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oarjufa1jufaú-ánoar, paddle6.6Tool
oasiswazisiwazisinoasis1.4.1Tree1.2Earth
oathjoo2jooòónfetish, pact, oathkalikankalikann.compoathkalenkankalenkanà-ẽ̀-ã́npromise, given word, oath, vowkalennikalennià-è-ínoath
oath (give an)kalikalià-ív.refjurer, faire un serment
obesenantoronantoronhuge, enormous (person), obese, fat
obeybato1 2batoà-òunspec. comp. form ofAlabatovtrespect, obeysariya batorespect the lawkolo3 3koloviobey, submitkolo X yeobey Xlabatolabatoá-à-óvrespect, follow, obey, complyka ladilikan labato.Follow the advices.minɛ 2minɛì-ɛ̀vtaccept, obeyAla ma duga minɛna.May God grant your wishes.
obituary noticesangacisangacinannouncing a death, informing about the bereavement, obituary notice
objectminɛn 4minɛnnobject, article, spare part
objectivekuun 2kuunũ̀ṹnreason, sense, motive, objective, aimkuntilenyɔrɔ 3kuntilenyɔrɔnobjective, goal, directionɲɛsinyɔrɔɲatilennaɲatilennanobjective, goaldilankundilankuní-á-únobjective, goal, aim, target, purpose
objective pronoundafanɔnadafanɔnaá-á-ɔ́-án.compobjective pronoun
objektnintanfɛnnintanfɛnnthing, object (as opposed to living being)Nimafɛn wala nintanfɛn.A living being or a thing.
obligationdiyagoya2 2diyagoyaá-ó-ávtconstraint, obligationwaajibiya 1waajibiyanconstraint, obligation, necessity, compulsorywajibiwajibinnecessity, obligationWajibi lo.It’s necessary. It has to be done.Wajibi lo i ka ɲɔɔ san bi.It’s necessary for you to buy grain today.Sun ye wajibi ye n’i ka kɛnɛ.Fasting is obligatory if you are in good health.diyagoya1diyagoyanobligation, constraint, compulsion, O ye diyagoya ye.It’s obligatory.Aw kana mɔgɔ si ka wari minɛ ni diyagoya ye.Do not take anyone’s money by force.
obligatorykan2 2kanã́cfka kan ni ... yekan2adj.prednecessary, should, must, obligatoryDenmisɛnw ka kan ka nɔnɔ min.The children should drink milk.An man kan ka fɛn gwɛlɛnw kari n’an ɲinw ye.We should not break hard objects with our teeth.
obligediyagoya2 1diyagoyaá-ó-ávtoblige, force, compelkaraba 1karabaá-á-ávtforce, obligea y'a karaba le k'a kɛdaga3 3dagaà-àvtorder (sth.), instruct, command, impose sth., compel , oblige, forcewajibiyawajibiyavtoblige, compel, forceA ye Bakari wajibiya ka taga lakɔli la.He compelled Bakari to go to school.Seli wajibiyanin lo silamɛ bɛɛ kan.Praying is required of all Muslims.
oblique linecii jɛngɛnnincii jɛngɛnninnoblique line3.1.2Mathematics
observationfilɛli 2filɛlií-ɛ́-ínobservationkɔrɔsilikɔrɔsiliɔ̀-ɔ̀-ì-ínobservation, finding, remark, indication
observekɔrɔsikɔrɔsiɔ̀-ɔ̀-ìvtwatch, keep an eye on, oversee, observe
obstaclekunbalan 1kunbalannproblem, obstacle, troubles, embarrassment
obstinacytulomagwɛlɛya 2tulomagwɛlɛyavstubbornness, obstinacy, rebellionfaliyafaliyaà-ì-ánstubbornness, obstinacy
obstinatedagwɛlɛndagwɛlɛncfdagwɛlɛnsɔsɔlikɛlan.compprotester, stubborn, headstrong, obstinate
obstinate for bad thingsbanbagacibanbagacinstubborn, obstinate for bad things, rebel
obtainlasɔrɔlasɔrɔvget, obtain, find, understandlatigɛ 2latigɛá-ì-ɛ́vtto do, make, carry out, arrange, settle, get, obtainmasɔrɔ 1masɔrɔvtobtain, find, getk’a masɔrɔbecausesɔrɔ2sɔrɔɔ̀-ɔ́vtfind, obtain, gain, receive, get, produce, haveA bi sɔrɔ yɔrɔ bɛɛ.It is found everywhere.deen sɔrɔhave a childsesɔrɔwin, gain the victoryKupu sɔrɔwin the cupBurukina ye sesɔrɔ Keniya kan.Burkina beat Kenya.isamɛn sɔrɔpass an exam
obtuse angleselekebaselekebaé-é-é-ánobtuse angle3.1.2Mathematics
obviouswelekubaliwelekubalintruth, certainty, obvious, can't be doubted
occasionsen2senntimes, occasion, opportunity, type, rhythm, mode, way, mannersiratigɛsiratigɛn.compquestion, problem, domain, perspective, occasion, opportunityyɔrɔ2yɔrɔɔ́-ɔ́nmoment, circumstance, occasion, opportunity, fact, manner, elementseen2seenntimes, occasion, opportunity, type, rhythm, mode, way, mannersababusababuá-á-úncause, reason, occasion, circumstance, alibiKoo sababutan tɛ.There is nothing without reason.
