English meaning of the Dagbani word yaai


  1. to spread open (as the mouth)
    • to part (as fingers, hoofs, etc.)
      • to re-open a pit or well
        • to ache, have pain, pain somebody [Gh.]
          • to take out or to pull out anything (e.g. from liquids)
            • to select, choose
              • to make a copy, take a photograph, snap (Gh.), draw a picture