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*-ba 1sufaugmentativemuru, murubaknife, big knife-ba 2sufsuffix of pejorative value or improvement value muso, musobawoman, woman of a bad life stylemuso ɲumanbavery kind woman-baasufverbal suffix indicating agent, i.e. one who does the actiondɛmɛ, dɛmɛbaahelp, helperkisi, kisibaasave, saviourɲɛminɛ, ɲɛminɛbaalead, leader-balicf-balibanbali1sufsuffix indicating ’without’, that isn't ...furakɛ; furakɛbalitreat, incurable-kanásufsuffix indicating languagejulakanDioula, the language of the Jula peopletubabukanFrench, the language of the ’tubabu’-la1sufsuffix indicating agentfani, feere, fanifeerelacloth, sell, cloth seller-la3vtsuffix indicating that a transitive verb is used in a passive way (past tense, but without object)Malo dumula.The rice has been eaten.-la4n > nlactation or time suffixsanfɛla, kɔfɛla, kunnanathe hight, the back, the top-la5num > detfor the value / amount of ...Sogo kɛmɛna.Meat for five hundred francs.A bi jolila fɛ? A bi kɛmɛna fɛ.He wants for how much money? He wants for 500 francs.-laman > nin the form of, in the appearance of, in the state ofN'a kunatɔlama nana ...When he comes disguised in a leper ...-lansufverbal suffix, indicating an instrument which performs the actionfifa, fifalan / fifanan; sigi, sigilanto fan, a fan; sit, a chairsoso faga, sosofagalanto kill mosquitoes, insecticide-latav > nnot tangible, not concretemiiri; miirinatato think; the thought, the idea-lensufpast participlesigilen, fɔlensat, said-ma1n > adjqualitative valueyiri, yirima, yirilamawood, woodenjii, jimawater, watery-ma2n > nvalue of reciprocity between humans-man1adjective suffix indicating a qualitycaman, kɔrɔmanto be much, to be aged (old)-man2n > adjnoun suffix, qualitative valuecɛɛ, cɛman; muso, musomanman, male; woman, female-na1ávprogressive suffixKɔni a bi ji minna ?Is she drinking water?-na2ávisuffix indicating pas tense for intransitive verbsA nana.He has come.-nan1sufordinal suffixfila, filanantwo, secondsaba, sabananthree, third-nan2v > nInstrument suffixfura, furalansweep, broom (sweeping instrument)-raávprogressive action suffixKɔni Baba bi fani feerera ?Is Dad in the process of selling clothes.-saranbig male animaldajɛsara.a big male Roan Antelope.-tanfuture participletarata natanext Tuesday (lit. Tuesday coming)kokɛtathing to be doneBaara kɛta lo.It is the work to be done.feere, feeretasell, for sale, for selling-tann > nwithout ...Bolotan.one-armed person.-tɔ2v > nsuffix indicating that the agent undergoing the action, value of undergoinghinɛ, hinɛtɔto have pity; person who makes you feel pity for himjangara; jangaratɔsickness; sick person-tunpellet of seasoningnɛrɛtu, datudawadawa ball/pellet, sorrel pelleta ye tag'a filɛlook also at ...a1áintermark of disapproval, of disagreementa2áinterah ? really? marks a surprisea3 3àcfa3aleproanaphoric pronoun, of which we have already spoken... a foro malo ...... the rice of the field we have mentioned already...Ala k'a baloexprmay he /she live a long time (wish for a newborn)alakajɔnkind of plantcuscuta australis; cassytha filiformis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinealamandiá-á-ã́-ínWoman given to be married in the name of Godalaminɛjɔná-á-í-ɛ́-ɔ̃́nresigned person, person who puts himself into God's handsalaminɛjɔn ti maloalaɲɛsiranbagaá-á-ɛ́-í-ã́-á-ánGod fearing personn'i kɛɲɛra alaɲɛsiranbaga ma, i ka ko bi gwɛlɛyaalaɲɛsiranbaliá-á-ɛ́-í-á-á-ínperson who doesn't fear Godalaɲɔnkind of planturaria picta; chlorophytum senegalense; cassytha filiformis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinealasira 1á-á-í-ánspace between the incisorsalasɔsɔyiriá-á-ɔ́-ɔ́-í-ícfalasɔsɔyiribalanzanntree_spacacia albida, faidherbia albida1.4.1Treealekunsalaminterjgreeting as answeralifaatiyanfirst chapter of the Koranalijinɛtoronparadise fig treeficus capensis1.4.1Treealimamiyanthe job/duty of the imamalimukaykayinkind of plantdatura innoxia1.4.3Grass, herb, vineamià-íinterjamen, may it be soan bi wula fɛexprsee you this eveningankasainterjwow, wellAnkasa! Yan de ye kabakojamana ye!Wow, that is an extraordinary country!anwã́cfananwprowe, us, our, first person plural pronoun (emphatic)Anw nana.We, we have come.arijinɛyirià-ì-ì-ɛ̀-í-ín.compMoringa tree1.4.1Treeavokasuná-ó-á-ṹn.compavocado tree1.4.1TreeAwafitininnthe small Awaba1nmark of respectBaSedubaabumaanan.compfolk-talebaalannkind of fishhydrocynus forskalii / brevis1.5.1.5Fishbaan1nkind of shrubraphia sudanica1.4.2Bush, shrubbaara bololasɛbɛchronogrambaarada1á-á-ácfbaarada1cikɛda baaradanadministrative work, workplacebaarakɛbɛgɛná-à-ɛ̀-ɛ̀ndraught animal, draft animal6.2Agriculture1.5.1.1Mammalbaba1 2à-ánmark of respectBaba MusaFather Musa.baba2á-ánbig river, the river Niger, the northbabarankind of treeoncoba spinosa1.4.1Treebabi 2à-ínold Citroen car makebabinnkind of grassvetiveria nigritana1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebaboonsià-ò-ínkind of grasschloris breviseta / pilosa1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebadendɔgɔmusoányounger sister (same mother)4.1.1Kinshipbadenkɔrɔcɛnolder brother (same mother)4.1.1Kinshipbadenkɔrɔmusonolder sister (same mother)4.1.1Kinshipbadenmanwnbrother and sister (same mother)4.1.1Kinshipbadufalennkind of shrubphyllanthus discoideus1.4.2Bush, shrubbadugawunBlessing of the motherbafarakanplant_spipomea aquatica1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebafooloà-ó-ónkind of plantcommelina capitata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebaganantree_spacacia niolitica1.4.1Treebaganinà-ã̀-ínkind of shrubjatropha curcas1.4.2Bush, shrubbagasabali1nkind of planthaemanthus multiflorus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebagasabali2nkind of planturginea altissima1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebagi3à-ínkind of acaciaacacia sieberiana1.4.1Treebagifinnkind of acacia treeacacia raddiana1.4.1TreebakɛnSenegal coucalbaɲandiɲamatutucentropus senegalensis1.5.1.2Birdbakɔdennchild of whom the mother died after giving him birthbakɔɔnkɔnnkind of fishsynodontis sorex1.5.1.5Fishbakɔɔrià-ɔ́-ínkind of plantabutilon muticum; sida cordifolia1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebakɔrɔboonsiinkind of plantchlorsi breviseta; chloris pilosabakɔrɔfɔrɔkilinkind of plantoxystelma bournoense1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebakɔrɔpekunkind of treelannea velutina1.4.1Treebakun1nhead of a goatBaá kuún. Bakún.The head of the goat. A head of a goat.bakunberenkind of plantindigofera dendroides1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebala5á-ánkind of treepterocarpus lucens1.4.1Treebalakawuli2nkind of plantdicoma tomentosa1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebalakorananplant_spstylosanthes erecta1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebalanbalanplant_spcassia occidentalis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebalansaná-ã́-ã́ntree_spacacia albida; faidherbia albida1.4.1Treebalansená-ã́-ẽ́n.comppart of the balaphonebalanzaná-ã́-ã́cfalasɔsɔyiribalanzannkind of treeaccacia albida1.4.1Treebalenbonkind of shrubcrossopteryx febrifuga1.4.2Bush, shrubbalɛnspreading zone of a water area1.3Water1.2Earthbali3à-ìngame for children with sheanut kernelsbalibali1à-í-à-ínkind of tall sheep found in the Sahel area1.5.1.1Mammal6.3Animal husbandrybalibali2nplant_spcassia italica1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebalikukalandená-í-ú-á-ã́-ẽ́nadult who is taking a basic literacy class3.1.1Learnbamaná-ánkind of fishbarbus et labeo1.5.1.5Fishbamanakɔɔrinkind of cottongossypium barbadense1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebamanankandegilaá-á-á-ã́-é-í-ánstudent learning Bambarabamanankankalannaá-á-á-ã́-á-ã́nstudent learning Bambarabamananyantraditional knowledge of the non muslim Bambara peoplebamugunmillet flower used for cooking porridge5.2Foodbanabagatɔninà-à-à-à-ɔ́-ínchild that is permanently sickbanakisɛfagangetting rid of parasitesbanamisɛnwnminor diseases2.2.1Diseasebananà-ántree_spceiba pentandra1.4.1Treebanbunan 2à-ù-ã́n.compcloth given as a gift to women who just got a babybandiginspike (used by hairdresser)6.6Toolbangasannplant_spbrachiara jubata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebangɛyɛ1nkind of plantmomordica charantia1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebangɛyɛ2nkind of plantsolanum incanum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebaninkɔnɔkatigankind of shrubcassia tora1.4.2Bush, shrubbankasankind of grassvetiveria fulvibarbis; vetiveria nigritana1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebannifɛnn.compelements of negation9Language and Grammarbansirakumasennegative sentencebantɔmɔlɔnnkind of Jujube treeziziphus microphylla / spina christi1.4.1Treebaɲɔɲɔplant_spsolanum incanum1.4.2Bush, shrubbara1 2à-ánkind of dancebarajiɲinin.complooking for divine rewardbarakalaà-à-á-ánkind of plantperistrophe bicalyculata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebari2ntree_spnauclea latifolia1.4.1Treebarika tuguá-í-á ú-úexprlower again (the price)A sɔngɔ ka gwɛlɛ. Barika tugu.It is expensive. Lower again (the price).barikatigi1á-í-á-í-ícfbarikatigi1safinamugun.prosoap powder (brand name)baro2nkind of liananauclea latifolia /sarcocephalus esculentus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebasakunkind of plantborreria verticillata, stachytarpheta angustifolia1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebasalansɛrɛnkind of plantcucumis melo1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebasalasɛrɛnkind of plantmelothria maderaspatana1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebaseá-écfbaselɔgɔlɔmobilinbush taxi, popular type of public transport vehicle7.1.1Travelbasikilinrocker, weighing machinebatarayan.compattitude of a no-goodbatisedená-í-é-ẽ́nbaptismal candidatebatiselikɛlaá-í-é-í-ɛ́-ánperson who baptizesYuhana BatiselikɛlaJohn the Baptist.batu2nplant (kind of)jacquemontia tamnifolia1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebatutunkind of treeparinari congensis1.4.1Treebawɔlɔsɔnkind of birdnumenius phaeopus1.5.1.2Birdbazɛnà-ɛ̃́cfbasanbazɛnntype of material / clothbele2ntree_spboscia senegalensis1.4.1Treebelebele2nkind of treemaerua angolensis1.4.1Treebenbenwild grapeslannea acida1.4.1Treebenbebaè-è-ánkind of treelannea microcarpa1.4.1Treebenbemusonkind of treelannea velutina1.4.1Treebere1é-énstick, e.g. for beating animals, beating milletalestes baremoze1.5.1.5Fishbere2è-éntree_spboscia senegalensis1.4.2Bush, shrubberecɛè-è-ɛ́nkind of treeboscia salicifolia1.4.1Treeberefinè-è-ínkind of treeboscia