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daadvat all, used in neg. emph. clauses onlyMɩ bɩ jaŋ mʋ Kʋmasɩ da.I will not go to Kumasi at all.
daav1to take care of, look afterLa faa daa nɛsɩŋ nɛ.We were shepherding the cattle.2to stalkNaachigiŋ daa bagɩl la.The lion was stalking the antelope.
daachaganforked stick
daachaŋɩŋnchewing stick
daadoluŋna bar of wood, log
daagɛv1to spreadNyiniŋ jaŋ daagɛ ʋ baga.The fire will spread to his farm.2to involveYuosi la daagɛ bile arɩ ʋ naaŋ kala.The quarrel involved both the child and his mother.Sunnuŋ daagɛ ʋ ma nɛ.Poverty has stricken him also.3to infect (a disease)Ŋ wuri la daagɛmɛ nɛ.I caught your cold.
daagɛsɛncross, crossed sticks
daajaalɩŋnplace where firewood is found
daakɛnnɛnsomebody who leads a blind person
daaliimiŋnshadow, image
daalinenshrine(pot with medicine with another pot on top upside down)
daalɩɛrɩdaaŋntwin figurecarved in memorial of one or both twins who did not survive infancy
daalɩɛrɩŋ1n.sg.twins, a pair2nmatching objects
daalumpupoiŋnmedicine-pot, shrine (without medicine)
daaluŋŋaaracfdaalusuŋ tɩɩnanmedicine man, herbalist
daalusuŋnmedicine
daalusuŋ tɩɩnacfdaaluŋŋaaranmedicine man, herbalist
daamɛcfwalɩmɛv(Hs.) to trouble, bother, pesterPʋpɔ dɩ ŋ sɩ́ nɩalɩŋ daamʋ.See that you do not trouble the people.
daamɩɩŋnlong strong stick used as rafters
daanyaŋgalɩŋnstick with many branches
daanyʋɔsʋŋn.sg.favour, grace, help
daaŋn1wood, stick, beam2handle
daaŋ chɛpɛɛlɩŋnday before a big celebration, eve
daapalɩhɔnnɔna woman who during a funeral sits by and tends the representation
daapalɩŋnplace where the corpse or “guŋguŋ” is put during a funeral