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sel-aNounanimalKɔha sela nyɛn Mole kɔha ti ni.Bush animals live in the Mole Game Reserve.
sel tɔnNounanimal skinSel tɔn chɔ Bakuri dɛ ni.There is an animal skin lying in Bakuri’s room.
sel wɔl-aNounmale animalSela wɔla nyɛn ya dam ti ni.Some male animals live at our house.
sela bar yogliNounanimal marketKila sela bar yogli ti a la yau buun wa nyɛ min.Go to where they sell anmals and buy a goat and bring it to me.
sela dɛɛsiNounanimal breedingSela dɛɛsi weru.Breeding animals is a useful thing to do.
sela nyinbaan-asaNounanimal pathSela nyinbaannɛ ya tiŋ chen.We are following a path used by animals.
seriya nidiilinidiileNounjudge, lawyerSeriya nidiili nyɛn Tamale ni.There is a lawyer living in Tamale.
sɛɛNoundawadawa seedsSɛɛ malɛ kpoku lalaknɔ.Dawadawa seeds are costly now.
sɛɛm (-a)1adj.redSinsaak bilima nyɛnu kaa gil sinsaak sɛɛma.There are black ants and red ants.
sɛɛm (-a)2adj.ripeAbɛ sɛɛm chiŋɛ pasta Mosis ŋmaha.There is a ripe palm nut in Pastor Moses’ house.
sɛɛriVerbto be ripe (of fruit)Leemu ti ha waa sɛɛri.The orange is not yet ripe.
sɛɛsaVerbto vomitBe tii sɛɛsiu.The child is vomiting.
sɛhɛra tiinatimaNounwitnessAntii ya i sɛhɛra tiina a biksi di hin dɔ kin ti?Who is your witness to show that you own the thing?
sɛm3Verbto washKila a la sɛm i see ali pol naa ba yir Sailom chen.Go and wash in the pool which they call Siloam.
sɛm2-aNounwordBɔnɛ yaa sɛm sɛmau ali alizinsa wati.Some people are used to speaking to evil spirits.
sɛm1Verbto speak, to sayMa sɛm chɛchi nilɔɔlɛ taa ni ba chɛ la lɔ boola ali sukna dama ni.Tell the church singers to go and sing at the outdooring ceremony tomorrow.
sɛm seeVerbto wash one’s faceLa sɛm i see.Go and wash your face.
sɛma su nɔɔadj.trustworthyHaan ti sɛma su nɔɔ.The woman is trustworthy.
sɛmsɛmaNounspeechNyɛ ya la nu baal ti sɛmsɛma ti.Let is go and listen to the man’s speech.
sɛrsɛtaNountoadSɛr laa za kinkan ali sampɔta ni.The toad jumps more than other frogs.
siVerbto get upSi chiŋi yaa la.Get up and stand and we will go.
sibe zeneNounbig eyesO kpak sibe zenewa.He has big eyes.
sibiisibeeNouneyeballBaal ti sibee weru.The man’s eyeballs are nice.
sichiriNounsugarYau sichiri wa nyɛ min.Buy some sugar and bring it to me.
sichiri gum-aNounsugar cubeKin ti mɔglu a chi sichiri gum.The thing looks like a sugar cube.