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whoseposs. pron.1(of whom; of which)‘nimbuo; ana; angwhose poss. pron. house is this? ‘Nimbuo/ana ‘deu la nga? I don’t know whose poss. pron. house that isn ba bang nie ni ‘deu ang la nga2(in relative defining clauses)The boy whose poss. pron. father …..a ‘bie ni ba ang..3(of which)The house whose poss. pron. windows are broken‘deu ni ‘takorihi ang kauhi ni.
whyadv.1(interr); wala; ‘bong veng; a anan’so la wala.why was he late?‘Bong veng ung da ba wa ‘wieng?Tell me why‘wulimo a anan’so.why not let her do as she likeswala ing ba venuu ung ira u buobu?2(rel. adv)anan’so; bung ni ang veng; bila ‘jung.This is (the reason) why I left early; anan’so mang da ‘yi gaa ‘wieng la bila3int. a) (expressing surprise): ka wala? b) (expressing protest): ka wala la? ‘Bo la?
wickn.finting’ngmiihi; fintina ‘ngmiihi.
wickedadj.1(of person; his acts)‘pu-too daana; nimbeu; ninggannii2(spiteful; intended to injure)‘pu-toyela; beu.She gave me a wicked looku da kaamang kaabeu/’pu-to kaabu.wickednessn.beu; beulung; ‘pu-too.
wickern.(usu. attrib) twigs or canes woven together for baskets; etc)piri.
wicketn.1(wicket door/gate)dino’bile; ‘gboribile2(with sliding window)‘tokoribile.
wide1adj.(broad)bungyelingu; (bung) gbanggbang.A wide rivermangyelingu.A road twelve feet widesokpong nga yelingu bii gbnggbang ang i gbee (‘fiiti) ‘pienaayi2adj.(of great extent)bungkpong; bungyaga3adj.(fully opened)‘yuo yaga.Open your mouth widehaa i nuori yaga4adj.(far from target)nyihi;5adv.(far from target)nyihi; chieli.The arrow fell wide of the targeta ‘piing da chieliyeng ‘yi …..6adv.(fully) yaga jaa.wide awakeadj.ba ‘gbihe; chiliha; nyaanaa.widespreadadj.puri; yaari; karaakaraa.widelyadv.gbanggbang; yaga jaa; ‘haali; ‘jie jaa.It is wide known thata yaariye ‘jie jaa ka … nie jaa bangyeng ka ….widenv.yaari; i yelingu.
widown.dunggali; pokuori pl. dunggala; pokoba.widowern.dau poga ang ‘kpi.widowedadj.kong sira/poga.widowhoodn.dunggalihung; pokuolung.
widthn.yelingu; gbanggbang.
wieldv.tari bung/yeli di tuna tuma.
wifen.poga pl. pogiba.wifely,wifelike‘woning poga.
wign.wiigi.
wildadj.1(of animals, not tame)mo’dungo pl. mo’duunhi2(of horses, game birds, etc; easily startled; hard to get near)bungwiengaa3(excited, passionate, etc): gali; nyahi. Run wild: (without check or restraint): gali; nyahi; wieng; wili.wildlyadv.nyahi yaga jaa.wildnessn.wiembu; nyahibu; wilibu; galibu.
wildernessn.mo’sogo; tara.
wilen.(usu pl)dawari/dawaree; garidama.
will4n.1the will (mental power)buobu; dingu2(willpower)minga bambu; minga nyogibu.He has a strong willu bangye u minga3(desire or purpose; determination): buobu; dingu; yelinyogiruu; ‘nimbi-jiilung; of one’s free will: nie minga buobu/dingu4(with a possessive)buobu.God’s will be doneveng ka Naangmini buobu tung5good/bad willduhisung/duhibeu.
will1aux. v.1na.He will come tomorrow‘beu ung na wa2(used in affirm. sentences)na.He will have his own wayu na ira la u buobu.(with stress, indicating insistence or inevitability). Accidents will happenkperikperihi naang wang.That is just what you will saybila turi ing naang yeli3(used in 2nd person; making polite requests)nang.Will you please pass the pepper?Nang di samaanii tiema.
will2v.1(wish)buora.Let him do what he willbahuu ka u ira bila ni jaa ung buora2(used to express wishes).Would (that) they had seen mea’wo ba da naang banna nyima3(choose; desire)buora; nung; ‘puo … peli.Come whenever you willwaana wagiri jaa ing nung/buora.
will3v.1(make use of one’s mental powers in an attempt to do something)buora; nyenna2(exercise will power)i ‘siri; buora; ‘le3(intend unconditionally)‘bing; buora; ‘ku sori.God has willed it soNaangmining ‘bimaa bila.God wills that every man should be happyNaangmini buorang ka nie jaa tari ‘pu-peli4(will something to somebody)maali ‘layiri (di cheng buunhu ‘ku nie).
willfuladj.1(of a person, obstinate): kung’wong ‘wulibu daana; ‘toorii daana; kung’wong yela daana. A willful child: ‘bibili-kung’wong yela; ‘bitoorii2(intentional)bang che i; faanhuu; ‘pu-toyela.willfullyadv.aning ‘pu-too.willfulnessn.‘pu-toolung
willingadj.1(ready to help; to do what is needed)I ‘siri ka ….; buora … ka; nyenna ka ….2(done readily)ba nagi/nuuri/luohi; ba jaanhi.willinglyadv.u buobung/dingung.willingnessn.buobu; ‘siri iibu; nyenluu.
willown.willow treeda’irii kanga.
willy-nillyadv.(2nd pers)ka i nungye ka i ba nung.
wiltv.(of plants, flowers: bum’buno bii da’puuri): juoli; pc. juola/juona; (of persons; become limp): (nie): kong fanga; i kuolii; salee; chuginii.
wilyadj.dawari ‘gaalii daana; ‘libilibi daana.