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wa1Verbto comeVal lalaka aa wa.Walk quickly and come.
wa deŋliVerbto be not rightChenani i sɛm chen wa deŋli.What you said is not right.
wa nɛɛgiVerbto be not clearSɔbi ti wa nɛɛgi.The writing is not clear.
waaVerbto be coldWaa nyɛnu zinan.it is cold today.
waache-saNounwrist watchLeenee baa yogli waachesa?Where do they sell wrist watches?
waache vɔwiVerbto wear a wrist watchBakuri wara daŋni waache vɔwi.Bakuri doesn’t like wearing a wrist watch.
waaki choonaVerbto boil shea nutsAnuha nyɛn sal ni aa waaki choona.Anuha is inside her compound boiling shea nuts.
waaliwaaliNounbutterflyBichesa daŋni waliwali wɛɛ.Children like playing with butterflies.
waazu nilisinilisɛNounpreacherTika nyana ya waazu nilisirɛ.Tika’s father is a preacher.
walansi-saNounradioWusiwe yau walansirɛ.Wusiwe bought a radio.
waligiVerbto separateWaligi buuni ta kaa ka piisisa taa.Separate the goats from the sheep.
waraAdverbnot (continuous)Haan ti ŋɔ di o wara nu lalaka.The woman said that she is not hearing well.
wara daŋni sɔnVerbto be not boastfulBaal ti wara daŋni sɔn.The man is not wanting a name.
wara suni wɛVerbto be not telling liesBaal ti wara suni wɛ.The man doesn’t tell lies.
wara wi tum niVerbto not want to workI be ti bambi wara wi tum ni.Your child’s heart is not in his work.
wara zer o titiVerbto be not arrogantO wara zer o titi.He is not proud or arrogant.
we (wisa)adj.small, littleMa lisi ŋmaga be we.Be thinking about the small pepper plant.
weri (were)(adj.)goodDɛu kpam weri a yau.Look for a good yam and buy it.
WɛɛkiWɛɛksaNounDagomba personWɛɛki ya Karimɔɔg baal ti.That Muslim man is a Dagomba.
wichɔtaNounsicknessWichɔta kpak baal ti.The man is unwell.
wii magsiVerbto exaggerateTaa magsɛ wɛ.Don’t exaggerate.
wiibaag-saNountigerWiibaagsa nyɛn kɔha ti ni.There are tigers living in the bush.
wilimadj.hotWilim nyɛn dɛ ti ni.The room is hot.
wilim sahaNounhot seasonWilim saha nɛɛnɛ.This is hot season time.
williVerbto cryTaa wiili.Don’t be crying.