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jambieensesame seed1.5.5Parts of a plant
jambɩagʋnwomen's dance
jantɩracfjagɩmulotuutuun(Twi) prostitute
jaŋ1n1village2group of compounds3home village or town, communityWɩa jaŋheaven
jaŋ2ptcshall, willMɩ jaŋ mʋ dɩa.I will go home
jaŋŋanwomen's dance
japaŋɩŋna herb2.5Health1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
jasɔɔŋnprickly amaranth
jevto raise, lift upKɛŋ nɩsɩŋ je.Raise your hand.
jebiiŋnwall of a room
jeeŋnwall
jegilicfgbɛrɛyɩɛlɛv1to listenJegile nɩɩ mɩ teeŋ.Listen to me.2to wait, expectLaa jegilu jɩnɩŋ.We are expecting him today.
jeginicfjeŋvto stand on tiptoeBile jegine dɩ ʋ na wɩalɩŋ ba sɩɩ ŋaa.The child stood on tiptoe to see what they were doing.
jekuuŋnshort wall
jembiiŋn1song or dance2sung riddle3xylophone key
jembʋbʋɔŋnhigh notes of the xylophone
jenchigiŋnxylophone cover
jenchɩgansmall bell
jendaaŋnspindle (for thread)
jenduulubɛɛrɛnmaker of xylophone mallets
jenduuluŋcf-duuluŋnxylophone mallet
jenduurocf-duuronxylophone player
jenloŋnxylophone resonator
jenluruŋnxylophonists' shrine
jennyuŋnlow notes of the xylophone