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n1pfxprefix for nouns of class 1, preceding consonant initial stemsnchyáa,woman who has given birth.
n2pfxprefix for nouns of classes 3 and 4, preceding consonant initial stemsnted,bundle.
n3Cntx.var.m6Infl.var.ḿ2ń2pfxI; verb prefix, first person singular (subject agreement marker)
n4pfxverb prefix marking past tensemenkɛ̌,I went.
nCntx.var.ofɛn
ń1Cntx.var.ofḿ1
ń2Infl.var.ofn3
ń1Cntx.var.ofḿ1
ń2Cntx.var.ḿ2amof, associative marker for nouns of classes 3 and 4See:é1
naaconjwhether, introducing alternatives that are considered
naáCntx.var.ofʼə̄
naadsfxverb stem suffix -ned combined with the imperfective aspect markerNyə̌ ekennaad á nkog ḿ bwɛl.The snake is creeping up the tree trunk.Cf.ned
naansfxverb stem suffix -nɛn combined with the imperfective aspect markerAtôgnaan bad.He always needs people.Cf.nɛn
naa...ngɛ́conjeither...or
nangomɛ́ntree hyrax; tree dassie, three fingersDendrohyrax dorsalisSyn.ebelɛbogɛ́
nchabɛnchabɛDial.var.nchabin3/4kind of tree (with nuts containing oil)
nchabiSp.var.njabiDial.var.ofnchabɛ
nchabnedɛnfar awayAhɔ́bé aá waáb adé nchabnedɛ.He said his friend is far away.
nchág1nchágn3/4handle (of axe, spade, etc.)Apɔ́dé nchág ń chǒŋ.He prepared a handle for the hoe.
nchág2n3feast, feastingNB
nchámn3meal (for settling dispute)
nchám a ndyéédbechám bé ndyééd<âchámn1/2cookKǎg wê nchám a ndyééd.Go to the cookʼs house.
nchaŋsaŋn31tree with soft wood2wood, plank from this tree