English-Waalii


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warriorn.‘soje; jeujeura.
wartn.(small, hard dry growth on the body)sangkpangjigilii; kpangkpazigilii (D).
waryadj.cheliha; ira (yeli/bung) korihi; (person)nyaanaa.warilyadv.aning nyaabu.warinessn.nyaabu; chelihibu; korihi.
was(to be)da.
wash1n.1(act of washing; being washed)pegibu; ‘suobu.Give the car a washpegi a loori.Have a wash and brush up‘so kuong viela2(clothing to be washed)pegiri; bungpegirihi3(in compounds): tiing pegirihi; eg. Mouth wash: nuori pegibu/nopegi tiing.
wash2v.1(make clean with water)pegi.Wash your handspegi i ‘nuuhi.Go and wash yourselfgaa ti ‘so kuong/gaa ti pegi i minga.wash one’s hands off something/somebody‘ihi ‘nu nie/bung ingang2(of the sea or water)‘poo; yiili3(scoop out)‘kuuri; yiili.washableadj.pegiri bung; bungpegiruu.wash-basinn.tahikpong bang di pegira buunhu.wash-roomn.selinga; ‘bin-bogu.
washern.1bungpegi man’sing2(small flat ring)woosa.
washingn.1(washing or being washed)pegibu2(clothes to be washed or being washed)pegiri/bungpegirihi.
washyadj.(of liquids: thin, watery): bungkuong; kuongkuong; dilang dilang (D); (of colours); pale: peli/bungpielaa; (of feeling; lacking in vigour): salee/bungsalee; bungkuolii/baala.
waspn.vulingvuunaa; salinkpaa.waspishadj.ningtoo; ning’miihuu; ‘suuri daana.wasp-waistedadj.sivinavina; sivilinting.
wastagen.saambu; wiebu; (amount)bungwierihi.
waste1adj.1(of land; ‘teng-gbangu): that cannot be used; no longer of use; barren: ‘ji-kuolii; ‘zi-puo2(useless; thrown away because not wanted)sagiri; bungsaanii.
waste3n.1saambu; wiebu2(refuse)sagiri; bungsaama3(of wasteland)‘ji-puo; ‘zi-kuolii.waste basket/binn.sagiripeu; sagiri ing’jie.wastefuladj.bungsaang/bungsaana.
waste2v.1waste something (on something): saang bung (bung ingang/yela): yaling; we pc. yanna; wiera; eg. waste one’s money: saang, yaling nie ‘libie.All our efforts were wastedti dogee ni jaang da i jaala2(make waste; ravage)saang3(cause to lose strength by degree): (nie; baala): baaha; kogira.He is wasting awayu jaang baaha4be wastedwe.The water is wastinga kuong wierang.
wastreln.nimbung; ninglaanii.
watch3n.(time piece)wochi.
watch1n.(act of watching)kaabu; ‘pigihibu.watchfuladj.kaara; cheliha.watchfullyadv.kaara ‘nimbi-jieng.watchfulnessn.kaabu; ‘pigihibu; chelihibu; korihi; chenluu (D).watchmann.kaara; wochiman; ‘sikiriti.
watch2v.1(look at)kaa; ‘liinhi pc. kaara; ‘liinhe (= keep the eyes on; also ‘pigihe).watch me carefullycheliha; ina kaarima.I sat watching televisionna da ‘jingyeng kaara ‘tiivi.watch outkaa ‘be; cheliha; ‘gu(ro) i minga2(remain awake)ta ‘gbihi; ‘jing ka ‘beu kaa; ‘zing ‘nimbiri (D).
water2v.1(sprinkle water on)mihi kuong2(give water to)‘ku/ing bung kuong3(of the eyes; ‘nimbie): ‘yire kuong; (of the mouth): ‘buno muntaahi.
water1n.(liquid as in rivers): kuong pl. kuonhi; sea: mani.
wateryadj.1bungkuong; dilangdilang (D)2(of the eyes or lips)‘nimbi-maaha; nomaahuu.
wattlen.1(structure of sticks for fence or walls)daari bang di ‘woo a maali ‘jie a’wo daangguoni2(of a bird)chambalorima; longgorima.
wave1v.wave (at/to/in)ligi; ‘vigi pc. ligira; ‘vigire2n.(of water)kuong ‘wulihibu; kongsengu; kong’ngmiihi.
waverv.1(move unsteadily)‘chene che chengina2(become unsteady; give way)nagi; nuuri ‘puori3(hesitate)i ‘sige; ‘beenhi.
wax1n.(beeswax): sigbama; (of the ear): ‘tobini; ‘too-kpali.