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daa-saNounstick, 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 wewisaNounsmall stickNyɛ min daawe mu du din ti ni.Give me a small stick to put on the fire.
daa yug-aNoun(type of) bean**Yau daa yuga a nyɛ min.Buy me some beans.
daa ziŋziŋiziŋziŋɛNoun(long) stickDɛu daa ziŋziŋi a nyɛ min.Find me a long stick.
daa zɔŋizɔŋsɛNoun(local) ladderMa daa zɔŋi ti wa wer.Your localladder is not safe.
daabor-aNounoutside relaxing seatHali daabor bɛgim wato dama ti damtil ni.There is not even one relaxing seat outside the house.
daachaksa toretotaNounshort poleŊmɛn dachaksa tore a nyɛ min.Cut a short pole for me.
daagumedaagumsaNoun(big) stickBaal ti yau daagumere di o buksi.The man has bought a large stick to make a fire.
daakagliNouncrossYesu daakagli tii nɛɛnɛ.This is the cross of Jesus.
daana-saNounidentityMu Tampulim sɛmsɛm tii ya mu daana.My Tampulma language is my identity.
daaŋgɔŋ-saNounkitchenAsana nyɛn daaŋgɔŋ ni.Asana is in the kitchen*.
daasadaasisaNoun(big) potDaasa chiŋɛ Atika sal.There is a big pot in Atika’s compound.
daasa nichuŋinichuŋɛNounfirewood carrierDɛu daasa nichuŋi a nyɛ min.Find me someone who will carry firewood for me.
daaseelidaaseeleNounchewing stickSe daaseeli.Chew a chewing stick.
daasɛɛmadaasɛɛmsaNoun(type of) treeDaasɛɛma chiŋɛ Tika ŋmaha ni.There is a ‘daaseema’ tree on Tika’s farm.
daasiVerbto walk slowlyBakala wa kpak alaafɛɛ, chendaha o chiŋɛu aa daasi.Bakala is now well, that is why he is walking slowly.
Daboya yisaNounDaboya saltDaboya yisa lɛmu.Daboya salt tastes nice.
dam fali saaliNounbuilding a new houseBanuha lisi dam fali saalirɛ.Banuha is thinking of building a new house.
dam tiinatimaNounhouse ownerMa dam tiina ya weru.Your house owner is nice.
dam weriwereNounnice houseBahɛ sa dam werere bun nɔ.Bahe built a nice house this year.
damadamsaNounhouseBakala nyɛn dama ni.Bakala is in the house.
dama kisaalikisaalɛNounhouse building toolTɔmi saksi o dama kisaalɛwa.Tommy is preparing his house building equipment.
dama piiliNounbeginning housebuildingI zim dama piiliiu?Do you know how to begin building a house?
dama tuuli sahaNounend of the farming seasonDama tuuli saha nɛɛnɛ.This is the end of the farming season.
dama wewisaNounsmall houseTɔmi awa o haan nyɛn dam we nee.Tommy and his wife live in a small house.