Na'vi/Na'vi–English dictionary/nasals/Print version

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Nasal consonants[edit]

Following are Na’vi words starting with nasal consonants: M, N, Ng (G)


M[edit]

ma part. /ma/ [.]

O! (vocative particle)

makto v. /ˈmak.to/, infix m•akt•o [.]

ride
kämakto v. /kæ.ˈmak.to/, infix käm•akt•o [.] ride out ( to go)
makto ko! /ˈmak.to.ko/ [?] let's ride!

mawadp. /mau̯/ [.]

after (in time)
mawkrr adv. /ˈmau̯.kr̩/ [.] afterwards, after (krr time)
maw hìkrr /mau̯.ˈhɪ.kr̩/ [FE] in a bit, (be) right (back)
-X- pximaw. /pʼi.ˈmau̯/ [.] right after

mawey adj. /ma.ˈwɛi̯/, attr. maweya N. amawey [.]

calm
Note: ma oeyä ’eylan "my friend", pronounced ma weyä ’eylan, sounds very much like maweya ’eylan.
maweypey v. /ma.ˈwɛi̯.pɛi̯/, infix maweyp••ey [.] be patient (pey await)
tìmweypey n. /tɪ.ˈwɛi̯.pɛi̯/ [.] patience
lemweypey adj. /lɛm.ˈwɛi̯.pɛi̯/, attr. lemweypeya N. lemweypey [.] patient
nìmweypey adv. /nɪm.ˈwɛi̯.pɛi̯/ [.] patiently

me+ pref. /mɛ/ [.]

(dual prefix, from mune two and ay+ plural)
mefo pn. /ˈmɛ.fo/ [.] they (those two). Dual of po.
mehinam n.du. /mɛ.hi.ˈnam/ legs, of person. Dual of kinam. (use plural for pa’li)
mehinamtil n.du. /mɛ.hi.ˈnam.til/ knees. Dual of kinamtil.
melo adv. /ˈmɛ.lo/ [stress?] twice
menari n.du. /mɛ.ˈna.ɾi/ eyes. Dual of nari. (use plural for pa’li or ikran)
memikyun n.du. /mɛ.ˈmik.jun/ ears. Dual of mikyun.
mepun n.du. /mɛ.ˈpun/ arms. Dual of pxun.
mepuntil n.du. /mɛ.ˈpun.til/ elbows. Dual of pxuntil.
mesopì n.du. /mɛ.ˈso.pɪ/ lungs. Dual of tsopì.
mesyal n.du. /mɛ.ˈsjal/ wings. Dual of tsyal. (use plural for ikran)
mesyokx n.du. /mɛ.ˈsjokʼ/ hands. Dual of tsyokx.
mevenu n.du. /mɛ.ˈvɛ.nu/ feet, of person. Dual of venu. (use plural for pa’li)
moe pn. /ˈmo.ɛ/ [.] we two (exclusive). Dual of oe.
mevol num. /ˈmɛ.vol/, attr. mevola N. amevol [.] sixteen (octal 20)
mezam num. /ˈmɛ.zam/, attr. mezama N. amezam hundred-twenty-eight (octal 200)

me'em adj. /mɛ.ˈʔɛm/, attr. me'ema N. ame'em [.]

harmonious
tìme'em n. /tɪ.ˈmɛ.ʔɛm/ [.] harmony

mekre n. /ˈmɛk.ɾɛ/ [.]

supplies

meoauniaea n. /ˈmɛ.o.a.ˈu.ni.a.ˈɛ.a/ [.]

living in harmony with nature

meuia n. /mɛ.ˈu.i.a/ [.]

honor

meyp adj. /ˈmɛi̯p/, attr. meypa N. ameyp [.]

weak

mi adv. /mi/ [.]

still, yet

mikyun n. /ˈmik.jun/, du. memikyun, pl. aymikyun [.]

ear
tìng mikyun v. /tɪm ˈmik.jun/ [.] to listen (tìng to give)

mip adj. /ˈmip/, attr. mipa N. amip [.]

new

+ adp. /mɪ/ [.]

