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waffleyayayaà-à-ávspeak without end, waffle
wagessara2à-ánwages, salary, payJurumu sara ye saya ye.The wages of sin is death.6.7Finance
wagonwagɔnnwagon7.1.1Travel
waist5 1ɛ́nwaist, belt, girdlecɛkisɛɛ́-í-ɛ́nwaist2.1Body
waistcoatzilɛnvest, waistcoat5.3Clothing
waitɲabila 1vprepare, wait, anticipateɲamafilɛvwait, be patientto1 1óviremain, stay, keep, conserve, waitA tora Bobo ka saan kelen kɛ.He stayed in Bobo for a year.Ala ka to i fɛ.May God be with you.
wait forkɔnɔ3ɔ̀-ɔ̀vtwait forN kɔnɔ !Wait!makɔnɔvtwait for, watch out forN tun b’i makɔnɔ yan.I was waiting for you here.
wake upkunu3ú-úvto wake up, awake, come to oneselflakunuá-ú-úvtwake up, raise from the dead, resurrectDugutila fɛ, a y'a cɛɛ lakunu.at midnight, she woke up her husband.wuli1 1ú-ívget up, wake up, take away, remove, lift, disappearWuli !Get up!A ye wuli ka lɔ !Stand up!wuli X kanmaattack, rise up against X
wake up resurrectlawulivcause to raise, put up, start up, get off the ground, arouse, wake up, resurrect
walktagama1 2á-á-ánwalk, go, travelTagama ka di n ye kɔsɛbɛ.I like traveling very much.yaala 1á-ánwalk, excursionN bi yaala ra.I’m having a stroll.yaala 2á-ávtwander, walk, stroll
walk aroundsennayaala 1vtake a tour, walk around
walkingsennatagamawalking, marching on/by foottagama1 1á-á-ántravel, journey, marching, walkingI ni tagama, Bobokanw do?Welcome. How are the people of Bobo?7.1.1Travel
walking sticktintinberenwalking sticktolo2ò-ónstick of a herdsman, walking stick, cane
walkwaysirafalenyɔrɔngateway, walkway, footbridge, overpass7.1.1Travel
walldandanwalldɛnɛnɛ̀-ɛ́nwall (of a building)kogoó-ónwall (not carrying wight)kogo kanon the wall
wall (low)kogoninnlow wall6.5Building
wall of river bankbakogonwall of river bank1.3Water
wandercooloò-óvwander, roam, stray, ramble, run awaypalonpalonvwander, stray, roam the world, strollyaala 2á-ávtwander, walk, stroll
wander, go for a walkyaalayaala1viwander, go for a walk, strollN ma na sanni na, n bi yaalayaala dɔrɔn dɛ.I have not come to buy, I am just having a walk.
wanderingbajanbilaà-à-í-ánwandering, restless wandering
wantbi ... fɛ2í... ɛ̀cfbi ... fɛ1bi ... fɛ21exprlike, want, loveP bi X fɛ.P likes/wants X.I bi mun fɛ ?What do you want/like?N bi kini ni sogo fɛ.I like/want rice and meat.N b’a fɛ ka taga lɔgɔ la.I want to go to the market.An b’a fɛ ka saki san.We want to buy a bag.Ama t’a fɛ ka taga dugu kɔnɔ.Ama does not want to go into town.Jeneba tun t’a fɛ.Jeneba didn’t like it.3 2ɛ̀vwantN bi fɛ ka taga lɔgɔ ra.I want to go to the market.kanu 1à-ùvtlove, wish, wantAn ka ɲɔgɔn kanu.Let’s love one another.1 7vtlove, like, want, desire, go out withMin mana kɛ u fɛ ...What they desire is ...ŋaniya 2à-ì-ànwant, decide, have the intention tosɔn2ɔ̃̀cfban2sɔn2viaccept, to agree to, allow, let do, grant, wantNi Ala sɔnna (a ma).If God wills.I sɔnna wa ? Ɔnhɔn, n sɔnna.Do you agree/accept? Yes, I agree/accept.sɔn ka fɛɛn dɔ kɛagree to do something
warjahadià-à-ínmisfortune, disaster, warkɛlɛ 1ɛ̀-ɛ̀nquarrel, fight, battle, struggle, war, disputeU bi kɛlɛ la.They are quarrelling, fighting.
