Vernacular - English
sɛŋto do sth intentionallySɩ́ sɛŋ aŋ ŋaa wɩɩ la sɩ bɩ zɔŋ.Do not intentionally do what is wrong. sɛŋkɛrɛedge (also seŋkeriŋ) sɛ́rɛ́replant, resowMá mʋ sɛrɛ kuorimɩa la.Go and re-plant the maize. sierito tease, to make fun ofƲ bʋl wɩaa perigi, ba sisieri ʋ lɛ.He made a mistake and people are teasing him. sige sigeuncertain, unclearSɩ́ sige sige ŋaa arɩ wɩɩ la ŋ sɩɩ bʋl.Don't be uncertain about what you are saying. sigi sigi1silent, motionless, stillLɩɩ la pɩŋ sigi sigi nɛ.The water is clear and still.2unconsciousBa ŋmobu nɛ ʋ pɩŋ sigi sigi.They beat him so much that he became unconscious.
sigilito be calmLeriŋ sigile nɛ.The place is calm now.1.1.3Weather
sigiliŋmasquerade performed at the funeral of an important man sigisito have the hiccupsBile ka sigisi nɛ.The child has the hiccups. sii1to get up, stand up, to rise, to erectSii doŋ lɛ.Get up from sleep.2to get up to do sth.Aamɩŋ nɛ sie a lʋl bie.The antelope gave birth to her young. siileegift of praise to sb. siilito offer a gift in order to praise sb.Mɩ gʋa nɛ ba siili.I danced and people gave me gifts.
sikeleŋkiiŋneem tree (Azadirachta indica)1.5.1Tree
sile(Eng.) shilling (10 pesewas)6.8.6Money