ǃnáã

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Noun[edit]

ǃnáã (plural ǃnán-sã) (tone I, class 3)

  1. spirit, being, "humour" of someone alive or of a living animal
    • Tâa ń kâ bà ǀʻâa ǃqhàa ń kâ bà ǃáa èh ǃnáã ń ʘkxʻúm.
      • If a person dies and it rains, his spirit is good.
    • Āh ǃnáã ń ʘkxʻúm.
      • Your hands are nice. (i.e. your spirit is good; said of someone who successfully invokes the rain by singeing a skin)

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