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ya1PronounweYa wara suni wɛ.We don’t tell lies.
ya fupVerbto be quietYa i nɔɔ ti fup.Shut up!.
ya gaafaraVerbto apologiseYa baal ti wa gaafara.tell sorry to the man.
ya mu tutɔVerbto please oneselfLaaboor ti ya mu tutɔu.The message pleases me.
ya nii zɔŋVerbto put water on the fireYa nii zɔŋ min din ni.Put the water on the fire for me.
yaadi-saNounclothBakala yau yaadi falirɛ.Bakala has bought some new cloth.
yaadi yogliNouncloth for saleYaadisa bar yogli nyɛn yawa ni.There is a place in the market for selling cloth.
yagayaga-saNounflour sieveLa mali a la yau yagayaga a nyɛ min.Get money and buy me a four sieve.
yauVerbto buyYau wusizaam kalaŋ a nyɛ min.Buy a Muslim prayer mat for me.
yau hɛchɛVerbto buy river sandYau hɛchɛ a dau.Buy river sand and don’t use it immediately.
yawayausaNounmarketBorche kaalu di o la di yawa.Borche has gone to the market.
yegsiVerbto shakeYegsi luri ti kaa zi nyɔ.Shake the medicine bottle before you drink it.
yɛda tiinatimaNountrustworthy personYɛda tiina ya baal ti.The man is trustworthy.
yɛrɛ sahainterr.at what time?Yɛrɛ saharɛ i kaa wa barnɔ?At what time will you be coming here?
yirVerbto callYir baal ti a nyɛ min.Call the man to come here.
yisaNounsaltYa yisa a du disa ta ni.Put salt in the soup.
yo1Verbto throwKpa yo a ta.Throw it away.
yo2yoosaNounfightingBasig daŋni yoosa kinkannɛ.Basig likes fighting very much.
yogliVerbto sellAŋmɛniwa ii yogli i cheche ti?How much are you selling your bicycle for?
yool-saNoun(type of) insectBichɛsa, ma taa zɔ yoollɛ.Children, do not play with the ‘yool’.
yɔgsiVerbto be softTɛɛnɛ ti waa yɔgsi.The ground is not soft.
yɔɔg suwaasisniiNoungreen beadsYɔɔg suwaasinii taa gbaan weru.The green beads are also good.
yɔɔgayɔɔgsaNounbeadAkala kaali yawau di o la yau yɔɔgsa.Akala has gone to the market to buy beads.
yɔriyɔriNounbad lifeTaa ya yɔriyɔri.Don’t lead a bad life.
ya2Verbto doYɛrɛ i ya a zim chenani mu bambi du?How do you know what sort of person I am?

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