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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
nyeŋ1njɛ̃interrogwhich (one)?9.2.3.4Question words
nyeŋ2nresultYila kieʼ nyeŋ ŋkiniŋ mbɨ la. This is the how the result of the trip was.
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