3.4.1.3. Surprise

bwie ɔnɔid. ofbwieɔnɔ 2v.to amazeYesu lonu ɩnɩ a, ɩlobwieɔnɔ.When Jesus heard this he was speechless with amazement.Ɔnɔ labwie mɩ, tsufɛ mmɔkʋ wun ɩnɩ odu kɩ. I was speechless (with amazement) because I had not seen this kind of thing before.3.4.1.3Surprise
ee2êːʔinterj.exclamation3.4.1.3Surprise3.5.1.1.1Shout
ɛhɛɛnɛ́hɛːinterj.Yes! (empahtic)3.4.1.3Surprise9.4.6Yes
gbloog͡bloːinterj.crash!cfkploosplat3.4.1.3Surprise2.3.2.3Types of sounds
gblaag͡blaːʔinterj.Splat!3.4.1.3Surprise2.3.2.3Types of sounds
iye2iyéinterj.exclamation of surprise3.4.1.3Surprise3.5.1.1.1Shout
kplook͡ploːinterj.splatcfgbloocrash3.4.1.3Surprise2.3.2.3Types of sounds
la2 v.1to do something again3.5.1.2.6Repeat8.4.6.6.1Again2to unexpectedly occurAnsigyi amʋ fɛ́ɛ́ lɛla damlɩ ansɩpɛpɛ. All the happiness unexpectedly turned to trouble.3.4.1.3Surprise
oo1óːinterj.Oh! an exclamation indicating surprise3.4.1.3Surprise9.2.7Interjections
saasâːʔ dial. var.sanyaScnj.unfortunately and unexpectedlyAtaa lɛkɩ mʋ sika, saa mʋ sika mɔfʋn. Ataa looked at her money, alas, it wasn't enough.Brɛa nɔyɔ a, saa mʋ ɛ ɔba, sʋ anɩ lefia aba ɔkpatɔ. The time that I went, unexpectedly he also came so we met each other on the road.Nofwi ogya amʋ kasian metsii, saa ngya amʋ mɔkʋ wʋlɩ. I fanned the fire unsuccessfully, it didn't flame. Unfortunately, the wood was not dry yet.3.4.1.3Surprise
tsii opunit͡síː opúni comp. oftsii2 1opuni1 2v.to be startledtsiiopunifrighten youBrɛa olonu okitikiti amʋ a, opuni letsii mʋ.When he heard the noise, he was frightened.3.4.1.3Surprise3.4.2.4Afraid
wa wanwanwá wã́wãʔcomp. ofwa2 2wanwander. ofwan 1REDUP2v.to amaze someoneƖlawawanwan.It amazed me.3.4.1.3Surprise
wanŋʷãʔv.1to be startled or scaredAlaha mɩ nawan.He has made me startled.Nyankpʋ amʋ lokpie kʋklʋ sʋ lɛha anɩlɔwan.It thundered loudly so it startled us.3.4.1.3Surpriseder.wanwansurprise amazement2to suddenly do something; used with other verbs in a serial verbph. v.wan kʋsʋwan tsinki3to get something in a scramble of peopleNawan awun du.I got ten shillings (when tossed in a scramble)Nɔtswɩ mango amʋ ha nyebi amʋ ánɩ́ bʋwan, ɔha ánɩ́ olenya mʋ́ a, alatsu.I threw the mango for the children to scramble for; the one that gets it, he should take it.7.2.1.2Move quickly7.3.3.1Take something from somewhere
wanwanŋʷã́ŋʷã(H) wãwãʔder. ofwan 1REDUP2n.surpriseOyin amʋ bwɛhɛ, lawa mɩ wanwan, tsufɛ mmeyin ánɩ́ alɩ ogyi nɩ.The man's behaviour amazed me because I did not known that he was like that.Oyin amʋ bwɛhɛ, lawa mɩ wanwan, tsufɛ mmeyin ánɩ́ otowi atɔ.The man's behaviour amazed me because I didn't known that he is a thief.cfifu1fear3.4.1.3Surprisecomp.wa wanwanamaze