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sojamnsoldieringSojam lie sheli.Soldiering is difficult.
soo1nhorseSoo wre feni kpɔɔ.The horse is running fast.2vjoinU jele na ka la fuŋga ki soo.His leg was broken, but now it is rejoined.3advwithout troubleU sɛ kaa kre ni mu ndru mu pan na ki ni soo.He went with the car and came back without any trouble.4vburntFinye ŋga mu fɔ kre soo pee.The yam you put in the fire is burnt completely.
sookaanchariotSookaa ni fawolo naa shie ŋɔnɔ.Old time people were riding chariots to war.
sooloonjointU lɛlɛm tia u sooloe u yaa.His age makes his joints pain him.
soonduufunnhorse back rider
soorivburning or cookingWra yo mbo chiin yiree wa na soori kahnun na.He said the soup was burning on the fire.
sosoondiarrhoeaU sosoo kre u da; ki tia u chɔɔn.His diarrhoea has affected him too much, so that he has become thin.
sowɔɔnblack horseNyanyɛble wre na nduu sowɔɔ wre na.The young man climbed on the black horse.
sɔfunpriest, pastorFunŋga sɔfue plɛ swa chaa mu wɛ Nyiɛkpɔɔ kee na.Now some pastors desire money more than God's Word.
sɔfumnwork of a pastorSɔfum tnumu Kumi tuni fuŋga.Kumi is now doing a pastoral work.
sɔkrɔadvweak, despondentPe lo kumu kre tia pe tni sɔkrɔ sɔkrɔ.Because of their mothers death they were despondent.
sɔlɔnstepMna na kaa kolo we pe sɔɔlɛɛ jijire.From here to the lorry road is four paces.
sɔndɔadjto be weakPɔ wre wɛɛri bleshiin ŋga nu; ki tia u sɔndɔ.The child has been hot for two days; that's why he is weak.
sɔŋgɔnrowSɔŋgɔ nunu chom falifun wre ja mu fali aŋga.The farmer has been able to weed only one row today.
sɔɔ1nMuslimNdo Kwasi drɔba pe sɔɔ.Ndo Kwasi's driver is a Muslim.2vcookBoŋgrɛ sɔɔ wee nyu mu wɛ bibre na.Cooked groundnuts are better than raw ones.3advslowlyU yaa; ki tia u nyaari sɔɔ.She is sick and so she is walking slowly.
sɔɔlɛɛnstepsPe haa nsra le na fimi ni. Na pre na fimi we pe sɔɔlɛɛ lafaa.They weren't far away as they were about 100 steps away.
sɔɔnriv1remindNa nyjila waa da mbe mu ni sɔɔnri.When the time arrives, remind me.2rememberNa maa sɛ mu chia mu o sɔɔnri.When you go to your town, remember us.
sɔɔnrɔnenthusiasmPe u tɛɛlɛ chichie, a nde u sɔɔnrɔ n ku.They have insulted him a lot, but his enthusiasm has not died down.
sɔplɛadvvery weakU tnumu tun chiin mu sɛ pe sɔplɛ.He worked too much and became weak.
sran1sacrificeSɔɔlɔ pre na nduulo na mbaala tɛɛ mna sra wɔ yefuŋgo ble.The Muslims use bulls and sheep for sacrifice on Ramadan.2snuffPe sra le sragbolo kre nu a ki nyi.They put snuff in its container and it is full.3wearinessNi tnumu tun chiin a sra wɔ ni na.I have worked for so long that I'm weary of it.
sragbununaltarAbraham na u pɔ Isaki pɔ mna taa sragbuɛnlɛɛ yire na.Abraham tied his son Isaac on an altar.
sraraansaw for cuttingSraraa ni kapinta tnumu tuni.A carpenter works with a saw.
srawɔvmake a sacrificeSrawɔ tnumu kre, kɛɛ ne e kɛ ki yi.I am giving the service of a priest as a gift.
srawɔŋgɔntiresomeKi ble kre we pe krɔkuɔn ble, na kanyana na srawɔŋgɔ ble.That day will be a day of wrath, and a day of suffering and very tiresome.
srawɔɔvoffering a sacrificePan e srawɔɔ kre we pe na falifun sro yi.So your sacrificing is like a farmers food.