by    na
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distracted by   (to be) kurangarira
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close by,  near    hāfi, hāfi ya (followed by 'ya' if there is an object)
(to be) kubāngikana
(to draw ~) kwegēra, kwīyegereza
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taken by surprise,  surprised    (to be) kujorerwa, gufata mpiri, kugwa mu gahundwe
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kubagara (-bagaye)     v    to weed by hand
kubonera (-boneye)     v    to see for, find at, see by
kubāmba (-bāmvye)     v    1. to stretch out skin to dry by putting sharpened pegs around edges, 2. to crucify
kurābira (-rābiye)     v    1. to moo, to baa, 2. to look at, for, by
kwībāna (-ībānye)     v    to live alone, by oneself
kurambira (-rambiye)     v    to weary by a long speech or delay
bit    (not a ~) n'intete
(to run out ~ by ~ till all is gone) gushīrīra
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amarēba    5    (no sing.) magic, miraculous things (not by God's power)
kugēnda n'ubwato (-giye)   phr    to go by boat (not steering it oneself)
kugēnda n'umuduga (-giye)   phr    to go by car (not driving it oneself)
gusūra (-sūye)     v    1. to search carefully, 2. to spy on, 3. to watch for, 4. to scatter seeds or dirt by scratching as chicken does
kubāngikanya (-bāngikanije)     v    1. to start a job before finishing the previous one, 2. do two things at once, 3. to place two things parallel, or side by side
kugēnda (-giye)     v    1. to go, to walk, 2. to leave, 3. generally going by any means (driving, sailing etc.)
kuyōza (-yōjeje)   v    to gather up by means of
guhorahabona (-horahabonye)     v    to live near a public place (where many pass by)
break    (vi) gucīka, kumeneka, kumānyuruka
(vt) guca
(and scatter, vt) gusāvya
(any slender thing, vi) kuvunika
(any slender thing, vt) kuvuna
(completely, vi) kudēndūka, gufyonyoka, kuvunagura
(in two) gusāba
(the law) kurēnga, kuyoba
(object with flat surface, vt) kumena
(off by burning, tree, etc.) gutemuka
(off a piece, bread) kubega
(out, as rash) guhurira, guturika
(rope, chain) kuvutagura
(suddenly, unexpectedly) gukenyuka
(a taboo) kurēngwa, kuzirūra, kugōka
(to bits, vi) kumenagurika, gusatagurika, kuvunagura, kumānyagura
(to bits, vt) gucagagura, kumenagura, gusatagura, kuvunaguza
(up, vi) kumānyagurika, kumānyuka
(up, vt) kujānjagura
(a break, as bone) imvune
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hārya   by the way
nivyo     is it like this? isn't it? (answered by nivyo or sivyo)
sivyo     isn't it? (answered by nivyo)
iyugi (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
1. copper or leather shells at the ankles of intōre dancers, 2. white shell charm worn around the neck by eight-born child (called Mayugi)
kumama (-mamye)     v    to silence by motion of the hand
kunyaga (-nyaze)     v    1. to take away from, to take by force, 2. to steal, 3. to pillage
kwīrīra (-īrīye)     v    to be overtaken by nightfall
kwītara (-ītaye)     v    to warm oneself by the fire (lit., roast oneself)
verify    guhinyuza
(what one has heard by asking many) gushīshōza
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-ambere   adj    first (preceded by class prefix)
urakomeye   phr    are you well? how are you? (from gukomera) (replied by ndakomeye!)
ibāngo (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
1. hole as for planting beans in, 2. mark made by hoe or axe, 3. chips, 4. assigned task
gucīra inyeri (-cīriye)   phr    to show contempt by spitting out
gusitura (-situye)     v    to cause to fall in, collapse, to pull out by roots
kujōbeka (-jōbetse)     v    1. to soak in water, 2. to be soaked by rain or by falling in river
kumomora (-momoye)     v    to pull out by the roots
kurabuka (-rabutse)     v    1. to be cooked after stirring up the fire a second time, 2. to perceive, to understand, 3. to come when called, to flash by
kurorera (-roreye)     v    to look at by, for, by means of
kuyigiza (-yigije)   v    to burn up (vt), destroy by fire, to destroy
kuzimbwa (-zimbwe)   v    to be cheated by the seller
husband    umugabo, umugēnzi
umucance (lit. one who broke the hymen)
(to lose one's ~ by death) gupfākara
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quickly    n'ingoga, vuba vuba
(to do) gukwākwānya, gutebūka, gutebūtsa
(to do ~ and carelessly) kuraha
(to do, esp. used by Batwa) gushōka
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itāmbwe (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
measure (by hand or by steps)
icānzo (ivy-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
small opening in backyard enclosure for emergency exits or used by women and children
ubusambiri   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
a non-traditional dance of the youth, influenced by neighboring Tanzania, Buragane region
gufatana urunana (-fatanye)   phr    to form a circle by holding hands
kwītāmba ku muvyimba (-ītāmvye)     phr    1. to make it hard for one who has lost a loved one by reproaching the dead one, 2. to make light of serious things, 3. to gloat over (reference to death) (from gutāmba)
gupfākara (-pfākaye)     v    to lose one's husband or wife by death
gusabīsha (-sabīshije)     v    to cause to pray, pray by means of
gushīrīra (-shīrīye)     v    to run out bit by bit till all gone
kugenzūra (-genzūye)     v    1. to judge weather by sky, 2. to try to know something, 3. seek information, 4. to inspect
kujōnjōra (-jōnjōye)     v    1. to move to new location, 2. to leave group and go by oneself
kunyuruza (-nyuruje)     v    to secretly help someone to escape by taking his things for him (e.g. one who plans to leave steals bit by bit things to take)
kurambirwa (-rambiwe)     v    1. to be wearied by long speech or delay, 2. to become impatient, 3. to be bored
kurandura (-randuye)     v    to pull out by the roots
kuvubīsha (-vubīshije)   v    to cause to rain by means of
kwīdohōra (-īdohōye)     v    1. to get away secretly, 2. sneak out of an argument or obligation, 3. to slip out little by little (of nail, etc.)
