act    (to ~ as go-between) kurehereza
(~ as if to beat, but not do it) kugera
(~ foolishly) kwītūtānya, gusaragurika, kudāyāngwa
(~ foolishly in fun) gupfyina
(~ homosexually) gutingana
(~ ignorantly) kwītūtānya
(~ indifferent) kwīrengagiza
(to ~ or go secretly because of fear) kwōmba
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try    kugerageza, kugeza
(on clothes) kwīgera
(over and over in several places and ways) gutarataza
(to get out of work) gushaza
(to hinder from doing wrong) guhōyahōya
(to know something) kugenzūra
(to persuade) gukiranira
(to persuade in underhanded way) kubembeteranya
(repeatedly unseccessfully) kwānkika
(to rule or act in another's place) kurēngera
(to surpass another) guhiga
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ignorantly    (to act) kwīfūtānya
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fear    ubwōba
(great) agatēngo
(of losing position) igihababu
(~ to hurt another because you love him) impuhwe
(thing or person stricken with ~) igihūmura
(to act or go secretly because of ~) kwōmba
(to jump with ~, in heart) guhahama
(to shout in sudden ~) gutura ubuku
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talk    kuyāga, gusakuza, kugānīra
(foolishly, or act) gusaragurika
(give discourse) kugamba
(in one's sleep) kurāzirana
(lightly) kujajura
(loudly) guhogora
(a lot) kuregeteza
(nonsense when drunk) kuvōvōta
(over) gutegēranya
(slanderously) kuvōvōta
(together in whispers) kunwengurana, kwītōnganya
(to oneself) kwītonganya
(unkindly to each other) kurandagurana
(when one shouldn't) kuyogora
(with someone to try to persuade her to elope) gucīkiza
(to sit together talking for a long time) gutūrika
(one who talks a lot, esp. tells others what to do) ingāre
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gusaragurika (-saraguritse)     v    1. to talk or act foolishly, as a crazy person, 2. to ferment quickly, 3. to reject counsel, 4. to be marked, scratched (as cooking pot with design), 5. to burst open in garden (as overripe beans)
kugera (-geze)     v    1. to command, rule, 2. measure, 3. reach a certain point, 4. to arrive, 5. to act as if to beat but not do it, 6. to be ready
kwōmba (-ōmvye)     v    to act or go secretly because of fear
crazy    (person) umusazi
(to be) gusara
(to talk or act like a ~ person) gusaragurika
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kuresha (-reheje)     v    1. to act as go-between for a marriage, 2. to negotiate
gupfyina (-pfyinye)     v    to tease, act foolish (in fun)
gutingana (-tinganze)   v    to act homosexually, to perform homosexual acts
kurēngera (-rēngeye)     v    to take authority on oneself, to try to rule or act in another's place
marriage    (wedding) ubukwe
(go-between for) umureshi
(to act as a go-between) kuresha
(to be accompanied to, as bride is) gushingīrwa
(to be attendant for) gushingīra
(to be paid for, for ~) gukōbwa
(to go to a wedding feast) gutāha ubukwe
(to take marriage vows) kuragana
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kudayāngwa (-dayānzwe)     v    1. to act foolish, 2. to tease
kurehereza (-rehereje)     v    to act as go-between for
kwīfūtānya (-īfūtānye)     v    1. to revert, go backward, 2. get thinner, 3. to act foolishly, ignorantly
kwītūtānya (-ītūtānye)   v    to act foolishly, to act ignorantly
comprehend    gutahura
(involves act of seeing) kurabukwa
(after thinking over) gutegereza
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go-between    (in a marriage) umureshi
(to act as) kurehereza, kuresha
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homosexual    (person) umutinganyi, umukonotsi, umuswezi, umubidadi, umugeyi
