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ta v.1to finishNabwɛ ta. I have finished.Ɔkandɩɛtɔ tatida lata. The lantern wick (rag) is finished.6.1.2.3.5Complete, finishcomp.owí lataevening2almostOlowu ta.He almost died.Nɩ oputsu ta atogyihɛtɔ a, ɩma agyilɛ.If the soup in the food finishes it is not easy to eat.Olegyi ta.He almost finished eating.Mʋ lowu lafʋn ta.His death has almost reached.He is about to die. 8.1.5.6Almostph. v.ta V tanearly3to do something oftenNkʋnʋ fʋdɛta bɔtsʋn yɔ alɩ a?Where do you often go when you pass here?8.4.6.6.3Often
ta V taph. v. ofta 2REDUP2v.to very nearly accomplish some actionƆlɛta wu ta.He very nearly died.Ɔlɛta gyi ta.He very nearly finished eating.8.1.5.6Almost
taantã̂ːʔv.to draw or paint pictorial representationƆtɛtaan nfuni.He always draws pictures.cfkpita 1paint6.6.5.1Draw, paint
tabatabaʔ From:Frenchtabacn.tobaccoBʋtɔpʋ taba kwɛ asɩra. They grind snuff from tobacco.Taba ntɛ asɩra wa tɛha ɩlɔ.Tobacco nor snuffing gives sickness.5.2.4Tobacco
tabitabíʔ pl.atabin.twin, human or animalKɩ, Lowu pʋ́ Nkpa bʋgyi atabi. Look, Death and Life are twins.Rebeka lɔkwɩɩ atabi. Bɛtɩ Ata amʋ Esau, Bɛtɩ Okuma amʋ Yakob.Rebecca birthed twins. They called the firstborn Esau. They called the second Jacob.4.1.9.1.9Birth order4.1.9.1.3Brother, sister
tafatáfáv.to cheat someoneIgye, nɛka atɔ amʋ fɛ́ɛ́ ɩkɔ. Mabɛtafa mɩ.Yesterday I paid for everything that I bought. Don't come to cheat me.Matafa mɩ abéyie mʋ́ kɛkɛ.Don't cheat me, we will share it equally.Anɩ aba tafasʋ anɩ tamayɔ nkpa nɩ.Cheating each other, that is why we don't move forward (prosper).6.8.9.2Cheat
takɩnatakɪnáv.to stop growing because of adverse circumstancesƖfá amʋ noswie amʋ latakɩna tsufɛ nyankpʋ medetswie.The plant I planted has stopped growing because it is not raining.Ɔsʋlʋ amʋ ma alɛ sʋa, atɔ amʋʋ naswie amʋ fɛ́ɛ́ latakɩna.The land is not good and so all the things that I have planted are not growing.8.2.2.3Short, not tall2.5.4Disabled
takpetak͡pe (H)n.a tree with sap good for sealing thingscfokpin 2resin1.5.1Tree
takyitakyín.kind of garden egg with a small seed6.2.1.3Growing vegetables5.2.3.1.3Food from vegetables1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
talatálaʔn.material left after burning to clear land5.5.5What fires produce
talɩtálɪ́ v.be able to; to succeed at doingNɛtalɩ bwɛ ntobi amʋ fɛ́ɛ́ lɔfʋn mʋ́ ɔnɔ mɔ.I will be able to do all the things to the end.Mɩ ansibi layinta; sʋ ntamatalɩ trʋ ɔbɩatɔ. My eyes have spoiled so I can't thread a needle.Mmɛtalɩ dʋ oyi amʋ kpɔtɩ kankaba amʋ ha fʋ.I can't be able to climb the tree to pluck the oranges for you.9.4.2.1Can