wardlamɔdennward, child brought up by a tutor, nephew or niece brought up by an uncle or aunt2Person
ward offfani3à-ívconjure, ward off, avert sth., exorcize
warlordkɛlɛmasanwarlord, chief of army2Personkɛlɛtiginwarlord
warnladi2á-ívtadvise, counsel, warnNi mɔgɔw y'i laadi, a to mɔgɔw ta la dɛ.When people advise you, you have to follow their counsel.lasɔmi 1á-ɔ̀-ìvtwarn, notifysara5 2vwarnn dun sarara i ra dɛsula1vsuggest, inform, warn, tell in advance, announce
warningdankan1ã̀-ã́ndestiny, fate, lot, ultimatum, warning, admonitionladili2á-í-ínadvice, warningladilikaná-í-í-ã́nadvice, warninglasɔmiliá-ɔ́-í-ínwarningsulalin.compwarning, notification, prediction
warrant officerlasidanà-ì-ã́nwarrant officer6.1Worker, occupation
warriorkɛlɛcɛɛ̀-ɛ̀-ɛ́nwarrior2Personkɛlɛcɛfarinwarriorkɛlɛkɛcɛfarin2Personkɛlɛdennwarrior, soldier2Personkɛlɛkɛcɛncombatant, soldier, warrior2Personkɛlɛkɛcɛfarinnwarriorkɛlɛcɛfarisofaò-ánsoldier, warrior2Person
wartkɔgɔɲɛdenn.compwartkurunin2nwart, spot, pimple2.1Body
warthogkongolɛó-ó-ɛ́nboar, warthog1.5.1.1Mammal1 2ɛ̀nwarthogphacochoerus aethiopicuslɛfalinwild pig, boar1.5.1.1Mammal
washko2 1òvtwashfani kowash the clothesmobili kowash the car
wash wit soapkanga 2ã̀-ánwash wit soap, rub soap on, to foam
washbasinɲakoyɔrɔnwashbasin, lavatory
washboardfinikoyirin.compwashboard, board for washing clothes6.6Tool
washerfinipaselanlaundry worker, ironing worker, washer2Person
washer of clothesfanikobaganwasher of clothes2Person
washingfinikoì-ì-ónwashing, laundry, menstruation5.3Clothing
washing boardyirinin1nplank, washing board
washing machinefinikomansinì-ì-ò-ã́-ĩ́n.compwashing machine
waspdondoliṍ-ó-ínwasp1.5.1.7Insect
wastebɔnɛ1 1ɔ̀-ɛ́vilose, waste, ruin, spoil, squander A bi mun ɲɛ mɔgɔ ye ka diɲɛ bɛɛ sɔrɔ ni a bi bɔnɛ a yɛrɛ nin la.What good is it if someone gains the whole world but loses their own soul.nɔgɔmisɛnnmorsels of, wreckage, rubble, wasteɲamannrubbish, dirt, impurity, wastetiɲɛ2 1í-ɛ́vtruin, spoil, damage, waste, destroy, damage, deteriorateDɔlɔ bi mɔgɔ ka wari tiɲɛ.Alcohol wastes a person’s money.
waste binɲamanfiliyɔrɔnthrash can, dustbin, waste bin, rubbish bin, garbage canɲamandonyɔrɔ
waste watejinɔgɔw lɔliexprstanding water, waste wate1.3Water
wasternantan1nrascal, no-good, waster, goof-ff
waste-waterjikoloní-ó-ṍnwaste-water1.3Water
watchkɔrɔsiɔ̀-ɔ̀-ìvtwatch, keep an eye on, oversee, observemɔnturunwatchwagatiyiralanwagatiyiralannwatch, clockmɔnturu
watch outjanto 1ã̀-óv.refpay attention, watch out, beware, keep watch overI janto !Watch out!I janto nɔnɔ na tasuma kan.Pay attention to the milk on the fire.I janto wulu nin na, a bi mɔgɔw cin.Beware of this dog: he bites people.kɔlɔsi2 2ɔ̀-ɔ̀-ívwatch out, be carefulI kɔlɔsi ! Mobili ka ca !Watch out! There are lots of cars!patiá-íinterjalas, ah, attention, watch out, look outPati ! A to dɛ !Watch out, stop!
watch out forbɛlɛnɛ́-ɛ́vwatch out for, to spy onɲɔgɔri2makɔnɔvtwait for, watch out forN tun b’i makɔnɔ yan.I was waiting for you here.ɲɔgɔri2vwatch out for, to spy on, approach silentlybɛlɛn
watch out for sth.dɛn1 3ɛ́vspy on sb./sth., lurk, look out for sb./sth., watch out for sth.