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lɔ odulɔ́ odúcomp. ofodu2v.to develop haemorrhoidsBɛɛ fenya gyi mankani dʋbɩ a, fɔ́lɔ odu. They say that if you eat too much mankani you will develop haemorrhoids.2.2.8Defecate, feces2.5.2Disease
lɔɔrɩlɔːrɪFrom:Englorryn.motorized vehicleKufa fuli da lɔɔrɩ ɔkpasʋ, lɔɔrɩ lamɔ mʋ.A sheep corpse lies on the road. A truck has killed him.7.2.4.1.1Vehicle
lɔpɔlɔpɔpl.alɔpɔn.turtle dove
lu1lúʔ (H) v.to hate someone or somethingFalu mɩ tamɛ fʋmɛ́ɛtalɩ kplaɩ mɩ. You hate me but you can't get rid of me.You have hated/retched on me but you will not be able to vomit me.4.3.3.1Hate, ill willder.olupʋenemy
lu2lúʔ (H) v.to retch on something2.5.2.3Stomach illness
luluululúlúːlúder. oflwii 1REDUP2adj.very cool and peaceful8.3.4.1Cold
1lʊ́ʔ (H) v.1weave cloth or basketsAla tati wanklaan ɩkʋ ha mɩ. He has woven a fine cloth for me.Kebi amʋ dɛ tati lʋ.The boy is weaving a cloth.Bʋtɔpʋ awaɩnbi lʋ lakpa. They use stripped palm branches to weave baskets.6.6.1.4Weaving clothder.ɔlʋpʋweaver2to pedal a machineƆdɛ saɩklɩ amʋ lʋ ɔwʋnlɩn sʋ. He is pedalling hard.Ɔdɛ pʋ mʋ ɔwʋnlin fɛ́ɛ́ lʋ saɩklɩ amʋ.He is pedalling with all his strength.cfsaɩklɩbicycle7.2.4.1.1Vehicle3to roll something inside something8.3.1.5.1Roll up
2lʊʔ(H)contraction ofɩlʋsong
lʋnlʋanlʊ́nlʊ́ãʔ(L)v.to revive a sick personNɩ mégyi Owusu lalʋnlʋan Yaokebi a, tɛkɩ alawu.If not Owusu that revived Yaokebi, else he should have died.8.4.6.1Start something2.5.6.4Lose consciousness
lwiilʷǐː v.1to be coolTsu kebi amʋ pia, tsufɛsɛ nsaɩntɔ lalwii.Pick up the child in your arms because the weather is cool.cfotsulucold water8.3.4.1Coldder.luluulucoololulukpashady place2to be peacefulOyin amʋ ɔlɛba nfɩ amʋ lolwii. The man that came here is peaceful.comp.ɩklʋn lwiiconsole; comfort
lwɩɩlʷɪ̌ː v.to curse someoneƆdandʋ amʋ ɩtɛkanfʋ Bulu amʋ a, mʋ́ kɛɩn tɔlwɩɩ aha ɛ nɩ. This same tongue that always praises God, is the same one that also curses people.4.9.4.4Curse4.9.7.7Animism der.ɩlwɩɩcurse (n)