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shaməʃámə̂v1to shrink (back to the original position)Fɨəyn zafə ətəynke ə pɨə̂yn shamə naʼà àkɨm.The injured leg has all shrink over the night.2fade outMbà sətəynse ə kɛse shamə̂.The clouds have diminished again.
shaynʃāɲvshout in a loud and uncontrolled wayÈ shayn apɔŋ naʼà pîndè vɛ è tàyn kwɨ̂tè.He gave a sudden shout that startled everyone.
shaynteʃáɲtêvto harvest sth. immature, such as sugar-caneMbɔ̀lɔʼse ə nə̀yn m vɛ m ŋamne shaynte sɔ̀plə̀ mətəynme ndɔ̀ʼɔ m pi.Cows have made me to harvest the maize immaturely.
-shàʼaʃàʔāqwhow many (1-19)
shèmʃèmFrom EnglishshamevshameGhàyn shèm vəyn ə è maʼa ghɛ təyn.Ypu people should bring shame on him so he can stop the act.eshêmēʃêmv.n5act of putting to shameshêmzèshêmè
shə̂1ʃə̂word used to express foreknowledgeÈ tè pànə chiə gho sə ndo se shə̂ zoyn mə ò kɛsə mô va vəyn.He hated you for nothing, how much more of it now that you no longer visit him.
shə̂2ʃə̂Der. of shətevtrimPə̀yn zhɔ̂nə gho vɛ ə sə.Bring those fingernails for trimming.
shəmsēʃə̄mn10maize mixed with beans that is used in funeralsseshəmshəmse
shəteʃə́têvtrim lightlyTyə̀yn zhɔynnə ghɔ vɛ vɛ əm shətə.Show those your finger nails let me trim them.shə̂2ʃə̂vtrimPə̀yn zhɔ̂nə gho vɛ ə sə.Bring those fingernails for trimming.
shəyn1ʃə́ɲn9/10bagseshəynshəynse
shəyn2ʃə́ɲn9/10pocketseshəynshəynse
shəyn ə pfɨ̀ʃə̂ɲə̂pfɨ̀n.p9/10bag made of skinseshəyn sə pfɨ̀sèshəyn sə pfɨ̀sè
shəʼʃə̄ʔn9/10inchseshəʼ
shə̀ʼ1ʃə̀ʔn9/10geckoseshə̀ʼshə̀ʼse
shə̀ʼ2ʃə̀ʔvstrain (food)Ə paʼà nyə̀m shəʼ pfɨ̀ə̀m.The Flour is not yet strained.ashyə̀ʼāʃʲə̀ʔv.n7/81sifter2k.o. musical instrumenteshyə̀ʼshyə̀ʼkèshyə̀ʼvèshyə̀ʼàshyə̀ʼèshə̀ʼtèʃə̀ʔtèvstrain (usu. a small quantity)Kwùʼə shə̀ʼte ke luʼ əmpfɨ̀ŋ nyi, m ngəsə ndamə va paynke.Sieve just a small quantity of flour, I am not cooking much fufu.
shə̀ʼə̀le1ʃə̀ʔə̀lên9/10k.o. containerseshə̀ʼə̀lêshə̀ʼə̀lêse
shə̀ʼə̀le2ʃə̀ʔə̀lên9/10unit of measurementseshə̀ʼə̀lêshə̀ʼə̀lêse
shəʼteʃə́ʔtêvchokeÈ pìə è wamne pəyn kûmə̀ èkwu ətəynze shəʼtə̂ kəndò.She choked every time she wants to talk about the death.eshəʼteēʃə́ʔtêv.n5chokingshəʼtêzèshəʼtêe
shə̀ʼtèʃə̀ʔtèDer. of shə̀ʼ2vstrain (usu. a small quantity)Kwùʼə shə̀ʼte ke luʼ əmpfɨ̀ŋ nyi, m ngəsə ndamə va paynke.Sieve just a small quantity of flour, I am not cooking much fufu.
shi1ʃi᷅n9/10gizzardseshishise
-shi2ʃīafirst (for nouns of cl. 1-19)
shi3ʃīv1sharpenÒ tɔ̂ʼnə̀ è nyi fɛ, fe nyi mə m kwuʼ shi ndò.Watch out with that knife for I have just sharpened it.2scratchƏ wâmnə̀ sê vəyn è shi kə èwiyn.He keeps scatching his body as they are talking to him.ashi1āʃīāʃīv.n7/81brush2sharpenereshishikeshiveshiashieshiteʃítêv1scratch lightlyShite mi ətsɨ̂m.Scratch me on the back lightly2sharpen lightlyƏ paʼà nyə̀m shite fɛ ətəyn.The machete is not yet sharpened lightly.
shìʃìvplay (intr)Ghənə ə zɨsê shîə kə nyi tuʼve ə pə̀ chiə.They spent the whole day playing till night fall.eshîēʃîv.n5/131game2joke3playteshîshîzèshîtèshîeshìtèʃìtèvplayƏ shite ndù ke sechə nyi m vɛ m ndô.They played only for a short while and I left.wùshìəwùʃìəv.n1/21playmate2playerghɨshiə
shîʃîdemthose (for nouns of cl. 10)shiə
shi atuʃiatuv.pto be worried aboutÈ pi nə zhi shiə va tuke eghɛ zhize.He said he is not worried about anything.