waitɲabila 1vprepare, wait, anticipateɲamafilɛvwait, be patientto11óviremain, 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.wuli11ú-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
walktagama12á-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
wantbi ... fɛ2í... ɛ̀cfbi ... fɛ1bi ... fɛ2fɛ1exprlike, 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.fɛ32ɛ̀vwantN 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.kɛ17vtlove, 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
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, notifysara52vwarnn dun sarara i ra dɛsula1vsuggest, inform, warn, tell in advance, announce
wastebɔnɛ11ɔ̀-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, wastetiɲɛ21í-ɛ́vtruin, spoil, damage, waste, destroy, damage, deteriorateDɔlɔ bi mɔgɔ ka wari tiɲɛ.Alcohol wastes a person’s money.
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.kɔlɔsi22ɔ̀-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.dɛn13ɛ́vspy on sb./sth., lurk, look out for sb./sth., watch out for sth.