senegalensis1.4.1Treeberegwɛnkind of treeboscia angustifolia1.4.1Treeɛ́predauxiliary for marking present tense, positive.Nɛnɛ bɛ.It is cold.Funteni bɛ.It is hot.Hɛɛrɛ bɛ.How are you?bɛɛcɛfɛrɛrɛnbird_spestrilda troglodytes1.5.1.2Birdbɛla2ɛ̀-ánethnic group: Bella, they werer slaves of the Tamasheqbɛlɛlankasankind of grassaristida adscenisonis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebɛlɛrɔfuralannkind of grassaristida stipoides1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebɛlɛwɔyɔnkind of vipercerastes vipera1.6.1.3.1Snakebɛndɛgɛnkind of dish with millet flour and grinded groundnuts5.2Foodbɛnɛfin 1nplant_sphyptis spicigera, sesanum alatum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebɛnɛfin 2ndark sesamesesamum alatum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebɛnɛfinjɔn1nkind of planthygrophila senegalensis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebɛnɛfinjɔn2nkind of planthyptis spicigera1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebɛnɛjɔnnkind of plantphyllanthus amarus / niruri1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebi ... -laexprbe doingA bi tagala.He is in the process of going away.bi1íauxMarker for habitual or progressive actionMusa bi bɔra.Moussa is going out.Lɔgɔfiyɛ be min?Where is the market?bi3indicates locationBanba bijii ra.The crocodile is in the water.Bibataí-á-àn.profirst name of a womanBijaní-ã̀var.Abijann.proAbidjan4.2.1.2Citybilakoroì-à-ó-ónyoung boy, not yet circumcised2Personbilasiralilaì-à-ì-à-ì-ánperson who accompanies you part of the way to send you off on a journeybili2nmayfly, ephemera, winged termite1.5.1.7Insectbindirimankind of grassechinochloa colona1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebiyetigɛlanperson who issues tickets, e.g. at the bus station2PersonBoboò-óvar.Bobojulason.proBobo-Dioulassobobodumannthrush2.2.1DiseaseBobokanBobo town habitantbodundugankind of vulturetrigonoceps occipitalis1.5.1.2Birdbojarankind of plantsida ovata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebojarafinnkind of plantsida rhombifolia1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebojitɔnfrom diarrhoeabolo1 3ó-ópostpin, inside, atbolo2ó-ònfish_sp1.5.1.5Fishbon bonadjthickNunu ka bon bon.Ceux-ci sont gros.bonboliõ̀-ò-ínangled piece of wood with flat surface, used for beating earth on roof or floor to make flat and solid.6.6Toolbonzoninntree_spacacia macrostachya1.4.1Treeboolo1ò-ónkind of fishclarotes laticeps1.5.1.5FishBozoò-ón.proname of an ethnic group in Mali4.2.1.3CommunityBɔbɔjulasoɔ̀-ɔ́-ù-à-óvar.BobojulasonBobo-Dioulasso4.2.1.2Citybɔbɔkannlanguage of the Bobo peoplebɔbɔyaɔ́-ɔ́-áninability to speak2.2.1Diseasebɔgɔdingɛnhole in de ground from where you get the clay for building6.5Buildingbɔgɔlantɛbɛnnkind of fishtilapia dageti / zillii1.5.1.5Fishbɔgɔtolinspoiled earthbɔlɔn2ɔ̀-ɔ̃́nBolon people group4.2.1.3Communitybɔlɔndugun.compBolon country4.2.1Regionbɔlɔnfinɔ̀-ɔ̀-ĩ́n.compsub-group of the Bolon peoplebɔlɔngwɛn.prosub-group of the Bolon peoplebɔlɔnkɔnɔsɛnɛnfarming in lines6.2Agriculturebɔnbɔn2vpour little by littlebɔnsɔninnvarious acacia trees with thornsacacia microstachya1.4.1Treebubaganingwɛnwhite termite1.5.1.7Insectbulencɛnkind of shrubgardenia ternifolia1.4.2Bush, shrubbulenmusonkind of shrubgardenia erubescens1.4.2Bush, shrubbuluku2nkind of grassechinochloa stagnina1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebumunannkind of sauce5.2Foodbunbunntree_spbumubombax costatum1.4.1Treebunusamanduck_sp1.5.1.2Birdburaburabankind of plantamaranthus hybridus1.4.3Grass, herb, vineburaburabaninnkind of plantamaranthus graecizans1.4.3Grass, herb, vineburannanplace where the in-laws liveburekentree_spgardenia ternifolia1.4.1Treeburuku2nkind of plantechinochloa stagnina1.4.3Grass, herb, vineburukucɛnkind of plantechinochloa pyramidalis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinebuturuninkunkolonkind of plantacanthospermum hispidum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinecangarantree_spcombretum glutinosum1.4.1Treecangɛrɛbilennkind of shrubcombretum glutinosum1.4.2Bush, shrubceéngreeting, thank you (in greetings like "A ni ce")cɛgwanafuralannkind of plantsida acuta1.4.3Grass, herb, vinecɛgwanakunsiginkind of plantdesmodium gangeticum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinecɛkala2ɛ̀-á-ánplant_spcymbopogon giganteus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinecɛkɔrɔninkolonnkind of treeboscia salicifolia1.4.1Treecɛlakanɛ̀-à-ã́nfamily members from the husband's family4.1.1Kinshipcɛɲumanin var.cɛɲin.compthe beautiful onecinnifɛnnanimal or insect that stingscogilinpeckingcogoya sɛmɛntiyanann.compadverb of manner9Language and Grammarcoonwhite tailed mongooseichneumia albicauda1.5.1.1Mammalcɔkɔnnkind of plantcyperus esculentus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinecɔrɔbalenganyankind of birdturdoides plebejus1.5.1.2Birdcɔrɔninfinnkind of birdvidua chalybeata1.5.1.2BirdcɔrɔninkujanninnParadise Whydahvidua orientalis1.5.1.2Birdcukulanplant_spocimum basilicum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedaansonkind of grasshyperthelia dissoluta1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedaasivar.darasinmoney unit in Diouladababaà-à-ácfbirilidabadababanbig hoe6.2.1Agricultural tooldabadaà-à-ánkind of plantwaltheria americana1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedabadabaà-à-á-ánplant_spwaltheria americana1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedabadabilennkind of planteuphorbia hirta1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedabadawulennplant_speuphorbia hirta1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedabilen 2nred beverage made of thos plant5.2Fooddabɔlɔjannkind of birdrynchops flavirostris1.5.1.2Birddafewulennred horse with white spots1.5.1.1Mammaldafurukubaninò-à-à-à-ín.comphormone growth based medicamentDagarin.propeople group in the south-west of Burkina Faso4.2.1.3Communitydagasigidagadalankind of plantleucas martinicensis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedagoloban.compbig lip2.1Bodydajisoroá-í-ó-ócfdajisoronalomannsympathetic idiotdakabananworon.compcola nut (very big or very small)5.2Fooddakuruá-ú-únkind of fishpetrocephalus1.5.1.5Fishdalamelekuánsmall fish_spbarilius senegalensis1.5.1.5Fishdalaninkumanplant_spcassia nigricans1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedalasaɲɔnkind of grasselytrophorus spicatus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedalasiá-á-ínmoney unit in Gambia, five francs6.7Financedaliluya 1à-ì-ù-ánmystic knowledge, to be the profound causedaliluya 2à-ì-ù-ánto cause somebody to do somethingdandarankind of plantdioscorea bulbifera1.4.2Bush, shrubdanfarabaã̀-à-à-ánsignificant differenceDanfaraba tɛ su ni tile funteni cɛ.There is not much difference between temperatures in the night and day.danfinwulunblack dogdanga2à-ánkind of treeafzelia africanadankalankuleánantelope_sporyx algazella; oryx dammah1.5.1.1Mammaldannidingɛã̀-ì-ĩ́-ɛ́nhole for sowing6.2Agriculturedannitilenninsowing in line6.2Agriculturedansɛà-ɛ́interjgreeting to people one hasn't seen for a long time, or to someone who comes from a journeyI daansɛ.Welcome.daɲɛkumasenn.complexical sentence3.2.1Languagedeèpartfocus marker, it is that3.2.1Languagedekenplant_spcordia myxa1.4.2Bush, shrubdeli2 2è-ìvidone at least once (in the past), had the chance toI delila ka lɛsogo dumu wa ?Have you ever eaten pork?I delila ka alikurana kalan wa ?Have you ever read the Qur’an?denba2nkind of shrubcombretum lecardii1.4.2Bush, shrubdenbafurankind of treecombretum glutinosum1.4.1Treedenbatigi2nmother or female who had children or youngmisimuso denbatigiA cow that had already calves.2Persondenkunlijaman.compparticipants of a baptismdenkunlisagan.compsheep being killed for the baptismdenkunliworon.compcola nut distributed during baptismɛ́exclexclamation of intensity, placed at the end of the phraseA ka di dɛ !It’s very good!I fasara dɛ !You have really lost weight!dɛgɛɛ̀-ɛ́nball of kind of foodTigadɛgɛ, tomatidɛgɛgroundnut dough, tomato sauce5.2Fooddɛgɛkurunacassa depositdigankind of grassoryza barthii1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedimiworon.compcola nut having a scar of a knifeditebinnkind of grasscymbopogon citratus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinediwuntree_spmitragyna inermis1.4.1Treediyagoyasira senkantan.comppresent imperativediyagoyayirataninjunctive genre3Language and thoughtdo2 1partwhat about...? (after noun)I muso ka kɛnɛ ? Denmisɛnw do ?How is your wife? And the children?do2 2partbut, howeverA: Ne ti Awa fɛ. B: Awa do ka ɲi !A: I don’t like Awa. B: But Awa is nice!dodo1nkind of fishtetraodon fahaka1.5.1.5Fishdomaó-ánperson who knows traditional knowledgedon2õ̀also, the sameI bi taga wa? Ɔnhɔn, n bi taga. I muso don?Do you go? Yes, I go. And your wife (also goes)?donkariò-á-íntree_spacacia senegal1.4.1Treedonkarifinnkind of shrubjatabalicapparis tomentosa1.4.2Bush, shrubdonotulunkind of plantgloriosa simplex / superba1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedoroninnplant_spboerhavia diffusa1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedɔgɔminkind of fishpolypterus endlicheri1.5.1.5Fishdɔlennkind of grassimperata cylindrica1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedɔnbakalonthird lunar monthdubadennsomeone who is blessedMinw bi Ala ka kuma lamɛn k’a kɛ, olu ye dubadenw le ye.Blessed are those who hear the word of God and obey it.dubalenù-à-énkind of fig treeficus thonningii1.4.1Treedugubiyɛkɛnkind of birdmotacilla aguimpdugucinsmall harmless snakeleptotyphlops sp.1.6.1.3.1Snakedugukolo bɔgɔnmanexprsoil in which there is a high content of expansive clay6.2Agriculture1.2Earthdugukolo munumunufanndirection of the earth rotation1.1Sky1.2Earthdugukologomannland that is not farmed1.2Earthdugukolokunsinkind of plantfimbristylis cioniana1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedugukunsiginkind of grasssporobolus festivus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinedugurantree_spcordyla pinnata1.4.1Treedumunikɛlabanbig eaterdumunitɔnleftover fooddun1ũ̀vtinsect that eats wood1.5.1.7Insectfaatumatakujanninnparadise whydah birdmamarikujanninvidua orientalis1.5.1.2Birdfabolonline of descendants from father's side4.1.1Kinshipfabonyan.compgift given to a fatherfaburama1nkind of plantcoleus blumei ; dysentericus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinefadenkɔrɔcɛánolder brother (same father)4.1.1Kinshipfadenmanwnbrother and sister (same father)4.1.1Kinshipfadugabun.comppaternal blessing, blessing of the fatherfajiri 2á-í-ínfirst Muslim