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naâ1vtspeak in a not straightforward manner, speak in the form of a riddlenôghàà ní nààspeech that is not straightforward, that needs special decoding
naâ2vthateÒ burə naa gha laà a ya?Thy do you hate me so much?
nàànààn9/10animalnàà mɨ̀tsəʼə̀n9/10wild animal, wild beast
nàâfr. var.nɨ ghâpronme
naâ àtûhate someoneǹnàâ àtûhating someoneto hate someone
nàà mɨ̀tsəʼə̀nàà mɨtsəʼə̀comp. of nààmɨ̀tsəʼə̀n9/10wild animal, wild beast
naa nɨghààvttell a parable; speak in a parablesǹnàâ nɨ̀ghààtelling a parable; speaking in parablesto tell a parable; to speak in parables.
nàà ŋ̀kìnàa ŋkìn9/10hippoHippopotamus amphibius
nààŋgwyɛ̀nààŋgwyɛ̀n9/10leopardPanthera pardus
nàʼâvtsnub someone (by not returning his greetings or answering his question)À nàʼa a ghâ.He has refused to answer me.
nàʼàrə̂v.adjbe spotted; be speckledM̀bi ya ɨ nàʼàrə̀.The goat is spotted.ǹnàʼàrə̂1ger9being speckled; being spotted2infto be speckled; to be spotted
nàndènə̀bɨ̀nàndènə̀n1/2boundary
nànsə̂vtstretch the handǹnànsə̂1ger9to stretch the hand; stretching the hand2infto stretch the hand
naŋə̂vtdislike or disapprove of something because it is disgustingǹnàŋə̂ger91disliking; disapproving (of something that is disgusting or shameful)2to dislike, disapprove of (something that is disgusting or shameful)
nàŋə̂vijump down
naŋəbɨrə̀bɨ̀naŋəbɨrə̀n1/2springSynnɨ̀bɛ̂springŋ̀kìnɨbɛ̂spring,
naŋəbɨrə̌ ŋkǐ ntswêntɨ̀ɨ̀bɨ̀naŋəbɨrə̀ bɨ ŋkǐ ntswêntɨ̀ɨ̀n1/2spring of living water
naŋnsə̂vtfix; make; produce
naŋsə̂11vtmake; produce2vtfix; repair; mend; renovateǹnàŋnsə̂1ger9making; producing; creating2infto make; to create3ger9fixing; repairing; renovating4ger9to fix; to repair; to renovate
naŋsə̂2var.nanə̀advreally;truly
nàŋtə̂1vijump; leap2vibeat (heart)3vipalpitate
Narə̀n1masque, comes out when the Fon is dead
nàsə̂vtstretchNàsə abô yo nlɔ̀gə atəə ya mfa a mbo mə̀.Stretch your hand and take the calabash and give it to me.
nasə a muswɛ̂bovtpoint the finger