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ndàndàvglue; stickGhàyn ndà fiyn eluʼ vɛ ve fôlə fɛ tɔ̀nə̀ mò.You should glue the leakage on the drinking pale.Syn.ngɔ̀mndàtèndàtèv1glue repeatedlyÈ və tə nə è ndàtə̀ va puʼ vɛ ve nyi ətəyn.He has refused to glue the holes that are on it.2stick repeatedlyƏ̀ ndàte nde fɨa vɨnə fa ewùnə ndɛ?Who stuck these things on this wall?
ndàfndàfvuncover (sth buried)Ə m ndù mə è və pfɨ̀mə̀ ə è ndaf.If i reach there when he has buried, he will uncover it.ndàflèndàflèVar. ofndàplèvdig small holes aroundNyàmse ə ndàflè fɨse saŋ mə mɔ̀ʼɔ̂m.Cattle has dug up some seeds.ndàftèndàftèVar. ofndàptèDer. of ndàfVar. ofndâftèvuncover, make a hole on the groundƏ nyi mə ə ndàftè chiə ndɛ təa.The fooundation has been uncovered.ndàptèndàptêVar.ndàftèVar. ofndâftèVar. ofendâptèvuncover, make a hole on the groundNdàpte tso ə fe nə ə fumə pfɨmə ghe!Dig up lightly let's see what is buried there!
ndam1ndāmvdwell, inhabit, liveYî zhwi, è ghɔ veynghe e ndamə fumə etipi afûʼ.He, his wife and children were living near the farm.endamēndámn5/131life2live3habittendamndamzendamtendamendamte1ndámtêvinhabit for whileM nyi mə mə ndù ndamte ghasèvəyn.I have stayed with him for a while.
ndam2ndāmvcook (fufu)Nyìə vayn vîu tè ndamə apayn.A certain woman was cooking fufu.ndamnendámnêvcook ( much fufu)Ghasèghə̀ ghənə zɨse ndamne epɨayn endaʼ.We spent the whole day cooking fufu with them at the village.ndamte2ndámtêvcook (fufu) small quantityKwùʼə ndamte ke luʼ apaynve nyi kə ghənə pə̀yn zhi!Cook just a small quantity of fufu for them to come and eat!
ndàmndàmvinviteÒ ndàm əghɨ nə ghe pə̀yn ghayn ghè fâyn mə ò paʼà pɨaʼte ə?What have you invited people to come and do here when you have not prepared?ndàmnèndàmnèvinviteƏ nyi mə ə tom fɨse vəyn nə e ndù ndâmnè ə̀ghɨ.He has been sent out to go and invite people.
ndaməndámə́advalwaysÈ ndamə pfɨə ə̀ghom əvə fo mbvɨ e ndə̂mə̀.It always lays its eggs and gives fowl to keep.
ndamnendámnêDer. of ndam2vcook ( much fufu)Ghasèghə̀ ghənə zɨse ndamne epɨayn endaʼ.We spent the whole day cooking fufu with them at the village.
ndàmnèndàmnèDer. of ndàmvinviteƏ nyi mə ə tom fɨse vəyn nə e ndù ndâmnè ə̀ghɨ.He has been sent out to go and invite people.
ndamte1ndámtêDer. of ndam1vinhabit for whileM nyi mə mə ndù ndamte ghasèvəyn.I have stayed with him for a while.
ndamte2ndámtêDer. of ndam2vcook (fufu) small quantityKwùʼə ndamte ke luʼ apaynve nyi kə ghənə pə̀yn zhi!Cook just a small quantity of fufu for them to come and eat!
nda ndalə̂ ~ndándálə̂~v.auxact or talk woozilyÈ fè nda ndalə pɨnə kə kə̂ wùə ə è mɨ lɨ̀m.He was dancing woozily like someone who have taken alcohol.
ndàndaŋndàndāŋn9/10name of traditional dancesendàndaŋndàndaŋse
ndàŋə ~ndàŋə̄~v.auxact or talk about something without enough evidenceKɛ vəyn njise è kwìə ndàŋə̀ kyiə ke ə̀ghɨ.He lost his money and was just going about accusing people.
ndàŋə kondàŋə̄kōv.paccuseKə ò fɨyn ndaŋ ko ə̀ghɨ!Stop accusing people!
ndàŋ ndàŋa ~ndàŋndàŋā~v.auxhandle many things at a time without being sure of anyÈ və zɨse ndâŋ ndàŋà nəyn ke nyi ə kwulə̂ ndɔ̀ʼɔ è fə pfɨve epɨà.He has spent the whole day jumping from one thing to the other and has gone home without working two ridges.
ndàŋtìtendàŋtìtèFrom Englishidentityn9/10identity cardsendàŋtìtendàŋtìtèsè
ndàplèndàplèVar.ndàflèvdig small holes aroundNyàmse ə ndàplè fɨse saŋ mə mɔ̀ʼɔ̂m.Cattle has dug up some seeds.
ndasndāsvmeet all roundƏ nyi mə ə pɨaʼte chiə fumə nyi ə pə̀ ndasə.They have packed stones there all round.
ndàtèndàtèDer. of ndàv1glue repeatedlyÈ və tə nə è ndàtə̀ va puʼ vɛ ve nyi ətəyn.He has refused to glue the holes that are on it.2stick repeatedlyƏ̀ ndàte nde fɨa vɨnə fa ewùnə ndɛ?Who stuck these things on this wall?
ndaylendáʲlêvact woozilyFɨəyn təvəynte nyi mə te ə ndaylê.His legs are whirling in shape.
ndaylê ~ndáʲlê~v.auxrun or dance uncontrollablyKə fɨyn ndaylê pɨyn fàyn!Stop dancing in an uncontrolled way here!
ndàynndàɲadvtodaySas ə vəynze ə payn ndàyn.He has been exposed today.
ndâynnda᷇ɲv1go aheadFɨ ndayn ə miə si.Go out ahead of me.2move forwardƏ̀ paŋa tsɔŋ ə gho atu, ò pɨnə ndâyn.It is the k.o. dance that is red on your head, move on with the dance.
ndàʼndàʔvpay (for goods, services, etc.)Mə ndàʼ mɨ̂sè ndwɔ̀ŋ vɨme.I have paid all my debts.endâʼēndâʔn5/13paymenttendâʼndâʼzèndâʼtèndâʼèndàʼtè1ndàʔtèvto pay in instalmentsÈ nyi mə è və zhə̀tè sə̂ ndâʼtə̀.He has started paying in instalments.
ndàʼàndàʔàvtell; announce; proclaim; preachGhənə e ndâʼà nə wə ò pə kə ndò oo!They were only telling her to keep coming.Syn.tsàynendâʼàēndâʔàn5announcementSyn.eghɛ̂ endaʼendâʼzèndâʼàendàʼnèndàʔnèvannounce through many peopleTsàyn sê vəyn nə ə è zɨ chî, è və ndàʼnə̀ ndùə sê ghɨ mɔʼɔ.Tell him that once he hears it, he should announce to others.Syn.ndàʼa tomnendàʼsèndàʔsèv1announce in many placesM piə va ghɛze ətəyn ə è nə ndo ə è və kwiə ndaʼsə̀ ndùə ə̀ghɛ ghɨmə. I will say nothing about it less he will leave here and be going about announcing my deeds. 2quarrelGhənə yiə ndàʼsə̀ ndùə ghɛ.There they are quarrelling as the move along.ndàʼtè2ndàʔtèvannounce graduallyƏ se kâynnè nyi mə ə ndàʼtè tə̀ʼ sekɨ̂m.They have already announced gradually in all the quarters.