Sisaala - English
zaara already Ba nɛ mɩ zaara na. I have already seen them.
zalɩŋ a pile of calabash in a net that is hanging down from somewhere 5.1 Household equipment
zawʋra entrance room to compound, porch 220.127.116.11 House
zɛbɛɛ folded over Ʋ gɛrɩfehe ŋaa zɛbɛɛ nɛ. His pocket is (torn and) folded over.
zɛmbɛ treachery, treason, betrayal 2 Person
zɛmbɛ tɩɩna treacherous person, tale bearer 2 Person
zigili 1 to panic Dɩa nɛ tele mɩ nyuŋ zigili. A house collapsed and I panicked. 18.104.22.168 Shake 2 to shake, tremble Tinteeŋ kala zigile nɛ. There was an earthquake
zil to respect sb., to show kindness Nɩalɩŋ ka zil kuoro nɛ woruŋ. The people respect the chief very much. 4.3 Behavior
zile 1 honour, respect 4.5.5 Honor 2 kindness 4.3 Behavior
zinziŋ very heavy Hɔɔ la yuŋie zinziŋ. The metal is very heavy.
zɔlɔ cf -gbaŋa one hundred, one penny (obsolete)
-zɔmʋŋ good, nice, beautiful thing hazɔmʋŋ a very nice woman 8.3.7 Good
zɔŋ to be good, nice, beautiful Mɩ dɩa zɔmɔ, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ nʋʋkala kʋkɔ mɩ teeŋ. My house is beautiful, that is why everyone comes to me. 8.3.7 Good
zuu large, heavy, clumsy Nɛŋ la nyuŋ ŋaa zuu nɛ. The cow’s head is large and heavy. 8.1 Quantity
zuuri to respect, to honour Ba kɛnʋ zuuri nɛ. They are showing him respect. 4.5.5 Honor
zʋaa very weak Ʋ yaraa kala ŋaa zʋaa nɛ. His whole body is weak. 2.5 Health 2.5.1 Sick
zʋaa zʋaa slowly, weakly Bɛɛ nɛ tɩɩ ŋ vɩvɛŋ zʋaa zʋaa? Why are you walking so slowly? 2.5 Health
zʋgʋlɛ cf lɩɛrɛ to lose weight, be sickly Bile bɩ waa, aŋ ka ʋ naaŋ kɛŋ luoruŋ, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ ʋ zʋgʋlɛ. The child had not been weaned yet, when his mother became pregnant again, that is why he lost weight. 2.5 Health 2.5.1 Sick
zʋɔrɛ to light fire Chol nyiniŋ a zʋɔrɛ yaŋ la Get some fire and light the grass. 5.5 Fire