ink    irāngi
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inka (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkwi (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
urukwi (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
inkara (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkari (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. urine, 2. piss, pee (slang)
inkazi (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
sharp instrument or person
inkoko (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkomi (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
walking stick
inkone (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
eunuch, castrated male
inkoni (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
walking stick
inkono (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
clay cooking pot
inkovu (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkuba (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
thunder (actually, the imaginary animal that makes the thunder)
inkumi (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. girl of marriageable age, 2. teenage girl
inkura   3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkuru (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
1. news, 2. story, 3. fame (usually in pl.)
inkēre (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. berries, esp. blackberry, 2. strawberry
inkēri (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. berries, esp. blackberry, 2. strawberry
inkīko (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
boundaries of country
inkōko (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
flat basket with lid
inkōta (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
sword, long knife
inkūbi (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
storm (wind and rain)
inkūka (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. slope of hill, 2. beach, shore, strand, coast, 3. ransom, redemption price
urukero (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
urukiko (in-  6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
court, tribunal
urukino (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
1. game, play, 2. game field
urukoba (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
urukoko (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
cream, scum
urukumu (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
inkingu (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkondo (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
handle (e.g. of spoon)
inkwāno (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
dowry price
inkwāre (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkwēto (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkāmba (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
dross (in metal)
inkēnde (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkēnga (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
basket (tall)
inkīngi (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
large stick stuck in ground, pillar, post, gatepost, cord of tongue
inkīnzo (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkōmbe (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
shore, lakeshore, riverbank, coast
inkūmbu (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
urukanka (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
framework of house (finished except grass)
urukwāvu (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
rabbit, hare
urukīnja (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
1. council, 2. circle of people
inkenuzo (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
information, knowledge
inkogoto (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
scar left by person scratching or biting another
inkokora (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkokoro (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
river bank
inkomezi (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkomoka (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
beginning, origin
inkorora (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
cough, cold
inkukuma (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
inkukūra (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
very heavy rain (sweeps away crops or hillsides)
inkūrūma (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
urukerezo (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
inkarīsha (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. sharp beer, 2. anything fermented
inkengera (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
river bank
inkomānzi (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. upset plans, rapping, tapping, 2. reason, cause
urukorōnko (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
charm or horn used by witch doctor
urukumbuzi (in-  6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
nostalgia, homesickness
urukāngaga (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
inkokokazi (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
hen (female chicken)
inkorofani (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
wheelbarrow (from Sw.)
inkēngērwa (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
despised thing or person
urukaratāsi (in-  6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
(Sw.) paper, sheet of paper
urukorogoto (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
papyrus reeds (dry)
urukurukuru (in-  6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
inkerebutsi   adj    1. skillful, skilled, 2. wise
urukenyerero (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
inkūndwākazi (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
favorite wife
inkuru nshasha   phr    news (as in TV, radio etc.)
inka n’imirima   phr    a cow in the field (description of a calm, composed and serene person)
inkorora y'akānīra   phr    pertussis, whooping cough, whoop
