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nagyo yam1ó ávnag, trouble, worrysynbendge
nailkuillinnailsynkɩrekullikɩreɩ́nnailsynkuillikulliú-ìnnailsynkuilliyẽega 1énnail, fingernailNu-yẽega.Fingernail.2.1Body
nail (to)ɩ̀vknock in, to drive, nail, pegKɩ baafã ka n loe bʋʋgã.Knock in the peg and tie the goat there.
nail, hammer inka4 1àvto nail, peg, hammer in, hit to fix
nakedpɩlmeɩ̀vbe or become bare, naked, nude (head, place), to be shaven, balded, clearedA zugã pɩlmame.His head is naked.beelle 1é-éadjnakedpɩsemdeɩ́-éadjnaked, not covered with vegetationZĩ-pɩsemd ka yit moog ye.A place without grass.koebelleó-éadjnaked, nude, hairless, bareZu-koebelle.hairless head.sãeengaà-áadjnaked, bare, without sheathSʋ-sãeenga.Knife without sheath.pɩlemdeɩ́adjwithout hair, naked, nude, bare, bald, shaven, cleared (land)Zu-pɩlemde.Hairless head.bɩlemdeadjnaked, bare, (usually speaking of the torso)bɛɛla3 1n.plnaked
naked (completely)yʋbaadvcompletely nakedA futã sẽk n bas-a lame t'a yãs yʋba.He took off his clothes and stands there completely naked.zaalaá-ànwithout clothes around one's genital parts, completely nakedNing biigã põg t'a ra kẽnd a zaal woto ye.Give pants to the child so that he doesn't walk around naked like that.
nameyʋʋre1 1ʋ́-ènname, first nameFo yʋʋr la bõe?What is your name?
name (give the)pʋde2vintone, strike up a song, name, nominate, give the name, callA pʋda a biigã yʋʋr t'a Polle.He named his child «Paul».
name (proper)yʋ-pʋtreʋ́-ʋ́-énproper name
name (to)pʋd yʋʋrevto name, to call
name, first name
named (be)sonde2vbe named, be called, to surname oneself, mention one's ancestral / patronymic lineTẽng naab sã n sonded «korgo», tals sondeda «wuk n sui».If the village chief is called «Bag», his commoners will be called « Collect-and-fill». Proverb, meaning: The entourage of a leader adapt to his conduct.)
namesyʋya 1n.plnames
namingzu-lukriú-ú-ínIslamic ceremony of giving a name to a newborn, naming, baptismsynmoorẽ sɩgr poeesgosoobo
napekãareánnape, neck, the back of the headTẽng-n-ned kãar sãoo sãan nenga.The neck of the native is better than the face of a stranger. (Proverb: Any business that concerns an acquaintance will find a happy ending while that of the stranger suffers.)2.1Body
napkinsarbɛtannapkin
narratetogse1òvto recount, tell, relate, narrate, announce, say, pronounce, recountA togsda yellã.He relates the problem.synwilg sẽn yɩla
narrativetogsgonstory, narrative, account of
narrowpẽdgaè-áadjnarrowRo-pẽdga.Narrow room.sẽoko1èo-óadjtiny, narrowZĩ-sẽoko.Narrow place.sẽka1ẽ̀-áadjnarrow, tiny, exiguousSorã yaa sẽk wʋsgo.The road is very narrow.
nasal vowelyõorẽ wãgdgaó á-ánnasal vowelã, ẽ, ĩ, õ, ũ
nastywẽnga3énan evil, harm, sth. bad, ugly, nasty, awfulWẽng maooneg pa sõama ye.Doing evil is not good.antsõm1sõmdesynwẽnde2 1wẽnga1 2éadjnasty, uglyka sãndeexpr.ugly, nasty, awfulwẽnde2 2adjnasty, uglyF ba-wẽndã bee yir bɩ?Is your ugly dog at home?beoogo2éadjbad, wicked, evil, malicious, nastysynbɛɛga 1
nasty personra-wẽngaà-énnasty person, ugly manRa-wẽng rooda a ma roogẽ sãana.The ugly man courts his mother's stranger. (Proverb: Everyone should take advantage of the opportunities that come their way.)
nasty womanpʋg-wẽngannasty woman, wicked womanBiig pa yã a ma wẽndẽ n yet t'a ba kẽ ne pʋg-wẽnga.The child did not witness his mother's youth, argues that his father married a wicked woman. (Proverb: we make false judgements about a situation or about a person when we do not have all the information about them.)
nationaltẽng-n-biigaè-ínnational, citizen, native, indigenous (lit. child of the territory)