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Dioula I<tan Lexicon

ENGLISH

PofS

iMAUNKE

FRANgAIS

abdominal cramps able able to. able to above abscess absence absent minded abstain accept c*M*cpt con-ditiono accept conditions accept iijgK accident accompany ache ache add more. add on to add to add to addf x to y, put in add x. to y, put in adjust adjust *_,-' adultadvantage advantage advise afraid Africa after after (that) after tomorrow afternoon afternoon (~ 2 pm) afternoon (~ 4 pm) again against against the law, i s

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xono dimi sin (xa) ' V se ka (xa) V V sin J<:a (xa) prep\ san to n sumundio hama n ,a4i hanxalarrjaritatlno v hrrraHr(xa)/hanmlto v son ... ma (xa)1 v.9barl-txa7 sort (>$a) ' V ayiwa*. , V n n
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crampe abdominal pouvoir etre capable de etre capable au-dessus de X abces , absence f t i t u*> (jotd* Jt dtetralt 'XJiCJC abstenir, s'abstenlr accepter cKca^wer^ci^oTitlTtro rrs accepter les conditions acce pte^W^-wttatton accident accompagner faire mal %tespff*l* (totUteaJute ajoutdplus ajouter ajoute x a y ajoute' x a y ajout x. a y . k* 1 , '

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ke (xa), xa x ke y la ajoute x, a y ben-ma (xa) ffa / a j ^ ajuster toben (xa) ,A, ajuster . V moxo-ba: j QewLKxx.0 adulte n naha / avantage n avantage tsno n donner des conseils ladi.(xa)! V avoir peur silan (xa) , .% , V Afrique, 1' hatahinna^O^|t/A<fc n " apres prep kohs/xo, apres que prep wakD he apres demain . sinin kindln prep I'apres-midi : ' n wura I'apres-midi salihana,' n Tapres-mldi laxansara n encore adv tugundin/tuguftR contre * prep kama sarlya soso (xa _) contre la lol V
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Djou|a Kah Lexicon


ENGLISH MALINKjFRANCAIS PofS vieillir v kDtD(xa) "j \ age n sio agregat, le n kenyqni hero , d'accord avec, etre v san (xa) ! d'accord , v son tu (xa) ! i aide n demo j air n honyo i alcool it dolo i aligner les briques v tilintya_) vivant ' adj balunjn t tout adj bsE I 4JA;MlktOUS adj alu b^p he>.$^.. tout le temps adj waaxaati b$_l/tuma>t-| tout le monde .. v duniyp taw t>t6 permettre v yamafiya (xa) permettre v labula (xa) \ permettre v tu (xa) j ; presque adv henbpte maje aumone n saraxjp ! se.ule . adj kilin r|a ; de_a adv xaban'/killn!. aussi adv hana v ; . changer/modifier v halagi(xa)/^fefef^r changer/modifier v yelsma toujours adv tuma bse bEE 1 if I quantlte" n hax ,c rvT.^ v s'amuser v tulonke (xa) et ,conj -ni/anl'\ j .. colere n ^of/mewl fach< .adj . monm\n Y^^U^Uift se fScher contre v dimin ... xato(xa) I'animal n bexan n basitlgo J {JtpmQ /Stoma animiste animiste n josonna cheville n slnxerebe'xerebe annoncer v kunnahirin (xa) annoncer -. v lasi (xa) . agacer/ennuyer v ton (xa) ennuyer v degun (xa)jun (e) autre n tett k&tib ' ' '' I repondre 1/ jaabi (xa) I repondre & t(n oJM 1/ lamuta (xa) j fourml n mEnEmenE/dundumEne anxi^td n litofovWo.

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age aggregate agree with Agreed aide air alcohol align bricks

alive all
all of them all the time all the world allow (let happen) allow (permit) allow (permit) almost alms alone already

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also
alter alter

always
amount amuse oneself and anger angry angry with (to be) animal animist animist ankle announce announce i annoy annoy _ another answer answer ant anxiety 2

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Diqula Kan Lexicon


PofS n
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\. pop Awlrili

jMALINKE ; , ' . \ , pom me

FRANQAIS s'approcher de avril tabuler airVde/rnanceuvre, la aire ere^manceuvre, la bras bras ag toyr arriver arthrite cendre avoir honte demander aspirer assistance apprenti association

sD<*|un (xa) / j u f | t w a bambarin ji ij&otun bo|p/bulo xalo bujpX^o larninin sl'(Ka)


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bugutigpl maluya (xa) nyjpin (xaloke) tya) sa^a (xa) demo / paranti/ tor. (_ toti) ma to lv 1 ' ,

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foyj siti (xa) boyi ... xan (xa) yiriyva (xa) /$rt'uftt|oi
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attacher
attaquer augmenter aout tante autoriser automne se reveiller hache

n n
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yamaruya (xa) ofet*fri: Orocwru xupi (xa) yetido

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baboon baby**** baby-sit back (body part) 1
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babouin _Mi'dei' les enfants -garder les enfants dos mauvais


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bad bad bad--' bag bag baggage

jaxu, ka: iticin n i - i ^ ^ boto j sako/kulia dono ftfeAAJt,

mauvais mauvat* sac sac bagage

Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH bait bald bald baling wire ball bamboo banana banana tree banana tree bandage bank bank bank (river) baptism baptism bar bard bargain bark bark (of tree) bark (of tree) bark (of tree) barrel base basement basil basket basket bathe bathing, place bathroom^ baths baton battery battery battery battle be able to be ready bead fee-afrr beans beard beat 4
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P'ofS adj adj

MALINKE dadun kusinahtan teluma . negejulo '.-. bolon namasa /<&r < * * * " * ? bananajuo namasajuo bandi f chauve chauve fil de fer ballon bambou banane

FRANCAIS
appat/amorce

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arbre de banana arbre-de banana bandage

banque barfflo/bangi wan bjtrrgp 0fY\.9jtA y.?k.O banque berge dinkuli dinkulio
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jalo

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tlr^ml(loke) (xa) yiro hato (<IVLK. booo hato barigon juo ; -. *, subaseman sukulan sago/sagi tere >,'. kM(x'iK. xubo
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negocier/marchander ecorce ecorce ecorce ecorce baril base . \

fondation basilic panier panier se laver toilette ''


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se baigne'r baton pile pile pile guerre etre capable preter

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4^u-t-fe7-faharicot la barbe frapper

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Dipula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
beautiful beautiful beautiful beauty because become become engaged become good/pretty becomes PofS adj , MALINKE ke xaViih/fin beau/belle

FRANCAIS joli joli


beaute parce que

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kt ... ti (xa) mamuta (xa_) nya (xa)

devenir
fiance devenir bon/joli devenir lit planche, le chambre a coucher abeille
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bed (garden) bedroom bee bee sting bee swarm beef beehive beehive (man made) beehive (man made) beehive (natural) beer

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cruche biere substance . avant avant avant mendier mendier mendiant mendiant commencer derriere faire un renvoi croire

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beeswax
before before before beg

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jgjpni /! S s ' W ^ f nyahe s^nni '. s^ra xa taara (xa) x^nin.tya) sjjjraxadalila tajibo damuta.(xa) xohe giroti (xa) 'il^filqla(xa) la'_ la (>j:a) djjgoma, _ halibagulo ban bento kutu (xa) xutu (xa) naha (xa) nyalama janha (xa) !. . batakun /6<M<

beg
beggar beggar begin behind belch believe believe belly button below (downstream) belt bench bench, low bend bend benefit best quality betray

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Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH blind person blindness
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PofS
n n n
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hipyontq mara

MALINKE
aveugie cecite

FRANgAIS

blister block blond blood I blow (wind) blue blush boastful boat body I boil boil (rice) boil water boldness bolt bone book book border border born (to be) born (to be) born (to be) borrow borrow (with money) boss/director
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dapo

ampoule/cloque boucher cheveux roux sang \ pousser bleu rougir fanfaron bateau (m) corps bouillir preparer bouillir hardi erre boulon os livre livre frontiere frontiere naTtre naftre naTtre preter/emprunter preter (avec I'argent) patron les deux r, embeter bouteille bouteille fond fond/bas au fond limite bol/cuvette __boite garcon garcon petit ami bracelet tresse/natte tresser les cheveux

adj n
V

geiren (xa) kabashiman jojp hcjyo tege (xa) bulama wj^le (xa) han ho la bafo/xulun ha> ; wtiiri (xaj ta|i (xa): gahdiya^xa) hatiya bqulon
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adj n n
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n n n n n n n
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93fe liburo , dan n4nio bange (Ha) jig(in (xa) wulu (xa) singa (xa) julo dun (xa) kuntigo a hulo bee tooro (xa)

n n
V

both bother bottle bottle bottom bottom bottom, at the boundary bowl box boy boy boyfriend bracelet braid braid hair

n n n n n n

Ss3aJt 1-nx.VaM. butalo ; dugumala juo dugoma nano i tasa/hehin

n . hurugo ke n soli man dio n n n n


V

xamarinno bululadun turuxal6


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kun da (xa)

Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
'. .: branch
brave bravery bread break (a stick) break (destroy) break (off) break (pot) break post break post break up into pieces breakfast breakfast breast breast milk breast milk breath breed bribe bribe brick brick - mud bride bridge bright bring bring a gift bring out broken broom brother brown brush bucket build bulb bull bullet bullet burden burn burp burst bury 8
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PofS
n adj n n
V V V V

MALINKE,..
yiri bulo hati hatiya buro xati (xa) tinye (ka) xati (xa) tote (xa) bpro samasin xati xati (xa) dabo datoka sin sin-jio sin-n:*nD . nilakili (xa) mara (xa _) gun (xa) sutohen birigo boxo birigo manyo pon wuleman na ti (xa _) sanba (xa) labo (xa) tinyannin hitaran balimake ' sekuluman borosi siyo/palan lo (xa) ampoule/nadi"? tura/^p.fvrruv, gidi kise nsgs din dono jani (xa) giroti (xa) peren (xa) sutura (xa) ' ?'."-/.'-. K":'.". " ":-' ' ' " branche courage pain casser ... gater casser casser poteau poteau i ' courageux

FRANgAIS

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casser en morceaux petit dejeuner petit dejeuner sein lait de sein lait de sein respirer relever soudoyer pot de vin brique brique en banco, la mariee pont brillant/vif apporter amener un cadeau sortir a gatte balai frere brun (e) brosse seau construire ampoule taureau balle balle fardeau bruler roter/eructer, eclater enterrer i
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Dipula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
bury (a body) bus, car buse busy but butcher butt butter button (for clothes) buy by PofS
V

: MALINKE bade (xa) mobili bi$i ' : enterrer bus, car buse occupe mais boucher derriere beurre bouton acheter par

FRANCAIS

n n adj conj n n n n
V

bi||o degunin ba|i waiye ju0/jubato nare xqplundi-o sajn (noke) (xa) ha;

prep

cabbage cake calabash calabash bowl calabash spoon calculate calf (of leg) calf, back of call calm down calm/quiet camel camera

n n n n n
V

su tup he|in (gh)o hejiin ga|ama j a ^ (xa)

chou gateau calabash calebasse louche calculer mollet appeler se calmer calme chameau appareil photo etre capable canal, le canari bonbon canari canari canoe hangar bouchon capacite carte carte se soucier/s'interesser aide aide carotte

n n
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kijj(xa)|
saparo m^sumanin nyogome fototaloh sin) ka (xa)

adj n n
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can
canal canary candy cannery cannery canoe canopy cap capacity card cards care care for, to help care for, to help carrot

ri - bajanin-, daxo n bonbon/manton n n n n n n n n n


V V V

jiq'daxo jiq;daxo kul*un bire daladun--o hango i karati marasi muri _ 14 (xa) dema, kah _ la dun/toto jantu _ la (xa) karoti
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Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
carry carry baggage carry on the back cart cashew cashew tree cassava cassette cat catch catch catch theml caterpillar _-; K ,cattie herdsman :|i*.: cause cause/reason cease celibacy cement cemetery center . center ceremony ceremony certain chain chair chair chalk chalkboard , chameleon chance change (money) change (money) change (transform) character character charcoal charity chase away chat chat cheap - -characteristic * P-.
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MALINKE
porter

FRANgAISporter le bagage i

doni ta (xa) banbu (xa) wuturo somon kise misoro bantara kaseto nyaro den (xa) muta (xa) ilu sunben! tunbo ninsinaganila kun sababo ' dabila (xa) musu kentan simon xaburulohe jete to te man te nenaje tuiun dolu joloxo sesi sigilan lakero tabulo nansin-o arajige halin (xa) wari mesen yelema (xa)y.:. jigo son finfin saraxo ge (xa) batoke (xa) xindehatoke (xa) noxo '.?.."" ;;/., ' A ,V

porter sur le dos charrette cajou" mousore manioc. cassette chat accrocher attraper o voleur chenille, la berge cause cesser celibat ciment cimetiere centre centre ceremonie ceremonie certain chame chaise chaise craie tableau cameleon chance changer/changer jetons changer caractere caractere caracteristiques charbon charite faire partir causer causer moins cher-; ' < ' , , " '

