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dansɩan(Hs.) witness4.7.5.5Witness, testify
dantɩgacfdaŋkpɩlɩŋndecorative walking stick
danyinenstirring-stick5.1Household equipment
danyiŋguurinoar, rudder, stirring stick for TZ or shea butter5.1Household equipment
-daŋ-adjsfxmanynɩdaŋ-daŋmany people, multitudes, crowd8.1Quantity
dáŋvto put on top,Joŋ nammɩa la daŋ kapala nyuŋ.Put the meat on top of the fufu.5Daily life
daŋ ... lɛv phrto succeed, followMɩ nɛ daŋ sɩpaalaara lɛ la sɩɩ fá.I succeeded the first one when we ran (I was second)5Daily life
daŋavextra, additional, moreMoribii la daŋa nɛ.The money is more than it should be.
dáŋámod valreadyBa daŋa huguu nɛɛ?Have they already buried him?5Daily life
daŋgɛrɛnkind of a small bird [sp.]1.6.1.2Bird
daŋguluŋn1throwing-stick4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot2stick used in a dance
daŋɩanextra onesBa dʋʋrɛ nyuŋ daŋɩa la nɛ.They have taken the extra.9.2.1Adjectives
daŋkpɩlɩŋcfdantɩganbig walking stick4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
daŋkʋnɛcjno wonder, that is whyƲ vɔgɔ nɛ, daŋkʋnɛ mɩ yɩrʋ dɩ ʋ kʋ dii kɩaa, ʋ vɩa.He is satisfied, no wonder I called him to eat and he refused.9.2.2Adverbs
dapɛrɛnsmall flexible pot-scraper5.1Household equipment
dasɔhɔncalabash spoon, ladle5.1Household equipment
dawarɩcfkanfugonpretence4.3Behavior
dawʋrʋgʋngrater5.1Household equipment
dayalɩmacfgbegenleper2.5Health2.5.1Sick
dayalɩnnampankind of tree 1.5.1Tree
deeptcnot, noneŊ dee mɩ yɩrɛ.It was not you I called.
deeŋdemthis, thatHaala deeŋ jɩŋ kʋlʋŋ saanɩŋ woruŋ.This woman knows how to cook TZ.
deeŋ deeŋcfgeemhalɩɩwuuadv.long, for a long timeƲ hɔŋ nɩmɛ deeŋ deeŋ.He was there for a long time.
dellivto floatLɩɩŋ daboro yie didelli lɩɩŋ nyuŋ nɛ.A boat floats on water.1.3Water
densiv1to carry sth. on the head without the support of the handsBile joŋ bogiti la a densi.The child is carrying the bucket without supporting it with his hands.7.3.1Carry2to stalkGelii la yie densi dʋʋ kɛsɛ taatɩa la.The cat always stalks mice.7.2.1.1Walk