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nyuŋ pɛgɩŋnhairstyle2.1.1Head
nyuŋ viiriidto be madBaal la nyuŋ viire nɛ.The man is mad.2.5.1Sick
nyuŋgolonocciput, back of head2.1.1Head
nyupuoronbald head2.5Health2.1.1Head
nyupʋnfʋlʋŋnunhealthy hair2.1.1Head
nyupʋntulluŋnabnormal hair on the head2.5.1Sick2.1.1Head
nyupʋnʋŋnhair (of head)2.1.1Head
nyusɩŋcfnaasɩmɩŋngood luck
nyusoloncompletely shaven head, skinhead2.1.1Head
nyuvienpot for storing drinking water
nyuvʋrɛnLevaillant's cuckoo1.6.1.2Bird
nyuvʋrʋŋncrest, a tuft of feathers on top of the head of birds e.g hoopoe
nyuyellenpillow
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.
nyʋgʋlʋŋnflying ant
nyʋgʋsɛvto crush, to break into piecesNyʋgʋsɛ daa la kala.Break the wood into pieces.
nyʋlɩma/nyʋlʋŋn1blind person2.5Health2.5.1Sick2illiterateid. Ʋ ŋaa nyʋlʋŋ nɛ.He is an illiterate.
nyʋlɩmɛvto be blindBaal la bɩ na, ʋ nyʋlɩma nɛ.The man cannot see, he is blind.2.5Health
nyʋnyʋalancup
nyʋŋgʋlʋŋadjin disorderDɩa la tʋɔŋ kala ŋaa nyʋŋgʋlʋŋ nɛ.The room is in disorder.