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Diiii-ula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH cheat check check chest chew chick chicken chicken coop chicken coop chicken wire chicken-local chief chief of house child childhood children chills chimpanzee chin chisel chocolate choice cholera cholera cholera choose Christian church cigarette circle circle circumcise cistern cistern cistern city classroom claw clay clayey soil clean clean clean up clean-rinse clothes

PofS
V V V

MALINKE
lahjjli (xa) kqrosi (xa) laje (xa) : xaro/xarada nyjmi (xa) siselinno si$e i si$e kuru kuro si$p kuru-kuru si<*e sansan fafafin sise kujptigo lutjtigo
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FRANgAIS tromper controler verifier poitrine

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V

macher/croquer poussin poule poulailler poulailler, le grillage de poulet, le poulet local chef chef de village enfant (s) enfance enfants refroidissement chimpanze menton burin chocolat choix cholera, le cholera cholera choisir chretien eglise cigarette cercle cercle circoncire reservoir citerne, la reservoir cite/ville salle de classe griffe argile, sol argileux, propre propre nettoyer

n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n
V

dingholu difldinya diplu sum ay a ; sujo .; bonbon tor-po so|(ola nyalata bogemahke hononixonobolo xunhulahitu sugunadij(xa) kerecen ' egilizi sigareti i koori xorio | i

n n n n n
V

nyaga (xa) buntun ; jibuntun. kelan dugo karansuo soni-o ; dake boxo dakeduguxulo gen in sanu : senuya (xa) sananxu(xa)

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Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
clean-wipe clear (a field) clever climb clod close (near) close (something). close (something)

PofS
V v adj

MALINKE
nettoyer

FRANCAI.S
faire un champ intelligent monter une motte de terre proche fermer fermer a cote tissu drap vetements pantalon * chemise nuage charbqn creper/enduire . creper/enduire essuyer/enduire cordonnier toile d'araignee coccidiose cafard noix de coco

josi (xa) kena labo (xa) kewu

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yele (xa)
boxo xuto sutuya dataxun (xa)

close/near/next to cloth
cloth, woolen .-:':
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y lalo (xa) prep dahe (xa)


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bago/bagihano kasa hanolu kuruso dorogo


v v

clothes
clothes - pants clothing - tops cloud

n n

sanhin'<' ''^ ^ .hinton noto (xa) susama (xa) garanke buowulemanke nyemete kokodin

cloud coals, hot


coat (to) coat (to) coat (to) cobbler cobweb coccidiosis cockroach coconut coffee 'iJ'-cold (disease) "" cold (thing) cold (weather) cold season ' collaboration collect (gather) collect (pick up) color column column combine combine with water come from

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kahe
mura suma nene honene nyoxon demo

cafe
rhume(m) froid fro id saison frafche, la collabbration rassembler ramasser couleur colonne, la '" colonne, la melanger ' melanger aval I'eau

v
v n n n v v v v v n n v

laJE (xa)
tonbon (xa) nya sin tarun ma noni (xa) bo (xa) ho moxo xo (xa) na (xa) jama mDxo denxun haranyoxonxan (xa)

venir de
venir a I'absence de qu venir a communaute communaute

come in someone's absence come to community community compact 42

darner

Dioula Kan Lexicon ENGLISH


curse curse custom customs customs cut cut cut (fruit/bark) cut (fruit/bark) cut in half cutter cutting ring

PofS
n
V

iMALINKE
dangalo neni (xa) lado duwa'nye ladolu jogida tege (xa)
CESE (xa) **

FRANCAIS
malediction/fleau maudire coutume douanes coutumes blessure couper couper couper couper en deux couper trousse-coupant

n n n n
V V V V

matege (xa) totege hula ti (xa) tege (xa;_) boxo tsgelan

n n

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dam damage dance dancing danger dangerous dark dark skinned darken date (fruit) daughter day day day (# of) day (of the week) adj adj
V

n. . baraji/barasi tinya (xa) V


V

le barrage gater danser danse danger dangereux obscur/fonce teint noir assombrir

donke (xa) don harati , haratima hin/hin (gh)o farafin hin (xa) tamaro ' dinmuso lun tilin tilo lun tilo to ; sanin mumuo tulo man di mumuoya say a ' desanbtiru naniya (xa) masiti (xa) dun dunya (xa) fewu-fewu doni (xa;_)
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datte
fille jour jour journee journee jour mort sourd sourd sourdement mort decembre decider decorer profond approfondir certainement transporter

daytime
dead deaf

deaf
deaf-muteness death December decide decorate deep deepen definitely deliver

adj
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adv
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ENGLISH delivery demolish/destroy demonstrate demonstrate dent derjt dental caries depend on depreciate depth descend desire destroy determine develop develop development diameter diarrhea dibble die difference different different choices difficult difficult (to be) difficulty dig diminish diner dining room diphtheria director director dirt dirty dirty disagree with disagree with disappoint discipline discuss disease dishes 16 v v v n v v n v n v v v v n n n n v n adj adj adj v n v ,v n n .n n n n v adj v v v n n 'n n

PofS
n v jigili

Z MALINKE
te (xa r ) mahitq (xa) mawotp (xa); dadiya (xa) dadiya (xa) ,nym dimi bo a tigo la (xa) laxati fca) ! dunya ' jigi (xa) nigo tinya (s<a) jate m(4ta (xa) jidi (xa) yiriwa (xa) yiriwalo . lamtnin XDnDbqp tutulik^lan sa (xa)? danhatp te kilinjti -1 ni diyapye siyaman gels geleya (xa) geleya'J : j ; \ ddmolir demontrer demontrer

FRANCAIS accouchement

entailler entailler carie dentaire d^pendre de lul saboter/deprecier profondeur descendre desir , detruire determiner developper developper developpement diametre diarrhee plantoir mourir difference difference differents choix difficile difficile (etre) difficulte creuser diminuer diner refractoire diphterie directeur directeur

sen (xa) doxoya.;(xa) siman dumunike dula xannoto kuntigo nyamoxo bbgo s

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terre" salir sale ne pas etre d'accord avec ne pas etre d'accord avec decevoir/briser I'espoir education (enfants) discuter maladie plats

manoronxo (xa) nogonih/noxo ban (x*|) ma sorj (xa) j jigitege (xa) 1 maro kuma jangaro minan i ' | ;

Dipula Kan Lexicon


r ENGLISH dishes dishonest disinfect dismantle dissolve dissolve distribute distribute divide divide divide in half divorce divorce dizzy do do business do together do x well doctor doesn't merit dog don't allow x donate donkey donkey cart don't don't know don't touch door dosage doubt doubt dove dowry drain draw from draw sketch drawing dream dream dress up dressing drink drink alcohol PbfS n adj
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ENGLISH drink alcohol drinking trough drip drive drop drop something drum (large) drum (small) drunk (to be) dry dry dry season dublani tea duck dump dust dust devils (big) dysentery
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PofS v
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MALINKE abreuvoir gouttiere conduire

FRAN boire de I'alcoho

minoke (xa) bexan na min wula nene bori (xa) tondi lajolon (xa_) jenbe dun-dun su (xa) ja (xa) janin tilimo dawulendio buro jigi (xa) buguto girin girin baianyama XDnD dimi ... .

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goutte/goutte faire tomber tam-tam tam-tam. ivre (etre) secher, seche dublani the canard deposer. poussiere i tourbillon dysenterie , ' saison seche .

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FRANCAIS

laxulun tgxuluri xpno xulun tjan (xa) J>xu barigo bango rnamuta (xa) cjjya (xa) bpnya (xa) wpyabo 4un (xa) dunda ' latere hurago sjgi du(a sigida ,! ' rjamaxunante rjanxuya Keto kptubajcanto xan ., cjugu xulu tinyali dpguxglo non ': j | t e mi):o ^atageia tpxulunya (xa) ''<

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explode extinguish eye eye brow eye lid eyelash

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exploser eteindre oeil sourcils paume, la cil

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visage faire fac a foi tomber : tomber maladie tomber amoureux de tombe/ amoureux de famille famille famine eventer eventail loin de cultiver cultiver cultivateur peter jeuner vite attacher gros pere pere favori craindre peur/crainte craindre/avoir la peur avoir peur faisable, plume fevrier matiere fecale j eventer toi-meme
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fat
father father favorite fear fear fear

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fear (to have)


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frighten

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FRANgAIS

lasilan (ia) tqji kabarin kabarin _ ho _ yifidin (^h)o tippilaxuya tifinilaxuya yila (xa) hata tu|ungoke (xa) badelo
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y^le-moxo y<? yoro tifxunjati Igp nata

game game, wild game, wild garbage garden garden tools gardener gardener's line gardener's line gardening garlic gas (in car) gas (in stomach) gasoline gather gecko generous generous germ get get better get off get on get ready get ready

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tujungho soigo nya mo naxo naxominanlu naxobarala julukesfi sumanikelan naxobaro layi ! esansi . hinhinin esansi ; dalade (xa) sorontane bululabulannino nin, ka \ jangaru kese soto (xa) wusayal(xa) jigi (xa): yele (xa) Jaben (xa) toben (> a) \ wula XDIlD

jeu gibier gibier ordures jardin outiis du jardin jardinier cordon cordon jardinage ail carburant ballonne essence rassembler salamandre genereux genereux microbe obtenir devenir mieux descendre monter a s'aprete s'aprete

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bana/jangaro (xa) wuli (xa) dali (xa) ni-o sanba minanjan sungutou di o sunkuto . . _. se lever s'habituer fantome cadeau girafe jeune fille petit amie amie donne a donner

FRANgAIS
tomber maladie

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donner la route donner _ a _ . conseiller demontrer donner naissance donner naissance donner un nom a content (etre) verre

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grow upward (plants) guarantee guard guard (to) guava guidelines guinea fowl guinea worm guitar gum gun r;ust (of wind) !gwa gwa - cross piece gwa - crotch piece
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janya garanti korosilikela kanta xa xonoge (xa) biyago/buyago taxa bulo xami segelen gitari singomu gido hoxoba bire salo/tetege taranuma * , "" grandir garantir garde garder goyave

FRANgAIS '

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lignes de conduite, la pintade ver de guinee ; guitare chewing gum fusil rafale ^ hangar traverse fourche !

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hacksaw hair hair extensions half half kilo of x hammer hammock hand handle handshake handsome hang hanger happy happy hard hard hat hard of hearing harness harvest harvest harvest harvest - dig roots harvest - cut fruit harvest - cut fruit -' -n n n n n n n n n n adj v n adj adj adj n adj n
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i v\? r. tatante/to^ ^D^fr*-*5*5 kilo ta!a marato P bulo

scie ametaux. cheveux : meches < demi demi-kilo marteau

hamac
main manche poignee de main

xala
buludunbulo

xanyi
den (xa) bire nitoxadi sewanin gole kasike tuluxunteno japero siman na dara (xa) suman na dara tigelo

beau
accrocher hangar heureux

content
dur casque sourd harnais moissonner moisson moisson deterrer recolter recolter

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sen (xa)
tege (xa) xati (xa)

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ENGLISH
harvest time hat have have fun have to/must he head headache heal health healthy healthy person hear hear, listen heart heat heat (to) heavy height help help! hen
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PofS n n
V V V

K hykula '

MALINKE chapeau avoir s'amuser i. \ devoir

FRANgAIS moment de la moisson

nyotege tumo v bijlo: obi xa /vbulu tii'lunoke xa xan xa a kunxulq. kundimin kpndeya (xa) kpndaya kpnde i moxo kende men (xa) lame
s

.:

P n

ron

n
V

il tete mal de tete guerir sante sain quelqu'un in bonne sante entendre ecouter cceur chaleur chauffer lourd hauteur aider aide poule une pondeuse henne herbes troupeau ici hoqueter hoquet hoquet cacher haut etude superieur colline hippopotame engager sifflement siffler frapper frapper compacter compacter houe, la binette

n adj n
V V

n n
V

adj n
V

9n hiuntano g'andiya (xa) guli j^'nya ; d^ma (loke) (xa) dlmo ; sise ttjbabu sise jabi bin jama jan ' sjxoti (xa)
S|XDti

n n
ti

hen, egg-layer henna herbs herd here hiccup hiccups hiccups hide high higher education hill hippopotamus hire hiss hiss hit hit hit with tool - compact hit with tool - compact hoe hoe

n n n n
V

n n
V

yiegentu dugu (xa) jan, ka santo lakoli konko mali/malo ta (xa) : honyo bula hule he (xa) gosi (xa) te (xa _) denxun (xa) gosi-gbsi (xa) dabo '. soli :

adj n n n
V

n
V V

y
V V

n n

27

Dioula Kan Lexicon,


ENGLISH:
hold on to hold, grab hole (in a vertical plane) hole (in the ground) holiday holiday (fete) home homesick honest ' honey hoof - i.hook
r

