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ɩkanɪkãn.chainsBɔwa Paulo ɩkan.Paul was chained.cfhankɔpʋhandcuffs4.7.7.3Imprison
ɩklʋn1ɪklʊ̃ʔ(L)pl.aklʋncontractionklʋn1n.doorMɩ obu ɩklʋn layinta. Nɛ́ha kapɛnta osre bamba ha mɩ. My room's door has spoiled. I get a carpenter to make (carve) another for me.Nefin ɩklʋn amʋ a, obu amʋtɔ loklun. When I closed the door, the room was dark.6.5.2.4Door
ɩklʋn2ɪklʊ̃ʔ(L)contractionklʋn2n.1heartFʋ klʋn si agyʋma yɔ a, fówu.When your heart stops working, you will die.2.1.8.1Heartph. v.ɩklʋn dɩ X asɩpeace2the emotional or inner lifecomp.damli ɩklʋntɔrepentɩklʋn lwiiconsole; comfortɩklʋn nyapatienceɩklʋn wabraveryɩklʋntɔ kpitiianger, extremenya ɩklʋnpatientIdiom:tɔ ɩklʋngrieved
ɩklʋn dɩ X asɩph. v. ofɩklʋn2 12asɩ1 2v.to be at peace4.8.4Peace
ɩklʋn lwiiɪklʊ̃lʷǐːcomp. ofɩklʋn2 2lwii 2v.to comfort someone4.4.4.2Show sympathy, support
ɩklʋn nyaɪklʊ̃ɲácomp. ofɩklʋn2 2nya 1n.suffer without complainingƖbʋalɛ ánɩ́ okristoyɩn obénya klʋn mbrɛ fɛ́ɛ́tɔ.It is good for a Christian to have patience all the time.Kokoli makpla mʋ, nya klʋn anuu. Please don't mind him but be patient, you hear.4.3.1.5Patient
ɩklʋn wacomp. ofɩklʋn2 2wa2 2n.bravery4.4.3.1Brave
ɩklʋntɔ kpitiiɪklʊ̃tɔ k͡pitiːcomp. ofɩklʋn2 2-tɔ 2kpitiin.to be exremely angry at; to hate3.4.2.3Angry3.4.2.1.2Hate, detest
ɩkɔɪkɔ (H) pl.akɔcontraction3n.1debtAlaka mɩ kɔ.He has paid me.Mapʋ lalahɛ ka lalahɛ kɔ. Don't pay back evil for evil.6.8.5.3Owecomp.ka ɩkɔpaymentlɛ kɔowe2a fine to be paidOwie ɔbɛɛ, fʋa fʋmɛba agyʋma a, bɔ́hɔ fʋ kɔ. The chief says whoever doesn't come to work, they will take your fine.
ɩkpɩɪk͡pɪ(H)dial. var.nkpɩNpl. ofɔkpɩfetish
ɩkplanɪk͡plãʔn.a tight place; a bindcfkplansqueeze4.4.2Trouble
ɩkpʋnɪk͡pʊ̃ʔ(L)n.knotBʋtamatsʋn oserebiyinsʋ yɛda ɩkpʋn.If an elder is in the house nothing is done without his knowledge – so consult him.They never by pass the thumb tie a knot.6.6.4.1Cordage7.5.4Tieph. v.da ɩkpʋntie knot
ɩkʋɪkʊ pl.akʋcontraction21pro.a certain thingAtsulii gyihɛ amʋ ɩkʋ aná gyi: mpionkɛntɛ . . . Some kinds of edible mushrooms are: mpionkɛntɛ . . .Nɔyɔ ɔtɩnɛ ɩkʋ. I will go somewhere.cfɔkʋcertain onekugyikʋeverything8.1.5.1Somecomp.ofikʋlast yearder.ɔkʋcertain one2adj.some; an indefinite amount
ɩkʋɛɪkʊɛadj.again8.4.6.6.1Again
ɩkʋlɛɪkʊlɛʔ dial. var.ɛkʋlɛSunspec. var.ɔkʋlɛcontractionkʋlɛadj.each; one; onlyAtɔ amʋ fɛɛ mbwɛ amʋ a, nabwɛ mʋ́ fɛ́ɛ́, tamɛ napan kʋlɛsʋ. The things you said I should do, I did them all all but I missed one.cfɔkʋnone8.1.1.1.1One8.1.5.7Onlycomp.tsukʋlɛone placecomp.kua kʋlɛsingle
ɩkʋtʋɪkʊtʊn.shield4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
ɩkwɛɪkʷɛʔ(L) pl.akwɛn.drumKebi amʋ tɛda akwɛ wanklaan.The child can play drums very well.Nɩ fʋyin akwɛ da a, ɩbʋ adalɛ. If you know how to drum, it is easy to drum.Ofori yin alɩa bʋtɛda akwɛ tamɛ omeyin alɩa bʋtɛtsa.Ofori knows how to drum, but he does not know how to dance.Ɔlɛda akwɛ amʋ wanlaan. He played the drums well.Specabombabig drumatumpatalking drumodondodrum (tuneable)4.2.3.5Musical instrument
ɩkwɩɩ ɔhɔpʋpl.ɩkwɩɩ ahɔpʋcomp. ofkwɩɩ1 4n.midwife2.6.3.5Help to give birth
ɩlaɪláʔ(H) contractionla3n.1behaviourBʋtɛkɩ latɔ. They always watched one another's behaviour. The implication is that because someone else is not doing something, you don't have to either.4.3Behavior8.3.7.1Badcomp.lɛ ɩlacriticize2evil behaviourph. v.pʋ ɩla gyido evil tocomp.mɔsɩlaamusement
ɩlanɪ̃lã́ʔ n.gorge; valleyɩlan kpan ntsu empty gorge water; a man made lake1.2.1.4Valley
ɩlɩn1ɪlɪ̃́ʔn.a wooden tray made from the butress roots of a kapok6.7.3Carrying tool5.2.2.8Eating utensil
ɩlɩn2ɪlɪ̃ʔ(L)n.generationcflɩn2line up4.1.9.1Related by birth2.6.4.8Peer group
Ɩlɩnɪlɪ̃ʔcontractionLɩnpropn.Volta River; Volta RiverBɛlɛ nkuku Lɩntɔ.Nkuku are caught in the lake.1.3.1.3River9.7.2.9Names of riverscomp.Ɩlɩnsʋriverside
Ɩlɩnsʋcomp. ofƖlɩn-sʋ 1propn.beside the Volta river1.3.1.3River9.7.2.9Names of rivers