kwījajara (-ījajaye)     v    to die, to peg out, to die a wretched death (rude, used of a person scorned by others)
bukebuke   adv    slowly, little by little, step by step (from -ke)
igihīnda (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
noise (as of wind, rain, running feet, etc.), by extension: great number of things
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
gucurīra (-curīriye)     v    1. to call to someone that cannot answer, 2. to make fun of someone by recalling the good he has lost
guhāmbīsha (-hāmbīshije)   v    to cause to bury, bury by means of
gutonyanza (--ngije)     v    to cause to fall drop by drop
kuruhūrira (-ruhūriye)     v    to help to rest by taking the load, etc.
kurēngānya (-rēngānije)     v    to skip over, pass by
igisokoro (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. gonorrhea, 2. information gained by eavesdropping, 3. eavesdropper
igisōkōzo (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
traditional riddle loved by children
inyakamwe     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
person living alone, one by himself
umukēcuru (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
old woman, widow (not very respectful term, can be used though by little children, or by grandchildren towards their grandmother)
guhūndagara (-hūndagaye)     v    1. to be struck by lightning, 2. to fall to ground
gupfīndana (-pfīndanye)     v    to draw lots, divide by lot, to ask a riddle
kubanziriza (-banzirije)     v    to precede, begin by
kuyongobeza (-yongobeje)   v    to eat by sucking only (as candy)
kuyungubiza (-yungubije)   v    to eat by sucking only (as candy)
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)
kwītaragura (-ītaraguye)     v    to warm oneself by the fire
corroborate    (to verify what one has heard by asking many) gushīshōza
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gutororokanya (-tororokanije)     v    1. to come one by one, to add to little by little, 2. put together, gather up, collect
gutēraterana (-tērateranye)     v    to come one by one till there are many
gutōnyāngiriza (-tōnyāngirije)     v    to let fall drop by drop
buhoro-buhoro   adv    1. very slowly, 2. little by little, 3. gently, 4. carefully, 5. softly, lightly, slightly
ikirarashamba (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
one that likes to go by himself rather than with others
inyambarabāmi (iny-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
king's clothing, esp. animal skins worn by kings or great chiefs, or jewels
umukororōmvyi (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
1. streak (caused by water, sweat, etc.), 2. rainbow
add    kugereka, kugerekeranya, gusukiranya, gutēranya
(little by little) gutororokanya
(to what one has) gusorōra
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charm    (heathen) igihēko
(heathen, worn on head) urugori
(used by witch doctor) urukorōnko, inkorōnko
('medicine' smeared about kraal to keep away thieves and evil spirits) ururēmbeko
(spell, hex) amarozi
(white shell worn by children) iyugi
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circle    imburūngu, umuzingi
(of people) urukīnja
(to) guca umuzingi
(to form ~) kuziguza
(to form ~ by holding hands) gufatana urunana
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come    kūza
(all together suddenly) kurandamuka
(apart) gushānyūka, kudohōka
(to come at) (time) kuzīra
(to do something) guherūka
(to an end) guhenebēra, guhera, kunyika
(be coming to an end) guherengetera
(down) kumanuka, kumanuza, kwūruruka
(from) kwāduka, kwānduruka, gukomoka, guturuka, kuva, kuvuduka
(to greet often when one is in disfavour in hopes of gaining favour) kuneganega
(~ here) ingo, ngo, ngwino
(into sight) kurēnguka
(to light) guhinyuka, kwāndagara
(one by one) gutororokanya, gutēraterana
(out, teeth, hoe handle, etc.) guhongoka
(out, stake) gushingūka
(out of water) kwōgorora
(suddenly) guturūmbuka
(to, after fainting) guhembūka
(to pieces) gusambūka
(to the throne) kwīma ku ngoma
(together, crowd) gukungēra
(unexpectedly) kwubīra
(unsewn) gusonoroka (Sw.)
(untied) kubohōka, gupfunduka
(up of itself) kwimeza
(up out of water) kwiburuka
(up thickly, thus not do well) gusorora
(upon suddenly) kwūbuka
(when called) kurabuka
(with) kuzanana
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cream    urubu, urukoko
(line left by ~ on container) umūza
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crown    urugori
(worn by dancers) umugāra
(woven or plaited) igitsibo
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die    (to) gupfa, gucīkāna, guhwēra, kuranduka
(of king) gutānga
(esp. of one who has been ill for a long time) kudēndūka
(to be about to) kugoyagoya
(suddenly) kweguka, kugaduka
(suddenly and unexpectedly) gukenyuka
(used of person scorned by others) kwijajara
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do    (to) kugira, gukora
(again) kwongera
(always) kwāma, guhora
(anyhow, in spite of) gupfa
(continually) kwāma, guhora
(the dishes) kwoza ivyombo
(even more) kurushiriza
(first) kubānza, gushūza
(forcefully) kwīhanukīra
(habitually) kumēnyera
(have too much to ~) kurēngerana
(the impossible) gufyidikīra
(~-it-yourself) ukugira utugenegene
(housework) kugora
(one's duty) gushimika
(quickly) gukwākwānya, gushōka, gusobaganya, gusūriranya, gutebūtsa
(quickly and carelessly) kuraha
(quickly without thinking) gusimbagurika
(~ not) -ōye (verb without infinitive)
(reluctantly) kwīyumānganya
(a sloppy job) kurēngagiza
(something alone) kwīgūnga
(something by oneself without authority) kwigenera
(something that causes pleasure or amazement) gusamāza
(that which you declared you would not ~) kwīrahuruza
(two things at once) kubāngikanya
(unwillingly) kugoyagoya
(unwillingly and complainingly) kunyinkira
(the washing up) kwoza ivyombo
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drop    (of liquid) ima, itōnyānga, igitōnyānga
(to ~) gusekura
(to ~ fruit, tree) guhunguruka
(in water or food, vi) kudibuka
(to let fall ~ by ~) gutōnyāngiriza
(to let go of what you've started to take or do) gutēzūra, gutēnzūra
(~ out of something because you know you're in the wrong) kwōnjorora
(one who keeps dropping things here and there) umusābisābi
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eavesdropping    (information gained by) igisokoro
