da   1  class 1
singular: umu-
(my) father (short form of dawe)
inda (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. stomach, 2. pregnancy, 3. louse
-erānda   adj    1. just, 2. righteous, 3. good, 4. holy
icēnda     adj    nine, nine times
dāta (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my, our father
dāwe (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my, our father
sida   3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
Ubudagi   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
ikidage   4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
German language (used in northern region of Burundi)
ikidagi     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
German language
kudaga (-daze)     v    to tie securely
kudaha (-dashe)     v    1. to draw or dip water, 2. cause to vomit
kudoda (-doze)     v    to tap, strike, rap, strike one article against another
kudāga (-dāze)     v    1. to be amused (child), 2. to enjoy oneself
kwenda (-enze)     v    to barely escape (e.g. yenze gupfa he nearly died)
kwēnda (-ēnze)     v    1. to receive (from someone's hands), 2. to have sex, to make love, to have intercourse, 3. to fornicate (rude)
kwōnda (-ōnze)     v    to get thin
ndagēnda   phr    I am going to
ndagukūnda   phr    I love you, I like you (from gukūnda)
agahīnda     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
(no pl.) sorrow, grief
akaranda     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
(no pl.) person who is great, severe, wise
akarānda     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
(no pl.) smallpox
amazīnda  5    (no sing.) 1. forgetfulness, 2. doubt
kugira amazīnda to be forgetful, doubtful
gushira amazīnda to have a good memory
idāmba     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
(no pl.) in the middle (lake, river)
ugukanda (-kanze)   9  class 9
singular: uku-
1. massage, 2. pressing
ukudahwa   9  class 9
singular: uku-
guhānda (-hānze)     v    1. to prepare ground (for amasaka), 2. to pierce, scratch (e.g. with nail)
guhēnda (-hēnze)     v    1. to deceive, to cheat, 2. to be expensive
guhīnda (-hīnze)     v    1. to turn away (vt), to chase away, 2. tu rumble (thunder)
guhūnda (-hūnze)     v    1. to wear many clothes, 2. to form grains
gukanda (-kanze)     v    to tell chief that someone sends greetings ('bwakeye')
gukūnda (-kūnze)     v    1. to like, 2. to love, 3. to be in agreement, 4. to be easy
gusēnda (-sēnze)     v    to chase away, to drive out (esp. evil spirits)
gusīnda (-sīnze)     v    1. to bully, 2. to mistreat, 3. to vex, to annoy
gutinda (-tinze)     v    to be late, to finish by... (Rw)
gutōnda (-tōnze)     v    to stand in line, to line up (vi)
gutūnda (-tūnze)     v    1. to get mildewed, musty, 2. to move things to another place, to unload
kubānda (-bānze)     v    1. to press, 2. to crowd
kudahwa (-dashwe)     v    to vomit
kudēnda (-dēnze)     v    to be too big for (e.g. garment)
kudōnda (-dōnze)     v    1. to narrate, 2. tell events one after another, 3. to relate
kugēnda (-giye)     v    1. to go, to walk, 2. to leave, 3. generally going by any means (driving, sailing etc.)
kugōnda (-gōnze)     v    to bend (as joint)
kugūnda (-gūnze)     v    to tame
kurānda (-rānze)     v    to creep (as vine)
kurīnda (-rīnze)     v    1. to watch, be careful, 2. to have to, 3. to guard, to protect
kurūnda (-rūnze)     v    1. to pile up, make a heap, 2. to accumulate
kuvūnda (-vūnze)   v    1. to lie around ill long time, 2. to be sedentary, 3. to get moldy (esp. manioc or grass)
kuzīnda (-zīnze)   v    1. to be difficult to say or know, 2. to cause to forget, 3. to escape the memory
kwibānda (-bānze)   v    to compress, concentrate, condense
akārānda     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
(no pl.) ancient customs
akārōnda     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
(no pl.) 1. inherited property or position, 2. origin
ihonda (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
ikānda (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
footprint, track
itunda (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
1. passion fruit, 2. tree tomato
ubudasība     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
gupfīnda (-pfīnze)     v    1. to cast lots, 2. to ask riddles
gupfūnda (-pfūnze)     v    to cover mouth of another with hand to keep him from making a sound
gutsīnda (-tsīnze)     v    1. to defeat, win a case, 2. be victorious, to win, 3. to succeed
kudadika (-daditse)     v    1. to not accept judgment rendered, 2. to be contrary
kudadira (-dadiye)     v    1. to lock one up, 2. to tie firmly
kudadura (-daduye)     v    to untie, set free
kudahira (-dahiye)     v    to bring water
kudāguza (-dāguje)     v    1. to go uncertainly, 2. to stumble
kwīhonda (-īhonze)     v    to strike oneself (as with hammer)
kwīhēnda (-īhēnze)   v    1. to be wrong, to err, 2. to deceive oneself
kwīkūnda (-īkūnze)     v    to love oneself, be selfish, to be egoistic
kwīrinda (-īrinze)     v    1. to be careful, 2. to protect oneself
kwīrunda (-īrunze)     v    to accumulate, pile up (vi)
kwītōnda (-ītōnze)     v    1. to be careful, 2. to be calm, 3. to not be in a hurry
agisida   3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
accident (from Fr. accident)
imbūnda (im-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
puppy, young of small animal
imvanda (im-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
baby's hair
ubudandaji   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
trade, business
umusoda (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
umuyuda (Aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
Jew (person)
umwānda (imy-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
1. dirtiness, dirt, filth, 2. pollution
umwēnda (imy-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
urudāndaza   6  class 6
singular: uru-
trade, business
urugānda (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
factory, workshop, smelting place
urusenda (in-  6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
kudahīsha (-dahīshije)     v    to dip water with
kudāndaza (-dāndaje)     v    1. to sell, 2. to trade, buy and resell
dātabuja (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my/our master, my/our employer
karyenda   3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
traditional sacred royal drum, hidden in its sanctuary and only brought forth on very rare occasions like the umuganuro festival
perezida (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
akarīnda (utu-)     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
akarōnda (utu-)     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
little sore
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
igihūnda (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
dry banana leaves
igitanda (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
(Sw.) bed
ikibūnda (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
pup, puppy, young of small animal
ikigānda (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
disobedient person
umuganda (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
Ugandan (person)
umugānda (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
bundle (of sticks, rope, etc.) wood of the hut
umuhānda (imi-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
road, street
umuhūnda (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
stick with nail in the end of it, metal on end of spear (not the point)
umukānda (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
umumānda (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
tree of which bark was used for clothing
umwerānda (ab-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. just person, 2. righteous person, 3. good person, 4. holy person
kudadarara (-dadaraye)     v    1. to be rigid, straight, hard, 2. to refuse to acknowledge one's wrong
kudayadaya (-dayadaye)     v    1. to be very happy, 2. to be untroubled, 3. go gaily
kudayāngwa (-dayānzwe)     v    1. to act foolish, 2. to tease
dāta wacu (ba-)   phr    1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my/our paternal oncle
Kinyarwanda   4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
Rwandan language
umupfūnda (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
wave, rapid flowing of water, blood, etc.
umutsīnda (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
young banana shoot
gusama inda (-samye)   phr    to conceive
kugira inda (-gize)   phr    to be pregnant
kudandahirwa (-dandahiwe)     v    to be drunk enough to feel superior
kudashoboka (-dashobotse)   v    to be impossible
ibihūndahūnda    4    dry banana leaves
gutwāra inda (-twāye)   phr    to be pregnant
kwūbika inda (-ūbitse)   phr    to lie on one's face, to lie face down, to be in prone position
guhēndahēnda (-hēndahēnze)     v    to deceive in a light, joking way
kubūndabūnda (-būndabūnze)     v    1. to hide oneself, 2. sneak along, 3. to go along stooped over
kudandikanya (-dandikanije)     v    to twist fibers in making thread or rope
kugēndagēnda (-gēndagēnze)     v    to go for a walk, to walk
kujāndajānda (-jāndajānze)     v    1. to joke, 2. to tease
kurūndarūnda (-rūndarūnze)     v    to pile up, amass a lot
umuperezida (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
Umunyarwanda (Aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
Rwandan person, Rwandese
mirongurwēnda   adj    ninety
mirongwicēnda   adj    ninety
igisānda-sānda (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
small trees with fronds resembling palms
umurāndarānda (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
vine of a certain sort
kugira amazīnda (-gize)   phr    1. to be forgetful, 2. to be doubtful
Mpwēmu Mweranda   phr    Holy Spirit
gushira amazīnda (-shize)   phr    to have a good memory
gushiruka amazinda (-shirutse)   phr    to not have doubt, be sure of oneself
agahuru     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
(no pl.) early morning just before dawn
agakwēgo (udu-  7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
dash, hyphen, line
agashitsi     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
(no pl.) 1. chill, 2. trembling
guhīnda agashitsi to tremble, shake, shiver, to have a chill
agasimbo   7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
energetic men's dance of the Buragane region
akaga   7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
1. danger, 2. trouble, 3. misfortune
akagayo (utu-  7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
blame, scorn, disdain
akarīmbi (utu-)     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
fence, boundary
amacāca    5    dawn
amashōka    5    middle of day
buja     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. master, 2. Bujumbura (short form or slang)
databuja my master
mabuja my mistress
bukēye    n    the next day
Burundi     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
Urundi, Burundi, (litt. 'the other one', in reference to Rwanda)
bwakēye     phr    Good morning (from guca, greeting used almost any time of day if first meeting, also bgakēye)
bwateramye   phr    after dark (from guterama)
cyangwa   or (Kinyarwanda, used in northern Burundi)
ejo     adv    1. yesterday, 2. tomorrow (lit. the other day)
guca (-keye)     v    1. to be day, to dawn, 2. to be clean, pure
bwakeye good morning
gucūra umwiza (-cūye)   phr    to be dark
guhamiririza (-hamiririje)     v    to dance at, for
guhamiriza (-hamirije)     v    to dance
guhara (-haze)     v    1. to scrape, 2. damage, 3. to tan hides, 4. to yelp, 5. purr, 6. to be lacking (usually stative), to be incomplete
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
guhwebutsa (-hwebukije)     v    1. to watch out for danger, 2. examine carefully
gukanya (-kanye)     v    1. to be cold, 2. to be damp
gukanyīsha (-kanyīshije)     v    to make cold, damp
gukayangana (-kayanganye)     v    to be dazzling, shining, to glisten
gukēngēra (-kēngēreye)     v    1. to disdain, 2. to despise, 3. to hate, 4. to be insolent to
gukenuka (-kenutse)     v    1. to have one's needs supplied, 2. to have an abundance
gukoragura (-koraguye)     v    to cause to fall in abundance
gukoragurika (-koraguritse)     v    1. to fall down continually, in abundance (as branches blown down), 2. to run downhill
gukūndana (-kūndanye)     v    1. to love each other, 2. to be romantic, 3. to be dating, to date
gusāga (-sāze)     v    1. to be more, to be abundant, 2. to be more than
gusagaba (-sagavye)     v    1. to have abundant leaves and branches, 2. to crawl along ground (of vines)
gusāguka (-sāgutse)     v    1. to be more, above, abundant, 2. to be too big
gusēmbereza (-sēmbereje)     v    to give lodging to stranger (for several days)
gushīngira (-shīngiye)     v    to be a wedding attendant
gushīra   v    (verb without past) to be almost over (night)
ijoro rishīra ubuca night is almost over, about to dawn
gutāhūka (-tāhūtse)     v    to be understandable
gutamānzuka (-tamānzutse)     v    to become light suddenly (early morning just as darkness ends, or after eclipse)
gutamānzura (-tamānzuye)   v    to become light suddenly (early morning just as darkness ends, or after eclipse)
gutāmba (-tāmvye)     v    to dance (see also kwītāmba)
gutāmbana (-tāmbanye)     v    to dance together
gutambika (-tambitse)     v    to dawn
gutāmbira (-tāmbiye)     v    to dance in honor of
gutāmbīsha (-tāmbīshije)     v    to cause to dance
gutangīra (-tangīriye)   v    1. to hinder, 2. to close or block path, 3. to dam up
gutēngengera (-tēngengeye)     v    to produce heavily or abundantly
gutīmba (-tīmvye)     v    to be damp, cold, chilled
gutīnyūka (-tīnyūtse)     v    to dare, be fearless
gutobekeranya (-tobekeranije)     v    to pierce through, to speak clearly, distinctly, understandably
hange     kugenda ~ to go prepared with everything planned
harakēye    n    it is day
hīrya y'ējo     phr    1. day before yesterday, 2. day after tomorrow
ibihogo    4    (no pl.) dark yellow, brown
ibija    4    (no pl.) servitude, bondage
ibirare    4    1. effect of sleeping badly, 2. 'morning after' headache
ibirorēro    4    dances, exercises (as at feast)
icūmwēru (ivy-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. Sunday, 2. week (Rw)
igihūmbu (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. illegitimate child, 2. dishonest person, 3. untrustworthy, unwise, 4. one who won't stay home, vagabond, gadabout
igikayangana (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. something dazzling, shining, glistening, 2. enamel
igisuru (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. kind of bush (leaves eaten during famine), 2. women's dance celebrating the birth of twins
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
ijeri (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
(insect) cicada
ikambambiri (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
sandal with strap between the big and other toes
ikinyōta (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
damp place (not really swamp)
ikirāngamisi (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
ikirēnge (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
kugera ikirēnge walk in footsteps of another
kugēnda n'ibirēnge to walk barefoot
ikirīmbi (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
fence, boundary
ikirori (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. festival day, 2. event, 3. celebration
ikiruhūko (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. vacation, 2. rest, break, respite, 3. holidays
ikiyobe   4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
light brown (used of a person who is not very dark)
ikonje (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
vacation, holidays (from Fr. congé)
imisambi  2    women's dance, imitating the movements of the crowned crane, Kirimiro region
imisi yose   phr    allways, alldays
indāro (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inn, lodging, accommodation
inenge     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
kugenda ku nenge (in reference to eating)
inkīko (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
boundaries of country
inkwēto (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
intakonywa (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. stubborn person (lit. 'who will not be bent', from kugōnda), 2. extremist
intāmbo (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
intōre (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. dancer, 2. youth, 3. traditional young warrior, 2. handsomeness and good character
irāro (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
1. dormitory, 2. accommodation, 3. shelter for cows
iremezo     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
(no pl.) 1. leader, one to be imitated, 2. beginning, foundation, 3. principle
irīnde    n    (no pl.) danger
isederi   3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
ishike (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
yellow daisy
itanguriro (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
beginning, foundation
itara (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
1. lamp, lantern, 2. light (not natural daylight)
itariki (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
date (of month)
iyīnga (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
week, Sunday
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)
izina (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
umunsi ur'izina on a certain day
amazina y'inka poetry praising cattle
amazina y'ubuhizi poetry praising courageousness
amazina y'urugamba war poetry
izosi (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
kugōnda izosi to bow the neck, to be submissive
juzi   3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
day before yesterday (Sw.)
