Sisaala - English
fàlong ago, formerlyBaal kʋbala nɛ fa hɛ nɩmɛ.Once there was a man.
fáto runBatɔŋ fá mʋ dɩa.Batong ran home.
fá ...bunsoto sympathize with, to express sympathyLa kɔ dɩ la fá ŋ bunso nɛ.We have come to sympathize with you.
fa jaŋwould, used in second part of a conditionDɩ mɩ nɛ kɛŋ moribiee, mɩ fa jaŋ mʋ Kʋmasɩ.If I had money, I would go to Kumasi.
fa jɩmahad I knownFa jɩma bɩ jaŋ kɛnɛ.Had I known is always at last.
fá... sɩɩŋto show respect Fá nɩalɩŋ sɩɩŋ.Show respect to the people.
fàa cfhu1to hide, concealJoŋ moribie la faa godo bʋbʋɔŋ.Hide the money under the bed.2to bury a corpseid. Ba joŋ baal la faa nɛ.They have buried the man.
fàafàa1a long time agoFaafaa kala nɛ mɩ kɔ.I came long time ago.2formerly
faagaacflɛgɛsɩpaaŋ1female sexual organ2in between the thighs
faagɛa maize plant that does not produce fruit Kuorimɩa la faaga nɛ.The maize plants have not produced fruit.
-faalɩŋhidden, in secretdɩfaalɩŋhiding placewʋfaalɩŋsecret matter
faarɛ1to wrapKɛŋ pɩpaa la kaa faarɛ nammɩa la.Take the leaf and wrap the meat up.2to be tight (chest)Kese kɛmmɛ nɛ, mɩ sɛmbiee kala faarɛ.I have a cough, my chest feels tight.
faasato do intensely, forcefullyNyɩnyɛtɩɩna kiru, ʋ faasa fá.A madman chased him, he ran very fast.
fagɛ fagɛcfparatatawanana1very whiteGɛrɩ la ŋaa fagɛ fagɛ kɩŋkɛŋ.The cloth is very white.2very brightChɛnɛ pʋlla nɛ fagɛ fagɛ.The moon is very bright.
-falɩŋnew thing, fresh thingSuuhal-falɩŋFresh egg
fallɛto slap, to smack, to strike with the palm of the handƲ fallɛ mɩ chaŋkpaŋɩŋ lɛ nɛ.He slapped me on my cheek.
Farɩsɩ1Francophone country2French language
febelestomach (internal organ)
fehestomach (internal organ)
feŋto hem (cloth)Ba feŋ gɛrɩ la niiŋ nɛ.They have hemmed the cloth.