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A TABLE OF NOUN PREFIXES IN NKWEN LANGUAGE

Below is a table showing the different noun prefixes in Nkwen Language.

Below is a table showing the different noun prefixes in Nkwen Language. There are nine (9) noun classes following the noun prefixes. The prefixes in class one (1) are made up of the nasals (m, n). It should be noted that classes 2, 5 and 7 are plural classes while the rest are singular. Thus, class seven (7) is different from class (3) three which is a singular class, though they both bear the prefix ǝ̀. The last class (9) has no noun prefix.

A TABLE OF NOUN PREFIXES IN NKWEN LANGUAGE

ClassNoun prefix
Examples
Free Translation

1.Ǹ (ǹ, m̀)m̀fò
m̀byî
m̀bɛrǝ
chief
goat
lazy-one




ǹta’à
ǹnà
ǹcǐ
ǹsa’à
ǹzɛrǝ̀
ǹsùŋə
Hill,
animal
in-law
injection thief
farm



nkyî
ngwo
ngarǝ̀
nkǝ̀mə
nkɛnǝ̀
ǹfòŋǝ
Water
dog
gun
noble
message cup




2.̀Bə̀fò bə̀kə̀mǝ
bə̀ntò
bǝ̀zɛ̀rǝ
Chiefs nobles
pots
thieves

3.ə̀


ə̀làrə̀
ǝ̀lyi
ǝ̀li’ì
ǝ̀lìi

ǝ̀tàrǝ̀



bridge
soldier-ant
farm work
incense
cram

4.̀Nə̀sa nə̀lòŋə
nə̀fâ
nǝ̀là’a
Buttock radio
twin
net

5.̀Mə̀nta’à
mǝ̀kù
mǝ̀sâ 
mǝkû
mə̀fâ
mǝ̀là’a
Hills
legs
buttocks
beans
twins
nets

6.à̀àkù
àtî
àfwǒ
àkaŋǝ̀
àlǝ̀ŋǝ
Foot
tree
leave
pan
chair

7.ǝ̀ə̀so
ə̀tsə̀’ə
ə̀bà’à
ǝ̀lǝ̀ŋǝ
ǝ̀kaŋǝ̀
Hoes clothes doors
chairs
pans

8.̀Fə̀nkəbə̀ fəkəbə fə̀ŋnyə
fǝ̀sàŋǝ̀
Statue spoon snake
star

9.фKàŋə̀
forə
bàtǝ̀

wàrə̀
taŋkǎ
yɛ̀rǝ̀
Squirrel
rat
wine- calabash
hawk
friend
earing
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