P'of.S
, V

MALINKE
muta (xa) mita (xa) wuo dinxo salo salo luo ma xide tilinin lio toron dolin ala tara (xa) . buro suo dogotorosuo gandi waxati gandinin huntano luntan jigi suo . 4ere/waxato suo/bu/bugo bata suo miran (lu) nyadi/cogodi Jali xonxo dusuyake (xa) dunso toriya (xa) dimi (xa J jaxuyake la (xa) ke bun (gh)o ' , tenir tenir trou

FRANgAIS

n
n

ti

trou vacances fete a la maison nostalgie honnete miel sabot hamecon esperer trompette cheval hopital chaud chaud chaud saison chaude hotel heure ' maison Chez _ outiis de la famille comment combien de faim chasser chasseur se depecher/se presser faire mal faire mal a mari case | I :

n n adj adj n n n
V

P hope horn horse hospital hot hot hot (to the touch) hot season hotel hour r\v-'-C house house, someone's household goods how how much hunger hunt hunter hurry hurt hurt husband hut
: *-

n n n adj adj n n n n
n

ti ti

j
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ti V

n
V V V

\n
n

I idea idiot if ignorant 28

pron n ,n conj adj

n/ne hakili naluma ni naloma

je

idee idiot si . ignorant

Djpula Kan Lexicon PofS


ti V
f

ENGLISH
imam imitate immoral person impatient impatient impatient (to be) impede implore importance importance importance of importance of _ important important important thing important, is impossible impotence improve improve improve improve in in all manners in front of in love w (to be) in take in take incapable of (to be) incapable of (to be) inclined (to be) inconvenience of increase increase inflate information information inherit inject injection injection injection injured in-law

[MALINKE
iman imiter

FRANgAIS

aljmamo lafjigi (xa)

kakala '
adj adj
V V V

debauche invetere impatient impatient presse (etre) empecher supplier importance importance avantage de avantage de _, 1' important
;

ksptD len kanyeni! kqjptD (xa) bali (xa) d&li (xa) barigo naha n^ha kabun naha_ n^ha i naha xa. bun hpn nahama* nah.a kabun te. sin i kiirusi jala togo|i jieji (xa)| Iayiriwal wusaya |(xa) yiriwa tya) xqno j nya bee ma nyahe/rjyamahan jarabi (x!a) nilakili-o sabali dasa (xa) kqri (xa) yenge (xa) ,

n n n n n adj n n adj n
V

important chose importante important, est impossible impuissance ameliorer ameliorer ameliorer ameliorer dans/en de toute fagon devant amoureux (etre) aspiration aspiration incapable de (etre) incapable de (etre) pencher (etre) inconvenient de _ augmenter augmenter gonfler information information heriter piquer piqure piqure injection blesse, etre belle-famille '

n
V V

prep n prep n n
V V V

n 'n
V V

he, _
dp hara_ xan siyaya (xa) hunu (xa) kunnahiri xibaru
;

n n
V V

ke ta (xa) soxo (xa) bulu te ! pikiri ke soxoli jogi (xa) bitanna

n n n
V

29

Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
in-laws insane insect inside inspect install instead of instrument i,nsult insult insult intelligent intestinal parasites intestine inundate invert, turn over investigate investment iron iron pot irrigate irrigation irritate irritate island it itch itch ivory
k-

PofS
n adj
ti

MALINKE
nimixo cE/musuo hato henkende xono sege sege (xa) sigi (xa _) janni xa woke holihen doxoya (xa) naniloke (xa) neni (xa) hakiloxa di xonoto tunbo nuxo nyami yelema (xa) nyinin, xa _ (nya) sini nyasigo nege baramo malu sene dula (xa) jibulo dimi (xa) hunu (xa) gungo a nyanyalo (xa) salo (xa) samanyin fou

FRANgAIS

beaux-parents insecte dedans inspecter installer au lieu de instrument insulter insulter insulter intelligent parasites intestinaux intestin inonder retourner rechercher investissemen.t, 1' fer marmite irriguer irrigation enfler/irriter enfler/irriter Tie il/elle demanger demanger ivoire '
i

prep
V V

adv n
V V V

adj n n
V V

n n n n
V

n
V V

n pron
V V

jail

January jar (glass) jaundice Jewish

n n 'ri ri adj n n
V

kaso sanwuye nakiso saye/sayi juifu barro

-..!; i ..; ';

prison

Janvier
pot/bocal jaunisse juif

jobs joke joke juice


July jump 30

travaille
plaisanterie plaisanter jus juillet sauter

tulun tulunke (xa) jio _ zuluye pan/para (xa)

n ri y

Dfoula Kan Lpxicon ENGLISH June PofS n ztjwen , MALINKE juin FRANgAIS

K
keep keep clean kerosene key kick kidney kill kilo kind kind king kiss kitchen kitten knead knee knife knot know know how to know how to (skill) kola nut n n n n n
V V V

mara (xa) sanuman tu t^jio . ki e/kundiyo tan (xa) k-jkurundio haxa (xa)

garde r laisser propre petrole cle donner un coup rein/rognon tuer kilo genre type/sorte roi baiser cuisine petit chat pe*itrir genou couteau nceud savoir/savoir savoir comment faire savoir-faire kola

n n
V

n
V

kjjo
kfjnya suguya: rtianso sunbu sunbu (x.a)

g|

nyarundiyo noni (xa) xunbarinkun muro xiito Ion (xa) M nya (on (xa) sin xa ke (xa) wpro

n n n
V V V

ladder ladder ladle lake lamp lamp petrol (fire water) lamplight land language lantern large laryngitis last

n n n n n n n n n n adj n adj

garan yele-yelenan galama; dalo lampan tajio ! lampan yelen dtigoxolo xan lampon bun ! kansisio laban .-

echelle escalier louche lac lampe a petrole petrole de lampe lumiere de la lampe terre langue lampe gros -laryngite dernier, fin

31

Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
last night last year late (not on time) later latrine latrine laugh law lay lay lay eggs lay on top laziness lazy leaf leaf leak learn learn leather leather worker leave leave (a place) leave (a place) leave behind leave behind leaves left leftover/rerrjainder - left-overs
1

PofS
n n adj n v n n n v v v v n adj n n v v v n n v v v v v n n n n n h n n n v n v n n adj adj n v
;

.
serun xohe xohe

' MALINKE
hier soir

FRANgAIS
Anne passe en retard apres latrine latrine rire

kunun suo

suturo xubo yele (xa) lado la (xa _) sigi (xa _) kilo la (xa) sigi nyokon xan salaya salabaxanto hito bulu yiro hito sulen xaran /digi (xa) xaranke (xa) gulo garanke bila (xa) bo (xa) taxa (xa) bula (xa) xohe (xa) nyugo numan to dumulitolu sin maano nyanaje lemunokumun lemunajio singa (xa) janya lajanya (xa) bago balojaxo dondin dondin siyamen te leson bula ka j a (xa) f

loi
poser poser pondre superposer paresse paresseux feuille feuille fuir apprendre etudie cuir cordonnler laisser partir partir laisser laisser feuilles de sauce gauche reste dechets alimentaires, les jambe legende loisir citron limonade preter longueur allonger lepre lepre peu petit lecon laisser-secher ' | ^ ; - - -

|
j

leg legend

leisure activities lemon lemonade lend length lengthen leprosy leprosy less less lesson let dry

;,

' i
i

32

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Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
let it let it letter lettuce level (tool) level, to liar lie lie lie down life lift light light light (weight) lightning like like (similar) like (similar) like (similar) like (to) lime lion lip listen to liter little little (amount) little (size) live live liver living lizard load loam loan loan lock lock lock (to) long long time look at . "'. '

PpfS
V V

MALINKE
a tu (xa) bula j 1etere \ salati nivo haniyatege la haniya '; haniyatege (xa) la(xa) j baluo/nilamaya xotota (xa) hEman ' mana (xa) heemari sanmEnyexo iy'aho/ixo bonin ; 1 na lo , ye kilin t i b'a he (ka) lemurukumun waro dagulo lamen (xa) litero ; misen > dondin^ doxo man nin balu (xa) siginin (xa) binyo ! ba lumin i saxine/jkande doni {
!

FRA
laisser laisser lettre salade

n n n
V

niveau niveler menteur mensonge mentir se coucher vie lever leger allumer leger eclair comme

dalaxanya (xa _) .

n n
V V

n
V

adj
V

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V

aimer citron lion levre ecouter litre petit peu petit vivre habiter foie vivant lezard charge, la - glaise pret preter boucler a la cle serrure boucler a cle long long temps regarder

n n n
V

n adj adj adj


v

n n n n n n n
V

julo

j-

singa (person) ma dasoxo (xa) gogoro


SDXD (xa)

n
V

adj adj
V

jan tuma jan hele (xa)

33

Dioulft Kail Lexicpn ENGLISH look at


look for looks like

PofS
V V V V

MALINK
{

FRANgAIS
regarder chercher se ressemble . se ressemble desserre desserre desserrer desserrer perdre maigrir/perdre du poids perdre/se perdre perdu perdu' trop bruyant amour lombalgie maux de reins baisser baisser s'abaisser .

ma hele (xa)j nyini (xa) bonin . ten (xa) xobo


yDXD y*?xo

\
!

looks like
ibose (knot/screw) loose (knot/screw) loosen loosen lose lose weight lose/get lost lost lost lots loud love (strong) low-back pain

adj adj
V V V V V

hirin (*a) ; ' waraxa (xa)'. burun (xa) hasa(a)


;

tunun '(xa) i hilita ! sabko^a siya rrjan mankanba ' jara bj XD dirni XD dimi lajigi (fca) ma)igi-i(xa) ' yere ma jigi j. sariyairiDgD ' tilenen arajige tiliman huxun huxujn johujoho _ . = i
!

adj adj adj adj n n n


V V y

low-back pain
lower lower lowers himself

loyal loyal
luck lunch lung lung

adj adj n n n n

loyal loyal
chance dejeuner poumon poumon

M
macaroni, noodles machete machine mad made with madness mahogany maintain maintain, sanitize n n n adj
V

makoroni j han/bese/muruba masin ( moneninbaj dara _ ni _ ha/fa jalo


tDpDtD

spaghetti machette machine furjeux fait de folie acajou entretenir entretenir faire faire se.tromper faire la monnaie

,n n
V V V V V V

, '
\

ladun (xa _)j dara (xa) ke (xa) hili (xa) halin (xa) j j ;
j

make
make make a mistake make change 34

DiPula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
make difficult make noise make x straight malaise malaria malnutrition man mango manioc many map march mark market marriage marriage intermediary married marry mason masonry massage mat mat (bamboo) mat (bamboo) mat (plastic) matches material maternity mattressmature mature may maybe me mean means of transport measles measure out measuring tape meat mechanic medicine medicine, liquid "' . make happy/good

PofS
K
V V V

MALINJCE
goleya (ka) ladjya (xa) mapxanke (xa) la tilin ( x i J han bee dimi surnaya siti janjarp ke mapgon bantara ' chafuan/siyaman torj^lin sabe majasi kalo tanxuman sugu/saxa hutuo/manyoya hufjj nyalb hutjj ta ; hultti (xa). mapson . suplo dig|digi (xa) dt^en/lahan (gh)o/ginaro gcJaxo j wiljn gin&ro alimeti/t^xala mi ran matila koxo (xa) im.(xa)
mti'

FRANgAIS compliquer recompenser faire du bruit redresser _ malaise

n n n n n n adj n n n n n n adj
V

malaria
malnutrition homme mangue manioc beaucoup carte mars marque marche mariage demaracheur marie marier maison maconnerie, la masser natte lit en bambou

^V^&cnA.tf^*-

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n n
V

n n n h n n n n v
V

mirador natte en plastique allumette materiel, le ~rn ate mite matila devenir adulte devenir adulte mai peut-etre moi rriechant moyen de transport rougeole mesurer regie viande mecanicien medecine medicament

"jigili dulaf -- *

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V

j,

tanbi/tarkbi/lala/yatara N, lil-te,ride
f

jaxu i bcri hen; i. messensene suman (xa) metere ; subo j mobili tobenna basi basijio _

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Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
mistake mistake mistaken mix mix mix food mock moist moisten mold mold (form) Monday money money, none money, none monitor monkey month moon morning mortar mortar mosque mosquito mosquito net most mother mother mountain (range) mountain top mountain top mouse mouth move (go) move (residence) much mucus mud mud brick muddy multiply murder murderer

PofS
n n
V V V V V

MALINKE
hilq [ jalago/hil'i hilJJxa) i larhaka (xa) nyaxami (xa) nonj (xa); lati'ji (xa)! nylginin . nyigin (xa) nanin (xa) mijlp tenen wqri wari te i wafi te _ bulu karp si sulp xaru xaru sirr.an xulun misiro susu san ne , j i j | ', i erreur erreur

