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Nyab̯uzaanan1name of a person9.7.1.1Personal names2name of a mountain9.7.2.7Names of mountains
nyahukanan1difference; nonconformity8.3.5.2.3Different4.3.8.1Conform8.3.5.3.4Strange9.6.1.6Dissociation2range; variety of different things or activities8.3.5.2.3Different8.3.5Type, kind
nyakabyeru̱banyakabyeru̱n1new mother; woman who has just given birth2.6.3Birth4.1.9.1.2Father, mother2Metaphor. Pleiades; a group of six stars that are together in the night sky and always shine very brightlySynnyamukaaga9.7.2.5Names of heavenly bodies1.1.1.2Star
nyakahi̱mbi̱nhardwood tree; strongest forest tree that grows extremely big and very tall and is never affected by termites1.5.1Tree
nyakataamangreysih fish sp. with very small scales and a short large mouth, that resembles ‘mmasi’1.6.1.5Fish
nyakati̱ganplant that bears fruit like onions but has leaves like that of the ‘leengha’ shrub5.2.3.1.5Food from roots1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
Nyakatonname of a female twin9.7.1Name of a person2.6.3.7Multiple births
nyakaab̯ubanyakaab̯untheir sister9.2.3Pronouns4.1.9.1.3Brother, sisterder. ofnyakeetu̱
nyakeenyu̱banyakeenyu̱nyour sister9.2.3Pronouns4.1.9.1.3Brother, sisterder. ofnyakeetu̱
nyakeetu̱banyakeetu̱nour sister9.2.3Pronouns4.1.9.1.3Brother, sisternyakaab̯untheir sister9.2.3Pronouns4.1.9.1.3Brother, sisternyakeenyu̱nyour sister9.2.3Pronouns4.1.9.1.3Brother, sister
nyamanyamanmeat; flesh of an animal or a bird that is eaten6.3.7Animal products5.2.3.2Food from animals6.3.1.1Cattle5.2.3.2.1Meat
nyamagoyebanyamagoyenalbino; s.b. born without the usual skin colour and having whitish hair2.5.4.5Birth defect1.6.1Types of animals8.3.3.3.1White2.1.4Skin2.6.3.6Unusual birth
nyamanu̱ngu̱manyamanu̱ngu̱nporcupine; largest of all gnawing animals with quills as sharp as a needle that it raises in order to protect itself in case of attackSynseeki̱i̱seHystrix cristata1.6.1.1.4Rodent
Nyambogonname of a person9.7.1.1Personal names
nyambubimanyambubinspider; insect with eight legs, without wings that spins a web to catch insects for food1.6.1.8Spider
Nyambubinname of a person9.7.1.1Personal names
Nyami̱ju̱mbi̱nname of a person9.7.1.1Personal names
Nyami̱sangonname of a person9.7.1.1Personal names
NyamuhangabanyamuhanganGod; the supreme being or spirit that is worshipped and is believed to have created the universe, who is believed to have power over a particular part of nature or who is believed to represent a particular qualitySynRuhanga4.9.1God
nyamukaaganyamukaaganPleiades; a group of six stars that are together in the night sky and always shine very brightlySynnyakabyeru̱ 29.7.2.5Names of heavenly bodies1.1.1.2Star
nyamu̱ngongi̱banyamu̱ngongi̱nloved wife4.1.9.2.1Husband, wife4.3.3Love9.7.1.7Terms of endearment2.6.1.5Romantic love
nyananyananheifer; young female cow ready to conceive but that has not yet reached the size of a fully grown cow6.3.1.1Cattle1.6.7Male and female animals
nyanganyangangrave hole; pit in which a corpse is buried2.6.6.6Grave2.6.6.5Bury
Nyangomanname of a female twin9.7.1Name of a person2.6.3.7Multiple births
nyankeivar.nyankeenyapromyself9.2.3.1Reflexive pronouns