inka zishashe amahembe   phr    maze of horns (see gusasa and ihēmbe)
-kazi     suffix used to form the feminine (imbwakazi – female dog, inkokokazi – hen)
agacūku     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
(no pl.) something that stinks
agakomokomo (udu-)     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
base of brain, occiput (also inkomokomo)
akanyōbwa (utu-  7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
a drink
amahodoka    5    about 1:00 (when cows leave drinking place)
amayaya  5    post-drinking song, region de Kirimiro
gucīra (-cīriye)     v    1. to determine, 2. to think, 3. to spit, expectorate
gucūcagira (-cūcagiye)     v    to sprinkle (vt)
gucūcagiza (-cūcagije)     v    to sprinkle with, help to sprinkle
gufunguza (-funguje)     v    1. to ask for food or drink, 2. to dilute with
guhodoka (-hodotse)     v    to quench one's thirst, to cease to drink (esp. cows)
guhumaguza (-humaguje)     v    to blink a lot in trying to see
gukamagura (-kamaguye)     v    to drink (of king)
gukāmba (-kāmvye)     v    1. to begin to get wrinkled (with age), 2. to be clouded (eyes)
gupfunyirana (-pfunyiranye)     v    to be folded, wrinkled
gupfunyiranya (-pfunyiranije)     v    to wrinkle (vt)
gupfunyuka (-pfunyutse)     v    to become unwrinkled
gupfunywa (-pfunywe)     v    to be wrinkled
gusasa (-shashe)     v    to stay at the king's or a chief's court for a time
inka zishashe amahembe maze of horns
gushōka (-shōtse)     v    1. to do quickly (esp. used by Batwa), 2. to go to drink (animals), 3. to slip down on spear (of meat they've put on tip – if it falls it's supposed to be diseased), 4. to fall accidentally on spear and be injured
gushōra (-shōye)     v    1. to sell, 2. to lead animals to drink
gusimbagurika (-simbaguritse)     v    1. to jump, leap, 2. to do or answer quickly without thinking, 3. to pound (heart)
gusōma (-sōmye)     v    1. to kiss, 2. to sip, or drink from a reed
gutegēra (-tegēreye)     v    1. to think over, to understand, 2. to go to meet, to wait for
gutegereza (-tegereje)     v    1. to understand after thinking over, 2. to cause to understand, 3. to wait for someone expected
gutota (-tose)     v    1. to sprinkle 'medicine' around to protect from evil, 2. to be saturated
gutuna (-tunnye)     v    1. to pucker, shrink (vi), 2. to lean forward preparing to run
ifanta (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
Fanta, soft drink
igitumbura (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
doughnut, donut, fritter, sinker
igiturire (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. food and drink of rich man (ruler), (esp. honey), 2. corruption
ikawa (i-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
coffee (drink)
ikinyōbwa (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
drink, something to be drunk
ikiremve (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
blood of cow (drawn out to drink)
imvaho (im-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
one who's been there, eyewitness (inkuru z'imvaho)
injebejebe (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
wrinkle (actually, turning down of lower lip), red thing on chicken below beak (wattle)
irāngi (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
color, ink, paint
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
kubōmba (-bōmvye)     v    to imbibe, drink in
kudobera (-dobeye)     v    to sink (as in water)
kugira (-gize)     v    1. to do, 2. to make, 3. to have, 4. to think, 5. to say
kugombeka (-gombetse)     v    to sprinkle 'medicine' in house to protect from harm
kumemēra (-memēreye)     v    to sprinkle as with powder, salt
kumīja (-mīje)     v    to sprinkle, throw water
kumījagira (-mījagiriye)     v    to sprinkle (vt)
kumījīra (-mījīriye)     v    to sprinkle, splash (vi), to plant broadcast
kumījīrana (-mījīranye)     v    to sprinkle each other
kumījīrīsha (-mījīrīshije)     v    to cause to sprinkle, help to sprinkle, sprinkle with
kumījīrwa (-mījīwe)     v    to be sprinkled on
kunēna (-nēnnye)     v    1. to refuse to eat and drink with, 2. to scorn
kunūka (-nūtse)     v    to smell bad, stink
kunywa (-nyōye)     v    to drink
kunywako (-nyōyeko)   v    to drink a little, to taste a sip
kunywāna (-nywānye)     v    to drink together
kunywēra (-nywēreye)     v    to drink at, in, for
kunywēsha (-nywēsheje)     v    to drink from, cause to drink
kurengerwa (-rengewe)     v    to sink, to be covered with water
kurimbūra (-rimbūye)     v    1. to think over whether a thing is right, count the cost, 2. to joke (with lots of words), to be talkative, garrulous
kurogoza (-rogoje)     v    1. to ask for medicine to counteract bewitchment, 2. take a drink proving it is not poisoned
kuroka (-rotse)     v    to sink
kuvūmba (-vūmvye)   v    to go where folks are drinking in hopes of getting some, to beg (for beer)
kuvunira akagohe (-vuniye)   phr    to wink at
kuyāmīra (-yāmīriye)   v    to feel faint, gradually drift off to sleep while thinking
kuziga (-zize)   v    1. to dye, 2. to think about, 3. to expect to get something, 4. to suppose
kuzirikana (-zirikanye)   v    1. to know, 2. to think over, 3. to meditate
kwībira (-ībiye)     v    1. to sink, plunge in, 2. to steal at, for
kwīkēkako (--tseko)     v    to think, to doubt oneself
kwīrimbūra (-īrimbūye)     v    1. to think, to consider, to weigh pros and cons, 2. to acknowledge to oneself one's guilt
kwīshōra (-īshōye)     v    to go oneself to drink
kwīshōza (-īshōje)     v    1. to quench one's thirst, 2. drink after a meal
kwītuna (-ītunnye)     v    1. to be wrinkled, 2. to shrink, to shrivel up
kwīyūhīra (-iyūhīye)   v    to drink from the hollow of one's hand
kwīyumvīra (-īyumvīriye)     v    1. to think, to consider, 2. to assess, to rate, to evaluate
kwūgunyuza (-ūgunyuje)   v    1. to scour at pot, 2. to rinse out dirt, 3. to drink all there is in a container
    adv    absolutely! extremely! think of that!
