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I (emph. form of mi) mɩna pron. emph. I (emph. form of mi) I agree tɔ́ɔ̀ excl all right, I agree Tɔɔ, mɩ jaŋ kɔ. All right, I will come. 9.2 Part of speech if dɩ̀ 2 2 ptc ‘if’ used in first part of a condition Dɩ ŋ nɛ bɩ kɔ, mɩ dʋndʋŋa jaŋ mʋ. If you do not come, I will go alone. ignore laa bil sɛmɛ v phr to ignore, put aside Laa wɩɩ la bil sɛmɛ. Ignore the matter. bee kieli/bene kieli v phr neglect, ignore Ba bee kielu nɛ. He has been ignored. 220.127.116.11 Ignore joŋ harɩŋ yɩa id to ignore Ʋ joŋ harɩŋ yɩa wɩɩ la nɛ. He ignored the matter. 18.104.22.168 Ignore ill wɩɩlɛ v to be ill Ʋʋ wɩɩlɛ nɛ, ʋ bɩ tɩntɩŋŋaa wuo tɩŋ. He is ill and cannot do any work. 2.5 Health 2.5.1 Sick illegitimate child mɛŋgaabii/mɛŋgaabie n illegitimate child, bastard (used as insult) illiterate nyʋlɩma/nyʋlʋŋ 2 n illiterate id. Ʋ ŋaa nyʋlʋŋ nɛ. He is an illiterate. illumination pulo 2 n a powerful juju illustrate dagɛ 1 v to show, illustrate, describe Dagɛ baal la wombiiŋ dɩ ʋ mʋ. Show the man the way to go. 3.6.1 Show, explain image daaliimiŋ n shadow, image 22.214.171.124.1 Shadow Image (photo nagɩŋ/nagɩsɩŋ 4 n image (photo) imagine, to think about bee mʋ na v phr imagine, to think about... Bee mʋ na ŋɩɩ ŋ sɩ tɩma, ʋ zɔmɔɔ? Think about what you did, is it good? 126.96.36.199 Imagine imitate chɛbɛ (plus obj.) 2 v to ape, imitate Bile yie chɛbɛɛ ŋaa wɩaa nɛ. The child always apes everybody. chèsì (plus obj.) v to imitate, ape Mɩɩ chɛ mɩ chesiŋ nɛ. I want to imitate you. immediately pʋ́ʋrá mod v immediately Mɩ tʋʋsɛ bile nɛ, ʋ pʋʋra na baanɩŋ. When I insulted the child he lost his temper immediately. immigrant jʋjʋʋla n immigrant 2 Person immoral behaviour of a man towards sb.'s wife mʋɔraa n immoral behaviour of a man towards sb.'s wife immorality ŋmʋsʋŋ 1 n immorality, adultery Ʋ ŋaa ŋmʋsʋŋ nɛ. She committed adultery. impatience chinchelliŋ n impatience 4.3 Behavior wʋlɩmɩŋ 2 n excitement, impatience, anxiety 4.4.2 Trouble impatiently basa basa adv. (Twi) undisciplined, without thought, impatiently Ʋ bɩ basa basa ŋaa. He does not do things hurriedly. 4.3 Behavior impede sth. pugi v to hinder, impede sth. Ʋ pugi mɩ tɩntɩŋŋaa nɛ. He has hinder my work. important -fɩaŋ 2 -adj important thing/person nandɔnfɩaŋ best friend sɩɩfɩaŋ important thing 188.8.131.52 Important important matter -fɩaŋ 2 -adj important thing/person nandɔnfɩaŋ best friend sɩɩfɩaŋ important thing 184.108.40.206 Important important or powerful kuori v to become rich, important or powerful Baal la kuoro nɛ. The man has become rich.