(to tell what one has heard while ~) gutumbūra
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escape    (narrow) agahēngekezo
(to ~) kudohōka, gucīka, gutoroka, kuzibukīra
(to barely ~ an accident) guhakwa, kwēnda
(the memory) kuzīnda
(to secretly help someone to ~ by taking his things for him) kunyuruza
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exhausted    (to be) gucobogora, gukenyukirwa, gusāba, kurangira
(utterly worn out by hard work) gutama
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fall    kugwa, gutēmba
(accidentally on spear and be injured) gushōka
(and hurt oneself) kunywāguka
(and skin oneself) gukungagurika
(before) kwikubita imbere
(down) kwikubita hasi, kwītēmbagaza
(down, as branches blown down) gukoragurika
(down, as house) guhenuka, guhomyoka, gusambūka, gusēnyuka, gusituka
(down continually or in abundance) gukoragurika
(down together, usually in fright) guhindikirana
(down from above) kweguka, gukoroka, gushunguruka, gutibuka
(from high above) guhanantuka
(from stalk) guhūnguka
(heavily, rain) kuzibiranya
(in cascade) gushunguruka, gusūma
(in, cause to) gusitura
(in love) kubēnguka
(into water or food) kudibuka
(not fall, rain) gutara
(to the ground) guhūndagara
(with) gukorokana
(with a din) guhongoroka
(to cause to fall) kugwisha, gukungagura, gutēmvya
(to cause to fall down) guhenura, gusēnyura, gukorora
(let fall drop by drop) gutōnyāngiriza
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fire    umuriro
(bit of) umucānwa
(built for cows) icōtero
(made in enclosure for animals) igicāniro
(to blow the) kwātsa
(to destroy by) kuyigiza
(to extinguish) kuzimya
(to go out) kuzima
(to keep ~ going) gucānira
(to light) kudomeka
(to make, start, build) gucāna, gukongereza
(to put out) kuzimya
(to put wood on ~) gukomānya
(to set ~ to) guturira
(to fire from job, dismiss, throw out of house) kwirukana
(altar fire) igicāniro
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first    -ambere (preceded by class prefix)
(~ of anything) intangamarāra
(to do ~) kubānza, gushūza
(to plant ~) gushūza
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footstool    (used by king or chief) indāva
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forecast    (to ~ weather by sky) kugenzūra
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forward    (to go) gutēra imbere
(to go ~ little by little) kwūngururuza
(to go steadily) kuramiriza
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go    kugenda, kwigira, kuja
(after) kugīra
(ahead a little) kwūnguruza
(all through a house) kuvōgera
(around) kuzunguruka, gukīkira, gukīkuza, kuzīngūka
(around difficulty) kuzunguruka umutego, gukikuza umutego
(around 'Robinhood's barn') gukingitiranya
(aside with someone to talk privately) kwīkebukana
(astray) kuzimira
(away secretly) kwīdohōra
(back and forth) kunyura
(back on what he said, make one) kurahuruza
(backward) kwītūtānya, kugēnda umugōngo
(backward inadvertently) gufūtānya
(beyond) kurēnga
(by car) kugēnda n'umuduga
(by boat) kugēnda n'ubwato
(by land rather than cross river or lake) guca i musozi
(carefully not knowing path) kwātīra
(elsewhere) kugerēra
(everywhere) gukwiragirana, guhetūra
(far away) kwāmbuka, guhaba
(for food) gusuma
(forward) gutēra imbere
(forward little by little) kwūngururuza, kwūnguruza
(forward steadily) kuramiriza
(for a walk) kugēndagēnda
(from one thing to another) kurārāta
(from place to place) kunyuragiza, kuyugayuga
(gaily) kudayadaya
(here and there, child) kurērēta
(home) gutāha, kuganūka
(home from work) kugodoka
(home, of wife when angry) kugēnda buje
(into danger without regard to oneself) kwīroha
(let's go!) hoji, hogi, tugende
(naked) gufurama, kugēnda amēnya, kugēnda gusa
(on tiptoe) kuyōmbōka
(out, fire, light) kuzima
(out to a certain place) gusokoroka
(outside) gusohoka
(to prepare to go) kwīkora
(quietly) kuyōmbōka
(rapidly) gukinagira
(reluctantly) kwīyumānganya
(right in path, animal) gutōta
(round) gukikuza
(secretly because of fear) kwōmba
(seperate ways) gutāna
(slowly) kugoyagoya
(slowly, of convalescent) kwāndāra
(softly) kuyōmbōka
(steadily forward) kuramiriza
(stealthily) kunyobanyoba, kwiyombayomba, kuyombayomba
(straight forward) gutūmbereza
(through a narrow pass) kunyegētera
(to bed) kuryāma
(to chief or superior for something) kwītwāra, gushengera, gushengerera
(to find food) gusuma
(to help another in his work) gusāsīra
(to meal uninvited) kwigemagema
(to meet) gusanganira, gutegēra
(together to produce food for guests) gutērēra
(together to see, crowd) gukōndōrera
(toward) kurora, kwerekera, kwerekeza
(uncertain of the way) guhushagirika
(uncertainly) kudāguza
(up, as hill) kudūga
(up in smoke) gupfūnduka
(walking, esp. at night) kwīkanya
(to wedding) gutāha ubukwe
(well, to cause to ~) kugēnza
(with) kwāmbukana, kujāna
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hard    (to be) kuguma, guhāmbāra, gukara, gukomera, kudadarara, gukomāntara
(to be, earth) gutūta
(to be difficult) kugōra, gukomera
(to have a ~ life) kunamba
(to make ~ for one who has lost a loved one by reproaching the dead) kwītāmba ku muvyimba
(to make ~, hearted) gukomāntaza
(to take out of ~ places) kugobōtora
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head-dress    (woven of long hair and worn by dancers) umugāra
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help    gufasha
(another get up) kuvyūra
(exclamation: help please!) ntabāra
(in battle) gutabāra
(in trouble or grief) kwīrūra
(one another) gufatanya
(one another in loaning what is needed) gutērēra
(one in trouble) kwēmanga
(oneself even if you do not know how to do the thing) kwīgereza
(oneself, relieve one's own need) kwīkenūra
(overcome an enemy) gukōndōrera
(secretly someone to escape by taking his things for him) kunyuruza
(sick person walk) kwāndāza
(to call for ~) kwāmbaza, gutabāza
(~ to carry) gutwāza
(to cry out for) kuborōga
(to go to ~ another in his work) gusāsira
(without expectation of reward) gutabāra
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horn    (musical) inzamba
(of animal) ihēmbe
(small, used for tobacco) inconco, iconco
(used by witch doctor) urukorōnko, inkorōnko
(maze of horns) inka zishashe amahēmbe
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hurt    (vi) kubabara, gutonekara
(vt) kubabaza
(another's feelings) gusesereza
(to be ~ by what one says, or in injury) gusesērwa
