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yɩamɩŋnsour-water (millet-flour, fermented in water)
yɩbɩŋcfsampɔrɔntoad1.6.1.4Amphibian
yɩbʋɩŋnlump of salt5.2.3.3.2Salt
yɩɛlaanhope3.2.7.1Hope
yɩɛlɛcfgbɛrɛjegilivto expect, wait for, hopeMɩ dɩa yɩɛlɛ mɩ nandɔŋɔ deeŋ deeŋ, ka ʋ bɩ kɔ.I waited for my friend for a long time yesterday, but he did not come.3.2.7Expect
yɩɛmɛvto be sourLiemu la yɩɛma.The orange is sour.5.2Food
yɩ̀ɩv1make mounds (yams or millet)Má yɩɩ pɩɩpɩnyɩlaa.Make yam mounds!9.1.2.5Make2singMá yɩɩ yɩɩlɩŋ.Sing a song.
yɩɩlɩŋnsong, hymn4.2.3Music
yɩɩlɩtaaransong leader4.2.3.4Musician
yɩɩlɩyɩɩransinger4.2.3.4Musician
yɩlɩniiŋnnipple2.1Body
yɩlɩŋcfyɩllɩɩŋn1breast, bosom, udder2.1Body2milk
yɩlɩtiiriŋnthe last child of a woman, lastborn2Person
yɩllɩɩŋcfyɩlɩŋnbreast milk2.2Body functions
yɩ̀rán1meeting, assembly, ceremony4.2.1.7Crowd, group2durbar
yɩrachɩŋnsyllable9.2Part of speech
yɩ́rɛ́cfbɛsɛdɛnnɛvto callYɩrɛ baal la.Call the man.3.5.1.4.1Call
yɩrɩtempnext yearYɩrɩ ʋ jaŋ mʋ Kumasi.Next year he will go to Kumasi.8.4.1Period of time
yɩrɩŋn1name9.7Name2reputationƲ pɩmɛ yɩrɩŋ.He praised me, spoke well of me4.3.1.4Reputation
yɩsɩŋnsalt5.2.3.3.2Salt
yobaalanwidower4.1.9.3Widow, widower
yobuguŋnlast day of a funeral2.6.6.3Funeral
yodaaranfuneral attendant, sympathiser2.6.6.3Funeral
yodɩanthe day after a funeral when realtives of the deceased visit their neighbours2.6.6.3Funeral
yohaalanwidow4.1.9.3Widow, widower