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lobsterlangusibalangusibanlobster, craw-fish1.5.1.9Small animals
local councillorkomini ka kɔnseyekomini ka kɔnseyeexprmunicipal councillor, city councillor, local councillor4.2Government6.1Worker, occupation
local inhabitantyankayankanlocal inhabitantYankaw ka kɛnɛ?How are people here doing?2Person
local persondugudendugudenù-ù-ẽ́nvillager, local, nativedugulendugulennvillager, local, native
local taxkomini ka wusurukomini ka wusuruexprmunicipal tax, local tax6.7Finance4.2Government
localitysigida 1sigidandistrict, locality, villageI bi sigida jumɛn na ?You live in which district?1.2Earth
locateɲanɔtoɲanɔtovrecognize, identify, spot, locate
locationsigiyɔrɔ 1sigiyɔrɔì-ì-ɔ́-ɔ́var.bilayɔrɔnplace of residence, domicile
locksɔgɔ1 3sɔgɔɔ̀-ɔ̀vtlockA sɔgɔnin lo.It’s locked.sɔgɔnan1sɔgɔnanɔ̀-ɔ̀-ã́nlock, padlockjikɔnɔnanjikɔnɔnannlock7.1.1Travelkonnɛgɛkonnɛgɛnlock
lock indatugu 1datuguá-ú-úvtclose, lock inA datugulen lo.It’s closed.
locomotivetɛrɛnkunkolotɛrɛnkunkolonengine, locomotive, motor, driving force7.1.1Travel
locomotor systemtagamanantagamanann.complocomotor system2.1Body
locusttɔɔn1tɔɔnɔ̀ɔ́nlocust_sp, grasshopper1.5.1.7Insecttɔnden2tɔndennlocust, grasshopper1.5.1.7Insect
locust (big)mamurubamamurubanbig locust1.5.1.7Insect
locust (kind of)baɲɛbilenbaɲɛbilennlocust (kind of)1.5.1.7Insect
locust invasiontɔnfiritɔnfiriɔ́-í-ínlocust invasion
locust_sptɔnmanfɛnwtɔnmanfɛnwnlocust_sp1.5.1.7Insect
lodgerjabagajabaganhost, lodger2Person
lodgingso2 1sonhouse, room, building, lodging, home, village, homeland
logyirikurunyirikurunnlog, trunk of cut treeYirikurun mɛnna ji la cogo o cogo, o ti se ka kɛ banba ye.However long a log stays in the water, it doesn’t become a crocodile.1.4.5Parts of a plantlɔgɔbololɔgɔbolonchunk of wood, log
log (for fire)takuruntakurunnlog (for fire), embers, brand
logarithmlogaritimulogaritimunlogarithm3.1.2Mathematics
loinclothpendelipendelinloincloth5.3Clothing
lollipoptakalagɔmitakalagɔminsweet, candy, lollipopbɔnbɔn1bɔnbɔn kalamanbɔnbɔn kalamanɔ̃̀-ɔ̃́ à-à-ã́lollipop
LondonLɔnduruLɔndurun.proLondon4.2.1.2City
lonf lifesimaya 2simayavlog life, longevity
longjanmanjanjanmanjanadjlong, big, tall, far away
long (be)jan2 2janã̀adj.predto be long
long agofɔlɔ fɔlɔ 2fɔlɔ fɔlɔadvformerly, in the past, long ago, in days gone byfɔlɔ2fɔlɔɔ́-ɔ́advformer, long ago
long jumpkɛnɛkanpannikɛnɛkanpanninlong jump
long time ago (a)lawalilawalina log time ago, in former times, long ago, past times
long time withoutfama 2famaà-ávibe away a long time, to be for a long time withoutI famana kosɛbɛ !You’ve been away a long time!I famana ka na yan wa ?Has it been a long time since you came here?
longevitybalo1 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.simaya 2simayavlog life, longevity
Long-tailed DovekoronbaninkoronbaninnLong-tailed Doveoena capensis1.5.1.2Bird
long-tailed glossy starlingkɔnɔjanfin1kɔnɔjanfinnlong-tailed glossy starlinglamprocolius caudatus1.5.1.2Bird
long-tailed parakeetfulasolofulasoloú-á-ó-ónlong-tailed parakeetpsittacula krameri1.5.1.2Bird
lookfilɛfilɛí-ɛ́vtlook, examine, consider, visit, pay attention toWari filɛ !Here’s the money!Nne filɛ !Here I am!A filɛ !Look!Sigilan filɛ !Have a seat!An b’a filɛ.We will see.ɲaa1 1ɲaaáneye, sight, look, expressionɲɛɛ 12.1Bodyɲa1 1ɲaánface, eye, sight, look2.1Bodyɲanayeɲanayenvisual aspect, expression, look, appearance
look afterkɔlɔsi2 1kɔlɔsiɔ̀-ɔ̀-ívguard, watch over, look afterladamuladamuveducate, bring up, train, look after, maintain, inform, feed, take care oftɔpɔtɔtɔpɔtɔvlook after well, watch over, take car of, maintain, keep in shapeA ye nusokɔrɔnin tɔpɔtɔ.He looked after the old woman.
look after (sheep, goats)gwɛngwɛngwɛngwɛnvto herd, look after (sheep, goats)6.3Animal husbandry
look after (wound)ladilanladilanvarrange, repair, put right, mend, treat, look after (wound)
look atlajɛ 1lajɛvtlook at, examine, visitBaasi tɛ. N bi taga yɔrɔ wɛrɛ lajɛ.No problem, I will go and look elsewhere.N bi tele lajɛ fitirida fɛ.I watch the television in the evening.An b’a fɛa ka taga Gana jamana lajɛ.We hope to go and visit Ghana.
look behindkɔfilɛkɔfilɛv.reflook behindI kɔfilɛ !Look behind you!
look forɲini 1ɲinivtsearch, look for, ask for marriageN bi baara ɲini.I am looking for work.
look likebɔ ... fɛbɔ ... fɛexprresemble, look likeDen bi bɔ a ba fɛ.The child looks like her mother.U bɔnin bi ɲɔgɔn fɛ.They look like each other.
look out for sb./sth.dɛn1 3dɛnɛ́vspy on sb./sth., lurk, look out for sb./sth., watch out for sth.
look sadɲaɲugunɲaɲugunvlook sad, scowl, frown
loopton4 2tonnslipknot, loop
loop sth.dasiri2dasiriá-ì-ívloop sth., buckle, fasten or tie a bag
looseyoloyoloyoloyoloò-ò-ó-óvbi too large, be loose (bracelet, belt), float, driftsa1 1saàcfsa1sayavidie, go off, cease, finish, loose, disappearKalo ma sa fɔlɔ.The month has not yet ended.Ni kalo sara.At the end of the monthɲamatunuɲamatunuvget lost, go missing, loose, disappear