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torukonpush-cart, donkey cart6.7.9Machine{Eng}
toruŋnportion, part, share4.3.4.5Share with
v1to close, shut sth.Má kɛŋ boiŋ tɔ.Shut the door.7.3.7Cover2to cover, shade oneself fromKɛŋ gɛrɩŋ tɔ ŋ nyuŋ dɩ wɩa sɩ́ŋ kpʋ.Shade your head with a cloth, so that the sun does not beat you.3to rainDuonuŋ tɔ nɛ jɩnɩŋ.It is raining heavily today.1.1.3.3Rain
tɔbɔntobacco1.5Plant
tɔgɩɩadjto be shallowTɔgʋŋ ŋaa tɔgɩɩ nɛ.The mortar is shallow.8.2.6.5Deep, shallow
-tɔgɔrtsfxto be shallowbʋatɔgɔshallow holeid. Ʋ tʋɔŋ tɔgɔ nɛ.He is shallow-minded.
tɔgʋmɛvto ignore sb., not pay attention to sb. Ʋ bɩ baal la tɔgʋmɔ.He ignored the man.3.1.2.3Attention
tɔgʋŋnmortar, pounding pot5.2Food
tɔkʋfan(Twi) sixpence (formerly 5 pesewas)6.8.6.1Monetary units
tɔlɔ tɔlɔcffɛlɛlɛpɔlɔ pɔlɔadjtepid, lukewarm Lɩɩ la ŋaa tɔlɔ tɔlɔ nɛ.The water is tepid.8.3.4.1Cold
tɔmɔna kind of tree1.5.1Tree
tɔmʋŋn1beard2.1Body2idol, fetish
tɔnsɛcflɛ̀rɛ̀v1to argueBa tɔnsɛ ba kuorii la wɩaa.They argued about the chieftaincy.3.5.1.2Talk about a subject2to toss, cast lotsBa tɔnsɛ Yesu gɛnnɩŋ wɩaa.They cast lots for Jesus clothes.
tɔŋkɩɛrɩbanwhiskers (beard and side-whiskers, cf. tɔmʋŋ)2.1.1Head
tɔ́ɔ̀exclall right, I agreeTɔɔ, mɩ jaŋ kɔ.All right, I will come.9.2Part of speech
tɔ̀ɔv1to stabMɩ jaŋ tɔɔ baal la arɩ sɩa.I am going to stab the man with a knife.2.5.3Injure2to injectBa dɩa tɔɔmɛ nɛ asibiti lɛ.They gave me an injection at the hospital yesterday.2.5Health3to plant (used for garden eggs, calabash and melon-seed plant)Mɩ jaŋ tɔɔ gbɛrɩmɛɛ.I will plant garden eggs.6.2.3Plant a field
tɔɔchɩn(Eng.) torch, flash light
tɔɔkomuŋnchewed tobacco
tɔɔŋn sxworthless thing or person, useless thing or personPupoye la ŋaa kʋtɔɔnʋŋ nɛ.The pots are useless.Ʋ ŋaa nɩtɔɔ nɛ.He is a useless person.
tɔɔpɩpaaŋntobacco leaves1.5.5Parts of a plant
tɔrɛv1to be quiet, shut upTɔrɛ ŋ niiŋ.Be quiet.4.3Behavior2to harvest (groundnuts, any fruit) Ʋ jaŋ tɔrɛ jisiee.He will harvest groundnuts.6.2.5Harvest
tɔsɛvto sprout leaves, to get budsTɩa la tɔsɔ nɛ.The tree has got new leaves.2.6.4.6Grow, get bigger
tucrush, poundMɩ jaŋ tu chʋʋnaa a tugi nʋʋŋ.I will crush sheanuts and extract oil.
tugivto pound (in a mortar)Má laa miiriŋ mʋ tugi.Get the rice and go and pound it.7.3.4.5Actions of the hand
tullivto confuse somebodyBile ka tullimɩ nɛ.The child is making me confused.