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sʋlla/sʋllʋnbeggar2Person
sʋlʋŋn1a kind of shrub1.5.1Tree2blacksmith's hammer6.7Tool
sʋnsɔgʋlɩyɩɩlɩŋnsongs encorporated in stories
sʋnsɔgʋlʋŋnstory3.5.4.3Riddle
sʋnsɔŋntamarind tree1.5.1Tree
sʋ̀ɔránsmell, odour2.3.4Smell
sʋ̀ɔrɛ̀v1to smell, sniffƲ nɩɩ sʋɔrɛ nammɩa.He is smelling the meat.2.3.4Smell2stinkNammɩɩpʋɔŋ ka sʋɔrʋ.Rotten meat stinks a lot.
sʋɔrʋŋnembroidery, needlework
-sʋɔrʋŋnsfxstrong smelling (pleasant or unpleasant)kʋsʋɔrʋŋsth which smells
sʋrɩsɛ/sʋʋsɛcfbɛgɛvto move, get out of the waySʋrɩsa/sʋʋsa mʋ ka mɩ na ba sɩɩ gʋa ŋɩɩ.Move out of the way so that I can see them dance.
sʋʋv1to die, expireLa jaŋ lɛ nɛ haala dɩa sʋʋ.At our village a woman died yesterday.2to be paralysedBatɔŋ nɩsɩŋ sʋba nɛ.Batong's arm is paralysed.3to lose (in a game, cf. tel)id. Ʋ dɩa yuo kpɛɛŋ sʋʋ.He lost at cards yesterday.
sʋʋnʋŋ dɩhuguŋnburial-place, cemetery
sʋʋŋn1corpse2death2Person
sʋʋŋ dagancoffin