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la1to go -La yir Anuha di oo wa barnɔ.Call Anuha to come here. laabakɔ(type of) yamLaabakɔ ya kpamnɛ a lɛm kinkan.The ‘laabako’ yam is very tasty. laal-sawarMa taa chem dɔŋa wa laal.Do not go to war with one another. laal porabattle fieldDevid funɛ la laal pora ti a la kpu Goliyaf.David went to the battle field and killed Goliath. laati-saelectric torchBanuha dɛ nyuksɛ o laati tiu a ta.Banuha lost his torch yesterday. lakoomi-sacamelLakoomi chiŋɛ Tika damtil ni.There is a camel standing in front of Tika’s house. lalaknɔnowLalaknɔ ya ha wa kpak diwe.We do not have any food now. landaani-saMuslim muezzinLandaani laa mɔɔli jiŋli.The muezzin announces the time for prayers. lanjima bar buksibuksɛarmy campBaa buksi lanjimasiwa ali Daboya ni.They are training soldiers at Daboya. leegi buudaha nito swingZimebe ti bugil ti daha aa leegi.A bird is swinging on the tree. leemu-saorangeO werwa nar di leemusa.it is good to eat oranges. leleŋhaleleŋsageckoLeleŋha nyɛn mu dama ti ni.A gecko lizard lives in my house. lɛlilɛlɛghost, ancestoral spiritLɛli ya naa siwɛɛ.The ‘leli’ is a spirit of the dead. lɛm dɔŋ nito be on good termsHaan ti awa o baal ti wa lɛm dɔŋ ni.The woman and her husband are not on good terms with each other. lɛsi-sa(small) basketAŋmɛnaa ya lɛsi ti?How much is the small basket? lɛtito pullTaa lɛti ŋmɛn ti.Don’t be pulling the rope. lɛulɛwafarm hutDu lɛu ali i ŋmaha ti ni.Put a hut on your farm. lɛu falinew farm hutMu kaa la du lɛu falir ɛ.I am going to make a new hut on the farm. lɛu niduuliniduulɛfarm hut makerLɛu niduuli nyɛn ya dama.There is someone at our house who makes farm huts. lɛwelɛwisaspoonLa mali a la yau lɛwe a wa nyɛ min.Get some money and go buy me a spoon. lilto swallowDuha lil zimi nii ti ni.A river python swallowed a chicken in the water. lil kpuglimto swallow greedilyTika kur lil kuu tiiu kpuglim.Tika just swallowed the tizert greedily. lil nantɔto hopeYaa lil nantɔu di ii zi wau.We hoped that you would come. lilathroatBasig lila laa wi.Basig has a sore throat. lilkpawor-alungKindɔŋ zu sel ti lilkpawor.Something entered the lung of the animal.