in, on
mìfa n, adv. /mɪ.ˈfa, ˈmɪ.fa/ [.] inside (pa'o side)
nemfa adp. /ˈnɛm.fa/ [.] into (ne to)
mìkamadp. /mɪ.ˈkʼam/ [.] between (kxam middle)
mìso adv. /mɪ.ˈso/ [.] away (position) (to than)
mì sìrey adv. /mɪ.sɪ.ˈrɛi̯/ [NYT] ever (lit. "in (my) life")

mìn v. /ˈmɪn/, infix m••ìn [.]

turn
mìnyu n. /ˈmɪn.ju/ [FE] twisted lily (plant)

mìsìrey adv. /mɪ.sɪ.ˈrɛi̯/ [NYT]

ever (lit. "in (my) life")

mìso adv. /mɪ.ˈso/ [.]

away (position) (= + to)

mllte v. /ml̩.ˈtɛ/, infix m•llt•e [.]

agree
pfv molte /p=mol.ˈtɛ/ come to an agreement

Mo'at, Moat n. /ˈmo.ʔat, ˈmo.at/ [FE]

(female name)
Mo'at'ite n. "daughter of Mo'at"

moe pn. /ˈmo.ɛ/ [.]

we two (exclusive) (= me+ + oe)

mokri n. /ˈmok.ɾi/ [.]

voice
Utral Aymokriyä n. /ˈut.ɾal ai̯.ˈmok.ɾi.jæ/ [.] Tree of Voices

molte v.pfv. /mol.ˈtɛ/

Perfective of mllte. come to an agreement

mowan adj. /mo.ˈwan/, attr. mowana N. amowan [.]

enjoyable, pleasing

mrr num. /ˈmr̩/, attr. mrra N. amrr [.]

five
mrrve adj. /ˈmr̩.vɛ/, attr. mrrvea N. amrrve [.] fifth
trrmrrve n, adv. /tr̩.ˈmr̩.vɛ/ [.] Thursday
vomrr num. /vo.ˈmr̩/, attr. vomrra N. avomrr [.] thirteen (octal 15)
mrrvol num. /ˈmr̩.vol/, attr. mrrvola N. amrrvol [.] forty (octal 50)
mrrzam num. /ˈmr̩.zam/, attr. mrrzama N. amrrzam three-hundred twenty (octal 500)

muiä adj. /mu.ˈi.æ/, attr. muiäa N. amuiä [.]

just, proper, fair, right

mulpxar n. /mul.ˈpʼaɾ/ [FE]

roosterhead (plant)

mun'i v. /mun.ˈʔi/, infix m•un'•i [.]

cut

mune num. /ˈmu.nɛ/, attr. munea N. amune [.]

two
muve adv. /ˈmu.vɛ/ [.] second
trrmuve n, adv. /tr̩.ˈmu.vɛ/ [.] Monday
nìmun adv. /nɪ.ˈmun/ [.] again
mevol num. /ˈmɛ.vol/, attr. mevola N. amevol [.] sixteen (octal 20)
vomun num. /vo.ˈmun/, attr. vomuna N. avomun [.] ten (octal 12)
mezam num. /ˈmɛ.zam/, attr. mezama N. amezam hundred-twenty-eight (octal 200)

munge (muge) v. /ˈmu.ŋɛ/, infix m•ung•e [.]

carry, convey
zamunge (zamuge) v. /za.ˈmu.ŋɛ/, infix zam•ung•e [.] to bring
mungwrr− (mugwrr) adp. /muŋ.ˈwr̩, -muŋ.wr̩/ [.] except (wrrpa 'outside')

muntxa adj. /mun.ˈtʼa/, attr. muntxa N. amuntxa [.]

mated, married
muntxa si v. /mun.ˈtʼa.si/, infix muntxa s••i [.] mate (for life), marry
tìmuntxa n. /tɪ.mun.ˈtʼa/, pl. sìmuntxa [.] mating, marriage

N[edit]

naadp. /na/ [.]

