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yaŋsɛn jo keseyseidready or prepared
yaŋyaŋHHvworry or be anxiouskeeyaŋyaŋyaŋyaŋyaŋyaŋeyaŋyaŋèyaŋyaŋɛɛ
yaseyáseMM.HMn9/10lower jaw
yaw1Hv1lose normal taste2become stale; no longer freshkeeyawyawɛyawteyawtèyawɛɛ
yaw2Mveat soup without fufukeeyawyawɛyawteyawtèyawɛɛ
yaw3Hv1lift up2take upkeeyawyawɛyawteyawtèyawɛɛ
yaw4Mv1first or beginning of something, with the implication that others will be following2first in order of priority3initiate the actyawɛyaakeyaakèyawɛɛnsafwe
yayaseMHHvyawn; involuntarily open the mouth wide and breathe in deeply, as when tired or bored
yayseHHvpale in colour as if one has been illkeeyayseyayseyayseeyayseèyaysɛɛbaa ɛjisɛ, baa
ye1Hprohis or her; third person singular possessive pronoun, class 4Yin nu ken ye.This is his firewood.
ye2Hprohim or her; third person singular pronoun when used as an object, class 4
ye3yeLprohis or hers; third person singular possessive pronoun, class 9/10Wvú beete bô ye ye no wvú wuu mbvuum baay.He has spoiled/hurt his body as he drinks too much wine.
ye4M Hyiɛn9/101human body2skin3flesh4Bibl.sinful human nature with its evil desires and passionsWvú yuuke ye.He is proud.gvune, mbom, kencaa, nyam
yeeHHvtransplant; replant something in a different placekeeyeeyeeyeeleyeelèyelɛɛ
yeem1HHvtake rootkeeyeemyeemɛyeemeyeemèyeemɛɛ
yeem2HHv1lean on something or someone2depend on something or someoneFo wo egomte diuw yeeme ɛ ɛ̀ nu yî yɛm e kɛ.Don’t be looking for a fault and depending on me to help you.keeyeemyeemɛyeemeyeemèyeemɛɛlese fitele, bee
yeeseHHHv1lead people with light or enlighten2screen3evaluate or assess4weigh whether a thing is appropriate or correctkeeyeeseyeeseyeeseyeesèyeesɛɛtasse, tɛm, kiisɛn
yefeHHv1rub the body with oil as a sign of favour, acceptance, goodwill2anoint; such as anointing the Nfon or a fay when they are crowned or honoured; in the case of the Nfon it is understood to be a kind of empowerment and that oil is used only for anointing the Nfon; it also refers to a new wife being washed and then rubbed with cam oil; this is a sign of respect, acceptance by the entire compound3crown; install a new chiefkeeyefeyefeyeefeyeefèyefɛɛtɛɛ
yefe fwemHH Mvpowder the faceyefe fwemyeefe fwemyeefè fwemyefɛɛ fwem
yefe jim yɛmidhelp each other; literally "rub my back"Yefe jim yɛm, ɛ́ me en'yefe yo.Help me and I will help you.
yefe yeHH Mvrub or anoint the bodyyefe yeyeefe yeyeefè yeyefɛɛ ye
yekɛ1MHv1wait2hold onkeeyekeyekɛyekeyekèyekɛɛcɛy, moocɛ
yekɛ2HHvbe sweet, tastyMe nu ŋgɛɛ ŋkauw ɛ̂ mbase le ɛ́ yí eyekɛ.I will put salt in the soup and it will be "sweet".yekɛyekeyekèyekɛɛ
yekɛ3MHv1listen2pay attentionkeeyekɛyekɛyekeyekèyekɛɛlese gvune ɛntuŋtuŋ
yeleLHv1pour liquid into a container2thicken a liquidkeeyeleyeleyeeyiyeeyìyelɛɛ