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dad n bb

 

dagger n b olj mj, id kkur

 

daily adj ljojm, ojojm, nj gbogbo

 

dairy n ibi fnwr

 

dam n e n omi, ddar omi n

 

damage n f, bj, dn, farapa, jb

 

damp adj ririn, tt, kku, gnntn

 

dance v j

 

dance n ij

 

dancer n/f onj

 

dancer n/m onj

 

danger n jb, ewu

 

dangerous adj lwu, n jb

 

dark adj , knkn, mye

 

darken v knkn, e mye

 

darkness n knkn, mye

 

data n k, wfn, kj d fyw

 

date n (fruit) so p ddn

 

date n (time) kk j t kan l

 

dative n ir l grm kan

 

daughter n m obnrin

 

daughter-in-law n yw m ni

 

dawn n r kt, kt-kt, fmjm, y

 

dawn v mol, brs fi ara hn

 

day n j, sn

 

dead adj k, llm, di k

 

deadly adj t m ik bni, ppani

 

deaf adj dit

 

deal n pn, w, be, ir igi kan

 

dealings n bl, bw, be

 

dean n (school) olr il k

 

death n ik

 

debate n jiyn, rynjiyn, iynjj

 

debate v jiyn, s sy p

 

debris n pt

 

debt n gbs

 

decade n dn mw-mw

 

decay n bj, rr

 

decay v bj, r

 

deceased adj nit ti k, ni ks, ologb, s

 

deceit n tn, mw, rkend, r, rj, n

 

deceitful adj ltnnrj

 

deceive v tn-j-lne-glmn s

 

December n o Kejl dnpr dn

 

decency n w yytt ffnjfnfn

 

decent adj yyt fnjnparam

 

deception n tnrbsharamrj

 

deceptive adj lrntnjnrj

 

decide v pinnu, par rfi gb sfi pin s

 

decision n pinnufpin-s

 

deck n it apakok

 

declaration n tnumwwss

 

declare v w stnumkde

 

decline n dnkparkk

 

decline v (fall) t

 

decline v (refuse)k

 

decode v tkyanjld

 

decontaminate v tnee tney ohun bj kr

 

decorate v e lwdllsw-fnelw

 

decoration n ohun w

 

decrease v dnkrhinf-shn

 

dedicate v fi sty-sty s mmfi w kk jb n

 

dedication n fistysmm

 

deduct v m-kry-kry-jde

 

deduction n (removal)mkrykr

 

deduction n (thought)yjdekfy

 

deed n (action) el

 

deed n (document)w n

 

deep adj jijinjinle

 

deep adv jjinlwwrakrapp

 

deer n gbrngalegbin

 

deface v pa-rb-jbljj

 

default n bkkunle nkan

 

default v e bk

 

defeat n gunbubparun

 

defeat v sgunb-ubupa-runls

 

defect n abwonbk

 

defective adj nbawnn bk

 

defence n b as

 

defend v gbjdbbe odi fn

 

defendant n/f enit a p lj

 

defendant n/m enit a p lj

 

defensive adj llgbbit e gbj ara ni ngbkgbt k m bi gb

 

defer v snswjd-drf-shnfifal

 

deference n ynw bwforbaljb

 

defiance n flypnj

 

deficiency n (fault)bk

 

deficiency n (lack)pbk

 

deficit n pbk

 

define v s sy tmk

 

definite adj dj tyanjpt ptk

 

definitely adv djdjptklly

 

definition n tum ork

 

deformed adj lbkblwjrr

 

defraud v r-jtnje-r

 

degrading adj t y npt r-slrsl

 

degree n (temperature) wn tt tb oru

 

delay v d-dry-shnf-shnjfarafifal

 

delegate n/f aoj-niaoju

 

delegate n/m aoj-niaoju

 

delegation n gb aoj

 

deliberate adj mm egbmeltlt

 

deliberately (adv)mm

 

delicate adj lgdra

 

delicious adj dnaldn

 

delightful adj ldnddn

 

deliver v gbj-lwgb-slbm

 

delivery n blw jlwbm

 

demand n br

 

demand v brfagbra br

 

demanding adj lleron rot nse br

 

democracy n jba gbt agbra w lw wn njba ti wn n

 

democratic adj ti jba wn nti jba gbt agbra w lw wn n

 

demon n iwinabili

 

demonstrate v fi hnlde hn

 

