nyʋ̀vto germinateMá leŋ dɩ mɩaa nyʋ.Let the millet germinate.
nyʋ̀av1to drink, to eat porridgeŊ jaŋ nyʋa lɩɩŋ?Will you drink some water?2Person2to smokeƲ nyʋa sɩgaarɛ.He smoked cigarette.2Person3to take medicineƲ nyuŋ wɩɩ nɛ, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ ʋ nyʋa daalusuŋ.He had a headache; that is why he took medicine.2.5Health
nyʋamɛrɛnperseveranceƲ kɛŋ nyʋamɛrɛ.He has perseverance.
nyʋgɛcfnyʋʋsɛvto close the eye half way, to squintƲ sɩaa wɩɩ nɛ, ŋɩɩ nɛ tɩɩ ʋ kaa nyʋgɛ ŋɩɩ.His eyes are hurting, that is why he is squinting them like that.
nyʋgɛ sɩɩŋidto be serious, purposefulƲ nyʋgɛ sɩɩŋ nɛ a ŋaa wɩɩla.He is serious in doing the work.