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sɛwseLHv1scoff, mock or ridicule; to laugh at or make fun of someone or something2scorn; show strong contempt or angry disrespect to someone or somethingkeesɛwsesɛwsesɛwseesɛwseèsɛwsɛɛbu, wɛyse, cow, kensɛwse, mnwaŋ
skuuboskuuHLEnglishn1/2schoolŋwaʼ, yɛɛyi, n'yɛɛyi
soHv1win or be victorious in a match2conquer or defeat an opponentƐ ŋgay lɛ kɛ kebefɛ yaa soo fiɛɛ kɛ.And say that evil does not win any thing.keesososoosoòsoɛ
somMvtrample or smash with the feet to create fluids such as mud, oil, juicekeesomsomɛsomtesomtèsomɛɛtay, foy, lɛn
sonHv1glide2slide; to move or cause to move over a surface, while keeping continual contact3creep alongkeesonsonɛsonesonèsonɛɛ
soŋ1Mvcastrate; to remove the testicleskeesoŋsoŋɛsoŋkesoŋkèsonɛɛ
soŋ2Mv1mysterious way of stealing somebody’s property2stealing even someoneʼs strength or knowledgekeesoŋsoŋɛsoŋkesoŋkèsonɛɛ
soŋ3disoŋH.MHn5/13trumpet or horn; technically known as an aerophonetoŋ
Soŋ Diɛw Nooninpthe first unofficial news sheet of the Nooni language, written by various Noni contributors and printed throughout the 1990s and early years of 2000Keyoone kuw, no wo nu guy Soŋ Diɛw Nooni yin, keeyuw bontefe bô bosaaka bò buyte fô Nshii Díɛw Nooni le.Thank you for buying the Song Díɛw Nooni to hear the words of advice that are coming from the Nooni Language meeting.
soŋeLHvforce something out from a hole or container by using an object such as a small sticksoŋesoŋyisoŋyìsoŋyɛɛ
soo1MMv1remove from a trap2release or set free from confinement3undress; remove one’s clotheskeesoosoolɛsoolesoolèsolɛɛ
soo2HHv1crawl under2move through a narrow or small placekeesoosoolɛsoolesoolèsoolɛɛ
soocaanMHLLnum6, cardinal number sixmaaŋ, fɛɛ, tɛ, nɛ, tin, soocaan, sooshwiy, nyaŋ, bvuukɛ, yuufe,one, two three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten.
soo ɛkolɛMM MMMid1grieve or express sorrow2be ashamedWvú soo ɛkolɛ ɛ diese ɛ kpwe.She is very sad about the death of her husband.
soomLHv1sneak or crawl silently or secretly in order to be unnoticed2keep or conceal from the knowledge of otherskeesoomsoomɛsoomesoomèsoomɛɛ
sooseHHHv1congest, clog or make very crowded2pass something through a narrow placekeesoosesoosesooseesooseèsoosɛɛfiasaa, doose, fiatɛn
sooshwiyMMhlsoofwinum7, cardinal number sevenmaaŋ, fɛɛ, tɛ, nɛ, tin, soocaan, sooshwiy, nyaŋ, bvuukɛ, yuufe,one, two three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten.
sowMv1investigate2examine very critically and persistently3judge4criticisekeesowsowɛsowtesowtèsowɛɛkiisɛn, tasse
soyMvmiss getting somethingsoyɛsoytesoytèsoyɛɛ
soysɛnLHv1bypass; when used in connection with walking or a moving person, the sense is that they missed meeting each other2mismatchsoysɛnsoysenesoysenèsoysenɛɛ
sufe1LHv1dress with expensive or beautiful clothes and all kinds of body ornaments such as jewellery, cosmetics, etc2be arrayed or very nicely adorned3of a juju putting on dancing attirekeesufesufesuutesuutèsufɛɛ
sufe2LHvclear a farm with a hoesufesuutesuutèsufɛɛ
sumHv1buy back2cut3redeem; to set someone free by paying a ransom; buy the freedom of4stop a sickness5surety; to stand on behalf of someone to assume their debt and to guarantee or make sure their debt will be paidkeesumsumɛsumtesumtèsumɛɛ
sûmMvcover one’s face or body with a veil disguisekeesûmsûmɛsûmtesûmtèsûmɛɛ
sum ɛntelɛŋH LMHidcut in halftan