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núŋʼnũʔũ🔊vreturn , give back7.3.3.2Return something
nùŋʼvcause.to.suffer
núʼnuʔvbe absent, abstain fromA chẅee chɨʉ ŋooŋ ntuaʼ nuʼ faʼ. He caused a palace servant to stay behind.8.5.3.1Absent
nùʼnuʔuv1waste6.1.2.2.6Waste2be bad8.3.7.1Bad
nʉ̀nɯ̃🔊v1defecate2.2.8Defecate, feces2lay (eggs)1.6.4Animal actions
nwànwɑ̃🔊vknead (fufu)nwa pyeŋ nzu5.2.1.2Steps in food preparation
nwiŋnwĩ🔊nmachete, cutlass6.2.8Agricultural tool
nẅe1nɥɛ́ncalabash - straight neck; calabash for sharing wine in traditional ceremoniesLagenaria siceraria1.5.2Bush, shrub
nẅe2nnɥɛ🔊n1god, fetish, shrine4.9.8.2Place of worship2god, fetish4.9.2Supernatural being4.9.8.2Place of worship
nẅénɥɛvbecome cold8.3.4.1Cold
nẅèŋʼnɥɛ̃ʔɛ̃vcrush
nẅɛnɥæideoupturned nose9.2.8Idiophones
nyaŋ kweinjɑŋ kweintype of dance group (meets at Pa John's house every ŋkẅitooŋ)4.2.4Dance
nyenjɛobjneutral object pronoun (it/you).Mukẅɛʼ sɨɨ ŋkuŋ-e ŋgieʼ, "kuaʼ la ŋkuŋ ma, ma ntaiŋ-o ŋgɨʉ nye." Antelope turned his back and said, "Get up on my back and I will carry you and go with you."9.2.3Pronouns
nyelouʼɲeloʔnnail6.5.3Building materials6.6.3Working with wood
nyeŋnjɛ̃interrogwhich (one)?9.2.3.4Question words
nyɛɲ̀ɲæ̂🔊nbuffalo; horn is used as a cup for drinking wine; skin is used for "kanda" (wu')Syncerus caffer1.6.1.1.3Hoofed animals
nyɛ̀ɲævshake, rustling grass or bushes
nyiɛʼɲiʔæɲiʔæ🔊aux v1future tense auxiliaryMbaa ndeŋʼ la, kuna, a kaa nyiɛʼ nzɨʉ miŋ ŋguaʼ ŋgẅe kẅimaŋkoʼ ya (a) kieʼ <a ŋkweɨ mmiʼ la pɨ. Up to today, the pig has never seen the small grinding stone of the wife of Tortoise, which he took and threw away.9.4.1.1Tense2quietly9.2.2Adverbs
nyíɛʼɲiʔæ🔊vstalk, sneak 6.4.1.1Track an animal
nyìɛʼɲiʔæ🔊vterrible4.4.2.2Danger
nyiɛʼ mɨkɛnjiʔæ məkænhot pepper, imported1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
nyiɛʼ mɨkɛherb.sp
nyiɛʼ ŋgɨŋgyeɲiʔæ🔊nhot pepper (not the one imported) used for adding in sauces for food5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit
nza ŋgwoǹdʒɑ̀ ŋ̀gwɔ̂nherb sp.Hypoestis forskalei1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
nza ŋkuŋǹdʒɑ̀ ŋ̀kũ̌nherb sp.Polycarpaea corymbosa1.5.3Grass, herb, vine