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lanternyeelenbarayeelenbaranlantern, bulblanpanlanpanã̀-ã́nlamp, storm lantern6.6Tool
lapnɛmunɛmuvtlick, lap, taste, tryka lii nɛmu.Taste honey.
largeyigiyigií-íadjvery big, large, fatMusoba yigi, cɛba yigi.very big/fat woman, very big/fat man.ba2baadjbig, largefɛrɛ3 1fɛrɛɛ́-ɛ́nbe large, wide, spacious, roomy, feel comfortable, be at ease, be enough, availablebon1bonõ̀adj.predto be big, fat, large, important, abundant, strong, mightyAla ka bon.God is great.antdɔgɔ1
large (too)yoloyoloyoloyoloò-ò-ó-óvbi too large, be loose (bracelet, belt), float, drift
large basesigijubasigijubanlarge base3.1.2Mathematics
large intestinenuguba2nugubanlarge intestine2.1Body
large numbers (in)pipiíadvin large numbers (for small things), manySoso bi yan pi.There a many mosquitoes.
large towngalodugubagalodugubanlarge town, capital towngalodugugalodugunlarge town
larvasisɛkɔgɔninsisɛkɔgɔninnlarva, white worm1.5.1.9Small animals
lastlaban1labaná-ã́adjlast, final, ultimate, finallyA laban...Finally...tɛmɛnintɛmɛninɛ̀-ɛ̃̀-ĩ̀past, lastA nana kalo tɛmɛnin.He came last month.A taara alamisa tɛmɛnin.He left last Thursday.
last pricesotagasɔngɔsotagasɔngɔó-á-á-ɔ̃́-ɔ́cfkarikari1sotagasɔngɔn.complast price
last quarter of the moonkawalankawalannlast quarter of the moon1.1Sky
last yearsalonsaloná-õ̀nlast yearCɛɛ y'a furu salon.The man married her last year.
last-bornsinlaban1sinlabaní-á-ã́nlast-born, auricular, pinkie, little fingersinlaban2sinlabannlast-bornlagare1lagareà-à-énlast-born
late (be)2ɛ́vibe late, delay, take time, stay a long time, remain, last a long timeSigi ka mɛ, tiɲɛ bi lɔn.Be sitting for a long time, the truth will (eventually) be known. (proverb)yakaroyakarovdelay, postpone, put back, be late
late at nightdugutilandugutilanù-ù-í-ánmidnight, late at nightdugutilamadugutilamaù-ú-í-á-ànlate at night
late risersolibalisolibalinlate riser
later afternoon (between 4-5 pm)wuladawuladanlater afternoon (between 4-5 pm)
lateralgɛrɛn1 1gɛrɛnɛ̀-ɛ́nedge, contour, lateral3.1.2Mathematics
latherkanga 1kangaã̀-ánfoam, lather, slobberKanga bɔra a daa la.He foamed at the mouth.
latrinesutura1 1suturacfɲɛgɛn1sutura1nlatrine, toiletA’ ka sutura bi min ?Where is your toilet?
latrinesɲɛgɛn1ɲɛgɛnɛ́-ɛ̃́cfɲɛgɛn1sutura1ntoilet, bathroom, shower area, latrinesA’ ka ɲɛgɛn bi min ?Where is your toilet?N b’a fɛ ka taa ɲɛgɛn na.I want to go to the toilet.6.5Building
laughyɛlɛ1yɛlɛɛ́-ɛ́vilaugh, smile, mockNi nne yɛlɛla, bɛɛ bi yɛlɛ.If I laugh, everyone laughs.Yɛlɛ ko lo.It’s funny, laughable.yɛlɛ X mato mock
laugh (cause to)layɛlɛ2layɛlɛvcause to laugh
laugh atmayɛlɛmayɛlɛvto mock, to make fun of, to laugh at
laughteryɛlɛkanyɛlɛkannlaughter
laundryfinikofinikoì-ì-ónwashing, laundry, menstruation5.3Clothing
laundry workerfinipaselafinipaselanlaundry worker, ironing worker, washer2Person
lawsariyasariyaà-ì-ácfsariyatɔɔn3nlaw, rule, ruling, principle, regulations, code, justice, customka kɛɲɛ ni sariya yeaccording to the lawJulakan sɛbɛnni sariyawDioula orthography rules.sariyabolosariyabolonlaw, rule, constitution4.2Governmentjoyɔrɔjoyɔrɔó-ɔ́-ɔ́nright, lawsariyaberesariyaberenlawsariyasirasariyasiraà-ì-à-í-ánright, law, legality, lawfulness
law courtkititigɛsokititigɛsonlaw court6.5Building
lawfulnesssariyasirasariyasiraà-ì-à-í-ánright, law, legality, lawfulnessdaganinsiradaganinsiranlegality, lawfulness
law-makersariyatigisariyatigià-ì-à-í-ínmagistrate, advocate, law-maker, judge6.1Worker, occupation
lawsuitkiti 1kitií-ínjudgment, trial, justice, trial, lawsuitkititigɛkititigɛí-í-í-ɛ́naudience, justice, trial, lawsuit, case
lawyeravoka 2avokaá-ó-ánlawyer2Personnotɛɛrinotɛɛrinlawyer, notary public
lay downlafonilafonivundo, untie, release, relax, lay down, stretch out, liberate, relievemala 2malavtlower, stoop down, incline, lay down
lay offwaga3wagaà-àvtto lay off, put sth away, put aside, open up, push aside, tear apartk'i ɲaa waga, k'i daa waga.Open wide the eyes, the mouth.
