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wa1to comeVal lalaka aa wa.Walk quickly and come. wa deŋlito be not rightChenani i sɛm chen wa deŋli.What you said is not right. wa nɛɛgito be not clearSɔbi ti wa nɛɛgi.The writing is not clear. waato be coldWaa nyɛnu zinan.it is cold today. waache-sawrist watchLeenee baa yogli waachesa?Where do they sell wrist watches? waache vɔwito wear a wrist watchBakuri wara daŋni waache vɔwi.Bakuri doesn’t like wearing a wrist watch. waaki choonato boil shea nutsAnuha nyɛn sal ni aa waaki choona.Anuha is inside her compound boiling shea nuts. waaliwaalibutterflyBichesa daŋni waliwali wɛɛ.Children like playing with butterflies. waazu nilisinilisɛpreacherTika nyana ya waazu nilisirɛ.Tika’s father is a preacher. walansi-saradioWusiwe yau walansirɛ.Wusiwe bought a radio. waligito separateWaligi buuni ta kaa ka piisisa taa.Separate the goats from the sheep. waranot (continuous)Haan ti ŋɔ di o wara nu lalaka.The woman said that she is not hearing well. wara daŋni sɔnto be not boastfulBaal ti wara daŋni sɔn.The man is not wanting a name. wara suni wɛto be not telling liesBaal ti wara suni wɛ.The man doesn’t tell lies. wara wi tum nito not want to workI be ti bambi wara wi tum ni.Your child’s heart is not in his work. wara zer o titito be not arrogantO wara zer o titi.He is not proud or arrogant. we (wisa)small, littleMa lisi ŋmaga be we.Be thinking about the small pepper plant. weri (were)goodDɛu kpam weri a yau.Look for a good yam and buy it. WɛɛkiWɛɛksaDagomba personWɛɛki ya Karimɔɔg baal ti.That Muslim man is a Dagomba. wichɔtasicknessWichɔta kpak baal ti.The man is unwell. wii magsito exaggerateTaa magsɛ wɛ.Don’t exaggerate. wiibaag-satigerWiibaagsa nyɛn kɔha ti ni.There are tigers living in the bush. wilimhotWilim nyɛn dɛ ti ni.The room is hot. wilim sahahot seasonWilim saha nɛɛnɛ.This is hot season time. willito cryTaa wiili.Don’t be crying.