yelcfbunsichiesichɩɩrɛv1to cry, weep, wail, to raise an alarmŊ ŋmoo bile, ʋ jaŋ yel.If you beat the child, he will cry.Ba dɩa yele yoho lɛ.They lamented at the funeral yesterday.22.214.171.124Cry, tear2to fermentSɩnɩŋ yele.The pito is fermented.
yieptconly, just, recentlyƲ yie kɔ, dɩ ʋ nyɩmma sʋba.He just arrived when his father had died.
yíecfyaaŋptcrepeatedly, habitually, alwaysU yie kɔ taŋ kʋbala. He used to go to a certain town.
yìepron. emph.used to give contrastive emphasis on the preceding wordƲ yie bɩ kɔ, ʋ ŋaana nɩɩ kɔ.He himself did not come, but his younger brother did.
yiegivto faintDɩ ba nɛ bɩ kʋdiilee die, ba jaŋ mʋ yiegi wɛnɩŋ lɛ.If they do not eat, they will faint on the way.2.2Body functions
yienicfjɛrɛvto spread out to dryChagɛ gɛrɩŋ a yieni.Wring the cloth and spread it out to dry.
yieriv1to come out (stars)Chɛnwʋlaa kala yiere nɛ jɩnɩŋ.All the stars are clearly to be seen today.126.96.36.199.1Appear2germinate (groundnuts, beans)Jisii la kala yiere nɛ.The groundnut have all germinated.
yɩvto knock, bump againstŊ yɩmɩ nɛ.You bumped into me.
yɩ̀av1to hand or pass overBa joŋ sʋʋ la yɩa kalɩbaa.They handed the corpse over to the Sextons.Joŋ boribiiŋ yɩa.Give me the key.2to turn one's back toHɔnɔ chaasɛmɛ, sɩ́ harɩŋ joŋo yɩa.Sit and face me, don't turn your back to me.