laying eggsfanlafanlaã́-ánlaying eggs6.2Agriculture
lazinesswalentanyawalentanyanidleness, laziness, unproductivedusukuntanyadusukuntanyanlaziness, cowardlinesssalibagatɔyasalibagatɔyanlaziness, idlenesssaliya 1saliyanlazinessI saliya ka bon !You are lazy!
lazykolon1 1kolonó-ṍadj.predbad, in bad condition, weak, lazytiminangotiminangovfickle, lazy, indolent, sloppy, without perseverance
lazy (be)saliya 2saliyavbe discouraged, be negligent, grow tired, be lazyI kana salaya dɛ !Don’t be discouraged!salasalaà-àadj.predbe lazynigisinagasa 2nigisinagasavbe lazy, be neglected
lazy personsalibagatɔ1salibagatɔà-ì-à-à-ɔ́lazy personsalibagatɔ2salibagatɔnlazy personSalibagatɔ ni foyi man kan.A lazy person doesn’t deserve anything.I kana kɛ salibagatɔ ye i ka baara la.Don’t be lazy in your work.dɔkɛbalidɔkɛbalininactive, slacker, idler, lazybones, lazy personbannyɛrɛyebannyɛrɛyengood for nothing, lazy personbaarakɛbalibaarakɛbalinlazy person
lazybonesdɔkɛbalidɔkɛbalininactive, slacker, idler, lazybones, lazy person
leadɲaminɛɲaminɛá-ɩ̀-ɛ́vtlead, direct, conducttileku1tilekunlead
lead astraylatununlatununvdisappear, lead astray, mislay, get lost, to jamlafililafiliá-ì-ívtfool, deceive, mislead, get, lead astray, trickSutana b’a fɛ ka mɔgɔ lafili.Satan wants to lead people astray.
lead towolo1 2woloó-óviconceive, come from, result from, lead to, consequentlyDeen wolo ka fisa ni jɔɔn san ye.Proverb: To give birth to a child is better than buying a slave.
leaderɲamɔgɔɲamɔgɔnleader, boss, person in chargekuntigikuntigiũ̀-í-ínchief, boss, director, authority, superior, leader2Personjamaɲɛmɔgɔjamaɲɛmɔgɔà-à-ɛ́-ɔ́-ɔ́nleaderɲɛmɔgɔɲɛmɔgɔɛ́-ɔ́-ɔ́n.compleader, boss, official, person in charge4.2Governmentɲaminɛbagaɲaminɛbaganleader, boss, director, chief2Person
leader (female)musokunmusokunnlady with great energy, leader (female)2Person
leader of Koran schoolkaramɔgɔ2karamɔgɔn.compleader of Koran school
leader of traditional customlandaɲɛmɔgɔlandaɲɛmɔgɔà-ã̀-ɛ́-ɔ́-ɔ́nleader of traditional custom
leadershipɲamɔgɔya2ɲamɔgɔyaɛ́-ɔ́-ɔ́-ánleadership, direction, chieftaincy, command, authority4.2Governmentɲaminabagayaɲaminabagayanleadership