Words starting with N

Words that start with N

Nine naughty newts gnaw on Nellie's necklace in New York.

Animals starting with NAnimals
Food starting with NFood
Plants that start with NPlants
Adjectives that start with NAdjectives
Countries that start with NCountries
Cities that start with NCities
Jobs that start with NJobs
Photo of a nose.Body parts

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Nail

Photo of some nails
Photo by Ana Ulin
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Nails are small pieces of metal with one sharp end and one end that is flat. You use nails to stick things to other things, like nailing a piece of wood to another piece of wood. You use a hammer to hit the flat end of the nails with to push them through something.

Photo of a hand with nail varnish.
Photo by Gothikrose
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Nail varnish, sometimes called nail polish, is a kind of special paint that you put on your fingernails or toenails to make them look pretty.

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Nairobi

Photo of Nairobi, Kenya
Photo by afromusing
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Nairobi is the capital of Kenya. It has a population of around 3.1 million.

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Name

A name is a word, or group of words, that someone or something is known by. Things that are named include people, pets, streets and cities.

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Namibia

Photo of the Namibian flag
Photo by Alex Smith
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Namibia is a country in southern Africa. The capital of Namibia is Windhoek. People in Namibia speak a variety of languages, including English, Afrikaans, and German.

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Nap

Photo of a child having a nap
Photo by Yngrich
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A nap, sometimes called a kip, snooze or siesta, is a short sleep, usually in the middle of the day after lunch.

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Narrow

Photo of a narrow street
Photo by Serge Melki
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A gap between two things is narrow if the two things are quite close together and there is not a lot of room between them. The street in the picture is very narrow. The opposite of narrow is wide.

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Narwhal

Scientific name: Monodon monoceros

Narwhals are a kind of medium sized whale that has a long tusk growing from the middle of their head, like a unicorn's horn. They live in the northern part of the world, in the arctic waters.

Photo of a bridge in Nashville
Photo by Brent Moore
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Nashville is the capital of the state of Tenessee in the United States of America. It has a population of around 1.6 million.

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Nassau

Photo of Nassau, Bahamas
Photo by greyloch
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Nassau is the capital of the Bahamas. It has a population of around 250,000.