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each adj, pron, kkan, olklk

 

eager adj ntara, nwra

 

eagle n id (y)

 

ear n et, ir-k

 

earlobe n et

 

early adj ktkt, tl, n br

 

earn v pa ow, i,j, i ow, r-gb, ts

 

earring n yet, rka et, yer

 

earth n ay, il, erp

 

earthquake n rk il, il mm, wrr il

 

ease n rra, nira, dra

 

east n l orn, gbas

 

Easter n j jde Krst, gbde

 

eastern adj nl-orn

 

eastwards adv ln l-orn, nha l-orn

 

easy adj rrn, lro, n-rrn, lnira

 

eat v (animal) j

 

eat v (human) jun

 

echo n gbohngbohn, ppad

 

eclipse n pap orn ti p n wsnm, jib, mknkn

 

ecology n k npa gbgb ay

 

economic adj npa nn r-aj

 

economy n nn, nl r-aj, mm ow tj

 

edge n oj ohun l, et nkan, gbt, oj b

 

edit v tn w kk e fn tt, olt

 

editor n/f ni t e w fn tt, olt

 

editor n/m ni t e w fn tt, olt

 

educate v k lk, t, k

 

education n k, t md

 

eel n ja dgba

 

effect n r, so i, yrs

 

effective adj wl, y t y nyrs

 

efficiency n agbra lti i, agbra m w

 

efficient adj n agbra lti in

 

effort n gbynjynjagbra m e wfi agbra eduraeku

kkfitafita

 

egg n yin

 

eight n (number) j

 

eighteen n (number) jdnlgn, mjdnlgn

 

eighth adj kj

 

eighty n (number) grin, rin

 

either conj y tb yin, kan nn mjj, yl

 

eject v l jde, t sde, ta-n, b jde

 

elaborate adj dra pp, t a e fnnfnn, t a fi apn e

 

elbow n gbnw, gnp

 

elder n (person) algb

 

elder adj gbngb algb

 

elect v yn,

 

election n yn, ynf, yyn

 

electric adj npa in, npa tnn

 

electricity n in, tnn

 

elegance n dra, w

 

elegant adj ddra, ddn, lw,, lw

 

element n y mrin ay, ff, in ti omi, pil ohun kan, il

 

elephant n erin, jnk

 

elevation n gblk, gbga

 

elevator n r gb nkan sk

 

eleven n (number) knl, mknl

 

eligible adj y n yyn

 

eliminate v t jde, m kr, rn

 

else adv m, mrn, bbk

 

elude v fi r tn sl

 

elusive adj t a fi r tn sl

 

embargo n fin ddr w

 

embark v fi sk, wk, br

 

embarrass v g, s, dm

 

embarrassing adj ddm, gg, ss

 

embarrassment n gg, ss, ro, dm owo

 

embassy n il i jba l mirn n il jj

 

embezzle v jal l rn/m ohun t a fi ni

 

emblem n pr, m

 

embrace v gb mra, fi ap gb mra, fi w gba ni mra

 

embryo n oyn, l

 

emerge v r-jde, tin kan jde

 

emergency n pjwr, jij, bm

 

emigrant n/f arnrn jaflnislgbmrn

 

emigrant n/m arnrn jaflnislgbmrn

 

emigrate v rnrn-j lti ibi d ibi lti l kan s mrn

 

emigration n p kirirn-j lti l kan s mrn

 

emotion n m-dn

 

emotional adj nn m-dnmlra

 

emperor n ba l kanba lr wn ba

 

emphasis n tnumtnum

 

emphasize v tnum

 

empire n jbaagbra bail ba

 

employ v gb sfi fn

 

employee n/f on

 

employee n/m on

 

employer n g iafnnine

 

employment (n)i

 

empty adj foasn

 

empty v d krgbfo

 

enable v rnlwfi agbra fnm ni e

 

encircle v ypoykrgbk

 

enclose v k mra

 

enclosure n (land) gbil t a sgb yk

 

