Vernacular - English
sinsinniŋcarelessness, negligence siŋto be bereaved, become an orphanŊ nyɩmma sʋba, ŋ jaŋ siŋ.If your father dies, you will be an orphan. siriready, preparedƲ ŋaa siri nɛ dʋʋ chɛ tɩntɩŋŋaa.He is available for employment. siyeuucffʋɩɩkurumsɔmsurumvery quietJaŋ kala ŋaa siyeuu nɛ.The whole village is very quiet. sɩwhich, who, whose, that, used to mark a relative clause.Joŋ kʋ la sɩ cheye pɩmɛ.Give me the thing that is spoiled. sɩ́do not! (used for neg. command)Sɩ́ dɩa mʋ.Do not go home.Pɔ dʋʋ sɩ́ kɔ.Make sure he does not come. sɩ̀ (only used in past form)to sayƲ sɩ ŋmaŋŋaa dii ʋ jisiiŋ nɛ.He said the monkeys had eaten his groundnut.
sɩbʋrʋŋlocal yeast (dried pito-foam)