Browse Nafaanra - English
nnegativeNi n chin ŋga ni pe, a pra ni tɛɛlɛ.I don't know what I have done, and they are insulting me.
na1conjandKofi na Adwoa pe sɛ see.Kofi and Adwoa went to the farm.2advagainKi fna mu ki yo na.You have to repeat it.3preponŊunu Darius li yɛlɛ shiin jɔɔn na.King Darius was on the throne two years.4tensewas or were; past tense markerHali e na kee nyjɛ ee paara haa chaa.Even the things which you were saying were needing understanding.5demthatLa, ni loo na mu na yuu na, "Ni pe chasi."But I hear that you are saying that, "I am innocent."
naa1vtasteU chiin yire naa.She tasted the soup.2ntailKlaa wa nuu wre naa kre na.There is a sore on the cow's tail.3nscorpionNaa na pɔ wre nu aŋge blee.A scorpion bit the child last night.4nnephew
naarabutter, cheeseNaara wa nɔnɔ kre yiɛ na.Cream is on the top of the milk.
naarifollowing closelyFuŋga mu biile we nɛɛ mbe wɛ chlɔ ŋmba plɔ u u naari nyjila kro nu kre na.Now your children will be more that a woman whose husband is following her closely all the time.
nabiecalfAbraham na sɛ u yurɛ kahaa, mna sɛ nabie yii, mna pan mu u sumifɛɛnlɛ pre wa ŋga.Abraham went to the pasture and took a calf and gave it to his servants.
nablɛmbullNablɛmu n wa nuulo pre nu.There is no bull among the cows.
nafaprosper, benefitKia mu nafa.It would not benefit you.
nafrecow dung spoken by elder people, there is also the word nufree with the same meaning used by children.
nafunin-lawU sɛ u nafun chia.He went to an in-law's town.
nagbɛɛcorralNagbɛɛ kre kla.The corral is damaged.
nahlɛcow skinNahlɛ kre sheli.Cow skin is tough.
najɔdaughter or mother in lawNaomi na u najaala shiin pre ni mbe sɛ u waŋgra nu.Naomi and her two daughters-in-law went to her country.
nakaanfat tailNa ndro yurɔ gbo u nakaan ŋga nu nyina nyi we kun mbe ŋmba u u gbo wre ŋga.If a person kills an animal he takes the fat tail with it fat to give to the one who killed it.
naknɔtsetse flyNaknɔ wre to nuu wre na.There is a tsetse fly on the cow.
nalofemale cowNalo wre see shiin.This cow has birthed twice.
nalɔuncleU nalɔ wi Anane Broni pɔ.Her uncle is Anane Broni's child.
namturbanNyjila Kro nu Israel Sofu Lopom fna mbe nam pɔ ndrɛ na imi na O Tafun Nyiɛkpɔɔ na yo Moses pan kre.All the time the Israel high priest wears a turban as our Lord God said to Moses.
namuturbanSɔɔ blɔ wre namu pɔ u ndra na.The Muslim man covers his head with a turban.
nanagrandchildU nana wre yaa.His grandson is sick.
nana_jelijaegreat grandchildrenNi nana jelijae taare.I have three great grand children.
nanyuured cowE nanyuu ŋmba pe gbo mu u sro mu tɛɛ mu sisam sra wɔ.You take a red cow that they killed and burn and use for a sin offering.
naŋgrɔbark of a treePe tiŋge kre naŋgrɔ tɛɛ na tuwe soori.They used the bark of the tree to make medicine.
naŋguacoalsAaron bibilɛ sɛ pe kanhun wɔ yirɛ wru, mna sɛ naŋgua wɔ na yi ni, mna tuwe ndiom tɛɛn sro mna o Tafun Nyiɛkpɔɔ ŋga.Aaron's sons went with their censers and put burning coals in it with incense to give to our Lord God.
napɔlɔyoung bullNapɔlɔ kaara tna mu wɛ na nalo kaara na.A young cow's meat is sweeter than a mother cow's meat.