pa (pɩ if followed by an object)unspec. var.pɩ plus object-vto give; to do (sth. for sb.)Mɩ joŋ sɩa pɩ mɩ nandɔŋɔ.I gave my friend a knife.Lahadi nɛ yie dii aŋ ka pa Atanɩ.Sunday precedes Monday.Mɩ jaŋ tɩŋ tɩntɩŋŋaa pɩŋ.I will work for you.
pa dɩaidto greet sb. at his house, to go and render thanks to sb. at his houseƲ kɔ ʋ pɩmɛ dɩa.He came to greet me.
pàav1to collectPaa bukuba hɛ dɔŋɔ lɛ.Collect the books and put them together.2to plaitHaalaa paa nyuŋ nɛ.The women plaited their hair.
paa fɛrɛidto run after sb. or sth. quickly, to chase Ba paa fɛrɛ gaarʋ la harɩŋ.They chased the thief.
paa tʋɔrʋŋcftʋɔrʋŋid1revengeBa ŋmoo ʋ ŋaana nɛ ʋ mʋ paa tʋɔrʋŋ.They have beaten his junior brother and he revenged.2sacrifice in order to appease an idolƲ chei wɩɩ nɛ a pɩpaa tʋɔrʋŋ.He did something wrong and was appeasing the gods.
paaacfpapapaadv.(Twi) very muchƲ zɔmɔ paaa.It is extremely good.
paasɛv1to peelƲʋ paasɛ pɩaa nɛ.She is peeling the yams.2to scratchKʋŋ nɛ dɩmʋ, ʋʋ paasɛ ʋ yaraa.Something stung him so he scratched himself.3to sharpen (a pencil)Paasɛ pɛnsɩl.Sharpen the pencil.4to scrapePaasɛ pupoila woruŋ.Scrape the pot well.