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gaavto stealGaara kʋ gaa mɩ kɩaa.The thief came and stole my things.
gaaaadjwide openƲ niiŋ gaaa.His mouth was wide open, not knowing what to say.
gaabun(Hs.) dried onion leaves
gaafaraexclamation(Hs.) sorry, excuse meGaafara.I am sorry.
gàará, gaarʋnthief
gaarɛvto scatter, spread, sow, sprinkleMɩ ŋaa hagɩla la a gaarɛ lee la.I got sand and scattered it around.
gàarɛ̀adv1(to eat) for the first time, or after a long intervalLaa pɩɩfalɩŋ deeŋ dii gaarɛ.Eat some of this first new yam of the season.2to unroll, unwind sth.
gaarɩ kʋanloot
gaarɩŋcflɩga/lɩgɩŋn(Eng.) garden
gaasɛvto initiateBa gaasɛ bile nɛ.The child has been initiated.
galɩkɩn(Eng.) garlic
galɩmɛcflɩɩlɛvto behave foolishlyBile vɩa ʋ naaŋ arɩ ʋ nyɩmma aŋ gɔllɔ gɩgalɩmɛ.The child disobeyed his mother and father and roamed acting like a fool.
gamancrown bird
gandaaranimpostor, person who pretends to be important
gbaacfhiesikuriv1to gather, heap up sth.Gbaa yaŋ la hɛ dɔŋɔ.Gather the grass together in heaps.2to make millet-mounds (farming)Ʋ gbaa parɩkpʋraa nɛ.He made millet-mounds.
gbaalanraised mound
gbaanɩŋnplant (gen. word) and its seed
gbaarɛcfhilimivto meet, gatherLa gbaara dii.We gathered to eat.
gbabiiŋnhockey
gbagaansaddle bags
gbak gbak gbakadvslowly (movement of tortoise or duck)Gʋlʋŋmʋlʋŋ bɩ wuo faasaa vɛŋ. Ʋ yie vɩvɛŋ gbak gbak gbak.The tortoise cannot move quickly. It always goes very slowly.
gbalɩamɩŋnfresh pod of bean
gbambiiŋnseed of calabash
gbampumuŋnunopened calabash
gbampʋlancalabash used for drinking water