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yaya v.take toNapʋ nyebi amʋ ya sukuutɔ. I took the children to school.cfkla2 1notifykpa2 4leadsɩsɩsendwa1at7.2.8Send someone7.3.3.3Send
ya-ya- Ndial. var. ofla-PERFECT
yaa1yaːadv.sound of a gentle wind2.3.2.2Sound
yaa2yáːadj.puckeryNegyi kwadu oblun amʋ a, mɩ ɔnɔtɔ lɔbwɛ mɩ yaa. I ate the unripened banana; my mouth puckered.2.3.3Taste
yaa3yaː interj.response to "ayɛ"3.5.1.4.3Greet
yaa4yáːv.open body orifice used with mouth; ears; anusYaa ɔnɔ afʋhɔ.Open you mouth in order to take.Odekle ánɩ́ fʋyaa asʋ.He wants you to listen.7.3.6Open
Yaayaːder. ofYaodapropn.name given to a female born on ThursdayYaoda bɔkwɩɩ mɩ sʋ bʋtɛtɩ mɩ Yaa.I was born on Thursday, so they call me Yaa.Genkwɩɩdaday namecfYaoYao9.7.1.1Personal names8.4.1.3.1Days of the week
yabiyabi(H)pl.ayabin.leg; footKɩaɩ ayabi bʋswɩ dʋn andɔ klɛ. Dog's legs are longer than cats'.2.1.3.2LegIdiom:ka X yabiswearder.yabitɔsole
yabitɔder. ofyabi-tɔ 2n.sole of the foot2.1.3.2Leg
yaɩyáɪ́ v.1to put down something carefullyNapʋ yaɩ ɔpʋnʋsʋ. I have put it down on the table.Nɩ fɔkʋsʋ a, fayaɩ atɔ dɩnka mpa amʋsʋ wanklaan.When you get up, dress the bed well.cftɩtɩ3train8.4.6.1Start something2to appoint or install to an official positionBayaɩ owie pɔpwɛ ndɛ.They have installed a new chief today.4.5.3.4Appoint, delegateph. v.la X yaɩ3to provide for a childƆlɛyaɩ obi amʋ, tamɛ ɔmɛbʋla mʋ. He provided for the child but didn't raise him properly.He provided for the child but he didn't fill him.Napʋ amʋ́ yɛyaɩ sukuutɔ. I put them into school (at a distant place).4.3.4.5.1Provide for, support6.3.1Domesticated animal4to cause to remain in one place8.4.5.3.4Delay7.2.6.2Prevent from movingph. v.da X yaɩkɩta X yaɩrestrainsi X yaɩomit 5to be done priviously, as precedent8.4.5.2Before
Yaoyaosp. var.Yawder. ofYaodapropn.name of a male born on ThursdayYaoda bɔkwɩɩ mɩ sʋ bʋtɛtɩ mɩ Yao.I was born on Thursday, so they call me Yao.Genkwɩɩdaday namecfYaaYaa9.7.1.1Personal names8.4.1.3.1Days of the week
Yaodayáoda(H)From:AkanyaodatimeThursdayƖnwen Yaoda, nɔyɔ nkandɩɛtɔ.Last Thursday, I went to the city.cfBrandaTuesdayFiedaFridayGyɔdaMondayKuodaWednesdayKwasieda 1SundayMɩmɩnɩdaSaturday8.4.1.3.1Days of the weekder.YaaYaaYaoYao
Yawsp. var. ofYaoYaoder. ofYaoda
yayayayáadv.without clothesTsu kebi amʋ tsakoto wa mʋ, tsufɛsɛ otse yaya. Take the child's underwear and put it on him because he is sitting naked.Bɛnatɩ yaya tamɛ pɛlɩ mɛkɩta amʋ́ aba ansɩtɔ.They walked naked but were not ashamed in front of each other.5.3Clothing
ye1yeʔFrom:Akanɩkyɛv.to divide for people to get their shareYe atɔ amʋtɔ ankpa mɩ klɛ.Divide the things so I should collect mine.Anɩlaye ndɔ amʋtɔ, mɩ fʋnka bʋ gyɔpɩsʋ. We have divided the farm, my end is on the right.Alaye mʋ agyapadɩɛ ha mʋ abi. He has divided his possessions for his children.7.8Divide into pieces
ye2yéʔNdial. var. ofkɩɛdivide
ye-1ye-allo. var. ofyɛ-2go tosay.tsu mʋ́ asɩ otsukpa yeyi mʋ́ ɔkafrom end to end
ye-2ye-/yé-Ndial. var. oflɛ-PASTallo. var. oflɛ-PAST
yebiyébíʔ(L) pl.ayebin.a proverbAlaha yebi.He told a proverb.Ayebi akpikpli sɔɔn ɔlɛha, sʋ ɔhaa monu mʋ́ asɩ. He only gave deep proverbs so that no one could understand them.cfɩbɛ2proverb3.5.2.3Figurative3.5.4.2Saying, proverb
yesi ayabi ɔkpayesi ayabi ɔk͡paid. of2si X ɔkpa 1comp. ofsi1 3ɔkpa 1ayabipl. ofyabiv.to go to defecate2.2.8Defecate, feces
yɛ́ʔ(H)v.dissolve as sugar or salt in waterMmɛkɩansɩ nɛtsɛɩ ntsu wʋlɩ nfɔlɩ amʋsʋ ɩlɛ wa bɛnsɩ amʋtɔ.Unintentionally, I poured water on the salt and it dissolved in the pan.1.2.3Solid, liquid, gas
yɛ-1yɛ-/yɛ́- Ndial. var. oflɛ-PAST
yɛ-2yɛ́ allo. varye-1yo-2yɔ-2v.pfxgo in order toƆkɩ ánɩ́ alaba. He is going to see if he has come.kɩ ánɩ́ ɔbɔ́yɔ ɔkɛ. They are going to see if he will go tomorrow.sa ntsu.I am going to fetch water.kɩ ánɩ́ alaba.I am going to go see if he has come.wɔ akosi. I am going to make yam mounds.Antbɛ-come to9.6.2.7Purpose 7.2.3.2Go3.3.1.1Purpose, goal
yɛɛ1yɛ̂ːinterj.after all9.2.7Interjections
yɛɛ2yɛ̂ːadv.abundantly