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information    inkenuzo
(gained by eavesdropping) igisokoro
(to give) kurangīra
(to seek) kugenzūra
(to seek about someone) kubariritsa
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inquire    (about someone) kubariritsa
(to ask for particulars or description) kudondōza
(to verify what one has heard by asking many) gushīshōza
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jewels    urutabonwa
(worn by king or great chiefs) inyambarabāmi
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judge    (to ~) guca itēka, guca urubānza
(~ weather by sky) kugenzūra
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leave    (to) guheba, kujījūka, kureka, gusiga, kugēnda, kuvaho, gutāha
(at, for) kurekera, gusigira
(abruptly) kwōnjorora
(behind) gusiga
(country) kwāmbuka, guhaba
(country because of famine) gusuhūka
(grass and stuff growing in kraal) gutongoza
(group and go by oneself) kujōnjōra
(inheritance) kuraga
(intention or place) gucungūra
(open) kurāngāza
(out) guhaza
(over) gusigaza
(place) gushingūka
(something with someone) kubītsa
(with) gusigarana
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lightning    umuravyo
(to flash) kurabagirana, kurabiriza, kuravya
(to be struck by) guhūndagara
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little    -to, –to-to, –toya, –tonya
(a little) –ke, –keya, –kenya
(~ by ~) buhoro, buhoro-buhoro
(to add to ~ by ~) gutororokanya
(to go forward ~ by ~) kwūngururuza
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lose    guhōmba, guta, gutakaza
(by death) gupfīsha
(by death, one's child) gupfusha
(interest) gutenzēkanya, gutezēkanya, gutēzūra
(one another) gutāna
(one's head) gucika ivutu, kuzimagirika
(one's husband or wife by death) gupfākara
(one's zeal or enthusiasm) kudehūra
(original force) gutītūra
(to cause to) gutēsha
(to ~ elections) gutindwa amatora
(to ~ reason) gusara
(to make another ~ his case) kuzingirikira
(one who has lost everything in trial) imvumure
(weight) kugōgōra
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make fun   (to ~ of) kunegura, guhema
(to ~ of by recalling good he has lost) gucurīra
(to ~ of, esp. someone in trouble) kwīshinyira
(to be made fun of) gutētērwa
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make    kugira, kurema
(afraid) gutēra ubwōba
(a bed) gusāsa
(blunt) gufyīta
(bread) gucūmba
(clean) guhumānura
(clear, cause to understand) gutegereza
(crooked) kugoreka
(drunk) kuborēra
(effort) kwāndāra
(empty) kugaragaza
(equal in length or height) kurēsha
(excuses) kudendekanya, kudendekeranya, kuzāngazānga
(face over something that tastes bad) kunyinyirwa
(a fire) gucāna, gukongereza
(firm) kugumya
(fun of) kunegura
(fun of, esp. someone in trouble) kwīshinyira
(fun of, by recalling the good he has lost) gucurīra
(good) kuryōsha
(hedge) kuzitira
(hard for one who has lost a loved one, by reproaching the dead) kwītāmba ku muvyimba
(known) kwāndagaza, kwātura, kumenyēsha, kwāngāza, kwerura, kurānga, gukwīza, gukwīragiza, kwāmāmaza, guhishūra, guserura
(laugh, one that makes others laugh) akagūgu
(level) gusēna
(narrow) kwāza
(nest) kwārika
(noise, big) kwāsana, gusāma, kubomborana, kubugiriza
(oneself) kwīgīra
(others like you) kwīkūndiriza
(peace) kubangūranya
(perfect) gutūngānya, kwūzuza, kuroraniriza
(place) kubisa
(place for one another to pass) kubisīkanya
(progress) gutēra imbere, kuyoboza
(reparations) guhōnga, guhōngera
(restitution) kuriha
(sacrifice) gushikana
(sign) kugereraniriza
(smooth) gusēna
(straight) kugorōra, kurorānya
(tired) kurusha
(vow) gushīnga
(watering place) kugomera
(white) kwēza
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mark    (made by hoe or axe) ibāngo
(of a blow) umuramu
(to ~) kudoma
(to have marks, scratches, as pot) gusaragurika
('get on the mark') gutuna
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mat    (grass mat to sit on) umusēzero
(made of slipt papyrus) ikigāra, ikinyāmbuga
(sleeping) ikirago
(small) umukeka
(very nice, used by king or chief) indāva
(worn-out) umusāmbi
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measure    ingero, urugero, urugezo
(tape ~) imetero y'impuzu
(by hand or by steps) itāmbwe
(of work) ikivi
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miracle    igitangāza, akūmiza
(not by God's power) amarēba
(making others think you've done a ~ when it's only a deception) uburyi
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miss    gusība
(aim and) guhusha
(be lonesome for) gukūmbura
(each other on path) kunyuranwa
(fail to find) kubura
(pass by but not meet) guhubana
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nightfall    (to be overtaken by) kwīrīra
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one    -mwe, rimwe
(one solitary thing) urudēnde
(one banana, head of grain, etc.) umuhānyu
(to come ~ by ~) gutororokanya
(~ by ~) isorōsoro
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over-ripe    (to be ~ by nightfall) kwīrīra
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overcome    kunēsha, gutsīnda, kunaniza
(to be ~ by something difficult) kunanirwa
(to ~ an enchantment) kurogōra
(seek assistance to) kugomorera
(to help another ~ enemy) gukōndōrera
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path    inzira, irāngo, umuyobōro
(made by cows) umuhōra
(of water in heavy rain) umuvo
(wide) igihamo
(to go along right in, esp. animals) gutōta
(to go down the middle of) kwātīra
(to light the) kumurika
(to put on the right) guhubūra
(into rugo) umuharuro, umurombero
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peg    urumāmbo, ijisho ry'ikirenge
(to stretch out skin to dry by putting sherpened pegs around edges) kubāmba
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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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pincer    (of wood used by snuff smokers) umunēngo
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place    (to) gushira
(to ~ here and there) gukwīragiza
(in order) gukirānura, kuringaniza, kurorānya
(facing each other) kurorānya
(objects together in irregular fashion, end for end) gucurikiranya
(obliquely) guhirika, gukīkama
(be placed obliquely) gukīka
(on) gushikiriza
(one thing above another) kugereka, kugerekeranya
(oneself) guherēra
(somewhere) gushiraho
(two things side by side, parallel) kubāngikanya
