Gonja – English


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mbibi /ke- n small children
mbia /ke- (mbi) n children
mbi nyɛnsobi /ke- n boys, (with poss. pronoun) sons
mbi /ke- ususally followed by an adjective n children
mbi var. of mbia /ke-
mbɛ /ke- n markets
mbɛ /ka- n stools, chairs
mbel /ka- n horns, trumpets
mbel /_ n old age
mbee n leanness, thinness
mbe cf: mo. pro his, her, (possessive pronoun)
mbargawɔl /ka- n reins
mbargafɔl /ka- n reins
mbala /ka- n customary gifts
mbaanaayɔ eternal, forever
mba /ka- n bowls (clay)
mata so v stick to, add, pacify
mata v to stick
mashiri n mosque, open place of worship, burial place of Gonja Paramount chief
mar v to stick, to stand against a wall
mape n friend (in animal fables)
maŋkura v to praise, to honour
maŋkishi n matches
maŋkeni n cocoyam (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.)
maŋgo n mango (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.)