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vɩɩŋɛvto stir (liquid)id. Ba tʋɔsaa vɩɩŋa nɛ.They are very very sad.1.3Water
vɩɩrɛvto whip, lash, beatMɩ jaŋ vɩɩrɛ bile.I will thrash the child.4.7.7Punish
vɩl vɩladv.very loudƲ ŋmoo niiŋ vɩl vɩl.He cried out at the top of his voice.3.5.6.5Cry, tear
vɔgɛvto be satisfied, full upMɩ dii kʋlʋŋ yʋgɛ, mɩ vɔgɔ nɛ.I ate lots of TZ, I am full up.2.1.8.2Stomach
vɔŋvto refuse, depriveƲ sʋl gɛrɩŋ mɩ vɔmʋ.He begged for a cloth but I refused him.3.3.2.2Refuse to do something
vɔɔcfgulvto tie up, wrap around, to put onVɔɔ daasɩ la hɛ dɔŋɔ.Tie the stakes together.7.5.4Tie
vɔɔlɔnfibre
vugi vugiadv.sound of windPeliŋ ka ŋaa nɛ vugi vugi.The wind is howling.1.1.3.1Wind
vugumo vugumoadjin a state of commotion, confusionYuosuŋ nɛ sie, leriŋ kala ŋaa vugumo vugumo.People are fighting and the whole place is in confusion.3.4.2.5Confused
vuno vunocfgulliadjround, circularPupoiŋ niiŋ ŋaa vuno vuno nɛ.The mouth of the pot is round.8.3.1.6Round
vurigivto fall into, break into a hole accidentallyŊ jaŋ vurigo tuu bʋa.You will unexpectedly fall into a hole.7.8.1Break
vuugivto stir upKɛŋ lɩɩ la vuugi.Stir up the water.
vʋchɔɔŋnmud1.2.1Land
vʋgɛv1to foretell the future, practice soothsayingVʋgʋra yie vugɛ nɛ.A soothsayer foretells the future.2Person2to consult a soothsayerMɩ jaŋ mʋ vʋgɛ.I am going to consult a soothsayer.
vʋgʋmɛv1to be in a state of confusionLeriŋ kala vʋgʋma.The whole place is in a state of confusion.Ʋ nyuŋ vʋgʋma.He is confused.3.4.2.5Confused2to be sickMɩ vʋgʋma nɛ jɩnɩŋ. Today am sick.id. Ʋ tʋɔŋ vʋgʋma.He is sad.2.5.1Sick
vʋgʋransoothsayer (also vuruga)2Person
vʋgʋrʋ gʋalansoothsayer's dance4.2.4Dance
vʋgʋrʋ puruŋnsoothsayer's bag
vʋɩkpaarʋnperson who sacrifices, follower of traditional religion4.9Religion
vʋɩŋnshrine, fetish, juju4.9.8.1Idol
vʋlʋnvʋʋŋnmason wasp1.6.1.7Insect
vʋʋvto discuss (form of vʋʋrɛ)Baa vʋʋ wɩɩ nɛ.They are discussing some matter.3.5.1.2Talk about a subject
vʋʋrɛvto discuss, plot, decide (also vʋʋ)La jaŋ vʋʋrɛ a kpʋ bʋʋŋ la.We will all decide on killing the goat.3.5.1.2Talk about a subject