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Tampulma - English
vaam-safront leg (of an animal)Buun ti vaam wa zen.The front leg of a goat is not big. Vagla sɛmaVagla languageVagla sɛma chi Tampulimnɛ.The Vagla language is like the Tampulma one. vahavasadogVasa taa chɔ kaaliu.The dogs have run away. val lalakato walk quicklyTila wau aa val lalaka.Tika is coming and walking quickly. valijourneyVali bɔmu.It is difficult to make a journey. vawɔlmale dogVawɔl ti ya kipulimnɛ.The male dog is a white one. vɛ baalto divorce a husbandHaan ti vɛ o baal tiu.The woman has divorced her husband. vɛ dosoto be carelessI vɛ doso i kaa chelu.If you aren’t careful, you will fall down. vɛ haanto divorce a wifeTa wa vɛ i haan.Do not divorce your wife. vɛ hiisato avoid shameHar kaa vɛ hiisa.Try to escape shame. vɛ hulito be not dryTagta tii vɛɛ huli.The shirt is not dry. vɛ kpak sahato not have timeIi vɛ kpak saha daha, yaa wa la dooniu.Because you did not have time, we did not go there. vɛ nyɛ jirimato be disrespectfulI vɛɛ nyɛ nara wa jirima, chen wa wer.It is not good to not show respect. vɛ ŋɔ wutito be untruthfulO wa werwa nar vɛɛ ŋɔ wuti.It is not good to not tell the truth. vɛ ya yɛdato distrustBaa vɛ ya baal wa yɛda daha, ba waa zi tum un.Because they did not trust the man, they did not send him. vɛ zaami dɔŋato not greetMa vɛɛ zaami dɔŋa chen wa wer.It is not good to not greet one another. vɛ zimito be ignorantI vɛ zimi i kaa chelu.If you are ignorant, you will fall. vɛku-sadawadawa porridgeAsana niina ya vɛkurɛ.Asana’s mother has prepared some dawadawa porridge. vɛnvɛna-sapito porridgeBorche ya vɛnvɛna niinumnɛ.Borche prepared some pito porridge. vɛtivɛtimuddyNyinbaan ti du vɛtivɛtirɛ.The road is muddy. vii2-nabicycle wheelCheche vii malɛ ya aŋmɛniwa?How much does a bicycle wheel cost? viigito shake, to wobbleI cheche vii ti viigiu.Your bicycle wheel is wobbling. viu seeto turn one’s eyes awayViu i see kaa ka ba.Turn your eyes away from them. vɔuto tieKpa ŋmɛn a vɔu.Tie it up with a rope. vɔwito carry on the backBe tii daŋni vɔwi kinkannɛ.The baby very much likes to be carried on the back.