occipital bonetɔnkolotɔnkoloɔ̀-ó-ónoccipital bone2.1Body
occult knowledgelɔnnifinlɔnnifinnoccult knowledge3Language and thought
occult powerɲama2ɲamaà-ánevil spell, occult power
occupationbaara1 1baaraá-ácfbaara1baara1baarabololanincii2nwork, job, occupation, professionI ka baara ye mun ye ?What is your work?mako 2makoà-ónoccupation, business, dealciyaciyanwork, occupation, task , job, duty, functioncii46.1Worker, occupation
oceankɔgɔjibakɔgɔjibanocean1.3Water
ochregalaman2 2galamannochre color, brownish8.2colour
o'clocknigɛ2nigɛì-ɛ́nhour, o'clockNɛgɛ ɲɛ fila wagati la.At 2 o'clock.
oddyaga2yagaadjodd3.1.2Mathematicskunntan 2kunntannmysterious, strange, odd, peculiar
odoursuma5sumaú-ánodour, odor
odour nuisancekasagomankasagomannunpleasant smells, odour nuisance
oesophaguskanfilenkanfilennwindpipe, oesophagus, pharynx2.1Body1.5.2Parts of an animalgɔɔnɔgɔɔnɔɔ̀-ɔ́nthroat, oesophagus2.1Body
ofta2 1taádetportion, belonging to (mine, your, his, hers), ofA ta lo.It is his.N ta tɛ.It is not mine.ka1kaáconjpossessive markerNne ka soo.My house.An ka jamana.Our country.U yɛrɛ ka kan.Their own language.Deen ka fani. A ka fani.The clothe of the child. His clothe.
offencegasi 1gasià-ínwrong, offenceHakiliman bi mɔgɔ gasi sigibaganma1baganmaà-ã̀-ànaccusation, offence, affront, provocationdajuguyadajuguyaninsult, slander, offence, affront, verbal abuse
offendbaga1bagaà-àviaccuse falsely, attack without reason, provoke, offendI bagara n ba ma.You accused my mother.tɔɲɔtɔɲɔɔ̀-ɔ́voffend, to wrong, disturb, bother, oppressdɔgɔya 2dɔgɔyaɔ́-ɔ́-ácfdɔgɔyalamaloyaleebuvthumiliate, belittle, denigrate, despise, scorn, offendleebuleebucfdɔgɔyalamaloyaleebuvhumiliate, be ashamed, offend
offenderhakɛkɛlahakɛkɛlaà-ɛ̀-à-ánoffender, sinner2Person
offending partybagamakɛlabagamakɛlanoffending party, agitator
offensekoo dagabalikoo dagabalió à-à-á-ínmisdeed, offensehakɛ2hakɛà-ɛ́var.jurumutacfhakɛ2jurumunwrong, sin, mistake, offenseI bi hakɛ to ! / Hakɛ to !Please forgive me! Sorry!sariyatiɲɛsariyatiɲɛà-ì-à-í-ɛ́ncrime, offense, violation
offense (take)mɔsɔn 3mɔsɔnvsulk, take offense, be upset
offensivegasimagasimaà-ì-ánoffensive, abusive
offerni3 1niìvtoffer, give, sharesɔn1 1sɔnɔ̃́vtoffer, give, gratifyunspec. comp. formalasɔn
offer a sacrifice tosɔn1 2sɔnɔ̃́vtoffer a sacrifice toBoli sɔn.Make a sacrifice to a fetish/idol.unspec. comp. formalasɔn
offer food tofana2 1fanaà-ávicook a generous meal for someone, offer food to, rejoice somebodya y'a fana sisɛ ra
offeringsɔnnifɛnsɔnnifɛnnoffering, , donation, victim (of a sacrifice)ninifɛnnilifɛnnilifɛncfjakanilifɛnngift, offeringsarakaatisarakaatinalms, offering, sacrificejakajakaá-ácfjakanilifɛnntithe, alms, offeringsɔnfɛn 1sɔnfɛnn.compoffering, giftsarakafɛnsarakafɛnnalms, charity, offeringsaraka 1sarakanalms, offering