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nyaHvgivenNya me joo ɛ́ me ewu.Give me water and I will drink.keenyanyanyaanyaànyaɛnnyanya bitemH MHidpay attentionlese bvufee, lese ɛkolɛ, gɛɛ bvufee, gɛɛ ŋkpwawcɛnya dieeH MMMcu dieevname a childnya dieenyaa dieenyaà dieenyaɛ dieenya gvunneH MLvgive a high honour, title, or rank to someone by the symbolic giving of a feathernya gvunnenyaa gvuunenyaà gvuunenyaɛ gvuunenya jeH Lv1grant permission2go on a holidaynya jenyaa jenyaà jenyaɛ jenya keboH MHnya ɛboidto help someone in view of being helped in return, such as a woman who works with another on her farm for the other to work on hers in returnkeenya keboffumtfuse kebonya kejowH MHvpay a fine for faultnya kejownyaa kejownyaà kejownyaɛ kejow
NyaaMLMbɛɛvoc1term for addressing the nfon2an honorific name of the nfon
nyaa nnyaML lhv1give gift2be generousnya nnyanyaa nnyanyaà nnyanyaɛ nnyaɛbo keyɛ
NyaaŋBonyaaŋHH.LHHnp1/2peace keeper in the Mfu society
nyaaŋkɛnLLHvlook quickly and secretly at someone or somethingkeenyaŋkɛnnyaaŋkɛnnyaaŋkenenyaaŋkenènyaaŋkenɛɛ
nyam1Mv1argue, quarrel, or provoke arguments2find fault continually3be contentious4be aggressivekeenyamnyamɛnyamtenyamtènyamɛɛwaa, bew, kicɛn
nyam2nyámL.mln9/101animal2meat3Bibl.man’s fallen, sinful nature with its evil desires and passionsBwe to tuu ɛkufɛ ke nyam e no leenci yî dwɛɛ le.A dog carried a bone and was crossing a bridge.yeɛlɛmɛ
nyambalanyámbalaLLL.MLLnyam balawn9/10horse
nyambala yì diemsɛnnyámbala yì diemsɛnLLL H MLHn9/10stallion; male horse
nya mbense wvu baayML LL H HHvworship; the act of showing great reverence, honour, respect, especially to God or a godnya mbense wvu baaynyaa mbense wvu baaynyaà mbense wvu baaynyaɛ mbense wvu baay
nyam fɛwnyám fɛwL ml.ml mln9/10porcupine; one of the largest kinds of gnawing animals, covered with long, sharp spines called quillsHystrix cristata
nyam fiaynyám fiayL.ML ml.MLn9/10hoofed animal
nyam joonyám jooL.LLn9/101crocodile; a large, dangerous thick-skinned reptile found in sluggish waters and swamps in the tropicsCrocodylus niloticus2general term for any large water animal
nyammfuLMnpwarrior juju in animal shape or form
nyam naʼL.Ln9/10beef or cow meat
nyam ŋkawnyám ŋkawL L.ml Lkejinɛn9/10civet cat
nyam ŋkunyamnyám ŋkunyamL HL.ml HLn9/10pork or pig meat
nyam yi ɛ̂ joonyám yi ɛ̂ jooL H L MLn9/10animal that lives in water
nyam yi foyew enyám yi foyew eL H LM Hn9/10tame or domesticated animal
nyam yì lɛyɛɛnnyám yì lɛyɛɛnL H LMM.ml H MMMn9/10tame or domesticated animal
nyam yi ŋkpwaantenyám yi ŋkpwaanteL H MMlh.ml H MMlhn9/10wild animals
nyanyasenyányaseMHHn9/10iodine plant for native first aid applied to fresh wound
NyaŋLnum18, cardinal number eightmaaŋ, fɛɛ, tɛ, nɛ, tin, soocaan, sooshwiy, nyaŋ, bvuukɛ, yuufe,one, two three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten.2AIDS as known by the similar-sounding Noni number eightBobane yɛɛyi bonyii ɛkumɛ Nyaŋ.Bobane is teaching people about AIDS.
nyaŋeHHvfeedkeenyaŋenyaŋenyaŋyinyaŋyìnyɛnŋyɛɛ
nya ŋgɛwH LMv1trouble or worry2punishkeenyaŋgɛwnya ŋgɛwnyaa ŋgɛwnyaà ŋgɛwnyaɛ ŋgɛw