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yaaexclpleaseYaa jʋʋ ŋaa lɩɩŋ kɔ.Please, go and get some water.
yaaŋcfyíeptchabituallyMá yaaŋ sɩ́ daha jʋʋ.Do not keep coming here.4.3Behavior
yàaràptcto be good, to be better Ba nɛ fa yaara joŋ nʋʋ la a yallɛ ʋ nɛ kpɩa.They would have done better to sell the oil.8.3.7.2Better
yàarɛ̀vto be dull, stupid, sillyBile yaara nɛ.The child is silly.3.2.1.4Stupid
-yaarɩŋ-adjsfxdull, stupid, foolish, sillypieyaaraastupid sheep3.2.1.4Stupid
-yaayaacf-fuolo-pɛɩ-adjsfxuseless, worthless, poor qualitygɛrɩyaayaashirt of poor quality6.1.2.2.2Useless
yadiisʋɔnan, kind of small grass1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
yafʋʋlʋŋn, 11. seed-head of grass22. wheat1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
yagɛv1to throw and hit, splash out sth. and hitƲ yagɛmɛ arɩ tabɩɩŋ.He stoned me.7.3.1.1Throw2to play a finger bellƲ yagɛ kpala.He played a finger bell.3to lock a doorŊ yagɛ mɩ boiŋ niiŋ nɛɛ?Did you lock my door?4to have sexNʋʋ haal nɛ ʋ yagɛ ba kɛŋ.He played sex with somebody's wife and they caught him.id. Wulumuŋ yaga nɛ.It is hot season.
yagɩsɛvto get fewerPiedaara bɩ piesee ka beŋ woruŋ, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ ba kala yagɩsɛ.The shepherd is not taking good care of the sheep, that is why there are only a few left.
yakʋɔŋgrassland1.2.1.6Forest, grassland, desert
yalacftuloadv.wrong side, wrong waySɩ́ kɛŋ gɛrɩ la pilimi yala.Do not wear your cloth inside out.8.3.7.7.1Wrong, unsuitable
yalɩbɛvto be diseased Tɩa la yalɩba nɛ.The tree is diseased.2.5Health
yalɩŋn, sale, selling price6.8.4.3Price
yallɛv1to sellMɩ jaŋ yallɛ nammɩa.I am going to sell meat.6.8.4.2Sell2to betrayƲ jommi yallɛ nɛ.He betrayed me.4.8.2.7Betray
yaŋcfbagagɩrɩŋn, 1grass, hay1.5.3Grass, herb, vine2bush, backwoods, field, yam fieldBa kiri gaara, ʋ fá jʋʋ yaŋ tʋɔŋ.They chased a thief and he ran into the bush.6.2.9Farmland
yaŋ daalusuŋn, weedicide1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
yaraan, bodyƲ yaraa ka tɩsɛ nɛ.His body is itching.2.1Body
yarɩbieriŋidjealousy, envyHaal la kɛŋ yarɩbieriŋ.The woman has jealousy3.4.2.1.8Jealous
yarɩbireen, nakedness2.1Body
yarɩdan, 1(Hs.) agreement3.4.1.5Confident2confidence3faith, belief
yarɩfɩɛlaa1n, health (good)2.5Health2idpeace2Person