FRANgAIS

se tromper melanger melanger mixer ridiculiser mouillee humecter petrier moule lundi argent n'est pas I' argent n'a pas d argent controler singe mois lune matin mortier, le mortier mosque'e moustique moustiquaire la plupart mere mere montagne sommet sommet souris, la bouche se deplacer demenager trop mucosites boue brique en banco, la boueux multiplier assassiner assassin muscle

adj
V V

n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n adj n n n n n n n
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sanu ma .

talabee !

ba
na

kuru Gulp) kunte to '' santo la ;. nyino da 1 taaxa (xa) yelema (xa) kusobe : nunbuo j boxo ; boxo birigo boxo ma; siaya (xa) moxo haxala (xa) moxo nanalan haso i

adj n n n adj
V V

muscle

37

Dioula Ran Lexicon


ENGLISH mushroom music music Muslim Muslim mute myth

PpfS
n n n n ~'n adj n foli donkili musiki silame silame mumuo maano

MALINKE ,
i

FRANgAIS champignon musique musique musulman musulman muet

1 !-

mythe

N nail nails naked name (first) name (last) name x narrow nausea navel navel near near necessary neck necklace need needle neem tree neighbor nervous nest net neurological never never never never never never new New Castle disease next next next _ 38 adv adj n prep prep adj adv
V

gengen (xa) ''. ponti maxulun


tDXD

clouer pointe nu prenom nom donner un nom troit nausee nombril nombril pres proche

n adj n n
V

jamu toxola (xa J doxoma nyigi batakun 'bato dahe sutu xa kan xannb 1 ;

adj n n n prep adj


J

n n n n n n n

necessaire cou collier besoin aiguille neem, le voisin nerveux nid filet maladie

xonon hajo/makuo ; sagilan mali yirendio siginyoxo dusuba nyaxa jala hasa dimi . loxo mume nasima nyasima few few kuto tiri bana nanin
i

j ' !

adj n n n adv

jamais jamais jamais jamais jamais jamais nouveau maladie de New Castle prochain prochain prochain

nata nata _

-DiPulaiKan Lexicon
ENGLISH next to i next to nice nice night night at night, fall of nine nipple j
i

PofS prep prep adj adj n n


V

MALINKE ,! dahe ketehe nin (xa) sobe suo suoto .j suo ku (xa) xonontpn sin ji nun ayi i
:

FRANgAIS a cote de a cote de gentil gentil nuit nuit tomber nuit neuf mamelon non pas de rien de _ personne noble personne (w/negative) signe faire un signe de bruit aucun absurdites midi midi normalement nord nez boucle de nceud nostalgie ne fait pas partir de ne pas meme chose ne pas meme chose pas bon, mauvais ne sais pas ne pas reconnaTtre pas meme chose pas vrais cahier rien nourrir novembre maintenant nulle parte nulle part nulle parte engourdi _

no no no _ no one noble nobody nod nod noise none nonsense ' :

n n neg neg neg adj pron n


V

si si, __-si moxo si horon moxo si buluno, bulunoke (xa) mankan hali kilin xuma kantan-o midi waxati tili lonkun a nyama sahilo ; nun tonda xide sin t'a to man xan, te kilin:ti man nyin m'a Ion hilLma(xa) te kilin ti tonya tie kaye ; foyi/fosi balo (xa) nowanburu sain/saindin/sayin dula si te si, yoro si wula si kankap
j

n pron n n n adv n n n n neg neg neg neg

noon noon normally north nose

nose ring nostalgia not a part of not alike not alike not good not know not the same ''Pnot recognize not true notebook nothing nourish November now nowhere nowhere nowhere numb ,;

neg
V

neg neg n n
V

, i ', !

n adj neg adv neg adj

39

Dioula Kan Lexicpn


ENGLISH number |iUt

PofS
n n haxe

MALINKE oM
nombre ecrou noix boulon

FRANgAIS

' ekurij xulo bulorj

nijt
riUts and bo|ts

n n

o
obey object obligation obligatory oblige oblige (to) observe October odor of course of course offend offer often oil okra old older sibling on on sale one onion onions, dried red only open opinion option option or orange (color) orange (fruit) orchard order (command) organization organize other 40
V V V V

bunya (xa J hen wajibp diyaxyya la' diyaxyya la karaba (xa) korosj (xa) okutoburu kaso, sumo, | iyo tonya \ baga moxo'ma (xa) son (*|a) tuma-siamah tulo V gan .. .1 '.)

obeir objet obligation obligatoire obliger obliger observer octobre odeur bien sur bien sur froisser/offenser offrir souvent huile ocra vieux grand frere/sceur sur faire les venteaux encheres un oignon
; ognon

n n adj v
V V

n n

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V

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n n n

seche

seul ouvrir opinion choix choix ou orange orange verger ordre organisation, la organiser autre

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empecher prevention prevention prevenir prix piquant boutonna bourbouille prison intimite/solitude prive probleme probleme

probleme probleme processus profiter benefice interdire projet, le projet, le promesse promettre proportionner proposition, la prostituee proteger proteger contre protection (etre) fournir flaque d'eau tirer tirer I'eau poulie poulie pompe pomper punir punir purifier/epurer violent pousser pousser mettre _ dans _ '

jio bo (xa) kapkara puji pqmpu ta-haxalan (xa) nyangi (j<a) nyangilpke":(xa) sanuya (xa) lankirima digi (xa) nyoni (x'a) bila, x a k bila y kono

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ENGLISH
put around put in put on put on clothes put out, kill light put up for sale put x in y, add python :
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question q u e s t i o n jAXv\xir><yJlMrapide vite i calme/tranquille calme/tranquille quitter arreter

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razor blade read ready ready real real really rebar rebar - groove receive reclaim a debt recommend red redden reduce
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vral/veritable vrai vraiment barres de fer fer a be ton tord recevoir reclamer une dette conseiller rouge rougir diminuer remplir refuser region regretter rembourser renforcer renforcement, le relatif religion repeller rappeler enlever detacher enlever - louer reparer repeter remplacer _ avec _ barre de fer ressembler reserver reserver ressource, la respecter respect malaise respiratoires repondre responsable se reposer

refill refuse region regret

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reimburse reinforce reinforcement relatives religion remember "'.

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remind remove remove remove rent repair repeat replace _ with y

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row rub rub on skin rubber
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rubber rude ruler run ... rush rust rust rust rust

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sadden salad salamander salamander salary saliva salt saltwater salty same same sand sandy sandy soil sanitize sanitize, maintain sanitize, maintain Saturday sauce saved (to be) saw say scar scare

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tournevis chercher

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place place place second deuxieme secret voir se voir graine trier/selectionner soi meme

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auto-promotion
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shade
shadow

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shy sibling sibling-younger sick person sick person sickle sickness side

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ENGLISH
side sieve sift sign signature silence silence silent silt silver similar (looks) similar (looks) since sing singer single sister sister sit site site site site selection sitting six size size skin (animal) skin (animal) skin ulcers, . ! . *

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passoire tamis signe signature ' silence silence silencieux

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sky slab slander slap slap slave sleep

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ENGLISH,
son song soon soothe soothe sore throat sore throat sort, kind, type sour South sow "spacious spade speak with spear speech speed spend the day spice ball - black spicy spider spill spin spit split spoil spoon spoon sport spray spray spread spread disease spring spring (season) sprinkle sprout squash squat squeeze stagnant (water) stain stain stakes
* V V

PofS
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MALINKE

FRANgAIS
fils chanson bientot apaiser amadou er/consoler angine sorte, une. aigre sud semer spacieuse beche parler avec lance discours vitesse sumbala . epice araignes repandre ' tourner cracher fendre gater cuiller cuiller sport asperger asperger etendre propager la maladie v ',': P source, la prin temps saupoudrer pousser courge s'accroupir presser stagnant tacher tache piques ' passerlajournee

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dinke donkilo sooni mala (xa) negen (xa) xanna baxalin xanxonodiminno suguyo kumun woro dugo Ian (xa) heranin pelu xuna ... he (xa) tanbo kumo toriya tilin (xa) sunbaro hati sunsandin ba ye-dijala bon (xa) yelema (xa) daji tupu (xa) tote/kati (xa) tinya (xa) galama gudo hatexulo nyanaje hun hun (xa) hunhun (xa _) henene (xa) bana yele na (xa) jio,bowula. ;>,.' pErsntan bo (xa) je sooti bondi (xa) lasiginin _ ng bDO (xa) noxo boro

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Pjibuld Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
stand star' start start stay stay for a long time steal steal , stealing steam steel stem stick still sting sting stir stitch stock stomach stone stool stop stop stop stop up/block stops at store store house, hut storm ' straight straight, go straighten strain - structural strange (not known) strange (odd) strange (odd) stranger straw stream street strength stress - personal stress - structural
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: MALINKE lo (xa) Ipio | damuta (xa) jawuli (xa) tu (place) (xa)/y,ty rpen (xa) $unya ; junyalpke (xa) sunyalp yila (xa) ifiege hin ItM ; pooro (xa) Jfugu ,
!iPXO ;

FRANgAIS arreter etoile commencer mettre en marche rester rester longtemps voler voler vole cuire a la vapeur acier, le tige/queue coller encore pique piquer remuer coudre stocker ventre pierre tabouret/escarbot arreter arreter arreter bloquer arreter a stocker magasin tern pete droit aller tout droit redresser deformation, la inconnu etrange/bizarre etrange/bizarre inconnu/etranger paille ruisseau route force stress, le stress, le

n
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soxo (xa) lamaka (xa) >&ra (xa) lamara(xa) xono lajro j l<prDndbmE dabula(xa) lalo (xa) lo (xa)' suki (xa) dan _ place (xa _) lamara (xa) kuru kiiro sanhonyo tilininin tilen xa taaxa (xa) la tilen (xa) ma yelema lonbaloj dakawano kawaku luntan xolin siro barigo
tDDro ;
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V V V V

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binjanino .

kari

55

Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
stretch string . strong stubborn study study stupid sub-basement submit submit suffer suffer sufficient sugar summer sun Sunday sunny sunset support support support support .'_, surface 'P- surface surprise surprise surprise, to surround surround surround .survey (people) swallow sweat sweep sweet sweet potato swell swell swelling swim sword , syphil i s
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elargir ficelle forte

FRANgAIS

ri adj adj
i

janya (xa) garo kolo kunba hali moxo xaran (xa) xarannoke (xa) na lunma subaseman son _ ye (xa) tuubi (xa) nyani(xa) tDDn (ka)
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tetu/obstine etudier etudier stupide bassement soumettre soumettre souffrir souffrir

v
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V
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be - bo
sukaro . ' ete tilo alahado tilo ba tiliboyo dEma (xa)

suffisant sucre ete soleil dimancbe ensoleille coucher du soleil appuyer supporter appuyer supporter surface surface etonnement etonner/surprendre surprendre entourer entourer faire le tour de/entourer faire une sondage avaler sueur balayer doux patate douce grossir/augmenter grossir/augmenter enflure nager epee syphilis ;

V y
V V

jukoro ma tintin (xa) sinsin (xa) ta (xa) da kEma da tola dabari banko kawakuya (xa) bara _ la (xa) koori (xa) lakoori (xa) lamini (xa) dama sumbusumbu xunu (xa) . tara hita lo (xa) timi kunduba bunya (xa) do hara a bunya xan (xa) huno noo/nooloke (xa) han muro dama jalan
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Dipula K a n Lexicon ENGLISH

PofS

MALINKE

FRANgAIS

Tabaski
table tail tailor take take a loan take away (sub) take care of take down take from take out take revenge take turns

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sa|p ba tabalo kijjtalo


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,tabaski table queue tailleur prendre prendre credit entretenir demonter prendre de enlever se venger par rotation dire causer grand darner reservoir, le tnia gouter taxe , 1 taxe the verre enseigner enseigner professeur equipe .; equipe theiere dechire larme taquiner/tourmenter taquiner/tourmenter technique dire tempe dix termite epreuve, la

xaralikela ta (xa) ju|p ta (xa) bq ala (xa) la(|un (xa_) wgjfaxa (xa)

bq la (xaL)
bq (xa _) tajulu sata (xa) ha|in-halin (xa) hq (xa) j ba^oke __he (xa) j a p bi jan topi bin (no)

talk
talk/chat (with)

tall
tamarin tamp tank tapeworm taste

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j i puntun xdjpoto tunbo nepe (xa) linipo sagale te weri digi ... rna(xa) la xaran (xa) xaramoxo gurupu jekulu barada j hara (xaj najio daxotDb? (xa) lanyinin '(.xa) baara nya ho (xa) : tama tan bagabaxo ssgESEgi-li ,

tax tax tea


tea glass teach teach x to teacher team team teapot tear tears

tease
tease technique

tell
temple (on head)

ten
termite test

57

Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISHtetanus that then there there therefore they thick thief thigh thin thing things things we need" think third thirsty this . thorn thorny thread threaten three throat throw thumb thunder thunder Thursday thyroid goiter' tickle tie tie wire tight tighten tilt time time (moment) time (occasion) tip (end) tire tire tired tired (to be) '. n n con pron adj n n . adj n ri n
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n *pron o/nin wola je non wola alu bunba suno wuto

