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savgiveManipulation
saa1vdraw (water)Farming
saa2vfetch waterO naa saa nkyu lɩɩ Nkandina ba, lɩɩ fɛɛ nkyu man bʋ Kpandayɩ.He went to fetch water in Nkandina because there is no water in Kpandai.FarmingManipulation
saalɛvinsultReligion
saaluuborrowed word from Englishndress Dress and Adornment
saamʋ1adv1when (short for saŋa mʋ - "the time")Saamʋ nɩɩ mɛ ɔbɩlɩsa sa mɛ afulee mʋ nɩɩ n sɔɔ agyɩtɔ.When my boss gave me money, I bought food.Communication2thenBa kan sun mɛ mʋ, saamʋ n nyɛ taa moto mʋ dii.If they send me, then I will get the chance to ride.
saamʋ2connso that
saantɔnyam (type of)PlantFarmingAnimals and Plants
saawʋv1weepKabii mʋ ɩ saawʋ nɩn lɩɩ fɛɛ ɔ lɩɩ tɛɛ nɩn.The child is weeping because it fell on the ground.Health2cryKeyi man su, fʋ mɔɔ kɩyɛ.Stop crying, you have killed a mouse.Yɛgɛ kisu ɔnyɩn mee su.Stop crying, a man doesn't cry.Health
sabantalismanReligion
sagavhang
sakaragyebuningingerFarming
sakasakan1immunizationHealth2vaccination
sakasɛnscissors
salɛv1peelFan salɛ akutu mʋ kɛ a gyi.Peel the oranges for us to eat.Food Preparation/ConsumptionFarming2carveCrafts
salɛsaadjcarving (tool)Kakyɔɔ salɛsa nɩɩ ba taa salɛ kɩpɩn.They use the carving tool to carve the mortar.
sanvremain
saŋantime (general term, periods, specific)Saŋa mɔɔ an biti an gyaŋɛ kɩkpaara sʋ?At what time do we meet in the house?Time
saŋa gbɛrɛɛn1momentTime2short timeBa maa taasɛ mʋ asɩn mʋ nɩɩ ɔ fɛ nfɛrɛɛ saŋa gbɛrɛɛ pɔyɩ ɔ lɛɛ kɔnɔ.When he was asked a question, he thought for a short time before he gave the answer.Time3instantTime
saŋa kɩtɔwɛvtell the timeTime
saŋa kʋ1advsometimesSaŋa kʋ n natɛ nɩn n kpe ɔfɩsɛ tɔ.Sometimes I walk to the officeTime2nsome timeƆ daa ɔ bʋ nfɩɩ saŋa kʋ.He was here for some time.Time
saŋa mɔɔsaamɔɔadvwhenSaŋa mɔɔ nɩɩ fii biti fʋ bwii Tamale?When do you go back to Tamale?Time
saŋa mʋ dɩdaa mʋnthose daysrefers to the pastTime
saŋɛvuntie