Nkonya - English


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Sibrisosibrísʊpropn.town on the main road on the outskirts of Kwamekrom; northernmost of the Nkonya townsLocated at: 7°17'5"N, 0°19'29"E9.7.2.3Names of cities
sidisí!díFrom:Engcedin.cedi; Ghanaian currency, a cedi is 100 pesewasGhanafɔ bʋtegyi sidi, Nigeriafɔ ɛ bʋtegyi naira.Ghanaians use cedis and Nigerians (also) use naira.6.8.6.1Monetary units
siesiev.to slice somethingAlasie ndawun wa oputsu amʋtɔ.She has sliced okra into the soup.cfkakachop7.8.3Cut
sienɔsienɔ́ unspec. var.nsienɔcard. num.sevenNɩ fʋdɛ atɔ kla a, fotsu asie a, fɔyɔ sienɔ. If you are counting things you go from six to seven.Mɩ nfi sienɔsɩtɔ nawie.I am now in my seventh year.8.1.1.1Cardinal numbers
sienɔsɩsienɔ́sɪcard. num.seventhƆtsra sienɔsɩtɔ anɩ bʋ sei a.We are in the seventh month.8.1.1.2Ordinal numbers
siesɩsíésɪ́ord. num.sixth8.1.1.2Ordinal numbers
siɛnsĩɛ̃v.to perform marriage customsFʋ ma ɔkpa tɩ ɔtsɩ ánɩ́ fʋ mɔkʋsiɛn mʋ fɛɛ fʋ ka.You have no right to call a woman that you have not performed the marriage rites as your wife.cfasiɛntɔdowry2.6.1.2Wedding
sigarɛtɩsigarɛtɪn.a cigarette5.2.4Tobacco
sikasika n.1moneyAlafɛ kpoli sʋ, ɔbʋ sika tsɔtsɔɔtsɔ.He has sold some maize so he has plenty of money.Sika asʋn nɩ.There's not enough money.This is a money matter.Alapʋ mʋ sika amʋ lɔtswɩ sika ɔyaɩkpa Kpando.He has gone to deposit his money in the bank at Kpando.cfkɔbamoney1.2.2.3Metal6.8.6Money2precious metalSika pɛpɛ bʋbia dʋn sika fututu. Gold is more valuable than silver.1.2.2.3Metal6.6.2.1Miningcomp.sika fututusilversika pɛpɛgold
sika fututusika futútúcomp. ofsika 2fututun.silverSika pɛpɛ bʋbia dʋn sika fututu.Gold is more valuable than silver.cfsika pɛpɛ1.2.2.3Metal6.6.2.1Mining
sika pɛpɛsika pɛpɛcfsika fututucomp. ofpɛpɛ 1sika 2n.goldSika pɛpɛ bʋbia dʋn sika fututu.Gold is more valuable than silver.6.8.1.4Store wealth1.2.2.3Metal6.8.6Money6.6.2.1Mining
silasíláv.1to press down7.7.4Press2to be constipatedKebi amʋ ɩwɩtɔ lasila sʋ mʋ yín lasa mʋ.The child is constipated, so his mother has given him an enema.2.5.2.3Stomach illness2.2.8Defecate, fecescomp.ɩwɩtɔ silaconstipation
simintisímíntíFrom:Engcementn.cement used for moulding and plastering a buildingTɩtɩ siminti amʋ bʋɔnlɩn dʋn ndɛ klɛ anfɩ.The former day's cement is stronger than what they are producing today.Pʋ ɩsɩ amʋ fra siminti amʋtɔ afʋtsɩa mʋ́. Take the sand and mix it in the cement so that you can mix it.6.6.2.8Working with bricks6.5.3Building materials
simpisimpin.1lead (metal)Kofi lapʋ simpi sɔ bokiti amʋ.Kofi has used lead to seal the bucket.1.2.2.3Metal2anchor for a boatSimpi gyi ɔpʋsʋ yibi breki nɩ.The ship uses its anchor as brake.7.2.4.2.1Boat6.4.5.3Fishing equipment
sinsĩʔ(L) v.1to remainAkufa amʋ bʋsrɩ, tamɛ ɔkʋlɛ mʋ bi mɛtalɩ srɩ. Sʋ alasin mʋ bi amʋ wa. The sheep are running, but one sheep's lamb couldn't run.So, it has stayed with its lamb.7.2.7.2Stay, remaincomp.sin ɔmalatetsukʋlɛ osinpʋinvalid2to be stuckAlasin ɔdɩba amʋtɔ. He has become stuck in the mud.8.2.7.3Wedged in, stuck3to dieph. v.sin ɩsadie in battle
sin ɩsasĩ ɪsáph. v. ofsin 3ɩsav.to die in battle2.6.6Die4.8.3War
sin ɔmacomp. ofsin 1ɔma 4v.to be late8.4.5.3.3Late
sin X ɩbɩtɔsĩ X ɪbɪtɔv.to be killed by X2.6.6.1Kill
sinsinsĩnsĩder. ofɔsɩn 1REDUP2adj.painful2.5.6.1Pain
sisasisaʔ pl.asisan.housefly Musca domesticaSisa ɔbɛɛ, "Ɔyɩ bʋ nkpa, ɩbʋ ɔma." The fly says "The world is in front and behind."cfsisankpafly; housefly1.6.1.7Insect
sisankpasisãŋ͡mk͡pan.large housefly bigger than ordinaryGenus: Muscacfsisahousefly1.6.1.7Insect
sisisísiv.to cheat someoneSaa, aha amʋ mlɩlɔbɔ amʋ́ ɩpa bɔyɔ agyuma mlɩ ndɔtɔ amʋ a, mlɩlesisi amʋ́, mlɩmɛka amʋ́ ɩkɔ.Opposite to what you said, you have hired people to work on your farm but you have cheated them and not paid.Fʋ aba sisi ma alɛ.Cheating your neighbours is not good.6.8.9.2Cheat
contraction ofɔsɩfather
-sɩcard. num. > ord. num.sfxordinal number indicator, used for any number greater than onenyɔ, sa, na, nu, sie, sienɔ, idu, aduasa.second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, tenth, thirtieth.cfgyankpapʋfirst8.1.1.2Ordinal numbers
sɩɛɩsɪɛɪ́ v.take something down that is hangingIgye mɩ atadɩɛ lesian ɔfɛsʋ. Ndɛ nasɩɛɩ mʋ́. Yesterday my shirt was left on the line. Today I've taken it down.7.2.2.5Move down7.3.2.4.1Hang