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jaacfbʋ̀gɛ̀v1to marryMʋ jaa haala.Go and marry.2to pick (vegetables)Mʋ jaa dɩsɩŋ.Go and pick vegtables.3to gather (firewood)Mɩ jaŋ mʋ jaa daasɩŋ.I will go and gather firewood.
jaabanhorse
jaagɛvto stretch out one's hands
jaaŋyoexclamationwell done!
jaaracfloruŋn(Hs.) discount, dash
jaarɩŋcfbʋbʋɔŋ kɩaahajaarɩ kɩaan1marriage2dowry, bride price
jaasɛcfmɩsɛvto scatter, sow, broadcastBa dɩa jaasɛ mɩaa ta.They sowed the millet yesterday.
jaban(Hs.) man's long gown
jabalɩŋtown or city
jabien1colt (young horse)2village
jachigiŋnquarter, section of a town, compound clan
jafalɩŋnnew settlement
jafɩɩrɩŋnyellow fever
jagagaadvhard 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.
jagɛgɛnaaŋna medicinal plant
jagɩmulocfjantɩratuutuunprostitute
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.
jamansesame
jamaan(Hs) crowd
jambaaadvnot specificŊ yie bʋl wɩɩla jambaa nɛ.You are not specific in what you said.
jambalɩŋnsection of a village (not one's own)