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 ~
kubāndūra (-bāndūye)     v    1. to pry up, 2. push out (e.g. wind bulges out cloth), 3. to appear suddenly (as sun at dawn)
kubāndwa (-bānzwe)     v    1. to dance in honor of Kiranga, 2. to be devoted to his service
kubobōtereza (-bobōtereje)     v    1. to ask for daily, secretly, 2. to tell something in a kind, easy way
kubūra (-būze)     v    1. to warn of danger, 2. to announce something
kubura Shinge na Rugero (-buze)   phr    to lose control, to fail badly (Shinge and Rugero are two strategic hills that Rwanda lost to Burundi in a famous historic battle between the two kingdoms)
kubūrira (-būriye)     v    1. to tell what's going to happen, 2. to announce, notify, inform, 3. to warn of danger
kudibama (-dibaye)     v    to have abundance
kuganūka (-ganūtse)     v    1. to send greetings, 2. to go home (often used in farewell to one's superior: ndaganutse)
kugomera (-gomeye)     v    1. to revolt against, 2. to dam stream to form watering place, to dyke up
kugomorora (-gomoroye)     v    to remove a dam
kugwīra (-gwīriye)     v    1. to multiply (vi), 2. to be abundant, (prepositional form of kugwa)
kujīnjibura (-jīnjibuye)     v    1. to question so strongly that one dares not deny again, 2. to prove to one that he's wrong
kumeneka umutwe   phr    to have a headache
kumēnja (-mēnje)     v    to rebel against authority, to fight for independance
kumenyēra (-menyēreye)     v    1. to be accustomed to, to be adapted to, 2. to do a thing habitually, 3. to adapt
kumutaga   9  class 9
singular: uku-
midday (from German: Tag)
kuramuka (-ramutse)     v    1. to be, to start the day
aramutse agenda and then he went
2. to be skinned by a blow
kuramukwa (-ramutswe)     v    to come to day to give birth
kurīndūka (-rīndūtse)     v    to be fearless, to dare
kurōta (-rōse)     v    to dream, daydream
kuvyina (-vyinye)   v    to dance (esp. to music)
kuvyinira (-vyiniye)   v    to dance in honor of
kuvyinīsha (-vyinīshije)   v    to cause to dance
kuwa gatandatu  n    Saturday
kuwa gatanu  n    Friday
kuwa gatatu  n    Wednesday
kuwa kabiri  n    Tuesday
kuwa kane  n    Thursday
kuwa mbere  n    Monday
kuwa Mungu  n    Sunday
kuzāngazānga (-zāngazānze)   v    1. to dawdle, 2. to make excuses
kuziririza (-ziririje)   v    1. to absolutely refuse, 2. to superstitiously observe certain days, 3. to observe a taboo
kuzitira (-zitiye)   v    to make a hedge, surrounding wall, boundary
kwāndagara (-āndagaye)     v    to be made known, come from dark into light
kwātira (-ātiye)     v    1. to choose leader, 2. to put bees in new hive, 3. to dedicate, 4. to ordain
kwēnzūra (-ēnzūye)     v    1. to sweep, clean up, 2. to burst into light (dawn), 3. to have guest arrive just as food is all consumed
kwīra (-īje)     v    1. to get dark, to be night, 2. to get late
kwīrabura (-īrabuye)     v    1. to be black, 2. to be dark
kwīriranwa (-īriranywe)     v    to spend the day together
kwīrirwa (-īririwe)     v    to spend all day, to last all day
kwīrirwako (-īrirweko)     v    to spend the whole day at a certain task
kwīroha (-īroshe)     v    1. to go into danger without regard to oneself, 2. to put into the water (river)
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)
kwītwāra (-ītwāye)     v    to go to chief or superior for something (see ndakwītwāyeko)
kwīyereka (-īyeretse)     v    1. to show oneself, 2. to parade, dance as traditional warriors did displaying their weapons
kwōnōna (-ōnōnnye)     v    to destroy, damage, spoil
kwōnōnera (-ōnōneye)     v    to damage at, for
kwōnōnēsha (-ōnōnēsheje)     v    to damage with, help to damage
kwōnōnwa (-ōnōnwe)     v    to be damaged
kwūbahuka (-ūbahutse)   v    1. to lack respect, be disrespectful, 2. to be insolent, 3. to dare, to be bold, 4. to speak fearlessly
kwūbikiza (-ūbikije)   v    to become dark in daytime (from fog, etc.)
kwūmvīkana (-ūmvīkanye)   v    1. to understand one another, 2. to sound well, 3. to be heard plainly, 4. to be clear (understandable), 5. to come to a compromise
Madamu   1  class 1
singular: umu-
Madame (Fr.)
mandarine  n    tangerine, mandarine
mwēne data (b-)     phr    1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my sibling (a brother or a sister)
bene data my siblings (my brothers and sisters)
mwēne dāta wācu (b-)     phr    1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my paternal cousin (boy or girl)
bene ta wācu my paternal cousins (boys and girls)
mwīriwe    n    1. good afternoon, good evening, 2. hello (in afternoon/evening, greeting used when meeting for second time same day)
ubuca   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
ubukenuke     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
(no pl.) abundance, supplying of need
ubukūngu     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
group of attendants or helpers to elders
ubusambiri   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
a non-traditional dance of the youth, influenced by neighboring Tanzania, Buragane region
ubushirukanyi   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
(no pl.) audacity
ubwīrakabiri     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
(no pl.) eclipse, darkness in daytime
ubwōnōnyi     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
(no pl.) destruction, damage
uguhambira   9  class 9
singular: uku-
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
umuco (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
1. light, daylight (sunny), 2. division, section, group, troop
umudari (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
medal (sports)
umugāra (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
crown woven of long hair and worn by dancers
umuhamirizo (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
dance (of men)
umukazāna (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
umukōbwa (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. girl, 2. daughter (lit. the one to be given a dowery)
umukōbwabo (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. daughter of her sister, 2. daughter of his brother
umukōbwācu (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. daughter of my sister (when girl speaking), 2. daughter of my brother (when boy speaking)
umukōbwanyu (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. daughter of your sister (if the one spoken to is a girl), 2. daughter of your brother (if the one spoken to is a boy)
umukūnzi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. intimate friend, 2. one who loves, lover, 3. fiance, 4. sweetheart, darling
umukwēgo (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
dash, hyphen, line
umunsi (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
uyumunsi today
uyumunsi uyumunsi this very day
umunsi ur'izina on a certain day
umupaka (imi-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
border, boundary
umurāngo (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
umusānzi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
watchman, guard (esp. in daytime)
umuseke (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
dawn (very early)
umusi (imi-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
uyumusi today
uyumusi uyumusi this very day
umusi ur'izina   phr    on a certain day
umusi w'Imāna   phr    Sunday
umutāga (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
daytime, esp. near moon (from German: Tag)
umutāri (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
dazzling brightness (sun, moon)
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
umutwēnzi (imi-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
umutwēnzi ukitse   phr    2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
when dawn broke (from gukīka)
umuvuzamurisho (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
traditional drummer, following the movement of the dancer
umuyebe   2  class 2
singular: umu-
miming dance of men wearing birds feathers, Imbo region
umuzimagiza (imi-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
great darkness
umuzitanya (imi-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
great darkness
umwījima     2  class 2
singular: umu-
darkness, dark
umwiyereko (imw-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
dance of the Bugesera region
umwīza     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
(pl. rare) darkness, dark
umwōgo (imy-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
long tie worn at shoulder at certain dances
umwuzukuruza (ab-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
urakomeye   phr    are you well? how are you? (from gukomera) (replied by ndakomeye!)
