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licknɛmunɛmuvtlick, lap, taste, tryka lii nɛmu.Taste honey.nɔn2nɔnɔ̃́vlick, use up, wear out, erodeSogo y'a deen nɔn.The animal started to lick its young.
liddatugunandatugunaná-ú-ú-ã́nlid, cover, capdatugulandatugulaná-ú-ú-ã́nlid, cover
liewuyawuyaú-ánliefaniɲafaniɲanlie, calumnydagwɛlɛyadagwɛlɛyan.complie, untruth, falsehood, denial of fault, denial, disclaimergalongalonà-õ̀nlie, defamation, calumny, malignancyGalon lo.It’s a lie. It’s not true.galon tigɛtell a lieTiɲɛ wa galon ?True or false?komayɛlɛmadalakolonyadalakolonyaá-á-ó-ṍ-án.complie
lie downla3 2laàv.refgo to bed, lie down, stretch out, spread outN bi taga la.I am going to bed.A la tile ra.Spread it out under the sun.
lifeniinniinnsoul, spirit, life, vital principleAla ye niin le ye.God is Spirit.2.1Bodyɲanamanyaɲanamanyanlifeɲanamanya banbalieternal lifei ka don o don ɲanamanya kɔnɔin your daily lifeni4ninsoul, spirit, lifediɲɛlatigɛdiɲɛlatigɛí-ɛ́-á-í-ɛ́nlife, situation, conditions of living, life circumstances, life conditionbalo1 3baloá-ónlife, food, behaviourdiɲɛnabɔdiɲɛnabɔnlife, life cycle, life events, nin2ninnlife, soul, spirit, vital principlesi4siìnage, life, lifespandiɲɛdiɲɛí-ɛ́nworld, universe, lifeduniɲa1.2Earthniiniinsoul, spirit, life
life careersewesewencurriculum vitae, life career, personal recordkofɔsɛbɛkofɔsɛbɛn.compcurriculum vitae (your life story), personal record, life career
life circumstancesdiɲɛlatigɛdiɲɛlatigɛí-ɛ́-á-í-ɛ́nlife, situation, conditions of living, life circumstances, life condition
life conditiondiɲɛlatigɛdiɲɛlatigɛí-ɛ́-á-í-ɛ́nlife, situation, conditions of living, life circumstances, life condition
life cyclediɲɛnabɔdiɲɛnabɔnlife, life cycle, life events,
life eventsdiɲɛnabɔdiɲɛnabɔnlife, life cycle, life events,
lifelessnintannintanninanimate, lifeless, without lifeDanfɛn nima ni nintan.The living creatures and the liveness ones.
lifespanbalo1 2baloá-óvtnourrir, faire vivreAla ka deen balo !May God keep the child in life ! (e.g. blessing given to a baby)Yesu ye mɔgɔ waa duuru balo.Jesus fed five thousand people.si4siìnage, life, lifespansii3siiìínage, life, lifespanI sii ye saan joli ye ? / I si bi saan joli la ?How old are you?Zan sara k’a sii to saan 25 la.John died at the age of 25.A sii ma saan binaani sɔrɔ fɔlɔ.He/she has not yet reached the age of 40.A sii ma se dɔnkɛyɔrɔtaa ma.He not old enough to go dancing.U sii sera lakɔlidon ma.They reached the age of starting school.A sii ka jan.He has a long life.