prayer (before sunrise, at around 5 am)falagɔnnkind of plantmelochia corchorifolia1.4.3Grass, herb, vinefalayanthe state of being an orphan, becoming an orphanfalifɔrɔnkind of plantfalikɛwuluamorphophallus aphyllusfalikɛwulunkind of plantfalifɔrɔamorphophallus aphyllus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinefalitulonkind of shoe5.3Clothingfalituruninnkind of hairstyle5.4Adornmentfananã́-ã́nfish_spheterotis niloticus1.5.1.5Fishfarafinnɔgɔdonà-à-ĩ̀-ɔ́-ɔ́-ṍnorganic fertilization6.2Agriculturefaragaleà-à-á-énkind of Ebony treedalbergia melanoxylon1.4.1Treefarakolocinkind of treegardenia sokotensis1.4.2Bush, shrubfarawolonthick red sorghumfari4à-ínbean dish5.2Foodfɛɛnɛfurankind of planteriosema afzelii1.4.3Grass, herb, vinefɛngwansannthing with little worthfɛrɛtadɛbɛntree_spanthocleista djalonensis1.4.2Bush, shrubfilankafo 1nsomeone who belongs to two groups or religions at the same time (e.g. a Christian or Muslim who continues to worship fetishes)filɛlaní-ɛ́-ánall devices for observing: mirror, glasses, microscope, televisionfinidumukɔnɔninnkind of birdserinus leucopygius1.5.1.2Birdfinikobɔrɔsicffinikobɔrɔsisabarajɔsibɔrɔsinbrush for washing clothes6.6Toolfinikolanperson washing clothesfinikolannall objects used for washing clothesfinisɛgɛnkind of plantcephalo stigma perrottetii1.4.3Grass, herb, vinefinsan 1í-ánkind of treeblighia sapida1.4.1Treefirikalankasankind of plantloudetia togensis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinefitiri 2nfourth Muslim prayer (at dusk)fiyenkind of plantasclepias lineolata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinefiyɛbadennkind of fishpetrocephalus sp.1.5.1.5Fishfo2 2óprepso much, so thatA siranna fo ka yɛrɛyɛrɛ.He was so afraid that he trembled.Sanji cayara fo an ka soo benna.It rained so much that our house fell down.fogonfogonó-ó-ò-ónkind of treecalotropis procera1.4.2Bush, shrubfolokankind of fig treeficus polita1.4.1Treefongwɛnkind of snaketelescopus sp1.5.1.3Reptilefoni3nsort of couscous, made from fonio5.2Foodforoba 2ò-ò-ánlarge field, public/collective fieldN bi taga sɛnɛ kɛ foroba la.I am going to farm in the collective field.forobabaaranpublic sector work4.2Governmentforobabolinfetish belonging to a whole villageforobajoforobajonfetish belonging to a whole villageforobaboliforobamɔnincollective fishingforokoninò-ò-ò-ínShikraaccipiter badius1.5.1.2Bird3 2ɔ́vcome after, come in the absence offɔnɲɔgɔnkɔkanselekenalternating external angles3.1.2Mathematicsfɔnɔɔ̀-ɔ́n.proname of a riverfɔnɔran.proname of the Fono people in Bledougoufɔsɔnliɔ̀-ɔ̀-ínfading (of a plant)fɔyɔɔ̀-ɔ́ndish of «fonio» couscous5.2Foodfufilenbarantree_spstrychnos spinosa1.4.1Treefugalakɔnɔninnkind of birderemopterix leucotis1.5.1.2Birdfugantolankind of plantkyllinga debilis / pycereus demangei1.4.3Grass, herb, vinefulabinnkind of grassmicrochloa indica1.4.3Grass, herb, vinefulangarininnkind of fishschilbe mystus1.5.1.5Fishfuntunù-únsmall cotton basket5.5Containerfura2ù-ángreat celebration at the end of circumcision (or excision)furabaninnkind of plantdatura innoxia1.4.3Grass, herb, vinefurakunankind of plantchrysanthellum americanum; mimosa pigra1.4.3Grass, herb, vinefurofugontree_spcalotropis procera1.4.2Bush, shrubfuruɲabilansteps to take for a marriage arrangementfuruɲɛbilan.compfacilitator for weddingsfurusiriworon.compcola-nut for celebrating a weddingfurutagamansteps to qrrqnge a weddingfuu2 2ùúnkind of sponge of a plantluffa aegyptiaca1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegala 2à-ánkind of plantindigofera tinctoria1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegalajɔnkind of lianacassytha filiformis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegalakakolo 2nnervure of leaf1.4.5Parts of a plantgalaman2 1ntree_spanogeissus leiocarpus1.4.1Treegalaɲɔnkind of planturaria picta1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegalasinankind of plantindigofera bracteolata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegalayiri1nkind of plantindigofera tinctoria1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegalayiri2nkind of treepterocarpus lucens1.4.1Treegaliyaà-ì-ánfish_spdistichodus rostratus1.5.1.5Fishgalo2à-óndaily market of a large centregalomusoà-ò-ú-ónnot preferred woman, not loved wifegalontigiyavaccuse to be a lie, recognize to be wrong / falsegamiyankind of treeceltis integrifolia1.4.1Treeganelanplant_splippia chevalieri1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegankorobankind of tree, wild orange treestrychnos spinosa1.4.1Treegaɲakantree_spcombretum molle1.4.1Treegaribu 2ù-ì-únboy in the care of a maraboutgaribugongonnbig tin serving as container for a beggar to collect food5.5Containergaronkind of climbing plantcissus populena1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegeletalinkind of treeerythrophleum aficanum1.4.1TreegengereninnGabar Goshawkmelierax gabar1.5.1.2Birdgesenbeé-é-énkind of treebauhinia rufescens1.4.1Treegeyiè-ínkind of treelandolphia heudeloti1.4.1Treegɛrɛngɛrɛnninnkind of treehymenocardia acida1.4.1Treegɛyinnkind of lianalandolphia heudelotii1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegilikintree_spacacia sieberiana1.4.1Treegisinnoil of shea nut (used to make soap)gita1ì-áncalabash used for music4.2Musical instrumentgo2nplant_spcanavalia ensiformis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegojogojovibe in very good form, solid, wellI bi gojogojo wa ?Are you in good form?gokonkind of grasspanicum anabaptismum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegolo2nplant_sppennisetum pedicellatum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegolobe1ntree_spcombretum micrathum1.4.1Treegolobe2ntree_sp1.4.1TreegolobolikabinnSenegal thick-kneeburhinus senegalensis1.5.1.2Birdgolosiranpenetrating the skin, transdermalgolotigin.compperson wearing an uniform (e.g. military)gongon2nkind of grassvetiveria nigritana1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegoningwɛnkind of fishsynodontis clarias1.5.1.5Fishgoolo1nkind of grasssetaria pallidi fusca1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegoolo2nkind of grasspennisetum pedicellatum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegorobinɛ var.kirikiimportant ladygɔbilennkind of plantcanavalia ensiformis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegɔnjiginmale baboon1.5.1.1Mammalgɔɔn3nkind of grasspanicum anabaptistum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegwabantree_spficus platyphylla1.4.1Treegwanan 2á-ã́nwho has not been takengwaso2nkind of fishgnathonemus senegalensis1.5.1.5Fishgweènkind of lianalandolphia heudelotii1.4.1Treegwelentree_spprosopis africana1.4.1Treegwelekalaè-é-à-ánkind of eaglestephanoaetus coronatus1.5.1.2Birdgweniè-ínkind of treepteocarpus erinaceus1.4.2Bush, shrubgwɛgikunplant_spheliotropium indicum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinegwɛn1nplant_splandolphia heudelotii1.4.2Bush, shrubgwɛninntree-sppterocarpus erinaceus1.4.1Treegwɛɲintree_spmaytenus senegalensis1.4.2Bush, shrubgwɛrɛngwɛrɛnninnkind of treehymenocardia acida; hymenocardia lyrata1.4.1Treei 3proreflexive pronoun for you sg. he / she and theyJaraw tun bi na i min.The lions came to drink water.i foexprhow terrible, greeting to someone being sick or sufferingi ni tileexprhello (in the middle of the day)i taawexpryour (close) peoplejaabaàà-ánserious drought1.1.1WeatherJaaw n’u daɲɛgafeba farafinnanAfrican visual / illustrated dictionary3.1.1Learnjabakasalanplant_spcassia alata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejabenplant_splawsonia inermis1.4.2Bush, shrubjajɛnkind of grassbrachiaria fulva1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejakumamusonfemale cat1.5.1.1Mammaljakumawaraà-ù-à-á-ánserval1.5.1.1Mammaljalajindrink from the Ebony tree, very bitterNi a ye li dun ɲɔgɔn fɛ, ni jalaji nana, a ka o min ɲɔgɔn fɛ.Proverb: If you eat honey together, when bitter water comes, you should drink it together (Stay together even in bad times).jalaninkumankind of plantcassia nigricans1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejamanselicfjamanselimɔgɔkelenselin.compcollective prayerjan janadjhigh, tallJalayiriw ka jan jan.The trees are high.jangara2ntree_spannona senegalensis1.4.1Treejansa 2ã̀-àngifts given to a griota yi samaɲin di a safa jansa yejantolitake note thatJaran.pro.family namejaradenninà-à-ẽ̀-ĩ́nlion cub1.5.1.1Mammaljarakɔrɔkilifarankind of plantsmilax kraussiana1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejaramusoà-à-ú-ónfemale lion1.5.1.1Mammaljarawulenninngrasshopper_sp, locust_sp1.5.1.7Insectjatɔá-ɔ́nimmoral personjelibaè-ì-ángreat griotjeliyaè-ì-ánart / know-how of the griotjɛbilenninnblack winged Red Bishopeuplectes hordeaceus / euplectes orix1.5.1.2Birdjɛgɛwalann.compgutted fish, dried and fermentedjɛkɔnɔninsaɲɔnkind of plantpolycarpaea linearifolia1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejɛlankunankind of treecommiphora africana1.4.1Treejɛnɛjabankind of plantgladiolus klattianus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejɛnsiranby sexual transmissionjiminkalankind of plantclerodendrum capitatum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejiminkalaninnkind of grasspanicum long jubatum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejinabana 2nillness caused by evil spirits2.2.1Diseasejinɔgɔí-ɔ́-ɔ́nused water, dirty water1.3Waterjirɔminanbush-bucktragelaphus spekeijitolikasaí-ó-í-á-ánsmell of rotten waterjokalanblack-crowned Tchagratchagra senegala1.5.1.2Birdjolennplant_spimperata cylindrica1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejononbonnplant_sptinospora bakis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejɔlennkind of grassimperata cylindrica1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejɔnkɔrɔmɛngriot castejumaselin.compFriday prayers at the mosquejumɛfinnkind of bird, open-billanastomus lamelligerus1.5.1.2Birdjurajugun.compperson with several sexual partnersjutuguninnkind of plantbiophytum apodiscias1.4.3Grass, herb, vinejuunntree_spmitragyna inermis1.4.1Treek'anexprthat usAla k'an tanga juguman ma.May God protect us from evil.k'an b'u foexprgive them our greetings (greeting to someone leaving)k'iexprmay youAla k'i kisi a ɲɔgɔn ma.May god protect you from similar things.ka ban1exprand finishedA ye baara kɛ ka ban.He finished working.ka man kaá ã́ àexprmust not, should notA man kan ka taga.He should not go away.ka2ápartparticle linking subject and predicative adjectiveA ka ɲi.It’s good.O ka kɛnɛ.They are well.ka3 1àpartinfinitive marker, to ...ka taga, ka kuma, ka tagamato go, to speak, so walkka3 2àpartlink between