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take v (exam) e

 

take v (obtain) r, r-gb, n

 

tale n tn, l

 

talent n bn lrun, bn bnib, iye wn kan

 

talk n r ss

 

talk v s, sr, w, fhn

 

tall adj gn, gga, ggr

 

tame adj ttlj, tlj, t oj rml

 

tame v t lj

 

tan n ir w kan

 

tank n (container) kk, m onrin, od l gbmi s

 

tank n (military) gb nl

 

tanker n (ship) k omi

 

tap n (sink) f omi, r omi

 

tape n (adhesive) jabul tnrn, okn dml

 

tape n (information) gbohn rhn sr r

 

tar n d

 

tarantula n altakn l olr

 

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target n apata, as, m fn bn tta, ohun tb nit a yn oj

 

tariff n ow j rr dyel kan

 

task n i, i kyf

 

taste n tw

 

tasteful adj ldn, dn

 

tasteless adj (food) lldn, t

 

tasty adj ddn, ldn

 

tattoo n m ara, fr olgun

 

tattoo (v) m s ara, bu-il s ara, fn ara, kl

 

tax n ow-de, ow-l, buwl

 

taxation n dw-de l ow-l, buwl

 

taxi n k aykl agbr

 

tea n t, ew wrwr gbgb t a fi sn omi hh fn mmu

 

teach (v)k lk, -ny

 

teacher n/f olk, olkni, aknilk

 

teacher n/m olkolkniaknilk

 

team n gb jm ikj n lti e nkanw ran

 

teamwork (n)kjp i

 

tear n (break)fya

 

tear n (cry)omijekn

 

tear (v)fyaya

 

tease (v)ty-lnuy-lhn

 

teat n (animal) n m ranko

 

technical adj jjm i n

 

technicality (n) (law)rn t e tolfinolfin

 

technician n on n

 

technique n n e nkanprrompjwe

 

technology n m gbn megbn mei n t e fgn gbs ay n

 

teenager n/f dmbnrinwe

 

teenager n/m dmknrinwe

 

telecommunications (n)gbogbo wn i wygbn me brasr gbogbo gby

 

telegram n rn r onwy lti kr

 

telegraph n okn r j lkr

 

telephone n r bnir r srgbstlifn

 

telescope n awjg fiwo ohun n jnjnr mtbi

 

television n r wrn tajtlifn

 

tell (v) (instruct)k lk

 

tell (v) (relate)w fns fnka iyes

 

temper n bnrunimygb ip

 

temperamental adj jm w in

 

temperature n wn tt tb orugbn araw aff ay

 

temple n (building)il sn lrun tb r

 

temple n (head) ap tn tb s or lba pr rk

 

temporary (adj)ww fn gb d

 

tempt (v)dnw tn e bburw lj

 

temptation n dnwtn

 

tempting adj ttan ni wwu niddnniw

 

ten n (number)wmw

 

tenant n/f aylgbarl

 

tenant n/m aylgbarl

 

tendency n darstsipantka s

 

tender adj (meat)rtn

 

tendon n ian ara

 

tennis n ir er kan

 

tense adj lle lti tbayi

 

tense n (grammar)gbkk t a e nkan

 

tension n infu-dfulleflefgnnn

 

tent n g

 

tentative adj lnpinnunymjt ndnw t a nw lw

 

tenth adj kwkw

 

term n (expression)r

 

term n (limit)l pnlpin

 

term n (school)gbkk

 

term n (time)gbkk

 

terminal n (train)bt k rlwe

 

terminate (v)pinnuparetn ksfpin sy kr nn i

 

termination n pinnupin fpinsddr lnu i

 

terminology (n)orkr per

 

termite n iknetutu

 

terrace n ibi tj il

 

terrain n oj il

 

terrible adj n brlr banilr

 

terribly (adv)nbanilr

 

terrific adj n brlk

 

terrify (v)drbpa-lay d njj-ly

 

terrifying adj bbanilrddrb

 

territory n il agbgb l

 

terror n rpyjiy

 

terrorism n ddrbanipanily

 

terrorist n/f adrbaniapanilyapanilraadlronj n

 

terrorist n/m adrbani apanily apanilra adlr onj n

 

terrorize (v)drbpa-lay j-ly

 

test n (exam)dnw

 

test n (trial)pjdnw

 

test (v) (try)dn-w

 

testament n w mjmw hgun

 

testicle n pnkro pnworopn

 