ubuhēhēsi     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
(no pl.) lustful thinking and practices
uburyarya     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
(no pl.) itching, making others think you've done a miracle when it's only a deception
umēnga     I think, it seems, one might say, probably
umēngo   I think, it seems, one might say, probably
umukanya (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
wrinkle, fold
umunya (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
wrinkle (as in face), excessive thinness
umunywi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
umupfunyu (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
wrinkle (as in cloth), fold
age    (to reach age of accountability) kwāruka
(to begin to get wrinkled with age) gukāmba
(old age) ubukuru, zabukuru
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alcohol    (to drink) inzoga zikaze
(med) arukoro, ubwayi
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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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armrest    icīshimikizo c'inkokora
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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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basket    (big) intonga, igitēbō
(deep, uncovered) ikigagara, igisāmba, igisāngāza
(flat, small) icibo
(flat with lid) inkōko
(little) akēbo
(shallow) ikivūmvu
(tall) inkēnga
(tall, pointed) igiseke, igisīmbo
(border of) umusōzo
(lid, cover) umutemere
(nicely made) indemano
(to cover) kurumya
(to remove lid) kurumūra
(to be upside down) kwūbika
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beer    inzōga
(fresh, with froth) umubira
(banana) urwārwa, urwāgwa
(sorghum) impeke, indimwa
(given to sick person) umwerēra
(sharp, anything fermented) inkarisha
(undiluted) uruhorwe
(mixed with water) umusharuro
(to beg for) kuvūmba
(to put in a warm place) gutara
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begin    (by ~) kubānza, kubanziriza, guhēra
(to ~) gutangura, kwānzika, gushūriza, gushūza
(to cause to ~) gutangīza
(~ from) guhēra
(~ a task) kwāhuka
(~ to get wrinkled from age) gukāmba
(~ to head up, as grain) guhaga
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beginning    inkomoka, iremezo, intango, itanguriro, intanguro
(of dry season, about June) impēshi
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berries    inkēri, inkēre
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berry    inkēri, inkēre
icamwa kitagira utubuto
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bird    ikiguruka
(little ones) inyoni
(crane, golden-crested) umusāmbi
(crow) igikōna
(dove) intunguru, inuma
(duck) imbati
(eagle) inkona, inkukuma, ikinyakabaka, impūngu
(goose, wild) igisafu
(hawk) igisiga
(kite) ikinyakabaka
(parrot) gasuku
(partridge) inkwāre
(robin, African) inyōmvyi
(that sucks honey, black with red throat, or metallic green) umunūni
(wagtail) inyamanza
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blink    (to ~ often to try to see) guhumaguza
(with eyes) gukubita ingohe
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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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boundary    urubibe, akarīmbi, ikirīmbi
(of country) inkīko
(to make a) kuzitira
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cane    ikibāndo, inkoni yo gushaza
(sugar ~, ready to eat) umusigati, umusumba
(sugar ~, plant) igikaju
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castrate    (to) gukona, gushāhura
(castrated male) inkone
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cause    inyānduruko, inkomānzi, impāmvu, igituma, imvo
(to plead a ~) kubūrana
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charm    (heathen) igihēko
(heathen, worn on head) urugori
(used by witch doctor) urukorōnko, inkorōnko
('medicine' smeared about kraal to keep away thieves and evil spirits) ururēmbeko
(spell, hex) amarozi
(white shell worn by children) iyugi
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chicken    inkoko
(hen) inkokokazi
(rooster) isāke
(wing of) icūbi
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circumference    inkikuro
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clean    -īza
(to be) guca
(to become) guhumānuka
(to make) gusukura, guhumānura
(out ear wax) gukurugutura
(out path) gusibūra
(sweep) gukubūra
(up) kwēnzūra
(up a field) gukāngaza
(up a place) gukēsha
(up one's plate completely) gukōmba inkono
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coffee    (grain or tree) akawa, agahawa
(as drink) ikawa
(~ pot) ibirika y'ikawa
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cold    –bisi
(in chest) agaherēra
(in head) agahiri, akamango, akamangu,
(cough) inkorora
(common cold, flu) ibicurane
(weather) imbeho, ubukonje
(weather, severe) igikonyozi
(to be) gukōnja, gukanya, gutīmba
(to be drawn up from ~) gutetera
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collect    gutororokanya
(fees) kubuguza
(taxes) gutōreza, gutōza
