Browse Nafaanra - English
nya1seeNyjila 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.
nyaalastretch outU dɛŋglɛ kre nyaala.He stretched out the mat.
nyaalamfar bushU sɛ na nduulo pre ni nyaalam.He took the cows deep into the bush.
nyaanyaahurry, 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.
nyaaraacontinuous form of to walk
nyaari1walkingNi 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.
nyaarɔa kind of yamNyaarɔ n na gbaŋmbaa cha.This yam does not like an old site.
nyaasenyjaageckoYurɛ 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.
nyaiwildMbe ti nyaalam yurɛ mblɛ pe nyai pe tɔ.I will cause the bush animals who are wild to fall on them.
nyalocatNyalo wre suŋu yii.The cat caught a mouse.
nyambɛhornNuu wre nyambɛ kulo.The cow has a crooked horn.
nyambiehillBaŋga oo sɛ nyambie kre nduu.Tomorrow we shall go and climb the hill.
nyanya1sourChiin 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.
nyanyjɛbimyouthNyanyjɛbim, faŋga kii wa u nu.There is strength in the youth.
nyanyjɛbleyoung manNyanyjɛble wi, ki tia u ja na fali kpa.He's a young man; that is why he can farm well.
nyanyjɛmyouthfulnessNyjila ŋga nu ndaa nyanyjɛm lii kre na ni dodonyi da kɛ.In my youthful days I had ten shirts.
nyanyjoa kind of treeTla nyjila nyanyjo sɛni.This tree gives fruit in the dry season.
nyanyjɔboy friendU nyanyjɔ wi nyanyɔble wre.Her boy friend is this young man.
nyanyopredict, prophesyU kee kre nyanyo.He predicted what would happen.
nyanyofunprophet, soothsayerIzaya na pe Nyiɛkpɔɔ nyanyofun.Isaiah was God's prophet.
nyanyooprophesying (continuous)A yaa shia Nyiɛkpɔɔ kee nyanyoo le kewaa.And you shouldn't view God's prophesying as a worthless thing.
nyaŋgulɔhuntPe sɛ kaŋgulo nyaŋgulɔ.They went hunting for grasscutters.
nyawɔɔwild animalNyawɔɔlɔ tinyi yire bie taanla na klai.The wild animals ravished and spoiled the wild forests.