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la1Verbto go -La yir Anuha di oo wa barnɔ.Call Anuha to come here.
laabakɔNoun(type of) yamLaabakɔ ya kpamnɛ a lɛm kinkan.The ‘laabako’ yam is very tasty.
laal-saNounwarMa taa chem dɔŋa wa laal.Do not go to war with one another.
laal poraNounbattle fieldDevid funɛ la laal pora ti a la kpu Goliyaf.David went to the battle field and killed Goliath.
laati-saNounelectric torchBanuha dɛ nyuksɛ o laati tiu a ta.Banuha lost his torch yesterday.
lakoomi-saNouncamelLakoomi chiŋɛ Tika damtil ni.There is a camel standing in front of Tika’s house.
lalaknɔAdverbnowLalaknɔ ya ha wa kpak diwe.We do not have any food now.
landaani-saNounMuslim muezzinLandaani laa mɔɔli jiŋli.The muezzin announces the time for prayers.
lanjima bar buksibuksɛNounarmy campBaa buksi lanjimasiwa ali Daboya ni.They are training soldiers at Daboya.
leegi buudaha niVerbto swingZimebe ti bugil ti daha aa leegi.A bird is swinging on the tree.
leemu-saNounorangeO werwa nar di leemusa.it is good to eat oranges.
leleŋhaleleŋsaNoungeckoLeleŋha nyɛn mu dama ti ni.A gecko lizard lives in my house.
lɛlilɛlɛNounghost, ancestoral spiritLɛli ya naa siwɛɛ.The ‘leli’ is a spirit of the dead.
lɛm dɔŋ niNounto be on good termsHaan ti awa o baal ti wa lɛm dɔŋ ni.The woman and her husband are not on good terms with each other.
lɛsi-saNoun(small) basketAŋmɛnaa ya lɛsi ti?How much is the small basket?
lɛtiVerbto pullTaa lɛti ŋmɛn ti.Don’t be pulling the rope.
lɛulɛwaNounfarm hutDu lɛu ali i ŋmaha ti ni.Put a hut on your farm.
lɛu faliNounnew farm hutMu kaa la du lɛu falir ɛ.I am going to make a new hut on the farm.
lɛu niduuliniduulɛNounfarm hut makerLɛu niduuli nyɛn ya dama.There is someone at our house who makes farm huts.
lɛwelɛwisaNounspoonLa mali a la yau lɛwe a wa nyɛ min.Get some money and go buy me a spoon.
lilVerbto swallowDuha lil zimi nii ti ni.A river python swallowed a chicken in the water.
lil kpuglimVerbto swallow greedilyTika kur lil kuu tiiu kpuglim.Tika just swallowed the tizert greedily.
lil nantɔVerbto hopeYaa lil nantɔu di ii zi wau.We hoped that you would come.
lilaNounthroatBasig lila laa wi.Basig has a sore throat.
lilkpawor-aNounlungKindɔŋ zu sel ti lilkpawor.Something entered the lung of the animal.