verbs, and ... and ...A tagamana ka ben, ka wili, ka boli.He walked, fell, stood up and ran.ka3 3àpartconnective for sentences with the same subject, continuation of eventsA y'a ye k'a fo.He saw him and greeted him.ka4ápartmarking of a wish or commandsAla ka baraka don deen na.May God bless this child.A ko Musa ka na.He said that Moussa should come.An ka julakan fɔ.Let's speak Dioula.Ala k'a balo.May God give him a long life.ka5áauximperative marker for first person pluralÁn ka jii min!Let's drink the water!kaakaanàá-àánumAfrican Pied Horn-bill1.5.1.2Birdkaanibankind of shrublippia chevalieri1.4.2Bush, shrubkaba6nkind of fig treeficus platyphylla1.4.1Treekabadensaánsnake_sp1.5.1.3Reptilekaburudenn.compmortuary chamber of a tombkalakala1ánbird_sp1.5.1.2Birdkalakarintree_sphymenocardia acida1.4.1Treekalanta 1nfor reading, readablekale1á-énwhite horse with pink noseKalifan.proname of a boykaliyan.compviolent internal pains,, illnesses such as hernias and cysts 2.2.1Diseasekalojuguninnmonth between Tabaski and Ramadankamaɲantree_spceltis integrifolia1.4.1Treekamasennkind of plantchrysanthellum americanum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekamibinnkind of grassbrachiaria stigmatisata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekanfilafɔla 1ã́-í-á-ɔ́-án.compperson who retractskangoroninntree_spstrychnos spinosa1.4.1Treekangwɛ1ã́-ɛ́cfjagokɛkankangwɛ1n adjdialect varietykanibanplant_spcapsicum annuum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekankɔrɔtahakɛmelodic height, tone pitch9Language and Grammarkannatigɛnhalal meat, kosher butchered meatkaradaá-á-áncard, for carding cotton fibres before spinningkarakasankind of fishplypterus sp.1.5.1.5Fishkarama1npolite society, marks of respectu y'a kunbɛn ni bonya ani karama yeKarangason.proname of a village of the Sambla people group4.2.1.2CityKarangasovigen.proname of a Vigue village4.2.1.2Citykarataà-à-ácfkaratakaratakaratanbig grass mat, dried long grasses matted together, used in making shelterskarijakumankind of shrubpsorospermum corymbiferum /guineense1.4.2Bush, shrubkarikari1cfkarikari1sotagasɔngɔnfinal priceI karikari ye joli ye ?What is your final price?kasannkind of plantipomoea muricata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekasi 2cfkasilakasivicrier (animal)kayikayinkind of plantdatura innoxis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekelen2 2é-ẽ́numalone, onlyA kelen na.Alone, by oneself.kenenkind of sorghumSorghum margaritiferum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekeningeé-ì-énvariety of sorghumSorghum gambicum5.2Food1.4.3Grass, herb, vineketalanplant_spcymbopogon giganteus1.4.3Grass, herb, vine2 1ɛ̀exclparticle of assertion, at the end of the sentenceA tagara kɛ.He went away, I assure you.Na ni fani ye kɛ !Bring the garment, will you!2 2ɛ̀or not, isn't it?A nana kɛ? Ɔnhɔn, a nana.He has come, hasn't he? yes, he came.kɛɛrennadankind of plantborreria scaber1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɛɛrɛnnadankind of planthibiscus panduriformis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɛɛrɛnworonkind of plantcommelina diffusa1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɛlɛbɛbilennkind of shrubcombretum micanthum1.4.2Bush, shrubkɛmɛ ni kelennumhundred and one, 1013.1.2Mathematicskɛmɛ ni tan ni kelennhundred and eleven, 1113.1.2Mathematicskɛndɔyenmembership (maths)kɛndɔyeli3.1.2Mathematicskɛnkalibankind of shrubvepris heterophylla1.4.2Bush, shrubkilecɛmannkey without groovekilemusomannkey with groovekilikinkind of treedichrostachys cinerea / glomerata1.4.1TreeKingirigann.compname of a village4.2.1.2Citykiramantonwn.compthe disciples of the Prophet Mohammedkiriki 2var.gorobinɛnimportant ladykiriki 3var.gorobinɛnsmall person with great strengthkirisi 2var.kilisivprepare with the help of incantationstulu nin kirisi ka bilakobaliyanlack of cleaningkogiranplant_spalchornea cordifolia1.4.2Bush, shrubkokonkind of plantsansevieria senegambica1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekolanfunkind of lianaluffa cylindrica1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekolo2ó-ónantelope_sp1.5.1.1Mammalkolobakariadjword of praise addressed to a Diarrakolokari1 2ncomplicated situationkolokolo2ntree_spafrormosia laxiflora1.4.2Bush, shrubkoloninó-ó-ĩ́noribi antelope1.5.1.1Mammalkoloningwɛnkind of treesecuriega virosakolonkolon2ò-ò-ò-ónant_sp1.5.1.7Insectkonayanstate of a woman without childrenFurujoona ti konaya sa.Marrying early doesn’t stop you being without children.kongo1 2ndisease caused by bush spiritskongosirankind of treesterculia setigera1.4.1TreeKoniban.pro.name given to a child born after twinskonkonninnkind of mud-fishclarias anguillaris / senegalensis1.5.1.5Fishkoɲuman 2ngood actionI ye koɲuman kɛ.You did well.antkojugu2 1korafɔlanharp / lute playerkoro1ntree_spvitex doniana1.4.1Treekoroba1nplant_spvitex cienkowski1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekoroba2ò-ò-ánkind of treevitex doniana1.4.1Treekoroninfinnkind of treevitex chrysocarpa1.4.1Treekoroninsumagonkind of treevitex madiansis /barbata1.4.1Treekorotontree_spacacia macrostachya1.4.1Treekotonblack fruit5.2Foodkoyankind of treemanilkara multinervis1.4.1Treekoyi 1exclat end of positive phrase: certainlyNne lara a la koyi !I certainly believe that!A ma kuma koyi !He didn't speak, of course he did!koyi 2exclat end of negative phrase: not at allNne ma la a la koyi !I don’t believe that at all!kɔbagankind of plantpistia stratiotes1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɔkisankind of treesyzygium guineense1.4.1Treekɔkolo1 2cfcɛtigɛ1kɔkolo1nmain support beam for roof of house or sheltercɛtigɛ1kɔkunkind of plantnymphaea lotus / micrantha1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɔlɔbɛnkind of shrubcombretum micranthum1.4.2Bush, shrubKɔmɔnɔɔ̀-ɔ́nperson of the Komono people4.2.1.3Communitykɔmɔtulonn.compcoming out of the Komo (celebration)kɔmurunkind of plantrhynchospora corymbosa1.4.3Grass, herb, vineKɔnɛn.profamily namekɔnɛrɛnkind of treesamanea dinklagei1.4.1Treekɔngɔbansevere faminekɔngɔrɔnɔ́nantelope_sp1.5.1.1Mammalkɔni1interquestion mark (yes or no question)Kɔni a bi jii min ? Ɔnhɔn !Does she drink water? Yes!Kɔni baba ka kɛnɛ?Daddy, is he in good health?kɔnkɔn2ɔ̃̀-ɔ̃́ncatfishSynodontis sp.1.5.1.5Fishkɔnɔninkadɔlɔ1nkind of plantnelsonia canescens1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɔnɔninkadɔlɔ2nkind of plantspilanthes sp1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɔnɔninkafininkind of grassdigitaria argillacea1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɔnɔninsiyɔnkind of plantcassia mimosoides1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɔntabankind of shrubcassia alata1.4.2Bush, shrubkɔɲɔyaɔ́-ɔ́-ánmanifestations for weddingA ni kɔɲɔya.Happy marriage (Greeting).kɔɔribankind of plantgossypium barbadense1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɔɔrininnkind of plantgossypium hirsutum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɔrɔbiriliɔ́nthird hoeing (in September)6.2Agriculturekɔrɔkelenn.comphas one single sensekɔrɔngɛyinnkind of lianaopilia celtidifolia1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekɔrɔyugurivtturn over soil around plants, e.g. to mix in fertilizer6.2Agriculturekɔrɔyugurinanvttype of hoe for turning over soil around plants6.2.1Agricultural toolkɔsɔmɔnkind of treeuapaca heudelotii / guineensis1.4.1Treekukuruninntree_spopilia celtidifolia1.4.1Treekumasen 2ú-á-ẽ́nsubject of a discussionkumudankind of plant climbing stemsampelocissus leonensis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekuna3nkind of treestropahtus sarmentosus1.4.1Treekunakala 1nkind of treestropahtus sarmentosus1.4.1Treekunasiniú-à-í-ìnday before yesterdayMusa nana kunasini.Moussa came the day before yesterday.kunbɛnselekenangles that are opposed at the peak3.1.2Mathematicskundanlanperson who plaits/braids hair6.1Worker, occupationkunfɛpostpwithout paying attentionA bi kuma a kunfɛ.He speaks without paying attention.kungosirantree_spsterculia setigera1.4.2Bush, shrubkungurubanplant_spmitrocarpus scaber1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekungwɛntree_spguiera senegalensis1.4.2Bush, shrubkunkolocindisease of children (lowering of fontanel)2.2.1Diseasekunkontannwithout problems, without worriesMɔgɔ si kunkontan tɛ.Nobody is without problems.kunnafonijɛnsɛnsobanpublic relation officekunutaù-ù-ánswallowing, taking in through the mouthkuranajigi1n.compceremony of Koran readingkuranajigi2n.compceremony at the end of Koran readingkuranasanimannholy Korankurubanandisease of the joints2.2.1Diseasekurukuru4ù-ù-ú-únkind of plantleucas martinicensis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekurukurunin1nkind of plantindigofera macrocalyx1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekurunsamanɔnfɔnnkind of lianapaullinia pinnata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinekuruwulunkind of plantblepharis linariifolia1.4.3Grass, herb, vinela-áprefprefix, often carrying a causative senseA ka Musa lana.He caused Moussa to come.A ye Awa lakasi.He made that Awa weeps.unspec. comp. formalalatigɛla5áconjconnector relating superlative elementsO bɛɛ la dɔgɔnin.The smallest of them all.laaáadvintense (for a blow)A ka misi y'a tan laa!His cow kicks him very severely.labanmubɛnthe finish line, end productantmumɛfɔlɔ3.1.2Mathematicslabɛnnikokuracflabɛnkokuralabɛnnikokuran.compresetting, reconstructionlabilaworoá-í-á-ó-ón.compkola nut to get permission for marriageladonbagana person who helps somebody elselajanvput on its back (face upwards)A lajan tile la.Put him face upwards.lajɛbalivnot tried, not examined, not testedKoo lajɛbali, tiɲɛ ti lɔn.If you don't test out a thing, you don't know whether it is true or not. (proverb)lajinperson having done the pilgrimage to Mecca2Personlakasicfkasilakasivtcause to cry, weepO le y'a muso lakasi.That is what made his wife weap.lalavheap uplaminifɔɲɔnatmosphere1.1Skylamɔcogocfbalocogolamɔcogon.compmanner of educating (a child)lamusalonnon ThursdayA nana lamusalon.He came on Thursday.landabilan.compabandon of the traditionlansara 2nthird Muslim prayer (around 4 pm)larondish made of cereals cooked with the sauce5.2Foodlatagalannthat which makes something functionMasinmafɛn dɔ latagalan ye sansi.Certain machines function with petrol.lele1nleaves for sauceceratotheca sesamoides1.4.3Grass, herb, vinelele2advvery: sweet, salty, good, tasty, white, clear, late, hotA ka timi lele.It is very sweet.lengɛntree_spafzelia africana1.4.1Treeleru1ntree_sperythrinia senegalensis1.4.1Treelɛfɛnwoven straw lid, fan, winnowing basket6.6Toollɛkɔnɔnbearded