like, as
nafì'u adj. /na.ˈfɪ.ʔu/, attr. nafì'ua N. anafì'u [FE] such, such a

na'rìng (na'rìg) n. /ˈnaʔ.ɾɪŋ/ [.]

forest

Na'vi n. /ˈnaʔ.vi/ [.]

the People (name for themselves)
nìNa'vi adv. /nɪ.ˈnaʔ.vi/ [FE] in Na'vi (the language)
leNa'vi adj. /lɛ.ˈnaʔ.vi/, attr. leNa'via N. leNa'vi, aleNa'vi [FE] Na'vi (adj.), of the People

nang (nag) part. /naŋ/ [.]

what! what a ...! (particle for surprise, exclamation, or encouragement)

nantang (nantag) n. /ˈnan.taŋ/ [.]

Viperwolf (a wolf-like animal)

nari n. /ˈna.ɾi/, du. menari, pl. aynari [.]

eye
nari si v. /ˈna.ɾi si/, infix nari s••i [.] watch out, be careful
tìng nari v. /tɪn.ˈna.ɾi/, infix t••ìng nari [.] to look (tìng give) (compare nìn look at)

nawm adj. /ˈnau̯m/, attr. nawma N. anawm [.]

great, noble
nawma sa'nok /ˈnau̯.ma ˈsaʔ.nok/ [FE] the Great Mother (Gaia)
nawmtu n. /ˈnau̯m.tu/ [.] great person

nayweng (nayweg) pn. /nai̯.ˈwɛŋ/ [FE]

(Pronunciation spelling of nìayoeng. "like us")

näk v. /ˈnæk/, infix n••äk [.]

drink

neadp. /nɛ/ [.]

to (direction)
ne kllte! /nɛ.ˈkl̩.tɛ/ get down! (lit. "to the ground!")
ne'ìm adv. /nɛ.ˈʔɪm/ [.] back, rearwards
ne'fä adv. /nɛ.ˈfæ/ [.] up, upwards
nekll adv. /nɛ.ˈkl̩/ [.] down, downwards
nemfaadp. /ˈnɛm.fa/ [.] into (mìfa inside)
neto adv. /nɛ.ˈto/ [.] away (direction)

nekx v. /ˈnɛkʼ/, infix n••ekx [.]

burn, consume
krrnekx v. /kr̩.ˈnɛkʼ/, infix krrn••ekx [.] take time (krr time)

new v.tr. /ˈnɛu̯/, infix n••ew [.]

want
nulnew v. /nul.ˈnɛu̯/, infix nuln••ew [.] rather, prefer
txanew adj. /ˈtʼa.nɛu̯/, attr. txanewa N. atxanew [.] greedy
tìtxanew n. /tɪ.ˈtʼa.nɛu̯/ [.] greed

Newey n. /nɛ.ˈwɛi̯/ [FE]

(female name)

Neytiri n. /nɛi̯.ˈti.ɾi/ [FE]

(female name)

niä v. /ni.ˈæ/, infix n•i•ä [.]

grab

nikre n. /ˈnik.rɛ/ [.]

hair [count? 'a hair' = nikre, 'hair' = aynikre?]

nitram adj. /nit.ˈɾam/, attr. nitrama N. anitram [FE]

happy (of living things)
oe 'efu nitram /ˈo.ɛ.ˈʔɛ.fu.nit.ˈɾam/ [FE] "I am happy" ('efu feel)

pref. /nɪ/

(adverbializing prefix: look up by root)
nì'aw adv. /nɪ.ˈʔau̯/ [.] only ('aw one)
nì'ul adv. /nɪ.ˈʔul/ [.] more
nìawnomum adv. /nɪ.au̯.ˈno.mum/ [.] as is known
nìayoeng (nìayoeg) adv. /nai̯.ˈwɛŋ/ [.] like us (ayoeng we [inclusive])
nìltsan adv. /nɪl.ˈtsan/ [.] well (contraction of sìltsan good)
nìmun adv. /nɪ.ˈmun/ [.] again (mune two)
nìzawnong (nìzawnog) adv. /nɪ.ˈzau̯.noŋ/ [.] safely (zong defend)

nìn v. /ˈnɪn/, infix n••ìn [.]