(to be placed wrong end to) gucurama
(to give place to each other) kubisīkanya
(to hold in) kugumya
(to leave a) gushingūka
(to make) kubisa
(to make for one another to pass) kubisīkanya
(to put a thing in its certain ~) gutereka
(to remain in ~ of another) gusigarira
(to stand in a certain ~ thus making ~ for another) kubisiriza
(to take the ~ of another) kwākīra
(to take the ~ of another watching) kubangūra
(to go from ~ to ~) kuyugayuga
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poison    (to ~ by bewitchment) kuroga
(to take a drink to prove it is not poisoned) kurogoza
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pricked    (to be, by thorn) guhāndwa
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pronouncement    (work or command sent out by king and spread by chiefs) amatēka
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rain    imvura
(light, fine) urunyanyāga
(main rain season) itumba
(season of early rains) agatāsi
(very heavy) isegenya
(very heavy, sweeps away crops on hillside) inkukūra
(wind and rain, storm) inkūbi
(path of water in heavy rain) umuvo
(to ~) kugwa
(with imvura, i.e. imvura iragwa)
(to begin to ~ after dry season) gutāsura
(to cause to, sorcerer) kuvuba
(early in morning or for a long time) kuvōvōta
(heavily) guhonoka
(a long time without stopping) kujobanya
(on) kuvubira
(softly) kunyanyāga
(to threaten to) gukuba
(to fall continuously) gushāna
(to fall heavily) kuzibiranya
(to go for shelter in) kwūgama
(to be soaked by downpour) kujōbeka
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repulsive    (to be) gushisha
(to be nauseated by a ~ thing) gushishwa
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root    umuzi, igishitsi
(of word) itsina
(to pull out by roots) kurandura, gusitura, kumomora
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run    kwīruka
(as water) gutēmba
(down hill) gukoragurika
(to jump up and run quickly) kwūbuka
(like a little child) kudiririmba
(out bit by bit till all is gone) gushīrīra
(out to see something, usually of a crowd) gushwabāduka
(over) gusēsekara
(very fast) kwīrukānga, gushīnga amano
(to lean forward preparing to run) gutuna
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salt    umunyu
(native crude, made by soaking ashes of a certain plant) umugōnzo
(food without) ibise
(to give salt to domestic animals) kwūhīra
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scar    inkovu
(from medical cutting) ururāsago, indāsago
(left by person scratching or biting another) inkogote
(on gourd or skin) umuguma
(of plant) ibango
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scatter    gukwīragiza, gusāba, gusanza,
(vt) gusanzāza
(vi) gusanzāra
(esp. seeds from tree, vi) gushwiragira
(vt) gushwiragiza
(everywhere, vi) gusābagīra
(everywhere, vt) gusābagīza
(seeds or dirt by scratching as chicken does) gusūra
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scorn    umugayo, akagayo, agasūzuguro
(one who scorns others) umucōkōranyi
(spit spurted from between teeth as indication of) inyeri
(to ~) guhinyura, kunēma, kugaya, gukēngēra
(to show ~ by spitting out) gucīra inyeri
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seclude    (one who likes to go by himself rather than with others) ikirarashamba
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show    kwereka, kwerekana, gufurūra, guserura, kubonēsha
(contempt, by spitting) gucīra inyeri
(off) kwīkakīsha
(oneself) kwibonekeza, kwībūra
(the way) guhubūra, kurangīra, kuyobora
(the way to one who is lost) kuzimurura
(to not ~ one's feelings) kwīrengagiza
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silence    agacerere
(to ~) gucereza, kuzibiza, guhoza, kuzibiranya
(by motion of the hand) kumama
(one's opponent by speaking the truth) kujegeza
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skin    uruhu, urukoba, urusāto
(for carrying baby) ingovyi
(worn by king or great chief) inyambarabāmi
(scaly) ibikaragāshi
(to ~) kumyōra, gukungura
(to fall and ~ oneself) gukungagura, gukunguka
(to remove ~ from drying) kubāmbūra
(to stretch out to dry by pegging) kubāmba
(to have something penetrate the) gusesērwa
(crack in foot) ikivutu
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skinned    (to be ~ by a blow) kuramuka
(to be ~ by falling) gukunguka
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slip    kunyerera
(down on spear, meat if it slips it's supposedly diseased) gushōka
(out little by little, e.g. nail) kwīdohōra
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soak    (in water, be soaked by rain) kujōbeka
(to put to ~, esp. grain) kwīnika
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span    (measure by hand) itāmbwe
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step    intambuko
(measure by steps) itāmbwe
(place where steps are cut in hillside) ubukiru
(to ~) gutambuka
(aside to make light) gukīngūra, gukīnguruka
(on) guhonyora
(take little steps) kunyonyera
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streak    (caused by water, sweat) umukororōmvyi
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stretch    (vi) kwāguka, kweguka
(vt) kwāgura
(oneself) kwīgorōra
(oneself out on ground) kurambarara
(a bow) gufōra
(out, vi) kwirāmvura
(out, as skin for drum) gukana
(out arm) kurāmvura
(out skin to dry by pegging) kubāmba
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struck    (to be, by lightning) guhūndagara
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suck    (esp. juice out of fruit) kunūnuza
(to eat by sucking only, as candy) kuyongobeza, kuyungubiza
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surprise    (to) kujegeza, kujorera, gutangāza
(to be taken by) gufata mpiri
(to jump in) guhababuka, kuzanzamuka
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taken    (to be, by surprise) gufata mpiri
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warm    (to be) gususuruka
(to get) gukanyuruka
(to make) gususurutsa
(oneself by the fire) kwītara, kwītaragura, kwōta
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wearied    (to be ~, by long speech or delay) kurambirwa
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wife    umugēnzi, umugore
(abandoned) intabwa
(favorite) inkūndwākazi
(wife of) muka
(wife of king, chief) umwāmikazi
(to bring back ~ after she's gone home) gucūra