MALINKE
hasaja bana

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tetanos ce/cette alors la-bas i la-bas done ils/elles pays voleur cuisse mince chose

FRANgAIS7
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misen/hasanin hen hen-lu makuo-ma-hen miiri (xa) saba-nan minoxo o/nin nyani nyonima garo baxabaxa (xa) saba huro hili (xa) kunkurunba san xumo/saperen xaba kulu kulu xan araxamiso huro nyoxo nyoxo (xa) siti (xa) nego j u l o gerende (xa) gerende (xa) yenge (xa) waxato tumo sinye dan pine sege (xa) segenin sege (xa) 0 7 ' " '..77 .^C .'""'' *
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choses, les chose que besoin penser troisieme soif ce/cet peine epineux fil menacer trois gorge jeter pouce tonnerre tonnerre jeudi poitre chatouiller attacher fil de fer serrer serrer incliner temps moment fois bout pneu fatiguer fatigue fatigue (etre) '' , <

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Dippla Kan Lexicon


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to toad tobacco today toe together toilet tole tomato tomorrow tongue tongue too much too/too much tooth top (box/table) top (page/ladder) top, at the tornado touch tough towards town trace tradition traditional healer traditional healer traditional midwife train train train transport transport trap trap travel travel traverse treat treat treat (water) tree trick trip

PoPS
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MALINKE
he totj sirq i a crapaud tabac

FRANgAIS

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aujourd'hui orteil ensemble toilette tole torn ate demain langue langue beaucoup trop dent dessus haut en haut tornade toucher dur vers ville tracer tradition guerisseur traditionnel guerisseur traditionnel accoucheuse traditionnel train train train transporter transporter piege prendre au peige voyager voyager traverser soigner soigner traiter arbre ruse/tour voyage <

sepxonodio nyqgon . sutp.ro j toll ; mepteno sinjp nin nin/nin-6 bake kojjjgu nyip sarjjola sarjto
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santola ; san-honyo ba maixaja (xa) gol ' mahano h dugu ba f norio te (xa)
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laado

basi bola! fura bDla! tin mita muso sisi xulun tErsn xulun ;

n
V V V

doni (xa J ta (xa _)': karanye ', mita (xa)' taaxakama (xa) wayasikeia (xa) tege(xa), basj (xa _) furake (xa) jio sanya yiro negeni taxamo

y
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59

Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH,
trowel trowel, plastering truck true true trunk trust trust trust truth try try tuberculosis Tuesday turn turn turn left turn over turn right turn your back to twelve twenty twin twin twist two type type, sort, kind
V

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n n n n n n
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FRANg

avoir confiance en confiance avoir confiance en verite essayer essayer tuberculose mardi tourner change tourner a gauche retourner tourner a droite tourner le dos douze vingt jumeau jumeau tordre deux type type, un :

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ugly uncle (fa's older broth) uncle (fa's young broth) uncle (ma's brother) uncle (maternal) under understand understand unite unless unlucky unripe adj adj \n \n n \n prep :v ' v v ke jaxu haba hadin barinke n'barin xoto famu/hamu haamu (xa) de (xa) ho arajige man di ' keren/kende

vilam oncle
oncle oncle oncle maternel

sous ,
compris comprendre s'unir a moins.que mal chanceux vert/pas mur

60

Dipula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
unroll untie until pp to now urinate Urinate prine use use: -.;!'

PofS
v
V

MALINKE
walanwalan (xa) hirin (xa)
hq-

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derouler delier jusqu'a jusqu'a present

V V

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uriner .. uriner urine, I1 utilfser jutiliser

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vaccinate vaccination vase vegetable oil vein vendor ventilated ventilated verify very village villagers violent violent visit voice vomit voyage voyage
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btsilo te (xa) soxoli daxo ;

n n n n n adj adj
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vacciner vaccination, la vase . huile vegetale veine vendeur ventile ventile verifier tres village villageois violent violent visiter voix vomir voyage voyage

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la ceinture attendre attendre se reveiller marcher se promener mur vouloir

wait
wait for wake up

walk
walk around

wall
want

n
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MALINKh makuo nigo he xa (xa) kele kele tege (xa) gandiya (xa) kalaya (xa) tari b/ye ku (xa) dondo li dundun xarondan hele (xa) laje/mahele (xa) montori korosi (xa _) suo korosi jio son (xa) naxo son (xa) ji ma wula ji suo jio dan wula jio bali ka tambi waro sonnikelan saro an ilu hE man hentigiya nafolo dabo (xa) dun (xa) arabo xotosene (xa) logokun lohoxun pese (xa) nyi/numan xolon xolon dataxun xolon senna xolon to bola T besoin besoin vouloir guerre

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entrer en guerre \ chauffer chauffer etait laver guepe -.araignee regarder regarder montre regarder attentivement surveiller la maison eau arroser arroser le jardin point d'eau la nappe d'eau nappe phi'eatipue etanche abreuvoir,T arrosoir pasteque nous nous faible richesse richesse sevrer porter mariage mercredi desherbet semaine semaine peser bien puits couvercle , de le puis puisatier cureur de puit 1 '

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ENGLISH woman womanizer wood - firewood wood - lumber woodworker word work work work with workbook worker world i worm (earth) worried worry worthless person ! i wrench wring write wrong ' '
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PofS
n n n
n _

MALINKE musuo xamarinba loxo yiro yirobaarola xumansin baaro baaroke (xa) labara/baroke ni y fe (xa) kaye barakela duniya femme coureur bois bois

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n n n
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mot, le travail travailler travailler avec cahier travailleur monde ver inquiet soucier paresseux torsion tordre . ecrire faux

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xylophone (m)

yam yawn yawp yaws "year yell yell yellow yellow yellow fever yellow fever yes yes - accept yesterday yet 64

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ignames baillement bailler pian an crier crier

n n
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adj adj n n n aff n prep

neetemunkuh netemun xuma saye sayi iyo ayiwa kunun halibi

jaune jaune'
fievre jaune i fievre^jaune oui

oui
hier encore !

Dioula Kan Lexicon


ENGLISH
yet you you you all young young Y-support pron pron n adj

PoPS
holo 1 ilu

MALINKE
encore tu vous vous tous , jeune jeune

FRANgAIS

l-lu bEE den missn

adj . moxo missn tarun ma n

65

Dioula Kan Lexicon MALINKE

PofS

ENGLISH

FRANCAIS

a a a a hulo bee a nyama a tu (xa) ala la murujan ala tara (xa) ala tara (xa) alahado alala alimamo alimeti/taxala Allah alu alu bee ampoule/nadin an apollo arabo arajanna arajige arajige arajige man di arajo araxaniiso Awirili ayi ayiwa ayiwa

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he it she both normally let it hope I' wish Sunday really imam matcpes God
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ii il/elle elle les deux normalement

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n
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prayipg maritis

laisser mante religieuse, la esperer souhaiter dimanche vraiment

-' n adv n n n adj


n

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pron they all of them ;

iman allumette dieu ils/elles aux tous ampoule nous conjonctivite mercredi paradis chance chance mal chanceux radio jeudi avril

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Wednesday! paradise chance luck \ unlucky radio


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Thursday April no , accept invite yes - accept

n neg v aff

non accepte I'invitation oui

ba ba ba ba ba (xa)

adj n n n v

big goat mother river fly

.grande chevre mere fleuve voler

67

Dioula Kan Lexicon;


MALINKE
ba ba b'a he (xa) b'a he (xa) ba lumin baara nya baaro baaroke (xa) baasi bada/bajigijigida bade (xa) badelo baga moxo ma (xa) bagabaxo bago bago/bagihano bajanin sake Salanyama XDnD dimi bali (xa) bali (xa) balima balimake balimalu balimamuso balo balo balo (xa) balo/domulo balojaxo balontan balu (xa) balunin baluo baluo/nilamaya bambarin ban - -- ban (xa) ban (xa) ban (xa) ban (xa) bana bana kota bana yele na (xa) bana/jangaro (xa)

PofS
n
V V

ENGLISH
1 father
' like (to) want living technique . work work . problem
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banabaxato banakese bananajuo banbu (xa) bandi bange (xa) bangebaxolu banko/bangi bantara bantara bara _ la (xa) \i barada baraji/barasi barakela baramo baramo baraso (khulo) bari barigo barigo barigo barigon barindio barinke baro barro basi basi basi (xa _) basi bola basi hiri wula basi kESE basigi basigilen basijio basitigo bata batakun batakun batali bati bati (xa) bato bato/xulun
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bag sack (grain) bolt plow mud brick - mud mud brick muddy cutting ring clod fall attack mildew ash sac sac boulon labourer boue

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grossir/augmenter epaisseur excrement

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made w|th incapable of (to be) lock close (somethjng) cover breakfajt dublani tea canary vase tease unite do together \ mat milk (w/millet flour) annoy _; help support aide assistance help! donate catch | . ; I , fait de reparer

FRANCAIS

incapable de (etre) boucler a la cle fermer couvrir petit dejeuner dublani the berge canari vase taquiner/tourmenter s'unir faire ensemble natte lait avec le mil ennuyer aider appuyer aide aide assistance aide faire un don accrocher accrocher jeune darner compacter compression, la decembre mollet bon donner donne a donner _ a _ bon (etre) favori pousser enseigner

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ENGLISH
slowly softly wasp load deliver transport carry baggage dance' music song sing singer baggage : , ;

FRANCAIS
lehtement doucement guepe charge, la transporter transporter porter le bagage danser musique chanson chanter chanteur bagage fardeau chemise chemise seul petit jeune frere/sceur petit petit etroit nain diminuer insulter diminuer cite/ville village sol au fond en contre bas terre cacher ville sol, le petit village erosion fond villageois terre sol terre

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MALINKE
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seat (on bus) place

FRANCAIS
emplacement, 1' nulle parte choix du terrain place ombre miroir dechets alimentaires, les refractoire profond entrer entrer dans porter porter entree tam-tam araignee monde tout le monde chasseur coq coq \ profondeur approfondir colere nerveux lache chagrin chasser douanes donner la benediction a

neg > nowhere site selection place .shade mirror left-overs dining room

adj ! deep v j enter v j go in v "; put on v !| wear n n n n v n n n n n n n v n v i! entrance drum (small) ' wasp ' world all the world !hunter \ rooster ;.roaster idepth anger coward grief , hunt 'customs blessing (to give)

v . deepen adj ; nervous

egilizi ekuru ekuru esansi esansi ete

n n n n n n

church nut screw gas (in car) gasoline summer

eglise ecrou ecrous carburant essence

ete

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MALINKE
PoPS \> ENGLISH *

FRANCAIS

F
.1

famu/hamu farafin farafin henyeinema haxalan farafin sise feburuye fenetere fenya lanama haxalan feru feru few few fewu-fewu fil a pulon fine bonyoro laman finfin foli foto fototalon foundasiyon foyi foyi/fosi fu/huo fura fura bDla furake (xa) furake (xa) furuseti fuxare

understand dark sinned ' pesticide - natural chickep-local' February window pesticide
.beat

compris teint hoir pesticide organique poulet local fevrier 4-- fenetre pesticide, un frapper jamais jamais certainement fil a pulon ventile charbon champignon penis i : i appareil photo fondation rien rien gratuit solution, la guerisseur traditionnel guerir
i

adj n n n n n
y

adv adv n adj n


n

never never . definitely plumb |?ob ventilatjed charcoal mushrqpm penis 1 camera foundation at all nothing free solution cure ,treat \ fork : worthless person i j j . :

77

n n n adj
77

n
V
V

traditional healer

soigner fourchette paresseux

ga gafe galama galama galama galaxo gan gana (xa) ganan gandi gandinin

n n n n

kitchen book calabash spobn ladle 1

cuisine livre louche louche cuiller lit en bambou ocra raser completement celibataire chaud chaud

n . spoon mat (bamboo) n n


V

okra shave totally off single


!

adj adj n

hot ' hot (to the touch)

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MALINKE
'4; "gandiya gandiya (xa) gandiya (xa) gandiya (xa) garan garanbe garange garanke garanke garanti garo garo ge (xa) gEls gelen xalo geleya . geleya gEleya

PoPS
n
V V V

ENGLISH
fever boil water heat (to) warm up ladder path shoemaker cobbler leather worker guarantee string thread chase away difficult shin cure problem difficulty difficult (to be) white nail clean block tight tighten whiteness scare bullet gun mat (plastic) grafting dust devils (big) belch burp guitar lock padlock hard tough complicate make difficult baboon compact tamp fievre bouillir chauffer chauffer .

