Vernacular - English
nyagɛ bɔyɛcomfortƲ bie nɛ sʋba, mɩ mʋ nyagɛ ʋ bɔyɛ.Her child died and I went to comfort her. nyagɩlɛ1to reprimandƲ dɩa nyagɩlɛmɛ mɩ sɩ joŋ ʋ baasikuuri.She reprimanded me for using her bicycle.2not to do properlyPɛɛrɛɛ dɩa nyagɩlɛ mɩ baga.The farmers did not weed properly at my farm. nyagɩma nyagɩmato eat very little, slowly or nothingƲ dii kɩaa nyagɩma nyagɩma.He ate very little.
nyal1to be fatigued, exhaustedƲ yaraa nyala nɛ.He is exhausted.2.5Health2to be sourYamɩŋ nyala nɛ.The sourwater is fermented.
nyalɩmɛto be patient, endure patientlyBa vɩɩrɛ bile, ʋ nyalɩmɛ.When they beat the child, he endured it bravely. nyama nyamavery sharpSɩa la kɛŋ niiŋ nɛ woruŋ nyama nyama.The knife is very sharp. nyàŋto eat with little or no soupLa nyaŋ kʋlɩɩ la nɛ.We ate the TZ without soup. nyáŋto blameSɩ́ mɩ nyaŋ, mɩ dee bɩŋ kʋdiilee vɔmɔ.Don't blame me, I am not the one who refused to give you food. nyaŋgeeliŋ(Lat.) Hibiscus cannabinus, kenaf nyara nyaravery roughWombii la ŋaa nyara nyara nɛ.The road is very rough. nyɛto force sb. to bring a missing thingBa sɩ baal la nyɛ moribiila ʋ sɩ die.The man was forced to pay back the money he spent.
nyɛ bɩnɩŋto excreteƲ nyɛ bɩnɩŋ.He defecated.id. Kʋdiilee nyɛ bɩnɩŋ.There was plenty of food.2.2Body functions
nyɛnɛunpleasant, bad omen, misfortuneMɩ mɔl nyɛnɛ.I have a bad omen.
nyɛnyɛ (mɩanyɛ)an insect with a scissor like mandible22.214.171.124Insect
nyɛsɛto be hostile, very severe, extremeMɩ nyuwɩɩla la mɩɩra nyɛsɛ nɛ.My headache has become very severe.
nyɛsɩŋsth which is filthy, horrible, abhorentBanjɩra la kɛŋ nyɛsɩŋ.The toilet is filthy.2.5Health
nyiiricflugisito tickleSɩ́ mɩ naaŋ lɛ nyiiru.Do not tickle my leg.