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Tampulma - English
amani-sa(type of) fishAmani ya nyine a chi amani dɛgpulim.The ‘amani’ fish is like the ‘degpulim’ one.
anaasifourBa fun kpa ŋmɛnsa a vɔti amaŋka ti lugsaa anaasi.They took ropes and tied them to the four corners of the stretcher.
ani-sa(type of) treeAni ya bugillɛ baa di o nɔna.The Ani tree produces edible fruit.
aniita –goldSalma sɔn ya aniita ali Tampulima ni.Gold is traditionally known as ́niita’ in the Tampulma language.
anna –maybe, perhapsAnna bisi taa nyɛn dama niu.Perhaps the children are in the house.
anɔɔrasixNyuchiksi ta wa tel anɔɔra.There are not even six hats here.
anɔpɛsevenBasig dam fali ti wa tel dɛɛna anɔpɛ.Basig’s new house doesn’t even have seven rooms.
anɔpɛ tiina (tima)seventhBuna anɔpɛ tiina chen.That is the seventh load.
antereafternoon greetingAntere.Good afternoon.
antiwho?Anti nyɛn dɛ ti ni?Who is in the room?
anyuunfiveBatɔmi dam ti wa tel dɛɛna anyuun.Batomi’s house doesn’t even have five rooms.
anyuun tiina (tima)fifthAnuha funɛ sak anyuun tiina ali ba dɛ ti ni.Anuha was fifth in her class.
anzunfasilverBa kpa salma awa anzunfa a naami un.They made it with gold and silver.
aŋkɔra-sa45 gallon steel drumAnti aŋkɔra nɛɛnɛ?Whose steel drum is this?
aŋmɛnahow much?Aŋmɛnwa ya kpam ta?How much are the yams?
arto sewAr mu tuntɔla nɔ a nyɛ min.Sew these shorts of mine for me.
arisewingTagta ti ari weru.The sewing of the shirt has been well done.
ariŋaariŋsacanoeAriŋa nyɛn Yaaji mɔɔg ti ni.A canoe is based on the big river at Yeji.
asipti-sahospitalBasig tum asipti nɛɛ.Basig works at the hospital.
atorathreeKpama atora chɔ chen.There are three yams lying here.
awule(small) fishing netBatɔmi awule kpak nyinire.Batomi’s small net has caught a fish.
Awuna-saKasena personAwunasa nyɛn Navrrongo buri ti nɛɛ.The Kasena people live in the Navrongo area.
ayoyo(type of) vegetableAyoyo disa lɛmu.Ayoyo soup tastes nice.