Likpakpaanl – English


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jatibaanounyam [type]5.2.3.1Food from plants
jatonoun'fair' [Gh.] complexion, a light skinned person
jeeverbsplit open, cut a door or a window or a water channel
jekverbeager, shockedU cha m jek ke m pel.He makes me eager to listen.
jenncffaa kalverbchase, drive away, divorce
jeŋjeŋpl.jeŋjeŋ mamjeŋjeŋ teebnounbird [type]1.6.1.2Bird
jer1verbpass, be more thanNjɔ kpa liyimbil jer mi.My friend is more important than me. (has name pass me)
jer2cfkpelnverbchangeAa jer ubo ngbaan liyimbil.You changed the child's name.
ji1cfkijinjiilibɔjillijilnjimtibɔr1verbeat, consume, enjoy, spend5.2Food
ji2inf. var. ofjin1
jibinf. var.bi jiicfkpabverbcoil up, be rounded, tie cloth around head
jigeŋnounsoup leaves [type]5.2.3.1Food from plants
jiiverbshiver, panic
jilimacflisilmpaknnounrespect, honourBi tii u jilima. They respect him. (give him honour)
jin1inf. var.ji2verbeat, eaten, win, cheat, cut, spend (money)jin bulnyɔɔcelebrate a festivaljin inimɔɔnbe ashamed (eat shame)jin kinyaŋdo business in the marketjin lipɔlnget into debtjin liwaalperform fetishjin liyimbilbecome famous (eat a name)jin mbamɔnbe right (eat truth)jin nnaaninherit chieftaincyjin ŋimombilspend moneyjin tibɔrtake to court (eat a matter)Uma le san jin. He was the one who won the race.Kijuk kimina ji pam.This knife cuts well.
jin2verbjudge (a case)
jinn1verbfeed (cause to eat)Taa jinn aana inimɔɔn.Don't disgrace your mother5.2Food
jinn2verbpoison
joninf. var.bi joiverbclimb
joocfupii1upiijoorverb1carry in hand, holdjoo nibringTiwoor joo u.He is cold. (Cold holds him/her)Libimbikr joo u.He is an epileptic. (epilepsy holds him)U joo upii.He is a married man. (He holds a wife)Aa joo ni ŋani ba?What do you use this for? (You hold this doing what?)2rule
joo beeniverbdoubt, have doubtsTaa joo beeniDon't doubt (opposite of believing)
jookverbbe tough