nyanga

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Jamaican Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Mende nyanga (ostentation; showing off).

Noun[edit]

nyanga

  1. (uncountable) Pride
  2. (countable) A proud person.

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Verb[edit]

nyanga

  1. To walk proudly and provocatively.

References[edit]

  • Cassidy, Frederic Gomes; Le Page, Robert Brock, editors (2002) Dictionary of Jamaican English, 2nd edition, University of the West Indies Press, ISBN 9789766401276, page 326

Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nyanga

  1. this