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N'wana - Baby. Child

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N'wana is a Xitsonga word meaning "Baby. Child" in English. No rating. Help us improve content quality by rating below or by sending a suggestion

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Definition of baby
- Baby n
- A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "isn't she too young to have a baby?" [syn: {babe}, {infant}]
- Sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women [syn: {sister}]
- A very young mammal; "baby rabbits"
- The youngest member of a group (not necessarily young); "the baby of the family"; "the baby of the Supreme Court"
- An immature childish person; "he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a baby!" [syn: {child}]
- A project of personal concern to someone; "this project is his baby" v : treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!" [syn: {pamper}, {featherbed}, {cosset}, {cocker}, {coddle}, {mollycoddle}, {spoil}, {indulge}] [also: {babied}]
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Proverbs - N'wana u ta anwa hi tsheve — A baby will be breastfeed from under the armpit
Proverbs - Kuwa ra le tshyakeni u dyisa hi n'wana — Only your child can feed you a dirty fig fruit
Phrases - N'wana wa nhwanyana — Baby girl
Proverbs - N'wana u tseme mubya — A disobedient child.
Proverbs - N'wana loko a nga rili u ta fela a dzobyeni — A child who does not cry will die unnoticed at the back of his mother.
Proverbs - N'wana wa nyoka i nyoka — The child of snake is a snake.
Proverbs - N'wana wa mfenhe a nga tsandziwi hi rhavi — The child of baboon does not fail a branch
Proverbs - Ku tlula ka mhala swi letela n'wana wa le ndzeni — The way an impala jumps influences its unborn child.

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