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yamŋmanyuŋn, yam species1.5Plantpɩɩŋn, yam (gen. term)1.5Plantagɩsɩŋn, yam1.5.5Parts of a plant
yam fieldyaŋ 2n, bush, backwoods, field, yam fieldBa kiri gaara, ʋ fá jʋʋ yaŋ tʋɔŋ.They chased a thief and he ran into the bush.6.2.9Farmland
yam- or millet-heappɩnyɩlɩŋ 2n, yam or millet mound1.5Plant
yam specieslarɩbakɔn, a yam species1.5Plant
yam-heappɩɩŋn, yam (gen. term)1.5Plant
yawnhemisivto yawnDoŋ nɛ kɛmmɛ mɩ hihemisi.I am sleepy and therefore yawning.
yawskajɩgɩnaŋkpʋlʋŋn, smallpox, yaws2.5Health
yearjɩnan, year
yellowsumunuŋ 2n, yellow
yellow feverjafɩɩrɩŋn, yellow fever2.5Health2.5.2Disease
yellow powder of the dawa-dawa podsumunuŋ 1n, yellow powder of the dawa-dawa pod5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit
yesooexclyes
yesterday (also dɩa)dɩamɩŋqnt.yesterdayƲ kɔ dɩamɩŋ.He came yesterday.8.4.1.2.2Yesterday, today, tomorrow
yesterday (form of dɩamɩŋ)dɩ̀àqnt.yesterday (form of dɩamɩŋ)Ʋ dɩa mʋ Tamalɩ.He went to Tamale yesterday.8.4.1.2.2Yesterday, today, tomorrow
yethaptcstill, yetƲ ha hɛ nɩmɛ.He is still there.
youŋpronyou, your (sg.)ma 2pronyou, your pl.Ma nɩaa baŋmɛɛ nɛ?How many people are you?
you (pl.manapron. emph.you (pl., emph. form of ma)
you (sg. emph. form of ŋ)nnapron. emph.you (sg. emph. form of ŋ)
young-bie 2-adjyoung, junior tɩɩbiesmall treebiibiesmall child
young female animal-keeŋ-adjyoung female animalbʋkeeŋyoung she-goat
young male animal without horns-gurumo-adjyoung male animal without hornspiegurumohe-lamb
young manbapʋɔsʋŋn, young man2Person
young musiciangɔgʋbien, apprentice, young musician
young womanhatolon, young woman
younger brotherŋaanan, younger brother, younger sister, cousin2Person
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