(wood) gusenya inkwi
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comprehend    gutahura
(involves act of seeing) kurabukwa
(after thinking over) gutegereza
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consider    (to) kwīyumvīra
(to think over whether a thing is right) kurimbūra, kwīrimbūra
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cord    umugozi
(of tongue) inkīngi
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cough    inkorora
(hard ~) agahehēra
(to ~) gukorora
(to make) gukora
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cow    inka
(brownish black) ikirāyi
(gray) uruhīza
(white) igihororo
(~ without horns) imvure
(blood of, to drink) ikiremve
(~ path) umuhōra
(to be at rest) kuvyāgira
(to be many) gusagara
(to be many together) gusasa amahembe
(to ask ~ from one to whom ~ was given) kwōkōza
(to chase flies off) kuzīnga
(to entrust ~s to another and they increase while there) gutongoza
(to get medicine to make ~ like her calf) kwōrokereza
(to lead) kuyobora, gushorera
(to lead to pasture) guturutsa
(to put skin of dead calf before ~ to make her to give milk) kwōrokēra
(to return ~ or calf to one from whom one received a ~) kwōkōra
(to take up hill) kurārūra
(to tie legs while milking) kujīsha
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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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despised    (thing, person) inkēngērwa
(to be) kugayika, gukengerēka, gutītūka
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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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do    (to) kugira, gukora
(again) kwongera
(always) kwāma, guhora
(anyhow, in spite of) gupfa
(continually) kwāma, guhora
(the dishes) kwoza ivyombo
(even more) kurushiriza
(first) kubānza, gushūza
(forcefully) kwīhanukīra
(habitually) kumēnyera
(have too much to ~) kurēngerana
(the impossible) gufyidikīra
(~-it-yourself) ukugira utugenegene
(housework) kugora
(one's duty) gushimika
(quickly) gukwākwānya, gushōka, gusobaganya, gusūriranya, gutebūtsa
(quickly and carelessly) kuraha
(quickly without thinking) gusimbagurika
(~ not) -ōye (verb without infinitive)
(reluctantly) kwīyumānganya
(a sloppy job) kurēngagiza
(something alone) kwīgūnga
(something by oneself without authority) kwigenera
(something that causes pleasure or amazement) gusamāza
(that which you declared you would not ~) kwīrahuruza
(two things at once) kubāngikanya
(unwillingly) kugoyagoya
(unwillingly and complainingly) kunyinkira
(the washing up) kwoza ivyombo
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dock    (to ~ a boat) kwēgera inkengera z'uruzi
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dowry    (price) inkwāno
(to have dowry paid for) gukōbwa
(to pay) gukwa
(to receive) gukwērwa
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drift    (gradual drifting) akayōmbekēre
(to gradually drift off to sleep while thinking) kuyāmīra
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drink    (anything to be drunk) ikinyōbwa
(sweet banana) umutobe
(soft ~) ifanta
(to ~) kunywa
(to ~, of king) gukamagura
(animals, go to ~) gushōka
(after a meal) kwīshōza
(all there is in a container) kwūgunyuza
(to cease to ~) guhodoka
(from a reed) gusōma
(from hollow of one's hand) kwīyūhīra
(in) kubōmba
(to lead animals to ~) gushōra
(to make one ~, pour milk down throat) kuramiza
(to refuse to eat and ~ with) kunēna
(to go where others are drinking in hopes of getting some) kuvūmba
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dross    (in metal) inkāmba
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eagle    inkona, impūngu, inkukuma, ikinyakabaka
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earthenware    inkono y'ibumba ikayangana
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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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edge    imbiga, urubiga, inkombe
(of sword, knife) ubūgi
(of cloth) umusozo w'impuzu
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elbow    inkokora
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eunuch    inkone
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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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fame    inkuru, amakuru
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fermented    (anything, beer) inkarisha
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firewood    urukwi, inkwi
(to gather ~) gusēnya
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food    indya, ibifungurwa, imfungurwa
(food that needs to be cooked) igitekwa
(baby ~) umusururu
(big portion of) irobe
(and drink of rich man, ruler) igiturire
(for a journey) impāmba
(without salt) ibise
(one in charge of ~ at a feast) umuteretsi
(place where ~ is plentiful) amasumo, ubusumo
(to be burned slightly) kuyēnga
(to become too dry in cooking) kuyēnga
(to burn, vi) kuzigira
(to dish up) kwārura
(to eat, to serve) gufungura
(to get ~ for oneself) gutāra
(to go to find ~) gusuma
