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yamku2kuúnyamdioscorea sp5.2Foodkuu2kuuúnyamdioscorea sp5.2Food
yam mushfufufufuù-únyam mush5.2Food
yarnnansannansannthread, yarn, string
yawnwawawawaá-ávyawnhaalohaaloá-óviyawn
yearsaan1saanã́nan, annéeI sii ye saan joli ye ?How old are you?Nne sii ye saan bisaba ni fila ye.I am 32 years old.saan wɛrɛ / saan natanext yearsan2sanã̀nyear
year (good)sanbɛsanbɛsanbɛsanbɛngood year, New Year's wishes, happy new year
year (this)ɲinan1ɲinanì-ànthis yearA saan naani ye ɲinan ye.Four years ago.
yearly celebrationkunbɛnselikunbɛnselinmemorial, yearly celebrationlonkunbɛn
yellpɛrɛn1pɛrɛnvishout at someone, scream, yell
yellownɛrɛmugu 2nɛrɛmugunyellownɛrɛmannɛrɛmanɛ̀-ɛ́nyellow8.2colourwɔlɔ1 2wɔlɔɔ́-ɔ́nyellow colour, khaki8.2colourbilen1 1bilenì-éadjred, brown, yellow color8.2colournɛrɛmugumannɛrɛmugumanadjyellowNamasa ye nɛrɛmuguman ye.Bananas are yellow.8.2colour
yellow-bellied fruit-pigeonpereperepereperenyellow-bellied fruit-pigeontreron waalia1.5.1.2Bird
yellow-billed Ox-peckertɛrɛbɔkɔnɔnintɛrɛbɔkɔnɔninnyellow-billed Ox-peckerbuphagus africanus1.5.1.2Bird
yellow-crowned Gonolokdisibilendisibilennyellow-crowned Gonoloklaniarius barbarus1.5.1.2Bird
yellow-fronted canarycɔrɔnincɔrɔninnyellow-fronted canaryserinus mozambicus1.5.1.2Bird
yesɔnhɔn1ɔnhɔnɔ̃̀-ɔ̃́interyesWari sɔrɔra wa? Ɔnhɔn !Have they received the money? Yes !awɔunhun1unhunũ̀-ṹinterjyesKɔni wari sɔrɔra ? Unhun !Have they received the money? Yes !awɔawɔinterjyesɔnhɔn1
yesterdaykunu2kunuú-ùcfkunu2sini1advyesterday, pastMusa nana kunu.Moussa came yesterday.
yesterday eveningsurɔsurɔú-ɔ́nyesterday evening, in the evening
yesterday nightsuu ra 1suu ranyesterday nightA kɛra suu ra.It happened last night.
yetfɔlɔ1 3fɔlɔɔ́-ɔ́advnot yet (with negation)N m’a lɔn fɔlɔ.I don’t know yet.A furunin tɛ fɔlɔ.She is not married yet.A ma na fɔlɔ.He is not there yet.
yieldsɔrɔhakɛsɔrɔhakɛɔ̀-ɔ̀-á-ɛ́nyield, output, turnout, efficiency
yogurtnɔnɔkumunɔnɔkumunyogurt, curdled milk5.2.1Types of foodyawuruyawuruà-ú-únyogurt5.2Food
yokezuuzuuúnyoke6.2.1Agricultural tool
yolk of an eggnɛrɛmugumanyɔrɔnɛrɛmugumanyɔrɔnyolk of the egg, egg yolk
youawawá-ùvar.alucfáawproyou, your, second person plural pronounAw nana.You (pl.), you have come.ááácfáaw var.aluproyou, your, second person plural pronounÁ nana.You (pl.) have come.i 1iproyou, your: second person singular pronounI nana.You have come.
you (pl.)alualuá-úvar.á var.awproyou (pl.)
you (sg. emphatic)eleeleé-èproyou (sg. emphatic)Ele nana. You, you have come.
you (sg.)eeéproyou (sg.), your
youngmisɛnmanmisɛnmanì-ɛ̀-ã́adjthin, small, youngKabini n misɛnman ...Since I was young ...dɔgɔmandɔgɔmanadjpetitcinin 2cininnsmall, little, youngwonin cinin.A very small hole.
young (for bird or chick)tugutugu2tugutuguú-ú-ù-úadjyoung (for bird or chick)sisɛdennin tugutugu.a very small chick.
young (very)ɲɛrɛninɲɛrɛninadjvery youngDenɲɛrɛnin.Baby.
young mankanbeleninkanbeleninnyoung man2Personcɛmisɛncɛmisɛnɛ̀-ì-ɛ̃́nboy, young man, youngsterkanbele 1kanbeleá-é-ényoung man
young peoplecɛmisɛnyacɛmisɛnyanyouth, young people, adolescence, youthfulness
young womanmusomisɛnmusomisɛnnyoung woman2Personsunguru 1sunguruṹ-ú-únyoung woman
youngerdɔgɔnindɔgɔninnyounger4.1.1Kinship
younger (brother or sisterdɔgɔ2dɔgɔɔ́-ɔ́nyounger (brother or sister)4.1.1Kinship
younger in-lawsnimɔgɔnimɔgɔì-ɔ́-ɔ́nyounger in-law, e.g. younger brother or sister of husband or wife, brother-inn-law, sister-in-law4.1.1Kinship
youngstercɛmisɛncɛmisɛnɛ̀-ì-ɛ̃́nboy, young man, youngsterdenmisɛndenmisɛnẽ́-í-ɛ́n.compyoung child, small child , kid, lad, youngster, boy2Person
yourawawá-ùvar.alucfáawproyou, your, second person plural pronounAw nana.You (pl.), you have come.ááácfáaw var.aluproyou, your, second person plural pronounÁ nana.You (pl.) have come.i 1iproyou, your: second person singular pronounI nana.You have come.
your (sg.)eeéproyou (sg.), your
your place (at)i fɛi fɛexprat your place
yoursta2 1taádetportion, belonging to (mine, your, his, hers), ofA ta lo.It is his.N ta tɛ.It is not mine.
youthdenmisɛnya 1denmisɛnyaẽ́nchildhood, youthdenmisɛnmandenmisɛnmannchildhood, youthkabini ne denmisɛnmansince my childhoodcɛmisɛnyacɛmisɛnyanyouth, young people, adolescence, youthfulness
youthfulnesscɛmisɛnyacɛmisɛnyanyouth, young people, adolescence, youthfulness