urubaraza (im-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
(Sw.) porch, verandah
urubibe (im-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
1. limit, 2. boundary
urufatiro (im-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
1. foundation, 2. principle
urumuri (i-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
light (not day light), torch
uruvyāro (im-  6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
offspring, descendant
uruvyino (im-  6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
dancing with singing
urwedengwe   6  class 6
singular: uru-
women's dance, characterized by movement of the shoulders, Ngozi and Buyenzi regions
uyumunsi   adv    today, this day (from uyu munsi)
uyumusi   adv    today, this day (from uyu musi)
abdomen    inda
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abortion    ukuramburura
(med) ugukorora inda
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abundant    (to be) kugwīra, gusāga, gusāguka
(to have abundant leaves and branches) gusagaba
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accept    kwemera
(to cause to) kwemeza
(a decision in spite of oneself) kujanirana, kujaniranwa
(not accept helpful suggestions) gutagara
(not accept judgement rendered) kudadika, gutagara
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accident    agisida, inzeduka, icāgo, icaduka
(to barely escape) guhakwa
(to fall on spear) gushōka
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accompany    kwāmbukana, kugendanira, guherekeza
(to be accompanied to wedding, as bride is) gushīngirwa
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accordion    kinanda
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accumulate    kurūnda
(to add to what one has) gusorōra
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acknowledge    kwemera
(refuse to ~ one's wrong) kudadarara
(to oneself one's guilt) kwīrimbūra
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act    (to ~ as go-between) kurehereza
(~ as if to beat, but not do it) kugera
(~ foolishly) kwītūtānya, gusaragurika, kuyāngwa
(~ foolishly in fun) gupfyina
(~ homosexually) gutingana
(~ ignorantly) kwītūtānya
(~ indifferent) kwīrengagiza
(to ~ or go secretly because of fear) kwōmba
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adultery    ubusāmbanyi
(to commit) gusāmbana
(euphemistically, of man) kwīsomōra
(to be pregnant through) gutwāra inda y'ishushu, gutwāra inda y'inro
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AIDS    sida
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allow    gukūndira, kureka
(to go) kurekura
(to pass) kubisa
(another to dominate) guharira
(another to pass) kubisiriza
(allow me) enda
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alternation    (of day and night) ikurikirana ry'imitaga n'amajoro
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amass    (a lot) kurūndarūnda
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amused    (to be, child) kuga
(to be secretly) gutwēngera mw ijigo
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animal    (domestic) igitungano
(wild) igikoko, inyamāswa
(male in heat) ishāshi
(of nice disposition) ikirende
(track of) umwānza
(truly animal) bukōko
(young of) umukāngara
(young of small) imbūnda
(antelope) impōngo
(small antelope) ingeregere
(bat) agahūngarēma
(bear) idubu
(buffalo) imbogo
(young bull) ishūri
(male calf) ikimasa
(camel) ingamiya, ingameya
(cat) akayabo, akayabu
(chameleon) uruvo, uruvuruvu
(cheetah) igikara
(civit cat) icūya
(crocodile) ingōna
(deer) impōngo
(dog) imbwa,
(female) imbwakazi,
(wolf-like wild) ibīngira
(donkey) indogoba, indogobwe
(elephant) inzovu
(ferocious) igisimba
(fox) imbwēbwe
(frog) igikere
(gazelle) ingeregere
(giraffe) umusumbarembe
(goat) impene,
(male) impfīzi,
(young male goat) agasugurume
(goats) intūngwa, igitūngwa
(hare) urukwāvu
(hippopotamus) imvubu
(hyena) imfyisi
(jackal) imbwēbwe
(kid, lamb) umwāgazi
(lion) intāmbwe, intare
(lizard) umuserebanyi
(mongoose) isambwe
(monkey) inkēnde, imamfu
(puppy) ikibwāna, imbūnda
(python) isato
(rabbit) urukwāvu
(ram) isuguru
(rat, mouse) imbeba
(rat, cane) isiha
(sheep) intāma, intūngwa, igitūngwa
(toad) igikere
(weasel) akarīnda, akagomba
(zebra) imparage
(to give salt to domestic ~) kwūhīra
(to lead to drink) gushōra
(to stake out to pasture) kuzirika
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anniversary    (birthday) umusi w'icibukiro ushika rimwe mu mwaka
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annoy    kugōra, gusīnda
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antibody    abasoda b'umubiri
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April    ukwēzi kwa kane, Ndamukiza, Kabozambuba
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ask    (another to repeat to check his veracity) gucaca
(each other) kubazānya
(each other to explain) gusiguzānya
(each other riddles) gusōkōrānya
(for) gusaba
(for daily) kubōbōtereza
(frequently) gusabiriza
(many in order to verify) gushīshōza
(many questions) kubazagiza
(of someone that which he has promised) guhāngūra
(oneself) kwībaza, kwītsa
(over and over again) kubaririkiza
(persistently, though refused) gucuna
(question) kubaza
(a riddle) gusōkōza
(stupid questions) kudedēmvya
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assist    gufasha
(one in trouble of grief) kwīrūra
(a sick person in walking) kwānza
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atelier    uruganda
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attic    iri
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August    ukwēzi kwa munani, Myandagaro
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avowal    indahiro
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backwards    (to go) kwīfūtānya
(inadvertently) gufutānya
(walk) kugēndēsha umugōngo, kugēnda umugōngo
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bag    isaho
(backpack, shoulder bag) agasaho
(big) indaha
(sack) igunira, umupfuko
(sports bag) ishakoshi
(small sports bag, ladies purse) agashakoshi
(suitcase) ivarise
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banana    igitōke, igitōki, umuneke
(plantation) urutoke
(one or one hand of) umuhānyu
(ripe) umuhwi, umuneke
(kinds of) ikinyamunyu, igisamunyu
(beer banana) igipaca
(lady-finger) akamaramasenge
(red banana) igisukari
(bark of tree) igihubahuba
(beer) urwārwa
(sweet drink) umutobe
(leaf, green) umutōto
(leaf) ikirere
(leaf, dry) ihuba
(leaves, dry) igihūnda, ibihūndahūnda
(center of leaf) ikigongo-gongo
(leaves, knife for cutting) urugombōzo
(young shoot) umutsīnda
(trunk after stalk is cut) igitumbatumba
(to cut leaves) kugombōra
(to cut from stalk) guhānyura
(to cut stalk) gutūmbūra
(to remove dry leaves) gutūtūra
(to squeeze juice from) kugana, kuvuguta
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bark    igishishwa
(of banana tree) igihubahuba
(cloth garment) indemano
(cloth with painted spots, used as thing of worship) indabe, indome
(~ stripped from tree) udukōkōrwa
(used for perfume) imibavu
(put on new ~) kwībwira
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barnyard    igituru, ikirutu, idundu, idunda
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bear    (children prolificly having been barren) guhonōka
(fruit) kwāma
(fruit abundantly) gutēngerera
(greetings) gutāsha
(to cause to ~) guhonōra
(cease to ~) kwāmurura
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become    kuba, gucīka, kumēra
(good again, having been bad) gufutānuka
(known) kwāmāmara, guhishūka
(thin) kudohōka, kugeruka, kwōnda, kwīfūtānya, kuyōka
(thinner) gufūtānya
(very thin) kugōgōra, kunohorwa
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bed    igitanda, uburiri
(foot of) imirāmbizo
(under a ~) urutara
(to go to) kuryāma
(to make) gusāsa
(to put to) kuryāmika
(to unmake) gusasūra
(time to go to) amaryāma
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bedside    (table) akameza ko mu buryamo, akameza k'igitanda
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belt    umukandara, umusipi (Sw.)
(to wear a ~) gukenyera
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bend    (vt) guheta
(as joint) kugōnda
(curve) kugoreka
(down) kwūnana
(joint) gukonya, gupfunya
(over) kujōndamika, kwūbama
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big    -nini
(to be too) gusāguka, kudēnda
(to be, of growing things, esp. child) gushisha
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birth    ivuka
(to give ~) kuvyāra
(to be about to give ~) gukurirwa
(to be about to give ~, of cow) kudigiriza
(to give ~, to litter, esp. dog) kubwāgura
(to come to day to give ~) kuramukwa
(to give ~, to child who dies at once) kuruhira ubusa
(to aid woman in childbirth) kuvyāza
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bite    gushikura
(as animal, or pain) kurandagura
(of animal, insect) kuryāna
(insect) gusurira
(of person only) kuguguna, gutsontsomera
(serpent) gukomora
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blood    amaraso
(clot) umugoma
(of same blood) ubura
(of cow, drawn out to drink) ikiremve
(spurting of) umupfūnda
(~ circulation) itembera ry'amaraso
(~ transfusion) ugutera amaraso
(~ vessel) umutsi
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bracelet    agakomo
(brass) umububa, umwākaka
(of copper wire) ikidodi, ikidode
(of grass) umunoni
(of metal) akanyabugoro, umurīnga
(of wire) inyerere
(worn at dances) urunana
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brightness    (dazzling, as sun) umutāri
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bring    (to ~) kuzana
(back) kugarura
(back from far away) guhabūra
(back wife after she's gone home) gucūra
(down) kumanura
(down bee hive) kwegura
(from dark into light) kwāndagaza
(from hiding) kunyegurura
(greeting) gutāsha
(in passing) guhitana
(into open from hidden place) kwātura
(loss or failure) gutāna
(new kind of seeds or cattle into country) kurondōra
(out of hiding) gufurūra
(quickly) gutebūkana
(things in from sun) kwāmura
(things and put them together to give to someone) gusorōranya
(to pass) gucimbataza
(together) gukoranya, gutēranya
(up child) gukuza, kurera
(water) kudahira, kuvōma
(with one) kuzanana
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brother    (my) mwēne data
(your) mwēne so
(his, her, their) mwēne se
(older ~ of boy) mukuru, mukurwanje
(younger ~ of boy) mutoyi, murumuna
(of girl) musāza
(of my mother) mārume
(of your mother) nyokorume
(of his, her, their mother) inarume
(of father, uncle) ta wacu, ta wanyu, ta wabo
(to be ~ and sister, or to be ~s) kuvūkana
(religious, monk) umufrere
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bully    umusīnzi
(to ~) gusīnda
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bunch    (of flowers) umukama w'amashurwe
(plants) umukama, umuganda, umupfungo, agatekero
(of grass at top of hut) isūnzu
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bundle    umuzigo
(esp. dead person wrapped for carrying) ikigagara
(of grass or grain) umukama
(of sticks, rope) umugānda
(to tie up a ~) gutēkera
(clothes) ibaro
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burst    (vi) gusāba, guturika
(vt) guturitsa
(into light, dawn) kwēnzūra
(open, vt) kwāturura
(open in garden, overripe) gusaragurika
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business    urundaza, ubudandaji
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bustard    ikigendabunyovu
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butchery    idandarizo ry'inyāma
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buy    (to) kugura, kununūra
(to ~ and sell) kundaza, guhānjura
(to ~ a thing together and then divide it) gusorōra
(look things over in prospect of buying) kugaragura
(to ~ very much) kurangura
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calm    ubutēkānyi
(to ~) guhorereza, guhoza, guhwāmika
(to be) kwītōnda
(to become) guhora, guhūmura
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canape    (for apēritif) igicucume c'ivyamwa bidatetse
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capillary    uturandaranda tw'imitsi
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careful    (to be) kwīrīnda, kwītōnda, kurīnda
(be ~!) mpore!
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careless    (one) umunyarwāngara
(to be) gufudika
(to be ~ with) kwānjānjwa, kwānrika
(to do quickly and carelessly) kuraha
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carpet    itapi
(fitted ~) imoketi, indava
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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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cast    (to throw) gutēra
(~ lots) gupfīnda
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ceaselessly    ubudasība
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ceiling    idari
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change    (vi) guhinduka
(vt) guhindura
(esp. colour) kubēngūka, kubēnjūka
(mind) guhindura
(money) kuvūnja
(often) guhindagura
(opinion often) kugaragurika
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changeable    (to be) guhindagurika
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chase    (away with shouts) kwāmira
(away) guhīnda, kwīrukana, gukinagiza, kwāmbutsa
(away because of hatred) gutuza
(away evil spirits) gusēnda
(flies off cows) kuzīnga
(hunt) guhīga
(others out of house) guturumbura
(out quickly) guhasha
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cheat    (to) kugūnga, guhumbūra, guhēnda
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check    (to ~ over a thing) guhinyuza
(cheque) isheki
(bad ~) isheki idakwije amahera
(checkbook) agatabo k'amasheki
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cheekbone    agasendabageni
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cheque    isheki
(~ book) agatabo k'amasheki
(bad ~) isheki idakwije amahera
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chill    agashitsi
(to ~) gukōnja
(to have) guhīnda agashitsi, guhīndaganywa
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clear    (as water) umusarara
(to be ~, transparent) kubonerana
(to be ~, understandable) kwūmvīkana
(to ~, vt) kuzibūra
(to ~ suddenly, vi) kuzibūka
(off) kuyōra
(off, as table) gupāngūra (Sw.)
