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A
(prep.) to
eg. "go a shop", meaning "go to the shop"
A GO
(aux.) w/v. going to do
eg. "Me a go tell him", meaning "I am going to tell him".
ACCOMPONG
(n.) name of Maroon warrior, Capt. Accompong, brother of Cudjo; also name of town. From the Twi name for the supreme deity
ACKEE
(n.) African food tree introduced about 1778.
AGONY
(n.) the sensations felt during sex
AKS
(v.) ask
ALIAS
(adj.) (urban slang) dangerous, violent
ALMSHOUSE
(n.) unsavoury behaviour or situation.
AN
n. hand
ARMAGIDEON
(n.) armageddon
the biblical final battle between the forces of good and evil
ASHAM
(n.) parched, sweetened, and ground corn.
aka "Brown George"
At, Ot
(adj.) hot (weather)
sexually appealing
volatile