Nkonya - English


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nkɛnsaŋkɛnsáadv.several days8.4.1.2Day8.4.5.2.1After
nkɛtɩŋkɛ́tɪcnj.unlessNkɛtɩ nayɔ ndɔtɔ asa nenya atogyihɛ.Unless I go to farm before I will get food.Nkɛtɩ Kofi laba asa abɔyɔ?Unless Kofi has come we will not go?Nɩ ɔtsɩ mʋa oyin bɛtalɩ tsia aba nkɛtɩ ɔdwɛ bʋ amʋ́ nsɩnɛ.Unless there is love between a man and a woman they can't marry.9.6.2.8Condition
nkɩŋkɪ́ʔq.where? question wordNkɩ mɩ atɔ amʋ mɛ?Where are my things?9.2.3.4Question words
nkɩsɛŋkɪsɛʔn.seedless palm fruitNkɩsɛ amʋtɔ bʋ ɔdwɛ.The seedless palm fruit is sweet.cfabɛ1palm fruit1.5.1Tree1.5.5Parts of a plant6.2.1.7Growing trees
nkla1ŋklan.blood spilled on the groundNkla ɩwʋlɩ asɩ a, asʋn laba.If blood is shed then it's a serious case.Synobugyablood2.2.5Bleed, blood
nkla2ŋklan.messageBapʋ nkla sɩsɩ mɩ ánɩ́ mba.They sent me a message that I should come.Nótu ɔkpa, sʋ nɛyɛkla mɩ nyawie amʋ. Fialɩ ɔbɔ́pʋ nkla ha mɩ nɔ́pʋ ya mʋ apio. I will travel, so I am going to notify my friend. Perhaps he will give me a message to take to his brothers.3.5.2.2News, message
nklobitɔŋklobítɔ́ʔadv.say under your breath; not intended for others to hearKebi amʋ dɛtɔɩ nklobitɔ.The child is talking to himself under his breath.cfagyɩnawhisper3.5.1.1.2Speak quietly
nkontoŋkõnton.badly healed fracture on the shincfkonkolifi nkontograss2.5.3Injure7.9.1DamageIdiom:konkolifi nkontograss
nkontombreŋkóntómbre From:Akannkʋtʋmɩrɩn.cocoyam leaves cooked as greensƖnɩa fʋdɛ mankani nkontombre lɛ a, mankani amʋ tɔwa ɔgɔn. Because you pick the leaves from your cocoyam the cocoyam becomes hard (remains hard when cooked).6.2.1.2Growing roots1.5.3Grass, herb, vine5.2.3.1.4Food from leaves
Nkonyaŋkuɲáʔpropn.1Nkonya land9.7.2.2Names of regions2Nkonya languageNkonyafɔ bʋtɛblɩ Nkonya ɔblɩ. The Nkonyas speak the Nkonya language.9.7.1.5Names of languages
nkɔlʋnkɔlʊ́comp. of1 2ɩlʋn.a song to show off your bravery4.2.4Dance4.8.3War
nkɔmbɔ2ŋkɔmbɔ(H)n.conversationgyi nkɔmbɔhave a conversationNɔyɔ mɩa mɩ nyawie ɔkʋ agyi nkɔmbɔ amba.I'm going to converse with my friend and come back.3.5.1.4Speak with otherscomp.gyi nkɔmbɔconverse
nkɔnkɔŋkɔŋkɔ(H)n.on the shouldersBʋ tsu mʋ wa nkɔnkɔ tsufɛsɛ alagyi sʋ.They carried him on their shoulders because he has won.2.1.2Torso2.1.3.1Arm