tama-tamatam.negative habitual aspect markertamakɔsɩ nya ɔblɔ wa fʋ akwɩɩpʋ.Don't become annoyed with your parents.They don't quickly become annoyed with your parents.Nyankpʋsa tamabwɛ mʋ atɔ fɛ́ɛ́ ta asa otowu.A person does not finish all his work before he dies.9.4.1.2Aspect--dynamic verbsph. v.tamatsula mʋsʋbeloved
tamatsula mʋsʋph. v. oftama-tsula 2-sʋ 1v.beloved; won't agree to any statement against8.3.7.9Value
tamɛtámɛ cnj.butBulu tɛkɩ ɩklʋntɔ ha ɩpɔn tamɛ nyankpʋsa tɛkɩ aha ansɩtɔ ha ɩpɔn. God looks at the heart to judge guilt but people look at people's faces to judge guilt.Amʋ́ fɛ́ɛ́ bɔyɔ ndɔtɔ tamɛ Afua mʋa Akwasi mʋʋ bɛɛ bɔyɔ sukuu.They are all going to the farm but Afua and Akwasi say they will go to school.9.6.1.5But
tan1tãʔv.seal to stop leaks- paste something on top of somethingNatan mʋ́.I sealed it.7.3.6.2Block, dam up7.3.7Cover
tan2tãʔ(L) v.to forget something-Natan fʋ nkla amʋʋ fɔpʋ sɩsɩ mɩ amʋsʋ.I forgotten the message that you sent to me.Natan mʋ́ sʋ. I forgot it.Natan. I forgot.cfpan2 4forget3.2.6.1Forget
tanibitanibiʔ pl.atanibin.cowry shellFam: CypraeidaeAtɩtɩfɔ betsia pʋ atanibi hɔ atɔ. Brɛ amʋtɔ tanibi tɛtalɩ hɔ atɔ tsɔtsɔɔtsɔ. Early people used to use cowry shell to buy things. At that time a cowry could buy a lot.6.8.6Money1.6.2.5Parts of small animals5.4.1Jewelry
tankatáŋká v.tip (head) backTanka nwun afʋkɩ obubwi amʋ anwunsʋ. Tip your head back so that you can see the bird in the sky.7.1.7Straight posture7.1.9Move a part of the body
tantatantaʔ contraction ofɔtantasʋplainlevel place
tantratã́ntrâʔ contraction ofɔtantrapeak
tanʋtanʊv.1take refuge in; to claim protectionNɩ kebi ɔtanʋ ɔha a, bʋtamada mʋ. When a child seeks refuge with a person, the one chasing the child doesn't hit him.Natanʋ fʋ.I have sought refuge in you.4.4.4.5Protectder.ɔtanʋkparefuge2to swear by someone
tapʋtápʊ́ v.to feel something in order to see the quality of itTapʋ tati amʋ kɩ bɛɛ lawʋlɩ. Feel the cloth and see whether it has become dry.Natapʋ mango amʋ kɩ bɛɛ lapɔn. I have felt the mango to see if it has become soft.cftsala1feel2.3.5Sense of touchder.tatapʋtouch
tapʋtɔtapʊ́!tɔ́ n.a place where hunting occursOyin amʋ ɔbɛɛ obóbuo ɔtapʋ yɔ tapʋtɔ. The man says he will follow a hunter to the hunting grounds.Ɔtapʋ amʋ yɔ tapʋtɔ.The hunter is going for hunt.6.4.1Hunt
tarɩtarɪEngtarryingn.Pentecostal prayer meeting
tasiitásǐːpl.atasiin.reciprocal relationship between a child and his/her Father's sister. Each will call the other "Tasii"Mɩ atasii bʋ ɔkpa dɔ mɩ sɩ ɔsʋlʋ, tsufɛ botsu abusuan ɩkʋlɛtɔ. Mɩ nakuma ma ɔkpa dɔ mɩ sɩ ɔsʋlʋ, tsufɛ mʋ abusuan igyi ɔtsan.My paternal aunts has the right to clear my father's land because they are from the same family. My maternal aunt has no right to clear my father's land because their families are different.4.1.9.1.6Uncle, aunt2.6.5.2Woman4.1.9.1.8Nephew, niece