Gonja – English


m


maŋ so v to lift up
maŋ Verbal infix not (neg. verbal infix, for aorist and past tense )
manyaŋ v to sprinkle water
mansaŋ n pancake (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.)
mannɛ sheŋ nothing Manɛ e kɔ fo? - what is the matter with you? Sheŋ maŋ kɔ ma -- nothing is the matter with me. Mannɛsheŋ nna. - Nothing is the matter.
mannɛ loŋ not so, it is different
manɛ so nɛ interrog. noun why (lit. because of what that)
manɛ e ba nɛ interrog. noun why (lit. what happened that)
manɛ interrog. noun what?
manaŋ adv quickly
mana interrog. noun why
mamachisheŋ /amamachisheŋ n wonderful thing, mysterious thing
mamachi n wonderful, a wonderful thing
malga a gbiti v talk against
malga v 1to talk, to say, to speak 2to rebuke, to accuse e malga mo - he rebuked him
malfa /amalfa n gun
malɛ adj also, too
malanfiki n traitor
malaika /amalaika n angel
mala adj also, too
maaŋ Verbal infix will not, should not (neg verbal infix, future tense)
maa Verbal infix not (verbal infix, present progressive )
ma /maana n mum, mother m ma nde - this is my mother
ma pro 1me ma nɛ n sipo bee yɔ Buipe - I and my younger sibling are going to Buipe ma nde here I am ma nna it is me 2my (poss. pronoun) ma jɔnɔ nde - this is my dog
m verbprt future and past tense marker connecting verbs in a verb phrase (comparable to a ) e maaŋ tiŋ m ba he will not be able to come