demonstration n fihnidfihn n gbangbaehanni

 

demote v fshn lti ip nlarsld pad shn

 

den n (animal) ih

 

denial n ssfidkk

 

denounce v kbwjr skl

 

dense adj kinpnddg

 

dent n tsn

 

dentist n/f ongn ehn

 

dentist n/m ongn ehn

 

deny v fidsk fngbnu

 

depart v lkr kkngr

 

department n apsskaan

 

departure n il kuriku atil yn

 

depend v gbklgbralgbyelgbjl

 

dependable adj t e gbklt e gbral

 

dependence n gbralgbklgbjlwnkw

 

dependent adj t gbkl lmrnn ti gbtjn ti gbbnpa ww nkw

 

deploy v rn lt-sls

 

deport v l kr n lwl hwl

 

deportation n ll kr n lwwl

 

deposit n (bank)ohun dgdwin

 

deposit v (bank) fi dgfi ra

 

depot n ile raibi pambt kbt r

 

depression n (mental)rslrwsdor kod

 

deprive v gb lw nir lygbloy

 

depth n jjnjnl b

 

descendant n mtl

 

describe v fr prs b ti rjwepjwe

 

description n prsprpjwe

 

desert n aginjal

 

desert v k slfi-sly sl

 

desertion n kslysl

 

deserve v y, t-s

 

design n rmprpjwewrn

 

design v r e pry

 

designate v p lrksm syn

 

designer n/f nit ne praywrn

 

designer n/m nit ne praywrn

 

desire n if w

 

desire v fbeere

 

desk n pt wobit ti nkw

 

desolate adj t ns dahoro

 

despair n nrt

 

despair v -rt n

 

desperate adj lnrtldbfi k k rgb ik t

 

despise v kgn, fi sn, ata, pgn

 

despite prep b til j p

 

dessert n kr ddn jkhn onj, ddn jkhn onj

 

destination n (journey) pin rnj, dl

 

destiny n pin kan, pin nikan, ynm-pn

 

destitute adj ln, kksl, n tlk, bs,

 

destroy v parun, rn, sbr, panirun, par, fbj

 

destroyer n (ship) k l

 

destruction n parun, par sdfo, sdasn

 

detach v y, y st, wn-n

 

detachable adj t a l y st, lt

 

detail n rr lkkan

 

detain v d-dr, t-ml

 

detect v w-r, jdi

 

detection n w-r, ih sl-fihn

 

detective n/f lp inu, tlmy

 

detective n/m lp inu, tlmy

 

detention n dnidr

 

deter v (prevent) d dr, dyf

 

detergent n

 

determination n pinnu

 

determine v pinnu, fw-sy, rpin

 

determined adj t pinnu, t fw sy

 

detonate v t-sl, b, b pl ariwo l

 

detour n gbgba n mrn

 

devaluation n sdfo, sdbj, gk

 

devalue v s-dfo, fi nu t, s-dbj, di yy, g k

 

devastate v parun, m f, bj

 

develop v t-sl, m dgb, gberu

 

development n dgba, h, gbr

 

deviate v yn, yapa, n, y spkan, yapa

 

deviation n y kr ln, n, y sp kan, yapa

 

device n m, ie, r, gbn, ipt

 

devil n , nyn bbur, r

 

devise v , r, dmrn

 

devote v iy st, y s mm, fi pr

 

devotion n fknsn, gbjm dr

 

dew n r, eeni

 

diabetes n atgb, rn t m ni t ngbgbogbo

 

diabetic adj altgb

 

diagnose v e wd sn

 

diagnosis n m d sn, m, mro-kw, m d i ohun

 

diagram n wrn atka

 

dial n oj agogo

 

dial v y oj agogo, y

 

dialect n ka-d, or yt nn d kan n

 

diameter n wn l pindpin

 

diamond n kta onyebye jl

 

diaper n a gbd mw

 

diarrhea n gb gbr, un, rn, in gbr

 

diary n w t l ojojm

 

dice n rwl, l ta tt

 

dictate v s, p, p pk

 

dictation n pk,

 

dictator n nit n agbra lti e l l n t w, nit n agbra , al

 

dictatorship n nn gbra , fagbra e l l n t wu ni

 

dictionary n w j r, w tm r, tm-d

 

die v k, als

 

diet n onj, jun, jun nwnba, febipara-ni

 

difference n yt, jiyn, dgba, w

 

