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prtlong ago, formerlyBaal kʋbala nɛ fa hɛ nɩmɛ.Once there was a man.
vto runBatɔŋ fá mʋ dɩa.Batong ran home.
fá ...bunsov phrto sympathize with, to express sympathyLa kɔ dɩ la fá ŋ bunso nɛ.We have come to sympathize with you.
fa jaŋv phrwould, used in second part of a conditionDɩ mɩ nɛ kɛŋ moribiee, mɩ fa jaŋ mʋ Kʋmasɩ.If I had money, I would go to Kumasi.
fa jɩmaidiomhad I knownFa jɩma bɩ jaŋ kɛnɛ.Had I known is always at last.
fa nisusuŋidiomto sympathize with, to have pity on
fá... sɩɩŋidiomto show respect Fá nɩalɩŋ sɩɩŋ.Show respect to the people.
fàacfhuv1to hide, concealJoŋ moribie la faa godo bʋbʋɔŋ.Hide it money under the bed.2to bury a corpseid. Ba joŋ baal la faa nɛ.They have buried the man.
fàafàaquantitative1a long time agoFaafaa kala nɛ mɩ kɔ.I came long time ago.2formerly
fàafàalánpeople of old
faagaacflɛgɛmɛnɩŋsɩpaaŋn1female sexual organ2in between the thighs
faagɛva maize plant that does not produce fruit Kuorimɩa la faaga nɛ.The maize plants have not produced fruit.
-faalɩŋ-adjsfxhidden, in secretdɩfaalɩŋhiding placewʋfaalɩŋsecret matter
faarɛv1to wrapKɛŋ pɩpaa la kaa faarɛ nammɩa la.Take the leaf and wrap the meat up.2to be tight (chest)Kese kɛmmɛ nɛ, mɩ sɛmbiee kala faarɛ.I have a cough, my chest feels tight.
faasamod vto do intensely, forcefullyNyɩnyɛtɩɩna kiru, ʋ faasa fá.A madman chased him, he ran very fast.
fagɛ fagɛcfparatatawananaadv1very whiteGɛrɩ la ŋaa fagɛ fagɛ kɩŋkɛŋ.The cloth is very white.2very brightChɛnɛ pʋlla nɛ fagɛ fagɛ.The moon is very bright.
-falɩŋ-adjsfxnew thing, fresh thingSuuhal-falɩŋFresh egg
fallɛvto slap, to smack, to strike with the palm of the handƲ fallɛ mɩ chaŋkpaŋɩŋ lɛ nɛ.He slapped me on my cheek.
Farɩsɩn1Francophone country2French language
fawʋllʋncoward
fawʋllʋŋnfear
febelenstomach (internal organ)
fehenstomach (internal organ)
fehe tɩɩnaglutton
feŋvto hem (cloth)Ba feŋ gɛrɩ la niiŋ nɛ.They have hemmed the cloth.