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paVerbto collect, to gatherPa zimi pusa taa ali dooni -.Collect the chicken feathers from there.
pa bunaVerbto collect loadsNyɛ loori ti pa buni ta.Let the lorry collect the loads.
pa choonaVerbto collect shea nutsAtika nyɛn sal ni aa pa choona.Atika is in the compound gathering together her shea nuts.Basig pa o niŋmɛna a du napaak niu.Basig has collected his maize and put it in his storeroom.
pa dauVerbto storePa kpaka ta a dau dɛɛni.Store the yams in the room.
paadir-saNoun(bicycle) pedalCheche ti paadirsa wa wer.The bicycles pedals are not in good shape.
paam-saNounliverPaam la suŋi chɛl o koti aa tum.The liver helps the blood to work.
paanNounangerI funɛ na paan a du min ni.You were angry with me.
paan tiinatimaNounangry personPaan tiina ya baal ti.The man is hot tempered.
paari-saNounpaperLa yau paari wa nyɛ min.Go and buy some paper and bring it to me.
paasi1Verbto peelPaasi kpam a zɔŋ din ni.Peel the yam and cook it.
paasi2Verbto weedI du niŋmɛna a peti, paasi a tuha.When you’ve finished planting the corn, weed it.
pal wilimVerbto sweatBe ti bara pal wilim.The child is sweating.
papagripapagrɛNoun(type of) yamPapagri waa ki tuk kapala yuu saha.You cannot make fufu with the ‘papagri’ during the wet season.
papaha-saNoungiftO kpak wii zima papahau.He has the gift of knowledge.
papu sɔn-aNoun(fresh) leafŊmɛn kodu paputa sɔna a nyɛ min.Cut some fresh banana leaves for.
parVerbto farm, to weedNyɛ min saanpar mu par mu zaamun nɔ.Give me a hoe to weed round my house.
par kɔpɛŋaVerbto clear the farmYa ha wa piili kɔpɛŋa.We have not yet started clearing the farm for planting.
par naVerbto yield crops wellAkala par nau.Akala’s farm produced plenty.
par zen-eNoun(big) hoe (used for making mud blocks).La mali a la yau par zen a nyɛ min mu ya tɛ.Get some money and buy me a big hoe.
pari saha-saNounfarming seasonPari saha ha wa tel.It is not yet time for farming.
pe faariNounweatherZinan kpak pefaari weriu.It’s nice weather today.
pe numNoun(hot) airPe num nyɛnɛɛ zinan.The weather is hot today.
pe sɔɔniNoun(cool) airZinan kpak pe sɔɔniu.The weather is cool today.
peha sahaNounharmattan timePeha saha nɛɛnɛ.This is harmattan time.
pelelepeleesaNounlidYau peleesa a nyɛ min.Buy me some lids.