The entries in the Nzime dictionary consist of a headword followed by a pronunciation guide in brackets. The abbreviation of the part of speech is given in italics. This is followed by the definition in French. Lastly, an example sentence may be given.
The following example is a noun:
The entry below is a Nzime verb in the infinitive form:
The following example is a Nzime noun with two related definitions which are numbered: