S – Pidgen English

Sabi
To know (Portuguese)

Sabi book
Literate

Sake of say
The reason is

Sake of what?
Why should that be?

Sapele water
Native gin

Say
Is it not that e.g Say na you be di Oga?

Say wetin
Why? 2. What?

Sebi?
Isn’t it?

See Pepper
What a mess/problem!

See trouble!
What a mess/problem!

Shake bodi
Spend some money 2. Pay the bill

Shaki
Cooked sheep or cow intestine

Sharp mouth
Sharp tongue 2. Gift of the gab

Shine shine
Glittering

Short knicker
Shorts

Show face
Turn up at a function, place

Small chop
Snacks eg Chin Chin, Peanuts

Small time
Quickly 2. Before you know it

Small-small
Gently . Also Sofri sofri. 2. Little by little

So so
Something always being done e.g. Na so so drink e dey drink

Standard
Very good

Stay yua own
Keep to yourself

Stock Fish
Dried fish

Strong head
Stubborn, persistent

Suffer man
Poor man

Suppose fit
Should be able to

Suya
Spicy barbecued beef or chicken

Swit mout
Sweet tooth 2. Flattery (sweet mouth)

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