Gonja – English


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mpini /ki- mosquito's (sem. domains: 1.6 - Animal.)
mpini /ke- n rings
mpini /ki- n mortars (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant.)
mpilaŋ /ka- n broken pots
mpetɛ /ka n properties, inheritance
mpar n width (large) k wɔ mpar it is wide (lit. It owns width)
mpaŋ n loaning, borrowing
mpaŋ n forgiveness
mpal /ka- adj fufu (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.)
mɔsa v to bail out, to collect out
mɔn v refuse to give, prevent
mɔmɔ /amɔmɔ n crow. raven
mɔlmɔlbi adj smooth, soft (of hair)
mɔlga v safe, deliver, set free
mɔl v to crowd, to gather, to threaten (of rain)
mɔɛ v to be satisfied
v kill
mokuru /amokuru n skirt
moeya pro his, hers (posessive pronoun)
mo? 1which, who (followed by a sentence final question mark) esa mo e naa yɔ? - which person is going? 2esa mo nɛ e wora long, daga kasogberge -- the person who did this, deserves punishment
mo nɛ which (which that), who (who that) followed by a dependant sentence referring to the noun) meeŋ sa fo akuloŋku mo nɛ n nya na be ako I will give you some of the groundnuts which I got
mo cf: mbe. pro his, her (possessive pronoun in close family relationships) otherwise 'mbe' Kofi mo tuto nde - this is Kofi's father
mo pro him, her mo nɛ n tuto yɔ he and my father went
mmunibi /ku- n orphans
mmuni /m- n pits, rubbish holes