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Tampulma - English
daa-sastick, firewood **Zer daa ti a kpu dum ti.Take the stick and kil the snake.Dɛu daasa a buksi din.Look for firewood and start the fire. daa wewisasmall stickNyɛ min daawe mu du din ti ni.Give me a small stick to put on the fire. daa yug-a(type of) bean**Yau daa yuga a nyɛ min.Buy me some beans. daa ziŋziŋiziŋziŋɛ(long) stickDɛu daa ziŋziŋi a nyɛ min.Find me a long stick. daa zɔŋizɔŋsɛ(local) ladderMa daa zɔŋi ti wa wer.Your localladder is not safe. daabor-aoutside relaxing seatHali daabor bɛgim wato dama ti damtil ni.There is not even one relaxing seat outside the house. daachaksa toretotashort poleŊmɛn dachaksa tore a nyɛ min.Cut a short pole for me. daagumedaagumsa(big) stickBaal ti yau daagumere di o buksi.The man has bought a large stick to make a fire. daakaglicrossYesu daakagli tii nɛɛnɛ.This is the cross of Jesus. daana-saidentityMu Tampulim sɛmsɛm tii ya mu daana.My Tampulma language is my identity. daaŋgɔŋ-sakitchenAsana nyɛn daaŋgɔŋ ni.Asana is in the kitchen*. daasadaasisa(big) potDaasa chiŋɛ Atika sal.There is a big pot in Atika’s compound. daasa nichuŋinichuŋɛfirewood carrierDɛu daasa nichuŋi a nyɛ min.Find me someone who will carry firewood for me. daaseelidaaseelechewing stickSe daaseeli.Chew a chewing stick. daasɛɛmadaasɛɛmsa(type of) treeDaasɛɛma chiŋɛ Tika ŋmaha ni.There is a ‘daaseema’ tree on Tika’s farm. daasito walk slowlyBakala wa kpak alaafɛɛ, chendaha o chiŋɛu aa daasi.Bakala is now well, that is why he is walking slowly. Daboya yisaDaboya saltDaboya yisa lɛmu.Daboya salt tastes nice. dam fali saalibuilding a new houseBanuha lisi dam fali saalirɛ.Banuha is thinking of building a new house. dam tiinatimahouse ownerMa dam tiina ya weru.Your house owner is nice. dam weriwerenice houseBahɛ sa dam werere bun nɔ.Bahe built a nice house this year. damadamsahouseBakala nyɛn dama ni.Bakala is in the house. dama kisaalikisaalɛhouse building toolTɔmi saksi o dama kisaalɛwa.Tommy is preparing his house building equipment. dama piilibeginning housebuildingI zim dama piiliiu?Do you know how to begin building a house? dama tuuli sahaend of the farming seasonDama tuuli saha nɛɛnɛ.This is the end of the farming season. dama wewisasmall houseTɔmi awa o haan nyɛn dam we nee.Tommy and his wife live in a small house.