different adj yt, yyt, ldgba

 

difficult adj nro, le, nira, npnj

 

difficulty n ro, ynu, nira, t, whl

 

dig v wale, w nl, wd

 

digest v da onj, t lss

 

digestion n dda onj, tt kan lss

 

dignity n l, y, nip l, gbga

 

dilemma n ro n yynhhip wonike

 

diligence n pn simi e ml s

 

diligent adj lsimi lpn ls

 

dilute v fomip, bomil, b-l, dl

 

dimension n ttbi, n, b, wn

 

dine v jun, b jun

 

dining room n yr onj

 

dinner n onj al

 

dinosaur n ir ranko l tij kan, ohun tij, ohun gbn

 

dip v fi-b, fibomi

 

diploma n w jde il k ggaw t wn al il-k gga fi w s

 

diplomat n/f lnit ne almjt r l lti l kr

 

diplomat n/m lnit ne almjt r l lti l kr

 

direct adj tr, gan, ganran

 

direct v t sn, fn hn, e amn, tkas, jwe

 

direction n n tt, pr, pjwe, h, tsn, fnhn

 

directions n (use) tt, pjwe, tsn

 

director n/f afnhn, alkoso

 

director n/m afnhn, alkoso

 

directory n w ln sn, w t a to ork wn t gb l kan ti ibit wn gb s

 

dirt n r, gbin, r, gbns

 

dirty adj kn fn r, lr, lgbin, m, rr, lbn

 

disability n lgbra, b ara

 

disabled adj alb ara

 

disadvantage n n nfn fopalra

 

disagree v rbmujytdaya

 

disagreement n yt yapa j

 

disappear v farasin kr ljm m ni ljm

 

disappearance n farasinmm ni lj

 

disappoint v d lram l oj fos-hny dhn

 

disappointing adj ti ml-mfodlra

 

disappointment n mfodlrar ohun t kn frt tb gbkl t

kimlmfo

 

disapproval n kk f gb

 

disapprove v k alf gb

 

disarm v gba agbra krgb lhun jj ohun j gb

 

disarmament n gbgba agbra kr

 

disaster n ewu nl, jb, jl, jmb

 

disastrous adj ohun elwu, n jmb

 

disband v tk

 

disbelief n gbgb

 

discharge n (medical) yn tt

 

discharge v y kr n is di mnira ynbn isan

 

disciple n m hn

 

discipline n tknjanubw

 

disclose v fi hn

 

disclosure n fihn pay

 

discomfort n nira rora n lf bnj tnn

 

disconnect v y kr pn ny

 

discontinue v fi sl d dr lfo

 

discount n ykr dnwk dnk ow

 

discourage v dyf gbnynj rlpt n sr m rws b

 

discover v w-r jgbn

 

discovery n wr jgbn

 

discreet adj gbn nra lye farabal

 

discrepancy n yt b dgba

 

discretion n ogbn in, gbn ye lky

 

discriminate v fyt ssms ynj my

 

discrimination n lymy m t ynj f-yt-s

 

discuss v srllr frwr s kinikini wdi jrr

 

discussion n jrr srllr wad frwr sgb r

 

disease n rnknrn

 

disgrace n djtgntjtfily

 

disgraceful (adj)ohun tjtiniljlntj

 

disguise v pa-rad

 

disgust n rirass

 

disgusting adj ti riradat

 

dish n wowopk

 

dishonest adj ltn makurraydr

 

disk n ohun rbtoj rnoj ohun t two roboto/ribiti/rubutu

 

dislocate v y ry lrknp

 

dismantle (v) t-palt-kal

 

dismiss v l-loy krrn-ly kr n itkk

 

dismissal n rnlkry kr nn itk

 

disobedience n gbrn fojdi

 

disobedient adj algbrn, alfojdi

 

disobey v e gbrn, fojdi

 

disorder n drdprdurdurn

 

disperse v tkfnk

 

displace v y npy np padgba ip

 

display n erehnwrnpolw jfd

 

display v fi hn-slpolw j

 

disprove v jiyn tk faram

 

dispute n jiyn rynjiyn w as p-liy

 

dispute v jiyn s

 

disrespectful adj intrba bwfn bl-fn

 

disrupt v dr

 

disruption n drdwdlwdrdln

 

dissatisfied adj alntlrn

 

dissolve v ytk fpin s

 

distance n n jnjn jjn nrr dl takt

 

