K

K, k

ká

to cut open

crab

kã́

to stop (rain)

to shut

kã dyí

to close up

kà

so that

kà kò ɖò

different

kã̀ ɖùǔ

to be stubborn

kã́á

king

kaà

to be opened

to open

kàà ɖɛ̀ǐn

now

kaà dyi

to open (a book)

kǎà

thus

kã́á-ɓòɖò

kingdom

kã́á-ɖɔ̀

royal clothes

kã́á-gbàǎ

crown

kã́á-gbò

palace

kã́á-gbo-nì-kũ̀à

work for the king

kã́á-gmɛ̀ɛ̌

throne

kã́á-kũ̀à

royal work

kã́á-kpè

royal authority

káɖá

hoe

kã̀fĩ́á

excuse

káìn sáná

to warn secretly

kàìn

to complain against

kã̀ìn

kind

sort

kàìn-kàìn

blame

kã̀ìn-kã̀ìn

different kinds of

kàmà mú

to be difficult

to be rare

kàmàà-ɖɛ̀

strong liquor

difficult thing

kàmàǔn-kàmàǔn

difficult

káná dyi

to be healed

kánáá pū

always

kànàǎ-kà

harshly

kánáìn dyi

to heal

Káná-Nyíníí

July

káná-pìɔ̌

dry cold wind

Káná-Vɛ̀nɛ̀

August

kàǔn

now

kē

oh! (surprise)

ké

and

oh! (rebuke)

ke

still

yet

eagle

kè

and

Kéɖémá-hwùɖù

Orion

kéɖé-kéɖé

little by little

kéɛ̀

to laugh

kɛ́

(question particle)

chest

kɛà kɛ̀

this

kɛbì

although

whether

kɛɓɛɛ

rust

mildew

kɛ́-dyéɖéí-jìɖǐ-ɖɛ̀

breastplate

kɛ́ɛ́

stubbornness

kɛɛ

but

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defect

kɛɛ wɛ̃́ɛ́ kɛɛ

however

kɛ̃̀ǐn-dyɔɔ̀

mortician

kíá

messenger

kĩà dyí

to be odd

kíɖí

to bend (a bow)

kíɖí mú

to bend at an angle

kiɖià ɓíɖíi dyi

to rub in the dirt

to destroy

kíɖíí

nape of neck

kiɖiò

to roll

kìɖìǒ

bear

kĩ́ín

first

kĩ̀ǐn

top or lid (cover of a hole or bowl)

kĩ́ín-kĩ́ín

first

kò

to be different

kò dyi

to sit down

kò kɔ̃

to sit on

kò pìǐn

to sit in ambush

kóɖó-kóɖó

carefully

hard

kóɖó-kóɖó-jì-tì

riot

kóín

court yard

compound

kòìn ɓo kɔ̃

to set on your lap

kòìn dyi

to sit someone down

to take someone from a position

kò-kò

different (kinds)

kò-naín

sitting place

kòò

pile

pen (animal)

kóò-táà

tar

kópò

cup

kópò-wè

cupful

kɔ́

to ripen (grain)

kɔ́ dyí

to be disfigured

to build (a ship)

kɔ ɓó ɖeín

to follow (in time)

kɔ ɓó dyí

to be next (in time)

kɔ dyí

to be next to

kɔ̃

on

kɔ̃̀

to own

to have to

kɔ̃̀ ɖà

lest

kɔ̃̀ ɖé

to care about

kɔ̃̀ jè gbo

to care about someone

kɔ̃̀ kpé kɔ̃ún

to have a right in something

kɔ̃̀ nyɔún

to have a right in a person

kɔ̃̀ sɛ́ɖɛ́

to be clever

to be cunning

kɔ̃̀ wáɖá-wáɖá

to abate (in anger)

kɔ̃̀ wuɖuí

to rule

kɔ̃-dè-ɖɛ̀

stand (for a thing)

kɔ́-dù

knee

kɔ́ɖɔ́

to be lame

kɔ́ɖɔ́-nyɔ̀

lame person

kɔ̀-hwɔ̀ɖɔ̌ɔ̀

kind of bird (white owl)

kɔ́ìn ɖe

to come back

kɔ̃ín

back

kɔ̃in

on top of

kɔìn dyí

to arrange (firewood)

kɔ̃in-ɓáìn-ɖɛ̀

covering (atonement)

kɔ́ìn-ɖɛ̀

gift given by one who returns

kɔ̃in-nyɔ̀

leader

kɔ̃-kò-ɖɛ̀

chair

kɔ̃-kpà

backbone

kɔ́mɔ́-ɖɛ̀

riches

treasure

kɔ̃̀-nyɔ̀

owner

kɔ̃́ɔ́

a seedling just starting to germinate

shoot of a plant

kɔ̃̀ɔ̀-ɖɛ̀

possession

kɔ̃̀pã́ùn

compound (place)

kɔ̃-pɛ̃́-ɖɛ̀

bed

kɔ́sìɓòɖò

arresting officer

government messenger

kɔ́-tì

time of harvest

kɔ̃ún

back

kɔ̃ún-kpá-nìmìì

riding animal

ku

skin

ku dúi

to be strong (a nation)

ku dyi

to be strong

ku hwòɖǒ

to be brave

to be patient

ku hwòɖǒǔn

to be stubborn

ku mú

to be thick (bread)

ku wɔ̃

to be fierce

to be hard

ku xwa

to be heavy

kũ̀à

work

kũ̀à-kɔ̃ún-po-po

ordination

kũ̀à-kɔ̃ún-po-sàǎ-zàìn-ɖɛ̀

ordination offering

kũ̀à-mú-nyùìn-ɖɛ̀

utensil

kũ̀à-nyu-nyɔ̀

hired man

kú-dù-nàà

kind of bird (green feathers)

kú-ɖáɓá-nyɔ̀

murderer

kuɖu

to roar

to scoop up

kùɖùìn dyí

to pile up by pushing back

kùɖùìn xwa

to pick up by hand

kuɖu-kuɖu

noise

kùɖùɔ̀-kùɖùɔ̀

rash

kúɖúú

group of

kúɖúù

hide

skin of animal

kúɖúù-kpã̀

leather

kui-kui

strong

kùì-kpà

cane

walking stick

kùìn dyi

to strengthen someone

kùìn hwìɖǐi

to be patient

kùìn hwòɖǒǔn

to encourage someone

ku-kɔ̃in-wɛ̀

skin disease

kúmú

to expel

kùmù

to become hard

kúmúìn

to strive after

to chase after

kùmù-kùmù

hard (in density)

kunuà-sɔ̃̀

left hand

kunuà-xwà

left hand

kùnǔù

kind of bird (little owl)

kúò

garbage pit

kú-toɖo

grave

kuún-kuún

thick

kũùn

medicine

kũùn-kpò

medicine (idol)

kũùn-kpò-gèɖèpɔ́ɔ̀

false god