Nkonya - English


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ndudundudupl. ofodudurice silo
ndumndumpl. ofodumhard wood
nɛ́v.to part something7.5.1.1Separate, scatter
nfaɱfan.guinea wormDracunculus medinensisNfa bʋ batɛ mpuni amʋtɔ sʋ pʋ tsitsa.Guinea worms are in the intestines of the chicken so throw it away.Nfa labwɛ mʋ yabi.He has dracunculiasisGuinea worm has attacked his leg.cfbwɛ 3afflict1.6.1.9Small animals2.5.5Cause of disease
nfansrɩɱfánsrɪ́ pl.afansrɩFrom:Akanmfɛnsrɩn.windowFinki nfansrɩ amʋ ha obu amʋtɔ lɔwankɩ.Open the window and let the room become bright.Nefin klʋn amʋ a, obu amʋtɔ loklun. Sʋ nefinki nfansrɩ amʋ ha obu amʋtɔ lɔwankɩ. When I closed the door, the room became dark so I opened the window and let the room become light.6.5.2.5Window
nfantʋhʋnɱfã́ntʊ́hʊ̃́ʔFrom:Akannfantohonn.example9.6.3.5Markers of identificational and explanatory clauses
nfasʋɔɱfasʊɔ From:Akannfasʋɔn.profit; something gainedNtsu bʋ alɛ. Ɩbʋ nfasʋɔ. The water is good. It has profit.Nfasʋɔ ma ntobi amʋʋ fʋdɛ fɛ amʋtɔ.There is no profit on the goods that you are selling.Synlabivaluecfɩtswɩdash (n)6.8.1.4Store wealth6.8.6Money
nfiɱfípl. ofofiyearph. v.hɔ nfi Xage in years
nfɩɱ́fɪ dem.hereMatsʋn nfɩ, tsʋn nana. Nfɩ ma alɛ. Don't pass here, pass there. Here is not good.Tsu bokiti mʋ́a ntsu amʋ ba mɩ nfɩ, anfwɩ atɔ. Bring the bucket of water here so that I can wash things.8.5.1Here, there
nfobiɱfobípl. ofofobipomade
nfɔɱfɔ(H) n.1oilMahɔ abi ofobi ntɛ kɩtɩba nfɔ, mboun hɔ nfɔ pɛpɛ. Don't buy palm kernel oil, or peanut oil, instead buy palm oil.nfɔ pɛpɛpalm oil1.5.1Tree1.2.3.2Oil6.2.1.7Growing treesIdiom:bʋ nfɔprosperous2fat of an animalƆprakuo bʋ nfɔ dʋbɩ. A pig has a lot of fat.2.1.7Flesh5.2.3.2.1Meatcomp.awutɔ nfɔmarrow3gasoline or oil for a vehicle7.2.4.1.1Vehicle5.5.6Fuel
nfɔlɩɱfɔ́lɪʔ n.saltNfɔlɩ tamakanfʋ ɩwɩ. Salt never praises itself.Nfɔlɩ tɔwa oputsu ɔdwɛ. Salt makes soup sweet.5.2.3.3.2Salt
nfuniɱfuní n.a picture or photoƆtɛtaan nfuni. He always draws pictures.cffotophotograph6.6.5.2Photography6.6.5.1Draw, paint
nfuoɱfúó n.flour produced by poundingBɔpʋ kpoli bɔahɛ nfuo wuli fɛflɛ dɛdɛɛdɛ kʋ. They took roast maize flour and stirred some sweet fɛflɛ.5.2.1.2.3Grind flour
nfʋmsʋɱfʊmsʊ́From:Akanmfʋmsʋn.1blameBɔpʋ nfʋmsʋ amʋ ha mʋ, tsufɛsɛ mʋ legyankpa kpɛ mblɩ.They laid the blame on him, because first of all he annoyed them.3.5.1.8.1Blame2mistakeNɩ fatɔɩ a, nfʋmsʋ bʋ mʋ́tɔ a, nɛ́bla fʋmegyi alɩ fówun nala tswii fʋ.If you have talked, and mistakes are in it, I will tell you it isn't like that so that I will correct you (Lit: straighten you).4.3.6.4Mistake
nfʋnʋnfʊ́nʊn.entrance to a householdSynwoyi ɔnɔentrance6.5.2.4Door