distant adj jnjjn rrtn-rrlkr

 

distinction n ythhn gbangba

 

distinguish v msm s lte yt fi ara hn b oly nn ohunkhun

 

distract v pn nydlms di asnwn

 

distraction n dmgbre-gbresnwn

 

distress n pnjlusnwhl

 

distribute v pnkpn fnk

 

distribution n pnpn nkan pnfnni fnk

 

district n gbgbsknkn

 

distrust n gbkl, fkn-tn, gbral

 

distrust v gbklfkn-tn

 

disturb v y-lnur sktd lw

 

disturbance n ynuariworkkdlwrkrud

 

ditch n kt, yr, gbun

 

dive v b sdob sn omimkn

 

diver n/f mwamknwmiwmi

 

diver n/m mwamknwmiwmi

 

diverse adj ytonrur

 

diversion n eryspkan

 

divert v y-spkany-st

 

divide v pn, y np

 

division n yanp, pn

 

divorce n kk ara tk taya, ksl

 

divorce v k sl, y

 

dizzy adj ly

 

do v e

 

dock n il kn k, ibit lj dr s roj n kt

 

doctor n/f (medical) ongn, oly nn orr k

 

doctor n/m (medical) ongn, oly nn orr k

 

document n w r w rd nkanw

 

dog n aj

 

doll n re, m-langi

 

dolphin n ir ja nl kan

 

domestic adj ti ilt a t lj

 

dominant adj t lgbra lrt bortgba

 

dominate v e olwabort gba l lr

 

donate v fn lbn, fn lr

 

donation n bn, r

 

donkey n ktkt

 

door n lknoj-n

 

dormitory n yr bsn nippt k

 

dosage n wn gn

 

double adj po mjlpo mji

 

doubt n iymj, dnilj, mf, r, tb-tb

 

doubt v ymj, nn, mf

 

doubtful adj sdnilj, nymj

 

dough n iyfun

 

dove n db, eyl, dre, kk, oriri

 

down adv sl

 

downfall n (crash) parun

 

downtown n gboro, rn gboro

 

dowry n ow dn, na, ohun na

 

dozen n mjl

 

drag v w, f, fal

 

dragon n ranko nl kangb olgun kan

 

dragonfly n lmilmi

 

drain n (water) ih omi

 

drain v fa omi kr, s, mugb

 

drama n er or tg, er one

 

drastic adj t o lagbraalgbra lle

 

draw v (write) y wrn

 

drawing n wrn fwy, ywrn

 

dream n l

 

dream v l l

 

dress n a ww,

 

dress v w a, e ls,

 

dressing n (medical) a t a f bo egb

 

drill n ohun l lti fi wa kta, r gbh, dlray lemlem

 

drill v fr wa kta tb igi, fr gbh

 

drink n ohun mmu, t

 

drink v mu

 

drip n kkn omi, rro omi

 

drip v kn, ro, j

 

drive v wa-k, l, dar, fi agbra rn l, da (ran)

 

driver n/f awak, alni, oltj in

 

driver n/m awak, alni, oltj in

 

driving licence n w wak

 

drop v kn, b, r, skal

 

drought n gbl, d, yngbl, rn

 

drown v r si in omi, k smi

 

drug n ogn, egbgi

 

druggist n elgbgi, nit po egbgi

 

drugstore n il egbgi

 

drum n l

 

drummer n yn, onl

 

drunk adj mt, mtpara

 

dry adj gbgb, gb, pngb, gbrfu, llmi

 

dry v s lrn, s gb

 

dryness n gbgb, gbl

 

duck n abo ppy

 

dumb adj (speaking) odi, yadi

 

dumb adj (stupid) mg

 

dune n eb onyanrn l

 

dungeon n ogbntbih nsl il

 

duplicate n ir ohun mj bkannapo mej

 

duplicate v k-wke ir ohun mj bkannae po mej

 

duplication n po mje n ir mj bkanna

 

durability n agbra pttttlbj

 

durable adj le, t l p t

 

duration n gb, gbt, kk gbt

 

during prep ngb, ltgbt, lkk

 

dusk n wwr al, wr, krni-kmni

 

dust n eruku, erp, yp

 

dusty adj elruku, onyp

 

duty n (obligation) e sn

 

duty n (tax) ow or, ow-bod

 

dye n ar, wj, s

 

dye v pa lr, r lr

 

dynamo n l t m r i

 

 

 

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