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wɩanyuŋnsky1.1Sky
wɩɩvhurt, acheMɩ nyuŋ wɩɩ nɛ.My head is aching.2.5Health2.5.1Sick2.2Body functions
Wɩɩchʋɔlanmonotheist (Christian or Moslem)4.9Religion
Wɩɩchʋɔlɛ dɩacfchɛɛchɩn1church4.9Religion2mosque4.9Religion3place of worship
wɩɩhɛɛsieseetempmidday (between 12pm and 1pm)Wɩɩhɛɛsiesee nɛ ʋ dɩa kɔ.He came midday yesterday.8.4.1Period of time
wɩɩhɛyɛtempafternoon8.4.1Period of time
WɩɩjarɩbakɔnMighty God4.9.1God
wɩɩjʋʋlʋŋn1sunset1.1.1Sun2west8.5.2Direction
wɩɩlɛvto be illƲʋ wɩɩlɛ nɛ, ʋ bɩ tɩntɩŋŋaa wuo tɩŋ.He is ill and cannot do any work.2.5Health2.5.1Sick
wɩɩmuluŋ/wɩɩmuluŋ sɩɩŋnsun1.1.1Sun
wɩɩnyaanɩŋnsunlight1.1.1Sun
wɩɩŋpl.wɩaan1word, thingWɩɩŋ deeŋ bʋbʋɔŋ nɛ bɛɛ?What is the meaning of this word?3.5.3.1Word2matter, business, actionƲ bɩ jaŋ ŋaa wɩɩkala.It does not matter.
wɩɩpɔsʋŋn1sunrise1.1.1Sun2east8.5.2.8North, south, east, west
wɩɩpɔsʋŋ nadiiŋnsouth (directions)8.5.2.8North, south, east, west
wɩɩpɔsʋŋ nagʋannorth (direction)8.5.2.8North, south, east, west
vto germinateJisii la ka wo nɛ.The groundnuts are germinating.6.2.3Plant a field
wogivto shellWogi kube la puruŋ ta ka dɩ la chaŋ.Shell the coconut so that we can eat it.
wogilivto force open lock or doorBa wogili boro la.They opened the door by force.
wogocfpɛɩadv.in vainŊ jaŋ mʋ lee la wogo.You will go there in vain.
-wogocf-tanɩɩrtsfxdifferent, strangekuoriwogo.different chief.8.3.5.2.3Different
wokunblacksmith chisel6.7Tool
wollivto shell (groundnuts)Mɩ jaŋ wolli jisiiŋ.I am going to shell some groundnuts.