barbetlybius dubius1.5.1.2Birdlimaniya1ì-à-ì-ánhave faith, trustlimɔgɔbanbig green flylimɔgɔkatalinkind of plantcassia nigricans1.4.3Grass, herb, vinelo 2òpartemphatic value, it is thatMuso bi yan. Muso lo bi yan.The woman is here. It is the woman that is here.Lobin.propeople group in the south-west of Burkina Fasolobikann.compLobi languagelokansecret language of those who own the maskslonmakɔnɔn.compsituation of incertitude (health)lonɲumann.compday of liberation (pregnancy)Ala ka lonɲuman di.lonponkind of treepseudocedrela kotschyi1.4.1Treelorinsmall car7.1.1Travellɔgɔfɛɔ́-ɔ́-í-ɛ́ntowards market, at the marketA tagara lɔgɔfɛ la.He went to the market.lɔgɔmannhandful of foodlɔgɔmɔɔ́-ɔ́-ɔ́n.compgift for the children that one brings from the market visitma-vintentional value, voluntary actionbɔ, mabɔcome out, move awayma2ápartmarking of wish for blessings or cursesAmi, Ala ma duga minɛna.amen, may god exhaust your wishes.Ala m'a balora.May God give him a long life.maajankind of plantcyperus articulatus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemabɛnnidaɲɛngrammatical word9Language and GrammarmagantagatoolenánAfrican grey Horn-bill1.5.1.2Birdmajasinankind of plantcyperus esculentus /scirpus sp.1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemajasunnkind of plantscirpus articulatus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemalo1 2à-ónrice plantoryza sativa1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemalobagatɔnashamed person, disgraceful person, humiliated person, confused personmalobɔnɲɛnankind of plantpolygala arenaria1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemalobɔɔrɔnsack of ricemalodumukɔnɔninà-ò-ù-ɔ́-ɔ́-ĩ́nsandpiperphilomachus pugnax1.5.1.2Birdmalokalanrice stalk1.4.5Parts of a plantmalomafɛnndisgraceful thingmalomaloà-ó-à-ónlocust_sp1.5.1.7Insectmamarikujanninnparadise whydah birdfaatumatakujanninvidua orientalis1.5.1.2Birdmana3à-ánkind of treelophira lanceolata1.4.1Treemanamanacogontype o shiningFiin ye kelen ye, nga a manamanacogo ti kelen ye.The blackness is the same, but the kind of shining is not the same. (proverb)mananincanankind of treeochna schweinfurthii1.4.1Treemandekan.pro.Malinke person4.2.1.3Communitymandensunsunntree_spannona senegalensis1.4.2Bush, shrubmangalaninnkind of antelope1.5.1.1Mammalmangalaninwulennred flanked Duiker1.5.1.1MammalMangorotu 1n.proname of a village4.2.1.2Citymaniyavtask people why they did comemanje 2à-écfmanjepapayenpapaya treecarica papaya1.4.1Treemankalanninnantelope_spsylvicapra grimmia1.5.1.1Mammalmankandilanselekewncomplementary angles3.1.2Mathematicsmaɲumanko2n.compsituation of suffering or pain or harnessmarabaganone who keeps, protectsmarakanjuguninnkind of plantglossonema boveanum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemarasaworoá-á-á-ó-ón.compyellow cola nutmasababoloninnyellowish cricket1.5.1.7Insectmasalalenkɔnɔnkind of Storkephippiorhynchus senegalensis1.5.1.2Birdmasiri 2à-í-ívtdecoratingmasɔrɔ 2vthave time or opportunity or means tomasɔrɔbagatɔn.compwho has the time tomatarininkind of treecitrus deliciosa1.4.1TreeMawuludinanniversary of Muhammad’s birthMawuludi ye Mahamadu ka bangeli saanyɛlɛma ye.Maulud is the anniversary of Muhammad’s birth.miinanstage of hajj pilgrimagemiiri2nkind of small fishmicralestes acutidens1.5.1.5Fishmina3ntitle of respect given to equal men as the fatherMina Buba ni tile.Good morning mister Buba.minan3ndisease of millet (dries it out)diro6.2Agricultureminan4nkind of insect1.5.1.7Insectminanbaì-à-ánkind of elktauritragus derbianus1.5.1.1Mammalminigɔlinkind of plant1.4.1Treeminiɲadonson.compbig python1.5.1.3Reptileminkɔnĩ̀-ɔ̃́nkind of plum treespondias mombin1.4.2Bush, shrubminnupro.relrelative pronoun pluralminnu man kɛnɛthose who are not wellminsigincushion or cloth that one puts on the head to carry loadsmiɲanganMiniyanka people group4.2.1.3Communitymisi finmanncow with dark furmisibolansɛrɛnkind of uneatable melontricosanthes cucumerina1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemisikacfmangoromisikanvariety of mango5.2.1Types of foodmisikolonbagankind of plantcissus palmafitida / cyphostemma waterlotii1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemisikunberenplant_spportulaca oleracea1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemisikunbereninnkind of plantboerhavia diffusa / erecta1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemisikunbɛrɛnplant_spportulaca oleracea1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemisininkunbere1nkind of plantalternanthera nodiflora /sessilis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemisininkunbere2nkind of plantportulaca oleracea1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemisirilantugannkind of dovecolumba guinea1.5.1.2Birdmisisɛnɛì-ì-ɛ́-ɛ́nagriculture with animal help6.2Agriculturemisisosonplant_spcrotalaria retusa1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemisitigincow ownermiyɛtɔnperson who is crazy about meatmogoyirinplant_spstereopermum kunthianum1.4.2Bush, shrubmolodasonplant_spzornia glochidiata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemooronkind of plantutricularia stellaris1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemorikalankaramɔgɔnKoran school teacher6.1Worker, occupationmorikolonkind of fishmormyrus hasselquistii1.5.1.5Fishmoriya 1nmystic-religious practice1 3ɔ̀vibe ready to eat, be ready for delivering a childDumuni mɔna.The food is ready.mɔgɔbabɔvbehave as if one was importantmɔgɔkelenselicfjamanselimɔgɔkelenselinindividual prayermɔgɔkolonkind of treestereospermum kunthianum / lonchocarpus laxiflorus1.4.1Treemɔgɔyirinkind of treestereospermum kunthianum / lonchocarpus laxiflorus1.4.1Treemɔli 2ɔ̀-íncooking, roasting, bakingmɔnpɛrinfather, catholic priest6.1Worker, occupationmɔɔsikann.compthe Moore languagemugan ni filanumtwenty-two, 223.1.2Mathematicsmugan ni kelennumtwenty-one, 213.1.2Mathematicsmugu2ù-únkind of shrubjatropha curcas1.4.2Bush, shrubmugu4ù-únkind of fishsynodontis filamentosus1.5.1.5Fishmugubanlarge baggy trousers worn under a boubou5.3Clothingmugufarannkind of dish5.2Foodmugufinnkind of fishsynodontis courteti1.5.1.5Fishmugujinkind of traditional drink5.2Foodmugumugu 3ncrushed piece of somethingmumunhorse with beige coat / fur1.5.1.1Mammalmuntancloud, mist, fog (hiding the sun)Munta bi.The sun is hidden by clouds.muru2ú-únkind of termite that destroys the millet1.5.1.7Insectmuso gwɛmannwoman with a bright skinmusobolonwhere the door pivot hinges aremusokeronininplant_sptribulus terrestris1.4.3Grass, herb, vinemusokonsexual problem sexual desire (male), matter of women (concerns a man)musokɔrɔnin1 2nkind of beetlegalerita interstitialis1.5.1.7Insectmusokɔrɔnin2nvery old woman2Personmusomusoninninsect provoking blindness1.5.1.7Insectmusowaankind of tall grasscymbopogon giganteus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinen'iexprand yourI cɛɛ n'i deenw do?How is your husband and how are your children?na bɔ ... yecfna bɔ ... yetaga bɔ ... yeexprcome and visitI ma na bɔ ne ye.You didn’t come and visit me.na tali kɛexprto come and participatena4átitle of respect given to equals of the fatherN na Musa.Uncle Moussa.naamuexclYes, I’m listening, indicating the assent / approval of the interlocutorA y'a laminɛ, ko naamu.He answered him inviting him to continue to speak.naaremanwith butterBuru naarema.Bread containing butter.nabagaà-á-ánone who comes, the one who is just bornNabaga ye tagabaga ye.The one who comes also goes.nafolomugunlarge sum of money6.7Financenakunà-ṹnreason for visitnamakɔrɔbankind of plantleucas martinicensis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenaminɔrɔncheap piece of jewelerynana1nkind of fishmormyridae1.5.1.5Fishnanafinmanninnkind of fishmarcusenius petricolus1.5.1.5Fishnanbɛlɛã́-ɛ́-ɛ́n.compsomebody who pushes too much to go quicklynanbilankind of plantmonechma ciliatum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenanbulunany leaf used for saucenanfurabulu5.2Food6.2Agriculturenanjimanwith sauceMalo nanjima.Rice with sauce.nankɔradennchild born before the weddingnanmugunpounded baobab leaves for sauce5.2Foodnansegenkind of plantgynandropsis gynandra1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenanselunkind of plantcleome gynandra1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenarakatabankind of grasscynodon dactylon1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenaralanplant_spasparagus africanus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenasegenplant_spgynandropsis gynandra1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenasinmagic protection prepared by a marabounasikolonKoranic writing used as a talismannbaaáàcfnbaanseeexprmale response to a greeting, thank you«I dansɛ.» «Nbaa.»«Welcome.» «Thank you.»negela1nkind of fishgymnarchus niloticus1.5.1.5Fishnɛgɛsonbike, bicycle nɛrɛ 1ɛ̀-ɛ́ndawadawa treeParkia biglobosa1.4.1Treenɛrɛdɛgɛndish made of dawadawa flour5.2Foodnɛrɛninnkind of treedelonix regia1.4.1Treenɛrɛsinanbig treeentada africana1.4.1Treenɛrɛsunndawadawa treeParkia biglobosa1.4.1Treenɛrɛtumugundawadawa powder, seasoningnigirinkind of grassdactyloctenium aegyptium1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenimɔgɔcɛnhusband of the oldest sister, youngest brother of the husband4.1.1Kinshipnimɔgɔmusonwife of the oldest brother, youngest sister of the wife4.1.1Kinshipnimɔgɔninnyoungest in-law (with which one has a joking relationship)4.1.1Kinshipnin3progives an emotional value to the noun it is substitutedMuso y'a deen ko ka a jɛ ka a nin da a kɛrɛfɛ.The woman washed well her child and put his little beloved one next to her.nɔgɔnɔgɔbilennkind of treegrewia bicolor1.4.1Treenɔgɔnɔgɔfinnkind of treegrewia venusta / mollis /pubescens1.4.1Treenɔgɔnɔgɔgwɛnkind of treegrewia pubescens / villosa / mollis1.4.1Treenɔnaɔ̀-ápostpat the place ofnɔɔ fɛpostpfollowing, becausenɔɔnsikunkind of plantheliotropium indicum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenɔrɔlanba1nkind of plantpupalia lappacea1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenɔrɔlanba2nkind of grasscenchrus barbata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenugu2nkind of plantageratum conyzoides1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenugusɛgɛnkind of plantbuchnera hispida1.4.3Grass, herb, vinenumuyabaaranblacksmith worknunadafatannasal or pre-nasalised consonantnunkɔndorsum nasi2.1Bodyɲaamɛŋɔninkind of plantcentaurea perrottetii / senegalensis1.4.3Grass, herb, vineɲadimitɔnperson with a bad eyesight2.2.1Diseaseɲajannkind of tree snakedispholidus typus1.5.1.3Reptileɲajibɔ 2vcause to weepɲalobannkind of plantsolanum nigrum1.4.3Grass, herb, vineɲamabankind of treepiliostigma thonningii / Bauhinia thonnningii1.4.1Treeɲamacɛnkind of treepiliostigma reticulatum / bauhinia reticulatum1.4.1Treeɲamajolinseeping eczema2.2.1Diseaseɲamakalacfgarankejeliɲamakalancasted person, e.g. blacksmith, bard, leather-workerɲamakubarankind of plant, Paradise grains, Guinea pepperaframomum melegueta1.4.3Grass, herb, vineɲamaninnkind of tree fruit with strong smellbauhinia thonningii fruitƝamantonn.proname given to a child whose mother has suffered a series of infant deaths: to prevent his death he is placed on a pile of rubbish for a few minutes after his birthɲamatɔ1à-à-ɔ́nperson suffering from scurf patch2.2.1Diseaseɲamɔgɔmusoà-ɔ̀-ɔ̀-ú-ónlover (female)ɲanatigɛvbe big, be grown up, be bright, have the age of reasoningɲangonmean because of jealousy, jealousy, selfishɲanibagatɔndestitute person2Personɲantanwho does not knowdunanɲɛntanɲaɲakantree_spcombretum velutinum1.4.1Treeɲawulennannred powder (for sauce)5.2Foodɲeniɲeninwhite-faced tree-duckmiyɛmiyɛnindendrocygna viduata1.5.1.2Birdɲɛmɔgɔdenn.compchild born outside of marriage: either a child born to an unmarried woman, or a child born from a relationship with a man who is not the husbandɲɛniɲɛninwhistling duckdendrocygna viduata1.5.1.2Birdɲɛɲɛkinindish made from small pieces of millet or rice5.2Foodɲinanninkalannkind of mouselemniscomys barbarus1.5.1.1Mammalɲinansannthis yearɲinɛminɛnannkind of grasssetaria verticillata1.4.3Grass, herb, vineɲini 2vibe almost..., be at the point ofA bi ɲini ka sa.He is close to dying.