FRANCAIS.

n n n n n
V

echelle
une 'coordonner cordonnier cordonnier garantir ficelle fil faire partir difficile tibia culotter probleme difficulte difficile (etre) blanche clouer propre boucher serrer serrer blancheur effrayer balle fusil natte en plastiqu,e greffage '

n n
V

adj n
V V

n
V

gEleya (xa)
geman gengeri (xa) genin geren (xa) _ _ gerende (xa) gerende (xa) geya gibitan (xa) gidi kise gido ginaro girifaji girin girin giroti (xa) giroti (xa) gitari gogoro gogoro gole gole gole ya (xa) goleya (ka) gon gosi gosi 80

adj
V

adj
V

adj
V

n
V

n n n n n
V V

tourbilion
faire un renvoi roter/eructer guitare serrure cadenas dur dur compliquer compliquer babouin '

n n n adj adj
V V

n
V V,

darner
darner

Dioula !Kan Lexicon


MALINKE
gosi (xa) gosi-gosi (xa) gudo gudoron guli gulo gulo ho (xa) gulo/gundo gulu gun (xa) gungo gurupu

P'ofS
V V

ENGLISH
frapper

FRANCAIS
compacter cuiller butumee i lourd cuir confier un secret a qu secret peau soudoyer Tie equipe

hit ' i hit with tool |- compact spoon heavy j ' road (paved)l leather | confidp in (asecret) secret. skin (ajpimal) bribe island, team

n n adj . n
V

n n
V

n n

H
ha ha (xa) ha ta (xa) ha/fa haa dannatanbo (xa) haamu (xa) haba hadin hajo/makuo hake hake hake haketo haketo ' hakili hakili na ta hakili wilio hakiliwulo hakilo hakilo hakilo ... Bo ta (xa) hakilo jigin (xa) hakilo la jigin (xa) hakilo na ta hakilo sigi (xa) hakilo xa di hakilola hakilola (xa) n
V V

father fill separate madness overload i understand i uncle (fa's older broth) uncle (fa's young broth) need j dosage proportion ', size excuse me ; please idea proposal anxiety memory mind forget remember remind point of view pay attention i smart i opinion J. believe ' j
;

pere remplir separer folie surcharger comprendre oncle oncle besoin dose, la proportionner volume excuse excuse moi idee proposition, la anxiete fatigue mentale memoire esprit oublier repeller rappeler point de vue preter/faire attention intelligent opinion croire

n
V V

n n n n
V

n
V V

[ ; i j

n n n n n
n V V V

mental fatigue

n
V

adj n
V

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MALINKE;
hakiloxa di halagi (xa) hali hali kilin hali moxo hali ni hali wuturo halibagulo halibi halibi halin (xa) halin (xa) halin (xa) ...halin-halin (xa). halinoke (xa) halo ham a hami (xa) hamiya (xa) hamuta (xa)/hanmito han . han bee dimi han ho la han muro han/bese/muruba hana hangantanya hango hango haniya haniyatege (xa) haniyatege la hankilin hankun hanna (xa) hanno hano dun {x~a~p) hanolu hanu genin hanxalamantanno hara xan hara (xa) hara (xa) hara (xa)
V

P ofS
adj
V

ENGLISH..

,
intelligent

FRANCAIS

.intelligent latter jeven ^ none stubborn 'even if donkey cart belt


(;up

changer/modifier meme aucun .' tetu/obstihe meme si charrette ceinture jusqu'a present encore changer/changer pousser faire la monnaie par rotation echanger ane absence soucier craindre , ,

pron adj

n
77

to now

prep yet
V V V V V

change (money) grow make change take turns exchange donkey absence worry fear abstain side malaise

n n
V V V

abstenir, s'abstenir a cote malaise fanfaron epee machette aussi pauvrete capacite energie mensonge mentir menteur partie soi meme pretendre pagne porter les habits vetements pansement distrait ajoute x a y diviser dechirer dechire i

n n

adj ,.;boastful n n adv n n n n


V

sword machete also poverty capacity energy lie lie. liar part self pretend ipagne put on clothes '.clothes .dressing ^absent minded
!

n n

n
V

n n adj
V V V V

add to rip tear

divide

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Dipula Kan Lexicon


: . 1 . *

MALINKE
hara... kan (xa) harada haramo (xa) haranyoxonxan (xa) harati haratima hasa(xa) hasa dimi hasaja bana haso hata hata (xa) hata kino bula xoto (xa) hata numan bula xoto (xa) hata xulo hatagela hatahin hennya namani haxalan hatahin noxo hatahinna hatama hate hatexulo nyanaje hati hati hatin hatiya hatiya hato hato hato hato hato hatoya haxa haxa (xa) haxa (xa) haxe haxe he he he _ h man he xa (xa)

PoPS
V (7

; ENGLISH i
add on jo rip prohibit combine danger dangerqus lose wejpht neurological tetanus muscle \ ajouter dechirure interdire melanger danger

FRANCAIS

V
V

n
V

n n n adj
V V V

dangereux maigrir/perdre du poids maladie tetanos muscle plein tourner tourner a droite tourner a gauche rocher Europe pesticide organique compost, le Afrique, P crocodile corps sport courageux epice violent hardi erre courage ecorce fou fou epluchure, les coquille folie eteTndre eteindre tuer quantite

full
turn turn rigrjt turn lefjt rock Europe .' pesticide-natural
' * '

n n n n n n n n adj adj adj n n n adj adj n n n


V V V

compos^ Africa crocodile body sport brave spicy violent boldness bravery bark (of tree) crazy insane peelings shell | craziness put but/ kill ITJjfif"" extinguish kill amount number
1 -

n n

nombre par a . avec faibie vouloir

prep by con to prep with /to adj weak want to V

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MALINKE
he, _ heeman hele (xa) hele (xa) helin (gh)o hEman hen hen hen bula a dula (xa) hen nahama hen nyafama haxalan henba henbete maje hen-do henene (xa) henin henkende henkete hen-lu hentigiya henyalama Ixalan heranin her herenin hero hili (xa) ' hili (xa) hili (xa) hili,/hilo (xa) h i l L m a (xa) hilita hilo hin (xa) hin (xa) hin/hin (gh)o hin/hinman (gh)o hindo/hindikise
JC-

.' ': POPS


n

ENGLISH
inconvenience of leger

FRANCAIS- -.-.;,

inconvenient de _ regarder regarder , calabash leger objet chose rangee . chose importante pesticide grande chose presque quelque chose , etendre calebasse insecte . autre chose choses, les richesse pesticide spacieuse plan de, le spacieux paix se tromper se tromper jeter faute ne pas reconnaTtre perdu erreur " noircir . assombrir ". .obscur/fonce 'fnoir " rfonio ballonne eventer noir noirceur plaindre pitie charbon
]

adj I light (weight) v > : look at


v '' watch

| n :; calabash adj", light

i object
row

n ' thing n,, n ' important thing nad:. pesticide n \ great thing adv\ almost something " \ v '. spread n . calabash bowl n n n n
;

insect things wealth pesticide

n ; something else

adj < spacious n adj n


V V V

schedule roomy peace make a mistake mistaken throw mistake not recognize lost mistake blacken darken dark '
maCKl

v-l
V

adj n
V V

: ; , ''-Wk

adj adj n n
V

;.! 7'7il'i?#i fonio ,i .:-yA * .i'fc: gas (in stomach) fan black -blackness pity. pity coals, hot
" - "

hinhinin hinja (xa) hinman hinna hino (xa) hino/makaro hinton

adj n
V

n n

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Dipula Kan Lexicon MALINKE


hinyonto hiri/here/jagoke (xa) hirihiro hirihiro hirin (xa) hirin (xa) hirin (xa) hita (xa) hita lo (xa) hita y la (xa _) hitaran hito bulu ho ho ho ho (xa _) ho (xa) ho (xa) ho (xa) ho (xa) ho moxo xo (xa) ho xa ben hoda holihen holike (xa) holo holo holokesinokili (xa) honene hono (xa) hononixonobolo honyo honyo honyo bo wula honyo bula horon horonton hoxoba hoyo tege (xa) hugun hugun dimi huhu (xa) hukula hula hula-nan
V V V V V V

PoPS
n
V

ENGLISH
blind person sell flower gnat loosen remove untie show : sweep present someone broom ; j( j I j 1' aveugle vendre fleur

FRANgAIS

n n
V V V V V V

moucheron desserrer detacher delier montrer balayer presenter balai feuille sauf a moins que jusqu'a jouer de le _ saluer dire

leaf . n prep except unless..


1

until play _ (Instrument) 'greet say talk


; ;

dire dire venir a I'absence de qu contrat front instrument saluer premier encore jouer un tour saison frakhe, la vomir cholera air vent ventile sifflement

tell j come in someone's absence contract forehead greet first


yet

n n n
V

instrument \
;
't

adj
V

:
i

play a trick , cold season ' vomit cholera j air wind ventilated hiss noble ' pepper (hot) \ gust (of wind) blow (wind) respiratory disease crawl hat two second | \ \

n
V

n n n adj n adj n n
V

noble piment rafale pousser malaise respiratoires ram per chapeau deux second
i

n
V

n n adj

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Dioula Kan Lexicon


MALINKE
hulandio hulannan hule hule he (xa) hun (xa) hun hun (xa) hune hunhun (xa _) huno huntano huntano hunti hunu (xa) hunu (xa) hunu ba huro huro; hurugo huto hutu (xa) hutu nyalo hutu sa hutu ta hutunahulo hutuo hutuo sa (xa) hutuo/manyoya huxun huxun
V

PoPS
twin adjx second n V
V V

ENGLISH
jumeau deuxieme flute siffler fl otter asperger jumeau

FRANGAIS

flute hiss float spray twin spray swelling heat hot season

asperger _ enflure chaleur saison chaude eruption gonfler enfler/irriter cedeme hydropique du tissu sous cutane gorge poitre

n n n n

rash inflate V v . irritate

n \ edema n ;: throat n | thyroid goiter n ;| box n ]. couscous v ; marry n : marriage intermediary n i divorce adj', married n , dowry n ' wedding v I divorce n ,! marriage n lung ^

boite
couscous marier demaracheur divorce marie dote mariage divorcer mariage' poumon \

I I na ho _ I na lo I tilin xa taaxa i y'a ho/i xo ilu ilu l-lu bEE ilu sunben! iweri iyatuman

pron adj y

you like (similar) ' go straight like

tu ressemble, se aller tout droit comme nous vous vous tous o voleur hiver peut-etre

adj\ similar (looks)

pron we pron you n n you all Winter perhaps com catch them!

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MALINKE
lyo iyo

PoPS
of course n yes ;

ENGLISH
bien sur oui

FRANCAIS

ja (xa) jaabi (xa) , i jaara (xa) jabi jabi (xa) jabibio jabo jabojanin ! jagarato jagato jagokela jagucala jala jala jalago jalago/hili jalamita (xa) jali jali ! jalo jalo jama jama jamana ' \ \ jamana tigo jamu

V V V

dry answer cure ' hennarespond to pineapple onion!

; -.---

se'cher repondre gueFir henne repondre ananas

n
' V

n n n n n n n n n adj n
V

onions,) dried fed sick person j eggplaht vendor merchant net scarf wrong mistake urinate griot how much bard
1

oignon ognon seche malade, aubergine vendeur commercant filet mouchoir de tete faux erreur uriner

n n n n n n n n n adj adj adj adj n n n


V V V V

. i

griot combien de griot acajou communaute troupeau pays president nom . ici long grand haut loin de maladie microbe prevention

mahogany community \ herd country president name (last) i here long tall high far disease germ ! prevention fall ill betray burn grill ! | i ; j

1
1 i1 !

jan
Jan jan bi jan

1
1

. . . jan /xa jan


jangaro jangaru kese jangaru kunben jangaru/bana(xa) janha (xa) jani (xa) jani (xa)

jan, ka

i )

tomber maladie trahir bruler griller

87

Dioula Kan Lexicon P


MALINKE--v ,
janin janinjanin janni janni xa woke jantu _ la (xa) janya janya janya janya (xa) janya (xa) japero jara bi jarabi (xa) jarabi _ la (xa) jarajara (xa) jate (xa) jate (xa) jate mito jate muta (xa) jawelijio jaxu jaxu jaxu jaxu, ka jaxuyake la (xa) P je je
JE

PoPS
adj
n

ENGLISH,'^.
dry seche

FRANCAIS .-.-.*;.!
rougeur/eruption avant au lieu de . aide .grandir hauteur longueur grandir elargir harnais amour amoureux (etre) tomber amoureux de frissonner calculer compter estimation, P determiner eau dejavel, 1' ennemi mechant violent mauvais faire mal a hamac courge la-bas manquer equipe tam-tam centre aire de manoeuvre, la reservoir, le point d'eau la nappe d'eau barboter pagaie irrigation citerne, la developper " i ;
i

fash prep before adv


V V

instead of care for, to help grow upward (plants) height length grow (humans) stretch harness love (strong) in love w (to be) fall in love shiver calculate estimation determine bleach enemy mean violent bad hurt hammock squash there miss (fail to get) team

n n
V
V '

n n
V V V

v.. count n
V

n n adj adj adj


V

n n n ..-.
V

jekulu jenbe ! jete to ji buntun ji buntun ji ma wula ji suo jiba jibali haro jibulo jibuntun jidi (xa) jidi (xa) jigi (xa) jigi (xa)

n drum (large) prep center n apron n n n


V

tank water source water table paddle paddle irrigation cistern develop improve descend dump
j -.:,*..' .V.-,-, r ...,: .

n n n
V V V V

ameliorer descendre deposer

88

'

Dioula Kan Lexicon


j.

