Vernacular - English
venea shrine, village idol126.96.36.199Idol
verigito spread, get bigger (wound)Bile naawɩɩl la verige nɛ.The child's sore got bigger.2.5Health2.5.1Sick2Person
vɛŋto walkƲ vɛnɛ mʋ dɩa.He walked home.188.8.131.52Walk
vɛ́sɛ́to grip and pull with force, to jerkKɛŋ ŋmɛŋ la vɛsɛ.Pull the rope. viegito faintBile tele nɛ a viegi.The child and fainted.
vigi1to throw violentlyVige ta!Throw it away!184.108.40.206Throw2to fanMʋ vigi nyiniŋ.Fan the fire!
vigisishake, form of vɩgɩlɛKasɩŋŋaa vigisi ba gugonnuŋ sɛmɛ dɔŋɔ.The Kasena people played the drums very loudly in another place.220.127.116.11Shake
viirito go away, depart, go homeMɩɩ viiri nɛ.I am going home.18.104.22.168Go
viisi1to lash out, take a swing atƲ viisimi puri.He lashed out at me, but missed.2to wag sth., move sth. aboutNɛŋ yie viviisi ʋ doho.The cow is always swishing its tail.
villito walk up and down, round and round.Baal la mʋ chɩŋ lee la a vivilli.The man stayed there and walked up and down. vɩ̀acfkɩsɛ1to refuse sth. ( cf. baanɛ 2)Ʋ saa kʋlʋŋ pɩmɛ, mɩ vɩa.She cooked TZ for me, but I refused it.2to tabooMɩɩ vɩa gɩlɩŋgaaŋ nɛ.I taboo the crow.
-vɩaraaclan (with common taboo)hɛnvɩaraaclay pot clan22.214.171.124.1Taboo
vɩgɩlɛwriggle, thrash (head and shoulders, also vigisi)Mɩ kɛŋ bile ʋ vɩgɩla laa ʋ tɩtɩa.I caught the child, but he wriggled himself free. vɩɩlɛto be soakDuonuŋ kpʋmɛ mɩ kala vɩɩlɛ.Rain beat me and I am soaked with water.