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jaani-saNoun(local) mat (made from raffia)La malɛ a la yau jaani wa nyɛ min.Get some money and go and buy a local mat for me.
jaani nisɔɔliNounlocal mat makerJaani nisɔɔlirɛ muu daŋni.I am wanting the maker of local mats.
jesi waa naNounmany thanksAkala zaamu kaa ŋɔ di jesi waa na.Akala greeted and said many thanks.
jɛɛgi jɛɛgiVerbto tell a proverbBaal ti fa jɛɛgi jɛɛgirɛ.The man told a proverb earlier today.
jɛɛniVerbto keep an eye onKin a chenani haan ti kani aa jɛɛni be ti.See how the woman is sitting and keeping an eye on the child.
jɛrigi2Verbto answerBaa pɛɛsi Tika wa pɛɛsirɛ ka o vɛ di o wara jɛrigi.They asked Tika a question but he refused to answer.
jɛrigi toretotaNounshort answerJɛrigi jɛrigi tore.Give a short answer.
jiŋ looriVerbto stop a lorryJiŋ loori ti a nyɛ ya.Stop the lorry for us.
jiŋli-saNounmosqueKarimɔɔgsa nyɛn jiŋli ni.The Muslims are in the mosque.
jiranbisa-saNounstorey buildingAlhaji Yakubu sa jiranbisarɛ.Alhaji Yakubu us built a storey building.
jiransooro-saNounmosquito netTɔmi yau jiransooro falirɛ.Tommy has bought a new mosquiton net.
jirijirɛNounjawO jiri laa wi.His jaw is aching.
jiri fuusifuusɛNounswollen jawO jiri fuusɛɛ.She has a swollen jaw.
jirimaNounhonour, respectKi nyɛ nihɛɛta wa jirima.Be giving respect to elders.
ja choonaVerbto thresh shea nutsHamsa nyɛn sal ni aa ja choona.Hamsa is in her compound threshing shea nuts.
jaani-saNoun(local) mat (made from raffia)La malɛ a la yau jaani wa nyɛ min.Get some money and go and buy a local mat for me.
jaani falifalɛNoun(new local) matYau jaani fali bɛgim a wa nyɛ min.Buy me one new local mat.
jaani nisɔɔliNounlocal mat makerJaani nisɔɔlirɛ muu daŋni.I am wanting the maker of local mats.
jernyusɛɛm-aNoun(type of) lizardJernyusɛɛm chɔ chen.The lizard with the red head is lying down.
jesi waa naNounmany thanksAkala zaamu kaa ŋɔ di jesi waa na.Akala greeted and said many thanks.
jɛɛgi-saNounproverbI zim jeegi ti munu?Do you know the meaning of the proverb?
jɛɛmiVerbto worshipZinan ya kaa la jɛɛmi Koosirɛ.Today we are going to worship God.
jɛɛniVerbto keep an eye onKin a chenani haan ti kani aa jɛɛni be ti.See how the woman is sitting and keeping an eye on the child.
jɛrigi2Verbto answerBaa pɛɛsi Tika wa pɛɛsirɛ ka o vɛ di o wara jɛrigi.They asked Tika a question but he refused to answer.
jɛrigi (-sa)1adj.humbleNibin jɛrigi ya baal ti.The man is a humble man.

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