hemisivto yawnDoŋ nɛ kɛmmɛ mɩ hihemisi.I am sleepy and therefore yawning.
hɛv1to be in or atƲ hɛ nɩmɛ.He is there.2to put in, addMɩ time bɩ yʋgɛ, hɛ moribiee pɩmɛ.My pay is not enough, give me more money.3to beg, ask forid. Mɩ bɩŋ hɛ a bʋl ŋ joŋo pɩmɛ.I did not ask you to give it to me, did I?4to allow, authorizeid. Mɩ hɛŋ dɩ ŋ laa mɩ time a kaa kɔ pɩmɛɛ?Did I give you permission to fetch my pay?5to form roots or tubersMɩ pɩaa ha bɩ hɛ.My yams have not form tubers yet.
hɛɩv1to be hard (e.g.work)Pɛrɩŋ hɛyɛ.Farming is hard work.2to be bitterDaalusu la hɛyɛ.The medicine is bitter.3to be difficultNamaga la hɛyɛ kɩŋkɛŋ.The riddle is very difficult.4to be dear, expensiveƲ kɩaa yalɩŋ hɛyɛ.His prices are high.5to be hot (weather)Wɩa la hɛyɛ jɩnɩŋ.The sun is hot today.Ʋ tʋɔŋ hɛyɛ.He is hard-hearted.Ʋ wɩaa hɛyɛ.He is troublesome, cheeky.