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wall1n.daangguoni pl. daangguoma (esp a surface)daang’kpini.Hang the picture on the walldi a ‘foto yagili a daangguoning2v.me/ngmaa daangguoni ‘gili.
walletn.kori’bile; ngmegilii; ‘libie kori’bile.
wallop1v.nahi; pc naha2n.nahibu.
wallowv.‘biling (bebegiti ‘puong); megi/begi (sunsuo).
walnutn.da’irii kanga.
wanderv.1yo pc. yuora2(leave the right path)bori pc. bora3(be absent minded)‘buging.wanderern.yuoraa.wanderingsn.yuobu; yeli’babaahi.
wanderlustn.yuobu bobeu.
wane1v.(of the moon; ‘chiu)‘ligi; pc ‘ligire2v.(become weaker)bali; maa; ‘sigi3n.on the wanebana; ba la tari fanga.
want2v.1(require)hieng; bo pc; hiena; buora.These plants want some watera bung’buno nga hieniye/buoriye kuong.I don’t want anyone meddling in my affairsN ba buora ka nie jaa kpiera n yela2(wish for)buora.He is wanted by the police‘polisihi buoruung ka ba nyogi3(need; ought)hieng; hiena.
want1n.1(lack)kombu; hiembu; nang2(need; absence of some necessary thing); kombu; hiembu.They are seriously in wantba ‘direye nang.The house is in want of repaira ‘deu hienaye maalibu3(usu. pl); (thing to be desired)hiengbuhi; bungbuorihi.
wantonadj.1(playful; irresponsible; capricious): diengdiena; faanha (person); also si-ira; dache daana. In a wanton mood: ira dacheyela2(unchecked; luxuriant; wild): ba kula; ba puora. A wanton growth (of weeds): moo ‘sugu ‘juu; (of a tree; luxuriant): (dau) bohi jee3(willful; serving no useful purpose): jaala; haache. A wanton insult: haache tuubu/’jombiri. wanton destruction: saang jaala.
warn.taanhuu; jeukpong pl. tama.war cryn.bafantuo; ‘yirambo.war dance1n.taanhu seuri2v.jeu taanhuu.warfaren.jeuri/taanhuu jeubu yela.warlikeadj.jeubuora pl. jeubuoriba.
warble1v.(of a bird; ‘nobile)‘kono ning kokonoo2n.‘nobile ‘kuori.
ward1n.(as in keep watch and ward)‘guubu; kaabu2n.(in local government)‘gbandinge3n.(in a building): ‘deu; (in a hospital): baaliba ‘deu; (in a prison): pagiriba ‘deu4v.ward something offlaali/kari (bung) bahi.
wardenn.(person having control or authority)ningkpong.
wardern.pogiriba kaara; wooda dau.wardressn.wooda poga.
wardroomn.mani ‘sojehi siimaa ‘dijie (‘gbori-kpong ‘puong).
waren.1(in compounds): bungmaanihi; eg. Ironware: ’kuri bungmaanihi2(pl) (articles offered for sale)bungkuohii; yaagu buunhu.
warm2v.warm something uptuli bung.Please warm (up) the milknang tuli a bihung.warm one’s hands by the firedi ‘nuuhi nyaahi ‘buung (ka a tuli).
warm1adj.1(between hot and cool)polapola; bungtuluu2(enthusiastic)ingnyagihi bung/yeli; bungnyagihuu.warmlyadv.‘puohi nie yaga jaa.warmthn.tulibu; polihibu; tuluu.
warnv.kpaahi; dori.warningn.kpaahibu; doribu.
warp11v.(cause to become bent or twisted from usual shape)nagi; gong; gonnigonni; chegi.The hot sun warped the boardsa ngminaa toye a daari ang gonni gonni.His judgement is warpedu ‘diye dangchegu2n.nagibu (= condition)‘ji-naga (spot).
warp2n.the warp; (in weaving)‘ngmi-lirihi.
warrantn.1(justification; authority)sori; kpiengu; fanga.He has no warrant for saying sosori ‘chibe ka u yeli bila2(written order)sori ‘kuubu gbangu; kpiengu/fanga ‘kuubu gbangu.warrant officer1n.‘soje; waran ofisa2v.‘ku sori; ‘ku fanga/kpiengu; ‘di ‘sieree; ‘ku tamaa; ing nie nuori.warrantyn.kpiengu; no’binnuu.
warrenn.suori/suong ‘togo; soboo.