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otsugyaot͡suʤáʔn.hot waterAha kʋ bʋtekle otsugya bie lɩlɩtɔ dʋn otsulu, tsufɛ nsaɩtɔ tolwii.Some people like to bath hot water in the harmattan season than cold water because the weather becomes cold.cfntsu 1waterogya 1fire1.3Water5.2.2.7Drink8.3.4Hot5.6.2Bathe5.2.1.1Cooking methods
otsuluot͡sulúʔn.cold waterNɩ ɔha ɩwɩ blɩ ogya obie otsulu a, ɩwɩ tolwii mʋ dʋn nɩ obie otsugya.When a person's body is hot and he baths cold water his body becomes cool than to bath hot water.cflwii 1coolntsu 1water1.3Water5.2.2.7Drink8.3.4.1Cold
otuaotua(L)pl.ntuaAkantuon.gunƆtapʋ amʋ lada ɔbwɩ amʋ otua.The hunter has shot the animal with his gun.4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot6.4.1Huntunspec. comp. formotua ohounpistol
otua ohounotua ohoũʔunspec. comp. form ofotuan.muzzle loaded pistolcfɔdanta1pistol4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
otubiotubíʔ pl.ntubider. ofɔtʋ-bin.spoonMlɩtsu otubi amʋ ba, mɩampʋ nun koko. Bring me the spoon so that I can drink the gruel.Tsu otubi amʋ bɔwa ntubi amʋtɔ; afʋ yɛyaɩ obutɔ. Pick up the spoon and come put it with the spoons. So that you go put them away in the room.5.2.2.8Eating utensil
Otukpeotuk͡pe(H) propn.a certain stream near Planke in WurupongMayɛsa ntsu Otukpetɔ, tsufɛ mʋ́tɔ ma alɛ. Mboun yɛsa Plankɩ apʋwa ɔlɔ́tɔ. Don't go fetch water from Otukpe, because the water in it is bad, instead go fetch it from Planke so that we can put it into the pot.9.7.2.9Names of rivers
otuntuotũntuʔ pl.ntuntun.gourd that grows on a tree that is easily climbedTsu otuntu amʋ afʋsa ntsu wa mʋ́tɔ. Ayɔ ndɔtɔ. Take the gourd and fetch water into it. We'll go to the farm.6.7.3Carrying tool1.5.3Grass, herb, vinecomp.otuntufladescendants; generationder.otuntubigourdIdiom:otuntufladescendants; generation
otuntubiotuntubi(H)pl.ntuntubider. ofotuntu-bin.small gourdAnɩ anain betsia pʋ amʋ́ asɩra wa ntuntubitɔ.Our grandfathers used to put their snuff into small gourds.6.7.3Carrying tool1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
otuntuflaotũntufla(H)id. ofcomp. ofotuntuɩflan.a generation of one's descendants
otutuotútûʔ n.dustNsaɩntɔ lawʋlɩ dʋbɩ, sʋ otutu bʋ ɔkpa amʋtɔ. The weather is very dry so the road is dusty.cfɩsɩdirt1.2.2.1Soil, dirt
owi1owi(H)n.nominal form of 'to steal'6.8.9.1Steal
owi2owí(H) n.sunowi ɔdalɩkpa ɩfʋnWhere the sun comes out; east.owi ɔkplɩwiekpa ɩfʋnWhere the sun sets; westOwi lalɩn dʋbɩ, sʋ ɔsʋlʋtɔ lablɩ ogya. The sun has shone brightly so the ground has become hot.cfɔpawisʋnoon1.1.1Suncomp.owi dalɩsunriseowi opwiekpaeastowi owiekpawestowi ɔkplɩwiekpa ɩfʋnwestcomp.owi lapɔnlate afternoonowí lataevening
owi dalɩcomp. ofowi2dalɩ 2v.sunriseNɩ owi ɔdalɩ tsu owi okplɩwiekpa a, igyi isuna kpɔnkpɔɔnkpɔntɩ, tsufɛ owi ɔdalɩkpa owi tɛdalɩ tsu.When the sun rises from the west, it is a big sign, because the sun rises from the east.8.4.1.2.3Time of the daycomp.owi ɔdalɩkpaeast
owi lapɔnowi lapɔ̃ʔ(L)comp. ofpɔn1 1owi2timeIn the afternoon when it is getting coolercfnyankɩ1morning8.4.1.2.3Time of the dayder.owi pɔnhɛevening
owí latacomp. ofta 1owi2timeearly evening8.4.1.2.3Time of the day
owi opwiekpaowí opwiek͡pacomp. ofowi2pwieɔ- -kpan.east; where the sun rises from8.5.2.8North, south, east, west
owi owiekpaowíowiek͡pacomp. ofowi2wie1 1ɔ- -kpa 1n.westward direction8.5.2.8North, south, east, west
owi ɔdalɩkpaowí ɔdalɪ́k͡pa comp. ofowi dalɩcomp. ofowi2dalɩ 2ɔ- -kpa 1n.eastward direction8.5.2.8North, south, east, west
owi ɔkplɩwiekpa ɩfʋnowí ɔk͡plɪwiek͡pa ɪfʊ̃́ comp. ofowi2kplɩ 1wie1 1ɔ- -kpa 1ɩfʋn 4n.west8.5.2.8North, south, east, west
owi pɔnhɛowi pɔ̃hɛder. ofowi lapɔncomp. ofpɔn1 1owi2-hɛtimeeveningOwi pɔnhɛsʋ lɩɩ yɔ agyʋma bʋ ayɔlɛ, tsufɛ nsaɩntɔ tolwii.Working in the evening is pleasant, because the weather becomes cool.8.4.1.2.3Time of the day
owieowíêʔpl.awiecontractionwie2n.1chiefOyin amʋ dɛ mʋ wie amʋ gyi wanklaan.The man is eating his chieftaincy well. He is a good chief.cf3owniwiegyikingdom4.6.1Ruler2owner6.8.1.1Own, possesscomp.ɔha mʋ wiebody ownerwoyi mʋ́ wiehouseholder
owikpluowik͡plu(H)pl.awikpluunspec. var.oyikplun.thiefFowi owikplu atɔ a, ɩtɛhan mʋ dʋbɩ, tsufɛ mʋ ɛ otowi aha atɔ. If you steal a thief's things it troubles him a lot because he also steals people's things.Owikplu amʋ lawi tɔkʋ ɔsrɩ. The thief has stolen something and run.6.8.9.1Steal
owilɩnowilɪ̃̂ʔn.sunshine8.4.1.2.3Time of the day1.1.1Sun
owisʋowísʊ́ n.1fever; generally malariaOwisʋ dɛ mɩ han. Malaria is troubling me.Ɔtsʋnkɩ odun fʋ a, ɔbɛ́ha fʋ owisʋ. If a mosquito bites you it will give you malaria.2.5.6.2Fever2usually fever but can be any nonspecific viral type illness2.5.6.2Fever
owuowu(H) pl.awu2n.thornOwu latsan mɩ.A thorn scratched me.Owu lawɔ mɩ, sʋ bɛlɛ mʋ́ ha mɩ. A thorn has pierced me. So come remove it for me.Nɔyɔ ndɔtɔ a, owu lɔwɔ mɩ yabitɔ. I went to the farm and a thorn pierced my foot.Awu sɔɔn bʋ mɩ ndɔtɔ. There are a lot of thorns in my farm.There are only thorns in my farm.Fɛtsa awusʋ a, ɩtɔwɔ fʋ.When you step on thorns, it pierces you.1.5.5Parts of a plant