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chokpɩa2na kind of very small bird
chólcfnyɩgɛv1to light a fireƲ chol nyiniŋ.He lit fire.5.5Fire2infect (a disease)Nyanyalɩɩ la cholu nɛ.He caught that disease.2.5Health
chòlvto crossƐɛ nɛ ŋ ŋaa a chol fuo la?How did you manage to cross the river?
chollivcut off
cholo1nother side
cholo2mod vto do sth. immediately, at once, quickly Mɩ jaŋ cholo dɛrɛ mɩ tɩntɩŋŋaa.I will quickly finish my work.
chomonrafters6.6.3.2Wood
chonuŋnlove4.3.3Love
-chooluŋcf-bidiire-adjsfxbeloved, favouritekʋchooluŋfavourite thing (of sb.)4.3.3Love
chorinumeight8.1.1Number
chorimuŋnumeighth, eighth timebiichorimuŋthe eighth childdɩɩ chorimuŋthe eighth house.8.1.1.3Number of times
chɔv1to cook, brewMɩ jaŋ chɔ suonoo.I will cook beans.5.2.1.1Cooking methods2to boil (water)Mɩɩ mʋ mɩ chɔ lɩɩŋ nɛ.I am going to boil water.
chɔgɛvto cut off a partChɔgɛ nammɩa la pɩmɛ.Cut some meat and give it to me.
chɔgɩlɛvto stand on Sɩ́ mɩ lɛ ŋɩɩ chɔgɩlɛ.Don't stand on me like that.
chɔgɩtanto give free, without chargeMɩ joŋ pɩa la pʋ chɔgɩta nɛ.I gave him the yams free.6.8.3.1Give, donate
chɔgʋsɛvto think about, to ponder over, consider, discussMɩ jaŋ kɛŋ wɩɩ la chɔgʋsɛ na.I will think about it.3.2.1.1Think about
chɔkɔlŋmɛnɩŋnrope used for making grass mats7.5.4.1Rope, string
chɔkɔlɔn1torn grass mat5.1.1.3Bed2scorpion
chɔlvtear, break offSantoŋuŋ chɔlɔ nɛ.The hoe-handle is broken.id. Ʋ lɩɩ ta chɔl.He escaped as quickly as he could.7.8.1Break
chɔmɔn1juju-medicine (to strike sb.)2.5.3.2Poison2weak point3antidote
chɔnsɛvto transplantChɔnsɛ kamantuosi la.Transplant the tomatoes.1.5Plant
chɔŋcfburisibʋrɩgɛv1to mashKɛŋ pɩa la chɔmɔ pɩmɛ.Mash the yam for me.5.2Food2to strike sb. by means of juju, usually with a disease or deathNambagɩla chɔŋ ʋ dʋndɔmɔ.The hunter struck his enemy by magic.2.5Health
chɔrɩan1((Twi) ladder 4.8.2Fight2boxing
chɔrɩa ŋmooron(Twi) boxer2Person
chɔrʋmɛvto be out of tune, out of stepCheŋ la chɔrʋmɔ nɛ.The raft zither was out of tune.Batɔŋ chɔrʋmɛ gʋa la.Batong was dancing out of step.4.2.3Music