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agyawunuaʤawunu(H) sg.gyawunun.charcoalOfienɩ ngya ma ɩnʋ mʋ́ sʋ agyawunu lawa bia.This year there is no firewood, therefore charcoal has become expensive.Agyawunu atɔpʋ bʋtokwi ɔbɔ kʋla nyi wa mʋ́tɔ, fówun bawa ogya mʋ́tɔ yinki kpa sɩ bun mʋ́sʋ. Ɩhɔ ta a, balɛ agyawunu amʋ. Charcoal burners dig a hole, and put trees in it, so you will see that they have set fire in it and returned gathered sand and covered it. When it finishes burning they remove the charcoal.6.2.5.4Plant product5.5.6Fuelcomp.agyawunu ɔtɔpʋcharcoal maker
agyawunu ɔtɔpʋaʤawunu ɔtɔpʊ́comp. ofagyawunu1 1ɔ- -pʋn.one who makes charcoalAgyawunu ɔtɔpʋ atadɩɛ tebi, tsufɛ agyawunu lebi.charcoal burner's attire blackens, because charcoal is black.6.2.5.4Plant product5.5.6Fuel
agyilɛaʤílɛʔ adj.edible; tastyAtogyihɛ ánɩ́ nfɔlɩ ma mʋ́tɔ a, ɩma agyilɛ.Food that does not have salt in it is not easy to eat.5.2.2Eat6.1.3.1Easy, possible3.4.1.2Happy
agyɩmaʤɪmFrom:Akanagyɩmn.incestOyin amʋ lawa agyɩm.The man has committed incest.2.6.2.3Sexual immorality2.6.1Marriage
agyɩnaaʤɪna(H) From:Akanagyinan.to whisperOmedekle ánɩ́ ɔhaa onu amʋ́ asʋn amʋtɔ sʋ a, olotu mʋ agyɩna. She didn't want anyone to hear so she whispered her advice.She isn't wanting that nobody he hears their matter, so she advised him in a whisper.cfnklobitɔmutter3.5.1.1.2Speak quietly
agyɩndɩaʤɪndɪ(H) n.mist; fogAgyɩndɩ tɛdalɩ dɩnka bʋsʋ nyankɩ. Nɩ fʋbʋ bʋsʋ nʋa, agyɩndɩ amʋ tɔbwɛ ntsubi fɛ nyankpʋ. The mountain is misty in the mornings. If you go there the mist makes droplets like rain.Mist appears on the mountain in the morning. If you are on the mountain there, the fog makes water droplets like rain.Agyɩndɩ detswie.The mist is falling.1.1.3.2Cloud1.1.3.3Rain
Agyoaaʤóásp. var.AdwoaAgyuaFrom:Akanadwoader. ofGyɔdapropn.name of a female born on MondayGyɔda bɔkwɩɩ mɩ sʋ bʋtɛtɩ mɩ Agyoa.I was born on Monday, so they call me Adjua.Agyoa gyi ɔtsɩ lalahɛ ánɩ́ ɔtamatsia woyitɔ.Adjua is a bad woman who never stays in the house.Genkwɩɩdaday namecfGyɔdaMondayKudjoKudjo9.7.1.1Personal names8.4.1.3.1Days of the week
agyolooaʤolôʔn.a riddle3.5.4.3Riddlecomp.wa agyolootell a riddle
agyonwunaʤonwũ(H)n.yam head used for plantingFɛbɩ kɩ fʋ agyonwunsʋ wanklaan a, fʋ igyo tɛklɛɩ.If you know how to look after your yam seedlings well, your yams will increase.6.2.1.2Growing roots
agyɔ fwɩaʤɔ fwɪ(H)comp. ofɩfwɩ 3n.the peelings or skins from cassava, plantain, yam; maize husks; peanut shells; mango skinsFesre atogyihɛ ánɩ́ fɛ́nɩna mʋ́ a, fapʋ agyɔ fwɩ amʋ ha akufa mʋa akpala.When you peel staples you cook them and give the peelings to the sheep and goats.If you peel foodstuff that you will cook, you give the peelings to sheep and goats.5.2.1.2.1Remove shell, skin
Agyuasp. var. ofAgyoaAdjuader. ofGyɔda
agyʋmaaʤʊ́má From:Akanagyʋman.workƖdɔ brɛ fʋn a, ɔhagyiɔha tɔyɔ agyʋma mʋ ndɔtɔ kinkiinkin. Mɛnɩ mʋ ndɔtɔ atɔ bɔ́wa alɛ. When farming time comes, everyone works hard on his farm so that his crops will be good.Bʋdɛ agyʋma yɔ, amʋ́ ndɔtɔ.They are working on their farms.Ɔma gyumagyihɛ. Mʋ́ sʋ ɔtɛnatɩ ki ahasʋ.He has no work. That's why he always roams from person to person.cfagyʋma ɔyɔpʋworker6.1Work6.1.2.3Work wellcomp.gyumagyihɛworkcomp.agyʋma ɔyɔpʋworker
agyʋma ɔyɔpʋaʤʊ́má ɔyɔpʊ́comp. ofagyʋmaɔ- -pʋn.someone who is workingcfagyʋmawork6.1Work6.1.2.3Work well
agywamaaʤʷama(H)From:Akanadwaman.a prostituteAgywama ɔbɔpʋ ogyi.She is a prostitute.2.6.2.3Sexual immorality
agywɩɩnaʤʷɪ̃ː(H) From:Akanadwɩnn.1mindTsufɛsɛ mʋ agywɩɩn igyi anyɔ, ɔmɛ́ɛtalɩ lɩɩ tsukʋlɛ.Because he is double minded, he can't stand at one place.3.2.1Mindcomp.bwɛ agywɩɩndecidekɩta agywɩɩnplan2clevernessƆbʋ agywɩɩn.He is intelligent.3.2.1.3Intelligent6.1.1.1Expert
ahaahápl. ofɔhaperson
ahakpanpl. ofɔhakpanfoolish
ahandɛahandɛ Audio version is Northern pronunciationpl. ofɔhandɛelder
Ahenkroahɪ̃́ŋkrʊFrom:AkanAhenkrochief's townpropn.major town of Southern Nkonya; seat of the Southern Nkonya paramountcylocated at 7° 6' 52"N, +0° 19' 24"ESynWulubitɔAhenkro9.7.2.3Names of cities
ahinahĩ(H) From:Akanahinn.to dislike; to resent someone because of something he hasAsʋn amʋ lɔwa Owie amʋ ahin. The matter made the chief envious.3.4.2.1.8Jealousder.ahinlatease
ahinlaahinlá(H) der. ofahin-lan.things that cause annoyance; teasing in such a way as to make someone angryAba ahinla bwɛ ma alɛ, tsufɛsɛ, ɩtɔpʋ ɩkɔ ba. Teasing each other is bad because it brings fighting.Amʋ́ aba ahinla bwɛ lapʋ ɩkɔ ba. Their annoying each other has brought fighting.3.4.2.3.1Annoyed3.5.1.8.3Mock