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ogyatɔoʤatɔn.fire place5.5.7Fireplace
ogyikpaogyíkpá comp. ofgyi2ɔ- -kpan.eating placeMbwɩ amʋ bɔyɔ ogyikpa The animals are going out to eat.The animals are going out to the eating place.Akɔm lesian ɔtsɩ amʋsʋ igyo ogyikpa nʋ.The woman was possessed by a spirit at the place where they were celebrating the yam festival (Lit: eating yam).comp.asʋn ogyikpacourtder.iwie ogyikpakingship
ogyinɔɔoʤínɔ̂ːn.place around eating place where food scraps fall5.2.2Eat5.1.1.1Table
ogyiswieoʤísʷien.ringworm2.5.2.2Skin disease
ogyo otswapʋoʤo ot͡sʷapʊ́pl.agyo otswapʋn.armed robberLalahɛ ɔbwɛpʋ ogyo otswapʋ gyi, tsufɛ nɩ ɔtʋ fʋ, omenya tɔtɔ wi tsu fʋ wa a, ɔbɔ́mɔ fʋ.An armed robber is wicked, because if he meets you and did get anything to steal from you, he will kill you.Nkɛsa anfɩtɔ agyo otswapʋ batra moni Ghana ɔmá anfɩtɔ.These days armed robbers have increased too much in Ghana this country of ours.4.8.2.8Violent6.8.9.1Steal
ohianohĩã(H) From:Akanohiann.povertyOhian bʋ nyanya. Poverty is nasty.Ohiani ma onyawie.A poor person does not have a friend.Fɛyɩrɩ wɩ yɔ agyuma kinkiinkin a, fʋ megyi ohian.If you work seriously, you will never be poor.6.8.1.3Poor
ohianiohiánin.poor personOhiani ma onyawieA poor person does not have a friend.cfhianneed6.8.1.3Poor
ohogyipʋohóʤipʊpl.ahogyipʋder. ofhogyiph. v. of1 2gyi2 2ɔ- -pʋn.a person who believesOhogyipʋ gyi ɔha ánɩ́ ɔmɔkuwun tɔtɔ, tamɛ alahogyia ɩbɛ́ba.A believer is a person who have not seen anything, but believes that it will come.Ahogyipʋ amʋʋ bʋbʋ wulu amʋtɔ amʋ bafia woyi yile amʋtɔ.The believers in the town have met in the big house.Ahogyipʋ amʋ fɛ́ɛ́ bénya ɔŋɛ wankɩhɛ amʋ ɔkɛ wʋlɛ.All the believers received the Holy Spirit one day.3.2.5.1Believe
ohuamohuam n.substance that comes as a lump and is ground and mixed with a small amount of waterbefore application. It goes on green and has a pleasant odour.Ɔtrapʋ amʋ lakpa ohuam, mɛnɩ ɔbɔ́wa ɔfan. The woman who has just delivered has applied balm so that she will have a fine scent.5.4.5Anoint the body
ohweeohwêːinterj.exclamation meaning "I don't know!"3.2.3.1Known, unknown
okekrebegyeokekrebeʤen.hopping insect that bites1.6.1.7Insect
okengyeokénʤe(H)adj.meddleAkosuakuma bʋ okengye dʋbɩ.Akosuakuma meddles too much.Atsɩ akʋ bʋbʋ okengye dʋbɩ.Some women meddle too much.4.3.4.6Meddle
okeyiokeyíʔdial. var.ekeyiSn.the act of questioning a corpse in order to know the cause of his/her deathƆhagyiɔha tsiatɔ bʋtɔpʋ da mʋ okeyi nɩ owu.Everyone's behaviour is used to question him when he/she dies.4.2.2.1Ceremony2.6.6.2Corpse4.9.7.7Animism
okikibwieokikíbʷie(H)n.kind of vineOkikibwie igyi ɩfla, fékiki mʋ́ bwie a, fanya ɩfɛ́ tsɔtsɔɔtsɔ. Bʋtɔpʋ klɩ atɔ, bʋtɔpʋ mʋ́ ɛ ban igyo nɩ.Okikibwie is a vine, when it is twisted it splits in order to get more ropes. It is used to bind things and its also used to bind yams.1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
okikieokíkíéʔ dial. var.otsitsieSpl.nkikien.fish with hard sawtoothed spiny processes on either side of the head and on the back of the head. They are dried or fried and are not caught very big.Nkikie bʋbʋ ɔdwɛ. Amʋ́ nwun gyi awú-awú. Nkikie are sweet. Their head is bony.Okikie gyi ntsutso iye ánɩ́ ɔbʋ ɔdwɛ, tamɛ mʋ nwun gyi awú-awú. Okikie is a lake fish that is good to eat, but its head is bony.Nkikie bʋbʋ ɔdwɛ, amʋ́ nwun gyi awú-awú. Genklɛmɛtɩfish1.6.1.5Fish
okitikitiokitikítîʔ n.loud noiseNyebi amʋ bʋdɛ okitikiti sʋra dʋbɩ. The children are shouting and making a lot of noise.sʋra okitikitishout; exclaimNenya wun mʋ pɛ, nɔsʋra okitikiti, tsufɛ nowun mʋ lawa ɔpá. As soon as I saw him I shouted because I had not seen him for a long time.Synolu2 1noise2.3.2.4Loudph. v.sʋra okitikitishout loudly
okleókleʔ pl.nklen.frogFam:RanidaeNkle sɔɔn bʋ Otukpe bunkpatɔ, sʋ yibi lɔmɔ okle. There are nothing but frogs in Otukpe's riverbed, so a lorry killed a frog.Yurubafɔ bʋtɔwɩ nkle mʋ́a awɔ fɛ́ɛ́.The Yorubas eat all kinds of frogs and snakes.cfgyongyotoad1.6.1.4Amphibian
oklemgbeoklemg͡beʔ pl.nklemgben.shrew that lives in townOklemgbe tɔwɩ batɛ abi. A shrew always eats chicks.1.6.1.1.4Rodent
okluoklúʔ(H)n.depth of something8.2.6.5Deep, shallowder.klukluukluvery deepder.klukludeep
okluklukpaokluklúk͡páder. ofklukluder. ofokluREDUP2ɔ- -kpaadj.a deep place8.2.6.5Deep, shallow
oklunoklũ̂ʔ(L) n.darknessNɩ ɔtsra wie abʋtɔ a, oklun tɛba. When the moon enters the mountains darkness comes.Nna okluntɔ onye, nɔpʋ mɩ ofin kun ibwi pɩɛɩ.I walked in the dark at night, I bumped my shin on a stone and scraped it.8.3.3.2Darkcomp.nwuntɔ bʋ oklunbe wicked
okluntɔoklúntɔn.darkness8.3.3.2Dark
okoklobitɔokoklobitɔfr. var.okoklobipl.nkoklobitɔn.cornerFɛɩ nkoklobitɔ ɩnʋ fɛ́ɛ́. Sweep in all the corners.Ɔtɛnatɩ nkoklobitɔ. He always walks in corners.He always takes the back way.cfokonkisʋcorner6.5.2Parts of a building8.6.6Edge