encounter n jogunbpddojk

encounter v dojkklpdgun b pd

 

encourage v gb nynjm lkn le-lrk-liy

 

encouragement n rynjmlknleoknf wr

 

end n par, pin, pkun d, tor, gbhn, yrs, tbtn

 

endanger v fi wwuw lwu

 

endeavour n ynjsapb

 

endless adj llpinlnpkun

 

endorse v (approve)fi w s w

 

endorse v (check)k kl s w

 

endorsement n (approval)fw s w

 

endorsement n (check)kl in w gbow

 

endurance n rjfaradfortfknrn

 

endure v rjfortfaradpamrafknrn

 

enemy n tonketa

 

energy n agbraokun-inokunra

 

enforce v kn npfagbra e m k lgbra

 

engagement n (marry)dnadhn gbyw

 

engine n r

 

engineer n lr

 

engrave v fnn fnfn sgb

 

enjoy v gbdn, jay, j-f

 

enjoyable adj ohun aldn, ohun f

 

enjoyment n gbdnadnjaydnndnm

 

enlarge v fm-tbifiknbm

 

enlargement n mtbifffiknbm

 

enormous adj ttbi pp

 

enough adv ttrn kr

 

enroll v fi ork sl nn wgba n fn ogun jj

 

enrollment n forksl nn w

 

ensure v e-djm dj

 

enter v wwlwnk sn wb sn

 

entertain v e ere llejb-sr mlrayr lkn

 

entertainment n ers pjdlrayfiskn

 

enthusiasm n taraakitiyangbn kn

 

enthusiastic (adj)lkitiyanntarati gbn kn

 

entire adj gbogbottodidi

 

entirely adv ptptbmbmkynyngbgberegede

 

entrance n nu n n oj n bwl

 

entry n wl n wlkk sn wohun t a k sn w

 

envelope n p wbw

 

envious adj kn fn laranlara

 

environment n ykdgb

 

envy n lara

 

epidemic n jkl rn

 

equal adj dgba, r bkann

 

equality n dgbabdgba

 

equally adv bkanndgba-dgbabbdgba

 

equator n l yk t d ay s mj lgbgba

 

equip v ps, e-l

 

equipment n psmraelr

 

equivalent adj b mub e dd

 

erase v pa-rpa-runpar

 

eraser n ohun ti fi npa nkan r

 

erect v gb dde klkt

 

error n een

 

erupt v rutjde

 

eruption n rru jdetjde

 

escalate v ru ske k di nl

 

escape n skr nn ewujbsl

 

escape v s jdeb lwyry-krfd s nj

 

escort n albb

 

escort v e b n ln

 

especially adv pp, mbs

 

espionage n am

 

essential adj e ptkt a k l aln

 

establish v dslfi llpinnufi kal

 

establishment n dslfillpinnutd

 

estimate v ka iye r dyel

 

eternal adj llayray

 

eternity n ayraylpin

 

etiquette n w mlwb

 

Europe n l wn ynb

 

European adj ti wn ynb

 

European n/f ynb

 

European n/m ynb

 

evacuate v k jdejde kr ls dfo

 

evacuation n wjdeijde krlsdfo

 

evade v y ara fn, y-sl

 

evaluate v gbywgb lwn

 

evaporate v gbfdi aff

 

evasion n wwyy sl

 

evasive adj e y sl

 

even adj dgbatjgngg

 

even adv pptilgidi n brppgidi

 

evening n rl ljral

 

event n l

 

eventful adj l alriwoohun gbgbohun rnt

 

eventual adj lp

 

eventually adv lp pp

 

ever adv ngbgbogbol r

 

every adj olklkgbogbo

 

everybody pron olklk n

 

everything pron gbogbo kan

 

everywhere adv nbigbogbo

 

evict v m krl-jdet-jde

 

evidence n r

 

evil adj bburjmbibibls

 

evolution n tnklfihntsl

 

exact adj gandd

 

exactly adv ganggwkptgbko

 

exaggerate v bkn rssdnns

 

