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bad2n.(a) To take the bad with the good: die a beu ning a sung jaa. (b) To go to the bad: leu laang; jagi; saang; we (c) To the bad: ‘le; kpe sani.I am 2000 cedis to the badn kpeye sani buorihi ‘pie.bad temperedadj.(ang tari) ‘suuri.
bad1adj.1(a) beu; ba suma/viela; jaga; laanii; saang.It is bad to steal‘nanyigiri ba suma/iye yelibeu.He leads a bad lifeninglaanii la; u yeli-irihi ba suma/viela.(b) bad meatnengpuonii; (of food)to go badpuong/saang.bad shotngmi/teu nyehi/nyihi; ‘turi.to be bad atta bang yeli iibu(unfortunate) To be in a bad way‘bi saambung.To come to a bad endwe; ta baahi/’yi sung.From bad to worsedari, maaling saang yaga2(a) (wicked) bad mandau beu/laanii/jaga.Don’t call people bad namesta saana niba ‘yoe.He’s a bad lotning beu/jaga la.(b) (unpleasant); bad news‘duohi beu/yelisaama.To be on bad terms with somebody(Nie) ning nie ang ba numa.That’s too bad!Bila ba suma fiing jaa!(c) bad accident‘sabagu-beu(d) (fig) (ill). She is very bad todayu ba ‘so u minga/u ba tari laangfie ‘jine.She has a bad fingerU ‘nubiri ba sagira.my bad legn gbebaala.badlyadv.ta i a iibu.badnessn.beulung; saambu; (of pers) jagii; laambu.
badgen.1bung-innaa, (tani/’kurihuu) ang ‘wuno vuori nie ang ‘be2‘bigihee.
badger1n.‘dungo kanga ang ‘tuuro bogiri a tari gbee anaahi.
badger2v.dangina (nie), ira laara.
bafflev.1(a’wo yeli) ye; legi2i ka nuori maa; i ka nie ‘buging.
bag1n.kori; buora; wuo. Travelling bag: ‘ji-gaa/so‘cheng kori. To pack bag and baggage: (a’wo nie bang yeli ka u ‘yi ‘jieng) di u kori/wuo; di u ‘tuobu/buunhu gaa. Pack one’s bags: ‘le nie ‘tuobu/kaaya.
bag2v.1ing buorang bii buorihing, koring etc.2(of sportsmen) (a’wo moyuoriba) ku; nyogi.They bagged nothingba ba ku bung jaa.3(hang loosely), ‘luri.
baggagen.‘tuobu; kaayaa (sori ‘chembu).
baggyadj.‘luri; trousers baggy at the knees‘kuri-lani.
bagpipen.biengkoni (kanga buurii).
bail2v.1To bail somebody. outyeudie/’ihi nie pogibu ‘deung2To bail out the waterka kuong (ang kpe ‘gbori) bahi.
bail1n.jari pogira yeudiebu ‘libie.
bailiffn.1sari‘dire ang sungina ningkpong2‘yi-daang dau sungina.
bait1n.1siimaa bang di beri jima2bung bang di beri nie bii bung a na nyogi.
bait2v.1beri, di siimaa berining (a’wo jim’piing); ‘nyelihi2‘ku yohu siimaa (feed a horse)3di baa ‘vugiho ning ‘dungo4yela nie natari yela (with remark).
baizen.tangkpagu (a’wo ‘kuntung) bang mang di yari pogi ‘gbori (teebuli) ‘ju.
bakev.se; nyuong (like pots). (fig)we are baking in the heatTi nyuonang a tuluu ‘puong.
bakern.paanuu/bungsiera; bungnyuona.
bakeryn.bung se’jie (paanuu se’jie).
balance2n.1bung maahaa. be/hang in the balance: (yeli) nang ba tari ‘nimbiri; nang ba bang u yeliminga. Keep one’s balance: ahi ‘tori/’dendenge2(of money) sani chelii ang jeng.balanced dietsiimaa ang suma a tari buunhu ni inggbani ang hiena ni jaa.
balance1v.1(a question etc, ‘awo jugihibu, yeli) chagi/tiehuu nye; (object, plans etc) compare, (buunhu, yela) di maahi taa2(person, something) put in balance(nie, bung) maali ahi ‘tori, kpiengaa, ‘po3To balance the budgetveng ka sama ning tona sigihi taa.
balconyn.balikoni; ‘sonkonso ‘ju varinda‘bile.
baldadj.(nie ‘ju ang) kpali; (‘dungo, inga jaa) kpali; (of birds, a’wo ‘nobilii ang i) ‘kpongkpolibald headn.‘ju-kpaliha.baldnessn.kpalibu.
bale3v.To bale out‘luri bung egi ‘yi a’loopelee ‘puong ‘sigi ‘tenge.balefuladj.(ang i) beu; (ang) ba suma; (ang) tari dabieng.