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okokoniokókóni fr. var.okokonitɔn.anus or rectumAgyagya bʋma okokoni. Bats don't have anuses.Kebi amʋ okokonitɔ labwɛ ɔlɔ, sʋ tua mʋ. The child's anus has a sore, so give him an enema.2.1.8Internal organs2.2.8Defecate, feces
okonkisʋokoŋkísʊ́adj.cornercfokoklobitɔcorner6.5.2Parts of a building8.6.6Edge
Okonyayinokuɲáyĩ̂ʔpl.Nkonyafɔn.an ethnic Nkonya personNkonyafɔ bʋ tegyi asɩ agyapadɩɛ, tamɛ Asantefɔ bʋ tegyi abitɛpʋ klɛ.Nkonyas inherit their fathers' possessions, but Ashantis inherit their maternal uncle's.9.7.1.5Names of languages
okpebetsuok͡pebet͡suʔ pl.nkpebetsun.strainerBʋtɔpʋ okpebetsu dwɩɩ abɛ. They use a strainer to strain (drip) palm nuts.5.2.1.3Cooking utensil
okpinok͡pĩ́n.1wax from a bee hive1.6.5Animal home6.4.4Beekeeping1.6.1.7Insect2resin for sealing thingscftakperesin tree
okploook͡plôʔinterj.ritual opening to a folk taleNɩ fɔ́wa ɔtɛ a, "Okploo!" bʋtɔpʋ fi mʋ́ asɩ. Fówun batsula mʋ́sʋ bɛɛ, "Ɔmɩɔ!" You begin telling a story by saying "Okploo!" Then people respond by saying "Ɔmɩɔ!"When you tell a story, they start by saying "Okploo!" Then they respond by saying "Ɔmɩɔ!"cfɔmɩɔdial. var.ogblooN3.5.4.6Verbal tradition
okplotook͡plóton.a tree with an inedible fruit like an orange1.5.1Tree
okpokployiok͡pók͡plóyiʔ pl.nkpokployicomp. ofkpoli1REDUP2oyi 2n.maize cobNɛfɛ mɩ kpoli lɛ mʋ́ nkpokployisʋ, anfɛ mʋ́ ha kpoli ɔhɔpʋ.I will shell my maize and removed the cobs in order to sell it to a maize dealer.6.2.1.1.3Growing maize1.5.3Grass, herb, vine1.5.5Parts of a plant
okpokpook͡pók͡po(H) pl.nkpokpon.a male sheep; a ramNdekle ánɩ́ mɩ okpokpo omoni sʋ a, naflo mʋ. I want my ram to be big so I have castrated him.6.3.1.2Sheep1.6.7Male and female animals1.6.1.1.3Hoofed animalsder.okpokpobilamb
okpokpobider. ofokpokpo-bin.a lamb6.3.1.2Sheep1.6.1.9Small animals
okponkpook͡poŋ͡mk͡póʔpl.nkponkpon.buttocksAtɔ osunapʋ amʋ dɛ nyebi amʋ okponkpotɔ atɔ pɩtɩ, tsufɛ bʋdɛtɔɩ dʋbɩ.The teacher is whipping the children at their buttocks because they are talking too much.2.2.8Defecate, feces
okpotiok͡potín.wooden club4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
okpowuok͡powu(H)n.hiccoughOkpowu dɛ mʋ bwɛ, sʋ mbɛɛ onun ntsu.He is hiccoughing so I said he should drink water.Okpowu gyi tɔkʋ ánɩ́, nɩ fʋmɛkɩ mʋ́ wanklaan ɩbɛ́talɩ mɔ fʋ.Hiccoughing is something if you don't take time it can kill you.2.2.2Cough, sneeze2.2.1Breathe, breath
Okristoyinokrístoyĩʔpl.Akristofɔpropn.a ChristianƖlehian ánɩ́ Okristoyin obétsia nkpa fɛ alɩ amʋʋ Kristo letsia amʋ.It is necessary that a Christian should live as Christ lived.Ha fʋ tsiatɔ ɩlɩan Kristo, mɛnɩ aha bʋmɛtɩ fʋ Okristoyin lalalahɛ.Let your life be like Christ, so that people will not call you a bad Christian.4.9.7.2Christianity
okuokún.group of people4.2.1.7Crowd, group
okudeokudeʔpl.nkuden.1a dreamNakun okude.I had a dream.Igye onye nokun okude, nowun fuli.Last night I dreamed I saw a ghost.Natɩ mɔkʋwu. Okude mɔkʋ ta.Events will occur again as long as the causes are present.Spider hasn't yet died, so dreaming hasn't stopped.5.7.2Dream2to spoil, used only of casava4.3.4.6.1Spoilcomp.kun okudedream
okugyiɔkʋokuʤiɔkʊn.every person; every animal; every one oof animate objects like starsLehian ánɩ́ kebi okugyiɔkʋ obobu mʋ sɩ wanklaan mɛnɩ mʋ sɩ ɛ ɔbɛ́kɩ mʋ bi sʋ.It is necessary that every child will respect his father so that the father also looks after his child well.cf-gyi-every8.1.5All
okuku1okúkuʔpl.nkuku1n.hill1.2.1.1Mountain
okuku2okúkuʔ(L)pl.nkuku2n.tilapia; flat fish resembling sunfish; cooked either deep-fried or smoked and cooked in soupOreochromis niloticusOkuku gyi ntsutso iye ánɩ́ ɔbʋ ɔdwɛ.Tilapia is a lake fish that is good to eat.Bʋtɛlɛ nkuku lɩntɔ.They get nkuku from the Volta.Genklɛmɛtɩfish1.6.1.5Fish
okukubiiokukúbǐːdial. var.ekukubiiSpl.nkukubiin.mythical dwarfNkukubii baŋa mɩ sika. Dwarfs have made my money disappear.4.9.2Supernatural being8.2.1Small
okulu1okúlupl.akulucontractionkulun.husbandFɛ alɩa ɔtsɩ tɛdalɩ mʋ kulu ɔma a, mlɩ ɛ, mlɩma ɔnɔkwalɩ ha Bulu. Like an unfaithful wife, you also are unfaithful to God.Anɩ bi ɛ maha akʋn kɩta mʋ kulu mɛnɩ omóoyonun nta. Our child, also, shouldn't let her husband to be hungry so that he won't go and drink.4.1.9.2.1Husband, wifecomp.okulu tsiamarriage
okulu2okulúʔadj.1deepIbun amʋtɔ bʋ okulu sʋ mmɛ́ɛtalɩ sa ntsu amʋ.The well is deep so I cannot draw the water.Ɔbɔ amʋ bʋ okulu, mʋ́sʋ kɩ wanklaan mɛnɩ fʋmɛ́ɛkpada wie mʋ́tɔ.The hole is deep therefore be careful so that you will not fall into it.8.2.6.5Deep, shallow2profound; used of a who thinks well before he speaks; or that it is hard to know his intentions3.2.1.3Intelligent
okulu tsiaokulut͡siacomp. ofokulu1tsia1n.marriage to a husband2.6.1Marriage
okumɛokúmɛ(H)n.teenage pregnancyAtsɩ anfɩ banya okumɛ.These women are pregnant as teems.Okumɛ obi Okerebe gyi.Okerebe is a child of teenage pregnancy.Akua lanya okumɛ mʋ́sʋ ɔdɛwʋlɩ nɩ.Akua is pregnant without having her period that is why she growing lean.2.6.3.1Pregnancy2.6.4.3Youth