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daadv.at all, used in neg. emph. clauses onlyMɩ bɩ jaŋ mʋ Kʋmasɩ da.I will not go to Kumasi at all.
daav1to take care of, look afterLa faa daa nɛsɩŋ nɛ.We were shepherding the cattle.2to stalkNaachigiŋ daa bagɩl la.The lion was stalking the antelope.
daachagan, forked stick
daachaŋɩŋn, chewing stick
daadoluŋn, a bar of wood, log
daagɛv1to spreadNyiniŋ jaŋ daagɛ ʋ baga.The fire will spread to his farm.2to involveYuosi la daagɛ bile arɩ ʋ naaŋ kala.The quarrel involved both the child and his mother.Sunnuŋ daagɛ ʋ ma nɛ.Poverty has stricken him also.3to get infected (a disease)Ŋ wuri la daagɛmɛ nɛ.I caught your cold.
daagɛsɛn, cross, crossed sticks
daajaalɩŋn, place where firewood is found
daakɛnnɛn, somebody who leads a blind person
daaliimiŋn, shadow, image
daalinen, shrine(pot with medicine with another pot on top upside down)
daalɩɛrɩdaaŋn, twin figurecarved in memorial of one or both twins who did not survive infancy
daalɩɛrɩŋ1n.sg.twins, a pair2n, matching objects
daalumpupoiŋn, medicine-pot, shrine (without medicine)
daaluŋŋaaracfdaalusuŋ tɩɩnan, medicine man, herbalist
daalusuŋn, medicine
daalusuŋ tɩɩnacfdaaluŋŋaaran, medicine man, herbalist
daamɛcfwalɩmɛv(Hs.) to trouble, bother, pesterPʋpɔ dɩ ŋ sɩ́ nɩalɩŋ daamʋ.See that you do not trouble the people.
daamɩɩŋn, long strong stick used as rafters
daanyaŋgalɩŋn, stick with many branches
daanyʋɔsʋŋn.sg.favour, grace, help
daaŋn, 1wood, stick, beam2handle
daaŋ chɛpɛɛlɩŋn, day before a big celebration, eve
daapalɩhɔnnɔn, a woman who during a funeral sits by and tends the representation
daapalɩŋn, place where the corpse or “guŋguŋ” is put during a funeral