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Vula - Say

Vula is a Xitsonga word meaning "Say" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of say
- Say n : the chance to speak; "let him have his say" v
- Express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name" [syn: {state}, {tell}]
- Report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money" [syn: {allege}, {aver}]
- Express a supposition; "Let us say that he did not tell the truth"; "Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?" [syn: {suppose}]
- Have or contain a certain wording or form; "The passage reads as follows"; "What does the law say?" [syn: {read}]
- State as one's opinion or judgement; declare; "I say let's forget this whole business"
- Utter aloud; "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"
- Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed" [syn: {order}, {tell}, {enjoin}]
- Speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?" [syn: {pronounce}, {articulate}, {enounce}, {sound out}, {enunciate}]
- Recite or repeat a fixed text; "Say grace"; "She said her `Hail Mary'"
- Communicate or express nonverbally; "What does this painting say?"; "Did his face say anything about how he felt?"
- Indicate; "The clock says noon" [also: {said}]
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Phrases - I mani a nga vula sweswo — Who said that

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