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Tampulma - English
ya1weYa wara suni wɛ.We don’t tell lies. ya fupto be quietYa i nɔɔ ti fup.Shut up!. ya gaafarato apologiseYa baal ti wa gaafara.tell sorry to the man. ya mu tutɔto please oneselfLaaboor ti ya mu tutɔu.The message pleases me. ya nii zɔŋto put water on the fireYa nii zɔŋ min din ni.Put the water on the fire for me. yaadi-saclothBakala yau yaadi falirɛ.Bakala has bought some new cloth. yaadi yoglicloth for saleYaadisa bar yogli nyɛn yawa ni.There is a place in the market for selling cloth. yagayaga-saflour sieveLa mali a la yau yagayaga a nyɛ min.Get money and buy me a four sieve. yauto buyYau wusizaam kalaŋ a nyɛ min.Buy a Muslim prayer mat for me. yau hɛchɛto buy river sandYau hɛchɛ a dau.Buy river sand and don’t use it immediately. yawayausamarketBorche kaalu di o la di yawa.Borche has gone to the market. yegsito shakeYegsi luri ti kaa zi nyɔ.Shake the medicine bottle before you drink it. yɛda tiinatimatrustworthy personYɛda tiina ya baal ti.The man is trustworthy. yɛrɛ sahaat what time?Yɛrɛ saharɛ i kaa wa barnɔ?At what time will you be coming here? yirto callYir baal ti a nyɛ min.Call the man to come here. yisasaltYa yisa a du disa ta ni.Put salt in the soup. yo1to throwKpa yo a ta.Throw it away. yo2yoosafightingBasig daŋni yoosa kinkannɛ.Basig likes fighting very much. yoglito sellAŋmɛniwa ii yogli i cheche ti?How much are you selling your bicycle for? yool-sa(type of) insectBichɛsa, ma taa zɔ yoollɛ.Children, do not play with the ‘yool’. yɔgsito be softTɛɛnɛ ti waa yɔgsi.The ground is not soft. yɔɔg suwaasisniigreen beadsYɔɔg suwaasinii taa gbaan weru.The green beads are also good. yɔɔgayɔɔgsabeadAkala kaali yawau di o la yau yɔɔgsa.Akala has gone to the market to buy beads. yɔriyɔribad lifeTaa ya yɔriyɔri.Don’t lead a bad life. ya2to doYɛrɛ i ya a zim chenani mu bambi du?How do you know what sort of person I am?