Vernacular - English
jɩrɩma 1 kindness 2 respect, honour jɩsɩ arɩ jɩsɩ many years La sɩ bɩ dɔŋɔ na, ʋ yi jɩsɩ arɩ jɩsɩ. We have not seen each other for many years. jɩwaa long robe worn by men jo (suonoo) selective harvesting of beans Mɩ dɩa mʋ jo suonoo nɛ. Yesterday I did selcetive harvesting of beans. joguni not to sit properly Ba pʋ kpasa nɛ ʋ vɩa ʋ hɔnɔ yi aŋ joguni. They gave him a chair, but he refuse to sit properly. joiiŋ safely Ŋ jaŋ kɛmmɛ joiiŋ kaa mʋ dɩa. You will take me safely home. jolimi to disgrace Dɩ ŋ dii mɩ chɩmɩŋ, mɩ jaŋ jolimiŋ. If you owe me a debt I will disgrace you.
joŋ 1 to take, use sth. Ʋ joŋ pɩɩ la pɩmɛ. He gave me the yam. 2 to harvest (groundnuts) Ʋ joŋ ʋ jisiiŋ nɛ. He harvested his groundnuts. 6.2.5 Harvest 3 to adopt Ʋ jommi. He adopted me. 4 to give sb. a ride Mɩ pɛ joŋ baal kʋbala nɛ kaa mʋ yɔbɔ. I gave some man a ride to the market.
joŋ cheeriŋ pa declare guilty, to be at fault Mɩ bɩ wʋbɔŋ kala ŋaa ka ba joŋ cheeriŋ pɩmɩ. I didn't do any bad thing, and they declared me guilty. 22.214.171.124 Fault
joŋ harɩŋ yɩa to ignore Ʋ joŋ harɩŋ yɩa wɩɩ la nɛ. He ignored the matter. 126.96.36.199 Ignore
joŋo chɛ 1 id to forgive Wɩɩ la ʋ sɩ ŋaa mɩ lɛ, mɩ joŋo chɛʋ nɛ. I have forgiven him for what he did to me. 188.8.131.52 Forgive 2 v phr to give free/gift Mɩ joŋ moribii la chɛŋ nɛ. I gave the money to you as a gift. joŋo kɩɩ to keep Sɩ́ nammɩa la joŋo kɩɩ tapʋlɩɩ bɩra. Do not keep the meat for another day. Joŋ kpasa kɩɩ tinteeŋ. Put the chair on the ground.
jɔgɩlɩɩŋ 1 n green soup water, vegetable juice 184.108.40.206 Color 2 adj green jɔl oversize Mɩ jɔl godo la. This bed is too big for me. jɔlɔ jɔlɔ loose Vɔɔ ŋmɛŋ la jɔlɔ jɔlɔ. Tie the rope loosely.