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gain by skill or abilitydʋa2vto earn, gain by skill or ability,Baluo fɩɛsɛ sɩɩŋ nɛ dɩ ʋ dʋa kɩaa.Baluo is working very hard to get rich.6.8.2.7Earn
gambler-yuoro 2rtgambler, player of a gamekpɛyuorogambler4.2.6.1Game
gamblingkpɛɛŋ 1ngambling
gambling gamechɛchɛngambling game4.2.6.4Gambling
gamegbielengame, play, amusementbieengame4.2.6.1Game
game of hide and seekpuopuonhide-and-seek4.2.7Play, fun
gardengaarɩŋn(Eng.) garden5Daily life6.2Agriculture
garden eggkelimiŋngarden egg1.5.5Parts of a plantgbɛrɩmɩŋneggplant1.5Plant
garglekpʋrɛ 2vto gargleƲ yiikoro hɩla nɛ, ʋ kpʋrɛ daalusuŋ.His throat was dry, so he gargled with medicine.2.2Body functions
garmentgɛrɩŋ/gɛrʋngarment, cloth, material, fabric, shirt, dress
gateboiŋ niitɔlɔndoor, gate6.5.2.4Doorboiŋ/boiŋ niiŋnentrance, door6.5.2.4Door
gatherkuri 2vto gather, heap up, to fold-upDuonuŋ jaŋ nɩɩ, má kuri mɩa la hɛ dɔŋɔ lɛ.It is going to rain, gather up the millet.gbaa 1vto gather, heap up sth.Gbaa yaŋ la hɛ dɔŋɔ.Gather the grass together in heaps.6.2.1Growing cropshilimivto gather, assemble, meetKʋhɩasɩ la kʋ hilimi dɩ ba kpaarɛ vʋɩŋ nɛ.The elders gathered together to sacrifice to the fetish.gbaarɛvto meet, gatherLa gbaara dii.We gathered to eat.
gather courage (fig)feŋ niiŋ 2idto gather courageBa pʋ tɩntɩŋŋaa nɛ, ʋ feŋ niiŋ aŋ dɛrɛ ba kala.They gave him work, he gathered courage and finished it all.
gather togetherpʋɔlɛvto move togetherNɩaa pʋɔla kʋkɔ yɔbɔ dʋgʋgʋ.Many people were coming to the market together.
gather up for disposalhiesivto gather up for disposalHiesi yaŋ la mʋ ta.Clear up the grass and throw it away.
gathering (of people)hilimiŋngathering (of people), meeting
Gathering of peoplepulo 1ngathering of people
gen.termsɔɔŋ 1nthorn, gen. term1.5.5Parts of a plant
genettʋɔlʋŋngenet, bush cat1.6.1.1Mammal
gentlechɩm chɩmadj/advquietly, gentlyƲ hɔŋ chɩm nɛ.He sat quietly.9.2.1Adjectives
gentlychɩm chɩmadj/advquietly, gentlyƲ hɔŋ chɩm nɛ.He sat quietly.9.2.1Adjectivessɔm sɔmadv.slowly, gentlyFɩɛla vɛŋ sɔm sɔm.Walk slowly and carefully.4.3Behavior
germinatenyʋ̀vto germinateMá leŋ dɩ mɩaa nyʋ.Let the millet germinate.
germinate (groundnutsyieri 2vgerminate (groundnuts, beans)Jisii la kala yiere nɛ.The groundnut have all germinated.
germinate)yieri 2vgerminate (groundnuts, beans)Jisii la kala yiere nɛ.The groundnut have all germinated.
gesticulatejiegi 2vto gesticulate