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sɩpaatoorongo-between, spokesman for bridegroon
sɩsɛlɛtempnowSɩsɛlɛ nɛ ŋ bʋl wɩɩ.You have now said something meaningful.
sɩsɩɩrɩŋnjoke
sɩtaganpot for keeping pito
sɩtɔɔn(Engl.) store, shop6.5.1.1House
sɩwaakanVernonia amygdalina "bitter leaf"1.5Plant
sobakulonmultimammate rat1.6.1.1.4Rodent
soiŋnNile rat1.6.1.1.4Rodent
solcfgɔlɔlɔsɩɛrɛvto be slimyKapala nɛ solo, ʋ cheye nɛ.The fufu is slimy, it is spoilt.
soluŋn1slimy thing, slime2slimy soup to help in childbirth3plant [sp.]1.5Plant
sontoŋuŋnaxe- or hoe handle6.7Tool
sonyuŋnrat1.6.1.1.4Rodent
soŋgoŋnhawk1.6.1.2Bird
soŋgoŋ yɩsɩŋna herb1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
soojacflaalɩyuoron(Engl.) soldier
soricfchʋgɛvto take sth. downƲ sori gɛnnɩŋ kalaara nyuŋ.He took down the clothes from the bamboo stick.
soronbroken pot (used as a pot-stand)
sɔbinenthorn tree1.5.1Tree
sɔfɩaŋna kind of thorn tree1.5.1Tree
sɔgɔgɔadv.1slowlyBɛɛ nɛ tɩɩ ŋ vɩvɛŋ ŋɩɩ sɔgɔgɔ?Why are you walking so slowly?4.3Behavior2loose, looselyƲ vɔɔ chʋga la sɔgɔgɔ nɛ.He tied the luggage loosely.
sɔgʋlɛvto tell (a story)Ʋ dɩa sɔgʋlɛ sʋnsɔgʋlʋŋ.He told a story yesterday
sɔgʋsɛloosenŊmɛŋ la sɔgʋsɔ nɛ.The rope is loose.
sɔjaamɩŋnacacia1.5.1Tree
sɔlɔnfish trap6.4.5.3Fishing equipment
sɔmcffʋɩɩkurumsiyeuusurumadv. peacefully, quietlyHɔŋ sɔm!Sit quietly!4.3Behavior