(up) kuvāngūra
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colour    irāngi
(black) umukata, umufyiri, agafyīri,
(very) umuvyiro
(black mud) urushānga
(blue) ubururu
(brown) ibihogo
(brown, light) akagājo, umuyēnzi
(brownish black cow) ikirāyi
(gray) -vivi, agahīza, akavūzo, uruvūzo
(green) akātsi gatoto
(orange) umutugutu
(red, like mud) agahama
(tan hair, of goats) umufūmbere
(very white) derere
(yellow) umuhōndo, umutugutu
(yellow, dark) ibihogo
(yellow, light, reddish) umugina
(to be black) kwīrabura
(to be white) kwēra
(to become yellow or reddish, in ripening) kubēnja
(to colour) kuraba
(to ~ in) gusiga amabara
(to change ~, fade) kubēnjūka, kubēngūka
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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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companion    umugendanyi, umugēnzi
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compass    akagenekerezo ndangaburaruko
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conceive    gusama inda
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condemn    guhinyuza, gutsīndanīsha
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confident    (to be) kurema, gushiruka amazinda
(over) kwīrārīra
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continue    kugumiriza, guhora, gukomeza, kubānnya (vt)
(to ~ to go) kubānnya
(one's journey) kurāmvura
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contrary    (to be) kudadika
(on the) erega
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convalesce    kwānra
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convulsion    ukudadarara kw'imitsi
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cousin    (paternal) mwēne ta wācu, mwēne wācu
(maternal) umuvyara, bavyāra bācu
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cramp    ukudadara kw'umutsi
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crease resistant   kidapfunyirana
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creep    (along) kunyegētera
(on hands and knees) kwavūra, gukāmbakāmba, kunyogōmba
(as vine) kurānda, gusagaba
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crowd    urugāmba, ishengero
(esp. people running) igugu
(mixed ~ of people) amakūngu
(one who keeps ~ back) umukumirizi
(to ~) kubānda, kubāndana
(to go together to see something) gushwabāduka
(out: to not grow because of too many seeds) kuzīnga
(together) kurūnna, kwegerana, kuvurungana
(together, people sitting) gusegenya, gusegenyeza
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crown    urugori
(worn by dancers) umugāra
(woven or plaited) igitsibo
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crush    gufyonyora, gufyonyoka, kuvūngura
(easily) kuvūnguka
(grain, before grinding) kuvūngagura, kuvūngurīsha
(with hands) kuvūnga
(down) gutsindagira
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curve    (as in river) ikigonzi
(to ~) kugoreka, guheta, kugonda
(to ~ finger, as in scraping dish) gukomba
(to make ~) kurasa
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custom    umugēnzo, ingeso
(ancient) akārānda
(to persist in old) kuzīrōra
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daisy    (yellow) ishike
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dam    (to dam a stream) kugomera, gutangīra
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damage    ubwōnōnyi
(to ~) kwōnōna, guhara
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damp    (place ~, but not swamp) ikinyōta
(to be) gukanya, gutīmba
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dampen    (hair before cutting) kuvubika
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dance    intāmbo
(of men) umuhamirizo, ibirorēro, agasimbo, umuyebe
(of women) ihunja, imisambi
(of women, celebrating a child's birth) umutsibo
(of women celebrating the birth of twins) igisuru
(non-traditional, of youth) ubusambiri
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dancer    intōre
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dancing    (with singing) uruvyino
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danger    akāga, irīnde
(to go into without regard to oneself) kwīroha
(to warn of) kubūrira
(to watch out for) guhwebutsa
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dare    kurīndūka, gutīnyūka, kwūbahuka
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dark    (darkness) umwījima, umwīza
(after dark) bwateranye
(to be) kwīrabura, gucūra umwiza
(to become) kwīra
(to become in daytime, fog, etc.) kwūbikiza
(to come from ~ into light) kwāndagara
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darkness    umwījima, umwīza
(great) umuzimagiza, umuzitanya
(in daytime) ubwīrakabiri
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dash    (punctuation) umukwēgo, agakwego
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daughter    umukōbwa
(of my, your, his sister if one is girlof my, your, his brother if one is boy) umukōbwācu, umukōbwānyu, umukōbwābo
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daughter-in-law    umukazāna
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dawdle    kuzāngazānga
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dawn    amacāca, umutwēnzi, umuseke, ubuca
(night is almost over, about to dawn) ijoro rishira ubuca
(when ~ broke) umutwēnzi ukitse
(to ~) guca, gutambika
(to become light, very early just as darkness ends) gutamānzuka, gutamānzura
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day    umusi, umunsi
(~ before yesterday, ~ after tomorrow) hirya y'ejo
(it is ~) harakeye
(on a certain ~) umusi ur'izina, umunsi ur'izina
(the next ~) bukeye
(today) uyumusi, uyumunsi
(time of day) :
(9 to 10 a.m.) kumusase
(noon) umutāga, ku mamima ngohe
(middle of day) amashōka
(about 3 p.m.) amasubirayo y'inyana
(after dark) bwateranye
(to be ~) guca
(to spend all ~) kwīrirwa
(to start the ~) kuramuka
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daytime    umurāngo, umutāga
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dazzling brightness   (sun, moon) umutāri
(to be) gukayāngana
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debit    umwēnda
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debt    umwēnda, ideni
(payment of) inyīshu
(to be in ~, but refuse to pay) guherana, kurīrīra
(to pay a ~) kwīshura
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deceive    kudendekeranya, kugūnga, guhēnda, guhūmba, guhumbūra, gukēkeza, kurema, kurementaniriza, guhemukira, gusuka
(~ another to make him give money) kurimānganya
(to ~ each other, be skillful at ~) guhēndana
(habitually) gusukasuka
(in light joking way) guhēndahēnda
(oneself) kwīhēnda, kwībesha
(making others think you've done a miracle when it's only a deception) uburyi
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deceiver    umuhumbūzi, umuhūmvyi, umusukanyi
(one who goes about lying) indimanya
(to be a skillful) guhēndana
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defeat    umushombo
(to ~) kunēsha, gutsīnda
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depart    kwīgīra, kugēnda
(quickly) gushibuka
(from respected person) kugaranzura
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descendant    umwuzukuruza
(far-off) umwuzukuruza-kuruza
(descendants) uruvyāro
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diarrhea    ugucibwamwo, uguhitwa, ugucisha epfo, ako mu nda
(to give) guhita
(to have) gucībwamwo, guhitwa, kudodomwa, kwīruka, gushuruza
(to stop) gufutīsha
(to recover from) gufuta
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difficult    (person) umuhāmbāzi
(this is ~!) biragōye
(to be) kugōra, gukomera
(to be absolutely too ~ for) kunanirana
(to be ~ to say or know) kuzīnda
(to be too ~ for) kunanira
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dip    (in salt) kudūmba
(in sauce) gukoza
(water) kudaha
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dirt    umwānda, ico, ubucafu
(esp. on body) ubuhoma, imvyiro
(in water) ikirohe
(in water, milk) igitotsi
(to have dirt in water, milk) gutobeka
(to rubb off) guhungura
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disagree    (to) guhāzāna, kuvuguruza, guhīngāna, gutāta
(one who always disagrees in a council meeting) ikirandamuke
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disease    indwāra
(AIDS) sida
(billharcia) birariziyoze
(boil, abscess) igihute
(burn) ubushe
(bronchitis) indwara yo mu mahaha
(chicken pox) ibihara, agasāma
(diarrhea) ugucibwamwo, uguhitwa, ugucisha epfo
(elephantiasis) imisozi
(epilepsy) intandara
(eyes: certain kind of conjunctivitis) uburire
(fever) inyonko
(goiter) umwīngo
(gonorrhea) igisokoro
(leprosy) imibēmbe
(malaria) marariya, inyonko
(meningitis) umugiga
(mole) isunūnu
(mumps) amasambambwika
(pleurisy) umusōnga
(pneumonia) umusōnga
(recurrent fever) kimputo (Sw.)
(rheum, disease of eyes) ururire
(rheumatism) amakonyera, imisozi, imikuku
(smallpox) akarānda
(sore, little) akarōnda
(syphilis) agashāngāra
(tick fever) kimputo (Sw.)
(typhus) tifusi
(tuberculosis) igitūntu, agatūntu
(ulcer) igikomere
(ulcer, bad) igisebe
(ulcer, pain from tropical) igitema
(wart) isunūnu, intongāngira
(whooping cough) akānira, inkorora y'akanira
(yaws) ibinyoro
(cause of ~ something supposed to be in person making him sick) ibitēga
(person sick with wasting ~) umunywera
(to be a contagious ~) kwāndukira
(to catch contagious ~) kwāndura, kwāndukirwa
(to transmit) kwāndukiza
(to have an incurable ~) kugīrīra
(to improve, begin to feel better) gutenzukirwa
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disobedient    (person) ikigānda, intābwirwa, intabarirwa
(to be) kugambarara, kugāba, kwānkika
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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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dormitory    inro, irāro, icumbi
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doubts    amakēnga, amazīnda
(to not have) gushiruka amazīnda
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draw    gukwēga, gusokōra
(lots) gupfīndana
(near) kwegēra
(pictures) gushushanya
(things back together) guhinnura
(up) gukōba
(water) kudaha, kuvōma
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drive    (a car) gutwara, gutwara imodoka
(~ cows) kuyobora
(it home, enforce what one has said) kuryōherereza
(out, esp. evil spirits) guhasha, gusēnda
(stake in ground) gushīnga
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drum    ingoma
(sacred royal ~) karyenda
(sacred ~ ”for whom one ploughs”) murimirwa
(sacred ~ ”for whom one clears brush”) ruciteme
(sacred ~ accompanying the king) rukinzo
(sacred ~ ”dispenser of peace”) nyabuhoro
(sacred ~ ”lady of the land”) inakigabiro
(to beat ~) kuvuza
(to beat continuously, thus setting time for others beating) gusāsīra
(stick for beating ~) umurisho, umukembe
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drunk    (person) imborērwa
(to be) kuborērwa, guhīmba
(to be ~ enough to feel important) kudandahirwa
(to make ~) kuborēra
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easy    (to be) kwōroha, gukūnda
(~ to cut or pull, grass) kwāhirika
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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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effort    ukugerageza
(to make an ~) kwānra, kugeza, kugerageza
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employer    umukoresha
(my, our) tabuja
(your) shōbuja
(his their) shēbuja
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enjoy    (oneself) kugāzagāza, kuga (child)
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epilepsy    intandara
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err    (to be wrong, to ~) kwīhēnda, kwībesha
(to ~ in counting or speaking) kuyoba
(to ~, be on wrong path) kuzimagirika
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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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evil    ikibi, ububi, inābi
(adj.) –bi
(to speak ~ of) gukana, kunegura
(to speak ~ of one another) gucurikanya
(to speak ~ of a ruler) kuyoba
(to seek out ~ doer, witch doctor) kuragura
(to have witch doctor seek out ~ doer) kuraguza
(to sprinkle 'medicine' around house to protect it from ~) kurēmbeka, gutota
(to chase away ~ spirits) gusēnda
(to succeed in persuading someone to leave his ~ ways) gukōndōra
(speaking ~ of another with whom you work) ikēba
(~ deed) ubuhūmbu
(example) akābarore
(~ language, esp. young girl's) ubweruzi
(~ look) igitsūre
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expensive    (to be) kuzīmba, guhēnda
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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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farmyard    igituru, ikirutu, idundu, idunda
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father    (my, our) ta, we, papa, da
(your) so
(his, her, their) se
(~-in-law) sebukwe
(~ of twins) sebabiri
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fee    ikibuguro, ihadabu (Sw.)
(paid for permission to buy or sell) ingorore
(payed to shaman) ingemu
(to collect) kubuguza
(to pay) kubugura
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festival    (day) ikirori
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fetish    (bark cloth used as a thing of worship) indabe
(gourd used) intendēri
(heathen charm on head) urugori
(spotted barkcloth) indome
(things used in worship of Kiranga, thought to have special powers) ubuzimuzimu
(charm) igiheko
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fill    (to) kwūzuza, kwūzuriza
(to the brim) kunengesēra, kunengeserēza
(up) gupfunereza, gutsīnza
(to ~ the gap, blank) gusubiramwo ibitategerewe
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filth    umwānda
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fine    (fee) ihabu, indishi
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fish    ifi
(a big) urufi
(huge variety) imvuru
(small kind of) indagara
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fitted    (~ carpet) imoketi, indava
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flex    (joint) kugōnda, gukonya
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foliage    (to have abundant leaves and branches) gusagaba
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follow    kugendanira, guherekeza, gukurikira, gukwirikira
(after) kunyurana
(closely) kwōma
(a fad) guharara
(old customs) kuzīrōra
(one after the other) gukurikirana
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follower    umugendanyi
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foolishly    (to act) kwīfūtanya, gusaragurika
(to act ~ in fun) kuyāngwa, gupfyina
(to speak ~) kudebagura, gusaragurika
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footprint    ikānda, umwānza, akēhe
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footstool    (used by king or chief) inva
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forget    kwibagira, kuzīndwa
(to cause to) kwibagiza, kuzīnda
(for a moment) guhūndukwa
(how to do something once known) guhuna
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forgetful    (to be) kugira amazīnda
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frequent    (to) kugēndagēndera
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gaily    (to go) kudayadaya
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gather    kumyōra
(building materials) guhumbira
(firewood) gusēnya
(food from garden) gusoroma, kwāha
(fruit) kwāmūra
(in loose garment at waist and tie) gukenyera
(little sticks) gutōrōra
(manure for garden) kuvūmbura
(up) kwāndura, gusorōranya, gutororokanya
(pollen and nectar) kudaha
(up grass that has been spread out) gusasūra
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get    kuronka, guhabwa
(angry, suddenly when one has been talking nicely) kugangabuka
(big, skin in water) kubōmbōka
(close together) kwegerana
(dark, late) kwīra
(dirty) kwāndura
(food for oneself) gutāra
(~ out of the car) kuva mu modoka, gusohoka mu modoka
(~ out of my way!) have! vaho!
(~ out of there) have, vaho
(left behind as you stare at something) kurēngāra
(something in eye) gutosekara
(thin) kugeruka
(thin, very) kugōgōra
(up) guhaguruka, kuvyūka
(up, quickly) kubaduka
(up, to help another ~) kuvyūra
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girdle    umukānda
(to wear a) gukenyera
(with) gukenyeza
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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) kwānra
(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) kuguza
(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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God    Imāna, Mungu (Sw.)
(who is all seeing) Invyi
(the Creator) Rurema
(the Lord, Eternal One) ūhoraho
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good morning   (greeting) bwakeye, mwaramutse
(to tell chief or superior that someone sends in 'bwakeye') gukānda
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goodbye    n'agasaga, n'akagaruka, n'agahindukira, n'agahumuza, n'agahwane, n'akababa, n'akaza, n'akabandanya, n'akazoza, buroca, turabonanye, ku Mana, ndakwinyungushuye
(to superior) ndakwikebanuye, ndikebanuye, ndigaranzuye
(to bid) gusēzera
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graciousness    ubukūndanyi
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grain    impeke, intete, urutete
(a single) agatete
(place for spreading out) imbuga
(storage place) ikigega
(to crush before grinding) kuvūngurīsha
(to form) guhūnda
(to rub to take off chaff) kuvūngura
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grass    ivyātsi, ubwātsi
(kind poisonous to cows) inzūzi
(pieces of a certain kind used for weaving) agatēte
(tall) ubwātsi
(in water) igikāngaga
(~ knife) umupānga
(to cut) gukera, gukerera, gutema
(to cut for use) kwāhira
(to dig out rapidly) gusūriranya
(to gather up that which has been spread out) gusasūra
(to leave grass growing in kraal) gutongoza
(to spread) gusasa
(to spread around something, as coffee) gusasira
(to weed out quickly) kurandagura
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great    (important) –kuru
(to be very) guhāmbāra
(person who is great, severe, wise) akaranda
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greeting    indamukanyo
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grief    umubabaro, amaganya, agahīnda
(to be in) kuganya, kuganyira
(to torment oneself with) kwīyambagura
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guard    umurīzi, umurīnzi, umunyezamo, umuzamu (Sw.)