(to be gay) kunōnōka
(to have ~ intercourse) kwitomba, guswerana, kuryana akameka
(to act as ~, commit ~ acts) gutingana
(to have ~ intercourse, rude) guswerana nk'imbwa
(effeminate traditional priest) ikihindu, ikimaze
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kwīrengagiza (-īrengagije)     v    1. to procrastinate, 2. put off doing what one should, 3. to act indifferent, 4. to ignore someone, 5. to not give answer when asked, 6. to not show one's feelings, be reserved
foolishly    (to act) kwīfūtanya, gusaragurika
(to act ~ in fun) kudāyāngwa, gupfyina
(to speak ~) kudebagura, gusaragurika
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-īza     adj    1. good, nice, fine, better, 2. beautiful, pretty, attractive, handsome, gorgeous, sexy, lovely, 3. clean, 4. correct
-nyene   adv    1. only, 2. the very one, 3. -self, (with pronoun prefix: myself, yourself, himself, herself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves) 4. exactly
akabarore (utu-  7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
evil example, notorious character
amasezerano y’akazi  5    work contract
bwīte     adv    indeed, truly, in fact
guhakwa (-hatswe)   v    1. to almost meet with accident but barely escape, 2. to be similar but not exactly the same
guheza (-heje)     v    1. to finish, to complete, to end (vt), 2. to achieve, 3. to conclude, 4. to exhaust
(often used for 'then' when one action is directly followed by another, e.g. Umwigisha ahanura abana, araheza arabasezera = the teacher admonished the children, then he bid them goodbye)
guhinyura (-hinyuye)     v    1. to know the facts of a case, to have judgment, to see through deceit, to discover the truth, 2. to turn against, 3. to scorn, disdain
guhitamwo (-hisemwo)     v    to choose (esp. an action)
gukoma (-komye)     v    1. to strike, 2. to nudge, 3. to touch a person to attract his attention
gukūra (-kūye)     v    1. to take away, take out of, subtract, 2. to abduct 3. to make for
gukwēga (-kwēze)     v    1. to draw, to pull, to drag, 2. to attract
gusamāza (-samāje)     v    1. to wait or long for, 2. to expect, 3. to do something that causes pleasure or amazement, 4. to distract
gusezerana (-sezeranije)     v    1. to promise (each other), 2. to engage, 3. to bid each other goodbye, 4. to make a contract
gushikura (-shikuye)     v    to extract, pull, tear away, bite, grab
gushiruka (-shirutse)     v    ~ ubute to be zealous, energetic, active, diligent
gutēgekanya (-tēgekanije)     v    1. to hesitate between two actions, 2. to have several plans of what to do so that at least one will please the other people, 3. to have two methods of defending yourself, but use the one you hadn't planned on
ibitēga    4    something supposed to be in a person making him sick
indwara y'ibitega person is bewitched and acts like a crazy person
icahinguwe (ivy-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
product, article, manufactured item, something fabricated
igice (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. half, 2. part, fraction, division, 3. piece, slice, 4. chapter
igikorwa (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. work, task, deed, 2. action, 3. service
ihinguriro (i-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
ijūnja n’ijambo   phr    physical strength and discursive force, eloquence (description of a strong and eloquent person, two characteristics allegedly rarely going together)
ikimānyu (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. piece, 2. fraction, 3. slice
ikinyakuri (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
fact, reality (usually used in pl.)
