly.He provided for the child but he didn't fill him.Napʋ amʋ́ yɛyaɩ sukuutɔ. I put them into school (at a distant place).4.3.4.5.1Provide for, support6.3.1Domesticated animal4to cause to remain in one place8.4.5.3.4Delay7.2.6.2Prevent from movingph. v.da X yaɩkɩta X yaɩrestrainsi X yaɩomit 5to be done priviously, as precedent8.4.5.2Before