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n-1n allo. varm-n. classpfxplural marker where singular is ɔ- or ɛ-otubi, ntubispoon, sponnsTsu otubi amʋ bɔwa ntubi amʋtɔ afʋpʋ lɛyaɩ obuto. Take the spoon and come put it with the other spoons so that you put them away in the room.8.1.3Pluralder.mbepipalm nut fibers
n-2n allo. varm-pro.pfxfirst person singular SubjectNɔyɔ ɔkpa ɔkɛ. I will travel tomorrow.Ndɛ akwɛ amʋ da. I am drumming the drums.9.2.3Pronouns
na1na v.1to move using normal means of propulsionObubwi na afutɔ.Birds fly in the sky.7.2.1.1Walk7.2.4.3Fly2to walkAtapʋ amʋ bʋ na amʋ́ ɔkpa sʋ. The hunters are walking on this path. (Perhaps you see their light on the mountain at night).Tsʋn ɔtɩnɛ amʋ nna amʋ. Pass the place I am walking.Kebi amʋ na.The child is walking.cffʋnaaRESPONSE7.2.1.1Walk3to follow a certain courseSɩmpʋa na ɔtsan ha kɛklɛ.Cow boils have different symptoms than boils.Ntsu amʋ ɩna ɩbʋ amʋ abɩntɔ.The stream passes beside the hill.8.4.5.1Order, sequence8.4.7Continue, perseverecomp.ɩna X sʋbecause
na2nasp. var. ofanafour
na3na contraction ofɔna2grandmother/child
nain contraction ofɔnaingrandfather
nakumanakumapl.anakumaFrom:Akannakuman.mother's older sisterMɩ atasii bʋ ɔkpa dɔ mɩ sɩ ɔsʋlʋ, tsufɛ botsu abusuan ɩkʋlɛtɔ. Mɩ nakuma ma ɔkpa dɔ mɩ sɩ ɔsʋlʋ, tsufɛ mʋ abusuan igyi ɔtsan.My paternal aunts has the right to clear my father's land because they are from the same family. My maternal aunt has no right to clear my father's land because they are not from the same family.4.1.9.1.6Uncle, aunt4.1.9.1.9Birth order
nambinambí pl.anambin.toeNasutin, sʋ mɩ nambi latin. I stubbed my toe so it is cut.2.1.3.3Finger, toe
nana1nána dem.thereNtse nfɩ mʋ ɛ, otse nana. I am sitting here, he also is sitting there.Matsʋn nfɩ tsʋn nana. Nfɩ ma alɛ. Don't pass here pass over there. Here is bad.8.5.1Here, there
nana2nana voc.1old woman vocative formNɛ́tɩ mɩ sɩ ntɛ mɩ yín mʋ yín Nana. I will call my father or my mother's mother, grandmother.2.6.4.5Old person2.6.5.2Woman2vocative addressed to various godsNana BuluGod, the creator.Nana SiaMain land god of NkonyacfBuluGod
Nanainnanáĩʔ n.1grandfather, vocative formNɛ́tɩ mɩ sɩ ntɛ mɩ yín mʋ sɩ Nanain. I will call my father or my mother's father, Grandfather.cfɔnain 1grandfather2.6.5.1Man4.1.9.1.1Grandfather, grandmother2vocative form; used of chiefs and eldersOwie ɛ nɛ́tɩ mʋ Nanain. A chief also I will call him Nanain.4.6.1Ruler
naninaniʔ pl.ananin.duikerSylvicapra grimmiaNani bʋ ɔsrɩ. Ogyi pututɔ kpala.A duiker is fast (LIt:has speed). It is a bush goat.Nani wɩ gyi fɛ nsuo.A duiker is ash in colour.1.6.1.1.3Hoofed animals
nantatanantataʔ n.footOyin amʋ nantata lomoni dʋn mʋ sɩ klɛ.The foot of the man is bigger than his father's.Oyin amʋ nantata lɛtɛɩ. The man's sole is wide.Pʋ fʋ nantata da bɔɔlɔ amʋ. Kick the ball with your foot.2.1.3.2Legder.nantatasʋtop of footnantatatɔsole of foot
nantatasʋder. ofnantata-sʋ 1n.top of the foot2.1.3.2Leg
nantatatɔder. ofnantata-tɔ 2n.sole of the footOwu lawɔ mɩ nantatatɔ. A thorn has pierced the sole of my foot.
nantuonantuo From:Akannantuon.calf of the legƆtsɩ amʋ bʋ anantuo, tsufɛsɛ olomoni. The woman has calves because she is fat.2.1.3.2Leg
napaninapanipl.anapanin.mother's younger sister4.1.9.1.6Uncle, aunt4.1.9.1.9Birth order
nasɩnáːsɪ́ord. num.fourth8.1.1.2Ordinal numbers
natɩ1natɪʔ(L)pl.anatɩn.1spiderOrder: Araneae1.6.1.8Spider3.5.4.1Fable, mythcomp.natɩ kɛsɩɛblack spidernatɩ mblawebnatɩ tatiweb2spider; a prototypical mythical animal.Natɩ bʋ ɩkatɔ a, bʋtamagyi mʋ bia. Don't make a commitment without all the facts.If Spider is in the grass they never bargain his price.Natɩ mɔkʋwu. Okude mɔkʋta.A phenomenon hasn't stopped, so the effects continue.Spider hasn't yet died, so dreaming hasn't stopped.3.5.4.1Fable, mythcomp.natɩ kɩtatingling
natɩ2natɪ́v.walk; goNɛ́natɩ ayabitɔ yɔ Bumbula ɔkɛ. I will walk (go on foot) to Bumbula tomorrow.Nɛbla kebi amʋ ánɩ́ ɔkʋsʋ natɩ ba. I told the child that he should get up and walk and come.Ɔtɛnatɩ nkoklobitɔ.He always walks in corners (takes the back way).Nɩ mlɩnatɩ a, abɛ́kaɩn mlɩsʋ.When you go we will miss you.Kebi amʋ tamanatɩ tamɛ ɔtɔwɔlɩ. The child doesn't walk, but he crawls.7.2.1.1Walk
natɩ kɛsɩɛ, natɪ kɛsɪɛʔ (H)comp. ofnatɩ1 1n.black spider with hairy bodyOrder: Araneaepl.anatɩ kɛsɩɛ1.6.1.8Spider3.5.4.1Fable, myth
natɩ kɩtanatɪʔ kɪ́tácomp. ofnatɩ1 2kɩta 1v.tingling; pins and needlesparesthesiaNatɩ lakɩta mɩ ayabi.I'm having pins and needles (paresthesia) in my legs.Spider has caught my legs.2.5.6.1Pain
natɩ mblanatɪ́ mblácomp. ofnatɩ1 1mbla2n.a spider web1.6.1.8Spider
natɩ tatinatɪ́ taticomp. ofnatɩ1 1tatin.web of a spider1.6.1.8Spider
natɩnanatɪnapl.anatɩnan.1great-great-grandparent from several generationscfɔnain 1grandfather4.1.9.1.1Grandfather, grandmothercomp.natɩnayingreat-grandfather2great-great-grandchildren from several generations