exaggeration n bkn rnsslksdnbms-sdn

 

examination n dnwwd npa br

 

examine v ywfi br wddnwyw

 

example n prwewrn

 

excavate v wa ihgb ihgb kt

 

excavation n wa ihgb ihkt

 

exceed v rkje-jtay

 

excellence n tayrkjttbiddra

 

excellent adj drajlttay

 

except prep bkepfifibby

 

exception n mkrtkk lti gb

 

exceptional (adj)y t o tay jlttay jl

 

excess n ejkj wtnwnselk

 

excessive adj rkj l

 

exchange n ibi e pprppr

 

exchange v e pprpr

 

excite v r-skt uns

 

excited adj farabal

 

excitement n rskariwogbn-arargbdyn

 

exciting adj alriwoti gbn-ara

 

exclude v t-sdey kr

 

exclusion n tsdeykr

 

exclusive adj yst

 

excursion n jde elr egb t jde l irgbatgn lir

sinmil

 

excusable adj t a l ydyda

 

excuse n wwgfrrw

 

excuse v e gfr fnyg

 

execute v (kill)pa-kpa

 

execution n e pakppa

 

executive (adj)k allgbra lti ll

 

exempt adj d-st sl

 

exemption n dstsl

 

exercise n (school)dnrawi

 

exercise n (sport)dray

 

exercise v l dray

 

exhaust n (fumes)rn

 

exhaust v (use)l tnwdl

 

exhausted adj (tired) ralwdl

 

exhausting adj alrt r ni

 

exhaustion n rgb

 

exhibit v fi hnmw s gbangbat fdpt

 

exhibition n fihn ngbangbafdranpt

 

exile n ssnit a l sn

 

exist v w n wmb

 

existence n w

 

exit n jdelon bjdejde

 

exit v jdejde l

 

exotic adj jjthnrnwyt

 

expand v tt-sl n

 

expansion n tlnl

 

expect v dr dretfojsn fngbjl

 

expectation n retfojsn

 

expedition n rn j akniyra

 

expel v y krl ll jdetu-y

 

expenditure n nwn

 

expense n nwjow

 

expensive adj lw lrhn

 

experience n danwmlragbnrr

 

experiment n danweyw

 

expert n/f nit m nkan dj kkgbj

 

expert n/m nit m nkan dj kkgbj

 

expiration n parttnpin

 

expire v kndkpartn

 

explain v e lytmld fiy

 

explanation n lytumldwysy

 

explode v bjdibtd

 

exploitation n l ohun lmrn fn ara nilkl

 

exploration n wkiri akni

 

explore v w-kiri

 

explorer n/f nit e wkiriawkirionwkiri

 

explorer n/m nit e wkiriawkirionwkiri

 

explosion n bariwo l

 

explosive adj t b

 

explosive n ohun t b

 

export n j t a fi rn s ilmrn fn tt

 

export v fi j rn s ilmrn fn tt

 

exporter n nit fi j rn s ilmrn fn tt

 

expose v t rfihn n gbangbatd

 

exposure n fihn n gbangbatd

 

express v (act) e

 

expression n (action)e

 

expression n (face)w

 

expression n (phrase)sr

 

extend v l ttf-gnfikn

 

extension n (building)fiknkkntnk

 

extension n (telephone)fiknohkun fiknfgn okun

 

extensive adj sllbr

 

extent n fgnltt

 

exterior adj ldelhn de

 

exterminate v parun ptpt

 

extermination n parun ptpt

 

external adj lhn de, lode, ti de

 

extra adj fiknt k

 

extraordinary (adj)yanilnukknniljr-trbb

 

extreme adj llpin

 

extremely adv lllpinpin

 

eye n oj

 

eyebrow n irun-gbngbrej, bb oj

 

eyelash n irun pnpj

 

eyelid n pnpj

 

eyewitness n/f lr t rn oj r, alfojr

 

eyewitness n/m lr t rn oj r, alfojr

 

 

 

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