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galigalíunspec. var.garin.gari; cassava porridgeGali gyi atogyihɛ ánɩ́ Nhuanfɔ bʋtekle mʋ́ asʋn.Gari is food that the Ewes like so much.5.2.1.2.2Pound in mortar and pestle5.2.3.4Prepared food
galikigalikiFrom:Enggarlicn.garlic6.2.1.2Growing roots5.2.3.3.3Spice
galɔngálɔ̃ʔpl.agalɔnFrom:Enggallonn.a gallon container; also used of the amount.8.2.5.1Big container, volume6.7.7Container
ganuganú pl.aganuFrom:Eweganun.canGanu amʋtɔ lawɩ nkandʋ. The inside of the can has rusted.8.2.5.1Big container, volume6.7.7Container
garigaríunspec. var. ofgaligari
gategaté pl.agateFrom:Ewegaten.diesel powered grinding millGate amʋ dɛ kpoli kwɛ. The grinding mill is grinding maize.Nɔyɔ kwɛ mɩ kpoli gate amba. I am going to grind my maize at the grinding mill and come back.5.2.1.2.3Grind flour
gbablamag͡bablaman.green grasshopperSuborder: Caeliferacfɔkɛkɛgrasshoppertsantsankʋlocust1.6.1.7Insect
gbede1g͡bedéʔ(H) n.blacksmithGbede amʋ dɛ otsobi ɔnɔ daɩ. The blacksmith is sharpening (hammering) the edge of the hoe.6.6.2.3Working with metal
gbede2g͡bedéʔn.madnessKebi amʋ lanun wii alɩɩ, ɩlawa mʋ gbede.The child has smoked marijuana until he has become mad.2.5.8Mental illness4.3.7.2Crazy
gbengbeg͡bẽŋ͡mg͡bépl.agbengben.sea shoreNɩ fɛkɩ ntsu gbengbe a, fʋmɛtalɩ nun mʋ́tɔ ntsu ɩnʋ.If you look at the river bank you can't drink water there.1.3.1.1Ocean, lake
gblaag͡blaːʔinterj.Splat!3.4.1.3Surprise2.3.2.3Types of sounds
gbloog͡bloːinterj.crash!cfkploosplat3.4.1.3Surprise2.3.2.3Types of sounds
Gbomeg͡bómeʔpropn.derogatory name for Wurupong; used by southern NkonyasSynWurupongWurupong9.7.2.3Names of cities
gbɔngblɛng͡bɔ́ŋ͡mg͡blɛ̃́ pl.agbɔnblɛnn.dustpanipi kpatɔ akɩɛnsɩ; gbɔngblɛnrubbish gather thing metal. dustpanTsu gbɔngblɛn amʋ ha mɩ ankpa pi. Bring the dustpan for me in order that I should collect rubbish.8.3.7.8.3Garbage5.1Household equipment
gbɔngbɔg͡bɔ̃ŋ͡mg͡bɔ́ (H) n.a four gallon tin; a measure for dry goods such as rice, maize, etc.Ɔdɛ kpoli amʋ susu gbɔngbɔtɔ. He is measuring maize in a kerosene tin.6.8.4.8Store, marketplace5.1Household equipment6.7.7Container
gedefegedéfen.the small of the back2.1.2Torso8.6.1.1Back
gegyefegeʤefé(H)From:Ewegegyeven.1a hunchbackGegyefe mʋ wie tamawun mʋ ɔma gegyefe, tamɛ otowun mʋ ba klɛ.The owner of a hunched back never sees his own hump, but he always sees his neighbours.7.1.8Bend down2.5.4Disabled2hump on the back of zebu cattle6.3.1.1Cattle1.6.2Parts of an animal
gowagowan.guava fruitPsidium guajava1.5.1Tree6.2.1.4Growing fruit
gyaʤaʔ (L)v.1to expelGya akpala amʋ lɛ ɩban amʋtɔ, tsufɛ bʋ dɛ agbodi atɛ amʋ wɩ.Chase the goats out of the fenced area because they are eating the cassava leaves.Bʋ tamagya obubwi ɩbansʋ tra yegya mʋ ɩkasʋ.Don't push an opponent too far. Give him a little breathing space.They don't chase a bird from the fence and then go chase him again from the grass.7.3.3.4Chase away2to follow someonesrɩ gya mʋchase him7.2.5.2Followcomp.gya X ɔkpatrace3to follow closelyNɩ fʋa kebi nyɔ mlɩ na pututɔ ɔkpa a, ha kebi amʋ ogya fʋ ɔma.If your child and you walk on a bush path make the child follow you.cfɔmagyafollow8.2.6.2Near7.2.5.2Follow8.5.1.1.1Behind4to strive to gainKɔba ɔmagya dʋbɩ tɔpʋ lowu ba.Too much seeking after money brings death.Ɔdɛ asʋn amʋ ɔmagya dʋbɩ sʋ ɔdɛ wʋlɩ.He is worrying the matter too much so he is becoming lean.6.1.2.3.2Work hard3.3.1.1Purpose, goal
gya X ɔkpacomp. ofgya 2ɔkpa 1v.to trace someoneNegyaɔkpa, tsufɛ alawa ɔpá ndɔtɔ.I went to get him because he had been at farm a long time.Gyaɔkpa. Trace him.7.6.1Search7.2.6Pursue6.4.1.1Track an animal
gyabɛʤabɛʔ pl.agyabɛn.green bush squirrelParaxerus poensisGyabɛ tɛla isia. Squirrels make nests (in trees).cfɔtɛ2ground squirrel1.6.1.1.4Rodent
gyablɩʤablɪn.kind of thornBɔlʋ gyablɩ bwɛ mʋ́ ɩpa bun mʋ nwun.They wove thorns to make it a hat to put on his head.1.5.5Parts of a plant
gyadɩʤádɪ́n.kitchenƆtsɩ amʋ lafɛɩ mʋ gyadɩtɔ wanklaan.The woman has swept her kitchen well.5.2.1Food preparation
gyagyaʤaʤaʔ pl.agyagyan.bat, usually fruit batOrder ChiropteraMbubwi pʋ́ agyagya bʋtofuli, tamɛ agyagya bʋtofuli yɔ anwunsʋ dʋn mbubwi. Birds and bats both fly but bats fly higher than birds.1.6.1.1.8Bat
gyagyaagyaʤáʤáːʤá adv.farewell greeting; go well"Nɩ fɔyɔ a, gyagyaagya, nɛha amʋ́ fɛ́ɛ́ itsia." When you go, go well, I greet them all.3.5.1.4.4Say farewell