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dóhócfbʋbʋɔdohontail2.1Body
dòhónfamily, offspring, tribe4.1.9.8Family, clan
-dòhócfkʋdúulúŋnsfxseedsuondohoseed-beans1.5Plant1.5.5Parts of a plant
dokeliŋntail part of the backbone of animals
dokunun(Twi) kenkey5.2Food
dolvto be strong, healthy, wellDɩa la dolie.The house is strong.2.4.1Strong
doluŋcfwʋduoŋn1strength,Ʋ kɛŋ doluŋ.He is strong.6.6.3.2Wood2main supporting roof-timber
doŋnsleep5.7Sleep
doŋŋivto balance (on a beam or unreliable surface)Má mʋ doŋŋi daa la nyuŋ.Go balance on the beam.7.2.1.1Walk
doworu ŋmoorontown crier2Person
dɔdɔadv.quietly, slowlyƲʋ vɛŋ dɔdɔ nɛ.He is walking slowly.7.2.1.2.1Move slowly
dɔgɩlɛvbow lowBa sɩ ʋ tuu kpirimi ʋ mʋ mɩɩra tuu dɔgɩlɛ.They asked him to kneel down but he rather bowed down.7.1.5Bow
dɔgɩmɛvto be misty, hazyJɩnɩŋ wɩa dɔgɩmɔ nɛ.Today the weather is hazy.1.1.3Weather
dɔgɩsɛv1to hurt, harm, damage sb.Ʋ dɔgɩsɛ ʋ tɩtɩa.He punished, harmed himself.4.7.7Punish2to let down, trouble sb., persecute, beat severelyŊ sɩ ŋ jaŋ kʋ ŋaa lɩɩŋ pɩmɛ, aŋ bɩ ŋaa, ŋ dɔgɩsɛmɛ.You said you would come and get water for me, but did not come. You let me down.
dɔgɩtan(Engl.) doctor, physician2.5.7.1Doctor, nurseEngl
dɔmɔnenemy4.8.2.9Enemy
dɔmʋŋ/dɔmɔcfgoŋnsound, noise2.3.2.2Sound
dɔ́ŋvto make a noiseSɩ́ kɩalɩŋ kaa dɔŋ daha.Do not make a noise with the things here.2.3.2.2Sound
dɔ̀ŋ plus object vto blame, to find fault withSɩ́ mɩ dɔŋ.Do not blame me.Nɩalɩŋ ka dɔ̀ŋ mɩ nɛ.The people are blaming me.3.5.1.8.1Blame
dɔŋɔnumother, another, one of, one another (person or thing) Chɛɛ-kala má kɛŋ bagɩla la dɔŋɔ.Every day catch one of the antelopes.
dɔŋɔ tɩɩnanthe other person, neighbour, mate of the same age group2Person
ducfdunsikpɩɩnɛlɔsɛluosiv1to strike, beat, play (a musical instrument)Du tɛmpɛnnɩŋ.Play the talking drums.4.2.3Music2to make round ballsHaal la du kapala.The woman formed fufu-balls.3to blowPeliŋ du.The wind blew.
dudukolnplantain-eater1.6.1.2Bird
-duduoŋnsfxlong thing/person, tall thing/personmɩɩduduoŋ1. long nose; 2. long, eternal life8.2.2.2Tall
dundolon1small hill1.2.1.1Mountain2riverbank1.3.1.3River