(to go together to produce ~ for guests) gutērēra
(to quickly make ~ for one) kuzina
(to serve) gufungura
(to try to find ~ for unexpected guests) kwīyambagura
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gatepost    inkīngi, igikīngi
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girl    umukōbwa, umwīgeme
(~ reaching age of puberty) umuzēzwa
(teenage ~) inkumi
(beautiful ~) nyiramwiza
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give    guha, guhēsha, gutānga
(back) gusubīza
(back cow, calf to one from whom one received a cow) kwōkōra
(birth) kuvyāra
(birth, cow about to ~) kudigiriza
(cow a second time to one who has brought many gifts) guhetera inkoni
(example) kugereraniriza, guha akarorero
(gift to bride so she will talk) guhorōra
(give me...) mpa
(good measure) kunengesēreza
(in to) kurōnsa
(information) kurangīra
(life to) kubēshaho
(more) kwongera, kwongeza
(oneself to) kwīhāmbīra
(oneself to service of Kiranga) kubāndwa, kuvōvōta
(over a possession) kwegura
(penuriously) kuzirukanya
(pledge or security) kugwatiriza
(present) kugabira
(refuse to) kwīma
(refuse to ~ another his own) kugūnga, kwīmana
(sacrifice) gushikana
(someone a hand) gusahiriza
(someone a heavy load) kuremēka
(to) guha, guhēra, guhēreza, kurōnsa, gushikiriza
(to each other) guhāna
(to each other often) guhānahāna
(to one whose house has burned) gusuhūza
(talk) kugamba
(up everything) kwīgura
(warm welcome, one does not say it of himself) gukēra
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handle    (of hoe) umuhini, umumezo
(of spoon, etc.) inkondo
(of cup) ikigōmbo
(of bucket) umukono
(to put on, esp. hoe) gukwikira
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hill    umusozi, umudūgo, umutumba
(brow of) igikombe
(of earth, to plant in) iburi
(slope of) inkūka, akamanuko, umurwa
(top of) impīnga
(little hills) ubutumba
(very big ~) igisozi
(white ant hill) umugina
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horn    (musical) inzamba
(of animal) ihēmbe
(small, used for tobacco) inconco, iconco
(used by witch doctor) urukorōnko, inkorōnko
(maze of horns) inka zishashe amahēmbe
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hutch    (of rabbit) akazu k'inkwavu
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information    inkenuzo
(gained by eavesdropping) igisokoro
(to give) kurangīra
(to seek) kugenzūra
(to seek about someone) kubariritsa
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instrument    igikoresho
(musical, zither or harp) inānga
(monochord instrument) umuduri, indonongo
(musical, lamellophone) ikembe
(musical, with string) agahugūgu
(large bow-like instrument) idono, indono
(sharp) inkazi
(to play) kuvuza, gucurarānga
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knife    imbugita, icūma
(for cutting banana leaves) urugombōzo
(long) inkōta
(long, broad) umupānga
(long-handled, curved) umuhoro
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knowledge    ubwēnge, inkenuzo, ubumenyi, ukumenyēra
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lead    (to) kwōsha, kurōngōra
(a discussion) kuremesha ikiganiro
(esp. cows) gucūra, kuyobora, gushorera
(animals to drink) gushōra
(astray) guhuvya, kuzimiza
(cows to pasture) guturutsa
(to attack) kugomora
(out, to show the way to one who is lost) kuzimurura
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loneliness    irungu, inkūmbu
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lonesomeness    inkūmbu, irungu
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lustful    (thinking and practices) ubuhehesi
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maze    (of horns) inka zishashe amahēmbe
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miracle    igitangāza, akūmiza
(not by God's power) amarēba
(making others think you've done a ~ when it's only a deception) uburyi
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monkey    inkēnde, inguge
(large) imamfu
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news    inkuru, amakuru, indemano, impūha
(in TV, radio) amakuru
(esp. of battle) imigūmūko
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occiput    agakomokomo, inkomokomo
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origin    inyānduruko, akārōnda, inkomoka, inyāmo
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partridge    inkwāre
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pillar    inkīngi, igikīngi
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plan    imigabo, umugambi, integuro
(upset plans) inkomānzi
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ponder    (think over whether a thing is right) kurimbūra, gutegēra, kuzirikana
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pot    (clay cooking) inkono, inaga, impānge
(for water) umubīndi, umuhānge, umukātwa, ikibīndi
(coffee ~) ibirika y'ikawa
(small for butter) urwāvya, ikebano
(very large) intāngo
(with long narrow neck) agakarabo
(cooking pot) isafuriya, isafuria
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price    igicīro, ikiguzi
(purchase price) ikiguzi