(esp. daytime) umusānzi
(one who stands on ~) umushibamyi
(to ~) kuzigama, kurinda
(to be on ~) kuba māso, kugaba
(oneself) kwihahiriza
(watch over carefully) kugendeza
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gush    (of water, blood) umupfūnda
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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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half-mast    (at ~) bwa kinanda
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happy    (to be) kunēzērwa, guhīmbāra, guhīrwa, gushanyuka, guhīmbārwa, gushwāshwānuka
(very) kudayadaya, kugāyagāya, kwigina
(to make) kunēzēra, kunēzereza, kugāzagāza
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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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hasten    (to go) kubānnya
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have    –fise, kugira, gutūnga
(absolutely all one wants, and to be a bit showy about it) kunyananyaya
(abundance) kudibama, guhīmba
(always) guhorana
(bad habits, having had good) gufūtāna
(diarrhea) gucībwamwo, guhitwa, kudodomwa, kwīruka, gushuruza
(done recently) guherūka
(fellowship) gufatanya
(fellowship with) gucudika
(fever) kurwara inyonko
(for) –fitiye
(friendhsip with) gucudika
(holes from rust) kunyengetērwa
(much, may be even lots of debts or trouble) kuroranirwa
(pain) kubabara
(sex) kuryamana, kwenda, kurongorana, kurya umwana
(sloping sides, like soup dish) gufukūra
(speech impediment) kugobwa
(things in common) kubūngirana
(to ~ to) kurīnda, –kwīye
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head-dress    (woven of long hair and worn by dancers) umugāra
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heap    ikirūndo
(small heap of products on market) umufungo
(to make a) kurūnda
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heart    umutima, umushaha
(pure, kind) umutima ukeye
(broken) umutima umenetse
(to jump with fear) guhahama
(to pound) kugurugūmba, gusimbagurika, kudidagizwa
(to set one's ~ on) guhahamira
(to beat) gutera indihaguzi
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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) kwānza
(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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helper    umutabāzi, umufasha
(of the sick) umurwāza
(group of attendants or helpers to elders) ubukūngu
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hide    (vi) gufuba, kwinyegeza, kwīhisha, kunyegera
(vt) guhisha, kunyegeza, kuzimanganya
(and wait for hunter, of animal) kuguba
(behind) kwīkīnga
(in a corner) kwīyagiriza
(oneself) kubūndabūnda
(one's thoughts) gufobeka
(the truth) kwiyobagiza
(to have nothing to ~) gutobora
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hold    gufata
(fast to) kugumiriza
(from falling) gusama
(hard feelings) kwīdōga
(in place) kugumya
(lightly) kwānjānjwa
(out) kubangira
(out arms to receive) guhāngāza ukuboko
(of rope, vi) kudira
(strongly) gushimika
(take hold of persons) gushorerakw amaboko
(to) kwūmira
(up) gushigirika
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holy    -eranda, -yēra
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Holy Spirit   Mpwemu Mweranda, Mpwemu Yēra
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home    (at ~) i muhira, imuhira
(at the ~ of) kwa
(at our ~) i wācu, iwācu
(at my ~) i wanyu, iwanyu
(at their ~) i wabo, iwabo
(to go ~) gutāha, kuganūka
(to go ~ from work) kugodoka
(to not stay at) guhugūmba
(to return to parent's ~ when angry at husband) kugēnda buje
(to take ~ objects, cows, after being away long time) kugishūra
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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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hour    isaha (for various hours of day, see under 'day')
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hurry    kwīhūta, kwīruka, gukovya, gukōkōbereza, gukwākwānya, kunyānyasa, kunyaragasa, kunyaruka, gushibuka
(of child only) kudirigiza
(to go) kubānnya
(to go and return) gutebūka
(along, as cows to better pasture, or child stumbling after something he wants) kurārāta
(to be in a ~) gufuruguta
(to do in a ~) kubanguka
(to not be in a ~) kwītōnda
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hut    (bunch of grass at top) isūnzu
(wood of) umugānda
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ill    (to be) kurwāra, kuyōka
(often) kurwāragurika, kubūnga
(to become ~ one after another) guhindikirana
(to lie around ~ long time) kuvūnda
(see also under 'sick')
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impossible    (to be) kudashoboka
(for) kwānkira
(to do the ~) gufyidikīra
(explamation: impossible!) kuka!
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incision    ururāsago, insago
(to make ~ to treat a sick person) guca ururāsago
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infra-orbital    (region) agasendabageni
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inheritance    umwāndu, uburage, umurage, iragi
(inherited property) ishāmvu
(inherited property or position) akārōnda
(to leave ~) kuraga
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inn    inro
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insect    igikōko, agakōko
(many small) ubukōko
(ant, flying, edible) iswa
(ant, pincher) intozi, urutozi
(ant, soldier) uburima
(ant, sugar) ikinywabūki
(ant, tiny) ubunyegeri
(ant, white) umuswa
(ant hill, white) umugina
(bedbug) igiheri, igihere
(bee) uruyūki
(bee, carpenter) imvūndēri
(bug) agasīmba
(bumblebee) impingwe
(butterfly) ikinyungunyungu, ikinyugunyugu
(centipede, small) inyōngōri
(chigoe flea) imvūnja, ivūnja
(cicada) ijeri
(cockroach) inyēnzi
(fly, big, tsetse) ikibugu
(fly, house) isāzi
(flea) imbaragasa
(gnat) agatūku, ubutūku
(grasshopper) uruhige, agahōri, igihōri
(jigger) imvūnja, ivūnja
(locust) uruyige
(louse) inda
(mosquito) umubu
(moth) ikinyungunyungu
(tick) inyōndwi, inyōndwe
(tick that causes recurrent fever) igitangu
(tiny ~ in eye) akanyarira jisho
(wasp) ivūbi
(to sting or bite) gusurira
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joint    urugīngo, itēraniro, ingingo
(to bend) gukonya, kugōnda
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joke    gufyina, kujajura, guswāganya, kujāndajānda, gufyinata
(with lots of words) kurimbūra
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jump    (to) gusīmba, gusimbagurika
(about) gukinagira
(from above) gushunguruka
(in one's sleep) guhahamuka, kurandamuka
(in surpise) guhahabuka
(in surprise or when awakened) kuzanzamuka, gukanguka
(up and run quickly) kwūbuka
(when stung or bitten) gushikurwa
(with fear, heart) guhahama
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June    ukwēzi kwa gatandatu, Rwirabura, Kiyumpu
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just person   umwēranda
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justify    gutsīndanīshiriza
(oneself) kwīregūra
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kindness    ubukūndanyi
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knock    gukomānga
(down each other) kugundana
(down in fight) gutūra hāsi
(down, strike against to ~ down, dead tree) gusita
(from place to place) kujuragiza
(over) gutembagaza
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known    (to be) guhinyuka
(to be well ~) kumenyēkana, kurangiranwa
(to become) kwāmāmara, guhishūka
(to be made) kwāndagara, kwāndagaza
(to make) kwērura, gukwīza, kumenyēsha
(to make) gukwīragiza, kurānga, guserura, kwāngaza, kwātura, guhishūra, kwāmāmaza
(well ~ person or thing) ururangiranwe, ikirangiranwe
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late    (to be) gucerērwa, guteba, gukerērwa, gutinda
(slightly) gutebagana
(of rains) gutara
(to become, in day) kwīra
(to cause to be) gutevya, gusīvya
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leaf    ibabi, ikibabi
(banana, dry) ihuba, igihūnda
(banana, green) umutōto
(central part of banana ~) ikigongogongo
(bean) umukubi
(pumpkin) umusoma
(used for perfume) imbazi
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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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leaves    (young bean ~, when only the first two are there) ingāmba
(stripped from tree) udukōkōrwa
(used for perfume) imbazi
(see also 'leaf')
(to have abundant) gusagaba
(to put forth new) kurēmba
(to strip from tree or stick) gukōkōra
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light    (daylight) umuco
(torch, or artifical light) urumuri, amatara
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lightning    umuravyo
(to flash) kurabagirana, kurabiriza, kuravya
(to be struck by) guhūndagara
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like    bēne, nka
(conj.) nk'uko
(like that) -rtyo
(like this) -rtya
(to be like) gusa
(to look like) gushusha
(to like) gukūnda
(for a short time) guharara
(to try to make someone ~ what he has refused) kwōrekēra
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line    umurōngo
(of people, animals, etc.) umuhururu, umukuku
(typographical) umukwēgo, agakwego
(to ~ up, vi) gutōnda
(to ~ up, vt) gutōndēsha, gutōndekanya
(to march in a ~) gutōndekana
(to ~ up workers) kurārika
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load    umutwāro, umuzigo
(to cause another to put down) gutūza
(to give someone a heavy ~) kuremēka
(to lighten) kuremurura
(to remove ~ from head) gutūra, gutūnda
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lock    (to ~, to close) gukīnga
(to ~ person up) kudira
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lodge    (vi) kurāra, gusēmbēra
(vt) kurāza
(give lodging for several days) gusēmbereza
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lodging    inro
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look    (evil) igitsūre
(all about) kuraraguza
(around on all sides) kweraguza, gukebaguza
(at) kurāba, kurereka, kurora, kwirora
(at carefully) guhwēba, kwīhwēza
(at hastily) kurangaguza
(at in wonder) gusamāra
(at intently) kwīhwēza, kwītegereza
(to let look for) gushakisha
(look at me!) kunba
(at one thing after another, many things) kurābarāba
(at oneself) kwīrāba
(at repeatedly) gukanaguza
(at without paying attention) gusamāra
(at with disapproval) kurāba igitsūre
(behind) gukebuka
(carefully to see if anyone is there) gukengūza
(down, to make another) kwūnamika, kwūnamīsha
(for) kurereka, kurondera
(esp. to feel around) gukabakaba
(for a fault in one another) kugenzanya
(from side to side trying to see everything) kurunguruka
(in the face, to be unwilling to) kwīyobagiza
(like) gushusha
(over, in prospect of buying) kugaragura
(straight up) kurarama
(through) gusesa
(towards) kwerekera, gutūmbēra
(up) gukanura, kurangamiza, kurangamira, kuraramura
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lot    (in casting lots) ihēmbe, ubupfīndo
(to cast) gupfīnda
(to draw) gupfīndana
(to have a ~, even debts or troubles) kuroranirwa
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louse    inda
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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) kwānra
(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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malnutrition    ingaburo idakwiye
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many    –inshi
(how many?) –ngāhe?
