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yemHvsing; to make music, sing a song with the voiceBeene nu ke eyemte ŋkie.We will sing a song.keeyemyemɛyemteyemtèyemɛɛyow
yembɛyboyembɛyML.LMLn1/2an implied person who is being discussed such as "he" or "she" or "that one"; a way of disguising the person’s identity when discussing him in either a negative or positive way
yemeHHv1to be dry, of a substance such as sweat2used figuratively somebody who tells a lie and then acts as if nothing is wrong
yemɛHHvdrip drykeeyemɛyemɛyemyiyemyìyemyɛɛ
yemkeHHv1shoot very hard with a spear2back out of a crowd of people or withdraw and stand apart from themkeeyemkeyemkeyemkeeyemkeèyemkɛɛ
yemmkeLHv1wake someone up2raise upkeeyemmkeyemmkeyemmkeeyemmkeèyemmkɛɛ
yenyénL.mln9/10young fatty larvae or grub usually living in and eating raffia palms
yene1HHproyour; second person plural possessive pronoun, class 4Ken yin nu ken yene le?Is this your firewood?
yene2HHvcause bamboo to dry by cutting and allowing to drykeeyeneyeneyen'yiyen'yìyen'yɛɛ
yene3yeneHHproyour; second person plural possessive pronoun, class 9/10Mwɛɛm mvunciim nu can yene le.Everything is in your hands.
yene4LHvopenWvú nu ɛ yene can ɛ̂ bonyii.He was generous with people.keeyeneyeneyen'yiyen'yìyen'yɛɛtɛnɛ, ŋɛm
yene canLH mlidgenerous or liberal in giving; literally "open hands"Wvú nu ɛ yene can ɛ̂ bonyii.He is generous with people.ken'yiimɛn
yeŋyéŋM.Hn9/10upper leg, thigh or lapkeke
yese1HHyesenproour; first person plural possessive pronoun, class 4Yin nu ken yesen.These are our sticks of firewood.
yese2LHvbecome brightƐkfuŋ nu ɛ yese ɛbɛn.There is bright weather today.Wvú nu ɛ lɛɛtɛn ɛ yese.He has recovered and has brightened.keeyeseyeseyeeseyeesèyesɛɛyuuyɛn
yesen1HHprotheir; third person plural possessive pronoun, class 4
yesen2yesenLL.HHprotheir; third person plural possessive pronoun, class 9/10
yew1Mvask a rhetorical question about a missing thingkeeyewyewɛyeekeyeekèyewɛɛ
yew2yéwlm.Mn9/101house2family in the extended sense, which includes family members beyond the compoundƐ Waante koo mvunyiim mvù to nu yew mvunciim dɛɛ die.And Waante caught all the birds in the house, cooked, and ate them.
yew balan9/101government headquarters2infrastructure
yew bifuun9/10health centre or hospital; a place where medicines are administered
yew bonyii bo ghane len9/10hotel or lodging place for travellers
yew bonyii bo nci len9/10gendarmerie
yew boŋwaʼn9/10library or place where books for public use are stored and kept
yew boom bò bo ŋkfu lɛn9/10orphanage or place where children without parents are cared for