(redemption ~) ingorore, inkūka
(to ask very high ~) kuzimba
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prove    kwāgiriza, kwerekana, guhinyuza, kujījūra
(that a drink is not poisoned) kurogoza
(to one that he's wrong) kujīnjibura
(a prove) icemezo
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rabbit    urukwāvu
(~ hutch) akazu k'inkwavu
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rain    imvura
(light, fine) urunyanyāga
(main rain season) itumba
(season of early rains) agatāsi
(very heavy) isegenya
(very heavy, sweeps away crops on hillside) inkukūra
(wind and rain, storm) inkūbi
(path of water in heavy rain) umuvo
(to ~) kugwa
(with imvura, i.e. imvura iragwa)
(to begin to ~ after dry season) gutāsura
(to cause to, sorcerer) kuvuba
(early in morning or for a long time) kuvōvōta
(heavily) guhonoka
(a long time without stopping) kujobanya
(on) kuvubira
(softly) kunyanyāga
(to threaten to) gukuba
(to fall continuously) gushāna
(to fall heavily) kuzibiranya
(to go for shelter in) kwūgama
(to be soaked by downpour) kujōbeka
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ransom    incūngu, inkūka
(to ~) gucūngura
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rapping    inkomānzi
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reason    inyānduruko, inkomānzi, impāmvu, imvo, igituma
(to ~ with someone to try to persuade her to elope) gucīkiza
(to ~ within oneself) kwībūranya
(to be tired without ~) kudendebukirwa
(to lose ~) gusara
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redemption price   ingorore, inkūka
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reed    ikibīngo, ikibīngobīngo, irēnga, igishakshaka
(papyrus) urufūnzo, urukorogoto
(to drink from) gusōma
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reflect    (sense of think) kwītegereza
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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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resources    (money) inkomoko y'ibintu
(to be at end of one's) kuzigirizwa
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rich man   umutūnzi, umukire
(food and drink of) igiturire
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river    urūzi
(bank) inkokoro, inkengera, inkombe
(current of) umukuba
(gentle flowing of) akayōmbēro
(middle of) umutānga, idāmba
(to cross over) kujabuka
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rooster    isāke, inkoko
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sandal    inkwēto
(with strap between the big and the other toes) ikambambiri
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scar    inkovu
(from medical cutting) ururāsago, indāsago
(left by person scratching or biting another) inkogote
(on gourd or skin) umuguma
(of plant) ibango
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sharp    (instrument, person) inkazi
(to be, instrument) gutyara, gukariha
(taste) gukara
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shield    inkīnzo
(of variegated colors) ikizirazira
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shore    inkōmbe, inkūka
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shrink    gutuna, kwītuna
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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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sink    ubwogerezo bw'ivyombo
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skilled    inkerebutsi
(person) umuhānga, umuhīnga, umuhizi, umugesera, umufūndi (Sw.), umuntu w'inkuba
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skillful    inkerebutsi
(to be) kubanguka, guhīngūra
(to be more than others) kuzīnga
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slope    inkingu
(of hill) inkūka, akamanuko, umurwa
(steep) agahanamo
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something    ikintu
(~ that stinks) agacūku
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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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stink    kunūka
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storm    (wind and rain) inkūbi
(wind) inkūrūma
(noise of approaching) umugigimo
(thunderstorm) ikivura
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story    (in sense of fable) umugani
(in sense of riddle) igisōkōzanyo
(fairy) igitiko
(news) inkuru
(sung legend) igitito
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strength    imbaraga, inkomezi, ubukomezi
(muscular) intege
(physical) amagara
(my ~ has left me) amagara yandyarutse
(to regain) guhembūka
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sword    inkōta
(edge of) ubūgi
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tapping    inkomānzi
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think    kwīyumvīra, gucīra, kugira, kwīkēkāko, kwīrimbūra
(about) kuziga
(over) gutegēra, kuzirikiana
(over whether a thing is right) kurimbūra
(to do quickly without thinking) gusimbagurika
(I think, you don't think, one might think) umēnga, umēngo
(think of that!) pe!
