Vernacular - English
da at all, used in neg. emph. clauses only Mɩ bɩ jaŋ mʋ Kʋmasɩ da. I will not go to Kumasi at all.
daa 1 to take care of, look after La faa daa nɛsɩŋ nɛ. We were shepherding the cattle. 220.127.116.11.5 Take care of something 2 to stalk Naachigiŋ daa bagɩl la. The lion was stalking the antelope.
daagɛ 1 to spread Nyiniŋ jaŋ daagɛ ʋ baga. The fire will spread to his farm. 18.104.22.168 Spread, smear 2 to involve Yuosila daagɛ bile arɩ ʋ naaŋ kala. The quarrel involved both the child and his mother. Sunnuŋ daagɛ ʋ ma nɛ. Poverty has stricken him also. 3 to infect (a disease) Ŋ wurila daagɛmɛ nɛ. I caught your cold. 2.5 Health
daagɛsɛ cross, crossed sticks 22.214.171.124 Wood daajaalɩŋ place where firewood is found
daakɛnnɛ the one who leads a blind person 2 Person
daaline shrine (pot with medicine with another pot on top upside down) 126.96.36.199 Idol daalɩɛrɩdaaŋ twin figure carved in memorial of one or both twins who did not survive infancy
daalɩɛrɩŋ 1 twins, a pair 2 Person 2 matching objects
daalumpupoiŋ medicine-pot, shrine (without medicine) 2.5 Health
daamɛ cf walɩmɛ (Hs.) to trouble, bother, pester Pʋpɔ dɩ ŋ sɩ́ nɩalɩŋ daamʋ. See that you do not trouble the people. 188.8.131.52.1 Worried
daamɩɩŋ long strong stick used as rafters 184.108.40.206 Wood
daanyaŋgalɩŋ stick with many branches 220.127.116.11 Wood
daaŋ 1 wood, stick, beam 18.104.22.168 Wood 2 handle
daaŋ chɛpɛɛlɩŋ day before a big celebration, eve 22.214.171.124 Day
daapalɩhɔnnɔ a woman who during a funeral sits by and tends the representation 126.96.36.199 Funeral
daapalɩŋ place where the corpse or “guŋguŋ” is put during a funeral 188.8.131.52 Funeral