MALINKE
jigi (xa) jigi (xa) jigi jigin (xa) jigili jigili dula jigin (xa) jiginjigin jigitege (xa) jigo jihilo jihiloke (xa) jiho jimbo jio jiojio bali ka tambi jio bo (xa) jio bowula jio dan wula jio daxo jio daxo jio labila jio labila (xa) jio sanya jito jito ya jito ya jogi (xa) jogida johujoho. joli jolida xoto jolisilo jolo jolon (xa) joloxo jon jon josi (xa) josi (xa) josonna juifu jukoro ma tintin (xa) julaya ke (xa)

PofS
V V V

ENGLISH
get off give birjth shake , delivery maternlfy born (tq be) .
; i

FRANCAIS
descendre donner naissance secouer accouchement maternite naTtre pente, la decevoir/briser I'espoir caractere refoulement refouler poche toit eau

I j

n n
V

n
V

slope disappq|nt character


j

n n
V

output expel pocket roof i water '*' juice water tight pull water spring 1 water table cannery cannery flood flood : : treat (water) coward cowardice fear injured cut lung skin ulcers scar vein blood fall in love chain slave who clean-wipe wipe animist Jewish | support i do business . . j ] : ; . j '

n n n n n
V

jus etanche tirer Peau source, la nappe phreatique canari canaTi submerge submerge traiter lache lachete peur/crainte blesse, etre blessure poumon ulcere de peau cicatrice veine sang tomber amoureux de chaTne esclave qui nettoyer essuyer animiste juif supporter faire du commerce

n n n n n y
V

n n n
V

n ri n n n n
V

n n
V V

n adj
V V

89

;
MALINKE:
julo julo julo julo dun (xa) julo ta (xa) julo/julukese julukese juman jumo juna juo juo juo/jubato jusukasi jusuxasi (xa) n adv n n n n
V
x

Dipula Kan Lexicon ENGLISH


FRANQAIS ,.
corde pret devoir preter (avec I'argent) ' prendre credit corde cordon *

PofS
n n
V V

cprd loan ,owe borrow (with morley) take a loan rppe gardener's line which Friday early base bottom butt grief sadden

n n

quel vendredi tot base fond/bas derriere chagrin attrister

K
kabakaba kabakaba (xa) kabakuro kabarin kabarin _ ho _ kabashiman kabirin kabo kabo kadaw kahe kakala kalaya (xa) kama kamiyon
y. txvNtj*.

n
V

yawn yawn rock, small

baillement bailler pierre depuis depuis _ jusque , cheveux roux depuis mais teigne tensurante' permanent cafe debauche invetere chauffer contre camion engourdi laryngite garder forcer obliger poulie salle de classe piege . carte stress, le '

prep from prep from _ to _ adj blond prep since n


n

corn ringworm permanent coffee immoral person

adj n
V

warm up prep against truck ivelA, Zdj numb laryngitis n n


V V V

kankan kansisio kanta xa xonoge (xa) karaba (xa) karaba (xa) karakara karansuo karanye karati kari ! , '

guard (to) force oblige (to) pulley Classroom trap card stress - structural
,: . ' v / v 7 . '-. / - 7 7 ._/--"

n n n n n

90

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Djpula Kan Lexicon


i

MALINKE
karo si karoti karoti pilan kasa kasaro kaseto kasi kasike kaso kaso kaso, sumo kawaku kawakuya (xa) kaye kaye kaye kDkurundio kDrDndomE kDntD (xa) kDntD len kDtD (xa) kDxan ke ke ke . ke (xa _) ke (xa) ke (xa) ke (xa), xa x ke y la ke (xa)/k_ ti ke ... ti (xa) ke ... xono (xa) k _ he (xa) ke _ la (xa _) k _ la (xa) ke __ la (xa _) ke jaxu ke nya Ion (xa) ke ta (xa) ke xa nin/fin ke, xa x ke y la kekanyin kElan kele

PoPl n n n n n n n n n n n adj
V

;
1

ENGLISH
.
57;

FRANCAIS
controler carotte plan drap accident cassette rigide casque prison

monitqr carrot
plan )

,i
i

cloth, woolen accident cassette rigid hard hat jail prison , >
!

<

prison odeur etrange/bizarre etonner/surprendre cahier cahier cahier

odor i strangf (odd) surprise copybook notebook workbook kidney;


1

n
' n

n n n
V

(
.

stool j impatient (to. be) impatient '< age outside boy husband man use dp make add x to y, put in becomes , become put in prefer j place (see put) slap I add to ugly ! know how to inherit beautiful pretty cistern battle > j '. i 1 s .

rein/rognon tabouret/escarbot presse (etre) impatient vieillir dehors gargon m a r i ' .horn me utiliser faire faire ajoute x a y devenir devenir mettre dans preferer mettre donner une claque ajoute x a y vilain savoir comment faire heriter beau/belle mettre _ dans _ jolie reservoir guerre v>-

/ ~

adj
' V

' n n n n
V V

' V
V

n
V

V V

n
V V

adj
V V

adj
V

put x in y, add

adj. n n

91
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MALI N KB
kele kele (xa) kele (xa) kele tege (xa) ken/hanye kena

PoPS
n n v v adj n v n n adj adj v n v ,v n n n adj n n n n n n n n prep n adj adj adj adj v n n v v n n

ENGLISH
guerre

FRANgAIS.
combatte/guerre se quereller entrer en guerre prive champ faire un champ dehors sante frais sain guerir rouille corroder/ronger rouiller genre forme type sable sol sablonneux, le

kena labo (xa)


kenama. kendaya kende,
t

kende kenke

war . fight quarrel war, make private field , clear (a field) ; outside j health j fresh '< healthy i'.heal
ii

kendeya (xa) kenke (xa) kenkela (xa) kenya kenya kenya kenye kenye dugu xulo kenyemawulu kenyeni kenyoni bero kerecen kerehe keren keren/kende kese kese kesu kete ketehe 'keto ketubaxanto kewu kexanyin key in ki la (xa) kila kila kila bila (xa) kila bila (xa) kile monati kile/kundiyo 92
s

'-rust .. corrode 'rust 'kind


:

shape

itype isand isandysoil f impatient aggregate iChristian side rat unripe 'grain seed trunk another next to epilepsy epileptic clever beautiful beautiful send . message order (command) ;hiessage, send a send a message wrench key

adj sandy

sablonneux impatient agregat, le chretien a cote rat vert/pas mur grain graine malle un (e) autre a cote de epilepsie epileptique intelligent joli joli envoyer message ordre envoyer un message envoyez un message torsion cle

Dipula Kan Lexicon


MALINKE
kili (xa) kilin kilin kilin na kilo kilo kilo la (xa) kilo tala kin-no (xa) kiriyon kisi (xa) kisi (xa) ko (x'i) kofaragi kofaraji kohE/xo kojagu koko (xa) kokodin kolo kunba konko konkonuru koori koori koori (xa) koorinin kori (xa) korosi (xa _) korosi (xa) korosi (Xa) korosilikela kote kotindo kotosigo koxo (xa) koxotoro muso koxotoro muso ku ku (xa) ku alcohol la kule (xa) kule (xa) kuma kumo
;

PoPS
V

ENGLISH
call one same , alone egg kilo lay eggs half kilp of x bite pencil protected (to be) saved (|o be) bathe ' 'form formwqrk ; ) i j I appeler un . meme seule oeuf, 1' kilo pondre demi-kilo mordre

FRANCAIS

n adj adj n n
V

n
V

n
V V V

crayon protection (etre) sauve (etre) se laver coffrage coffrage, le apres trop murir noix de coco forte colline

n n

; prep after adv too/top much


V

ripen

':

n adj n n n n
V

coconut strong :\ hill [ cucumber circle ' cotton surround | | ' <

concombre cercle coton entourer rond incapable de (etre) regarder attentivement controler observer garde. escargot coton conseiller devenir adulte sage femme matrone tige/queue laver desinfecter crier crier discuter discours

adj
V V V V

round incapable of (to be) watch _ carefully check ! observe guard snail cotton council' ;
.i

n n n . n
V

' \

n n n
'V
V V V
n

mature j midwife - trained midwife's as distant stem wash disinfect ry.. yell discuss speech j
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latili (xa) lawuli (xa) laxansara laxaran (xa) ! laxati (xa) laxulun :
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mock start afternoon (~ j pm) educate depreciate empty garlic promise improvf pig wild boar lemonade orange (fruit); grapefrpit lemon . lime hour round off lesson ' letter shave beeswax beehive (natural) book bee bee stipg bee swarm root of plant faith fly tax honey liter build stand , construct i ' ! ; '. 1 ! i ' j i ; , i rldiculiser

FRANCAIS
mettre en marche I'apres-midi eduquer/instruire saboter/deprecier vide ail promesse ameliorer cochon/porc sanglier limonade orange pamplemousse citron citron heure terminer legon lettre enveloppe raser substance cruche livre abeille piqure dabeille essaim racine, la foi mouche taxe miel litre construire construire arreter arreter arreter semaine semaine taille etoile savoir/savoir ' '

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MALINKE
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MALINKE
mara (xa) marasi marasi bo (xa) marasi kalo marato maro maro masa masilan (xa) masin masiti (xa) masumanin masumanin masumanin matege (xa) matila mawoto (xa) maxaja (xa) maxaman maxulun maxumalo maxumaloke (xa) maxumaloke (xa) mD (xa) mDXo me megan (xa) melege (xa) men (xa) men (xa) men be sin xa ke mEnsmEnE/dundumEnE menteno mESEnssnE mesi messensene metere metere midi waxati mihen mihen/mun ' miiri (xa) miliyon min (xa)

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reserver carte

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.healthy person dishonest young murderer n o one

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FRANCAIS.
jquelqu'un in bonne sante malhonnete jeune assassin personne personne (w/negative) gens enduire moule jamais sourd muet **' sourdement qu'est ce que ne va pas? sourire pourqudi poudre de rhume (m) se soucier/s'interesser ' couteau ressource, la financement, le musique fern me celibat femme attraper tenir faire mal vingt
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Dipula kan Lexicon


MALINKE
nafolo naha naha naha naha (xa) naha _ naha kabun naha kabun naha xa bun najio nakiso nakumbo naloma naloma naluma namasa namasa juo namaxunante namo nanaye naniloke (xa) nanin nanin (xa) nanio naniya (xa) nano nansin-o nanxuya nare nasima nata nata_ naxami (xa) naxo naxo son (xa) naxobarala naxobaro naxominanlu n'barin nDtD (xa) neetemunkun nege nege ng bDn (xa)

PoPS
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richesse avantage advantage importance ; important benefit importance of _ importance of important, is important 'tears J j a r (glass) eye brow fool ignorapt idiot f banana banana^ tree envy mess : I mint insult next mold border decide boundary chameleon envy butter never next next _ confuse garden water a garden . gardener. gardening j garden tools uncle (maternal) glue yellow iron metal stain , j \ .j .

