Tyap/Vocabulary

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A̱sa̱khwot li ※ ColoursEdit

Tyap Colour English
a̱shong red
a̱lemu orange
bagina yellow
a̱kwop green
bula blue
a̱meti̱t purple
mbyin brown
a̱gurma pink
a̱sai white
ntong grey
a̱dyundyung black

Others are: a̱da̱nzwak (dark brown), a̱ja̱jiat (pure white), a̱shyui (reddish-brown/maroon), kyai tswazwa (sky blue), a̱shyim a̱kwop (yellowish green), a̱shyim a̱kwop na̱ kyiai ma̱ng bula (bluish-green, cyan), a̱baan/khan (milk).

Apart from A̱shong, A̱sai, A̱dyundyung and A̱ja̱jiat, it is advisable to first say A̱sa̱khwot before saying any of the colours above to make complete meaning.

Kyayak ma̱ng nkyangswuo ※ Food and drinksEdit

Names of raw foods (Lyulyoot a̱bun nkyayak /Lʲúlʲo:d əbun ŋ̀kʲájag/)
Tyap English
Ji̱njok Beans
A̱cyi Yam
A̱sai a̱gurma Garlic
A̱gurma Onion
A̱myia̱/Hya̱u Oil/Fats
A̱nyenyiat nfak, Shuga Sugar
Cyia̱ga̱vang Rice
Nfak Salt
Nyinyep Spinach
Kwon Vegetable
Swaat (also Swurak) Sorghum/Guinea corn
Shita Pepper
Shita a̱byin Ginger
Shyui Peanut
Tong Honey
Tumatut Tomato
Tson Fonio
Zuk Millet
Names of cooked foods (Lyulyoot nkyayak weang /Lʲúlʲo:d ŋkʲájag wɛjaŋ/)
Tyap English
Tuk a̱cyi Pounded yam paste
Tuk swakpat Corn paste
Tuk cyia̱ga̱vang Rice paste
A̱ka̱ti Corn sauce
A̱ka̱ti a̱cyi Yam sauce
Nyiung Soup
Names of drinks (Lyulyoot nkyangswuo /Lʲúlʲo:d ŋkʲáŋsʷwo/)
Tyap English
A̱ta̱bwai Porridge
Buza Mead
A̱kan Beer
A̱kpa̱nkoot Millet grained porridge
A̱kamu Pap
A̱sa̱khwot Water
A̱baan Milk
Tii Tea
Kwofi Coffee

Lyulyoot a̱ka̱vwuo, bibyinneet, ma̱ng lilyem ※ Place names, nationalities, and languagesEdit

Place names
A̱baka̱keang, A̱ka̱keang, ma̱ng A̱ca̱cet a̱ka̱keang ma̱ A̱byin A̱tyap ※ Villages, Towns, and Cities in A̱tyap land
Tyap English (/Hausa)
A̱buyap Rohogo
Fantswam Kafanchan
Gwoot Kagoro
Tsok Manchok
Á̱nietcen A̱fakan Zangon Kataf
A̱ca̱cet a̱ka̱keang ta̱cya̱ ※ World cities
Tyap English
A̱buja Abuja
Nduguli Maiduguri
Urusha̱lima Jerusalem
Legwot Lagos
Jot Jos
Atina Athens
Da̱maskut Damascus
Iska̱nda̱riya Alexandria
Rom Rome
Sa̱lamit Salamis
Bibyin swanta ※ Countries
Tyap English
Naijeriya Nigeria
Ha̱basha Ethiopia
Ma̱sa̱r Egypt
Isi̱rela Israel
Sudan Sudan
A̱tak Sudan South Sudan
Suriya Syria
Italiya Italy
Li̱biya Libya
A̱gba̱ndang Bi̱ri̱ti̱n Great Britain
Helat Greece
Ma̱kidoniya A̱za North Macedonia
Ma̱lita Malta
Kuburut Cyprus
Konggo Congo
Mali Mali
Turkiya Turkey
Pa̱la̱stina Palestine
Roshya Russia
Ndiya India
Moroko Morocco
Ninjer Niger
Gana Ghana
A̱tak Afrika South Africa
Caina China
Jami̱ni Germany
Ja̱pan Japan
Kyenya Kenya
Nkyai a̱byin ※ Continents
Tyap English
Afrika Africa
A̱siya Asia
Yurop Europe
A̱streliya Australia
A̱merika A̱za North America
A̱merika A̱tak South America
A̱ntaktika Antarctica
Nkyai a̱sa̱khwot ※ Oceans/Seas
Tyap English
Kyai a̱sa̱khwot A̱ti̱lantik Atlantic Ocean
Kyai a̱sa̱khwot Ndiya Indian Ocean
Kyai a̱sa̱khwot A̱tak Southern Ocean
Kyai a̱sa̱khwot Akti̱k Arctic Ocean
Kyai a̱sa̱khwot Pa̱si̱fi̱k Pacific Ocean
Kyai a̱sa̱khwot A̱dariya Mediterranean Sea
Lilyem ※ Languages
Tyap English
Shong English
Kpat Hausa
Ghwangkpang Yoruba
Kuma̱cyi, Igbo Igbo
Fi̱ransa French
Ibrit Hebrew
Helen Greek
La̱ra̱ba Arabic