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paapáːFrom:Akanpaaadv.muchOyin amʋ tɔdɔ ndɔ paa.The man is farming too much.Oyin amʋ towi aha ndɔtɔ atɔ paa.The man steals people's farm produce too much.cfdʋbɩtoo muchpapaapavery much8.1.3.1Many, muchder.papaapavery much
paɩpáɪʔ v.to fermentNta fututu amʋ lapaɩ dʋbɩ, sʋ fɔ́bʋ. The palm wine has fermented a lot, you'll get drunk.5.2.3.7Alcoholic beverage
palipáliʔ v.to respond disrespectfullyƆmapali mʋ asʋn. He shouldn't answer back.Nyebi mlɩmapali mlɩ akwɩɩpʋ. Children, you shouldn't sass your parents.asʋn pali Disrespectful talk.4.5.5.2Lack respect
pan1 v.1to borrow somethingMma atogyihɛ. Nɛyɛpan ɩkʋ mɩ nyawie ɔkʋ wa, ánɩ́ nenya a, napʋ ya mʋ. I don't have food. I will go borrow some from a friend so that when I get some I will take it back.Nɩ fɛ́pan ɔha kɔba a, fɔ́wa ɔsa ka a, ɩtra hian fʋa baha fʋ ɔkɛ.If you loan people's money and you pay back quickly, and you need another one they will give you tomorrow.6.8.5Borrow2to lend something6.8.5.1Lend3to thank someone3.5.1.7.1Thank
pan2pã́(H) v.1missƆtapʋ amʋ lɔtswɩ ɔbwɩ amʋ pan. Sʋ omenya mʋ. The hunter shot at the animal and missed. So he didn't get it.7.7.2Aim at a target2to answer incorrectlyAtɔ anfɩ nabwɛ ha mlɩ anfɩ a, fʋa fɛpan ɩkʋlɛ a, nɛ́pɩtɩ fʋ atɔ. The things I have made for you, the one who misses one answer, I will cane him.3.5.1.3True3to leave out somethingAtɔ amʋʋ fɛɛ mbwɛ amʋ a, nabwɛ mʋ́ fɛ́ɛ́, tamɛ napan ɩkʋlɛ sʋ. The things you said, I should do, I have done all but I missed one.4.3.1.2.1Below standard3.2.6.1Forget4to forget somethingOyin amʋʋ fosuna mɩ igye amʋ a, napan mʋsʋ. The man you showed me yesterday, I have forgotten him.cftan2forget3.2.6.1Forget
papa1pápá pl.apapan.fanPapa nɩ. Bʋtɔpʋ fwi afu. This is a fan. They use it for blowing wind.Tsu papa amʋ ha mɩ mɩa pʋ fwi ɩwɩ afu.Give me the fan to fan myself.7.3.1.3Shake1.1.2.1Blow air5.5.2Tend a fire
papa2pâːpávoc.way of calling your fatherPapa nobwipa, ha mɩ kɔba.Father I beg you, give me money.4.1.9.1.2Father, mother
papaapapapaːpader. ofpaaREDUP2adv.very muchcfpaamuch9.3Very
patapatápl.apataFrom:Akanpatan.shedAbabegyi nkɛ, sʋ abɛ́da apata mɛnɩ aha bétsia mʋ́ ayasɩ. Fówun owí mɔtɔ amʋ́.We are coming to have a festival, so we will make sheds in order that people will sit under it. So that the sun will not burn them.cfkantankpashelter6.5.1.2Types of houses
patɩpaːtɪ(H) pl.apatɩn.pond; swampAbʋtɩ bʋtetsia patɩtɔ, ɩnɩsʋ patɩtɔ plei ma alɩ.Pythons live in swampy places therefore to play in a swampy place is not good.Bʋtɩ tetsia patɩtɔ. Pythons live in swamps.1.3.1.2Swamp
payapáya pl.apayaFrom:Engpearn.avocadoPersea americanaPaya mʋ́a bodobodo bʋ agyilɛ dʋbɩ. Avocado and bread are very tasty.1.5.1Tree5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit6.2.1.4Growing fruit
pentenpleinpentẽmplẽĩ adj.wide used of paths; wide, flat and openLɔɔrɩ ɔkpa amʋ da pentenplein. The road is wide.cftɛtrɛtɛɛ 1wide8.2.4Wide
1pɛ́ adj.onlyAgbodi pɛ nenya biasʋ. I only got cassava at the market.Antkɛkɛ2as many as8.1.5.7Onlyder.pɛpɛɛpɛexactly
2pɛ́ʔ v.1to be or become red8.3.3.3Colorcomp.ansɩ pɛtrouble2to ripenBlɔdɩ amʋ la. Tɩn mʋ́ ha mɩ. The plantain is ripe. Cut it (the entire stalk) for me.1.5.6Growth of plants
pɛɩ n.chiselBʋtɔpʋ pɛɩ futi ɔbɔ wa oyitɔ They use chisel to pierce a hole into a tree/log.
