English meaning of the Dagbani word chia


  1. calabash [type] (a very small round gourd used as a measure for milk or as a snuff-box)


    1. to deny, refuse, refute
      • to dislike, taboo, abstain from
        • to be taboo, forbidden
          • to inspire dislike, loathing
            • to contra-indicate (medicine), be contra-indicated
              • to break a law, commandment
                • to break (of rope), break (long thin object like rope, thread )
                  • to break loose, be loose (animal which is (should be) tied up)
                    • to tattoo, cut marks on the body