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aconjunctionandNambagɩla nɛ sie a mʋ gɩrɩŋ.The hunter got up and went to the bush.
a chɩŋcfa lɩɩa yie suomiquantitativesinceA chɩŋ chʋchʋɔŋ kala mɩ ha bɩ kɩaa die.Since morning I have not eaten anything.a chɩŋ ... kaa kɔfrom ... untilA chɩŋ chʋchʋɔŋ kaa kɔ mɩ ha bɩ lɩɩŋ nyʋa.From morning until now I have not drunk any water.
a chɩŋ ... nɩsɩŋ lɛquantitativeright from ...A chɩŋ Kanton nɩsɩŋ lɛ a kaa kɔ jɩnɩŋ Sɩsaa tinteeŋ sɩma.From the time of (chief) Kanton up to now it is well with the Sisaala land.
a chɩŋ... kaa kɔfrom...until
a lɩɩcfa chɩŋa yie suomiquantitative1sincea lɩɩ chʋchʋɔŋ a kaa mʋ dɩdaanɩŋfrom morning to evening2from ... onwardsA lɩɩ jɩnɩŋ a kaa mʋ mɩ bɩra bɩ jaŋ gaa.From today on I will not steal any more.
a mʋ tɩgɛ ... lɛconjunction phraseconcerning, aboutƲ magɛ namaga a mʋ tɩgɛ baal la sɩ mʋ Kʋmasɩ lɛ.He told a proverb about the man who went to Kumasi.Vɛŋ lɩma a mʋ tɩgɛ nɩalɩŋ lɛ.Go quickly so that you can catch up with the others.
a yie suomicfa chɩŋa lɩɩquantitativesinceA yie suomi dɩa mɩ bɩ sɩgaarɛ nyʋa.Since yesterday I have not had a cigarette.
aaprtand, continuous
-aan sxsfxplural ending
aamɩŋnbush-buck
aarɩŋngrass-cutter, cane rat
abɛ tɩan(Twi) oil palm, date palm
abɩrɩbɛn(Twi) pineapple
adʋanshort funeral prayer of Muslims
afurumona kind of magical power
agbadanrobe, mostly worn by Muslims
agɩsɩŋcfpɩɩŋnyam
ahɩrɩan(Twi) sugar-cane
exclamationno
akarɩmanofficial player of the talking drums
akurokuexclamationoh, what a wonder!
Alaamisin(Hs.) Thursday
alabarɩkaexclamationplease reduce/increase the price (used in bargaining)
alabasanonion
alambarɩkan(Hs) veil