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chaachaawʋlʋŋna small member of the leopard family1.6.1.1Mammal
chaalɛcfbaasɛvto carry sb. on the shoulderJoŋ bile chaalɛ.Carry the child on your shoulder.7.3.1Carry
chaamɛvto masticate, chewƲ bɩ kʋdiilee chaamɛ.He does not masticate his food.5.2.2Eat
chaanɛv1to shine, be alightNyiniŋ chaana hɛ ʋ sɩaa lɛ.The light reflected on his eyes.8.3.3Light2to take fireHaala chaanɛ nyiniŋ ʋ hadɔŋɔ dɩa lɛ.The woman took fire from her neighbour's house.
chaanɩŋnlantern, lamp8.3.3.1.1Light source
chaaŋnbroom5.1Household equipment
chaaŋ daaŋnlampstand5.1Household equipment
chaarɛv1to take out, unload sth. from one vessel into anotherMá chaarɛ lɩɩ la aŋkʋra la tʋɔŋ.Pour the water out of the barrel.2to winnowBa chaarɛ mɩaa.They winnowed millet.
chàasamod vseverely, frankly, straight forwardChaasa bʋl wɩɩ sɩ vɛŋ ŋɩɩ.Say exactly what happened.
chaasa tov phrto tell one by one, to tell exactly Chaasa to ŋɩɩ wɩɩ la sɩ vɛnɛ.Tell exactly what happen.3.5Communication
chaasɛv1to combMɩ jaŋ chaasɛ mɩ nyuŋ.I am going to comb my hair.2to face towardsLuori la chaasɛ Kʋmasɩ nɛ.The lorry is facing towards Kumasi.
chafugumoonbellows
chaga laav phr1to collect (rain water or liquid)chaga laa duoŋ lɩɩŋcollect rain water7.4.2Receive2to accept a suggestion wholeheartedly, to receive readilyBa chaga laa wɩɩ la nɛ.They accepted the matter wholeheartedly.
chagallɩŋncarelessnessƲ kɛŋ chagallɩŋ.He is careless.6.1.2.4.1Careless, irresponsible
chagɛv1to supportKɛŋ daasɩŋ chagɛ dɩa la dɩ ʋ sɩ́ tel.Support the house with sticks so that it does not fall.2to catchJoŋ gbaŋa chagɛ lɩɩ la ʋ sɩ́ ta.Use a bowl to trap the water so that it does not go waste.3to fight, quarrelBa chaga kɛŋ dɔŋɔ.They fought.4to squeeze, wring outChagɛ gɛrɩŋ a yieni.Wring out the cloth and spread it out to dry.
chagɩlɛvto advise, warn sb.Mɩ yie mʋ chagɩlɛ mɩ nandɔŋɔ nɛ.I always go to advise my friend.3.3.3.2Advise
chagɩsɛvto touch, to fumble, to examineMaŋgoba la nɛ ʋʋ chagɩsɛ.He examines the mangoes.2.1.3.3Finger, toe
chaha ... ŋɩɩ deecj phrunlessChaha dɩ ŋ kɔ, ŋɩɩ dee mɩ bɩ mʋ.Unless you come I will not go.9.2.5Conjunctions
chakpaaŋna small lizard1.6.1.3.2Lizard
chakparɩkansmall animal like monkey with big eye balls1.6.1.1Mammal
chakpolnbush shrike1.6.1.2Bird
chakʋʋrɛ nmembrane from a spider egg1.6.1.8Spider
chalamod vto do sth. togetherMá leŋ la chala tuu fuo la.Let us go to the river together.
chalɩbɛvto steam, to warmWaarɩŋ nɛ kɛmmɛ, mɩ kɛŋ mɩ nɩsaa chɩchalɩbɛ nyiniŋ.I am feeling cold, and so am warming my hands over fire.