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labeltɔgɔlavname, call, label
laborsiɲɛ2 2cfsiɲɛ2wagasivfarm, labor, weedAli bi foro niɲɛ na
labor codebaara sariyasunnlabor code
laboriouskisɛmanì-ɛ̀-ã́adjzealous, brave, active, hard-working, assiduous, laborious
labourbaarakɛboloá-á-ɛ́-ó-ón.complabour
lackdɛsɛ1 1ɛ́-ɛ́vifail, lack, prevent, hinder, be incapable, inhabile, be insufficientI ti dɛsɛ tɔnɔ na.You don't fail to get a benefice.kunmaniyavlack, not be sufficient, showing a shortfallɲa2àvto miss, lack, take away, be insufficientWoro da ɲana.The number of cola-nuts was not sufficient.ɲaci 2nlackƝaci t'a la.There is no lack of it.tanya 2vmiss, lack, impoverishAla y'a kɛ a tanya nana.God made that he died.
lack of appetitedumunikɛbaliyanlack of appetite2.2.1Disease
lack of couragecɛsiribaliyanlack of determination, lack of courage
lack of determinationcɛsiribaliyanlack of determination, lack of courage
lack of discernmentjatiminɛbaliyan.complack of discernment
lack of hygienesaniyabaliyaá-í-á-á-í-ánlack of hygiene, impurity
lack of knowledgefɛnlɔnbaliyanignorance, lack of knowledge, unawareness, innocencelɔnbaliyanignorance, lack of knowledge, unawareness3Language and thought
lack of knowledge of selfyɛrɛlɔnbaliyanignorance of self, lack of knowledge of self, lack of thought, foolhardiness, unconsciousness, irresponsibility, bad education
lack of meanssababutanyavto lack of meansAla kana an sababutanya.May God not have us lacking means.
lack of moneywaridɛsɛnlack/shortage of moneyWaridɛsɛ bi n na.I don’t have enough money.6.7Finance
lack of rainsanjidɛsɛnlack of rain1.1.1Weather
lack of respectbonyabaliyaõ̀-à-à-ì-ánlack of respect, disrespect, insolencegasitanyanlack of respect, gall, effrontery, impudenceɲadonnaninsolence, impudence, lack of respect, provocationsaamɛtanyanlack of respect, impoliteness, rudeness
lack of tactdasigibaliyanindiscretion, intrusiveness, lack of tact
lack of trustlannabaliyanunbelief, lack of trust, mistrust
lack of understandingfaamubaliyanincomprehension, lack of understanding
lack of uprightnesstilenbaliyanlack of uprightness, deceit, injustice, iniquity
lacking (be)fɔnɔ̃́vbe missing, be lacking, be absentSaa bi duguma seen bi duguma, o ti fɔn ɲɔgɔn kɔ.The snake is on the soil, the foot is on the soil, they wont fail to meet each other (one day). (Proverb)
lacking respectɲadon 1vlacking respect, being insolent, arrogant
lactationnɔnɔbɔɔ̀-ɔ̀-ɔ̀nlactationsinjijiginlactation
ladcɛdenɛ̀-ẽ́nboy, henchman, guy, chap, lad2Persondenmisɛnẽ́-í-ɛ́n.compyoung child, small child , kid, lad, youngster, boy2Person
ladderyɛlɛyɛlɛnanyɛ̀-ɛ̀-ɛ̀-ɛ̀-ã́nladder, stairs, staircase
ladies roomsmusow ka ɲɛgɛnwnladies rooms, toilets, bathrooms3.2.2Symbols
ladlegalaman1à-à-ánladle, made from half a gourd6.6Toolkuduù-únladle6.6Tool
lady with great energymusokunnlady with great energy, leader (female)2Person
ladybirdkɔkusinɛlinladybird, ladybug1.5.1.7Insect
lady-killermusokobatiginlady-killer, womanizer
lagoonlagininlagoon
lairfalaná-ánden, lair, hole, hiding placeɲaga2ɲaga2à-ánnest, hole, den, lairɲaga lamake a nestDɔɔnin dɔɔnin, kɔnɔnin bi a ɲaga la.Little by little, a bird makes its nest.falan
lakebaniná-ĩ́nlake1.3Watersalaná-ã́nlake1.3Water
lambsagadenà-à-écfsaga1sagadennlamb1.5.1.1Mammal6.3Animal husbandrysagadenninnlamb1.5.1.1Mammal
lamb (meat)sagasogoà-á-ó-ónmutton, lamb5.2Food
lamblia cystsfarikɔnɔkuru dɔnlamblia cysts2.2.1Disease
lamesegelen 2nlame person
lame personsegelentɔnlimp, lame person2.2.1Disease
lamentwolokasivlament, deplore the absence of a person, morn the absence of somebody
lamentationmaɲumantɔkannlamentation
lamplanpanã̀-ã́nlamp, storm lantern6.6Tool
landdugu 2ù-únland, region, area4.2.1Regionjamanaà-à-ánland, country, state, nation, region4.2Government1.2Earthjigi2 3ì-ìviremind, remember, come to mindUsumani hakili jigira X la.Ousmane remembered X.I ka n hakili jigin o la.Remind me about that!I hakili jigi a la ko...Remember that...
land of the white peoplenansaralanEuropean country, land of the white people
land-formdugukolo labɛnsigicogoexprrelief, topography, land-form1.2Earth
landmarkdancɛã̀-ɛ́nborder, limit, landmark, difference1.2Earth
landscapingyɔrɔlabɛnnlandscaping6.2Agriculture
lanesira1 1í-ánpath, road, route, wayAla ka sira diya !Have a good journey! (lit. May God make the route good!)Sira tigɛ.To cross the road.
languagekaan 3ã́nlanguage, speechKaan caman bi fɔ Burukina kɔnɔ.Lots of languages are spoken in Burkina Faso.kan4 3ã́nlanguage, speechkan6 3nlanguage, speech
language familykankulucfkankulusiyakankulun.complanguage familysiyakankulucfkankulusiyakankulun.complanguage family3.2.1Language