FRANCAIS

importance important interet avantage de _, P avantage de important, est important larme pot/bocal sourcils idiot/bouffon ignorant idiot ' banane arbre de banana envier desordre menthe insulter prochain petrier frontiere decider limite cameleon envie beurre jamais prochain prochain embrouiller/confondre jardin arroser le jardin jardinier jardinage outiis du jardin ; oncle maternel coller jaune fer metal tacher

103

Dioula Kan Lexicon


MALINKE
nege bela ng din nege giringirinma nege hin nege nuxuma nege tegelan negebela negeboro negejulo negejulo negema negen (xa) negeni nEgEnni ngso ngso boiti nEgESo cadiri nsgsso doni ta Ian nEgEso ekuru ngso ereyon nEgsso fe ruji nEgsso fsrEn nEgEso ferenjulu nEgEso gidon nEgEso hohe feren nsgEso janti nEgsso mayon ...nEgEso nyahe feren nEgEso pedali nsgEso pinenEgsso sanburuyere nsgsso sigilan nEgsso sni nsgsso volipu nego julo nenaje nene nene nene (xa) neni (xa) neni (xa) netemun xuma ni ni _ 104 ; < PofS n n n n n n 7 7 7 7
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ENGLISH. rerod bullet rebar - groove steel smooth rebar wire cutters piston rod

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barre de fer balle fer a beton tord acier, le .' fer a beton lisse tenailles tige barres de fer fil de fer fil de fer metallique ruse/tour dessin bicyclette velo boite
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7 7 ,bik'e wheel nut

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Dipula Kan Lexicon


MALINKE
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different choices and desire want breath. in take regret .in-laws/ tongue' nice generqus tongue; forget questiqp questiqp picture. shadow 1 cattle herdsman ghost contentment happy level (tool) dirty there combine with water knead mix food milk powdered milk milk - fresh milk - sour trace elbow swim stick coat (to) November cheap \ compost easy fertilizer \ ! -- ;
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FRANCAIS
avec differents choix et desir besoin respirer aspiration regretter beaux-parents langue gentil genereux langue oublier question question image ombre berge fantome contentement heureux niveau sale la-bas melanger aval Peau petrir mixer lait , lait en poudre lait-frais lait caille tracer coude nager coller creiTer/enduire novembre moins cher compost facile fumier, le tache compostiere

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nyoxontaro nyugo nyugujiman nyuma nyumaba nyume ke (xa)

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leaves green good excellent do x well

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MALINKE
polis pompu pomu pomutere pon ponpuxalo ponti poray pore poroje posine postie poto/tasadi-o puaworon puli pulon puyawuru

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77 77 77 77 77

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police ! pump apple potatoes bridge crank arms nails rubber ) slingshqt project' poison post offjce cup pepper ^veggie) . pulley 1 plumb bob pepper (black) pompe pomme

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pomme de terre pont bras a pedalier pointe caoutchouc lance-pierres projet, le poison service des postes, le tasse poivron poulie plomb poivre

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message lost

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taxe choisir retourner , repeter aiguille panier nord f savon

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FRANCA1S

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n 77 7 7 prep,
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investment tomorrow after tomorrow

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chewing gum investissement, P demain apres demain * lait de sein lait de sein dormir trypanosomiase avoir sommeil ; j . ! '[ ! ' / 1

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7 7 \ street 77 /7 7 ? /7 7 7 7 7 7 7 n /7 v /7 /7 n ' ., v v "V 7 7 n v adj adj adj adj /7 adj v tobacco poliomyelitis poliomyelitis chicken hen chicken coop chicken coop chicken wire chick smoke train smoke room ' attach i fasten tie malnutrition '' hiccups hiccup plenty lots plenty of less racism racist increase

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gentil vrai sage sagesse douter

FRANCAIS

sobe
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seloigner, de picorer gibier chocolat binette garcon cajou famille caractere cceur accepter !es conditions accorder offrir arroser accepter soumettre d'accord ongle griffe arrosoir bientot s'accroupir puiser bilharziose soldat salamandre haricot contredire trouver un chose finir fini obtenir recevoir trouve pique piquer percer percer piquer '

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v - finish

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MALINKE
soxo soxo soxo soxo (xa) soxo soxo nige soxoli soxoli soxolo srontane su su (xa) subaseman subaseman subo sugandi !i sugo/sibo sugu/saxa suguna suguna ke (xa) sugunadi (xa) suguya suguyo suguyo sukaro suki suki (xa) sukulan sulen sulo sulo suma suma suma suma (xa) suma nin suma soxosoxo suman (xa) suman na dara sumanijulo/metere sumanikelan sumanin sumaya
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toux tousser

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profit benefice entretenir

FRANCAIS

, maintain annoy ;tea ^demolish/destroy : hit 'waist different not the same center nowhere Mmpossible palm cutter cross cut harvest - cut fruit traverse pass on the _ slap palm cross beam bald middle looks like Monday slide sift basket bargain train friend girlfriend roof harvest peanuts .peanut butter ! peanut butter sauce
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! name (first)

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glisser tamis panier negocier/marchander ;. . '! : ,;:ife


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train ami amie franc ais toit moisson arachide patte d'arachide sauce d'arachide finir aller tout droit ,

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MALINKE
tilenen tili lonkun tili xunan tiliboyo tiliboyo tiliman tilimo tilin tilin (xa _) tilin (xa) tilinin tilininin tilo tilo tilo ba tilo to timi timilaxuya timilaxuya timina xa di timiya tin mita muso tinxotomuso tinya (xa) tinya (xa) tinya (xa) tinyannin tinye (ka) tio tiri banatirindi
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adj /7 i /7 /7 /7 n /7 7 7
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loyal noon mid-day sunset west lunch dry season day ~ loyal

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midi midi
coucher du soleil ouest dejeuner saison seche jour . aligner les briques. passer lajournee honnpte droit journee soleil ensoleille jour doux frustrer frustrer courageux gout" accoucheuse traditionnel sage-femme gater detruire gater gatte gater plume maladie de New Castle glissant vertige eternuer tuyau tube plastique, le a u / a la reste reste distribuer ajuster preter s'aprete organiser preparer - --

/ align bricks v:. spend the day <adj honest 77' ' straight /7 7 7 adj' day (# of) sun sunny

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tiro tiso (xa) tiyo tiyomanana to to to to sari (xa) toben (xa) toben (xa) toben (xa) toben (xa) toben (xa)

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former reparer retraite tole . , pourrir pourri tenir burin X groupe

FRANQAIS

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true collect (pick up) pick up

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crapaud give name to x name x empty

FRANCAIS
donner un nom a donner un nom vide vider rester v

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toxola (xa _) toxola (xa _) toxulun

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screwdriver trowel

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obligation unroll mat (bamboo) put up for sale on sale dismantle loosen finance bank change (money) money, none money, none waterer

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beehive (man m ade) hole (in a vertical plane) afternoon boil better get better improve prefer fill with smoke thigh cart
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cloud pile grave cemetery handle womanizer boyfriend guinea fowl equal language

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Dioula Kan Lexicon


MALINKE
xanparan xanxonodiminno xanyi xara (xa) xara (xa) xaralikela xaraloke (xa) xaramoxo xaran (xa) xaran (xa) xaran/digi (xa) xaran ke (xa) xarannoke (xa) xaransuo xariha la (xa) xariho (xa) **' xaro/xarada xaru xaru xasi (xa) xaso xaso xati (xa) xati (xa) xati (xa) xati xati (xa) xaxan
XD

PoPS
n -. wing

ENGLISH
aile beau coudre , coudre tailleur coudre ,

FRANCAIS

77; sore throat adj handsome v'. sew v \ stitch 77 tailor v 7?: v v v v i v. /7 v v 77 n n v /7 77 v v v v adj n /7 n 77 /7 v n /7 adj /7, v; /7 : sew teacher read , study learn learn study schoolhouse confide in responsible for chest month moon cry scent smell break (a stick) break (off) harvest - cut fruit break up into pieces same back (body part) low-back pain diarrhea famine rust rust baths information homesick nostalgia chat salamander

professeur lire etudier apprendre etudie etudier ecole confier a responsable poitrine" mois lune pleure odeur odeur casser casser recolter casser en morceaux meme dos lombalgie maux de reins diarrhee famine rouille rouiller se baigner information nostalgie nostalgie bavardages causer salamandre tourner le dos desserre derriere '

XD dimi XD dimi XDnDboro XDnxD ba XDronxDra XDronxDra la (xa) xe ku xibaru xide xide xidehato._, _ _ xindehatoke (xa) xise x o dun (xa _) xobo xohe

77 : l o w - b a c k pain

n ; gossip

v\ turn your back to adj. loose (knot/screw) adv behind

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xohe xohe xohe xohe (xa) xolin xolon xolon da xolon dataxun xolon dataxun xolon senna xolon to bola xono xono xono xono xono xono (xa) xono dimi xonoja xono to hilinin xono xulun xono/xonokise xonoma xonon xononton xonoto tunbo xonoto tunbo xonton xonton (xa) xonxo xorio xoto xoto xoto (xa) xoto ho (xa) xoto ke/muso xoton xoton n xotosene (xa) xotota (xa) xotota (xa)"" xototegelo (xa) xoul;undi-o xoxo xoxo

PoPS
prep adj 77, 77' /7 7 7 n /7 prep prep /7 7 7 v7 7 n adj adj n adj 7 7 /7 77:' 7 7 * /7 v 7 7 /7 adj prep v v /7 n v v\ v\ 77: n\ ri -' ''
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ENGLISH
beyond (in space) late (not on time) later stream ^ well head en retard apres laisser ruisseau puits margelle

FRANCAIS
au-dela de

v leave behind

/7, -'well ';cover, for a well iwell digger 'Well evacuator in inside -stomach 'width
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couvercle, de le puis couvercle, de le puis puisatier cureur de puit oiseau dans/en dedans ventre epaisseur attendee crampe abdominal constipation inquiet vide perle enceinte collier neuf parasites intestinaux tenia est saluer faim cercle vieux sous veiller d o n n e r l e sens grand frere/soaur coqueluche desherber lever lever critiquer bouton set mur
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77; ' 'well cover

77; ''bird

wait

'abdominal cramps 'constipation worried empty bead pregnant necklace nine intestinal parasites.. tapeworm east greet hunger circle old under grow old explain something older sibling whooping cough weed lift raise, go up button (for clothes) salt wall -"-7*v7. v^-- .

v\" criticize

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xoxo jio xoxo ma xubo xubo xubo xubo xulo xulo xulo glya xulu te xulu xati xulun xulun xuma kantan-o xumansin xumaxan xuna xuna ... he (xa) xunbarinkun xunbo xunhulanitu xuni (xa) xuni (xa) xuno xuno xunu (xa) xuran xure (xa) xure (xa) xuto xutu (xa) xutu (xa) xutu-xutunin

PoPS
7 7 ', saltwater adj. salty

ENGLISH
ocean sale toilette bain latrine douche X
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FRANQAIS

7 7 \ bathing place /7 '< bathroom /7 ; latrine n ! shower /7 ' bone 7 7 /7 n 7 7


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nut reinforcement fracture mortar

noix renforcefnent, le arthrite fracture mortier train absurdites mot, le voix amer parler avec genou cruche cholera se reveiller se reveiller venimeux veneneux . avaler ... _ electricite crier crier nceud plier plier cheveux en curly ; ' . .

n 7 arthritis

n - train 7 7 nonsense ,/7 '. word 7 7 adj v /7 n n v v adj adj v voice bitter (taste) speak with knee beehive (man made) cholera awake wake up poisonous (sn ake) poisonous (su bstance) swallow

7 7 .: electricity v : cry out


4. v yell

7 7 v v adj

knot bend fold curly

yaha (xa) yalan-yalan (ka) yamariya (xa) yamaruya "(xa) yatara yDXD yDxo ye kilin ti

forgive

v ' walk around v allow (let happen) v '-' authorize adv adj. perhaps loose (knot/screw)

pardonner se promener permettre autoriser peut etre desserre

adj) like (similar)

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MALINKE
ye/hele (xa) yege mesen yege/yego yegentu yele (xa) yele (xa) yele (xa) yele (xa) yele mesen yele mesen ke (xa) yeleku-o yElsma yelema (xa) yelema (xa) yelema (xa) yelema (xa) yelema (xa) yelema (xa/ma) ' -'yele-moxo yelen yele-yelenan yendo yenge (xa) yenge (xa) yere demo, han demo yere ma jigi yila (xa) yila (xa) -, yilin/golen (xa) yilin/golen (xa) yiri bulo yiri hito lu yiri xalo yiridin (gh)o yirihe yiritu-o yiriwa (xa) yiriwa (xa) yiriwa (xa) yiriwalo yiro yiro . yiro hato ' yiro hito '

PoPS /
77

ENGLISH
see minnow fish hiccups climb .

FRANCAIS
voir petit poisson poisson hoquet monter monter a.. rire ouvrir sourire sourire ridicule changer/modifier changer retourner demenager tourner change retourner amusante escalier hache pencher (etre) incliner .. auto-promotion s'abaisser frire cuire a la vapeur fondre fondre branche feuilles pilon
!

n
77
V V
1

! get on : laugh
;

n
V

open smjle

n
V

. smile
1

adj
V V V V V V V

ridiculous alter change (transform)

i invert, turn over move (residence)


:

spin turn turn over funny dissolve ladder axe inclined (to be) tilt self-help lowers himself

adj
V

77 77
V V

n
V V V V V

fry ' steam


1

dissolve melt branch foliage pestle fruit 7.;7.-/' 7 '':..-,.;' orchard A-P. forest./, -i ; " ;$/ augment' . develop improve development
:;

n n n
77

n n
V V V

..' . fruit verger foret augmenter developper ameliorer developpement arbre bois ecorce feuiile

n n
77 77 77
:

tree

; wood - lumber '; bark i leaf


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Dioula Kan Lexicon


MALINKE yirobaarola yo yoro yoro yoro

PofS
77 i 77 77 funny

ENGLISH woodworker amusante place seat (on bus) site

FRANCAIS

emplacement

zuluye zuwen

77 77

July June

juillet juin

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