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bagacfgɩrɩŋyaŋn1farm6.2.9Farmland2bush-land
baga geliŋnbush cat1.6.1.1Mammal
baga nɛŋnbush cow, buffalo1.6.1.1Mammal
baga suuŋnwild guinea fowl1.6.1.2Bird
baga tooŋnbush-pig1.6.1.1Mammal
baga vahanfox1.6.1.1Mammal
Bagasieunmonth of December8.4.1.4.1Months of the year
bagɛ bagɛadv.1very hotLee la lɩma bagɛ bagɛ.The weather is very hot.8.3.4Hot2very bitterTii la hɛyɛ bagɛ bagɛ.The tea is very bitter.2.3.3Taste
bagɛnɛna kind of yam1.5.5Parts of a plant
bagɩdaarʋ/bagɩdaaracfpaarʋnfarmer6.2.7Farm worker
bàgɩlánbush-animal (gen term)1.6.1.1Mammal
bàgɩlɛ̀vto huntLeŋ la bagɩlɛ.Let us go hunting.6.4.1Hunt
bagɩlɩnambɩlɩŋnkind of tree1.5Plant
bagɩsa joŋv phrto choose, to selectBagɩsa joŋ kʋ la ŋ sɩɩ chɛ. Choose what you want.3.3.1.2Choose
bagɩsɛvto admireƲ bagɩsɛ mɩ gɛrɩfalɩɩ la.He admired my new dress.4.3.2Admire someone
bahuoŋcfbabɩlɩŋchʋʋnʋŋnunripe fruit of the shea tree1.5.5Parts of a plant
bajenenbrother-in-law4.1.9.2.2In-law
bajombienboy, a male child2Person
bakeleethe right of a man to do or not to do something three times
bakɩaacfbayuori kʋan.plweapons4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
bakparana shea fruit that has two nuts
bakperennecessity
balcfkieli1vpassMɩ chɩna nɛ, ka luori kʋ bal.I was standing there when the car passed by.7.2.3.1Move away
bal ... lɛv phrto overtakeMɩ jaŋ fá a bal ŋ lɛ.I will run and overtake you.