Kasem - English


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za₁ [L ] B1 (impf: zae; past: zaga) v change, go back on { n za n boboŋa you change your mind. | n za n wo you repent | n za n ni you are two-mouthed | Za n kikia yam! Change your behaviour! } (domain: 9.1.1.2 - Become, change state, 4.8.4.6 - Repent, 3.2.5.8 - Change your mind, 4.3.8 - Change behavior.) [ der. ni-zɛ ]
za₂ [H ] B1 (impf: zae; past: zaga) v scratch
za₃ [M ] A2 v 1throw up and down 2change over, turn over { O za sunwi sem. She turned over the groundnuts. }
za₄ [M ] pt just, even, anyway { O za ná wo tu, dé wó vo. Even if he doesn't come, we will go. } cf: ze.
zaane₁ [R ] A1 v welcome, greet { A zaane-m. Welcome!--to one | A zaaba. Welcome!--to many }
zaane₂ [H ] DE 1n generosity, blessing, grace { Wɛ wó ke zaane n yuu ne. May God bless you. } (domain: 6.8.3.2 - Generous, 4.9.4.3 - Bless, 4.3.4 - Do good to.) 2adv generously, as a free gift, in grace, blessing { O pɛ-ne zaane. He gave it to me as a gift. | O ke-ne zaane. He treated me generously. } (domain: 6.8.3.2 - Generous, 4.9.4.3 - Bless, 4.3.4 - Do good to.)
zaane₃ DE/YA n spiritual trap set by use of medicine { che zaana set traps } (domain: 4.3.4.1 - Do evil to.)
zaane₄ dialect of zaangwoli
zaangwoli [LH ] DE/YA (dialect: zaane) (from gwoli) n club with heavy weighted (metal) end
zage [M ] A1 v cut down, harvest { Ba wora ba zage mena. They are harvesting millet. } (domain: 7.8.3 - Cut, 6.2.5 - Harvest.)
zambane DE n offence, slander { zamban-nyem slanderer }
zambili DE/YA n necklace of large beads (domain: 5.4.1 - Jewelry.)
zamese A1 v study, learn, teach { Ba wora ba zamese tɔnɔ. They are learning to read. | O wora o zamese-ba tɔnɔ. He is teaching them to read and write. } syn: kara. (domain: 3.6 - Teach, 3.2.2 - Learn, 2.6.4.2.1 - Rear a child, 3.2.2.1 - Study.) [ der. zenzamso ]
zane [L ] A1 (other spelling: zam) v 1mash, squeeze, knead, crumble, mix (domain: 7.7.5 - Rub, 7.5.3 - Mix.) 2search by feeling with fingers (domain: 7.6.1 - Search.)
zanzam [HH ] adj many, much syn: dedɛ. (domain: 8.1.3.1 - Many, much.)
zaŋe [L ] A1 1v get up, stand up, arise, wake up { A bane zaŋe. My anger is aroused.. } (domain: 5.7.3 - Wake up, 7.2.2.4 - Move up.) 2v aux start off, initiate { O zaŋe o kɛ. He set off. | Yé zaŋe n chɔge kolokolo. Don't spoil anything. } (domain: 8.4.6.1 - Start something, 9.4.1.2 - Aspect--dynamic verbs.) [ ban-zɔŋɔ ]
Zaŋgeɔ n Hausa_person
Zaŋgwɛɛne n Hausa_language
zara₁ [R ] KA/SE n woven grass mat
zara₂ KA/SE n biting fly sp. (domain: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)
zare [H ] A1 v wash, clean
zareme v wear-out (domain: 8.3.7.8 - Decay.) [ der. -zenzware ]
zaza adv all of a sudden
ze pt 1even (if) { N ze ná vei. Even if you go. } 2however, no matter how, in any way { Badunu ze bugi tei, ko báa jeini gaa baŋa ne. No matter how tired the Badunu (bird) is, it will not settle on a blade of grass.; We are all different and have different needs and standards. } cf: za.
zeeri [M ] A1 v hold in the hand, handle { O zeeri tampɔgɔ. He held a bag. } cf: zei.