NyimLfonyimnpdry season; the months of December-March
nyim ɛ fesɛnnyím ɛ fesɛnL M MLn9/10drought; a time when there is little rainfall
nyimshienyímshieMLL.HHHn9/10cock; male chickenShie yin yaa to tuute ɛge kɛ, njefo nyimshie to yaa koole yî dvú le kɛ.The hen never laid eggs because there was no cock to cross it.
nyinjoonyíinjooLMM.HHHn9/10firefly; a soft-bodied night-time beetle with luminous abdominal organs that produce flashing light
nyiŋnyíŋL.Mn9/10bird referred to as a scaly francolin; brown in colour with orange-red legs; a ground bird found in thick underbrush; its nest is a shallow area scraped out of the ground and lined with grass and plant stems; its call is a loud "hu-hu-hu-hurr" sound that can be heard far away, often about sunrise or sunsetFrancolinus squamatus
nyiwMv1elastic2does not get soft when cooked3very strong to be defeated especially in fighting or running a long distancekeenyiwnyiwɛnyiikenyiikènyiwɛɛ
NyoʼL.LLnp1God; the Most High God who is Creator of the heavens and the earthƐ Maalia bense Nyoʼ.Mary praised God.
nyoʼ ɛ coŋ wanL M M Midliterally "god has stolen a child"; the experience when a child goes missing and is found hours or days later. It is believed he has been stolen by a god for that time. The child is usually discovered alone in a cave or by a stream usually within the week. The child is usually found not crying, not sad, and dressed with special syrups or twigs