liftdakɔrɔrtadakɔrɔrtavraise (sth.), to lift, hoist sb./sth., weigh (sb./sth.)wuli1 1wuliú-ívget up, wake up, take away, remove, lift, disappearWuli !Get up!A ye wuli ka lɔ !Stand up!wuli X kanmaattack, rise up against Xyo3yoóvliftka doni yo.to lift a load.dondondondonvraise, hoist, lift, elevate, help to climb
lift truckkɔrɔtafɛn mansinkɔrɔtafɛn mansinexprforklift, lift truck, pallet stacker
lift upsankɔrɔtasankɔrɔtavraise, lift up, be high uplegelege 1legelegevraise, increase, hoist, lift upA y'a kan legelege.He raised the voice.layɛlɛ1layɛlɛá-ɛ̀-ɛ̃́vtlift up, hoist, raisekɔrɔta 1kɔrɔtaɔ́-ɔ́-àvtlift up, raise upA’y'aw tigɛ kɔrɔta san !Put up your hand!I kan kɔrɔta dɔɔnin !Speak up a bit!kunkɔrɔta 1kunkɔrɔtavhonor, make proud, lift up
ligamentfasajurufasajuruà-à-ú-únnerve, tendon, ligament2.1Body
lightfiɲɛman 1fiɲɛmaní-ɛ́-ã́adjlight, fragileyeelenyeelen 2yeelenyeelenvlightmana1manaá-ávtlight, set fire, burn, switch onTasuma mana.Light a fire.yeelen1yeelené-énlight, glimmeryeelenciyeelencinlight, lighting, illuminationfalafala2 1falafalaá-á-á-ánsupple, soft, flexible, lightkɛnɛ1kɛnɛɛ́-ɛ́nlight, daylightAla ko: "Kɛnɛ ka bɔ." Kɛnɛ bɔra.God said, "Let light appear." Light appeared.tugu4tuguù-úvto light, start, turn on, switch onfɛgɛmanfɛgɛmanɛ́-ɛ́-ã́adjlight
light (a fire)cin2cinívlight (a fire), kindle (fire)
light (weight)fiɲɛ2fiɲɛadj.predto be light (weight), fragile, vulnérable, delicate, thin, tinyfɛgɛfɛgɛfɛgɛɛ́-ɛ́adj.predto be light (weight)fiɲɛ2
lighteningsanpɛrɛnsanpɛrɛnnlightening1.1Sky1.1.1Weather
lightertanɛgɛtanɛgɛnlighter, spark plug
lighter (cigarette)birikebirikeì-ì-én(cigarette) lighter6.6Tool
lightingyeelenciyeelencinlight, lighting, illumination
lightlydɔgɔdɔgɔnindɔgɔdɔgɔninadvdiscreetly, lightly, gently, bit by bit, quietly
lightnessfɛgɛyafɛgɛyaɛ́-ɛ́-ánlightnessfiɲɛya2 1fiɲɛyaí-ɛ́-ánlightness, weakening
lightningsanmurusanmurunlightning1.1Sky1.1.1Weather
lightning arrestersanpɛrɛlakalisanpɛrɛlakalinlightning arrester, lightning conductor
lightning conductorsanpɛrɛlakalisanpɛrɛlakalinlightning arrester, lightning conductorsanpɛrɛn ɲɛkɔnɔnansanpɛrɛn ɲɛkɔnɔnannlightning conductor, lightning rod6.5Building
likableninandininandinto be in good mood, of good character, pleasant, nice, likable
likemandiya 1mandiyavlike, love, appreciatebi ... fɛ2bi ... fɛí... ɛ̀cfbi ... fɛ1bi ... fɛ21exprlike, want, loveP bi X fɛ.P likes/wants X.I bi mun fɛ ?What do you want/like?N bi kini ni sogo fɛ.I like/want rice and meat.N b’a fɛ ka taga lɔgɔ la.I want to go to the market.An b’a fɛ ka saki san.We want to buy a bag.Ama t’a fɛ ka taga dugu kɔnɔ.Ama does not want to go into town.Jeneba tun t’a fɛ.Jeneba didn’t like it.kunminɛkunminɛvsatisfy, suit, like, find attractive i n'a fɔ1i n'a fɔcfi koi n'a fɔ1exprlike, so, one would say, for exampleA kunkolo ka gwɛlɛ i n’a fɔ fali taa.He is as stubborn as a donkey (lit. his head is hard like a donkey’s).Faransɛkan bi fɔ jamana caman na, i n’a fɔ Burukina, Mali, Senegali ani Togo.French is spoken in a lot of countries such as Burkina, Mali, Senegal and Togo.A b'i n’a fɔ...It was likei n’a fɔ misali la...like for example...3 1ɛ̀vlove, likeI bi mun fɛ ?What do you want/like?1 7vtlove, like, want, desire, go out withMin mana kɛ u fɛ ...What they desire is ...i koi kovar.komicfi koi n'a fɔ1exprlike, thus, so, one would sayA ka cegu i ko wɔlɔ.He is as clever as a partridge.I ka i mɔgɔ ɲɔgɔn kanu i ko i yɛrɛ.Love your neighbour as yourself.kodiyakodiyavlike, arouse, spark off, give rise to, create
like somebodydi2 2diíadj.predlike somebody, find interestingMusa ko ka di n ye.I like Moussa.
