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jaacfbʋ̀gɛ̀v1to marryMʋ jaa haala.Go and marry.2to pick (vegetables)Mʋ jaa dɩsɩŋ.Go and pick vegetables.1.5Plant3to gather (firewood)Mɩ jaŋ mʋ jaa daasɩŋ.I will go and gather firewood.1.5Plant
jaaban, horse1.6.1.1Mammal
jaagɛvto stretch out one's hands
jaaŋyoexclwell done!
jaaracfloruŋn, (Hs.) discount, dash
jaarɩŋcfbʋbʋɔŋ kɩaahajaarɩ kɩaan, 1marriage2dowry, bride price
jaasɛcfmɩsɛvto scatter, sow, broadcastBa dɩa jaasɛ mɩaa ta.They sowed the millet yesterday.
jaban, (Hs.) man's long gown
jabalɩŋtown or city
jabien, 1colt (young horse)2village
jachigiŋn, quarter, section of a town, compound clan
jafalɩŋn, new settlement
jafɩɩrɩŋn, yellow fever2.5Health2.5.2Disease
jagagaadv.hard to break, elastic (e.g. stringy meat)Nammɩa la ŋaa jagaga nɛ.The meat is tough.
jagɛvto be lean, thin, sicklyHaal la ka wɩɩlʋ nɛ a kala jagɛ.The woman is sick and very thin.
jagɛgɛnaaŋn, a medicinal plant1.5Plant2.5Health2.5.7.3Medicinal plants
jagɩmulocfjantɩratuutuun, prostitute
jagɩsɛcfchɩgɩsɛjigisiv1to shake a tree (e.g. for fruit)Mʋ jagɩsɛ babɩlaa.Go and shake the sheafruits down.2to shrink
jalvto be big, large, wide, broadYɛrɛ mɩ gɛrɩ la dʋʋ jal.Make a big dress for me.
-jalɩŋ-adjsfxbig, largedɩɩjalɩŋbig house
jallɛvto enlargeKɛŋ gaarɩŋ la jallɛEnlarge the garden.
jaman, sesame1.5Plant
jamaan, (Hs) crowd{Ha}
jambaaadv.not specificŊ yie bʋl wɩɩla jambaa nɛ.You are not specific in what you said.
jambalɩŋn, section of a village (not one's own)