Browse Tampulma – English
Tampulma - English
sato buildKala ha was a o dɛɛ ti peti.Kala hasn’t yet finished building his room. saafi-salock (for a door)Bahɛ yau saafi falirɛ.Bahe has bought a new lock. saafibesaafibisakey (to fit a lock)Mu zi kpa Koosa koor ti saafibisa a nyɛ mau.I will give you the keys to the kingdom of heaven. saajin-sasergeantPrinsi saajin ha wa wa barnɔ.The police sergeant has not come yet. saamuwhen?Saamu ya Taari yawa?When is Taari’s market? saan wewisacarving toolSisi mu saan we nɔ a nyɛ min.Sharpen this carving tool for me. saan zen-e(big) hoeMuu daŋni saan zene.I want some big hoes. saanchi-ehoe handleSaanchi nisaali kanɛ dooni.The one who make hoe handles is sitting there. saanpar-a(small) hoeNyɛ min saanpar mu par mu zaamun nɔ.Give me a hoe to weed round my house. saarito slip, to be slipperyDooni saariu.That place is slippery. saari a chelto slip and fallBaal ti saarɛu a chel.The man slipped and fell. saawara tiinatimaadviserAntii ya i saawara tiina?Who is your adviser? sahatimeNibiksi tii wa kpak saha.The teacher does not have time. saha chɛrigiclimate changeLalaknɔ saha ti chɛrigi.Now the climate is changing. saha digi wiwɛcustom, traditionBɔnɛ tiŋ saha digi wɛɛwa.Some people follow traditions. saha leema?when?Saha leema ya lagmi ti?When is our meeting? sakaal-saprostituteI haan zi wa burigi sakaalu ali tɔha ni.Your wife will become a prostitute in the town. saksi2to prepare, to planHar kaa ki saksi malɛ diili.Try to plan how to spend your money. saksi1to be on topTɔn karimi tii sak kor ti ni.The reading book is on top of the chair. saksi haan vɛɛlito plan to divorce a wifeBaal ti saksi haan vɛɛlirɛ.The man is planning to divorce his wife. salalagbor-sa(type of) lizardSalalagbor zen kaali jeta maga.The ‘salalagbor’ is the biggest of all the lizards. salbaan-acourtyardDama ti salbaan weru.That house has a nice courtyard. salmagoldSalma ba huri nyɛn Bɔɔlɛ.They are digging for gold at Bole. sam-aporcupineSam nɛmɛ lɛm kinkannɛ.Porcupine meat is good to eat. sam punpusaporcupine quillSama pusa nyɛn dɛ ti ni.There are porcupine quills in the room.