(to lose ~ by death) gupfākara
(to send ~ back to husband when she's gone home) gucūrira
(to take) kwābīra
(to take, without marrying her properly) gucīkiza
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wind    umuyaga
(heavy) igihūhūta, igihūhūsi
(and rain, storm) inkūbi
(sound of things blown by wind) umuvuguvugu
(around, as string) kuzīngīra
(to shake in ~) guhuzēnwa
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without    (without is expressed by a verb in the –ta– negative, e.g. He went without saying Goodbye = Yagiye atavuze N’agasaga)
(~ pity or regarding) utwīninga, irarīrari
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sha     excl    familiar term for addressing another (used mostly by men and boys)
shahu   excl    familiar term for addressing another (used mostly by men and boys)
guca i musozi   phr    to go by land rather than cross stream or lake
Kiranga     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
(high priest of the Burundian traditional supreme god, mediator between the traditional god and man, today associated by Christians with the devil)
ubuzimuzimu fetishes
igihwēba, igishegu one dedicated to service of ~
kuvōvōta to give oneself to ~
kubāndwa to dance in honor of
kubāndwa to be devoted to his service
guterekēra to worship ~
Mungu   1  class 1
singular: umu-
God (from Sw., term introduced by missionaries in contrast to the traditional Kirundi term Imāna)
agatēte (udu-)     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
1. pieces of a certain kind of grass used for weaving, 2. bits of things used by witch doctor to divine
gacaca    n    traditional trial headed by local elders
ihunja   5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
spectacular women's dance, with sudden rapid movement in an arc, led by the head and shoulders, Mugamba and Kirimiro region
isorōsoro (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
one by one
itēka (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
1. law, decree, order, 2. judgment, justice, 3. (pl.) amateka word (or commands) sent out by king and spread by chiefs, subchiefs, etc., 4. prescription
indāva (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. footstool, 2. very nice mat (used by king or chief)
inkogoto (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
scar left by person scratching or biting another
umugāra (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
crown woven of long hair and worn by dancers
umugōnzo (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
salt made by saking the ashes of a certain plant in water
umuhōra (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
path made by cows, esp. near houses
umunēngo (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
pincer used by snuff smokers, clothespin
umuvuguvugu (imi-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
sound of stick or string whipped through air, sound of things blown by wind, whir
urukorōnko (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
charm or horn used by witch doctor
urwedengwe   6  class 6
singular: uru-
women's dance, characterized by movement of the shoulders, Ngozi and Buyenzi regions
gufata kunguvu (-fashe)   phr    1. to rape, 2. to abuse sexually, 3. to take by force
gufata mpiri (-fashe)     phr    to be taken by surprise
gufashīsha (-fashīshije)     v    to help by means of
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)
guhorēsha (-horēsheje)     v    to console or cool by means of
guhēkēsha (-hēkēsheje)     v    to carry by means of, help to carry on back
guhēndēsha (-hēndēsheje)     v    to deceive by means of
guhēzagiza (-hēzagije)     v    to cause to bless, bless by means of
gukērērezwa (-kērērejwe)     v    to be made late by
gukūrīsha (-kūrīshije)     v    to take away by means of
gusesērwa (-sesēwe)     v    1. to have something penetrate the skin, 2. to be hurt by what someone says, 3. to be hurt (as injury)
gushishwa (-shishwe)     v    to be nauseated by repulsive thing
gushīshōza (-shīshōje)     v    to verify what one has heard by asking many
gushōka (-shōtse)     v    1. to do quickly (esp. used by Batwa), 2. to go to drink (animals), 3. to slip down on spear (of meat they've put on tip – if it falls it's supposed to be diseased), 4. to fall accidentally on spear and be injured
gusinzikazwa (-sinzikajwe)     v    to be made to suffer by
gusoromēsha (-soromēsheje)     v    to cause to gather food, to help to gather food, to gather by means of
gusukīsha (-sushijwe)     v    to cause to pour, pour by means of
gusunikīsha (-sunikīshije)     v    to cause or help to push, push by means of
guterūza (-terūje)     v    to cause to lift up, lift up by means of
gutsītāzwa (-tsītājwe)     v    to be made to stumble by
gutēza (-tēje)     v    to help to plant, to throw or cause by means of
kugerūza (-gerūje)     v    to cause to diminish, diminish by
kugorōza (-gorōje)     v    to make straight by means of
kujegeza (-jegeje)     v    1. to silence one's opponent by speaking the truth, 2. to astound, astonish, 3. to roll about (vt), 4. throw down, 5. to surprise
kumerēsha (-merēsheje)     v    to cause to sprout by
kumurikwa (-muritswe)     v    to be lighted by
kunanirwa (-naniwe)     v    1. to be tired, 2. to be overcome by something difficult
kuniga (-nize)     v    1. to strangle, 2. to choke, suffocate, stifle, 3. to grab by neck, 4. to tie neck of a sack
kuramuka (-ramutse)     v    1. to be, to start the day
aramutse agenda and then he went
2. to be skinned by a blow
kuramutsa (-ramukije)     v    1. to greet (oneself, not sent by another), 2. to greet in letter, 3. to visit, 4. to stand at door and cough or call 'muraduha'
kurangirīsha (-rangirīshije)     v    to show the way by means of
kuraswa (-rashwe)     v    to be pierced by an arrow
kuratswa (--kijwe)     v    to be made angry by
kurerekēsha (-rerekēsheje)     v    to cause to watch, watch by means of
kurerēsha (-rerēsheje)     v    to rear a child by means of
kurokoza (-rokoje)     v    to get well when others around are dying, to save by means of
kurorerwa (-rorewe)     v    to be seen by means of
kurwānīsha (-rwānīshije)     v    to fight with, by means of
kurēnga (-rēnze)     v    1. to surpass, go beyond, 2. to break (the law), 3. to disappear, to set (of sun), 4. to be more
urēnge i Gitega! pass by Gitega! go beyond Gitega!
