Gonja - English

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n1verbprtfuture and past tense marker connecting verbs in a verb phrase (comparable to a )e maaŋ tiŋ n yɔhe will not be able to go (he cannot go)e maŋ tiŋ m bahe could not come
n2pro1I 2my n tuto - my father n niomy mother
na1unknownthe (def. article), thatbumo nathey are the ones (lit. 'the them')cheche na maŋ kɔ eleŋthe bicycle is not strong
na2vto walk
naa1Verbal infixprogessive present tense, first in the verb phrase and preceded by an emphatic noun phrasemo e naa yɔ he/she is the one goingn tuto ere naa yɔ na that my father is going
naa2Verbal infixagain (verbal infix, indicating repetition, progressive tense)
nache /anachencow (female)
nakanyɛnspotted hyena (nickname)
nakure /anakurenheifer
namu /anamundumb (person)
nana /nanaanangrandparent, ancestor
naniereadvsoon, now
nansa /anansanspider
nantaŋ /?ngun (only to be used by strong men)
naŋVerbal infixagain (verbal infix, indicating repetition, present and past tense)naŋ lɔŋɛ n wora! - do it again!e naŋ bɛta n yɔ epe - he went home again
naŋgori /?npoor servant
naŋkɔse /anaŋkɔsenbutcher
naŋkwasi /anaŋkwasinbutcher
napuna /napunaananson of chief, royal descendant
nasevto put down, to spread, to lay down, to command, to distributeta wajɛ na n nase - put the cloth down (lit. take and put down)
nase katrevto give a name, to name, to nickname
nawuleadjalone, only, even
ncha /ka-ndances
nchaŋ /nchaŋanangrave
nchɔla (sg & pl)npraise