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Nĕlah, to bear a name, to be called. Nĕlah Abdullah, to be called Abdullah. See Katĕlah. (Jav, Tĕlah, to be accustomed; custom. Mal. Tĕlah, said of the past time).

Némbalan, to answer, to respond, to cry out. (Jav. Timbal, Nimbal, to transfer, to throw to another; nimballi, to call a person, to order).

Némbang, to pitch a tune; to tune an instrument. (Jav. Nĕmbang, idem).

Némpélét, a very trifle, showing small in quantity. Paré na némpélét dĕui, his paddy was reduced to a small compass.

Nĕmpuh, to put under the obligation of praying, to claim indemnity. Ari rusak bakakas aing, daik nĕmpuh bai ha nu maké, if my tools are spoiled, I shall claim indemnity from those who have used them. That is — I shall make them pay for them. (Jav. idem).

Nĕmpur, to buy paddy.

Nĕnaunan, about what? what are you doing? A verb derived from Naun, what? Nĕnaunan sia di dinyo, what are you about there?

Néné-moyang, ancestors, grandfather and grandmother. Néné is not used alone, but there is Nini for grandmother. Moyang is also not used separately and occurs only in the expression Néné-moyang. Vide Moyang.

Nĕnggĕl, to hit on the right spot, to strike with effect To hit with precision. To nĕnggĕl, it did not hit. (Jav. Pĕnggĕl, Nĕnggĕl, to run against the body of a person. Ger.).

Népa, to infect, as disease conveyed to another. Panyakit éta sok népa, that disease is catching, or is caught by coming in contact with a person already affected.

Nĕpi, up to, at, on arriving at; sufficiently long or large. See Tĕpi. Nĕpi ka lumbur, pĕupĕuli ka mandor, when you get to the village, tell the Mandor. Kayu iyo to nĕpi, this wood is not long enough, it will not reach across.

Nĕrapkĕn, to set up or put up in order, to arrange. (Jav. Trap, manner, way, order; nĕrap, to regulate, to put in order).

Néros and téros, spindle shaped, thick at one end and thin at the other, as a stick of bambu. In Malay Tirus.

Nĕtĕs, sore-footed, from festering cracks or wounds which naturally break out, and which often trouble the native very much; they occur on the sole of the foot. This obliges him to wear a Tarumpah or rude sandal, which see. (Jav. Tĕtĕs, hurt, cut, wounded).

Nĕulĕum, to dip, to dye, as cotton cloth or thread. To dive under water. (Jav. Silĕm, to dive under water, to sink into it; Nilĕm, to dip, to make sink).

Nĕupa, to work iron, to work as a blacksmith.

Nĕurak, to take effect, to make an impression, to leave a mark; to hit. Di kadik ku bĕdog to daik nĕurak, when struck with a chopper, it would not be cut. (Jav. Nĕrak, to hurt, to hit).

Nĕurĕus, to lay spawn or deposit eggs as fish do. Coming on in crowds. Said of numbers of people pressing on to obtain some object.

Nga, a syllable placed before a substantive or adjective, whereby a verbal sense is conveyed, as Déngi, hear, hearing, Ngadéngi, to hear. The word so formed is also often followed by an, as Hadé, good, Ngahadéan, to make good, to mend. See