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nyav1seeNyjila ŋga ni u shie see kre ni u nya.When I saw him, he was going to the farm.2meltNyumu le weŋge kre nu a ki nya.Water got into the salt and it melted.
nyaa1adjwild, dangerousNyukwan wre nyaa.The dog is wild.2vopenU krɔ kre nyaa a shushɔɔnlɔ le tataara.He opened the door and lots of flies came in.3nbushPe sɛ nyaa.They went to the bush.
nyaalavstretch outU dɛŋglɛ kre nyaala.He stretched out the mat.
nyaalamnfar bushU sɛ na nduulo pre ni nyaalam.He took the cows deep into the bush.
nyaanyaaadvhurry, quick, fastU ja na nyaayri nyaanyaa.He can walk fast.
nyaara1vshake, rattleU gbolo kre nyaara.He is shaking the bottle.2nedge of thatched roofU kaara kre su kaan na mu ki le nyaara wa.He pierced the meat with a stick and put it up on the edge of the roof.
nyaaraavcontinuous form of to walk
nyaariv1walkingNi jele ni yaa; ki tia ni nyaari brɛbrɛ.My leg hurts; that's why I am walking carefully.2continuative form of 'nyaa'Nyaari ni ki nyaari.I am opening it.
nyaarɔna kind of yamNyaarɔ n na gbaŋmbaa cha.This yam does not like an old site.
nyaasenyjaangeckoYurɛ mblɛ mbe nyina ŋga krɛrɛ n pe cheche mu Israel leele ŋga, krote, na suŋu, na taanree. na nyaasenyjaa.These animals are unclean to the Israel people, the rat, the mouse, the lizard and the gecko.
nyaiadjwildMbe ti nyaalam yurɛ mblɛ pe nyai pe tɔ.I will cause the bush animals who are wild to fall on them.
nyaloncatNyalo wre suŋu yii.The cat caught a mouse.
nyambɛnhornNuu wre nyambɛ kulo.The cow has a crooked horn.
nyambienhillBaŋga oo sɛ nyambie kre nduu.Tomorrow we shall go and climb the hill.
nyanyaadj1sourChiin yire taan nyanya.The soup is sour.2touchyBlɔ wree nyanya; ki tia ndro na ja mu da u yira na.The man is touchy; that's why no one wants to come near him.
nyanyjɛbimadvyouthNyanyjɛbim, faŋga kii wa u nu.There is strength in the youth.
nyanyjɛblenyoung manNyanyjɛble wi, ki tia u ja na fali kpa.He's a young man; that is why he can farm well.
nyanyjɛmnyouthfulnessNyjila ŋga nu ndaa nyanyjɛm lii kre na ni dodonyi da kɛ.In my youthful days I had ten shirts.
nyanyjona kind of treeTla nyjila nyanyjo sɛni.This tree gives fruit in the dry season.
nyanyjɔnboy friendU nyanyjɔ wi nyanyɔble wre.Her boy friend is this young man.
nyanyovpredict, prophesyU kee kre nyanyo.He predicted what would happen.
nyanyofunnprophet, soothsayerIzaya na pe Nyiɛkpɔɔ nyanyofun.Isaiah was God's prophet.
nyanyoovprophesying (continuous)A yaa shia Nyiɛkpɔɔ kee nyanyoo le kewaa.And you shouldn't view God's prophesying as a worthless thing.
nyaŋgulɔnhuntPe sɛ kaŋgulo nyaŋgulɔ.They went hunting for grasscutters.
nyawɔɔnwild animalNyawɔɔlɔ tinyi yire bie taanla na klai.The wild animals ravished and spoiled the wild forests.