look at

nong (nog) v. /ˈnoŋ/, infix n••ong [.]

follow, go after (cf. sutx)

nulkrr adv. /nul.ˈkr̩/ [.]

longer (time) (= nì'ul more + krr time)

nulnew v. /nul.ˈnɛu̯/, infix nuln••ew [.]

rather (nì'ul-new want more)

nume v. /ˈnu.mɛ/, infix n•um•e [.]

learn
numeyu n. /ˈnu.mɛ.ju/ [FE] student
numtseng (numceg) n. /ˈnum.tsɛŋ/ [.] school
sänume n. /sæ.ˈnu.mɛ/ [.] teaching, instruction
sänume si v. /sæ.ˈnu.mɛ si/, infix sänume s••i [FE] instruct
sänumvi n. /sæ.ˈnum.vi/ [.] lesson

Ng (G)[edit]

nga (ga) pn. /ˈŋa/, du. menga (mega), tri. pxenga (pxega), pl. aynga (ayga) [.,FE] /mɛ.ŋa, pʼɛ.ŋa, ai̯.ˈŋa/ [stress?]

you
erg ngal (gal) pn. /ˈŋal/ you
with ngahu (gahu) pn. /ˈŋa.hu/ with you
dat ngaru, ngar (garu, gar) pn. /ˈŋa.ɾu, ˈŋaɾ/ to/for you
ayngaru nìwotx /ai̯.ˈŋa.ɾu.nɪ.ˈwotʼ/ to/for you all
acc ngati, ngat (gati, gat) pn. /ˈŋa.ti, ˈŋat/ you
top ngari (gari) pn. /ˈŋa.ɾi/ as for you
gen ngeyä (geyä) pn. /ˈŋɛ.jæ/ your
ngenga (gega) pn. /ŋɛ.ˈŋa/, du. mengenga (megega), tri. pxengenga (pxegega), pl. ayngenga (aygega) [.,FE] /mɛ.ŋɛ.ŋa, pʼɛ.ŋɛ.ŋa, ai̯.ŋɛ.ŋa/ stress?
you (honorific form)

ngawng (gawg) n. /ˈŋau̯ŋ/ [.]

worm
eltungawng (eltugawg) n. /ˈel.tu.ŋau̯ŋ/ [.] brainworm (hallucinogenic)

ngay (gay) adj. /ˈŋai̯/, attr. ngaya N. angay [.]

true
tìngay (tìgay) n. /tɪ.ˈŋai̯/ [.] truth
nìngay (nìgay) adv. /nɪ.ˈŋai̯/ [.] truly
ngaytxoa (gaytxoa) intj. /ŋai̯.ˈtʼo.a/ [.] Please forgive me (txoa forgiveness)
tsalsungay (calsugay) adv. /tsal.su.ˈŋai̯/ [.] nevertheless, even so

ngäng (gäg) n. /ˈŋæŋ/ [.]

stomach

ngenga (gega) pn. /ŋɛ.ˈŋa/ [.]

you (honorific form)

ngeyä (geyä) pn. /ˈŋɛ.jæ/ [FE]

Genitive of nga.

ngeyn (geyn) adj. /ˈŋɛi̯n/, attr. ngeyna N. angeyn [.]

tired

ngian (gian) adv. /ŋi.ˈan/ [.]

however, but

ngim (gim) adj. /ˈŋim/, attr. ngima N. angim [.]

long (in size)

ngop (gop) v. /ˈŋop/, infix ng••op [.]

create
ngopyu (gopyu) n. /ˈŋop.ju/ [.] creator
tìngop (tìgop) n. /tɪ.ˈŋop/, pl. sìngop [.] creation, invention, (?) artifact

ngrr (grr) n. /ˈŋr̩/ [.]

root
ngrrpongu (grrpogu) n. /ˈŋr̩.po.ŋu/ [FE] grassroots movement

nguway (guway) n. /ˈŋu.wai̯/ [.]

howl (of viperwolf)