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baag bi
the pail for drawing water
bar bi
the leather water container
bàcc bi
the water for rinsing clothes
déeg bi
the lake/pond
dëq bi
the dam/dike/sea wall
goj bi
the well rope
joow bi
the paddle/oar
kóndiir gi
the conduit/canal for sewage (from French)
maral wi
the dryness/drought/lack of water
luqatukaay bi
the well bucket
mbànd mi
the big water jar
mbeex mi
the sea water
ndox ag xorom mi
the salt water
ndoxum raxasu mi
the water in bow for people to wash hands before eating
ndoxum taataan mi
the rainwater
wis
to spray
suux
to capsize/sink/rock
Gaal gi suux na.
The boat sunk.
senn
to flow/run
Ndoxu robine baangiy sennaat.
The tap water is still flowing.
diig
to sink/submerge in water
suux
to sink
siit
to ooze/seep
walangaan
to flow freely
Ndox maangiy walangaan fu nekk ci kër gi.
Water is running everywhere in the house.
tëmb
to float
Dama jafandu ci ab bànqaas bu doon tëmb.
I hung on to a branch that floated.
tooyal
to wetten
Demal tooyal sa kawar jëkk.
Go wet your hair first.
xëb
to bubble/lather/foam
Yéngalal bu baax ndax mu xëb.
Move well so it bubbles.
féey
to swim
njar
to mix (liquids)
Soow ak lem bu ñu njar la.
It's milk and honey mixed.
sóobu
to dive
Sóobu naa ci ndox mi ak sumay yéré.
I dived in the water with my clothes (on)
sóob
to plunge (sth into water)
root
to draw/collect water (from well)
Jigéen ñi rooti nañu.
The women collected water.
joow
to row/paddle (a boat)
Ndox maangi doon walangaan fu nekk.
The water had flowed everywhere.
taa
to stagnate
Buléen bàyyi ndox mi muy taa ci weti néeg yi.
Don't let the water stagnate near the rooms.
muur
to submerge/flood
wonn
to submerge/flood
Ndox mi muur na tool yi.
The water submerged the fields.
baawaan
to flow plentifully
Ndox mi munqiy baawaan.
Water is flowing plentifully.
baawal
to lend s.o. A well bucket; to give s.o water
baaw-naan
to perform songs and dances to bring rain
ball
to spout/gush out
déy
to dry up
dëtëm ci
to put one's lips in sth while drinking it
Mungiy dëtëm ci ndox mi ñëpp di naan.
He's putting his lips int he water that everyone drinks.
duy
to draw water/get water from
lap
to drown (intransitive)
laploo
to drown sth
lugat
to search for sth which has fallen into water (esp. into a well)
manq
to siphon (a liquid)
mëdd
to engulf/drown (s.o or sth)
Ndox mi mëdd na kër yu bare.
The water engulged many houses.
naq
to make s.o drink by dunking them; to hold s.o's head under water
nasal
to let a well rest
nuur
to swim under water/stay under water
Ab xale lab na fi daaw.
A child drowned here last year.
lab
to drown