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wages n ow i, ow, y

 

 

wagon n kk r

 

 

waist n bd, d

 

 

wait v dr, dr d, dr t, ret

 

 

waiter n adr tini, agbaw onj, adgbr

 

 

waiting room n gbl dr d s

 

 

waitress n adr tini, agbaw onj, adgbr

 

 

wake v j, e sn, taj

 

 

walk n rn

 

 

walk v rn, fi s rn

 

 

wall n giri, gnn

 

 

wallet n p onj, p ow

 

 

walnut n ws ynb

 

 

walrus n ir ranko kan b md

 

 

wander v rn kiri, n kiri, ko

 

 

want n (lack) n, bk, f, t

 

 

want n (need) ff, f

 

 

want v (desire) f

 

 

want v (need) e n, ff-k

 

 

war n ogun, j

 

 

ward n (hospital) wd, yr gbagba il wsn

 

 

warden n ol oltj olr il k gga alb

 

 

wardrobe n (cabinet) il pam a

 

 

wardrobe n (clothes) a ww

 

 

warehouse n il pam j

 

 

warm adj gbn lww

 

 

warmth n gbn taraf

 

 

warn v e kl fn

 

 

warning n kl

 

 

warrant n (law)w mniw tlhnw dnilj w r

 

 

warranty n w dnilj

 

 

warrior n jagunjagun gajun olgun

 

 

wart n wnwn

 

 

wash n w ff

 

 

wash v w, f b

 

 

washable adj e w e fssdi mm

 

 

wasp n agbn, d ak oyin

 

 

waste n ahorodhoroparun ndn

 

 

wasteful adj ndnnknyp

 

 

watch n (guard)

 

 

watch n (time) agogo ago

 

 

watch v (look)w-ran

 

 

watch v (maintain) e kysbjt

 

 

watch v (observe) w

 

 

watchful adj nrat fojsl

 

 

watchman n old

 

 

water n omi

 

 

water v fn n omibomiwnbomirin

 

 

waterfall n r j, tkt omi

 

 

watermelon n so br

 

 

watery adj ringbindin

 

 

wave n (hand) juw

 

 

wave n (water) rmigb omibil-omi

 

 

wave v juw s

 

 

wax n da etda oyind

 

 

way n n rn

 

 

we pron wa, a

 

 

weak adj llgbraalleraalsnlnpr

 

 

weaken v m-rs di ileras di allgbra

 

 

weakness n ileralgbramkunnpr

 

 

wealth n ow rl

 

 

wealthy adj lwlrlrln

 

 

weapon n ohun-johun-ogunohun l

 

 

wear v wl

 

 

weather n oj joj runaff

 

 

weave v hunwunwunwun-okn

 

 

web n (spider)taknaltakn

 

 

wedding n gbywsoyigi

 

 

wedding ring n rka gbyw

 

 

Wednesday n j krin s

 

 

weed n koriko

 

 

week n s, j mje

 

 

weekend n par s

 

 

weekly adj lsslkan lss

 

 

weep v k skn dmij

 

 

weigh v wn gb wfi wn wn rslyw

 

 

weight n wnwnwwo

 

 

weird adj abmjj

 

 

welcome n kniryk ay fn lej

 

 

well adv llfn dd arareresuwndd

 

 

well n kngaorsun omi

 

 

west n w-rnh ynm

 

 

western adj nh w-rn

 

 

westwards (adv)nh w-rn

 

 

wet adj rin, tut

 

 

whale n erinmija lnl

 

 

wharf n bt

 

 

what pron kni?knl?wo?ytohun t

 

 

whatever pron ohunkhunykyywke

 

 

wheat n lkmk

 

 

wheel n kk

 

 

wheelbarrow n kk kr

 

 

wheelchair n kk algakk ar

 

 

wheeze v m kankan

 

 

when conj gbt

 

 

when adv ngbtngbwo?

 

 

whenever (adv) ngbkgb n gb

 

 

where adv ibo? nbo? nbit

 

 

wherever adv ibikbinbikbi

 

 

whether (conj)beyl

 

 

which pron/f wo?yt

 

which pron/m wo?yt

 

which adj t yt

 

 

which pron (neuter)wo?yt

 

 

 

 

while conj nwn b

while n gb kk

whine n hhkkn

whine v hkkn

whip n r, pn, gba

whip v ln lgba

whisker n knngirun rkirun t

whisper n r jjr klkl ff

whisper v sr jj sr klkl ff fn

whistle v sf

whistle n (object) sf

white n funfun

who pron tani? nit

whoever pron nikni

whole adj ldidin dd ara

wholesome adj dradra n jjpyepye

whore n gbrawdk

whose pron ti tani?ti nit

why adv e?tie?ntor kni?kle?kni ?dir tir*

wick n w tannw ftl

wicked adj bburbur lanw k

wide adj gbrjnnfnbfgffgbrgd

widespread adj tnkaltnk

widow n op-bnrin

widower n op-knrin

width n b b

wife n yw aya obnrin abilk

wig n irun t a e fn apr kt onrun fgbnem oy ondj

wiggle v rnramira

wild adj tljb ar igboassgbti gbhnn

wilderness n aginj gb ij

wilful adj agdaetinnimme

will n (desire) fw

will n (law) w hgun

willing adj n f sff

willingness n ff ine tftf

wilt v rm r

win n gun

win v gun, bor jgbpa

winch n (tool)r gb r wwo sk

wind n affyff

wind v ykkkw

windmill n r faff y

window n frsoj aff

windpipe n n fun

windshield n (windscreen)frs oj k

windy adj ti affkk affn aff

wine n t ynbt so jrwn

wing n (bird) y ap

wing n (airplane)nap k fruf

wing n (car)apkan mt

wink n jddij bbfojpar

wink v jd oj bbmj kr

winner n/f agun

winner n/m agun

winter n gb tt

wipe v nn

wire n okn onrin

wisdom n gbn, ye, m

wise adj gbn, mye, m

wish v f

wish n fw

witch n j

witchcraft n i j o

with prep pltildbfidn

within adv nnti in

without prep ldelhn-dels

withstand v drtkju j sd-ln dojkkj d s

witness n/f rlr

witness n/m r lr

witness v jrelr

wolf n kok, krik

woman n obnrin

womb n in

wonder n yanui-yanumks

wonder v ro\ lm djdjr pl iymj

wonderful adj yanilnukn fn yanu nynj

wood n igi igb

wooden adj ongi

wool n irun gtnw

word n rgblhn kan

work n i

workable adj (use)t ee

worker n/f on

worker n/m on

workshop n il n

world n ayary

worm n kkrdinarn

worn adj lgbt bj

worried adj knfn whlknfn nyn

worry n whljnira nyn

worry v e lle whl

worse adj bur j

worship n sn iyn oy l

worship v sn bu l fn forbal jsn

worst adj burjl bur rkj

worth n iyetsjmiy dyeltye

worthless adj ltyelnye lrlnlr

worthy adj ntytylkk

wound n gb, egb

wound v lgb

wrap v dbfi-wfi-d r

wreckage n bj krr k

wrench n rrr

wrinkle n wunj kwejekt

wrist n rn w

write v kkwhntr

writer n/f akw

writer n/m akw

writing n kww

wrong adj nbie

wrongful adj lsnlndljbi

 

 

 

 

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