pɩavto searchMɩ pɩa dɩa kala nɛ aŋ bɩ mɩ moribii la na.I searched the whole room but did not find the money.
pɩa naidto investigate, to look into sth.Má leŋ la pɩana wɩɩ la.Let us investigate the matter.
pɩa pɩaadv.tastelessDɩsɩ la yie ŋaa nɛ pɩa pɩa.The soup is tasteless.
pɩɛgɛv1to cross sb.'s pathSɩ́ mɩ pɩɛgʋ.Don't cross my path.2to part, to get away fromBɛɛ nɛ tɩɩ ŋ wʋwalɩmɛ ŋ pɩɛgɛmɛ bal?Why are you trying to get away from me?3to find one's way through a crowdAŋkara lɛ luoriba yie pɩɛgɛ dɔŋɔ bɩbal nɛ.In Accra the traffic comes from all directions.
pɩɛnɛvto comfort, to pamperMɩ nandɔŋɔ naaŋ sʋba, mɩ pɩpɩɛnʋ.My friend's mother died so I am comforting him.
pɩɛrɛvto give a very small amount or quantity, to grudge, stintPɩɛrɛ mʋa pɩmɛ.Give me a little.
pɩɛsɛcfsʋlvto ask, to interrogate, to inquireMá mʋ pɩɛsɛ baal la na ʋ jaŋ kʋ na la.Go and ask the man whether he is coming to see us.