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awa n hour (domain: 8.4.4 - Telling time, 8.4.1.2.3 - Time of the day.)
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jawala KA/SE (dialect: yawala) n effort, industry ant: jawɔrɔ. (domain: 6.1.2.3.2 - Work hard.) [ der. jawale-nyeno ]
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jawale-nyeno (der. of jawala) n hard-working person (domain: 6.1.2.3.2 - Work hard, 4.1.2 - Types of people.)
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nawaaro [MH ] O/BA n mature man, still fit and strong cf: nɔn-kweo.
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naware n parapet wall of flat roof { N ná lage doa, ka wó ne n nawara ne. If you long for rain, it will fall on your parapet walls. }
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nɔn-sawaara (der. of -sawɔrɔ) n pl giants
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taale₁ [M ] A1 v clear away, take what little remains; give a token share { Taalem gare kateiga. Eating t.z. with too little sauce is better than eating it with no sauce.; Half a loaf is better than no bread. } (domain: 7.3.3.1 - Take something from somewhere, 8.1.7.2 - Lack, 7.2.3.1 - Move away.)
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yawala dialect of jawala n effort
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-sawɔrɔ KO/TE (pl: -sawaaro) adj bound tall and strong, giant-like (domain: 8.2 - Big.) [ der. nɔn-sawaara ]
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baŋwae [MH ] (ph. v. of ba6, ŋwae) v st be far away, distant (domain: 8.2.6.1 - Far.)
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chapogo KO/TE n Dawadawa pod (domain: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) cf: suŋu, soŋo.
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chepogo [LM ] KO/TE n husk of Dawadawa fruit (domain: 1.5 - Plant.)
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chere [M ] A1 v 1erode, wear away, wipe away { Doa kam mage ka chere. The rain has worn (it) away. } (domain: 1.3.2.1 - Flow, 7.9.1 - Damage.) 2shape, sculpt, fashion (domain: 6.6.2.7 - Working with stone, 8.3.8 - Decorated.) [ der. kandwa-chereno ]
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chɔ₂ [R ] (pl: chwa) n Fermented Dawadawa seeds (Dawadawa cheese) (domain: 5.2.3.1.1 - Food from seeds.)
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chwa₁ pl. of chɔ n pl Dawadawa seeds (Locust bean) Dawadawa seeds (Locust bean) (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant.)
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chwooli A1 v scoop up, clear away, sweep away
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chwoori₁ [M ] A1 v 1pile up, rake, cover with earth { O chwoori weeru. She piled up the rubbish. } 2wash away, douse with water
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dáa [H ] loc away, at a distance { Véi dáa! Go away! } cf: dáane, da. [ der. dáa ne ]
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dege [L ] A3 v chase, drive away (domain: 7.3.3.4 - Chase away.)
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fere₁ [H ] A1 v 1whip, thresh, hit with something 2wipe away e.g. dust
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ga₂ C3 (impf: gara; past: gaga) v bail out, sweep away water
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gaao [M ] KO/TE (pl: gaaro) 1n bush-land, wild (non-domestic) { O vei gaao. He's gone out to the bush-land. } 2n grass, weeds, vegetation { ga-lɛɔ fresh grass | ga-puŋu flower | ga-cheiŋo strong weed sp | ga-korro dried grass, straw | ga-zuru plant } (domain: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.) 3loc away from home [ ga-kukura , ga-mena , ga-naao , ga-sugu , ga-teiri , ga-varem ]
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guguni [MM ] A1 v rub, scrub, clean away, polish { Ba n guguni zwolo kom n doge. Come and clean away the spiders web. }
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gwi [M ] A2 v 1turn away, upside down, inside out { Tete veiru mo gwi o tete. The night visitor turns himself away. | n gwi nɔɔno yiga you turn someone aside | n gwi nɔɔno boboŋa you dissuade someone } (domain: 7.2.2.6 - Turn.) 2turn one's head round (domain: 7.2.2.6 - Turn, 2.1.1 - Head.)
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haae exc shout to scare away birds (domain: 3.5 - Communication.)
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