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thumbprint    igikumu, ikinkumu
(to make) gutēra igikumu
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thunder    umuturagaro, inkuba (refers to imaginary animal that makes the thunder)
(to ~) guturagara
(thunderstorm) ikivura
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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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tongue    ururimi
(cord of) inkīngi, igikīngi
(to be tongue-tied) kugobwa
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understand    gutāhūra, kurabuka, guhubūka
(to cause to) gutāhūza, gutegereza, gukurugutura
(to hear) kwūmva
(to think over) gutegēra
(after thinking over) gutegereza
(one another) kwūmvīkana, kwūmvana
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upset plans   inkomānzi
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urine    (of humans) amasōba, inkari
(of animal) amagānga
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utensil    (basin) umubēhe, ikibēhe
(bowl) ibakure
(clay cooking pot) inkono, inaga, impānge
(tall clay water pot) umubīndi
(cooking) icōmbo
(small covered container) ikazānga
(small pot girls put butter in) ikebano, urwāvya
(spoon) ikiyīko
(very large pot) intāngo
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walking stick   inkomi
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watering    ukuvōmera
(can) ishwāro, ikivōmerezo
(place) urugomero, urugomero rw'inka, rw'ibitungwa
(to make a ~ place) kugomera
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wheelbarrow    inkorofani (Sw.)
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whooping cough   akānīra, inkokora y'akānīra
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wife    umugēnzi, umugore
(abandoned) intabwa
(favorite) inkūndwākazi
(wife of) muka
(wife of king, chief) umwāmikazi
(to bring back ~ after she's gone home) gucūra
(to lose ~ by death) gupfākara
(to send ~ back to husband when she's gone home) gucūrira
(to take) kwābīra
(to take, without marrying her properly) gucīkiza
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wind    umuyaga
(heavy) igihūhūta, igihūhūsi
(and rain, storm) inkūbi
(sound of things blown by wind) umuvuguvugu
(around, as string) kuzīngīra
(to shake in ~) guhuzēnwa
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windstorm    inkūrūma
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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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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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holiday    ikiruhūko, inkonje
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consequence    inkurikizi, ingaruka
(to do as a) guhava
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post    (column) inkīngi, igikīngi
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sink    (to ~) kwībira, kurengerwa, kuroka
(as in water) kudobera
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strawberry    inkēri, inkēre
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blackberry    inkēri, inkēre
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answer    (to ~) kwīshura
(to ~ at, for) kwītabira
(to ~ on exam) guhīngūra
(~ back lots of words to one who reproves) kuryāgūmba
(delay to) kurēngagiza
(to not give when asked) kwīrengagiza
(quickly without thinking) gusimbagurika
(to superior when called) kurēnguka
(when called) kwītaba
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bank    (of river) inkokoro
(of river, lake) inkōmbe, inkengera
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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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work    (to ~) gukora
(at several tasks at once) kujuragira
(carelessly wanting to quit) kuregarega
(complainingly) kugimīra
(for king, chief) gusasa ibwāmi
(for oneself) kwīkorera
(hard) gucumukura, gutama
(hard at) kuramiriza
(lazily) kuregarega
(rapidly) gufuruguta
(together) gukorana
(unwillingly, complainingly) kunyinkira, kugimīra
(with earnestness) gushira igikonyo
(with wood) kubāza
(with zeal) gushira igikonyo
(to cease, go home from) kugodoka
(to ~ for another without approval) kuruhira
(to do housework) kugora
(to feign) gushaza
(to put to) kwāhura
(to not keep at the job faithfully) gutenzekanya
(to try to get out of, pretend to work) gushaza
(to have ~ in one place many years) kuzyātira
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poison    (to ~ by bewitchment) kuroga
(to take a drink to prove it is not poisoned) kurogoza
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print    (thumb) igikumu, ikinkumu
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rhinoceros    inkura
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crab    inkara
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beef    inyāma y'inka
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