like thatten1tenẽ̀advlike that, soI kana kuma ten !You shouldn’t speak like that!I kana kɛ ten !You shouldn’t act like that!Mun na cɛɛ nin bi kuma ten ?Why does this man speak like that?
like thistan3tanã̀advlike this, like that, that wayA ko tan lo?He said «Is it like that»?
Lilly-trotterbulukankɔnɔbulukankɔnɔnLilly-trotteractophilornis africana1.5.1.2BirdgɔkukankɔnɔgɔkukankɔnɔnLilly-trotteractophilornis africana1.5.1.2BirdkɔkukankɔnɔkɔkukankɔnɔnLilly-trotteractophilornis africana1.5.1.2Bird
lilydondoturudondoturunkind of lilygloriosa simplex1.4.3Grass, herb, vine
limbfuraburufuraburuú-a-ú-únleaf, limbYiri furaburu.The leaf of the tree.1.4.5Parts of a plantburu4buruú-únlimb, blade1.4.5Parts of a plant
limefarasufarasunchalk, lime, whitewash, calcium, cartilage3.1.1Learn
limestonebɔgɔninbɔgɔninɔ̀-ɔ́-ínlimestone1.2Earth
limitdama1 1damaá-ánlimit, frontier, dimension, size, measure, numberDɔw bi dɔlɔ min k’a dama tɛmɛ.Some drink over the limit, to excess.dan6 1danànlimit, end, term, deadlinedan6 2danàvto limit, to stop, exceed, surpass sb./sth.dancɛdancɛã̀-ɛ́nborder, limit, landmark, difference1.2Earthdaan 1daanã̀ã́nlimit, endDaan be koo bɛɛ ra.Everything has an end. (proverb)dakun1 3dakuná-ṹnlimit, edge, tip, end, terminaldaa1 3daaácfdaa1dagolonside, limit, beginningMuru daa ka di.The knife is sharp.danyɔrɔdanyɔrɔnlimit, boundary
limpsegelentɔsegelentɔnlimp, lame person2.2.1Diseasesegelen 1segelenvlimp
linesira1 3siraí-ánline, row, continuationci3 2cinline, stroke, tattoosafa1safaá-ánrow, line, alignment (for prayer)sirajurusirajuruncolumn, linetiiri1tiiriì-ídraw, line, stroke, dasharanzearanzenrow, linecii1ciiìínline, stripe, bar, rod3.1.2Mathematicssurun2surunú-ṹnline, stroke, dashkarafekarafebridle, bit, scratch, linejuru1juruù-únrope, string, strap, line
line spaceciiw cɛciiw cɛexprinterlining, line space3.2Communication
lineageburujuburujuú-ú-únorigin, genealogy, lineageJeli bi mɔgɔw buruju fɔ.The griot recounts people’s genealogy.gwaa1 1gwaaànfamily, lineagegwa 2gwaànfamily, lineage
linearjurukelennamanjurukelennamannlinear, straight3.1.2Mathematics
linesɲɛgɛnɲɛgɛn 1ɲɛgɛnɲɛgɛnn.compstripes, bars, lines, hatching, ornament
linguistkanfilafɔla 2kanfilafɔlaã́-í-á-ɔ́-án.complinguist2Personkanɲɛlɔnlakanɲɛlɔnlan.complinguistkankolɔnlakankolɔnlanlinguist: someone who has knowledge about languages2Person
linguisticskankolɔnkankolɔnn.complinguisticskankolɔnniyakankolɔnniyanlinguistics9Language and Grammar
linktugulitugulinlink, connection
lionwaraba 1warabaà-á-ánlion1.5.1.1Mammaljarajaraà-ánlionleo leo1.5.1.1Mammal