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jackaljòlónjackal
jealousbieri 3vto be jealousid. U yaraa bieru nɛ.He is jealous.3.4.2.1.8Jealous
jeerhuurivto jeer, to make loud noiseƲ jʋʋ yɔbɔ a gaa kɩaa, ba huuri.When he was (caught) stealing in the market they jeered at him.Alipileŋ ka huuri nɛ wɩa nyuŋ.The aeroplane makes a loud noise in the sky.
jewellery)kpɩɛraan.plfinery (clothes, jewellery)
jointaasɛvto joinJoŋ ŋmɛsɩŋ balɩa a taasɛ dɔŋɔ lɛ.Take the two ropes and join them. 2.5Healthpɛ ... lɛ 1v phrto be with, join, accompany, help, assistPɛ mɩ lɛ la mʋ yɔbɔ.Accompany me to the market.
journeywombiiŋ 2njourney
joytʋɔtɔrʋŋnhappiness, joy3.4.1.2Happy
judgelaa jɩŋv phrto judge, to arbitrateLa kɛŋ wɩɩ nɛ kɔ ŋ teeŋ dɩ ŋ laa jɩma pɩla.We brought the matter before you so that you judge for us.
juiceyomuŋ 1njuice5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit
jujuvʋɩŋnshrine, fetish, juju4.9.8.1Idol
juju-medicine (to strike sb.)chɔmɔ 1njuju-medicine (to strike sb.)2.5.3.2Poison
jumpfʋlvto jump, leap, bounce, splashŊŋ nɛ joŋ tabɩɩŋ a yuo hɛ lɩɩŋ tʋɔŋ, lɩɩ la jaŋ sii fʋl.If you throw a stone into the water it will splash up.
jump down and land squarelychigisivjump down and land squarelyƲ lɩɩ teebʋl la nyuŋ a chigisi tinteeŋ.He jumped off the table to the ground.
junction (of roads)dɩpɛrɩgɩŋnjunction (of roads)
jungletɩɩlugunuŋnjungle, forest area1.2.1.6Forest, grassland, desert
junior (in names)-bie 2rtyoung, junior (in names)tɩɩbiesmall treebiibiesmall child
junior wifeketiiŋ 2njunior wife
jutebɔɔŋnhemp, jute1.5Plant