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Tampulma - English
vaam-saNounfront leg (of an animal)Buun ti vaam wa zen.The front leg of a goat is not big.
Vagla sɛmaNounVagla languageVagla sɛma chi Tampulimnɛ.The Vagla language is like the Tampulma one.
vahavasaNoundogVasa taa chɔ kaaliu.The dogs have run away.
val lalakaVerbto walk quicklyTila wau aa val lalaka.Tika is coming and walking quickly.
valiNounjourneyVali bɔmu.It is difficult to make a journey.
vawɔlNounmale dogVawɔl ti ya kipulimnɛ.The male dog is a white one.
vɛ baalVerbto divorce a husbandHaan ti vɛ o baal tiu.The woman has divorced her husband.
vɛ dosoVerbto be carelessI vɛ doso i kaa chelu.If you aren’t careful, you will fall down.
vɛ haanVerbto divorce a wifeTa wa vɛ i haan.Do not divorce your wife.
vɛ hiisaVerbto avoid shameHar kaa vɛ hiisa.Try to escape shame.
vɛ huliVerbto be not dryTagta tii vɛɛ huli.The shirt is not dry.
vɛ kpak sahaVerbto not have timeIi vɛ kpak saha daha, yaa wa la dooniu.Because you did not have time, we did not go there.
vɛ nyɛ jirimaVerbto be disrespectfulI vɛɛ nyɛ nara wa jirima, chen wa wer.It is not good to not show respect.
vɛ ŋɔ wutiVerbto be untruthfulO wa werwa nar vɛɛ ŋɔ wuti.It is not good to not tell the truth.
vɛ ya yɛdaVerbto 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 dɔŋaVerbto not greetMa vɛɛ zaami dɔŋa chen wa wer.It is not good to not greet one another.
vɛ zimiVerbto be ignorantI vɛ zimi i kaa chelu.If you are ignorant, you will fall.
vɛku-saNoundawadawa porridgeAsana niina ya vɛkurɛ.Asana’s mother has prepared some dawadawa porridge.
vɛnvɛna-saNounpito porridgeBorche ya vɛnvɛna niinumnɛ.Borche prepared some pito porridge.
vɛtivɛtiNounmuddyNyinbaan ti du vɛtivɛtirɛ.The road is muddy.
vii2-naNounbicycle wheelCheche vii malɛ ya aŋmɛniwa?How much does a bicycle wheel cost?
viigiVerbto shake, to wobbleI cheche vii ti viigiu.Your bicycle wheel is wobbling.
viu seeVerbto turn one’s eyes awayViu i see kaa ka ba.Turn your eyes away from them.
vɔuVerbto tieKpa ŋmɛn a vɔu.Tie it up with a rope.
vɔwiVerbto carry on the backBe tii daŋni vɔwi kinkannɛ.The baby very much likes to be carried on the back.