Nkonya - English


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agateagatépl. ofgategrinding mill
Agbagyaag͡baʤáʔn.Agbadza dance from Anlo4.2.4Dance
agbediag͡bediʔSdial. var. ofagbodicassava
agblaag͡blâʔn.trap; typically leg-hold trap; a gin-trapAgbla lakpa kɩta kpasi.The trap has sprung and caught the bush rat.Mɩ agbla lakɩta klatɩ, aklatɩ amʋ bʋdɛ mɩ agbodi wɩ, sʋ nɛfɩnɩ amʋ́. My trap has caught a grass-cutter. Grass-cutters are eating my cassava so I trapped them.6.4.2Trap
agbodiag͡bodiʔ dial. var.agbediSFrom:Eweagbelin.cassavaManihot esculentaBʋtɔpʋ agbodi bwɛ atogyihɛ tsɔtsɔɔtsɔ. Ɩkʋ aná gyi gari, konkonte pʋ́ agbodi mbɔdɩ. They take cassava and make many foods. Some of these are, gari, konkonte, and cassava dough.6.2.1.2.2Growing cassava5.2.3.1.5Food from roots
agbwiag͡bʷíadj.uncaring about what is happeningKebi amʋ bʋ agbwi sʋ tɔtɔ tamatsii mʋ opuni.The boy is numb, and so he does not care about anything.3.1.2.1Alert
agoagoʔdial. var.agonNn.velvetƆlɛdɩda agon tati Istatɔ.He put on a velvet cloth for Easter.6.6.1.1Cloth
agodeagodé n.coconutCocos nuciferaAgode toswie mʋ́ oyitɔ, ɔkpɩtsatɔ. A coconut bears its fruit in a cluster at the trunk.Coconut bears in its tree in a cluster.6.2.1.7.1Growing coconuts5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit
agonagõʔNdial. var. ofagovelvet
agooágôːinterj.1Anybody home? Equivalent to knocking on a door.3.5.1.4.3Greet6.5.2.4Door2Interjection used to get attention.9.6.3.3Prompters of attention
agudeagude(H) From:Eweaguten.sweet potatoIpomoea batatasAgude fla bʋtɔpʋ swie akosisʋ. Ɩtɔwɩ tsra asa ɔma. Sweet potato vine they plant in mounds. It produces after three months.5.2.3.1.5Food from roots6.2.1.2Growing roots
agyaaʤainterj.My friend! (when he isn't)3.5.1.4.3Greet4.1.1Friend
agya fwɩaʤa fwɪ(H) comp. ofogya 1ɩfwɩ 2n.dried tree barkAtɩtɩfɔ bʋtɔpʋ agya fwɩ bua amʋ́ mbu. Those who lived in the olden days, they took tree bark and roofed their houses.cfoyi ɔmabark1.5.5Parts of a plant
agyabiaʤabin.a fire with large logs5.5Fire
agyamaaʤamapl. ofogyamajunior
agyanaʤãpl. ofigyanroot
agyantraaʤantrapl. ofgyantraprostitute
agyapadɩɛaʤapadɪɛ(H) From:Akanagyapadɩn.possessionsAwupʋ fɛ́ɛ́ bɛba, bɛprɩ amʋ́ agyapadɩɛ. All the dead people came back to claim their possessions.Nkonyafɔ bʋtegyi asɩ agyapadɩɛ, tamɛ Asantefɔ bʋtegyi abitɛpʋ klɛ. Nkonyas inherit father's possessions, but Ashantis inherit their maternal uncle's.cfɩtonyapossessions6.8.1.1Own, possess