pɛlɩpɛ́lɪʔ n.shamePɛlɩ sʋ a, oyin amʋ lasrɩ dalɩ wulutɔ. Because of shame the man ran away from town.Pɛlɩ dɛ mʋHe/she is ashamed.3.4.2.4.3Shy, timid3.4.2.2.1Ashamedph. v.nya pɛlɩ
pɛpɛpɛ́pɛʔ adj.1redBʋtɛdɩda tatɩ pɛpɛ la oli. They wear red cloths for funerals.8.3.3.3.4Colors of the spectrumcomp.ɩfla pɛpɛvineɩka pɛpɛgrass, redɩlɔ pɛpɛleprosysika pɛpɛgold2ripe1.5.6Growth of plants
pɛpɛɛpɛpɛ́pɛ́ːpɛ́ der. of1REDUP2adv.exactlyƆlɔbwɛ mʋ agyʋma amʋ pɛpɛɛpɛ. He did his work exactly right.Atɔ amʋʋ lɔfwɩ amʋ pɛpɛɛpɛ nɩ.That is exactly the lost things.8.1.5.8Exact
pɛtɛplɛpɛ́tɛ́plɛ́ dial. var.pataplabiSadj.flatOpitre amʋ nwʋn igyi pɛtɛplɛ. The mudfish's head is flat.Ibwi amʋ gyi pɛtɛplɛ.The stone is flat.8.3.1.3.1Flat
pɛtɩpɛ́tɪ́ v.to walk slowly and with cautionƆlɛpɛtɩ tsɛ-tsɛ-tsɛ-tsɛ. He walked very stealthily.Nɩ fʋ méeyin pɛtɩ a, fʋmɛ́ɛtalɩ fɩnɩ.If you don't know how to sneak, you can't hunt.Rut lɛpɛtɩ yobwii tati amʋʋ ibun Boas ɩwɩ amʋ. Ɔlɛklɛdɩ mʋ ayabi asɩ.Ruth sneaked up and opened the cloth that covered Boaz. She lay down at his feet.cftsɛ1 1stealthily7.2.6.3Escape4.8.2.3.1Ambush7.2.1.1Walk
pi v.to thickenKoko amʋ lapi dʋbɩ, sʋ wa ntsu kpalobi mʋ́tɔ. The porridge has thickened too much so put a little water in it.Oputsu pihɛ bʋ ampesie agyilɛ.Thick soup is good for eating slice.Antɔblɩnthin1.2.3.1Liquid5.2.1.1Cooking methods
piapíá v.1to carry on the back, as a woman carries her babyTsu kebi amʋ pia, tsufɛ nsaɩntɔ lalwii. Pick up the child in your arms because the weather is cool.7.3.1Carry2.6.4.1.1Care for a baby2carry in your armscfsʋra3carry7.3.1Carry
pianpĩ́ã́ v.to tire someoneNayɔ agyʋma ndɔtɔ. Ɩlapian mɩ. I went to work on the farm. It has made me tired.Bʋa fʋ aba mɛnɩ ɔkɛ méepian fʋ.Help your neighbour so that tomorrow will not tire you.2.4.4Tired