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ŋcfnnapronyou, your (sg.)
ŋaav1to beƲ ŋaa kuoro nɛ.He is a chief.2to make, doƲ ŋaa kʋdiilee.She prepared food.Bɛɛ kʋŋ nɛ ŋ jaŋ ŋaa?What are you going to do?3to causeƲ nɛ ŋaa.He caused it.4to happenSɩ́ leŋe dɩ wɩɩ la ŋaa.Don't let the matter happen.5to come to passWɩɩ la sɛnɛ ŋaa nɛ.The matter really came to pass.
-ŋaa-nounsfxpeople from (with certain village names)Bʋjaŋŋaapeople from BujanChɩnchaŋŋaapeople from Chinchang
ŋaa ... nav phrto try outMɩɩ chɛ mɩ ŋaa wɩɩ la na nɛ.I want to try out the matter.
ŋaa jabaaidto have flappy ears (an insult)Ŋ dɩgɩlaa ŋaa jabaa.Your ears are flappy (an insult).
ŋaanacfdɩbaaladɩhaalamalɩman, younger brother, younger sister, cousin
ŋɩɩcfnladem1thisPɩaa nɛ ŋɩɩ.This is yam.2thus, like thatƲ mʋ ŋɩɩ deeŋ deeŋ.He went on like this for a long time.
ŋɩɩ nɛcjthenMɩ sɩ mʋ asibiti, ŋɩɩ nɛ mɩ naʋ.When I went to the health centre, then I saw him.
ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩcj phrthat is whyƲ mʋ yoho nɛ, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ ʋ lɔl.He went to a funeral, that is why he is tired.
ŋɩŋɛrɩŋn, black plum tree, black plum (Lat.vitex doniana)
ŋmàamɛv1witherDuonuŋ bɩ nɩa, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ kuorimɩa la ŋmaamɛ.It did not rain that is why the has maize withered.2not to roast wellƲ ŋmaamɛ kuorimɩɩ la nɛ.He did not roast the maize well.
ŋmáamɛvto blame, to accuseSɩ́ mɩ ŋmaamʋ.Don't blame me.
ŋmaaŋmɩn, musket
ŋmababɩlɩŋn, a kind of tree
ŋmadiibien, a kind of bird
ŋmafɩaŋn, red patas monkey
ŋmakachalan, a type of small monkey
ŋmaman, monkey (gen.term)
ŋmana ŋmanaadv.loudlyDuonuŋ kpɩa ŋmana ŋmana.The rain made a big noise.
ŋmanjaŋn, a kind of bushcat
ŋmanyuŋn, yam species
ŋmaŋkaaŋn, the outside of a compound
ŋmɛllɛvto push downŋmɛllɛ yaŋmake a path through the high grass
ŋmɛnɛ ŋmɛnɛadv.evasiveMɩ pɩɛsɛ chɩŋ la, ʋ bʋl wɩaa ŋmɛnɛ ŋmɛnɛ.I asked about the debt, but he evaded the issue.

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