(so many) –ngāho
(to be ~) kurūnna
(to be, esp. cows, trees) gusagāra
(to be so) kungana
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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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marry    (each other) kwābīrana, kuragana
(each other, rude) kurongorana
(of bride) kwābīrwa, kurongorwa
(of groom) kwābīra, kwēnda (rude), kurongora
(a widow and go to her kraal) gucūra
(to refuse, esp. girl to refuse to marry a certain man) kubēnga
(to take wife without marrying her properly) gucīkiza
(to go to husband without being married) gucīkira
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massage    ugukanda
(rubdown) ugutsirita
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master    Bwana (Sw.), umukama, umushīngantāhe, nyene
(my, our) tabuja
(your) shōbuja
(his, her, their) shēbuja
(of an art) umuhīnga
(to be) kugaba
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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) inva
(worn-out) umusāmbi
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mean    (to be ~ to) guhama
(to say ~ things in trying to provoke another) kwīyandagaza
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memory    ubuzīndūtsi
(word that remains in heart causing sorrow or anger) isata burēnge
(to escape the ~) kuzīnda
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merchandise    igishōrano, ibicuruzwa, ibidandazwa
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merchant    umuhānjuzi, umunyebahasha, umundazi
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metal    icūma
(foot piece on spear) umuhūnda
(ore) ubutare
(piece placed on stoves over fire to set pot on) ikinjanja
(sheet of, for roof) ibāti
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middle    amacāmbwa
(in the ~) hagati
(in the ~ of day) amashōka
(in the ~ of lake, river) imba, umutānga
(of lake, see, jungle) igezi
(to go down the ~ of path or country) kwātīra
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mildew    ifīra
(to get) gutūnda
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mistreat    guhahaza, guhama, gusīnda
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misunderstands    (one who deliberately) ikimbimbi
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moldy    (to become, esp. manioc or grass) kuvūnda
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month    ukwēzi
(January) ukwezi kwa mbere, Nzero
(February) ukwezi kwa kabiri, Nyamagoma, Ruhuhuma
(March) ukwezi kwa gatatu, Ntwarante
(April) ukwezi kwa kane, Ndamukiza, Kabozambuba
(May) ukwezi kwa gatanu, Rusama
(June) ukwezi kwa gatandatu, Rwirabura, Kiyumpu
(July) ukwezi kwa ndwi, Mukakaro
(August) ukwezi kwa munani, Myandagaro
(September) ukwezi kwa cenda, Nyakanga
(October) ukwezi kwa cumi, Gitugutu
(November) ukwezi kwa cumi na rimwe, Munyonyo
(December) ukwezi kwa cumi na kabiri, Kigarama
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morning    igitōndo
(early) agatōndo
(early, just before dawn) agahuru
(good morning!) bwakēye
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mouth    akanwa
(big, many) amanwa
(person whose mouth is very dry) umwūnwa
(to burn in, smart in) gukera
(to cover the mouth of another with hand to keep him from making a sound) gupfūnda
(to open) gutēranura umunwa, kwāsama
(to put in the ~ of) gutamika
(to rinse the) kwīyugunyura, kwīnyugunura
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move    (vi) kwīmuka
(vt) kwīmura
(about) gutēmbēra (Sw.)
(things to another place) gutūnda, gutereka
(to another chieftanship) gucikira
(to a new location) kujōnjōra
(to cause to move) gusegenyesha
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must    (to have to) kurīnda, gukwīra
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musty    (to get) gutūnda
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naked    amēnya
(person) umwāmbure
(to go) kugēnda amēnya, kugēnda gusa, gufurama
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narrate    kudōnda
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never    nta ho, ntabwo
(dependant clause) ata ho
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niece    (daughter of sister, if a girl; daughter of brother, if boy) umukōbwacu, umukōbwanyu, umukōbwabo
(daughter of brother, if one is a girl) umusēngezana
(daughter of one's sister if one is a boy) umwīshwa
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nine    icēnda, cēnda
(nine times) icēnda
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ninety    mirongwicēnda, mirongurwēnda
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noise    urwamo
(loud, frightening) umuturagaro
(esp. of battle or strife) umuvurungano
(of earthquake, or approaching storm) umugigimo
(of rain, thunder) umuhīndo
(of wind, rain, running feet, etc.) igihīnda
(to make a big) kwāsana, kubomborana, kubugiriza, gusāma
(to make a lot) kuvurungana, kuyogora
(to make a loud frightening) guturagara
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oath    indahiro
(to take an) kurahīra
(to go back on) kurahurūra
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obey    kugamburuka, kugendanira, kwītōndera, kwūmvira, kugandūkira
(unwillingly) kugambarara
(to force to) kugandūra
(to refuse to) kugaranya
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obliged    (to be ~ to) kurīnda, gutegerezwa
(to be ~ to adopt the less desirable of two plans) gutēgekanishwa
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observe    kwītegereza, kurāba
(carefully) gukengūza, kwihwēza
(class distinctions) kuzīrōra
(to superstitiously ~ certain days) kuziririza
(a taboo) kuziririza
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opponent    (in game) uwo muhiganwa, uwo mudasangiye umurwi, uwuhiganwa
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or    cānke, cyangwa (Kinyarwanda, used in northern Burundi)
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origin    inyānduruko, akārōnda, inkomoka, inyāmo
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ought    gukwīra, kurīnda
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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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palpitate    (heart) kudidagizwa, kugurugūmba, gusimbagurika
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pepper    (Sw.) ipiripiri, ipilipili, agapiripiri, impiripiri
(chilli) urusenda
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permit    (to) kureka, gukūndira
(to ~ to go) kurekura
(permit me!) enda
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pierce    (to) gucumita, gutobora, kuzibūra
(in order to kill) gusogōta
(through) gutobekeranya
(as with a nail) guhānda
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place    ikibānza, ahantu
(around trees where nothing else grows) impehemyi
(damp) ikinyōta
(for spreading out grain) imbuga
(meeting ~) ihūriro
(of another) igishīngo, icīto
(prepared to put anything) igitereko
(smelting) urugānda
(to offer to the gods) igitabo
(to receive money or other things) iyakīriro
(to sit) umusēzero
(uninhabited) agahīnga
(very narrow, tight) imbōmbāne
(where food is plentiful) ubusumo
(where water has flooded) isēsero
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pledge    indagano
(to give, as security) kugwatiriza
(to receive back) kugwatūra
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pound    (to ~, as heart) kudidagizwa, kugurugūmba, gusimbagurika
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pregnant    (to be) gutwāra inda, kugira inda, kuremērwa
(through adultery) gutwāra inda y'ishushu, gutwāra inda y'inro
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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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prepared    (to be) gutegūrika
(for, i.e. on guard) kugaba
(for building) gutabwa
(to do or run quickly) kugabiriza
(to go with everything ~) kugēnda hange
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preposition    indondahwaniro
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press    kubānda, kubāndana
(down) gutsindagira
(in order to smooth) gupfunyūra
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produce    gukora
(heavily or abundantly) gutengengera
(no longer) gutītūka
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promenade    kugēndagēnda
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promise    indagano, umuhāngo, iragi, isezerano
(to ~) kuraganira, gusezerana, kuragana
(to fail to keep) gutēzūra
(to fail to give what one has promised) kugaramāngira
(to ~ and then pretend you haven't) kwiyobagiza
(result of failure to keep ~) urudubi
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prone position   (anything in) umurambararo
(to be in) kwūbika inda
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protect    (to) kubūngabūnga, guhāngāza, gukīnga, gutūnga, kuzigama
(oneself) kwīrinda
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publicize    kwāndagaza, kwāngāza
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pup    ikibwāna, imbūnda, ikibūnda
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puppy    ikibwāna, imbūnda, ikibūnda
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push    gusunika
(another down) gukungagura
(each other) kugundana, gusunurana
(forward) gusekura
(a person down where he belongs) gutururuza
(out, e.g. wind bulging cloth) kubāndūra
(violently) gusunura
(to help to) gusunuza
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quarrel    intonganya, imitongano, amahāne
(to ~) gutongana, gutonganya, kurandagurana, guhārīra, guhāzāna
(to be always looking for) kwītōraguza
(to start a) kwāndurutsa
(to stop ~ and make them like each other) kwūnga
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quit    (altogether) kujījūka
(to work carelessly wanting to ~) kuregarega
(to not ~ without accomplishing a certain thing) gushirwa
(to ~ a job) gusezera (ku) akazi
(to ~ work for the day) kugodoka
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rap    kudoda, gukomānga
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receive    (to) kwābīra, kwākīra, kurōnka
(back security) kugwatūra
(from someone's hands) kwēnda
(in one's hands) kwābīra
(loan and then not pay back) guherana
(more) kurushiriza
(physically) gutēga
(presents) gushikirwa
(something as a gift or loan and repay reluctantly and late) guhasha
(place to receive money or other things) iyakīriro
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reconcile    gukūndanīsha, kwūzuza, kwūzuriza
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refuse    kwānka, kugāmbāna, guhakana, kunana
(absolutely) guta agati, kuziririza
(esp. girl to marry a certain man) kubēnga
(strongly) gukankamira
(to acknowledge one's wrong) kudadarara
(to eat) kuzira
(to eat or drink with) kunēna
(to eat what you've always eaten) guhura
(to give) kwīma
(to give to another) kwīmana
(to give another his own) kugūnga
(to go on helping someone) guhasha
(to listen, almost as crazy) gutaragurika
(to listen to authority) kugarariza
(to obey) kugaranya
(to repay loan) guheranira
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regard    (without) utwininga, irarīrari
(to go into danger without ~ to oneself) kwīroha
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relate    kudōnda
(stories of long ago) kugana
(to tell others what you've heard) kwīgānira
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relay    ('bwakeye' to chief) gukānda
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resist    kwānka, kurandagura, kunana
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return    (to where speaker is) kugaruka
(other than where speaker is) gusubira
(vt) kugarukana, gusubiza
(from far away) guhabūka
(from hunting) guhīgūka
(from running away) guhīngūra
(from war) gutabāruka
(home, of wife when angry at husband) kugēnda buje
(to) gushikiriza
(to cause to) kugarura, gukubiranya, gusubiza
(to fail to) kugīrīra
(to have to ~ home because of bad news) gukuba
(to one's country after famine is over) gusuhūkuruka
(with) kugarukana
(person who goes never to return) akagīrīre
(an investment ~) umwimbu
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reveal    kwāndagara, kwātura, kwerekana, gufobōra, gufurūra, kugaragara, kugaragaza, kugoborora, guhishūra, kunyegurura, gusokorora
(oneself) kwibonekeza, kwībūra
(what is false) guhūmuriza
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riddle    igisōkōzanyo, igisōkōzo, igisakuzo
(to ask) gusōkōza, gupfīnda, gupfīndana
(to solve) gupfīndūra
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rigid    (to be) kudadarara
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river    urūzi
(bank) inkokoro, inkengera, inkombe
(current of) umukuba
(gentle flowing of) akayōmbēro
(middle of) umutānga, imba
(to cross over) kujabuka
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road    umuhanda, ibarabara, umuharuro, irāngo
(main ~) ihwaniro ry'amabarabara
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rumble    (of earthquake, or approaching storm) umugigimo
(in stomach) kuborōga, kugonga
(thunder) guhīnda
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say    kubara, kugira, gukerutsa, kurānga, kuvuga, kubarira, –ti
(no infinitive)
(to say no) guhakana
(he says) ngo, ati
(nothing) kunuma
(not ~ directly) gukingitiranya
(mean things to provoke another) kwīyandagaza
(things to make others laugh) guswāganya
(say!) erega
(you don't say!) itu
(slanderous talk) kuvōvōta
(one who says things he shouldn't when with others) ikirandamuke
(one who says inappropriate things) igihururu
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scar    inkovu
(from medical cutting) ururāsago, insago
(left by person scratching or biting another) inkogote
(on gourd or skin) umuguma
(of plant) ibango
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scratch    umukwābu
(to ~) gukūba
(as wood, slate, etc.) guharura, guharagura
(oneself) kwīyāga
(with fingernails) kwāga
(with a nail) guhānda
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selfish    (to be) kwīgūnga, kwīmana, kwīgūngirako, kwīgūngagiza, kwīkūnda
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sell    kugura, kundaza, gushōra
(to buy and sell) guhānjura
(well) kugurika
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September    ukwēzi kwa cēnda (kw'icēnda), Nyakanga
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set    (of sun) kurēnga
(down, to carry and ~ down frequently) gusegenyeza
(example) guha akarorero
(fire to) guturira
(fixed time) kugerereza
(free) kudura
(one's heart on) guhahamira
(the table) gupānga ameza
(time: to do something at a ~ time) guhēnga
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severe    (person) umuhāmbāzi
(one who is great, severe, wise) akaranda
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shake    (vi) kudēgedwa, kudēgemwa, guhīnda agashitsi, kunyoganyoga
(vt) gukunkumura
(as earth) kunyiganyiga, gutigita
(down to seperate from dirt) gukebanya
(down as when measuring) kunyīngisha
(hands) guhānayāmbo
(hands with) gukorana mu minwe na
(in the wind) guhuzēnwa
(one's head in anger or disgust) kuzūnguza umutwe
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shiver    (to) kudēgedwa, kudēgemwa, kujugumira, guhīnda agashitsi, kuja mu gashitsi
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shop    (boutique) ibutike
(little shop) iduka
(carpenter) ibarizo, isaramara
(baker's) icumbiro ry'imikate
(cake ~) icumbiro n'iriro ry'imikate
(butcher's) idandarizo ry'inyāma
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sick    (person) umurwāyi
(child) uruzingo
(to be) kurwāra, kuyōka
(to be often) kurwāragurika, kubūnga
(i.e. indwara irambūngamwo)
(to assist ~ person in walking) kwānza
(to make) kurwāza
(to be taken ~ suddenly, supposedly from python looking at one) gukāngwa
(to visit the ~) gusuhūza
(to take care of the ~) kurwāza
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singing    ururirimbo, indirīmbo
(dancing with ~) uruvyino
(pastoral ~, sung poetry) ibicuba
(sung legend) igitito
(post-drinking song) amayaya
(pastoral ~) umuvovoto
(sentimental evening ~) ikilito
(~ for the hunt) gukokeza
(to lead in ~) kuririmbisha
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sister    mwēne data, mwēne se, mwēne nyina
(older ~ of girl) mukuru, mukurwanje
(of boy) mushiki
(younger ~ of girl) mutoyi, murumuna
(of my father) māsenge
(of your father) nyogosenge
(of his, her, their father) inasenge
(of man's sister or woman's brother) mwishwa
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six    -tandatu
(times) gatandatu
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sixty    mirongwitandatu
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sleep    itiro
(to sleep, to lie down and ~) kuryama
(to fall asleep) gusinzīra
(to jump in one's ~, to walk in one's ~) guhahamuka, kurandamuka
(to nod in sleeping) gutūringiga
(to put to, cause to) gusinziriza
(sitting up) gutūringiga
(to talk in one's) kurāzirana
(to walk in one's) kurandamuka
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smallpox    akarānda
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smelting place   urugānda
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sneak    (along) kubūndabūnda, kwīyombayomba
(in) kunyegētera
(out) kwīyonjorora
(out of an argument or obligation) kwīdohōra
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soldier    ingabo, umusirigana, umusoda, umusirikare, intōre
(ants) uburima
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sore    igikomere
(little) akarōnda
(to be) gutonekara
(in one's muscles) kunywāguka
(to hit a ~ place) gutoneka
(to have running sores) kujējēta
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sorrow    umubabaro, akabōnge, agahīnda, ishavu, intūntu, intimba
(words that remains in heart causing sorrow) isata burēnge
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speak    (speaking evil of another with whom you work) ikēba
(one who speaks with senseless repititions of words) ikirogorogo
(all speaking together) imvugarimwe
(to ~) kuvuga
(against) guhāririza
(carelessly) gufudika
(clearly) gufobōra, gutobekeranya
(distinctly) gutobora
(distinctly, not having been able to before) gutumbūra
(evil of one another) gucurikanya
(evil of) gukana, kunegura
(evil of the king) kurogota
(evil of a ruler) kuyoba
(fearlessly) kwūbahuka
(foolishly) kudebagura
(hatefully) gucobogoza
(hesitantlyusually used in negative) guhengēshanya
(in a mysterious language) gufobeka
(incoherently) kuvōvōta
(in someone's favor) gutēturura
(lightly) kujajura
(loudly) kurangurura, kurandamuka
(many words, usually quite meaningless ones) guhogōmboka
(sarcastically) kurtyekeza
(the truth) guhinyuza
(thoughtlessly) kurandamuka
(unwisely or rudely) kurofokwa
(very beseechingly) kubobōteza
(when one shouldn't) kuyogora
(where others hear voices but do not understand) guhwirima
(without arriving at point) kurerembuza
(to cause to) kuvuza
(to leave off speaking evil and speak kindly) kwigarura
(to prevent from speaking) guhwāmika
(give gift to bride so she will ~) guhorōra
(refuse to speak till given gift, as bride does) guhorōrwa
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spend    (all day) kwīrirwa
(all night without sleeping) gukēsha
(the night) kurāra
(the night alone) kwīrāza
(time) kumara
(time together) kumarana
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spirit    igihūme, impwēmu, umuzimu
(Holy Spirit) Mpwemu Mweranda, Mpwemu Yera
(nature spirit) imbāndwa
(of person) umushaha
(to chase away or drive out evil ~) gusēnda
(to offer to ~) guterekēra
(~ worship) ubuzimuzimu
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spread    (abroad, vt) kwāndagaza, kwāngāza, gukwīza, gukwīragiza
(vi) kwāmāmara, gukwīra, guhetūra, gukwīragira
(grass) gusasa
(legs apart) guhānyuka
(out) gupānga
(out great branches) kugasāra
(out on something) gusanza
(thing spread out flat) ikiramvu
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spurting    (of blood) umupfūnda
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square    ikwadarato
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stamp    (article used to ~ spot) ikidomēsho
(to ~) kudoma
(on) guhonyanga, guhonyagura, gusiribānga
(to ~ one's feet, trample) gukāndagira
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stand    guhagarara
(erect) kwēma, kwemarara
(erect for a long time) gushibama
(in a certain place) kubisiriza
(in another's light) gukīnga
(in line) gutōnda
(on tiptoe) gushīnga amano, gusumburuka
(on tiptoe to get something) gusumburukwa
(up) guhaguruka, kuva hasi
(to have one ~ up) guhagarika, guhagurutsa
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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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stay    kuguma
(at king's court) gusasa
(away frequently from home) guhīmbira
(for a time) gusībira
(in one place permanently) guhama, gutsīnza
(to cause to) kugumya
(to not ~ at home) guhugūmba
(to not ~ in place) kujuragira, gucambagirana
(one who does not ~ home) igihūmbu
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stick    igiti
(for beating drum) umurisho, umukembe
(large, stuck in ground) inkīngi, igikīngi
(short, club) ingāge
(stuck in person) urubāngo
(thrown to kill bird etc.) injugujugu
(walking) inkoni
(with nail in end) umuhūnda
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stomach    inda, umushīshīto
(big, fat) ikizeze
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stone    ibuye
(big) igitāndara, urutāndara
(grinding) urusyo
(rolling) urunāna
(sharpening) irtyāzo
(small, round) akabuyēnge
(three, placed for fireplace) amashiga, izīko
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stoop    gutumbūra
(down) kujōndamika, kwūbama
(over) kwūnama
(to go along stooped over) kubūndabūnda
(to make another ~) kwūnamika
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straight    (to be) kugororoka, kudadarara
(to be very) gutūngāna
(to make) kugorōra, kurorānya
(to make ~ for) gutūmbereza
(to stand up ~) guhagarara
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stream    icōgo, urūzi
(current of) umukuba
(middle of) umutānga, imba
(tiny) umugēnde, imbizi
(winding) ikigobe
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street    umuhanda, irāngo, amayirabiri, inzira
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strike    kubomboranya, gukoma, gukubita, kudoda
(against in order to knock down) gusita
(down and almost kill) kurabika
(one against the other, knees) gukomānya
(oneself) kwīkubita
(oneself in amazement) kwīshishītira
(sore place) gutomeka
(together) kubomborana
(thunder, lightning) guhūndagaza
(prepare oneself to, grasp in preparation to) kubangura
(to raise one's arm to) kubangurira
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struck    (to be, by lightning) guhūndagara
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studio    (atelier) uruganda
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stumble    (that which causes to) igitsītāza
(to ~) gutsītāra, kuguza
(to cause to) gutsītāza
(over words) gufudika
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submissive    (to be) kugandūka, kugōnda izosi, gukenguruka, kugororokera
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sun    izūba
(red sun when very low at night) igihendabaja
(to rise) kurasa
(to set) kurēnga
(to bring things in from) kwānura
(to put out in) kwānikira
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superstition    (observing certain days) kuziririza
(pagan ~) ubuzimuzimu
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syllable    urudadi
(to reverse in a word, transpose) gufudika
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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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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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talkative    (to be) kugira amazīnda, kurimbūra
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tame    kugandūra, kugūnda, kumenyēreza
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tap    (to) kudoda
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tease    kuyāngwa, gufyina, gufyinata, gupfyina, kujandajanda, gusōtōra
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tell    (one who tells others of good things, tells them where to go to find something good) umurānzi
(one who refuses to do as told) intābarirwa
(to ~) kubara, kubarira, kubwīra, gukerutsa, kurānga
(all about something) kujōja
(certainly) kujījūra
(dream) kurōtōra
(events) kudōnda
(fairy tales, stories passed down from long ago) gutika, kugana
(how one's affaires are going) kwīrāta
(make one ~ truth) kurahuruza
(publicly) kwerura
(someone that his friend has died) guhebūza
(something in a kind, easy way) kubembetereza
(to, divulge secret) gukerukiriza
(to others what you've heard) kwīgānīra
(what one has done) kwīyagiriza
(what one has heard while eaves-dropping) gutumbūra
(whole truth without hiding a thing) kwātagura
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temple    (of head) umusaya, imvuridahita
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then    buno, maze, rero, kuramuka (e.g. aramutse agenda – and then he went)
(and ~) kāndi
(and ~ afterwards) hanyuma
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thin    -to, -tō-to, -toya, -tonya
(person who gets ~ gradually) umunywera
(to be, from hunger, bones show) kugōberwa
(to become) kudohōka, kugeruka, kunohoka, kwōnda, kuyōka, kwīfūtānya
(to become from work or worry) kunohorwa, kugōgōra
(to get very) kugōgōra
(to ~ out plants) kwānkanya
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thoughtlessly    (to speak) kurandamuka
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tie    (to ~) kuboha, guhāmbīra
(beans on hedge to dry) gushisha
(clothes at waist) gukenyeza
(cow's legs while milking) kujīsha
(firmly) kudira
(neck of sack) kuniga
(oneself to) kwīhābīra
(rope) kudira
(securely) kudaga
(together) gutubika, gupfundikanya
(up a bundle) gutēkera
(with knot) gupfundika
(as goat in pasture) kuzirika
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time of day   amango
(dawn) umutwēnzi
(early morning) agatōndo
(morning) igitōndo
(between 9 and 10 am) ku musase
(near noon) umutāga, ku mamina ngohe
(about 1 pm, when cows leave drinking place) amahodoka
(about 3 pm) amasubirayo y'inyana
(toward sundown) umuhīngamo
(after dark) bwateranya
(sun low, but visible) ikirēngazūba
(early evening) akagorōba
(late afternoon or evening) umugorōba
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together    hamwe
(all) icārimwe
(living) umubāno
(all speaking) imvugarimwe
(with) kumwe
(sticking) akaramata
(trees grown very close ~) impatane
(to be) kumana
(to bring) gukoranya, gutēranya
(to come, as crowd) gukungēra
(to come all ~, suddenly, as at call of trouble) kurandamuka
(to crowd ~) kwegerana
(to get close) kwegerana
(to go ~ to see something, of many people) gukōndōrera
(to live) kubāna
(to live, be always) kwāmana
(to meet) gukorana, gutērana
(to cause to meet) gukoranya, gutēranya, guhūza
(to put) kwegeraniriza, guhūza
(to put things or people close ~) kwegeranya
(to spend time) kumarana
(to stick, vi) gufatana, kumata
(to stick, vt) gufatanya, kumatanya
(to strive and crowd) kuvurungana
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tomorrow    ejo (lit. 'the other day', therefore also: yesterday)
(day after ~) hīrya y'ējo
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track    ikānda
(of animal) umwānza
(of person, anything that indicates path a person has taken) akēhe
(to make) guhonyora
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trade    urundaza, ubudandaji
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trader    umucuruzi, umundazi, umudandaji, umundaza
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trample    guhonyanga, guhonyora, guhonyagura, gusiribānga, gukāndagira
(unintentionally) gufyāta
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tree    igiti
(fruit tree) igiti c'ivyamwa
(base of) igitsina, itsina
(trunk) umutūmba
(small ones around big one) umuvyāro
(big spreading) umutagare
(palm) ikigazi
(small, palmlike) igisāndasānda
(of whih bark was used for clothing) umumānda, icōmore, umuvumu, ikivumu
(of which bark is used for rope) umuvūmvu
(to be many) gusagāra
(to climb) kwūrira
(to climb down) kwūruruka
(to cut) gukera, gutema, guca
(to cut off top) gukēmūra
(trees grown very close together) impatane
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tremble    guhīnda agashitsi, kujugumira
(as hands in grasping) gususumira
(earth) kunyiganyiga, gutigita
(in fear) kudēgedwa, kudēgemwa, kudugudwa
(of hands, from cold or fever) gutetemera
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turn    urubu
(to take) kuja imbu, kwākīrana, kwākīranwa, gukūranwa
(to have one's) kuramukirwa
(about, vt) kuzūnguza, kuzūnguriza
(against) guhinyura
(against one you've loved) gucāna
(around, vi) guhindukira
(around, vt) guhindukiza
(around several times, vt) kuzungagiza
(away, vt) guhīnda
(back, vt) gukuba
(as fold)
(bad suddenly, e.g. weather, attitude) gufurūngana, gufurāngana
(on side, vt) guhēngeka
(one's head) gukebuka
(over and over, vt) kugaragura
(right side up) gucurūra
(upside down) kwūbika, gucuramika
(upside down or wrong end to) gucurika
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twist    gukānya, guhotora
(as arm, rope, etc.) guhīnga
(fibers in making rope, thread) kudandikanya
(one's foot) guhinyagara
(to wriggle and ~) kwīnyuguta
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unable    (to be) kudashobora
(to do what one attempts) gutāna
(to hear well) kwūmva bihurugūshwi
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uncertainly    (to go) guhushagirika, kuguza
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uncle    (paternal, my, our) ta wacu
(paternal, your) so wānyu
(paternal, his, her, their) sewābo
(maternal, my, our) mārume
(maternal, your) nyokorume
(maternal, his, her, their) inarume
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undernourishment    ingaburo idakwiye, indya
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unkind    (to speak unkindly to each other) kurandagurana
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unload    gutūnda, gutūra
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unstable    (to be) guhindagurika, kurārāta
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untie    kubohōra, kudura, kuzitura, guhamburura, gupfundurura
(cow's legs after milking) kujishura
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untroubled    (to be) kudayadaya
(to make) kugāzagāza
(to be having surfeited) kugāyagāya
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vaccination    ugucandaga, imugu, ururāsago, insago
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vex    gusīnda
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victor    (to be ~) kunēsha, gutsīnda
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victorious    (to be) gutsīnda
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vine    (creeping) igitēza
(grape) umuzabibu
(of certain sort) umurāndarānda
(red flowering) umukakampiri
(sweet potato) imibuto, umuvyūka
(pumpkin) umuvyūka
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visit    kugēndera, kugēndagēndera, kurāba, gutēmbēra (Sw.), gusēmbēra, guterabiri, kuyāga
(a friend) kubūngirana
(the sick, to go to help one whose house has burned) gusuhūza
(someone important) gushengera, gushengerera
(to retun from visiting chief) gushengurūka
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vomit    kudahwa, kwīyōra, kuruka, kuyōrwa, kwīyōrwa
(to ~ mother's milk, as baby does) kubōga
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vomitting    ukudahwa, ukuyorwa
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vow    indahiro
(to fail to keep ~) kwīrahuruza
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walk    kugēnda, kugēndagēnda
(backward) kugēndēsha umugōngo, kugēnda umugōngo
(esp. at night) kwīkānya
(help sick person ~) kwānza
(in footsteps of another) kugera ikirēnge
(in one's sleep) kurandamuka
(in water) kuvōgera
(noisily) gukacagira
(on tiptoe) gusōbōka, kuyōmbōka
(slowly) kugoyagoya
(stealthily) gukacakaca, kwōmboka
(to take a ~, go for a ~) kugēndagēnda, gutēmbēra
(~ about in house without permission) kudōbēra
(barefoot) kugēnda n'ibirēnge
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wall-to-wall carpeting   imoketi, indava
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warn    guhanūra, guhubūra, kwīhanikiriza
(against) kwīhaniza
(of danger) kubūrira, kubūra
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watch    kurīnda, guterama, kuba māso
(as night watchman) kurārīra
(i.e. workers) kurereka
(carefully) kugendeza, kugēnza
(flock) kuragira
(for) gusūra
(house) gusānga
(out for danger) guhwebutsa
(over) kubūngabūnga, kugendeza, guteramira, kuzigama
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watchman    umurinzi, umuteramyi, umunyezamo (Sw.), umuzamu (Sw.)
