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nyinai1teachingTicha wree wa na biile nyinai.The teacher is there teaching the children.2ripeningFunga maŋgoe nyinai.The mangoes are ripening.
nyini1neyeYira to u nyini.Something fell in his eye.Pie pe nanae nya nyini ni.They will see their grandchildren with an eye.2ntype or varietyNi n na yira ŋga nyini chaa.I don't want this kind of thing.3vpointKɛ nyini mu chlo na mbe ni u chin.Point to your wife so I can know her.
nyinimibreastU nyinimi nunu u yaa.Her one breast pains her.
nyininyinidifferent kindsLeele pre wa nyininyini taarɛ.The people are of three different types.
nyinyifreshWrɛ nyinyi u sɛ knumu mu pan.He went and brought fresh leaves.
nyiŋge1wetNyiɛ Ndo Kwasi gbun mu u nyiŋge poŋgo.The rain beat Ndo Kwasi and got him completely wet.2suffix meaning freshKanyiŋgee wa jafa na.There is fresh meat in the market.
nyiŋgeito be wet (continuous)Lɔɔ ka naa fuu na tro Eden tra kre lalaa, mnaa lawee kre nyiŋgei.The river was running through the land of Eden and caused it to be wet.
nyiseedayNyisee na lewo nyaa chasi.Each day opens to man clean.
nyisineyebrowA wra sɛ u nyisin kan kan tuwe ni.And she went and painted her eyebrows with make-up.
nyisiŋgeeye browU nyisin yire fniŋge.His eyebrows are white.
nyitɔŋgɔcover, lidTaa nyitɔŋgɔ kre kla.The cover of the bowl is spoiled.
nyiweeleeye socketPe wejikaara we fɔɔn pe na na pee wa mu yire sholo, a pe nyiɛlɛ we fɔɔn pe nyiweele nu.Their flesh will rot on them while they are still standing and their eyes will rot in their sockets.
nyjeeri1heavenNii wa na kaan haa ni nyjeeri.I have a hope in heaven.2upKi wa nyjeeri wa.It's up there.
nyjeeri-sɛɛascensionO Yesu nyjeeri-sɛɛ kre kee loo.We have heard about the ascension of Jesus Christ.
nyjeerihaaupper partIsrael leele mblɛ praa wa nyjeerihaa pre na yiri mna David na u katoo leele taan.The people of Israel who where in the upper place got up and were against the house of David.
nyjeeriwotop one or upper oneBoaz na kna mu yo Ruth pan mbo, "Mu yoŋgo nyjeeriwo kre laa mu chan tra mna."Boaz turned to Ruth and said: "Untie your upper cloth and spread it on the ground here."
nyjɛthose (relative pronoun)Nyjɛ wa ni chaa.I want those ones.
nyjiwhichNyji haa mu chaa?Which one do you want?
nyjii1calmLawee kre nyjii.The place is very calm.2wetNi dodoŋgi kre nyjii.My shirt is wet.3coldNyumu kre nyjii titi.The water is too cold.
nyjiimuhumility, meeknessU uyɛ nyjii mu u lopom wre ŋga.He is humble before his master.
nyjilatimeNyjila ŋgi nu mu sɛ wa hin?What time would you be going there?
nyjira1stuckKaa kre nyjira frɛrɛ kre nu.The car got stuck in the mud.2be wild, uncontrollableSoja wre nyjira leele pre nu jafa na wa.The presence of the soldier at the market has caused quite a stir.
nyjiricalm or cold the continuous form of nyjii
nyjofinyigrey hairNyanyɛble yɛnyiŋge yi u faŋga, a nyjofinyi yi blɛlɔɔ nyɔɔ.The glory of youth is their strength, but the grey hair is the glory of the old man.
nyjɔ1nolder brotherNi nyjɔ lopom mɛɛ Kwaku.His senior brother is called Kwaku.2advcloserE mblɛ ee wa nyjɔ, na haalee kre, ee wejinyiŋge ta.You who are close and those who are far will have peace.