Ɲɔ bi ɲini ka dɛsɛ.The millet is running short.ɲinsennspace between the toothɲintinndish with holes, used for steaming rice5.5Containerɲɔngiri 2vtmake kneel down (e.g. camel)ɲɔningwacɛnkind of flying insect1.5.1.7Insectŋaanià-ívdraw, trace, write, scratch superficiallyŋaɲakankind of shrubcombretum molle1.4.2Bush, shrubŋaɲiadvvery tight, very dry, very rigidŋɔnifinnkind of acacia treeacacia dudgeonii1.4.1Treeŋɔnigwɛnkind of acacia treeacacia macrostachya1.4.1Treeo b’a sɔrɔconjthen (following conditional clause)o le y’a toexprthat’s whyo3óintensive value, exclamation, ah!Nin ti nne dan o!Ah! that one won't escape!oluò-úcfoluuprothey, them: third person plural pronoun (emphatic)Olu nana.They, they have come.ɔɔ̀conjand then, and yetƆ Adama ko o ye tiɲɛ ye.And then Adam said: «it is true.»pa pa paadvveryBaara gwanna pa pa pa.The work is very hot.paaadvnoise of a violent blowA nana kɛ dugu ma paa !He crashed on the ground with a noise!palanlalanplant_spcassia occidentalis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinepalanpalannkind of shrubcassia occidentalis1.4.2Bush, shrubpanfɛnnbird, fowl, all flying animalspankurunnatagamanjourney by planepankurun-na-taamapari3á-ívscrew up one's eyes, to blinkpegunninnkind of treelannea acida1.4.1Treepekunintree_splannea acida1.4.1Treepepenkind of fishschilbe mystus1.5.1.5FishpɛrɛmugunBaobab fruit flower5.2Foodpɔliyɔbilennkind of fishheterobranchus bidorsalis1.5.1.5Fishpɔliyɔfinnkind of fishheterobranchus longifilis1.5.1.5Fishpɔpɔnkind of treeanthocleista procera1.4.1Treepɔrɔn ŋɔnimankind of plantamaranthus spinosus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinepɔrɔn2nkind of plantamaranthus sp.1.4.3Grass, herb, vinepɔrɔtɔrɔbaaran.compdifficult and poorly paid jobpusupusuninnwater barrel on wheelssa2exclplaced at the end of a phrase to add a sense of impatience, then, soSabali sa !Be patient! Calm down!A bɛɛ fɔ sa !Say it all!A to yen sa ! Let him then!saagwɛntree_spacacia seyal1.4.1Treesaagwɛbankind of acacia treeacacia sieberiana1.4.1Treesaamɛ1nrice dish5.2Foodsabarabatiginpeople wearing an uniform (e.g. police, military officer)6.1Worker, occupationsabarajɔsibɔrɔsicffinikobɔrɔsisabarajɔsibɔrɔsinshoe cleaning brushsabati 3vtkeep in good/strong stateFarikoloɲanagwɛ bi kɛnɛya sabati.Sport keeps you in good health.sabiat this time, at present, since a long timeNi sanji tun ma na, sabi y'a sɔrɔ an tagara.If it hadn't rained, we would have gone since a long time.sabikɔɔnkɔnnkind of fishbrachysynodontis batensoda1.5.1.5Fishsafa2nkind of disease (starts in the mouth)2.2.1Diseasesafɛexprthat causes thatsafo1 1naround 8 pmsafo1 2nfifth Muslim prayer (around 8 pm)sagamuso 2à-à-ú-ónwoman with the character of a sheepsagasaga1à-à-á-ántype of sauce, eaten with rice5.2Foodsagasaga2á-á-á-ánkind of plantsesbania1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesagwannkind of treebridelia ferruginea / micrantha1.4.1Treesajigɛgwɛnkind of fishpolypterus senegalus1.5.1.5Fishsajuguà-ú-únsnake_sp1.5.1.3Reptilesakunufinnkind of birdardea melanocephala1.5.1.2BirdsakunugwɛmannEgret (kind)egretta garzetta1.5.1.2Birdsalanobontree_spbaissea multiflora1.4.2Bush, shrubsalogoni 1nAfrican Darteranhinga rufa1.5.1.2Birdsalonnasininyear before lastsama1 2à-ávtbring a gift (when returning from a journey)I ye n sama wa ?Have you brought me a present?I ye n sama mun na ?What have you brought me as a present?sama1 3à-ávtrun an errand for somebody, messagesamabalinkind of shrubcombretum nigricans1.4.2Bush, shrubsamadenà-à-énelephant's child1.5.1.1Mammalsamagarankind of shrubswartzia madagascarensis1.4.2Bush, shrubsamakabinnkind of grasseragrostis major1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesamalemurunkind of lemon treeafraegle paniculata1.4.1Treesamanbalintree_spcombretum nigricans1.4.1Treesamanɛrɛnkind of treeentada africana / abyssinica / sudanica1.4.1Treesamaɲinɛninnkind of fishsynodontis sorex1.5.1.5Fishsamasen1nkind of plantcostus spectabilis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesamatulonkind of treeanthocleista procerasamiɲadondan.compbeginning of the rainy season1.1.1Weathersamiyadondanbeginning of rainy seasonsamufinnkind of fishporcus docmac1.5.1.5Fishsamugwɛnkind of fishporcus bayad / filamentosus1.5.1.5Fishsan3ánkind of grassrottboellia exaltata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesananntree_spdaniella oliveri1.4.1Treesanbɛã̀-ɛ́exclevery yearSanbɛ! Sanbɛ! I ni saan kura.New Year's greeting.sancɔrɔntɔnkingfisherhalcyon leucocephala1.5.1.2Birdsanfalankind of skin disease2.2.1Diseasesangansonbuilding with more than one story/floor6.5Buildingsanji 2ã́-ínyear (rainy season)sanjiweelekɔnɔninnkind of birdhalcyon leucocephala1.5.1.2Birdsankilobɔrɔn100 kg sacksankunajinfirst rains (April-May)1.1Sky1.1.1Weathersanpɛrɛnyirinkind of shrubjatropha gossypifolia1.4.2Bush, shrubsantapartto be boughtsantolonkind of fishtylochromis jentinki1.5.1.5Fishsaɲɛntree_spacacia seyal1.4.1Treesara6à-ánsmall fish_spalestes nurse / brycinus nurse1.5.1.5Fishsaranvswallow in the wrong way, strangle oneself by swallowingsaratanamount to paysariyasunkɔnɔfɛnn.compgrammatical elements9Language and Grammarsataá-áncause of a deathsatɛnɛnkind of plantdatura innoxium1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesayiyirininnkind of plantargemone mexicana1.4.3Grass, herb, vinese1 3évtarrive at maturityKaba ma se fɔlɔ.The maize is not yet ready (for harvesting).seelenkind of small drum4.2Musical instrumentseen3 2ndrilling, well drilled into the ground, sinkingseerebanaé-énkind of illness, disease_sp2.2.1Diseaseseerejuguyanfalse witnessseeremumɛnbaseline set3.1.2Mathematicssegininnkind of plantvernonia sp1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesekoyiralatilenninn.compcorrection for the exercise9Language and Grammarsekufalinkind of plantstylosanthes fruticosa1.4.3Grass, herb, vineselekelafoninindilanselekewnsupplementary angles3.1.2Mathematicsselibagané-í-á-ã́nanimal killed and eaten on feast daySelibakaloé-í-á-á-ónmonth of the Tabaski festival, 12th month of the lunar yearselifana 1é-í-à-ánearly afternoon prayer, around 2 pmselifana 2é-í-à-ánsecond Muslim prayer (around 2 pm)seliji1é-í-ínwater for ablutions, before prayerselijimusonwoman excising girlsselikaloé-í-á-ónthe tenth month of the lunar calendar, the month in which the feast at the end of Ramadan is celebratedselimafɛné-í-á-ɛ̃́cfselimafɛnselimafongift given on a festival dayselimafo 1é-í-á-ócfselimafɛnselimafovtgreet and share good wishes on a feast dayseliwagatié-í-á-ínprayer timeFajiri, selifana, lansara, fitiri ani safo ye seliwagatiw ye.... are the prayer times.sendabaninnlarge pants descending to the knees, knickers, drawers, panties5.3Clothingsenkanmankututan.comppresent participial9Language and Grammarsenkelenninncattle disease known as blacklegsenlayɔrɔnstep of a stairsennakowncurrent affairs, the newssensanfinnkind of treepseudocedrela kotschyi1.4.1Treesensangwɛnkind of treetrichilia emetica1.4.1Treesere2 1npregnancy close together, short successive pregnanciesseredennchild weaned too earlyseribabilennGenet catgenetta genetta1.5.1.1Mammalseribafinnlarge spotted Genetgenetta tigrina1.5.1.1MammalseribaninnVillier's Genetgenetta thierryi1.5.1.1Mammalserilié-í-ínsow by scattering6.2Agriculturesewuadvwithout a word... bɛɛ y'i kɛ sewu.... all were completely silent.sɛdanganchicken of age to lay eggssɛgɛbankind of plantbuchnera hispida1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesɛgɛbilen2nkind of plantstriga senegalensis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesɛgɛn1 2ntraditional soapsɛgɛndenɛ́-ɛ́-ényoung eagle1.5.1.2Birdsɛgɛninnparasitic millet plantstriga senegalensis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesɛgɛrɛ 2vtgo and findsɛnɛ2ɛ̀-ɛ́ngratin, crust sticking to the bottom of the pan5.2Foodsɛnɛkɛminanɛ̀-ɛ̀-ì-ɛ̀-ã́ntool used in farming, plowing toolsifilɛyirininnkind of treehymenocardia acida1.4.1Treesigiyɔrɔkelennsettleness, sedentarinesssiifinnadult, youngsiikelennsingle string lyre4.2Musical instrumentSikasosirandistrict of Bobo-Dioulassosiladɔnkɔnɔninnkind of sun-birdnectarinia sp.1.5.1.2Birdsilamaya 2nbecome a Muslimsilamayakɛmɛn.comphundred, 500 francssima1ì-ánof long lifeMɔgɔninfin simaw.People who live a long time.sima2nkind of cat-fisharius gigas1.5.1.5Fishsimantufancement bricksimaya 1vgive a long lifesin1 2auxbegin quickly to, start immediately tosinanguyanspecial relationship allowing exchange of joking in a special waysinga2ì-ánmythical river animalsini2ì-ínraising sun, time of the sun raisingsinikɛnɛí-í-ɛ́-ɛ́advday after tomorrow, two days latersiniyantree_spcassia siberiana1.4.1Treesinjanntree_spcassia sieberiana1.4.1Treesinjanbankind of treekigelia africana1.4.1Treesinsan2í-ánkind of treecassia siberiana1.4.1Treesinsin4naltar for twinssinsinnan 1í-í-ã́nthat which supportssinsinnan 2í-í-ã́ngrammatical particle9Language and Grammarsiɲaɛnatulonì-à-à-ú-ṍn.compall night celebrationsiɲɛ4nlong grass (kind of)rottboellia exaltata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesiɲɛnaì-ɛ́-ánall