(esp. in daytime) umusānzi
(night) umurāririzi
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water    amazi
(rapidly flowing) umupfūnda
(anything that falls in) ikirohe
(dirt in) ikirohe
(large deep place of) icōgo
(thing for drawing) ikivōmesho
(to ~ plants) gusukira, kuvōmera
(to draw, go for) kuvōma
(to be covered with) kurengerwa
(to be in) kubōmbeka
(to filter ~) kuyōra amazi
(to flow softly, quietly) kuyōmbekēra
(to go in, swim) kwōga
(to have dirt in) gutobeka
(to pour on another's hands) kwūhīra
(to put into) kurobeza
(to remove foreign article) gutosōra
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wave    ingūnza, umupfūnda, umukuba
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wear    kwāmbara, gufuba
(belt, girdle) gukenyera
(many clothes) guhūnda
(out) gushira, gutamiza
(out completely) guhombōza
(out person) gutamya
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weasel    akarīnda, akagomba
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wedding    ubukwe
(to be ~ attendant) gushīngira
(to go to ~ feast) gutāha ubukwe
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whore    marāya, indaya (Sw.)
(woman who has left many husbands and finally gone and built at parent's home) igisubiramuhira
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win    (to) kunēsha
(to ~ a case) gutsīnda, gutsīndisha
(to ~ elections) gutsinda amatora
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wise    (person) umunyabwēnge, akaranda
(to be) gukerebuka
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wood    igiti
(chunk of) ikigiga, urugiga
(for fire) inkwi, urukwi
(of the hut) umugānda
(to put ~ on fire) gukomānya
(to work with) kubāza, ibiti vyo kwubaka
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yellow    umuhōndo, umugina, umutugutu
(dark) ibihogo
(of egg) umutugutu
(to become ~) kubēnja
(to become yellowish) kubēnjūka
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yesterday    ejo (lit. 'the other day', therefore also: tomorrow)
(day before ~) hīrya y'ējo, juzi
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young    –to, -tō-to, –toya, –tonya
(of animal) umwāna, icāna, umukāngara
(of small animal) imbūnda
(plants for transplanting) ingemwe
(girl, unmarried) inkumi
(man, unmarried) umusore
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date    (of month) itariki
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passion fruit   itunda, marakuja
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tangerine    mandarine
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sorghum    ihūndo, amasāka, amahonda
(plant) umuyānge
(sprout) ikirōnge
(stalk) igishakashaka
(to prepare ground for) guhānda
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factory    ihinguriro, uruganda
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president    perezida, umuperezida, umukuruwigihugu, umukuru w'igihugu
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elections    amatora
(organize ~) gutegura amatora
(to win ~) gutsinda amatora
(to lose ~) gutindwa amatora
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sex    (to have ~, to lie down together) kuryamana
(to marry, to have ~, only used of men) kurongora
(to be married, to have ~, only of women) kurongorwa
(to have ~ without being married) kurongorana
(to have ~, only used of men, rude) guswera
(to have ~, only used of women, rude) guswerwa
(to have ~, to fornicate) kwenda, kurya umwana
(to have homosexual intercourse) kwitomba, guswerana, kuryana akameka, kuryana inyuma
(to make love like dogs, to have homosexual intercourse, derogative) guswerana nk'imbwa
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Rwandese    Umunyarwanda
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Rwandan    (person) Umunyarwanda
(language) Kinyarwanda, ikinyarwanda
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workshop    (factory) uruganda
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Madam    Madamu
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Saturday    kuwa gatandatu
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drummer    (~ following the movement of the dancer) umuvuzamurishyo
(~ keeping the basic rhythm) umukokezi
(traditional ~, "one who hits hard") umutimbo
(members of drummer lineages) abazimbura, abanyuka, abanyakisaka
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event    (meeting) ikoraniro
(festival day) ibirori
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Germany    Ubudagi
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German    (person) umudagi
(language) ikidagi
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intercourse    (to have ~, to lie down together) kuryamana
(to marry, to have ~, only used of men) kurongora
(to be married, to have ~, only of women) kurongorwa
(to have ~ without being married) kurongorana
(to have ~, only used of men, rude) guswera
(to have ~, only used of women, rude) guswerwa
(to have ~, to fornicate) kwenda, kurya umwana
(to have homosexual ~) kwitomba, guswerana, kuryana akameka
(to have anal ~) kuryana inyuma
(to make love like dogs, to have homosexual ~, derogative) guswerana nk'imbwa
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love    (to ~) gukūnda, kugomwa
(to cause to ~) gukūndīsha
(deeply and obey) kunogēra
(~ each other) kunogerana, gukūndana
(turn against one you've loved) gucāna
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Jew    Umuyuda
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tie    ikaruvati
(traditional, worn on shoulder at dances) umwōgo
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businessman    umucuruzi, umundazi, umudandaji, umundaza
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fuck    (to ~, only used of men, rude) guswera
(to ~, only used of women, rude) guswerwa
(to ~, to fornicate) kwenda, kurya umwana
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dance    (to ~) gutāmba, guhamiriza
(parade dancing as traditional warriors) kwīyereka
(~ to music) kuvyina
(to cause to ~) kuvyinisha
(to ~ in honor of) kuvyinira, gutambira
(to ~ together) gutambana
(in honor of Kiranga) kubāndwa
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extremist    intakonywa (from kugōnda)
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bow    (to ~ down) gucurama, kwūnama
(to ~ the head) kwūnama
(to ~ the neck) kugōnda izosi
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cicada    ijeri
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cover    (to ~) gupfuka, gufuka
(to ~ oneself) kwīpfuka
(to ~ dish, etc.) gupfūndikira
(to ~ a basket) kurumya
(mouth of another with hand to keep him from making a sound) gupfūnda
(well) gutwikīra
(to take ~ from rain) kwūgama
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demon    ishetani, idayimoni
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fight    (to ~) kurwāna, kunigana, kurandagura, gusugurirwa,
(vt) kurwānya
(~ and defete completely) kunūtsa
(aggrevate a ~) kubūnga
(for) kumaranira
(for independance) kumēnja
(in fun) gukubagura
(one bigger than oneself) guhaga
(to pick a ~) gusōtōra
(to provoke a ~) gusōmborotsa
(to stop fighting) gutātūka
(with equal force) kurindana
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stomach pain   (to have) kurībwa mu inda
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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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kind    (to be) kugira umutima mwiza
(to be very ~ to) kubukabuka
(~ person) umushiranzigo, umwēranda
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light    (to ~ fire, lamp) gucāna, kudomeka, gukongereza, kwātsa
(the path, esp. with torch) kumurika
(to become ~ suddenly, early in morning just as darkness ends, or after eclipse) gutamānzuka, gutamānzura
(to come to light) guhinyuka, kwāndagara
(to put out) kuzimya
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lie    (to ~ about waiting on someone) kugangarara
(to ~ around ill long time) kuvūnda
(to ~ down) kuryāma
(to ~ down on the back) kugarama
(to ~ fallow) gusiba
(to ~ in wait for) kuryāmira, kugēnza
(to ~ on one's face) kwūbika inda
(to ~ on one's side) gucurama
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like    (to ~) gukūnda
(to ~ for a short time) guharara
(to try to make someone ~ what he has refused) kwōrekēra
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good evening   mwīriwe (used any time during the day or evening when greeting one after first time)
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Ugandan    (person) umuganda
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form    (to ~, as mould) kubūmba, gufyātura
(to ~ grains) guhūnda
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question    (to ask) kubaza
(to ~ in sense of examine) gucaca
(to ~ carefully) gucunaguza, gucunaguriza
(to ~ so strongly that one dares not deny again) kujīnjibura
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gay    (homosexual person) umutinganyi, umukonotsi, umuswezi, umubidadi, umugeyi
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pile    (to ~ together) gukumakuma
(to ~ up) kurūnda, kurūndarūnda
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I love you   ndagukūnda
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following    (the ~) ibikwirikira
(beside) iruhānde, hambavu
(~ day) bukēye
(~ week) indwi iza
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plant    (to ~) gutēra
(to ~ broadcast) kumījīra
(first) gushūza
(small seeds) kubiba
(to be loaded with fruits or grain) gutēngerera
(to be lush and green) gutotahara
(to come up thickly and thus not do well) gusorora
(to have abundant leaves and branches) gusagaba
(to help ~, throw beans in soil as other hoes) gutēragira
(to put forth branches) gushamika
(to put out big spreading branches) gusagarara, gutabarara
(to send forth shoots) gutōha
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please    (interjection) ndabigusavye
(~ help!, interjection) ntabāra!
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nineteen    icumi n'icēnda
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coming    (I am ~) ndaje
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pack    (to) gupakira
(to ~ down, vi) guhamāngira, kunyika
(vt) kunyikiza, gutsindagira
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palpitations    (to have) kudidagira
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pregnancy    inda
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sedentary    (to be) kuvūnda
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shuffle    (to) guhindagurika
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altruism    akagōngwe, ubukūndanyi, ubuntu
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barefoot    (to walk) kugēnda n'ibirēnge
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succeed    (to) gutsīnda, gushobora
(in persuading someone to leave his evil ways) gukōndōra
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certain    (a ~ day) umusi ur'izina
(a ~ person) umuntu kanaka
(a ~ thing) ikintu kanaka
(a ~ time) umwānya kanaka, igihe runaka
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trade    (to ~) gucuragiza, gucuruza, kundaza, guhānjura, gukāba
(butter for other things) kumadika
(one article for another) kuguza
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weed    (to ~) kubagara
(out grass quickly) kurandagura
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laxity    ukwīgīra sindabibazwa
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donut    irindazi, igitumbura
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romantic    (to be) gukūndana
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compress    (to) kwibānda
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fornicate    (to) gusāmbana, kwenda, kurya umwana
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date    (to ~) gukūndana
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pressing    ugukanda
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wrong    (to be ~) kwīhēnda, kwībesha
(to be ~ end to) gucurika
(to be placed ~ end to) gucurama
(to drop out of something because you know you're in the ~) kwōnjorora
(to try to hinder from doing ~) guhōyahōya
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sail    (to) kugēnda
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