ikiraka (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
a job, small contracted work
ikirānga (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
(pl.) characteristics, feature, attribute, trait
imico    2    (no pl.) 1. character, 2. habits, 3. mood
impīngūro (im-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
answers (as on an exam), redoing an unsatisfactory job
impuhwe (im-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
mercy (actually the fear to hurt another because you love or pity him)
imvune (im-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. long garment (trails on ground), 2. break (as bone), fracture
imyitwarire  2    (no sg.) character, behavior
indwāra y'ibitēga   phr    person is bewitched and acts like a crazy person
ingaruka   3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. consequence, 2. result, 3. effect, impact, 4. repercussion
injebejebe (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
wrinkle (actually, turning down of lower lip), red thing on chicken below beak (wattle)
inkuba (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
thunder (actually, the imaginary animal that makes the thunder)
intōre (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. dancer, 2. youth, 3. traditional young warrior, 2. handsomeness and good character
isezerano (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
1. promise, 2. testament, 3. contract, agreement, 4. alliance
koko     adv    indeed, truly, really, in fact
kubanguka (-bangutse)     v    1. to be easily done, to be quickly done, 2. to do in a hurry, 3. to be active, 4. to be direct, 5. to be skillful
kuguma ugerageza (-gumye)   phr    to practice
kunāna (-nānnye)     v    to resist, refuse somewhat, be refractory
kurāngārira (-rāngāriye)     v    to be distracted by, marvel over
kurēmba (-rēmvye)     v    1. to be smooth, silky soft, 2. to put forth new leaves, 3. to be fresh, attractive (person), 4. to get well after serious illness
kurēmbekurura (-rēmbekuruye)     v    to counteract evil medicine
kurēmburura (-rēmburuye)     v    to counteract the effects of evil 'medicine'
kurogoza (-rogoje)     v    1. to ask for medicine to counteract bewitchment, 2. take a drink proving it is not poisoned
kuvyukuri   adv    1. really, in reality, 2. actually
kwāndukirwa (-āndukiwe)     v    to contract a contagious disease
kwāndura (-ānduye)     v    1. to contract a disease from another, 2. to get dirty
kwāndurwa (-ānduwe)     v    to be contracted (disease)
kwīmenyereza (-īmenyereje)     v    to exercise, practice
kwishongora (-ishongoye)   v    speaking or chanting of a lyrical poem characterized by long phrases (where emphasis is on the lyrical text, not accompanied by dancing)
mbere     prep    1. in fact, 2. before, formerly
nyakuri   adj    1. true, truthful, 2. real, genuine, authentic, 3. actual
ubuhēhēsi     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
(no pl.) lustful thinking and practices
ubuvuzi   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
1. medicine (practice of), healthcare, 2. healing
ugusumakura   9  class 9
singular: uku-
attraction (magnetic)
umupfāsoni (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. lady, noble woman, woman of high rank, 2. woman of noble character, 3. married woman (polite), (from isoni = timidity)
umuswezi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. sexually very active person, 2. homosexual person, gay person (from guswera)
umuumutsibo   2  class 2
singular: umu-
women's dance, characterized by movement of the legs and pelvis but without eroticism, celebrating the birth of a child, Buyogoma region
umwēte     2  class 2
singular: umu-
(no pl.) 1. zeal, earnestness, enthusiasm, 2. activity, 3. application
umwifato (imy-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
character, behaviour
umwīmenyereza (imy-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
exercise, practice
umwīmenyerezo (imy-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
exercise, practice
urugānda (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
factory, workshop, smelting place
urwedengwe   6  class 6
singular: uru-
women's dance, characterized by movement of the shoulders, Ngozi and Buyenzi regions
agreement    igikumu, ināma
(contract) isezerano
(gutēra igikumu)
(to be in) kubwiririkanya, guhwāna, gutātūka
(to reach an) gutegēranya
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beat    gukubita, kujānjagura, gushinyagurira, gushishagura, gutonagura
(act as if to ~, but not do so) kugera
(~ around the bush) gukingitiranya
(clothes) kunyukura
(heart) gutera indihaguzi
(drum) kuvuza
(raising welts) kuramagura
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bewitched    (illness of one who acts like crazy) indwāra y'ibitēga
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case    (container) urwūbati
(law) ibūrana
(to declare one's case at a trial) gusāmba