testify (v) e jrjr s

 

testimony n rjrjrs

 

text n r wpils r

 

textbook n w k kk

 

texture n wnara a

 

than (conj)ju ti ju ki ju p

 

thank (v)dppfp fn

 

thankful adj kn fn pp l plp

 

thankless (adj)llplmrelfpfn

 

thanks n dpp

 

that adj yn

 

that (conj)ti

 

that (pron)yytohun t

 

thaw (v)y

 

the (art) (neuter)n

 

the (art) (plural)wn

 

the (art/f)n

 

the (art/m)n

 

theater n gbngn-erttil kjp lti wo r

 

theft (n)ol jjhrm

 

their adj ti-wnwn

 

them (pron)nwn

 

theme n r pilgbngb r ss

 

themselves (pron)wn tkarawnwn n

 

then (adv)ngbnlkk nngbnj

 

theory n dmrn ohunr mr ortr

 

therapy n fwfgn pani lra fn tj leran tj sn lera

 

there (adv) (far)lhnib

 

there (adv) (near)nb n

 

thereafter (adv)lhnnntl

 

thereby (adv)npa y n

 

therefore (adv)ntornntor y n

 

thermometer n r dwn oru

 

these adj wnywn wny

 

these (pron)wnywn wny

 

thesis n w pilk bwdtss

 

they (pron)wnnwn

 

thick adj npnkidludlkt

 

thickness n kkinnpn

 

thief n/f ol ajnilhun jgdgr

 

thief n/m ol ajnilhun jgd gr

 

thigh n itan

 

thimble n kbkbw wn arnobka-abr

 

thin adj (object)flfl

 

thin adj (person)plngtnrn r

 

thing n ohunnkan

 

think (v)rronwye

 

third adj ktakta

 

thirst n rngbngb hh

 

thirsty (adj)pngbe

 

thirteen n (number)tlmtl

 

thirty n (number)gbn

 

this (adj)elyeyiyi

 

this (pron/f)ynny

 

this (pron/m) ynny

 

thorn n gn

 

thorough adj jljl ganranptpttoto

 

those adj wn

 

those pron wn, wnn

 

though (adv)bbtiljp

 

though (conj)bbtiljp

 

though (prep)bbtiljp

 

thought n rebnynajr in

 

thoughtful adj (considerate)lnynlj n r

 

thoughtless adj lnrnlljlnynro

 

thousand n (number)gbrun

 

thread n okn tnrnw

 

threat n lkldrbhalm

 

threaten (v) kldrbhal-mkusa spakuru m

 

three n (number)ta mta

 

threshold n loro illoro nu n

 

thrive (v) e reregbilrgbr

 

throat n funn fun

 

throb (v)lm hls kl

 

throne n t ba

 

throttle n (car)r mk sr

 

through (adv)jalti h kan d kej

 

through (prep)npa

 

throughout (adv)jljlyk jkjd

 

throughout (prep)jljlyk jkjd

 

throw n ssjjsk

 

throw (v)sjfi sk

 

thumb n tnpk

 

thunder n r

 

thunderstorm n gbr j

 

Thursday n ij karn slms

 

thus (adv)byb ir ybun

 

tick n (insect)gbn

 

ticket n w jww mw gbwl

 

tickle n rnrn lgnngakegake

 

tickle (v)rin lgnn rn n gnk

 

ticklish adj alrabalkkanrankanra

 

tide n (high)n kuny omi kun

 

tide n (low)n kuns omi okun

 

tidy adj nmttegrtneffnj

 

tidy (v) e mtte grtneafnj

 

tie n (competition) gbgba ip kann n dj

 

tie n (neck)a t knrin ma nd m rnt

 

tie (v)dsoe kk

 

tiger n mtkn

 

tight adj hfnle m pinpin

 

tighten (v)flemleso le

 

time n gbkkskday

 

timeless (adj)lngbln kkllnpkun

 

timetable n t kk-i

 

timid adj nbrljo

 

tin n (container)pngolo

 

tin n (metal)tnganran

 

tiny adj krknnn-nn

 

tip n (money)bn ow

 

tip n (point) ntntorka ggoro

 

tire n ragara

 

tired adj lrlgara

 

tissue n (body)y ara

 

tissue n (paper)w flfl fiw nkan

 

title n oyorkm d nkan stork

 

to (prep)s sdlti

 

toad n pl

 

toast n (bread)kr ynb yyan

 

