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yamŋmanyuŋnyam species1.5Plantpɩɩŋnyam (gen term)pɩɩtiliŋ/pɩɩtileeslice of unpeeled cooked yam1.5Plantagɩsɩŋnyam1.5.5Parts of a plant
yam fieldyaŋ 2nbush, 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 2nyam or millet mound1.5Plant
yam specieslarɩbakɔna yam species1.5Plant
yam-heappɩɩŋnyam (gen term)pɩɩtiliŋ/pɩɩtileeslice of unpeeled cooked yam1.5Plant
yawnhemisivto yawnDoŋ nɛ kɛmmɛ mɩ hihemisi.I am sleepy and therefore yawning.
yawskajɩgɩnaŋkpʋlʋŋnsmallpox, yaws2.5Health
yearjɩnanyear
yellowsumunuŋ 2nyellow
yellow feverjafɩɩrɩŋnyellow fever2.5Health2.5.2Disease
yellow powder of the dawa-dawa podsumunuŋ 1nyellow powder of the dawa-dawa pod5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit
yesooexclyes
yesterday (also dɩa)dɩamɩŋtempyesterdayƲ kɔ dɩamɩŋ.He came yesterday.8.4.1.2.2Yesterday, today, tomorrow
yesterday (form of dɩamɩŋ)dɩ̀àtempyesterday (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.Ʋ ha bɩ kɔ.He has not yet come.
youŋpronyou, your (sg., cf. nna)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 2rtyoung, junior (in names)tɩɩbiesmall treebiibiesmall child
young female animal-keeŋrtyoung female animalbʋkeeŋyoung she-goatvakeeŋyoung female dog
young male animal without horns-gurumo-adjyoung male animal without hornspiegurumohe-lamb
young manbapʋɔsʋŋnyoung man2Person
young musiciangɔgʋbienapprentice, young musician
young womanhatolonyoung woman
younger brotherŋaananyounger brother, sister or cousin2Person
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