Komo – English/Swahili/French


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ya v refuse -katala refuser
yaa₁ v fly off -ruka s'envoler Bambaú baoyaa. Birds fly.
yaa₂ n craziness bazimu folie Ntɔa-yaa aǒea bamboka. A crazy man eats millipedes.
yaba llcr: esomba. n healing ritual conducted by men ibada ya kuponyesha rites de guérison détenu par les hommes Banaojibha yaba aoba nɔkɔ́bɔkɔti. One does not consider using yaba if one has not yet had children.
yabea v complain from having to give something one is forced socially to give or from being given too little lamenter de
yamba v hang, put on tungika accrocher, suspendre Baniki-nke báoyamba nsanga ka kingo. Girls put necklaces on their necks.
yambea v embrace -busu embrasser Baniki baǒyambea bamabɔ aoba nabatoki k'osaa. The children embrace their mothers when they come from the forest.
yambisa v hang up, cause to hang -tungisha faire accrocher, suspendre Báonyambisa miki-nke nsanga. One puts a necklace on a girl.
yambisa ose v ordain
yame v join in the work
yangataga v hang onto, swing from -lembelea sebalancer
yaɔa llcr: asaɔa. n large-sized forest bird species aina ya ndege kubwa huishi porini sorte de grand oiseau qui vit en forêt
yayama v be surprised -shangaa s'étonner
yeemana v slip -telea glisser Nkpa aoyeemana, áogua. When someone slips, he falls.
yeemisa v make slippery -teleza faire glisser Mbua aoyeemisa aphe. The rain makes the road slippery.
yemba n monkey kima singe Bayemba báotamba k'ekombo. Monkeys march in groups.
yembu n large, unspecifiable quantity
yende adv then tena, kiisha, halafu, basi alors
yengia v be sleepy, drowsy -singizia sommeiller, s'endormir Kipha, baniki baoyengia na tɔ. Nighttime, children drop off to sleep.
yenji n sequence, objects of the initiation of fathers who have engendered ibada kwa wababa wanaozaa séquence, choses de l'initiation des pères qui ont engendré
yetɔ adv henceforth, still, from then, already, beforehand (the goal's being accomplished)
yeya v acclaim -tangaza kwa ukelele acclamer
pro he, him, she, her yeye lui
yɛg v set, as in sun
yɛgɛtisa v cause to lean -inamisha faire pencher Baɔyɛgɛtisa esaka á mpɔkɔ. One leans a support against a banana plant.

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