P

P, p

pá

place

land

pa

to sink into

to be abundant inside (e.g. honeycomb)

to go into a hole

pa dyi

to disappear

to be missing

to leave secretly from someone

pa gbo

to rape

to bribe

pa hwɔ

to celebrate a feast

pa sáná

to whisper

pa (xwáɖá) xwíɖíi

to hide in the bush

páɖá

to roll up (mat, cloth)

pàɖǎ

much

plenty

páɖáìn kɔ̃in

to curl up

pàìn

to leave a road

pàìn hwɔ

to celebrate a feast somewhere

pàìn sánáún dyi

to whisper something secretly to several others

páná

to thunder

páná mú

to shout

pánáìn

to thunder at someone

pánáìn dúi

to scold

páni

pan

péɖé

to cross (a river)

péɖétè

plate

péɖé wuɖu kɔ̃

to break a promise

peɖe

to sell

péɖé wuɖu kɔ̃

to break a promise

peɖe fã̀à

to be afraid

pèɖè

ringworm (itch)

peɖee-ɖɛ̀

commodity

péɖéìn

to cross someone over (a river)

peɖeìn mú

to share in something

peɖeìn xwa

to have sex in common with

pèɖèìn ɖé

to take shelter there

pèɖèìn gbo

to sell to

pèɖèìn xwíɖíi

to take shelter under

pɛ̃́ dyi

to lie down something

pɛ̃́ gbo

to have sex with someone

pɛ̃́ kɔ̃

to lie on

pɛ́ɛ̀

to pay

pɛ́ɛ̀ sɔ̃

to stretch out one’s hands

pɛɛ́-pɛɛ́

a flat object

pɛɛ̀

to be cold

pɛ̀ɛ̀

shade

pɛ́ɛ̀-ɖɛ̀

payment

pɛ́ɛ̀-nyɔ̀

hired person

pɛ̀ɛ̀-pɛ̀ɛ̀

carefully

pɛ̀ɛ̀-pɛ̀ɛ̀-kà

in a friendly way

pɛ́ìn ɖe

to pay back with

pɛ̃́ìn dyi

to lay down (something)

pɛ̃́ìn kɔ̃in

to lay down on top of something

pɛ̃́ìn sɔ̃ kɔ̃

to put one’s hands on someone (for punishment)

pɛ̃́-naín

sleeping place

pɛ́nɛ́ìn

plane tree

pɛ̃́-nyɛ́nɛ́ín

roof support

to cook

pĩ́á

half

piece

pĩ́à dyi

to be restricted

to restrict

to oppress

pídyi

freely

píé

outside

píé-kũ̀à

outside work

pìǐ

grass

pĩ̀ìn

to cook in a certain place

píní

to draw (water)

píní mú

to squeeze

píɔ́

price

pĩɔ́

whistle

pĩ́ɔ

sand

beach

pìɔ̌

wind

pìɔ̌-kpà

wing

pĩ-pĩ

cooked

pìtákìò

pistachio

pìù

liver

pó

to be saved

to give birth

pó xwaún

to be saved from something

po

to make

to put

to raise (animals)

po bɛ̃̌ǐn

to put in place of something else

po bǒ

to release a rock from a sling

po ɓɛ́ɖɛ́ kɔ̃

to be put on guard

po ɓɛ̀ɖɛ̀ dyi

to disgrace someone

po ɓɔ́í

to stop

po cáná dúún

to anoint

po da

to put aside for safekeeping

po dɔ̃̀ǐn mú

to arrange

po dúún

to accuse

po ɖɔ mú

to dress

po dyéɖé

to roast

po dyi

to put onto

to drop

to strike down

po dyíɖíí

to tatoo

po dyií dyi

to be rude to someone

po dyoɖoún

to vex

po fã̀ǔn

to make afraid

po gbàǔn

to attack

po gbàɖàùn

to commit adultery

po gbɛ̌ǐn

to put into a kinja

po gbɔ

to plan

po gmaɖe

to commit adultery

po hwìè xwíníín

to start someone on his journey

po hwòɖǒ (ɖé) ɖei

to discourage someone

po hwuɖu ɖǎ hwɔ

to say goodbye

po jǎà

to believe

po kɛ́ɛ́

to rebel

po kũ̀à kɔ̃ún

to install in a job

po kpàǎ ɖɔ

to embrace a person by his neck

po kpáná

to make a profit

po kpáná kɔ̃ún

to profit from someone else

po kpaún

to lend

po kpé

to cry

po kpéí

to give strength to

po mana kɔ̃

to bless

po mɔɔ́-bɛ̃̌

to glean

po mú

to put (clothes) on someone

po múàǔn

to make happy

po náún

to warn

po nɔ́ɔ́

to tell a story

po nyɛ dyí

to make a fire

po nyɛ wĩin

to take care of an old person

po páún

to put in order

po pɛ́í

to coax

po sɛ́ɖɛ́í

to manipulate someone

po sɛ̀ɛ̀

to tell the future

po sóɖó

to challenge

po sɔ̃ dya

to strike someone

po sɔ̃ kɔ̃

to sign

to punish

po sɔ̃ xwaún

to put something in someone’s hand

po sɔ́nɔ́

to plot against someone

po to kɔ̃

to attack

po tɔ̃ɔ dya

to spit on someone

po vã kɔ̃

to agitate

po wáká

to set aside

to sanctify

po wuɖu ɓíín

to make an agreement

po wuɖu dyíin

to ridicule someone (giving rebuke)

po wuɖu táí

to make an agreement

po wuɖui

to announce

po xwaún dyi

to put within the authority of someone

po xwáɖáún

to throw out

po zaa dúún

to condemn

po zaa wɔ̃

to judge

po zio

to proclaim

po zɛ̀nɛ̌

to defile

po zùo

to thank

póìn

to save

póìn mú

to spring shut

póìn xwaún

to save someone from something

poìn bã̀à

to share a common boundary

poìn dyí

to gather

to be gathered

poìn hwìɖǐi

to think

pòìn

to build out of

to shoot at

pòìn dú

to head towards

pòìn kɔ̃

to turn one’s back to someone

pòìn kɔ̃ín

to reject

pòìn kpa

to throw several times

pòìn kpaún

to lend something to someone

pòìn kpé gbo

to mourn for someone

pòìn kpéi

to cry out to someone

pòìn nɔ́ɔ́ dyi

to tell a story to someone

pòìn sé

to shoot arrows at someone

pòìn zaa wɔ̃

to judge somewhere

pòìn-kpà

thrust of a weapon

póìn-nyɔ̀

saviour

póo-póo

pigeon

póó-xwìɖì

childbirth labor

pó-pó

salvation

pó-tì

time for childbirth

pɔ̃́

leg of an animal or human (hind)

lap

pɔ́pɔ́ɖɔ̀

poplar

pɔ́ɖɔ́sɔ́-kũ̀à

forced labor

pɔ́mɛ́gàɖànɛ̀-cù

pomegranate tree

pɔnɔ

bow (and arrow)

pɔnɔ-mɛ́

back muscle

pɔ̀tɔ́

paint

pɔ̃́ùn

pound

pū

only

anyhow

pũ dyí

to withhold from someone

pṹá

scale

pṹa

between

puà

to hurt

to hurt someone

pṹá-dyèɖè

scale number

púɖú

to be white

púè

to pour out

púè dyi

to pour

púè gbɔí

to pour at the base of

púɛɛ

then (surprise)

púiń

then (in procedural discourse)

púú

white

púu

dusty

púù dyéɖé kɔ̃in

to be almost blind

púù dyéɖéín dyi

to be blind

púu-púu

dust