kuvurisha (-vurishije)   v    to cause to thicken, sour by
kuzanīsha (-zanīshije)   v    to help to bring, bring by means of
kwīciraho (--yeho)     v    to punish by death on the spot
kwīhariza (-īharije)   v    to have a thing by oneself
kwīshuriza (-īshurije)     v    1. to cause to pay, 2. to answer by
kwōndēshwa (-ōndēshejwe)     v    to be made thin by
kwōta (-ōse)     v    to warm oneself by fire
kwūngururuza (-ūngururuje)   v    1. to go forward little by little, 2. to prolong
agahumuza     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
(no pl.) goodbye
buroca     phr    goodbye
gucūka (-cūtse)     v    1. to dry up (breasts), 2. to be weaned (baby)
guhāndwa (-hānzwe)     v    to be pricked (by thorn)
guheha (-heshe)     v    1. to blow along, 2. to wipe up (esp. mother wiping baby)
guhēra (-hēreye)     v    1. to begin from, by, 2. to recompense, 3. give to, (prepositional form of guha)
guhita (-hise)     v    1. to pass, to pass by, 2. to give diarrhea
gukīkira (-kīkiye)     v    1. to pass by, go around, 2. to lay someone on his side, 3. to take in one's arms (baby), to hug
gukomorwa (-komowe)     v    to be bitten (by snake)
gukunguka (-kungutse)     v    to be skinned (by falling)
gupfīsha (-pfīshije)     v    to lose (by death), cause to die
gupfūsha (-pfūshije)     v    to lose one's child (by death)
gusēzera (-sēzeye)     v    1. to bid goodbye, to dismiss, 2. to fix up nice place to sit (old use)
gusezerana (-sezeranije)     v    1. to promise (each other), 2. to engage, 3. to bid each other goodbye, 4. to make a contract
gusēzerera (-sēzereye)     v    1. to say goodbye at, for, 2. to say goodbye, giving the permission to leave, 3. to prepare a place to sit for (old use)
gushisha (-shishe)     v    1. to be big, fat, chubby 2. to be flourishing (of growing things, child), 3. to be very dirty, unpleasant, repulsive, 4. to tie beans to hedge to dry
gutinda (-tinze)     v    to be late, to finish by... (Rw)
hāfi   adv    near, nearby, close by, nigh, about, around, approximately, roughly, or so, around
icugumbiro (iv-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
igifatanzoka (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
baby (not old enough to know fear)
igihozo (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
imvanda (im-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
baby's hair
ingovyi (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. placenta, 2. skin for carrying baby
kubānza (-bānje)     v    to begin by, to do first
kubīkīra (-bīkīye)     v    1. to book (a room, hotel) 2. to fix place for new baby, 3. to wrap up baby
kubōga (-bōze)     v    1. to spit up milk (of baby), 2. to be full, 3. to be overflowing
kurāngārira (-rāngāriye)     v    to be distracted by, marvel over
kurera umwana (-reze)   phr    to babysit
kuroga (-roze)     v    1. to bewitch, 2. to poison (by bewitchment)
kuzungagiza (-zungagije)   v    1. to turn around several times, 2. to rock a baby, 3. to agitate, 4. to wag tail
kwāna (-ānye)     v    to weep (baby)
kwōgorora (-ōgoroye)     v    1. to cross a river (by bridge), 2. to come out of water
kwōnsa (-ōnkeje)     v    to nurse a baby, to breastfeed
kwūririra (-ūririye)   v    to climb on, by, for
n'agahīndukira     phr    goodbye (see you soon)
n'agahwāne     phr    goodbye
n'agasāga     phr    goodbye
n'akabāba     phr    goodbye
n'akagaruka     phr    goodbye, see you soon
na     1. and (for words in a series or phrases, but not clauses), 2. by, 3. with, 4. even
ndakwīkebanuye   phr    goodbye (used when adressing a superior)
ndakwinyungushuye     phr    goodbye
ndikebanuye   phr    goodbye (to a superior)
ubuswi     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
(no pl.) very tiny baby chicks
ugusohora   9  class 9
singular: uku-
1. expulsion, throwing out, 2. traditional ceremony on the sixth day after a child's birth where the baby is presented
umunyororo (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
1. chain (by extension, prison), 2. jail
umuswi (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
baby chick
umuyaya (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
babysitter, housemaid
umwāna (ab-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. child, baby, 2. young of animal
uruhīnja (impīnja)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
tiny or newborn baby
urusumanyenzi (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
1. cliff from which unmarried pregnant girls are thrown, 2. pit, abyss
uruyoya (inzoya  6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
infant, baby (up to 3 months)
baby    umwāna, uruhīnja, uruyōya
(not old enough to know fear) igifatanzoka
(tiny ~) uruhīnja
(~ clothes) icahi
(~ food) umusururu
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begin    (by ~) kubānza, kubanziriza, guhēra
(to ~) gutangura, kwānzika, gushūriza, gushūza
(to cause to ~) gutangīza
(~ from) guhēra
(~ a task) kwāhuka
(~ to get wrinkled from age) gukāmba
(~ to head up, as grain) guhaga
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bid    (goodbye) gusēzera
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chick    (baby) umuswi
(very tiny) ubuswi
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confirm    (to) gukomeza
(by asking many) gushīshōza
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destroy    guhomvora, guhonnya, guhonyora, gukōmbōra, kwōnōna, gusambūra, gutikiza, kuyigiza, kumara
(completely) gukomvōmvora, gusangangura, gusiribānga
(by fire) kuyigiza
(garden, of goats etc.) kwōna
(the work of another) gusīvya
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divide    kugabanya, kugabura, kugaburira, gutānya
(by lot) gupfīndana
(up loads among several) kugabāngānya
(up work or load to make it easier) kwīyorohereza
(to buy a thing together and then ~ it) gusorōra
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eat    kurya, gufungura, kunogera, kunoza, kurandagura
(a lot) guhāga, guhīmba
(cause to ~ a lot) gupfunereza
(by sucking only, as candy) kuyongobeza, kuyungubiza
(garden plants, of goats) kwōna
(to refuse to) kuzira
(to refuse to ~ or drink with) kunēna
(together) gusangira
(to ~ what's left on peeling of roasted banana, etc.) gukōra
(two kinds of food together) gukoza
(with instrument) kurīsha
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examine    gucaca, gucunaguza, gucunaguriza, gupīma, gusūzuma, guhwebutsa, kurāba
(to look intently at) kwihweza
(in prospect of bying) kugaragura
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food    indya, ibifungurwa, imfungurwa
(food that needs to be cooked) igitekwa
(baby ~) umusururu
(big portion of) irobe