toast n (drink)r wr

 

toaster n r yan kr ynb

 

tobaccco n ewe tbktab

 

today (adv)lnj n

 

toe n m ka sy s

 

toenail n knn m ka s

 

together (adv)jmlkplgbjpl

 

toilet n ohun olrn frfril ygb

 

toilet paper n takad ndnd

 

tolerable adj ffarad gbgbt e gb bbjj-fn

 

tolerance n faradgbgb

 

tolerant (adv)gbfnjfn

 

tolerate (v)gb j-fnfarad

 

toll n ow ibodibodr agogo

 

tomato n tmtohun gbn

 

tomb n bjiibi snksre

 

tombstone n kta sm bji

 

tomorrow (adv) lalla

 

ton n wn

 

tone n (shade)w

 

tone n (voice)ohnr

 

tongue n ahn

 

tonight (adv)ll y

 

tonsil n kk okn ahndrnfun

 

too (adv) (also)pl

 

too (adv) (very)pj

 

tool n ohun n ohun l

 

tooth n ehnergign

 

toothbrush n l fhn

 

toothpaste n l fhn

 

toothpick n tahn gg tahn

 

top n (mountain)kgongo-kntnt

 

top n (thing)g ir

 

topic n or rkk r

 

torch n (flame)in igi tbpogn

 

torch n (light)tufu ingnigi tann

 

torment n dlrorylnu

 

torment (v)d-lry-lnu

 

tornado n fufu nlj

 

torso n bd

 

tortoise n jpawun

 

torture n or roradlr

 

torture (v)d-lrfyj

 

toss v fi-skbsw-bshn

 

total adj gbogbolktn

 

totally (adv)ptptlktnrr

 

touch n fwknmfwb

 

touch v kntfwknfwbgbnul s

 

touching adj kanilram ni lkn

 

tough adj (difficult)yileagd

 

tough (adj) (strong)lgbra

 

toughness n yyi tiantianyyillegd

 

tour n rn j rnkiri

 

tourism (n)rn j onfjw rnj

 

tourist n/f arnrnj onfj

 

tourist n/m arnrnj onfj

 

tournament (n)er djjejd

 

tow v fi okn f k f

 

toward (prep)nhshsd

 

towel n a nuraa nuw

 

tower n il ggail

 

town n lwn ara l

 

town hall n gbngb dj lil pd kso l

 

toy n ohun ir md

 

track n (mark)m

 

track n (path)pa n

 

track n (sport)ibi sr ijpa n er ij

 

track n (train)oj irin

 

track v t lhnlpasm stpatpas

 

tractor n k okok dko

 

trade n woj ttwtaj

 

trade v wtajraj

 

trade show n pd onwehn w e

 

trader n onwljaljp

 

tradition n nbytn twdwfin twdw twdw

 

traditional (adj)blytwdw

 

traffic n wj tt lk

 

traffic jam n fnp plp k sj n

 

tragedy n jmbrn bnj

 

tragic (adj)lrbnjldojd

 

trail n (path) ipa n de

 

trailer n k gngn akrtrl

 

train n k oj irink-ilk rrlw

 

train v (animal) t

 

train v (person) k

 

train v (sport) mra

 

train station n d k

 

trainee n/f akm il w

 

trainee n/m akm il w

 

trainer n/f olt olkakni

 

trainer n/m olt olkakni

 

training n (job) kktt

 

training n (sport) mrasl ir

 

traitor n onkpaniafinihnolffltndllt

 

tram n k-il kker

 

tramp n rnalrn kirir s nl b a t nrn

 

tranquilizer n gn mni dkj gn kunni lrun

 

transaction n et

 

transfer v gb lti ib kan l s ib kejgb lw nkan fi l nkej lw

 

transfusion n ffn alsn ljfnnilj

 

translate v tnm tm

 

translation n yrpad s d mrn tmp pad

 

translator n/f gbedgby

 

translator n/m gbedgby

 

transmission n (car) r t nm mt aykl rn

 

transmission n (electric) r tnn

 

transmission n (information) atgb

 

transmit v (electric)rta atgb

 

transmit v (message)ta atgbrn lti ib kan l s kej

 

transparent adj mm gaara ddn geere

 

transport v kr nl y rkje ry

 

transportation n nppadknil s il mrn

 

trap n okn dddkntkt

 

trash n ohun lsn

 

trauma n ewu nl

 

travel v rnrn rn-j

 

