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nyahukanan. 1difference; nonconformity[8.3.5.2.3 - Different], [4.3.8.1 - Conform], [8.3.5.3.4 - Strange], [9.6.1.6 - Dissociation] 2range; variety of different things or activities[8.3.5.2.3 - Different], [8.3.5 - Type, kind]
nyakabyeru̱banyakabyeru̱n. 1new mother; woman who has just given birth [2.6.3 - Birth], [4.1.9.1.2 - Father, mother] 2Metaphor. Pleiades; a group of six stars that are together in the night sky and always shine very brightly Syn:nyamukaaga. [9.7.2.5 - Names of heavenly bodies], [1.1.1.2 - Star]
nyakahi̱mbi̱n. hardwood tree; strongest forest tree that grows extremely big and very tall and is never affected by termites[1.5.1 - Tree]
nyakataaman. greysih fish sp. with very small scales and a short large mouth, that resembles ‘mmasi’[1.6.1.5 - Fish]
nyakati̱gan. plant that bears fruit like onions but has leaves like that of the ‘leengha’ shrub[5.2.3.1.5 - Food from roots], [1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine]
nyakaab̯u See main entry: nyakeetu̱
nyakeenyu̱ See main entry: nyakeetu̱
nyakeetu̱banyakeetu̱n. our sister[9.2.3 - Pronouns], [4.1.9.1.3 - Brother, sister]
nyamanyaman. meat; flesh of an animal or a bird that is eaten[6.3.7 - Animal products], [5.2.3.2 - Food from animals], [6.3.1.1 - Cattle], [5.2.3.2.1 - Meat]
nyamagoyebanyamagoyen. albino; s.b. born without the usual skin colour and having whitish hair[2.5.4.5 - Birth defect], [1.6.1 - Types of animals], [8.3.3.3.1 - White], [2.1.4 - Skin], [2.6.3.6 - Unusual birth]
nyamanu̱ngu̱manyamanu̱ngu̱n. porcupine; largest of all gnawing animals with quills as sharp as a needle that it raises in order to protect itself in case of attackSyn:seeki̱i̱se. Hystrix cristata [1.6.1.1.4 - Rodent]
nyambubimanyambubin. spider; insect with eight legs, without wings that spins a web to catch insects for food[1.6.1.8 - Spider]
nyamukaaganyamukaagan. Pleiades; a group of six stars that are together in the night sky and always shine very brightlySyn:nyakabyeru̱. [9.7.2.5 - Names of heavenly bodies], [1.1.1.2 - Star]
nyamu̱ngongi̱banyamu̱ngongi̱n. loved wife[4.1.9.2.1 - Husband, wife], [4.3.3 - Love], [9.7.1.7 - Terms of endearment], [2.6.1.5 - Romantic love]
nyananyanan. heifer; young female cow ready to conceive but that has not yet reached the size of a fully grown cow[6.3.1.1 - Cattle], [1.6.7 - Male and female animals]
nyanganyangan. grave hole; pit in which a corpse is buried[2.6.6.6 - Grave], [2.6.6.5 - Bury]
nyankei(Var. nyankeenya) pro. myself[9.2.3.1 - Reflexive pronouns]
nyantapara mukyenu See main entry: mukyenu
nyaabyongomanyaabyongon. turtle; reptile with a shell on its body like a tortoise, lives in water and pulls its head, feet and tail into its shell when in dangerSyn:geeri. Chelonia mydas [1.6.1.3.3 - Turtle]
nyaaki̱mwei̱banyaaki̱mwei̱n. only son[8.1.1.1.1 - One], [4.1.6.3 - Alone], [4.4.2.5 - Separate, alone], [9.2.3.6 - Personally], [8.1.5.7 - Only]
nyaalokoli̱banyaalokoli̱n. grass sp. that resembles what is called ‘mwaru’ except that it has small black sharp points and it mostly grows in dry areas[1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine]
nyaanimanyaanin. arrow; thin stick or metal with a sharp point at one end that is shot from a bow[4.8.3.7 - Weapon, shoot]
nyenzenyenzen. cockroach; large brown insect with wings, that stays in houses, esp. in darkness and in dirty places[1.6.1.7 - Insect]
nyeerabyan. behavioural code, principles, values; the way that s.b. behaves, esp. towards other people[8.3.5.1 - Nature, character], [4 - Social behavior], [3.1.1 - Personality], [4.3 - Behavior], [4.3.1.4 - Reputation]

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