S

S, s

sa

to be tired

sa dyí

to tire of something

to tie

sáa

enmity (sacrifice)

sàà

foreskin

sàà-dù

foreskin (separated)

sàà-jè

circumcision sore

sáa-kɔ̃-zàìn-gbàà

altar

sàà-mɛ́-mɛ́

circumcision

sã̀à-nyɔ̀

crazy person

saá-saá

only

sáa-zà-hwɔ̀

feast at a sacrifice

sáa-zàìn-ɖɛ̀

sacrifice

sáa-zà-nyɔ̀

priest

sáa-zà-zà

sacrificing

sáɖá-gbóó

ladder

sàɖà-kpà

kind of tree (like oak)

sã̀ìn

to tie onto something

sámá ɓó dyi

to clean up

to destroy

sama

to plaster

to sharpen (a cutlass)

sàmàìn xwíníín dyi

to plaster within

sàmàìn-ɖɛ̀

plaster (on house)

sáná-dɔ̀ɔ̌

secret conversation

sé

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se

not

lie

se dyí fɔ̀nɔ̀

to be pregnant (expression by a woman)

se kpé

to not have authority

sè

to remain

to leave behind

sè ɓíɖíi

to stay behind

sè ɓó

to remain

to be left

sè déín

to stay straight on (a path)

sè dúí

to inherit

to act as kinsman-redeemer

sè ɖàǔn

to have no children

sè ɖeín

to support someone

sè gbo

to leave in someone’s care

sè níɔ

to drown

sè to

to die in war

sè xwáɖáún

to be lost

sè xwíè

to be left alone (widow, orphan)

séá

fin (fish)

Sè-Bɛ̃̌-Ɓàɖàǔn

December

séɓàɖà-wìɖì

silver money

séè

has not

séè ɖò

has never

séín

all

sèìn gbo

to stop at a place

sèìn gbɔ

to stop at the edge of

sèìn kɔ̃in

to prevail

sé-kpìì

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se-mú-hwɛ̀-ɖɛ̀

unclean thing

se-mú-hwɛ̀-nìmìì

unclean animal

se-mú-hwɛ̀-nyɔ̀

unclean person

sè-ná-sèɛ̀

eternal

seó-ɖei-dyé-nàmàǔn

unintentional sin

sepóɛɖé

because

sé-po-nyɔ̀

archer

se-tɔ́mɔ́-tɔ́mɔ́

lying

snake

to carve

sɛ́ɖɛ́ìn dyí

to be right

to be righteous

sɛ́ɖɛ́-kà

cleverly

sɛ́ɖɛ́-nyɔ̀

craftsman

sɛ̀ɛ̀-po-nyɔ̀

diviner

sɛ̀ɛ̀-po-po

divination

sɛ́nɛ́

taboo

sɛ-sɛ

carved

sí ɓíɖíi

to step down

sí dúún

to shine directly on one’s head (sun)

sí ɖeín

to follow someone

sí dyí

to thresh

sí dyi

to keep coming out (water)

to get down

to appear in a place

sí kíɖíí

to follow

sí kɔ̃

to step on

sí píé

to step outside

to burn (no object)

to be deeply troubled (with heart)

síà

to hurt a sore (even to a heart)

síɖà-cù

cedar tree

sĩi-jè

burn sore

síìn

to place outside

síìn ɓíɖíi

to let someone down

síìn dyi

to release in the open

síìn kɔ̃in

to trample on

Sííò

Sheol

sìkéè

scale

síkímɔ̀-cù

sycamore tree

sìmétè

cement

sǒ

horse

soɖo dyi

to spread out something

soɖo kɔ̃in

to spread out on

sóɖó-po-wùɖù

challenge

sójà

soldier

sójà-nì-naín

soldiers’ camp

sǒ-kɔ̃ún-kpá-nyɔ̀

horse rider

sǒ-nàìn-nyɔ̀

horseman

sǒ-nì-gbu-kɔ̃ún

camel

sòò

chicken

sɔ́

to plot against

sɔ́ dyí

to plan

sɔ̃́

two

sɔ̃

arm

hand

sɔ̀

to come from

to leave

sɔ̀ ɖeín

to leave from following someone

to come from behind

sɔ̀ dyí

to get up

sɔ̀ dyóɖóún

to be buried

sɔ̀ gbo

to leave from someone

sɔ̀ hwìɖǐi

to forget

sɔ̀ hwìɛ̀

to leave from among

sɔ̀ kíɖíí

to stop following

sɔ̀ mú

to come from within

(xwíɖí) sɔ̀ wɔ̃

to miscarry

sɔ́fà

sulfur

sɔìn bũ̌

to separate from each other

sɔ̀ìn

from

to come from

sɔ̀ìn ɓó daí

to go from there

sɔ̀ìn ɓóɛ gboɛɛ

afterwards

sɔ̀ìn dya

to come from the top of

sɔ̀ìn hwìǐ

to go astray (in morals)

to dodge out of the way of something

sɔ̀mɔ̀ɔ̌

worm

sɔ̀-naín

place of origin

sɔ̃́-nì

malaria

sɔ́ɔ́

rock

sɔ́ɔ̀

saw

sɔɔ̀

to be gaunt

sɔ̃̀ùn

ever

at all

sɔ́ɔ́-gbò

stone house

sɔ́ɔ́-kòò

rock pile

sɔ́ɔ́-kpò

rock

sɔɔ̀-sɔɔ̀

skinny

gaunt

sɔ̃̀ɔ̀-kpò

hailstone

sɔ̃̀ɔ̀-tì

winter

sɔ́ɔ́-tòɖò

rock mountain

cliff

sɔ́ɔ́-wàìn-naín

rock quarry

sɔ̃-pò-ɖɛ̀

bracelet

sɔ́-sɔ́

a plot

sɔ̃-xwíɖíi-dè-nyɔ̀

deputy

sú

pestle

sṹ

deaf

sṹ gbo

to dip into

súá (sùà)

old

suaɖɛ̀

meat

suaɖɛ̀-kù

carcass of an animal

suaɖɛ̀-kpò

piece of meat

suaɖɛ̀-pɔ̃̀

leg of meat

súɖú

stripe

sùmù (sùmùù)

to be hot

sútù

suit of clothes

sṹún-gɔ̀-nyɔ̀

notorious thief

sṹú-nyɔ̀

deaf person