traveler n/f r alrnkiriarnn-jarj

 

traveler n/m r alrnkiriarnn-jarj

 

tray n pnt

 

treason n tdldnrn-jba

 

treasure n rarlmn

 

treat v fi egbgi fnb gbrlhw s

 

treatment n lslwwsn

 

treaty n dhnpinnuml

 

tree n igi

 

tremble v miwrre whlgbn

 

trench n yrih

 

trial n (court) pljwd

 

trial n (test) dnw

 

triangle n ongun mta

 

tribe n yir nar

 

tribute n ow-der wnilrrntbynfnfpfn

 

trick n tnrwkwglama

 

trigger n r bnirin rbn

 

trip n rn j kkre ks

 

troops n wn m-ogun

 

trophy n kgunohun rnt gunm gun

 

tropical (adj)ti il olrujjm oru

 

trouble n pnjwhl ynujgbn lsgbo

 

trousers n kt ggnkt gbr

 

trout n ork ja kan

 

truce n dw j dr fn gb kan

 

truck n k akrkk akr

 

true adj (correct)nttndj

 

true adj (genuine)lt

 

true (adj) (loyal) tytw t

 

trumpet n p-ogunpfr-ogunfr

 

trunk n (body) araara ohunkhun

 

trunk n (car) hn mt aykl

 

trunk n (case) pt

 

trunk n (elephant) w-j erin

 

trunk n (tree) t igid igi

 

trust n gbklgbgbfaratwmayhnwn

 

trust v gbjlgbklgbgbfaratgbralgbwn

 

trustee n/f oltj ohun n r tb il

 

trustee n/m oltj ohun n r tb il

 

truth n ttdodo

 

truthful adj kn fn ttnit o s ttngbkllr

 

try n dnw

 

try v (attempt)dnwe dnw

 

try v (court)gbidnwgbj

 

tub n pn l

 

tube n (pipe) ih in

 

Tuesday n ij kta s

 

tug boat n k fn

 

tuition n ow il kow tj

 

tulip n ork dd kan

 

tumble v ubks

 

tumor n kk lynkk rnmlke

 

tuna n ir ja kan

 

tune n edd ohn orin, orin

 

tune v tn dr tb fr e

 

tunnel n ih sl il t k gb kj, oj fn

 

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table n tbl, tj, t

 

 

 

tablet n ohun kw, wl

 

tack n kker, dml kker

 

 

 

tact n gbn, ye, m

 

tactful adj lgbn w

 

tactical adj fi gbn w gb

 

tactics n n jagun n il tb lr kun

 

tactless adv lgbn w

 

 

 

tail n r, ap hn ohunkhun, par

 

 

 

tailor n arn, onn a ww, algbrn, tl

 

 

 

take v (accept) gb

 

take v (capture) m

 

take v (carry) gb

 

take v (consume) j

 

tale

 

talent

tarnish

 

talk

 

tally

 

teach

 

team

 

tear

 

tedious

 

teem

 

teeth

 

tell

 

temper

 

tempt

 

tenant

 

tend

 

tend

 

tender

 

tense

 

tent

 

test

 

thick, ki, npn,

 

thief, ol

 

think

 

tire

 

total

 

turban n lwn, wr mle

turbine n r t m kan y, r my

 

turbulence n e rdurdu

 

turbulent adj n rdurdu, onynu

 

turkey n tltl

 

turmoil n agara, rsk, ariwo

 

turn v (move) y

 

turn n (movement) ypad, y

 

turn n (road) r oj n

 

turn over v ypad

 

turnip n ir ohun gbn ynb kan

 

turtle n awun, kun awun, ir db kan

 

tusk n ehn gan, ehn erin

 

tutor n/f olk, olt, akni n w, akni lk

 

tutor n/m olk, olt, akni n w, akni lk

 

tweezers n m

 

twelve n (number) mjl, jl

 

twenty n (number) ogn, ok

 

twice adv lmej, ngb mj, mej

 

twilight n wrwr j, fmjm, y

 

twin n bej, jr

 

twist v lpo

 

twitch v j ra

 

twitch n jra

 

two n (number) mj, j

 

type v fi r kw

 

type n (kind) ir, pr

 

type n (print) wrn, d w kan

 

typewriter n r kw

 

typical adj aoj, b ni, t sb r b, b ti r

 

typist n/f akw t fi r kw kw

 

typist n/m akw t fi r kw kw

 

 

 

 

 

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