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. yaa (se) you. Yaa ko saaca. You stole it.
. yaa (n) place, mum, nest, residence, one’s heritage. Ñu bari ‘yaa’ leñu dee ooyee seen yaay. Most people call their mothers ‘mum’
. yaabi (v) fade, take out of the mouth. Piis bii soo ko fóotée dina yaabi. When you wash this fabric, it will fade.
. yaaga (va) to stay long, last bug (?). Ndax dinga fi yaaga? Hope you will stay long here?
. yaakaar (va) to believe, think, hope. Kii dafa yaakaar ne dóf laa. This person thinks that I am a fool.
. yaakaar (n) belief, hope. Yow yaay suma yaakaar fii. You are my hope here.
. yaakamti (va) to be in a hurry/haste. Mune dafa yaakamti du muna xaar. He said he is in a hurry he cannot wait.
. yaandóor (n) slumber, slumbering.
. yaapa (n) meat. Dumay lekka yaapa. I don’t eat meat.
. yaar (n) yard. Ñaari yaar la soxla. He needs two yards.
. yaaraam (va) to be gentle. Laamin yaaram la. Lamine is gentle.
. yaasa (n) bar-b-qued meat/fish. Yaasa yaper la bugga reeree. He want to have bar-b-qued meat for dinner.
. yaatal (v) to make comfortable, feel comfortable, enlarge, accommodate. Ku nekka la yaatal ci xolam. He accommodated everyone in his heart.
. yaatu (va) to be spacious, beyond prescribed limits. Palaas bi yaatu naa leegi. The place is spacious now.
. yaax (n) fish. Yaax jën bu neex la. ‘Yaax’ is a nice fish.
. yaaxa (v) to destroy, spoil. Soo moytuwut dina ko yaaxa. If you don’t mind he will spoil it.
. yaaxu (va) to be broken, spoiled, destroyed. Masin bii yaaxu na lu yaaga. This machine has been broken.
. yaay (v) to wander, roam.
. yaay (n) mother, a lady’s name. Kale mooy suma yaay. That one is my mother.
. yab (n) to have no respect for someone. Danga ma yap. You have no respect for me.
. yabaate (va) to have no respect/regard for anyone. Yow danga yabaate torop. You have no respect for anyone.
. yadaax/yedaax (va) to be slack. Góor waruta yadaax. A man should not be slack.
. yafal (v) to rare, breed, fatten. Leegi waa kow gi xam neñoo yafale xar. Now the provinces people know how to fatten sheep.
. yal (n) lizard. Bul réy yal bi. Don’t kill the lizard.
. yalandi (v) to rinse. Yalandi na ko. She has rinsed it.
. yaleef (n) spirit
. Yalla (n) God. Yalla buur la. God is great.
. yan? (inten) which ones? Yan fasoŋ la indi? Which types did he bring?
. yangi (pl.) you are. Yanki jeeku torop. You are very endowed.
. yanxa (va) to be loose, shaky, slack. Boñ bii yanxa na. The tooth is shaky.
. yar (v) to train, breed, raise. Deñoo yar ay xaj pur saaca yi. We are training some dog for the thieves.
. yaradekku (va) to be untrained. Xale warute yaradekku. A child should not be untrained.
. yaram (n) body. Yaram bu rafet la am. She has a nice body.
. yaru (va) to be respected, well brought up, good-mannered. Dóomam yi yepa yaru. All her children are good-mannered.
. yax (n) bone. Yax la wona. He swallowed a bone.
. yee/ee (v) to wake someone up. Yee ko mungee tarde. Wake her up! She is getting late.
. yeebaane (v) to announce. Yeebaane neñu ko. They have announced the news.
. yeew (v) python. Lale difeeña yéew la. That things looks like a python.
. yeewu (v) to wake up. Duy teela yeewu Samdi. She doesn’t wake up early on Saturdays.
. yek (va) to be afraid of. Dafa ko yuuxu be mu yek. He screamed at him and he became afraid.
. yeketaan (v) to rape. Jaapa neñu ki dóon yekataan. They arrested the person who was raping.
. yeketaankat (n) rapist. Yeketaankat yi yepa wara de. All the rapists should die.
. yen (n) put a load on one’s.
. yeneen (adj) others. Yeneen néeg yi neexuñu ma. I don’t like the other houses.
. yéefar (n) pagan. Yéefar lénu. They are pagans.
. yées (va) to be worse. Yaa fi gëna yées. Your are the worse here.
. yéet (n) snail, conch. Yéet laa bañ. I hate conches.
. yéré (n) clothes. Ku mom yéré yi? Whose clothes are these?
. yérém (va) to pity, sympathize. Bimu soonee leñu ki yérém. They pitied him when he became tired.
. yérémantalu (v) snivel, pity oneself. Mungee yérémantale (?) pur ñu bimbale ko. He is acting pitiful so that we can help him.
. yérmande (n) pity, sympathy. Amal léen ko yérmande. Have sympathy for him.
. yét (n) stuff.
. yëf (n) thing. Kan moo fi indi yëf yi? Who brought these things here?
. yëg (va) to be informed, notified. Yëgaguma ko. I am not yet informed.
. yëgal (n) notify.
. yëgle (v) to announce. Yëgle na ngénte bi. She announced the naming ceremony.
. yëmbëx (va) to be loose. Mbubba bi dafa yëmbëx. The dress is loose.
. yëngal (v) to shake, stir. Yëngal ko ndanka. Stir it slowly.
. yëngu (va) to be shaken. Lii yëngu na. This is shaken.
. yëp/yépp (adj) everything, place, etc. all. Fas yi yëp rab leñu. All horses are animals.
. yëy (v) to chew. Yêy ko balaa nga koo wonna. Chew it before you swallow it.
. yi (da) the (pl.). Jox nga ko jën bi. You gave her the fish.
. yii (dem) these. Yii suñu yos leñu. These are ours.
. yiiw (adj) pious, holy. Kii nit ku yiiw la. This is a pious person.
. yiix (va) to be slow. Bumu yiix, na gaaw. Let it not be slow; let it be quick.
. yóbaale (v) to take along. Booy ñibi yóbaale le ma. When going home take me along.
. yolom (va) to be loose, slack. Tubéy bi dafa yolom. The pair of pants is slack.
. yolox (va) to be weark. Danga nuru ku yolox. You look like a week person.
. yomba (va) to be cheap, easy. Yii ñoo yomba njëg. These are the cheap ones.
. yonnént (n) prophet, messenger. Yalla dafa yoonée yonnéent yu bari. God sent many prophets.
. yonni (v) to send. Daf ma bugga yooni Banjul. He wants to send me to Banjul.
. yoo (n) mosquito, mosquitoes. Fii dafa bari yoo. This place is full of mosquitoes.
. yóobal (n) present, a gift. Joxal ma ko sa yaay yóobal bi ngella. Please give this gift to your mother.
. yóobu (v) to take, carry away. Dina ñu yóobu be marse. He will take us up to market.
. yóoka (v) to add, increase, raise. Yóoka ko loolu du doy. Increase it that will not be enough.
. yóoku (v) to increase, inflate. Léegi njëg bi dafa yóoku. Now the price is inflated.
. yooleeku (v) to sneak, to slip away unnoticed. Su yooleekuwul duñu nangu mu ñibi. If he doesn’t sneak, they will not let him go home.

 

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