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nsienɔnsienɔ́unspec. var. ofsienɔseven
-nsienɔnsienɔ́card. num.seven8.1.1.1Cardinal numbers
nsɩkansɪ́káʔn.eye discharge whether normal or infectiousrheumNsɩka bʋ fʋ ɔsɩkɛtɛtɔ, sʋ lɛ mʋ́. Eye discharge is on your eyelash so remove it.Nɩ nsibi dɛ fʋha a, nsɩka tɛdɩnka fʋ nsibisʋ.When you have eye trouble, you will have eye discharge.2.1.1.1Eye2.5.2Disease
nsɩnɛnsɪnɛ́ pl.ansɩnɛpʋadj.middle; medium; betweenTepo bʋ Wurupong mʋ́a Ntumda nsɩnɛ. Tepo is between Wurupong and Ntumda.Asʋn bʋ anɩ nsɩnɛ, sʋ anɩmɛkan.There is a case between us so we are not in harmony.8.6.5Middlecomp.ɔyɩ nsɩnɛmidnightder.ansɩnɛpʋ
nsunnsṹpl. ofosunclan
nsuonsúó n.ashAtsɩ akʋ bɔkʋsʋ nyankɩ a, bʋtɛlɛ amʋ́ ɔswɩtɔ nsuo, kpita ɔswɩ asa bʋtɔwa ogya. When certain women get up in the morning they remove the ashes from their hearth, and paint the ɔswɩ before setting fire.5.5.5What fires produce
nsʋnsʊn.a mark or scar on something to make it stand out3.6.1Show, explain6.3Animal husbandrycomp.hɩɛ nsʋnotice
nsʋpansʊ́pa(H)From:Akannsʋpan.humiliationNsʋpa igyi ɩtɔ lalahɛ, tsufɛ ɩtɔwa ɔha pɛlɩtɔ.Humiliation is a bad thing because it shames people.cfsʋpahumiliate3.4.2.2.1Ashamed
nsʋsʋnɛnsʊsʊnɛ́ From:Akannsusuɛn.difference between two similar thingsIdehian ánɩ́ nsʋsʋnɛ bétsia Okristonyin pʋ́ ɔmátɔnyin nsɩnɛ. It is necessary that there will be a difference between Christians and Pagans.cfɔtsandifferent8.3.5.2.3Different
nswiensʷiepl. ofoswie2anteater
nswɩnsʷɪpl. ofɔswɩhearth
ntantá n.1palm wineolitɔ nta funeral wineputu nta bush wineafɔɔ nta Wine served to strangers at a funeral or festival or strangers visiting from a distance and on a formal occasion.bita nta wine brought as part of the final marriage custom.Nta mʋ́a ntsu tamawie abatɔ. Wine and water may not enter each other.Don't mix with bad company.5.2.3.7Alcoholic beveragecomp.nta debidebisweet drinknta fututuIdiom:hɔ ntaaccept a bribe2alcoholic beverage5.2.3.7Alcoholic beveragecomp.nta ɔbʋpʋdrunkard
nta debidebicomp. ofnta 1debidebider. ofdɛdɛ 1-biREDUP2n.Non-alcoholic sweet drinksBʋdɛ nta debidebi fɛ biasʋ.They are selling sweet drinks in the market.5.2.3.6Beverage
nta fututu comp. ofnta 1fututun.palm wineNta fututu amʋ lapaɩ dʋbɩ, sʋ fɔ́bʋ. The palm wine has fermented a lot, you'll get drunk.
nta ɔbʋpʋntá ɔbʊpʊ́pl.nta abʋpʋcomp. ofnta 22 1ɔ- -pʋn.drunkardNta ɔbʋpʋ ɔkʋkʋ mɔ́ɔyɔ Bulusʋ.Drunkards will not go to heaven.Obuo kʋkʋ ma nta ɔbʋpʋsʋ.There is no respect for any drunkard.5.2.3.7.2Drunk
ntamntam From:Akanka ntamn.oathOmankrado laka ntam ha Omanhene.Omankrado has sworn an oath to Paramount Chief.Owie pɔpwɛ amʋ ɛ ɔbɛ́ka ntam suna awie amʋ. The new chief also he will swear an oath in front of the chiefs.Mlɩmaka hwɩɩ ntam. Don't swear by anything.cfsuan sunaswear4.7.5.7Take oathcomp.Bulu Ntam PɔpwɛNew Testament
ntan1ntãʔpl. ofɔtan1centre pole
ntatibintatibíʔpl. ofɔtatibiloinclothder. oftati-bi
ntɛ1ntɛpl. ofɔtɛ2ground squirrel