(and drink of rich man, ruler) igiturire
(for a journey) impāmba
(without salt) ibise
(one in charge of ~ at a feast) umuteretsi
(place where ~ is plentiful) amasumo, ubusumo
(to be burned slightly) kuyēnga
(to become too dry in cooking) kuyēnga
(to burn, vi) kuzigira
(to dish up) kwārura
(to eat, to serve) gufungura
(to get ~ for oneself) gutāra
(to go to find ~) gusuma
(to go together to produce ~ for guests) gutērēra
(to quickly make ~ for one) kuzina
(to serve) gufungura
(to try to find ~ for unexpected guests) kwīyambagura
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goat    impene, intūngwa, igitūngwa
(heard of) inzirikwa
(male) impfizi
(young male) agasugurume
(skin for carrying baby) ingovyi
(billy ~) isuguru, ihebe
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grab    gucakīra, kuraha, kuramira, gushikura
(by neck) kuniga
(quickly) kunyakura
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greet    gusanganira
(by oneself in person or in letter) kuramutsa
(for) gutahiriza
(for another) gutāsha
(one another) kuramūkanya
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hair    (of baby) imvanda
(bit on top of head) isūnzu
(of human head) umushatsi
(except of human head) ubwōya
(one) urwōya
(pubic) inzya
(hair line) amasoso
(long with mud in it) ubusage
(tan in color, goats) umufumbēre
(white from old age) imvi, uruvi
(to cut) kumwa
(to dampen before cutting) kuvubika
(to have long) guhīmbira
(to have shaved off) kwīkemūra
(to let grow long) gutongoza
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learn    kwīga, kwīgīshwa, gusharira
(by heart) gufata ku mutwe
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lullaby    igihozo, icugumbiro
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nauseated    (to be) gusesemwa
(by repulsive thing) gushishwa
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pass    guhita
(allow to) kubisa
(allow another to) kubisiriza
(between) kunyura
(by) guhita, gukīkira
(by, but not meet) guhubana
(gas) gusurira
(out gifts) kugaba
(out of sight) kurēngāna
(over, by, aside) kurēngāna, kurēngānya
(the night) kurāra
(through) guca
(to bring to ~) gucimbataza
(to go through a narrow ~) kunyegētera
(to bring in passing) guhitana
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prepare    (to ~) gutegūra, guteganya, kuroraniriza
(food quickly for one) kuzina
(ground for sorghum) guhānda
(oneself to strike) kubangura
(a place for building) gutaba
(place for newborn baby) kubīkīra
(things for a trip) gutēkera
(to fight) gukenyera
(to go) kwīkora
(one who prepares for another) integūza
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pull    gukwēga, gushikura
(by roots) gusitura, kumomora, kurandura
(easily) kumomoka, gushikuka
(things away from plant or tree) gukurira
(~ out, ~ up stake) gushingūra
(out of the mud) gushāyūra
(teeth) guhongora
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punish    guhana
(by death on the spot) kwīciraho
(repeatedly) guhanahana
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regurgitate    (baby) kubōga
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save    gukiza, kurokora
(by means of) kurokoza
(beans for a year) guhitiza
(to redeem) gucūngura
(to store) kubīka
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soaked    (to be) kujōba
(by downpour of rain) kujōbeka
(in house) kuvīrwa
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spit    amate, igikororwa
(spurted from between teeth as indication of scorn) inyeri
(to ~) gucīra amate
(to ~ on) kuvuma amate
(~ up milk, baby) kubōga
(~ up phlegm) kuruka
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start    kwānzika, gutangura
(by) kubānza
(early in the morning) kuzinduka
(fire) gucāna
(job before finishing the previous one) kubāngikanya
(the day) kuramuka
(something) gutangīza
(up from ground, e.g.g locusts) guharara
(up in one's sleep) kurandamuka
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take    gufata, gucakīra, guhitana
(another's place in watching) kubangūra
(apart what has been stuck together) kumatūra
(authority on oneself) kurēngera
(away) gukūra, gushingūra, gutwāra
(away from) kwāka, kunyaga
(away completely) gukōmbōra, gutōngōra
(away with) kuvāna
(by force) kunyaga
(care of) kubungabunga, kwītwaririka
(care of, very good) kubukabuka
(case to chief or court) kubūranya
(case to chief, knowing one is right) gutara
(child in arms) kurera, gukīkira
(council together) guhūza ināma
(cows uphill) kurārūra
(down) kumanura
(down tent) gupāngūra
(everything for oneself) kwīgūngirako
(far away) kwāmbukana
(firm hold of) kubāngiriza
(from another) kwākīra
(from pocket or other concealed place) kugoborora
(here, take this) enda
(hold of) gufata
(hold of person) gusūmira, gushorerakw amaboko
(home) gutāhāna
(home object or cows after being away long time) kugishūra
(in one's arms) kugūmbīra, gukīkira
(mouthful) gutamira
(oath) kurahīra
(off clothes) kwīyambura
(off lid of basket) kurumūra
(out) gusokōra
(out of) gukūra, gusokorora, kugobōtora
(out of hole in ground what one has put there) kuzīkuruka
(outside) gusohora
(picture) gucapura (Sw.)
(place of another) kwākīra
(quickly) gutebūkana
(someone aside) kwīkebana
(someone to chief for trial or accusation) gushengeza
(something out to an appointed place) gusokorora
(to put away) kwāndūra
(to someone) gushīra
(to someone where he is) gusānza
(turns) kwākīrana, kwākīranwa, kuja imbu, gukūranwa
(up space) gutabarara
(walk) kugēndagēnda
(wife) kwābīra
(wife, without marrying her properly) gucīkiza
(with) kujāna
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vomit    kudahwa, kwīyōra, kuruka, kuyōrwa, kwīyōrwa
(to ~ mother's milk, as baby does) kubōga
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way    inzira
(to feel the way before one with foot or spear) gukebagiza, guhwihwisha
(to find one's way after being lost) guhubūka
(to go seperate ways) gutāna
(to show the ~, put on right path) guhubūra, kurangīra
(by the way) hārya
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weaned    (to be, baby) gucūka
(animal) guhwerwa
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wipe    guhanagura, gukēmūra, gupānga (Sw.), gukoropa
(esp. mother, wiping baby) guheha
(child's nose) kumyīra
(one's nose) kwīmyīra
(out) gusangangura
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wrap    kwīfubika, gupfuka
(new-born baby) kubīkīra
(to be wrapped up together) kwīcumba
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chubby    (to be) gushisha
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rock    (to ~ a baby) kuzungagiza
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