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ablalaablála(H)From:Eweablalan.a sail on a boatAblala amʋ sian ɔklʋn amʋsʋ.A sail is hanging on the boat.1.1.2.1Blow air7.2.4.2.1Boat
ablapʋablapʊpl. ofɔblapʋmenstruating woman
ablimboablímbo(H)n.a vine-like grass with thornsNɩ ɔha ɩwɩtɔ bwɛ ɔlɔ a, ɔtɔkwɛ ablimbo sa.When a person has a sore in the stomach, he grinds ablimbo and uses it as a liquid enema.1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
ablɩlɛablɪ́lɛ́(L) adj.easy to sayƆhagyiɔha wulutɔ ɔblɩ bʋ mʋ ablɩlɛ. Everyone's own language is easy for him to speak.6.1.3.1Easy, possible3.5.1.1.7Speak well
abombaabomba(H)n.big drumOwie ana abomba amʋ layinta, mʋ́ sʋ kʋkʋ tra ɩma ɩnʋ.The chiefs' big drum is spoiled, therefore there is none again.Genɩkwɛdrum4.6.1Ruler4.2.3.5Musical instrument
abounaboũ(H)From:Akanabomun.greens and meat fried in oil and served over sliced yam or riceBʋtɔpʋ aboun gyi ampesie mʋ́a ɩmɔ.They eat stew with slice (yam) and rice.5.2.3.4Prepared food
abɔ1abɔpl. ofɩbɔ1neck
abɔ2abɔʔpl. ofɩbɔ2cripple
abɔpʋabɔpʊpl. ofɔbɔpʋmessenger
abɔsʋɔabɔsʊɔ(H)From:Akanabɔsʋn.a rope string, strip of cloth, used as a beltPʋ mɩ abɔsʋɔ ba mɩ, ampʋklɩ mɩ tatisʋ asa mɩanatɩ yɔ ndɔ.Bring me a strip of cloth so that I can tie on my cloth before I go to farm.5.3.6Parts of clothing
abrɛabrɛ́n.an antelope bigger than nani; Probably bushbuckTragelaphus scriptusAbrɛ lɛpɛ, bibi ɩna mʋ ɔma. Olomoni dʋn nani, sʋ aha ansɩ tegyi mʋ ɩwɩ dʋn nani.Abrɛ has red colour, with a black line on its back. It is bigger than nani, so people like it more than nani.1.6.1.1.3Hoofed animals
abrɩwaabrɪwa(H)pl.mbrɩwaFrom:Akanabrɩwan.old womanAkʋkrʋwa mʋa abrɩwa tegyi mba.Old men and women are friendly with one another.Syntsɩdɛhɛntɔold womanhoodcfakʋkrʋwaold man2.6.4.5Old person2.6.5.2Woman