(to know the facts of) guhinyura
(to make another lose his) kuzingirikira
(to take ~ to chief) kubūranya
(to take ~ to chief, knowing one is right) gutara
(to win ~) gutsīnda
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choose    kugena, kurobānura, gutōra, gutōranya
(esp. in action) guhitamwo
(at random from group) kudōmbagiza
(leaders) kwātira
(one to sell a thing) gutōza
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contract    (agreement) isezerano
(work contract) amasezerano y’akazi
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counteract    (effects of evil 'medicine') kurēmburura
(to poison, to ask for 'medicine' to ~) kurogōza
(overcome or remove an enchantment) kurogōra
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distract    gusamāza
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extract    gushikura
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fact    impamo, ibinyakuri
(in ~) mbere
(to know the ~ of a case) guhinyura
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handsomeness    ubuhizi
(with good character) intōre
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hesitate    guhigima, guhīngītana, kwīyubāra, guhigimānga, gukēkeranya, kujuragirika
(between two actions) gutēgekanya
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know    kumenya, -zi, kuzirikana
(another's thoughts completely) kuvōgera
(facts of a case) guhinyura
(for certain) kujījūka
(to not ~) kuyobera, kuyoberwa
(to not ~ what to do) mwījījānya, kurīgānirwa
(to try to ~ something) kugenzūra
(one who knows more than is expected of him) akagūgu
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lustful    (thinking and practices) ubuhehesi
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medicine    umuti
(for diarrhea) umufutisho
(to make one to talk freely, to release inhibitions) urudedēmvya
(to make people like one) urusango
(material smeared about kraal to keep away thieves and evil spirits) urugombeka, ururēmbeko
(to ask for ~ to counteract poison) kurogōza
(to put out ~ to keep away thieves and spirits) gutota, kurēmbeka, kugombeka
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revolt    ubugome, umugome, umugararizo
(mild in character) akagūma
(to ~) kugarariza, kugoma, kugūmūka
(against king) kugesera
(to subdue) kugandūra, kugomora, kugomoza
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similar    (to be, but not exactly the same) guhakwa
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subtract    gukūra
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touch    gukora, gukorako, gukorakora, gushorera
(a person to attract his attention) gukoma
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vacillate    kugaragurika
(between two actions) gutēgekanya
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witness    icābona, agahinyuza, umushīngantāhe
(fact) intāhe
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workshop    (factory) uruganda
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active    (to be) kubanguka, gushiruka ubute
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action    igikorwa
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activity    umwēte
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attract    gukwēga
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constract    (to) kwūbaka
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person    umuntu
(bad) umubi
(Black or African) umwirabura
(cross) ibāmba
(courageous) intwāri
(dedicated to Kiranga) igihwēba, igishegu
(dishonest) igihūmbu
(elderly) umusāza
(fearful) igihumura
(from far away) umunyankīko
(good, kind, just, holy, righteous) umwerānda
(grammar, ~ of verb) umuvugwa
(handsome) umuhizi
(hard to get along with) ikigoryi
(harsh) umuhāmbāzi
(honest, speaking truth) imvugakuri, umunyakuri
(honorable) umupfāsoni, umwūbahwa, nyakubahwa
(intelligent, skilled, eloquent) umuhānga
(kind and charitable) umukūndanyi
(lovable) umunyagikūndiro
(malformed) ikirema
(mean and quarrelsome) ikijōra
(meek) umugwanēza
(merciful) umunyembabazi
(miserable) umugōrwa
(of high rank, noble character) umupfāsoni
(of nice disposition) ikirende
(one by himself) inyakamwe
(sharp) inkazi
(skillful) umuntu w'inkuba, umugesera
(strong) umunyenkomezi
(stubborn) intakonywa, intābwīrwa
(tall, fat) ikigwīnyīra
(weak) umugoyigoyi, urudēndevu
(white) umuzungu, umwera
(who is great, severe, wise) akaranda
(with many children) umurēngera
(worthy of praise or love) umunyagikūndiro
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contract    (to ~ a contagious disease) kwāndura, kwāndukirwa
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eloquence    imvugo
(paired with physical strength, seen as rare characteristic) ijūnja n’ijambo
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actually    kuvyukuri
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