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1sewàn9/10cupwàse
2sewàn9/10unit of measurement (equivalent to 1 cup full)wàse
wàawà:ideosound made by a sudden and brief rainfall or the pouring of grainsÈ nji pə̂yn è kwunə təynghe ə tsɨ̀nə̀ sɨsə̀ tsosə kə ə chi nə wàa.He brought in the beans and just poured it on the ground wàa.Can be repeated several times
wàendaʼwàèndāʔsewà se ndaʼsen9/10traditional cupunspec. var.wà atàwà se ndaʼse
wafwāfv1to divert; go diagonallyÈ zɨ chî nə ə kyiŋə vəyn ə wafə.The moment he heard that we were looking for him, he diverted his course.2to hang (bag)Kə̂ ghàyn tom wùə vɛ è waf shəyn fɨ̀mə zɛ.Do not send that person hanging the black bag.wafleVar. ofwaplevput diagonally,wrapwafteVar. ofwaptevdivert repeatedlywaplevput diagonally,wrapwaptevdivert repeatedly
waflewáflêvto put diagonally; to wrapNjiə fo pɨ̀lə̀ngê zɨmzè ə m wafle.Give my blanket let me wrapmy body with.Der. of waf
waftewáftêvto divert repeatedlyÈ waftə̂ kwiə tsɛ̂ kəndò se ndù fumə.He diverts all times to go there.Der. of waf
wàlèwàlèvto drizzle (for a short time)È pəyn ashìŋə̀ kɛ ghol zɛ fè wàlə tso ətəyn. He came at the time the rain was drizzling.
wamwāmvto lieÈ pɨs wâm àkaŋ sê mi nə è səʼə ndò.He lied to me in the morning that he is going to the bush.wamtevtell many lies
waməwámə̂vto crack (calabash, reed, etc)È tu əmo ə fetəm mə fe ə wamə̂. He carried water in a cracked calabash container.ewaməv.n5/13cracktewaməwaməzèwamətewaməe
wamtewámtêvto tell many liesƏ pânə̀̀ vəyn kûmə̀ ekwaŋ vɛ è tè kwì wamte kumə mi.
They now hate him because of the lies he went round telling about me.
Der. of wam
wam wamə̂ ~wámwámə̂~v.auxto behave or talk deceitfullyÈ pə̀yn fâyn wam wamə̂ pìə nə zhi pɨəyn ə wàs.He came here and was lying that he slept in the hospital.
waŋwāŋv1to scatter (tr); to spread (leaves, etc)Ə̀ fu tə mkàʼ tɨnə fà waŋ ndè?Who have scattered these leaves here?2to be coveredFu tə mkàʼtè nyi mə tə waŋ luʼ ətəynve ekɨ̂m.The whole place is covered by leaves.waŋtevspread out (e.g. maize) (tr)
wàŋwàŋv1to spread (grains)Njì kwɨyn ghɛ ə gho wâŋà tɛ ndayn ə̂ mi əsi.Take those beans and spread them along before me.2to sprinkleGhàyn waŋ môm fɛ embàs.You should sprinkle water on the vegetables.wàŋtèvsprinkle
waŋtewáŋtêvto spread out (e.g. maize) (tr)Ə ò pìə ò zanə sèsɔ̀f sətəynse, ò waŋtə̂ ndò kə se mbas zom.When you are to dry the maize, spread it out so that it should quickly get dry.Der. of waŋ
wàŋtèwàŋtèvto sprinkleWàŋte môm ətəyn kə ze pɨəyn ə ze ə zɨ̂tə̀.Sprinkle water on it so that it can remain fresh overnight.Syn.wəteDer. of wàŋ
waŋ waŋa ~wáŋwáŋâ~v.aux1sound uncontrolledKə ghàyn fɨyn puʼ èfɨa vɛ ve waŋ waŋa kûmə̀ zâ!Stop playing those things that sound so uncontrollably.2to be lacking in harmonyFɨa vɛ sɔ sè waŋ waŋa kûmə̀ zâ?Why are those things lacking in harmony that much?
wànə̀ wùəchiwànə̀wùə̀tʃīn.p9strokeSyn.mbàŋà wùəchi
waplewáplêvto put diagonally; to wrapNjiə fo pɨ̀lə̀ngê zɨmzè ə m wafle.Give my blanket let me wrapmy body with.Var.wafleDer. of waf
waptewáptêvto divert repeatedlyÈ waptə̂ kwiə tsɛ̂ kəndò se ndù fumə.He diverts all the times to go there.Var.wafteDer. of waf
waptə kwìwáptə᷇kʷìv.pto take and indirect courseM pɨs wapte kwì ndò.I travelled in an undefined direction this morning.Var.waftə̂ kwì
wàswàssewàsn9/10hospitalSyn.ndɛe fùwàsè
wàspitàwàspítàsewàspitàn9/10hospitalwàspitàsèFrom Englishhospital
wà tsowàtsōv.pto fall heavily for a short timeÈ pəyn ashìŋə̀ kɛ ghol zɛ fè wà tso ətəyn. He came at the time that the brief but heavey rain fell.
waylewàʲlèvto do something rapidlyNɛ̂ pì nə ò wayle zhi ndu kə ə ndò.Your mother said that you should eat rapidly so that we can go.