night celebrationsiɲɛna bi dugu ra bisira4ì-ánfood leftover from lat night (served warmed up)5.2Foodsiramugu2nflour from the fruit of the baobab treesirananmugunflour from dried and pounded baobab tree leavessisɛbananchicken diseasesisɛdanganyoung hen6.3Animal husbandrysisɛdenbankind of galaxy (star constellation1.1Skysisɛjolonchicken feathersisɛnɔrɔnannkind of grass plantsetaria verticillata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesisɛtɛnɛnkind of shrubsenna singueana1.4.2Bush, shrubsisinankind of treemanilkara multinervis1.4.1Treesiyafilajɛnncross (race)6.2Agriculturesobanlarge house, large buildingsoden3nsomeone visiting his / her place of originsogoforonkind of fishhemichromis bimaculatus / fasciatus1.5.1.5Fishsogojenikasaò-ò-è-ì-á-ánsmell of grilled meatsogwannanperson who provokes quarrels in the familysojanò-ã́ntall building, building with more than one story6.5Buildingsojɛgɛnkind of fishgymnarchus niloticus1.5.1.5Fishsokɛbalinperson unable to care for himselfsokɛnɛnfree space in front of the village, esplanadesokonin-house matters, internal, interiorsokɔnɔminɛnwó-ɔ́-ɔ́-í-ɛ̃́-ùnthings in the house, e.g. possessions, furniture, clothes, utensils.sokɔnɔɲinannhouse mouseMɔgɔ ti sanbara bɔ i ka sokɔnɔɲinan kanma. One doesn't take off his shoe and run after the mouse in his house. (proverb: Everything is done at the proper time.)solimannewly-circumcisedsolimabonninitiation hut for newly circumcisedsolimadennnewly circumcised person, newly excised personsomɔgɔw do?exprhow is your family?somusoninnwoman married (in an other village) and who comes home (to visit the family of origin)sonanaǒ-à-ánkind of fishmormyrops delicious1.5.1.5Fishsonsankatamugunkind of plantmerremia pentaphylla1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesonsanninbinnplant_sptridax procumbens1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesonsanninkajɔnkind of parasitic plantcuscuta australis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesonsonnkind of fishpar ophiocephalus obscurus1.5.1.5Fishsoɲɛnplant_spleptadenia hastata1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesoo2ntree_spisoberlinia doka1.4.1Treesoroŋɛɲɛnkind of fig treeficus exasperata1.4.1Treesosobankɛnɛsiinkind of plantleucas martinicensis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesosogo1ó-ó-óndomestic animalsosogwɛnannplant_sphyptis spicigera1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesoyirininntree_spstereospermum kunthianum1.4.1Treesɔfɔnnkind of plantcorchorus sp.1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesɔgɔ2nkind of fig treeficus exasperata1.4.1Treesɔgɔmatilensecond half of the morning (starting about at 9.30 a.m.)sɔgɔsɔgɔ2nkind of basket to wring the fonio5.5Containersɔngɔnnkind of fish (eating grass)distichodus rostratus1.5.1.5Fishsɔngɔsɔngɔvscold, tell offsɔnkala 1õ̀-á-ánlarge wooden spoon for making ’to’6.6Toolsɔɔn1ɔ̃́nBuffon's Kobkobus kob1.5.1.1Mammalsɔrɔ4ɔ́-ɔ́nstools of a babysɔsɔ4nkind of treeisoberlinia doka1.4.1Treesɔsɔdumulankind of leaves for sauce 5.2Foodsɔsɔkalankind of birdmyrmecocichla aethiops1.5.1.2Birdsubagabana tomotiginkind of plantricinus communis1.4.2Bush, shrubSubagaɲɛdugun.provillage in the Leraba area4.2.1.2Citysuguba1nlarge/central marketsugumɔú-ú-ɔ́nsmall gift for family member by the one who come home from the marketsuguri1ù-ù-ínmeal eaten before dawn before fasting for the daysukaromaadjwith sugarA sukaroma ka di.With sugar, it’s good.sukarotanadjwithout sugarsukɛnɛù-ɛ́-ɛ́nhouse where a funeral takes placesukojamanassembly assisting at a funeral (and customs that are associated with a funeral)sukolan1nkind of planthosludia opposita1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesulafinsannkind of treetrichilia emetica1.4.1Treesulaminkɔnnkind of lianaopilia celtidifolia / opilia amentacea1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesulimɔgɔù-í-ɔ́-ɔ́ncabbage fly1.5.1.7Insectsuma1 2ú-ávibecome coldN ka kafe sumana.My coffee has got cold.suma6ù-ávmove forward (a boat)sumafagankind of treeekebergia senegalensis1.4.1Treesumanboù-ã̀-ónkind of cake5.2Foodsumangonkind of mango (smells bad)sumayafinnpasteurellosis (disease attacking cows, goats and sheep)sumesunsunnkind of treegarcinia livingstonei1.4.1Treesumunù-ṹvstay up the whole night, talk the whole nightsumunturunkind of small owlotus leucotis / otis leucotis1.5.1.2Birdsuna2ú-ánnot compulsory, but permittedsunbagatɔnfaster, a person who is fastingsunbalaú-á-ánseasoning made from grains of the ’dawadawa’ tree.5.2Foodsungurutigɛvsleep (with a girl), have sexual intercoursesunkalomakɔnɔúnthe month before fasting, 8th month (traditional)sunnakarin.compmeal to interrupt the fastingsunsun3ũ̀-ṹntree_spdiospyros mespiliformis1.4.1Treesunsunfinnkind of shrubannona glauca1.4.2Bush, shrubsupɔnpeù-ɔ́-éncoleslawBrassica oleracea5.2Foodsurakaŋɔninkind o plantacanthospermum hispidum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesurukunkasankind of grassloudetia togoensis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinesurukuntɔmɔlɔnntree_spziziphus mucronata1.4.1Treesurukutomitomininúnhyena1.5.1.1Mammalsuu fɛ 1postpat nightA kɛra suu fɛ.It happened at night.suutɛvleave the marital home (for a woman)ta2 2ánthe one ofKarimu ta lo.It is the one of Karim.taafebolonend of the cloth, top of the cloth (where the ladies bind it together)taakankɔrɔbilennkind of fishtilapia melanopleura1.5.1.5Fishtaawánbelong to (pl.)Musa taaw benna.The ones of Moussa fell down.taba2ntree_spcola cordifolia1.4.1Treetaba3nkind of treesterculia cordifolia1.4.1Treetabajalantree_spdetarium microcarpum1.4.2Bush, shrubtabakunba 1ntree_spdetarium senegalense / detarium microcarpum1.4.2Bush, shrubtabakunba 2nfruit of this treetabaleá-à-énlarge drum4.2Musical instrumenttabalinintigivar.tabalitigin.compmerchant in the streettabalisenntable legtafonprotection cotton stringtagabiɲɛnarrow showing towards the direction to gotagalan 1nthat makes go forward, what helps to move aheadtakisitigicftakisibolilatakisitigintaxi ownertakulaá-ú-ánsmall cake, sold on Fridays outside the mosques.5.2Foodtala1á-ánfish_spcitharinus sp.1.5.1.5Fishtalagwɛnkind of fishcitharinus citharus1.5.1.5Fishtalangɔlɔnkind of fishcitharinus latus1.5.1.5Fishtalen2á-ẽ́nspider_sp1.5.1.8Spidertali1nkind of treeerythrophleum suaveolens1.4.1Treetali2á-íadvnoise of a fall or a blow... ka ben dugu ma tali.... and fall to the ground, bum!talitali 1advat full speedA nana talitali.He came at full speed.tamajalannkind of treedetarium microcarpum1.4.1Treetamakunbankind of treedetarium senegalense1.4.1Treetamatibaranheart (in playing cards)tamatimugun.comppowder of lours destined to redden the saucetan6nkind of heron birdardea purpurea1.5.1.2Birdtan7nkind of calabash which storytellers use4.2Musical instrumenttanbantree_spparinari curatellifolia1.4.1Treetanbakunbantree_spdetarium microcarpum1.4.1Treetandununndrum for announcing4.2Musical instrumenttawaliá-á-ínkind of fishbarbus occidentalis1.5.1.5Fishteévinot beMusa te yen ?Moussa is not there?Banba te jii ra.The crocodile is not in the water.teen2 2ẽ̀ẽ́nfruit of the palm treetege1nkind of shrubcordia myxa1.4.2Bush, shrubtege2nround decorated basket (given to the bride)5.5Containertekalanplant_spcymbopogom giganteus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetenbananlung-disorder, hart-disorder, malnutrition disease2.2.1Diseasetenbilennkind of treeerythrina senegalensis1.4.1Treetenbilenninnkind of tree1.4.1Treetenkisɛdafinnkid of plantabrus precatorius1.4.1Treetennanẽ̀-ã́n.compkind of sauce5.2Foodtentelimavput down with noiseteredennsomeone who brings bad luck (insulting word)teregwejiginbig male lizard1.5.1.3Reptileteretannone who brings luck, lucky man or womantetejugun.compdrag, rotten luck1predauxiliary for marking present tense, negative.A tɛ baara kɛ bi.He is not working today.U tɛ sɔsɔ dumu.They do not eat beans.tɛbɛnfinnblack carpctenopoma kingsleyae1.5.1.5Fishtɛbɛngwɛnkind of fishsarotherodon galilaeus1.5.1.5Fishtɛkaɛ́-àperfective negative, has not, did notN tɛka o fɔ fɔlɔ.I haven't said it yet.tɛlɛninnkind of shrubpteleopsis suberosa1.4.2Bush, shrubtɛrɛyiinterjindicates rejection, disapprovalTɛrɛyi ! I ka ko negebɔra.Enough! I have heard enough of those stories.tɛtɛ4vthelp to walktɛtɛbanɛ́-ɛ́-ã́ngetting rid of parasitesti ... -laexprnot be doingA ti tagala.He is not in the process of going away.ti2negative indication of location, is not in / atBanba ti jii ra.The crocodile is not in the water.tigɛbonshea-butter doughtigɛkisɛì-ɛ̀-í-ɛ́npeanut - the nut itself found inside the shelltigɛli1npurchase of large quantity to reselltigi1 3ì-ínperson, that onetigibatiginreal ownertigiɲɛnblack ant whose sting is painful1.5.1.7Insecttiiri2vreplace the crops that have not sprouted (millet, corn, beans)O tagara ɲɔforo tiiri.They went to replace the millet plants that didn't grow well.tiiri3nground (above a mine)1.2Earthtile fila kɛexprspend two daystileba1ì-è-ánkind of plant whose leaves turn following th suncrotalaria sp.1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetilebenaanisarakabɔn.compsacrifice after 40 days of deathtilemana 2ì-è-á-ánspend the hot / dry seasonN tilemana Bobo.I spent the dry season in Bobo.tilesabasarakaì-è-à-à-á-á-á-ɔ́n.compsacrifice after third day of deathtilewolonwulasarakabɔì-è-ò-õ̀-ù-à-á-á-á-ɔ́n.compsacrifice after the seventh day of deathtimiyaí-í-ávtmake tasty, to season withKɔgɔ y’a timiya.Salt made it tasty.Jɛgɛ ni tamati bi naan timiya.Fish and tomatoes make the sauce tasty.tindimitɔĩ̀-ì-ì-ɔ́nwoman in labortinɛniní-ɛ́-ĩ́nsmall fish_spalestes leuciscus1.5.1.5Fishtintantinnkind of cock-chafer1.5.1.7Insecttiwatiwalennbrown babblerturdoides plebejus1.5.1.2Birdto1 4óvtsince, while, as long as, whereas, during, whilst, as far astola1nkind of plantfimbristylis pilosa1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetolaninnkind of plantcyperus rotundus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetolɔgɔmana handful of foodtomi saban.compthree suspension points...9Language and Grammartomisaó-í-ánviper, addereryx muelleri1.5.1.3Reptiletomontigincastor-oil plantricinus communis1.4.3Grass, herb, vineton4 1vmake a slipknot, to threadtondoò-ónkind of fishlabeo coubie1.5.1.5Fishtoni2nkind of fishpetrocephalus sp.1.5.1.5Fishtoniforonkind of fishpollimyrus isidori1.5.1.5Fishtonkun1nflat termite nesttonkurunear of corn or millet1.4.5Parts of a planttonsoɲiminwoman's disease, repeated infant mortality2.2.1Diseasetonton1õ̀-õ̀vpile up repeatedlytontulomantermite nest in form of a mushroomtoolenbagankind of plantsansevieria liberica1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetoridankind of planthibiscus asper1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetorisennkind of plantchrysanthellum americanum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetorogɔngɔnnkind of little fig treeficus capensis1.4.1Treetoroninkɔnkɔnnkind of fig treeficus congensis1.4.1Treetoserinliquid dough of porridge (before it thickens)tosiraò-í-ánrest of millet porridge that is eaten warmed up the next morning5.2Foodtotanhole wit stagnant water, excavation to get mud-earth for constructiontɔgɛntree_spximenia americana1.4.2Bush, shrubtɔgɔdimin*2.2.1Diseasetɔgɔgwɛ 2ɔ́-ɔ́-ɛ́npersonal nametɔmɔnɔ 1ntree_spzizipus mauritania1.4.2Bush, shrubtɔmɔnɔ 2nkind of fruit5.2Foodtɔmɔnɔnnjujube treeziziphus mauritiana1.4.1Treetɔn tɔn 1advvery coldJii sumana tɔn tɔn.The water is very fresh/cold.tɔnbolonsection of an association, branch of an organizationtɔnkasagoɔ̃̀ á-a-ónsmelly locust1.5.1.7Insecttɔnkasangonbig locust (green with red spots on the neck, with a bad smell)1.5.1.7Insecttɔnkɛnkind of shrubximenia americana1.4.2Bush, shrubtɔnɔ2ɔ̀-ɔ́vtbuying together a cow and share the meat equally afterwardstɔnɔmajɔyavtake a handful, to grab hold of, to seizetɔnwolosonkind of domestic locust1.5.1.7Insecttɔrɔn2nkind of red ant1.5.1.7Insecttɔrɔnmafɛnnanimal with hoofs1.5.1.1Mammaltubabudɔlɔnalcoholic drink (beer, wine, etc.)dɔrɔmafɛn5.2.1Types of foodtubabufinnAfrican adopting European life style (pejorative)tubabukɔgɔnclear salt (as opposed to local salt)tubabusinkind of treeachras sapota1.4.1Treetubabutiledennmodern persontufa2 1ú-ávthatch, cover a house with a straw rooftufanninkanfinnVinaceous dovestreptopelia vinacea1.5.1.2Birdtufitree_spacacia pannetatufin1nkind of acacia treeacacia ataxacantha / macrostachya1.4.1Tree1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetuganningwɛúndove_sp1.5.1.2Birdtuganninsinjinplant_speuphorbia hirta1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetugansolongreen pigeontreron waalia1.5.1.2Birdtugubagacinwho does it on purposetulobanperson who knows everythingtulodingɛnear cavity2.1Bodytulodogonkind of hunter's hat5.3Clothingtulofilankind of grassacanthospermum hispidum1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetulokɔrɔcinkind of plantcrotalaria sp1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetulokɔrɔdiyavsay nice words to somebody, make nice promisestulukunankind of big treecarapa procera1.4.1Treetumɛ1nkind of plover birdxiphidiopterus albiceps1.5.1.2Birdtunũ̀auxauxiliary for past imperfectMusa tun tɔɔrɔra.Moussa was suffering (but isn't suffering any more).Kunu n tun man kɛnɛ.Yesterday, I was not well.Ni n tun y’a lɔn, n tun tin'a kɛ.If I had known, I wouldn’t have done it.turiferenplant_spcassia occidentalis1.4.3Grass, herb, vineturutinlong-sleeved shirt, worn under boubou, short boubou5.3Clothingtusukuvbe in a bunch, grouping together, be together in a group, be familiartutɔnɔtannkind of lianabaissea multiflora1.4.3Grass, herb, vinetutu2nkind of treeparinari curatellifolia1.4.1Treetutu4vmake drawings on clothBɔgɔlanfinin ye finin tutunin ye.The Bogolan cloth have drawings on them.tutufinnkind of treeparinari polyandra1.4.1Treetuyiú-íadvnoise of detonationA ye marifa kɛ tuyi.He shot with his gun, bum.u na a mɛnexprthey will hear it (answer to a greeting)uluù-úprothey (focus)Ulu nana.They have come.vigenname of an ethnic group (in the south of Burkina Faso)4.2.1.3Communityvɔnɔngɔnkind of plant with slimy saucevɔrɔnnillness of comb of fowlsvunvunṹ-ṹnbeetle_sp1.5.1.7Insectwa1àintermarker at end of phrase indicating yes/no questionFunteni bi Waga wa ?Is it hot in Ouagadougou?Minnɔgɔ b’i la wa ?Are you thirsty?wa5àinterjmark of hesitation, embarrassmentWa, n t'a lɔn!Oh, I don't know!waabaà-ánkind of grassandropogon guyanus guyanus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewaayiinterjoh, oh dear (cry of sorrow or warning)waga mugannumtwenty-thousand, 200003.1.2Mathematicswaga1 2á-ávar.baa3numfive thousand francs CFA6.7Financewaga2 1à-ánplant_sp, elephant grassandropogon gayanus bisquamulatus1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewagaben 2à-à-ẽ́vclearing the groundwagati sɛmɛntiyanann.compadverb of time9Language and Grammarwakiyaà-ì-ángenerosity towards the poorwala2á-áinterjoh (marks amazement, disapprobation or opposition)Buba wala, i sɔnna ka nin kɛ?Oh! Buba, you dare to do that?walantanreturn to school, beginning of new school year, first day of school3.1.1Learnwalawala2á-á-á-áadvvery clear, very brightMuso gwɛ walawala.A woman with avery bright skin.walayiinterjin God's name, really, trulywaledafa kumasenbolon.compcompletive subordinated clause9Language and Grammarwalencinthe one who acts, person of actionKumanci ka ca, walenci le ka dɔgɔ.There are many people who talk a lot, but there are not many people who work a lot. (proverb)waleɲumanlɔn 2vtbe grateful towaletigi tɔgɔnɔna 2n.compsubject personal pronoun9Language and Grammarwalià-íngame with pawnswalidennsomeone else’s childwalidenpurutinkind of acacia treeacacia microstachya1.4.1Treewalikunbɔsɛbɛn.compdischarge document3.2Communicationwalimusonsomeone else’s wifeN’i jɛnna ni walimuso ye, o le ye jɛnɛya ye.If you sleep with someone else’s wife, that’s adultery.walowaloadvwith agilityA ye baara nin walowalo.He did this work with much agility.wananbabulunkind of water plantipomoea aquatica1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewanankalankind of plantdioscorea praehensilis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewanjalankaá-à-à-ánsphinx, mythical beingwarabamusoánlion female1.5.1.1Mammalwarabawolonsquared Bogolan fabric black and whitewaradagwannkind of lianaopilia celtidifolia1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewarafaá-á-áveat like a horse, eat a lot, devour, fill the belly waragoloá-á-ó-ónskin of a wild animalwarakilikɔnɔninnglossy-backed drongodicrurus adsimilis1.5.1.2Birdwaraminkɔnnkind of lianaopilia amentacea1.4.1Treewarasaganwhite and black colored sheep6.3Animal husbandrywarawara2á-á-á-ánkind of loose-knit sievewaraya 1vmake wild, make or be braveI na wulu waraya.You will make the dog going wild.wari jujɔnntaxable base6.7Financewari sarata makɛɲɛninnaverage taxable income base6.7Financewarimakoyanneed for financing6.7Financewaritannthat is lacking moneywayegwa 1ánarea at the market reserved for the butcherexclso (invitation to react)I seen kɔrɔta wɛ !So move your foot!A fɔra wɛ !That has been said, no doubt!wɛɛrɛ koorininnenclosed fold for animals6.2Agriculturewolo3ntree_spterminalia macroptera1.4.1Treewolofilannperson who is born in the same year as youwolokonpregnancy, birthwoloson.compsecond generation slave2Personwonto1nkind of fishprotopterus annectens1.5.1.5Fishwoonnkind of shrubfagara xanthoxyloides1.4.2Bush, shrubworo4ó-ónhammer (of a gun, rifle)worobancola nut used for celebrating a weddingworobɔvar.alamanin.comppenaltyworofilanann.compsecond cola nut given to confirm a marriageworofiɲɛnkind of snaketelescopus sp1.6.1.3.1Snakeworofɔlɔnfirst kola nut given in procedures of marriageworojɔnnkind of treecola laurifolia1.4.1Treeworojunupper part of the thigh2.1Bodyworosabanann.compthird cola nut given for marriage proceduresworosɔngɔn.compprice of cola nut, presentwosofinninnkind of small potatosolenostemon rotundifolius5.2Foodwowo3ò-ónseveral holesWowonin sɔgonin b'o la.She has been pierced with several holes.wɔlɔ1 1ɔ́-ɔ́nkind of treeterminalia ssp1.4.1Treewɔlɔbugunnkind of shrubterminalia avicennoides1.4.2Bush, shrubwɔlɔgwɛnkind of treeterminalia albida1.4.1Treewɔlɔkamankind of grasseragrostis gangetica / tremula1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewɔlɔmusonkind of treeterminalia macroptera1.4.1Treewɔlɔwɔlɔ2vmake to lose bit by bitO y'an ka nafolo wɔlɔwɔlɔ.They took away our riches bit by bit.wɔnfɔlɔncola-nut treecola cordifolia1.4.1Treewɔrɔlikɛlavtperson who skins an animalwulatilenbeginning of the afternoonwuluberenerected peniswuludaninnend of the afternoon between 7.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m.wuluden 2ù-ù-ẽ́nson of a dog (abuse, injury)wulukunkind of grassctenium elegans1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewulukucɛninnkind of grassschoenefeldia gracilis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewuluninkunberenkind of plantceropegia nigra1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewulunintulo1nkind of plantipomoea hispida1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewulunintulo2nkind of plantipomoea tigridis1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewulunintulo3nkind of plantstylochiton lancifolius1.4.3Grass, herb, vinewuluŋaŋankind of cat-fishhepsetus odoe1.5.1.5Fishwuluwulujinwater from drainage or sewagewurudiú-ú-ívtmove prayer beads while prayingwutuú-úncloth for women (striped black and white)y'iexprhave youN y'i ye sɔgɔma.I have seen you in the morning.yaabu1 2à-únrespect, marks of honoryagasaá-á-ánthat is not worth anything, easy (for a girl)yalainteris it that...Yala kuma nin ye tiɲɛ ye wa?Is that saying really true?yayalenkind of grassandropogon fastigiatus1.4.3Grass, herb, vineyayalecɛɲinkind of grassschizachyrium brevifolium1.4.3Grass, herb, vineyayorobaà-ò-ò-ánbig and fat woman (liked by men)2Personye ... yeexprpredicative construction, indicating identityN faa ye sɛnɛkɛla ye.My father is a farmer.Sisɛ ye sokɔnɔkɔnɔ ye.A chicken is a poultry/domestic bird.Nin ye mun ye ?What is this?Bi ye araba ye.Today is Wednesday.ye2éauxverbal auxiliary for transitive verbs, marks an action which is accomplishedN ye moto san.I bought a motorbike.ye4épartyou (pl.) imperative affirmative markerÁ yé sigi !Sit down (pl.) !Á ye taga!Go away!yenkawnthe people thereYenkaw ka kɛnɛ ?How are the people there?yɛɛinterjmarks an amazement or an admirationyɛlɛworon.compcola nut half openyɛrɛfagacinperson with suicidal tendenciesyɛrɛlɔnbalin.compunconscious, irresponsible, renegadeyɛrɛmahɔrɔnya 2ɛ̀-ɛ̀-à-ɔ̀-ɔ̃̀-ánfree oneselfyɛrɛmaran.compwithout educationyɛrɛɲini 1vstampede, save oneselfyɛrɛsagoɛ̀-ɛ̀-á-ónwho does what pleases himselfyɛrɛsagokɛlanperson who does what he likesyɛrɛwolo 1ɛ̀-ɛ̀-ó-ón.compworthy descendant from his ancestors, born freeyi3auximperative marker second person plural (you pl.)á yi taga.Go away!yiranandemonstrative adjective9Language and Grammaryiribaranplant_spcochlospermum tinctorium1.4.3Grass, herb, vineyiribuluntree_spmoringa oleifera1.4.1Treeyirifurabulu1ínleaf of a treeyirikunaninnNeem treeAzadirachta indica1.4.1Treeyirininbuluntree_spmoringa oleifera1.4.1Treeyirisɔnnwatering of treesjisɔnyiriwatɔnn.compassociation that promotes somethingyo1óinterjanswer to a callyo2óoh, heyA ko mama yo...